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BIO 270-01: Animal Plant Interactions
All living things on earth are intricately intertwined. This course will explore the intricacies of interactions that take place between two of the most diverse groups of living organisms: animals and plants. Topics covered will include antagonistic relationships, such as herbivory and carnivorous plants, and mutualisms, such as pollination, seed dispersal, and ant-plant mutualisms. Readings from academic texts and primary literature, documentaries and class discussions will facilitate investigations into the many unique relationships that have co-evolved between plants and animals. Prerequisite: BIO 102 or 110 or permission of instructor.
BIO 270-01: Biology of Cancer
Introduction to the biological basis of cancer with emphasis on the nature and causes of cancer, cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in the induction of cancer, and methods of cancer prevention and treatment. Various clinical aspects and social implications of cancer as well as lifestyle, diet, and nutritional factors will also be explored. Prerequisite: BIO 102 or permission of the instructor. NS
ENG 115-01: Writing About Literary Genres – Gothic Literature ENG 115-10: Writing About Literary Genres – Graphic Novel
ENG 115-01: Writing About Literary Genres – Gothic Literature
ENG 115-10: Writing About Literary Genres – Graphic Novel
ENG 270/370-01: African-American Literature
Introduces both the diversity of the African-American literary tradition and its intertextuality. Examines how black writers have responded to each other over the last two centuries. Includes some of the major writers, periods, and genres. Prerequisite: Foundations course in English. 370 level also requires a 200 level course in Communications, English, or Mass Communications. CD, LIT, WI
FA 170-01: World Art
A survey of art from Oceana, Africa, and the pre-Columbian Americas examining the integration of visual art with material culture and everyday life. Reading, discussion, research field trips and slide lectures will be used to understand artifacts both in their original context and in the context of the Western concept of "art history." Prerequisite: Foundations English course. ART, NWC, WI
IS 370-10: Contemporary International Problems
This course is an approach to globalization that focuses on issues and problems that affect both developing and Western nations. Topics include global inequality, trade, terrorism, health, population and migration, and the environment. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and a previous course in International Studies, Business and Economics, or History and Political Science. NWC
PHI/RLS 270/370-01: Humanity 2.0
This course explores human nature, the human-animal-world relationship, and the role of technology in altering/enhancing/degrading human life. With sources ranging from ancient myth to modern literature and science, it will challenge participants to critically and constructively re-imagine what it means to be human. Prerequisite: Foundations course in English. 370 level also requires additional course in Philosophy or Religion. ETH, WI
PHI 270-OL: Eastern Philosophies
The course will introduce students to the philosophical traditions of India, China, and Japan. It will cover the six major Hindu schools (Nyaya, Vaisesika, Sankya, Yoga of Patanjali, Mimamsa, and Vedanta); Buddhism, both Theravada and Mahayana(with special consideration given to Tibetan and Zen Buddhist concepts);Jainism (atomic theory, syadvada, and ethical theory); Taoism (metaphysics and social/political theory), and the Confucian social and political theory. Prerequisite: Foundations course in English. NWC
PS 370-01: Women and the American Presidency
Considers from an historical and critical perspective various aspects of presidential campaigns. Examples include the nomination process, campaign financing, the role of political consultants and political parties, impacts of the mass media and the Internet, the use and abuse of polls, presidential debates, voter decision-making, and the Electoral College.Possible election reforms are evaluated. The process of transition to a new president is examined. Students will participate in a debate over issues and candidates. CC
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