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59 courses found, displaying all courses.
Course # Title Hours Notes Enrollments
AFAM:1020:0001 Course Title is
Introduction to African American Culture
Start and end times: 2:00P - 3:15P TTh 2 VOX
Instructors: Damani Phillips (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Waitlist
40 of 40 enrolled
AFAM:1030:0001 Course Title is
Introduction to African American Society
Start and end times: 12:30P - 1:45P TTh 214 EPB
Instructors: Venise Berry (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Open
36 of 40 enrolled
AFAM:1250:0001 Course Title is
Introduction African American Religions
Start and end times: 2:00P - 3:15P TTh C10 PC
Instructors: Richard Turner (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Open
18 of 30 enrolled
AFAM:2076:0001 Course Title is
Race, Ethnicity, and Media
Start and end times: 12:30P - 1:45P TTh E232 AJB
Instructors: Alfred Martin (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Waitlist
25 of 25 enrolled
AFAM:2079:0001 Course Title is
Race and Ethnicity in Sport
Start and end times: 9:30A - 10:20A MWF 1140 LIB
Instructors: Jennifer Sterling (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
TILE
Open
25 of 40 enrolled
AFAM:2500:0EXW Course Title is
Black Culture and Experience
Arranged Time World Wide Web
Instructors: Venise Berry (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Delivery Mode: Web
DOE Distance Course (EX*)
Waitlist
30 of 30 enrolled
AFAM:2800:0001 Course Title is
AfAmer Wmn, Health, Hair, & Sexuality
Start and end times: 12:30P - 3:30P M 240 BHC
Instructors: Janette Taylor (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Open
10 of 22 enrolled
AFAM:3500:0001 Course Title is
Malcolm X, King, and Human Rights
Start and end times: 11:00A - 12:15P TTh 106 EPB
Instructors: Richard Turner (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Open
28 of 30 enrolled
AMST:1010:0001 Course Title is
Understanding American Cultures
Start and end times: 9:30A - 10:45A TTh 118 MH
Instructors: Diann Rozsa (Primary Instructor), Laura Rigal (Course Supervisor)
3 s.h.
Waitlist
30 of 30 enrolled
AMST:1030:0001 Course Title is
Introduction to African American Culture
Start and end times: 2:00P - 3:15P TTh 2 VOX
Instructors: Damani Phillips (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Waitlist
40 of 40 enrolled
AMST:1074:0AAA
Lecture
Course Title is
Inequality in American Sport
Start and end times: 12:30P - 1:20P TTh 101 BBE
Instructors: Jennifer Sterling (Primary Instructor)
This section is automatically added
0 s.h.
Closed
150 of 150 enrolled
AMST:1075:0EXW Course Title is
American Pop Music: Rock 'n Roll to 1980
Arranged Time World Wide Web
Instructors: Steven Horowitz (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Delivery Mode: Web
DOE Distance Course (EX*)
Waitlist
30 of 30 enrolled
AMST:1076:0EXW Course Title is
Rock and Roll 1980 to the Present
Arranged Time World Wide Web
Instructors: Steven Horowitz (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Delivery Mode: Web
DOE Distance Course (EX*)
Waitlist
30 of 30 enrolled
AMST:1080:0EXW Course Title is
American Political Humor
Arranged Time World Wide Web
Instructors: Russell Peterson (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Delivery Mode: Web
DOE Distance Course (EX*)
Waitlist
30 of 30 enrolled
AMST:1154:0AAA
Lecture
Course Title is
Food in America
Start and end times: 2:30P - 3:20P MW 101 BBE
Instructors: Lauren Rabinovitz (Primary Instructor)
This section is automatically added
0 s.h.
Open
149 of 150 enrolled
AMST:2025:0001 Course Title is
Diversity in American Culture
Start and end times: 11:00A - 12:15P TTh 208 NH
Instructors: Stephen Warren (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Waitlist
40 of 40 enrolled
AMST:2050:0001 Course Title is
The American Vacation
Start and end times: 10:30A - 11:20A MWF 27 MH
Instructors: Susan Birrell (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Open
27 of 40 enrolled
AMST:3179:0001 Course Title is
Twentieth-Century American Sport
Start and end times: 11:30A - 12:20P MWF N104 LC
Instructors: Jennifer Sterling (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Open
21 of 40 enrolled
ANTH:1040:0001 Course Title is
Language Rights
Start and end times: 9:30A - 10:45A TTh 109 EPB
Instructors: Daniel Devitt (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Waitlist
80 of 80 enrolled
ANTH:2191:0001 Course Title is
Love, Sex, and Money
Sexuality and Exchange Across Cultures
Start and end times: 2:00P - 3:15P TTh E126 AJB
Instructors: Brady G'Sell (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Waitlist
25 of 25 enrolled
ARTH:2030:0001 Course Title is
Introduction to American Architecture
Start and end times: 2:00P - 3:15P TTh 110 ABW
Instructors: Barbara Mooney (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Open
10 of 25 enrolled
ARTS:2100:0001 Course Title is
Printmaking and Politics of Protest
Start and end times: 1:30P - 3:20P MW E455 VAB
Instructors: Anita Jung (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Waitlist
14 of 14 enrolled
ASL:4201:0001 Course Title is
History of the American Deaf Community
Prerequisites: ASL:2002
Start and end times: 3:30P - 5:15P TTh 214 PH
Instructors: Jannelle Legg (Primary Instructor)
4 s.h.
Registration Information:
 
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16 of 16 enrolled
CINE:1195:0001 Course Title is
Video Games and Identity
Start and end times: 9:30A - 10:45A TTh E138 AJB
Screening - Start and end times: 6:30P - 9:00P M E246 AJB
Instructors: Christopher Goetz (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Restricted to non-CINE minors , Restricted to non-majors.
Waitlist
25 of 25 enrolled
CINE:1625:0001 Course Title is
Race, Gender, and Sexuality on Screen
Start and end times: 9:30A - 10:45A TTh 7 EPB
Screening - Start and end times: 7:30P - 10:00P W E232 AJB
Instructors: Andrew Owens (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Waitlist
25 of 25 enrolled
COMM:1174:0AAA
Lecture
Course Title is
Media and Society
Start and end times: 2:30P - 3:20P MW 100 PH
Instructors: Timothy Havens (Primary Instructor)
This section is automatically added
0 s.h.
Closed
276 of 276 enrolled
COMM:2044:0001 Course Title is
Political Communication
Start and end times: 12:30P - 1:45P TTh E146 AJB
Instructors: David Supp-Montgomerie (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Waitlist
25 of 25 enrolled
COMM:2064:0001 Course Title is
Media, Advertising, and Society
Start and end times: 5:00P - 6:15P TTh E232 AJB
Instructors: Heather Roy (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Waitlist
25 of 25 enrolled
COMM:2076:0001 Course Title is
Race, Ethnicity, and Media
Start and end times: 12:30P - 1:45P TTh E232 AJB
Instructors: Alfred Martin (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Waitlist
25 of 25 enrolled
CRIM:3437:0001 Course Title is
American Crime
Start and end times: 11:00A - 12:15P TTh 105 EPB
Instructors: Mark Berg (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Waitlist
60 of 60 enrolled
ENGL:3430:0001 Course Title is
Topics in American Literature After 1900
The Beat Generation
Start and end times: 12:30P - 1:45P TTh 208 EPB
Instructors: Loren Glass (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Open
22 of 25 enrolled
GWSS:1002:0AAA
Lecture
Course Title is
Diversity and Power in the US
Examining Gender, Race, and Class in America
Start and end times: 2:30P - 3:20P MW 301 VAN
Instructors: Naomi Greyser (Primary Instructor), Aniruddha Dutta (Team Teacher)
This section is automatically added
0 s.h.
Closed
75 of 75 enrolled
GWSS:1074:0AAA
Lecture
Course Title is
Inequality in American Sport
Start and end times: 12:30P - 1:20P TTh 101 BBE
Instructors: Jennifer Sterling (Primary Instructor)
This section is automatically added
0 s.h.
Closed
150 of 150 enrolled
GWSS:2800:0001 Course Title is
AfAmer Wmn, Health, Hair, & Sexuality
Start and end times: 12:30P - 3:30P M 240 BHC
Instructors: Janette Taylor (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Open
10 of 22 enrolled
GWSS:2900:0001 Course Title is
Love, Sex, and Money
Sexuality and Exchange Across Cultures
Start and end times: 2:00P - 3:15P TTh E126 AJB
Instructors: Brady G'Sell (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Waitlist
25 of 25 enrolled
HIST:1262:0AAA
Lecture
Course Title is
American History 1877-Present
Start and end times: 11:30A - 12:20P MW 101 BCSB
Instructors: Landon Storrs (Primary Instructor)
This section is automatically added
0 s.h.
Open
108 of 120 enrolled
HIST:4201:0001 Course Title is
History of the American Deaf Community
Prerequisites: ASL:2002
Start and end times: 3:30P - 5:15P TTh 214 PH
Instructors: Jannelle Legg (Primary Instructor)
4 s.h.
Registration Information:
 
Waitlist
16 of 16 enrolled
JMC:1500:0AAA
Lecture
Course Title is
Social Media Today
Start and end times: 11:00A - 11:50A TTh 101 BBE
Instructors: Melissa Tully (Primary Instructor)
This section is automatically added
0 s.h.
Open
148 of 157 enrolled
JMC:2600:0AAA
Lecture
Course Title is
Freedom of Expression
Start and end times: 10:30A - 11:20A MW 101 BCSB
Instructors: Thomas Oates (Primary Instructor)
This section is automatically added
0 s.h.
Closed
120 of 120 enrolled
LATS:2050:0001 Course Title is
Spanish in the U.S.
Start and end times: 11:30A - 12:20P MWF 464 PH
Instructors: Fernando Castro Ortiz (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Registration Information:
Taught in English
Open
18 of 20 enrolled
LING:1040:0001 Course Title is
Language Rights
Start and end times: 9:30A - 10:45A TTh 109 EPB
Instructors: Daniel Devitt (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Waitlist
80 of 80 enrolled
MUS:1303:0AAA
Lecture
Course Title is
History of Popular Music
Start and end times: 10:30A - 11:20A MW 2301 VOX
Instructors: Trevor Harvey (Primary Instructor)
This section is automatically added
0 s.h.
Open
80 of 81 enrolled
MUS:1720:0EXN Course Title is
History of Jazz
Start and end times: 8:00P - 9:00P Th WWW/Plus Meeting
Instructors: Steven Grismore (Primary Instructor), Rayne Dias (Teaching Assistant)
3 s.h.
Delivery Mode: Web, Virtual Classroom
DOE Distance Course (EX*)
Open
14 of 25 enrolled
PHIL:1034:0AAA
Lecture
Course Title is
Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness
Start and end times: 5:00P - 5:50P TTh W151 PBB
Instructors: Diane Jeske (Primary Instructor)
This section is automatically added
0 s.h.
Open
35 of 60 enrolled
PHIL:1950:0001 Course Title is
Philosophy Club
Arranged Time 269 EPB
Instructors: Carrie Swanson (Primary Instructor), David Cunning (Team Teacher)
1 s.h.
Open
19 of 40 enrolled
POLI:1100:0AAA
Lecture
Course Title is
Introduction to American Politics
Start and end times: 9:30A - 10:20A TTh AUD MH
Instructors: Tracy Osborn (Primary Instructor)
This section is automatically added
0 s.h.
Open
117 of 182 enrolled
POLI:1300:0AAA
Lecture
Course Title is
Intro to Political Thought and Action
Start and end times: 11:00A - 11:50A TTh 140 SH
Instructors: Douglas Dion (Primary Instructor)
This section is automatically added
0 s.h.
Open
60 of 86 enrolled
POLI:1601:0EXW Course Title is
Introduction to Social Media & Politics
Arranged Time World Wide Web
Instructors: Courtney Juelich (Primary Instructor), Caroline Tolbert (Course Supervisor)
3 s.h.
Delivery Mode: Web
DOE Distance Course (EX*)
Waitlist
36 of 36 enrolled
RELS:1350:0001 Course Title is
Introduction African American Religions
Start and end times: 2:00P - 3:15P TTh C10 PC
Instructors: Richard Turner (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Open
18 of 30 enrolled
RELS:3808:0001 Course Title is
Malcolm X, King, and Human Rights
Start and end times: 11:00A - 12:15P TTh 106 EPB
Instructors: Richard Turner (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Open
28 of 30 enrolled
SOC:1022:0001 Course Title is
Social Justice and Social Welfare in US
Start and end times: 12:30P - 1:45P TTh LR2 VAN
Instructors: Motier Haskins (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Open
121 of 130 enrolled
SOC:2710:0001 Course Title is
The American Family
Start and end times: 11:00A - 12:15P TTh 301 VAN
Instructors: Jennifer Haylett (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Waitlist
55 of 55 enrolled
SOC:2810:0EXR Course Title is
Social Inequality
Start and end times: 3:00P - 4:00P Th WWW/Plus Meeting
Instructors: Hansini Munasinghe (Primary Instructor), Jennifer Glanville (Course Supervisor)
3 s.h.
Delivery Mode: Web, Virtual Classroom
DOE Distance Course (EX*)
Open
16 of 25 enrolled
SPAN:2050:0001 Course Title is
Spanish in the U.S.
Start and end times: 11:30A - 12:20P MWF 464 PH
Instructors: Fernando Castro Ortiz (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Registration Information:
Taught in English
Open
18 of 20 enrolled
SPST:1074:0AAA
Lecture
Course Title is
Inequality in American Sport
Start and end times: 12:30P - 1:20P TTh 101 BBE
Instructors: Jennifer Sterling (Primary Instructor)
This section is automatically added
0 s.h.
Closed
150 of 150 enrolled
SPST:2050:0001 Course Title is
The American Vacation
Start and end times: 10:30A - 11:20A MWF 27 MH
Instructors: Susan Birrell (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Open
27 of 40 enrolled
SPST:2079:0001 Course Title is
Race and Ethnicity in Sport
Start and end times: 9:30A - 10:20A MWF 1140 LIB
Instructors: Jennifer Sterling (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
TILE
Open
25 of 40 enrolled
SPST:3179:0001 Course Title is
Twentieth-Century American Sport
Start and end times: 11:30A - 12:20P MWF N104 LC
Instructors: Jennifer Sterling (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Open
21 of 40 enrolled
SSW:1022:0001 Course Title is
Social Justice and Social Welfare in US
Start and end times: 12:30P - 1:45P TTh LR2 VAN
Instructors: Motier Haskins (Primary Instructor)
3 s.h.
Open
121 of 130 enrolled
59 courses found, displaying all courses.