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Goucher College    
 
    
 
  Jan 21, 2018
 
Goucher College 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalogue

Course Descriptions


 

History

   •  HIS 204 - Tumultuous Centuries: Modern Japan (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 205 - Bad Spirits: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade in History and Memory (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 206 - Success and Failure in Early American Capitalism (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 207 - Comparative African History (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 208 - Modern Eastern Europe, 1772 to the Present (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 210 - Survey: Early American History (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 211 - Survey: Modern American History (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 213 - Survey: Becoming East Asia (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 216 - Survey: Europe, Classical to 1789 (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 217 - Survey: Modern Europe, 1789-Present (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 220 - Imperial Russia From Peter the Great to the Revolution (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 222 - Russia and the Soviet Union in the 20th Century and Beyond (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 223 - Russian and Slavic History From Earliest Times to Peter the Great (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 224 - Europe: 1914-1945 (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 225 - Survey: Latin America: The Colonial Period (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 227 - Cultures of Contemporary Europe (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 229 - History, Literature, and Film on the Holocaust (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 233 - Modern German History: From Unification to Unification (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 234 - England and Colonial America: 1600-1763 (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 235 - American Revolution (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 237 - Holocaust Testimonies: History and Memory (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 238 - Topics in Comparative Colonialism (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 242 - From Puritan Diaries to Oprah's Book Club: Readers and Writers in American History (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 243 - Early American Republic 1789-1815 (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 253 - History of the Cold War (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 254 - The Jews of Russia Under Tsars, Soviets, and in the Post-Soviet Era (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 259 - Holocaust Testimonies: History and Memory (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 260 - Slavery, the Civil War, & Reconstruction (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 268 - Latin American History: Pre-Columbian to Present (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 270 - African American History I (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 271 - Baltimore As Town and City (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 272Y - Intensive Course Abroad (5 Cr.)
   •  HIS 273 - African American History II (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 282 - Women of North Africa and the Middle East (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 287 - The Rise, Fall, and Rise of Modern China (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 288 - Empires of Difference (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 289 - Special Topics in History (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 290 - Practicum in History (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 295 - Latin American History: National Period (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 299 - Independent Work in History (1-4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 308 - Seminar in Latino/a History (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 311 - Public History: Theory and Practice (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 320 - Special Topics (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 323 - Political and Social Thought in the Age of the French Revolution (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 333 - Seminar in East European History (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 342 - Stalinism in the USSR (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 387 - Seminar in Modern East Asia (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 397 - Senior Portfolio (1 Cr.)
   •  HIS 400 - Independent Work in History (1.5-4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 415 - Tutorial in Historical Research (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 480 - Capstone in History (2 Cr.)
   •  HIS 495 - Senior Thesis in History (4 Cr.)
   •  HIS 497 - Capstone in History (2 Cr.)

Intellectual Disabilities

   •  SPE 224 - Practicum in Special Education with Children with Intellectual Disabilities (Variable Cr.)

Interdisciplinary Capstone

   •  IDS 290 - Internship (3-4 Cr.)
   •  IDS 299 - Independent Work in Interdisciplinary Studies (3-4 Cr.)
   •  IDS 300 - Making Connections: A Service-Learning Liberal Arts Capstone (4 Cr.)
   •  IDS 399 - Advanced Independent Work (3-4 Cr.)

Interdisciplinary Studies

   •  IDS 120 - Neurobiology Meets Buddhism: The Promise of Mindfulness (3 Cr.)
   •  IDS 201 - Study Abroad Immersion Course (1 Cr.)

Italian

   •  IT 110 - Elements of Italian I (4 Cr.)
   •  IT 120 - Elements of Italian II (4 Cr.)
   •  IT 130 - Intermediate Italian (4 Cr.)

Judaic Studies

   •  JS 105 - The Jewish Experience (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 110 - Elements of Hebrew I (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 114 - Jewish Humor (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 120 - Elements of Hebrew II (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 130 - Elements of Hebrew III (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 201 - The Hebrew Scriptures (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 205 - Judaism (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 208 - Philosophy of Religion (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 210 - Advanced Modern Hebrew and Israeli Culture (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 215 - Anti-Semitism (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 217 - Judaism and Political Theology (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 225 - Topics in Judaic Studies (2 or 4 Cr.)
   •  JS 233 - Contemporary Jewish Literature (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 235 - A Survey of Modern Hebrew Literature (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 240 - The Israeli Media (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 241 - Israeli Film and Television (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 242 - The Modern Jewish Experience (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 246 - Literature and Film on the Holocaust (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 247 - Issues in Contemporary Jewish Thought (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 250 - World Crisis (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 255 - The Dynamics of Israeli Politics (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 258 - The International Politics of the Middle East (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 264 - Jewish Law and Ethics (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 270 - Current Trends in Israeli Cinema (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 272Y - Intensive Course Abroad (2 or 4 Cr.)
   •  JS 299 - Independent Work (2 or 4 Cr.)
   •  JS 305 - Topics in Judaic Studies (2 or 4 Cr.)
   •  JS 312 - Ethics after Auschwitz (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 314 - Sigmund Freud: Then and Now (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 359 - Holocaust Testimonies: History and Memory (4 Cr.)
   •  JS 399 - Advanced Independent Work (2 or 4 Cr.)

Latin American Studies

This program looks at the diverse regions consisting of the Caribbean, Mexico, and Central and South America through the history, politics, language, and culture of their peoples. Students with a minor in Latin American studies must accumulate a minimum of 20 credits at the 200 and 300 levels as laid out in the program description, with at least one course at the 300 level. Note that some courses have language prerequisites that must be satisfied before enrolling in those courses.

   •  LAM 105 - Introduction to Latin American Studies (4 Cr.)
   •  LAM 225 - Latin American History: Colonial Period (4 Cr.)
   •  LAM 226 - Women, Peace and Protest: Latin American Women and the Search for Social Justice (4 Cr.)
   •  LAM 236 - Latina Literature across Borders (2 Cr.)
   •  LAM 264 - Latin American Politics (3 Cr.)
   •  LAM 272Y - Intensive Course Abroad (4 Cr.)
 

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