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Course Catalog - Academic Year 2017-2018

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INTEGRATED MEDIA
INMD 101 - Media Literacy
Credits: 3.00
An overview of the array of media platforms from which society garners its information. Coursework hones an understanding of the theories, history, technologies, and social impact of media. The course also provides a frame of reference for analysis of the use of evolving media technologies, both in creating and consuming content, with a goal of enabling students to critically evaluate the media and their messages. Required first course for all Integrated Media majors and minors. Fall and Spring.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Integrated Media
INMD 193 - FYS:
Credits: 3.00
The First-Year Seminar (FYS) introduces new Gonzaga students to the University, the Core Curriculum, and Gonzaga’s Jesuit mission and heritage. While the seminars will be taught by faculty with expertise in particular disciplines, topics will be addressed in a way that illustrates approaches and methods of different academic disciplines. The seminar format of the course highlights the participatory character of university life, emphasizing that learning is an active, collegial process.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Integrated Media
Restrictions:
INMD 360 - Media Law
Credits: 3.00
A study of major facets of communications law, including libel, privacy and copyright, and their effects on print, digital and online media. Fall and Spring.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Integrated Media
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
INST 190 - Directed Study
Credits: 1.00 to 4.00
Topic to be decided by faculty.
Other: 1.00 to 4.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
INST 201 - Intro to International Studies
Credits: 3.00
This course provides an introduction to the multi-disciplinary field of International Studies. Required for all International Studies majors and minors. Recommended for any first or second year student from any program of study with an interest in international affairs.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Sophomore
Freshman
INST 290 - Directed Study
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
Topic to be decided by faculty.
Other: 1.00 to 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
INST 301 - Survey of Intrntl Studies
Credits: 3.00
Contemporary global issues and background information for all courses in International Studies. Studies the spiritual wisdom of the world's main civilizations, comparative economic systems and ideas, international politics, and the potential for international integration. Equivalent: POLS 350
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
INST-Asian Studies
INST-European Studies
INST-International Relations
INST-Latin American Studies
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 302 - Top: International Difference
Credits: 3.00
This course number designates special topics which are offered on occasion as full semester courses by faculty members from the various disciplines which make up the International Studies Program. Such courses focus on subjects of current or special interests which are not normally a part of the regular curriculum and focus on international differences (e.g., cultural, political, economic) and particular regions of the world (e.g., area studies). International Differences Elective; area studies elective (topic must pertain to Area of Major/Minor Study).
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
INST 303 - Top:International Interactions
Credits: 3.00
This course number designates special topics which are offered on occasion as full semester courses by faculty members from the various disciplines which make up the International Studies Program. Such courses focus on subjects of current or special interests which are not normally a part of the regular curriculum and focus on international interactions among nations and/or organizations, international law, treaties, etc. International Interactions elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
INST 304 - Interreligious Dialogue
Credits: 3.00
Investigates the imperative of Christianity and other world religions to engage in respectful dialogue and mutual understanding, exposes pressing practical issues such as religious violence and divisive ideologies, and proposes a comparative theological perspective highlighting spiritual engagement, moral responsibility and reconciliation.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
INST 305 - Religion and Violence
Credits: 3.00
This course investigates various examples of religious group violence and consults a variety of religious responses to the same by investigating a range of sources: sacred texts, theological and ethical traditions, along with films, podcasts, and webinars analyzing a range of events from the early twentieth century through present day. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
INST 310 - Third World Development
Credits: 3.00
Focus on political development in the Third World. After examining the making of the Third World through imperialism and colonialism, analyzes key political institutions (the state, political parties, the military), international economic context of dependency and vulnerability. Several case studies follow a common analytical framework to trace experiences with democratic and authoritarian rule and assess the underlying causes of democratic success and failure. International Differences elective. Equivalents: POLS 359 and SOSJ 329
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 315 - Latin American Society
Credits: 3.00
An overview of Latin American development. Several socio-economic factors are examined. Development issues are broadly conceptualized within economic, demographic, and cultural dimensions. These variables are viewed as overlapping forces influencing development. International Differences elective. Equivalent: SOCI 322.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 316 - Latin American Literature I
Credits: 3.00
A study of the region's literary classics from the pre-Columbian period to the Independence in the early 19th century. Fall, alternate years. International Differences elective. (Taught in Spanish).
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Pre-requisites: SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
INST 317 - Survey Latin-American Lit II
Credits: 3.00
A study of the major literary works from the Independence period through Modernism and the classic works of the 20th century contemporary period. Spring, alternate years. International Differences elective. (Taught in Spanish.)
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
Pre-requisites: SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
INST 325 - Post-Soviet Russia and China
Credits: 3.00
Focus on the pre-1985 Soviet political system; how Gorbachev's six-year reform program led to the unraveling of the Soviet Union; and the difficult transition to democracy and a market economy in post-Soviet Russia. Similarly, contrasts Maoist China with the uneasy mixture of economic reform and political repression coexisting in China today. International Differences elective.Equivalent: POLS 355.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 326 - Global Gender Regimes
Credits: 3.00
Compares the lives of women around the world: their public and private roles and responsibilities, positions in government, the economy, and the private sphere. Seeks to explain women's status differences in various regions and societies by looking at the influence of culture, religion, economics, and politics. International Differences elective. Equivalent: POLS 363 or WGST 342.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 330 - Religions of Asia
Credits: 3.00
This course surveys Indian (Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, Sikh), Chinese (Confucian, Daoist), or Japanese (Shinto, Zen) religious traditions, with attention to: conceptions of ultimate reality; the human condition; liberation; human effort and faith; inner mystical experience and social ethics; sex and gender; interreligious dialogue and peace. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
INST 333 - Buddhism
Credits: 3.00
Surveys Buddhism as an Asian spirituality and world religion with a focus on skillful reading of primary source materials. We will examine the Buddha's life, teachings, diagnosis of the human condition and path toward Awakening, the expansion and development of those teachings in Buddhist communities and apply Buddhist thought to moral issues in contemporary experience ('Socially Engaged Buddhism'). International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
INST 339 - Contemporary French Cinema
Credits: 3.00
A study of French cinema as it has evolved in the last two decades. The films viewed will be used as a means to encourage reflection on the history, ideas and values that have gone into the making of modern France. The course is offered in English and French in separate sections. For students who take the English section of the course through the INST cross-listing, there is no French pre-requisite. International Differences elective. Spring. Equivalent: FREN 331.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
General Requirements: 3 credits
  Subj/Tst Low High Stdn Attr Req Crdt Min Crse Grd Con
( FREN 202 2.01 0 N
) or ( FREN 300 399 2.01 0 N
)
INST 341 - Cont Issues of Hispanic World
Credits: 3.00
Reading and/or discussion of social, political, economic or environmental issues of Hispanic world as presented by foreign media. International Differences elective. (Taught in Spanish.)
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Pre-requisites: SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
INST 342 - International Relations
Credits: 3.00
Theory and practice of the international political system and the behavior of the participating nations.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 343 - Global Economic Issues
Credits: 3.00
This course is a presentation of a broad range of global economic issues and policies relevant to a number of disciplines including business, political science, and international studies. Topics include: why nations trade, international trade and economic growth, protectionism, discriminatory trade policies, the foreign exchange market, factor mobility, and comparative economic systems. International Interactions elective. Fall and Spring. Equivalent: ECON 311.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:
School of Business
College of Arts & Sciences
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Junior
Senior
Pre-requisites: ECON 201 Minimum Grade: D or ECON 270H Minimum Grade: D or ECON 200 Minimum Grade: D or ECON 207H Minimum Grade: D
INST 344 - International Organizations
Credits: 3.00
Examines why international organizations exist and whether they make a difference in solving global problems. Questions to be addressed include: Where does their power come from? Why are some designed differently than others? Why do countries use international organizations to achieve their goals? Are they effective? Practical knowledge about the major ones such as the U.N., European Union, World Trade Organization, and NGOs. Their successes and failures about specific global problems such as conflict, human rights and development. International Interactions elective. Equivalent: POLS 376.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
INST 345 - International Law
Credits: 3.00
International law with an international relations focus. How and why international treaties and other sources of international laws are created; actors who create, interpret, and enforce them. Structures for increasing compliance and their effectiveness. Variety of major international treaties and laws: war, sea, trade, and human rights. International Interactions elective. Equivalent: 371.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 346 - Parliamentary Government
Credits: 3.00
Parliamentary or Cabinet government contrasted with the American government. Focus on disciplined parties, prime ministers, civil servants, and elected politicians, written and unwritten constitutional rules, parliamentary supremacy and rights-based politics. Usually features Canada but draws examples from Great Britain, New Zealand, India, and Australia. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 347 - International Treaties
Credits: 3.00
Examines international treaties: why they exist, origins of their power, different designs, uses made of them, effectiveness. Covers such examples as NATO, NAFTA, Kyoto Protocol. Their successes and failures about specific problems. International Interactions elective. Equivalent: POLS 377.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 350 - International Ethics
Credits: 3.00
The moral structure of the international community in the context of problems such as war, foreign aid, and transnational migration. International Interactions elective. Equivalent: PHIL 453.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
Pre-requisites: PHIL 301 Minimum Grade: D
INST 355 - The Politics of Eurasia
Credits: 3.00
We will begin by developing our understanding of democracy and then proceed to explore the political, economic and social development of several countries of Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia over time. What explains the various fates of the countries in this region? Political culture/history? Political agency? Proximity to "the West" and diffusion of norms? International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 356 - The U.S. in the World
Credits: 3.00
This course will introduce you to the history of the United States in its global context. In order to situate the United States within its world, this course explores the interconnections between domestic beliefs, national policy, and international events. International Interactions elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Pre-requisites: HIST 101 Minimum Grade: D or HIST 102 Minimum Grade: D or HIST 112 Minimum Grade: D
INST 360 - Japanese Culture I
Credits: 3.00
This course is designed to introduce students to fundamental Japanese culture. Some of the areas covered by this course will be human relations at work and in school, etiquette, customs, traditions and social issues. (This course will be taught in English). International Differences elective. Equivalent: JPNE 350.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 361 - Japanese Culture II
Credits: 3.00
This course focuses on Japanese values, attitudes and behaviors. The students will learn strategies for communication with Japanese people. (This course will be taught in English). International Differences elective. Equivalent: JPNE 351.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 362 - Intro to Chinese Culture
Credits: 3.00
This course is designed thematically and aims to acquaint students with important aspects of Chinese culture. The course will help students better understand modern China, which is shaped by five thousand years of tradition and interaction with the world. Topics include: contemporary china, brief history, religion and philosophy, and art and literature. The course assumes no previous knowledge of China or the Chinese language and will be taught in English. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
INST 368 - Islamic Civilization
Credits: 3.00
This course examines the history of Islam from the time of the Prophet Muhammad to the great Islamic 'gunpowder empires' of the early modern period. Specific topics covered include the Qur'an, the practices and beliefs of the faith, and an examination of the intersection between faith and culture. The course also includes an introduction to key issues related to Islam in the contemporary world. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
INST 369 - Revolutions in Mod Latin Amer
Credits: 3.00
This course examines the origins, emergence, process, and consequences of major Latin American social and political revolutions in the twentieth century. It will investigate a variety of types of revolutions including different urban and rural movements, as well as groups that sought radical change from high politics to the grass roots level. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
INST 371 - History of Modern Middle East
Credits: 3.00
The development of the Middle East from the middle of the nineteenth century to the late twentieth century. Topics covered include the end of the Ottoman and Qajar Empires, the creation of the contemporary states of the Middle East at the end of World War I, and their history from 1920 through the end of the twentieth century. International Interactions elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
INST 372 - Colonial Latin America
Credits: 3.00
A survey of colonial Latin America that examines the contact, conflict, and accommodation among Europeans. Native Americans, and Africans that shaped colonial Latin America. International Interactions elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
INST 373 - Modern East Asian Civilization
Credits: 3.00
This course is a focused integrated survey of East Asian civilization since the Late Ming period of China (c. 1600 A.D.). Using the standard interpretive categories of politics, economics, society, and culture, the course will explore the historical inter-relationships between the rise of the Manchu (Qing) Dynasty and the unification of Japan; the historical inter-relationships between East Asian societies and western commercial expansion, including overseas missions to China and Japan; the explosion of western imperialism in the nineteenth century, including the Opium War and Taiping Rebellion; Japanese imperialism in China and Korea; the historical inter-relationships between Chinese communism and Japanese militarism; East Asia in the Cold War and the pop-cultural influence on East Asia on the modern west. Students who take this course for International Studies credit will be required to do an extra writing assignment that integrates the material of this course with their International Studies focus. It is desired but not required that students will have taken History 112 (World Civilizations Since 1500) prior to taking this course. International Interactions elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
INST 374 - Modern China
Credits: 3.00
This course is a focused survey of Chinese history from the Shang Dynasty (c. 1600 B.C.) up to the present. Using the standard interpretive categories of politics, economics, society, and culture, the course will explore such topics as pre-imperial China; the Qin-Han consolidations and breakdowns; pre-modern Imperial China (Jin, Sui, Tang, Song, including inter-dynasty kingdoms); the Mongol (Yuan) dynasty; early modern and modern imperial China (Ming and Qing); and the Revolutionary periods of the twentieth century, including the Guomindang era, Maoism, and Post-Mao modernizations. Students who take this course for International Studies credit will be required to do an extra writing assignment that integrates the material of this course with their International Studies focus. It is desired but not required that students will have taken HIST 112 (World Civilizations Since 1500) prior to taking this course. Students who take this class as a History course may not use or substitute the credits for International Studies. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 375 - Modern Japan
Credits: 3.00
This course is a focused survey of Japanese history from the Jomon Period (c. 14,000 B.C) up to the present. Using the standard interpretive categories of politics, economics, society, and culture, the course will explore such topics as the Jomon and Yayoi classical ages; the Yamato, Nara, and Heian aristocratic ages; the Kamakura, Ashikaga, and Tokugawa warrior ages, and the modern period from the Meiji Restoration through the twentieth century. Students who take this course for International Studies credit will be required to do an extra writing assignment that integrates the material of this course with their International Studies focus. It is desired but not required that students will have taken History 112 (World Civilizations Since 1500) prior to taking this course. Students who take this class a History course may not use or substitute the credits for International Studies. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 376 - Russia & USSR Since 1945
Credits: 3.00
This course may be considered an autopsy on the Soviet empire. Its themes include: "developed" socialism under Stalin's successors; the rise and decline of the Soviet economy; the Cold War; the Soviet Union's nationalities issues; the impact of Gorbachev's reforms; and the collapse of the USSR. The course will also consider the domestic and foreign policy challenges faced by Yeltsin and Putin after 1991. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Pre-requisites: HIST 102 Minimum Grade: D or HIST 112 Minimum Grade: D or HIST 112H Minimum Grade: D
INST 377 - Mexico
Credits: 3.00
A survey of Mexican history from the Aztec wars to the present. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
INST 379 - Italy & Europe after WWII
Credits: 3.00
The transformation of Italian political institutions and society after the defeat of the Fascist government at the end of the second world war, the continuing evolution of Italy during the Cold War and post-Cold War eras, and Italy's role in post-war Europe (including NATO, the European Economic Community, and the establishment of the European Union). International Interactions elective. Florence only.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
Pre-requisites: HIST 102 Minimum Grade: D or HIST 112 Minimum Grade: D
INST 380 - Church &State: Making of Italy
Credits: 3.00
The social and political history of Italy from the Congress of Vienna (1815) to the outbreak of the first world war (1914). International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Pre-requisites: HIST 102 Minimum Grade: D or HIST 112 Minimum Grade: D
INST 381 - Mafia&Pol Violence in Film&Lit
Credits: 3.00
Through a study of Italian film, novels and nonfiction, this course will examine the phenomenon of organized crime in Italian society. In English. Special arrangements may be made for majors in Italian Studies and minors in Italian. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
INST 383 - Age of The French Revolution
Credits: 3.00
The political, social, intellectual, and religious history of Europe from the eighteenth century to 1815, including the Enlightenment, the fall of the ancient regime, the French Revolution, and Napoleon. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
Pre-requisites: ( HIST 102 Minimum Grade: D or HIST 112 Minimum Grade: D )
INST 384 - Fnd of East Asian Civilization
Credits: 3.00
This course seeks to give students an understanding of the history and culture of pre-modern China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. After exploring the historical roots of Confucianism, Daoism and Buddhism in China, students will examine the ways in which these foundational philosophies helped form social, cultural, and political institutions in China and its neighbors. Students will also focus attention on the historical emergence of the Chinese imperial system, and its greatest pre-modern exemplars, the Qin, Han and T'ang dynasties. Not limiting the focus to China alone, students will also explore how the concept of China as the "middle kingdom" influenced the language, religion and political developments in Japan and Korea, leading to an authentic "macro-culture" in East Asia. The course will finish with a discussion of samurai culture and an analysis of how the Mongol conquests of Central and East Asia transformed the region, taking students to the threshold of the early modern period in Asia. It is desired but not required that students take HIST 112 prior to HIST 370. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Pre-requisites: HIST 101 Minimum Grade: D
INST 385 - Latin American Politics
Credits: 3.00
Impressive contributions and drawbacks of the caudillo or leader in Latin American history, culture, and society, in the range of contemporary forms of government-democratic, dictatorial, revolutionary. Some treatment of U.S. foreign policy.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 386 - Europe in the 19th Century
Credits: 3.00
This course will examine the social and political history of Europe from the end of the Napoleonic era (1815) to the beginning of the First World War (1914). Special attention will be paid to those attitudes and structures which continue to play an important role in contemporary society such as industrialization, social revolutions, communism, socialism, women's movements, consumerism, racism, eugenics, nationalism, Church-State conflicts and the development of the middle class as an operative agent in government. This course will also examine how the arts both reflected these changes and acted as instruments of change within society. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
Pre-requisites: HIST 102 Minimum Grade: D or HIST 112 Minimum Grade: D
INST 387 - Europe, 1918-1939
Credits: 3.00
Europe from 1918 to 1939 including the Great War, the Paris Peace Conference and the Treaty of Versailles, the rise of fascism, the Great Depression, Hitler and Nazi Party, and the origins of World War II. International Interactions elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
Pre-requisites: ( HIST 102 Minimum Grade: D or HIST 112 Minimum Grade: D )
INST 388 - 19th Century Germany
Credits: 3.00
This course examines the history of the German states from the end of the Napoleonic era to the end of the first world war. Issues to be explored include German nationalism and liberalism, the revolutions of 1848-1849, the rise of Prussia and the formation of the German Empire, and the development of political and social institutions during the imperial period. International Interactions elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
Pre-requisites: HIST 102 Minimum Grade: D or HIST 112 Minimum Grade: D
INST 389 - Politics of the Pacific Rim
Credits: 3.00
Focus on the role played by the East Asian capitalist development states (Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore) in the accelerated economic growth of the Pacific Rim; a consideration of the Philippines as a representative of ASEAN; finally, a brief look at the likely impact of this Pacific Basin dynamism on the USA, Russia, and the P.R.C. International Interactions elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 390 - African Politics and Develpmnt
Credits: 3.00
This is a course on the political economy of, largely, sub-Saharan Africa. Poverty is Africa’s overriding moral, economic, and political challenge. Topics treated include: State-society relations, civil society, institutions, incentives – political and economic, concepts and experiences of development, violence and ruling practices, trade and investment, urban and rural issues, formal and informal economies, social movements and political parties, inequality and justice, accountability of power, capacity building and corruption.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 391 - Fascist Italy
Credits: 3.00
Italian history from 1918 to 1945, including an examination of social and economic conditions in post-world war Italy, rise of the Fascist Party, the role of Benito Mussolini, the nature of fascist government in Italy, Italian imperialism under Mussolini, and the part played by Italy as an ally with Hitler's Germany. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Pre-requisites: HIST 102 Minimum Grade: D or HIST 112 Minimum Grade: D
INST 392 - Tyranny to Democracy 21st Cen
Credits: 3.00
Between 1974 and 2000 more than fifty countries in Southern Europe, Latin America, East Asia, and Eastern Europe shifted from authoritarian to democratic systems of government. An examination of the causes and nature of these democratic transitions. Several case studies of democratic transitions in different areas of the world will be investigated in order to understand the factors responsible for the democratic trend and to ascertain which key variables best explain completed democratic transitions and democratic consolidation. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 393 - New Europe
Credits: 3.00
Studies the "new Europe" that has emerged since 1989 as integration through the European Union deepens and widens. Explores contemporary issues that European integration and globalization have fostered in the new Europe such as the resurgence of nationalism and extreme right-wing parties, the increased salience of local and regional identities, the need to build a supra-national European identity, increasing cultural diversity and the need to better manage immigration and migration, and Europe's place in the global economy and foreign affairs as it challenges American hegemony and seeks to continue to be a major player in world affairs. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 394 - Modern Latin America
Credits: 3.00
A general introduction to the history of the former colonies of Spain and Portugal in the western hemisphere. Topics include the rise of caudillos, rural developments, the emergence of liberal economic development, populism, banana republics, dictatorships, dirty wars, Marxist revolution, and contemporary predicaments.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
INST 395 - Comparative European Politics
Credits: 3.00
Survey of the parties, institutions, political processes, issues and policies of the major western European industrialized nations. Special focus on England, France, and Germany, but coverage extends to the other European democracies as well. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 396 - Chinese Philosophy
Credits: 3.00
A survey of the history of Chinese philosophy focusing on the Confucian tradition and taking other traditions such as Taoism and Buddhism into account. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
General Requirements: 2.01 credits
  Subj/Tst Low High Stdn Attr Req Crdt Min Crse Grd Con
( PHIL 201 2.01 0 N
) or ( PHIL 201H 2.01 0 N
) or ( NMFL 0.00 0 N
)
INST 397 - Hitler's Germany
Credits: 3.00
German history from 1918 to 1945. The causes, characteristics, and consequences of Nazi rule. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
Pre-requisites: HIST 102 Minimum Grade: D or HIST 112 Minimum Grade: D
INST 398 - Modern Britain
Credits: 3.00
British history from 1688 to the present, emphasizing the reign of Victoria, industrialization and reform imperialism, constitutional and colonial development, the conflict with Napoleon, the Irish Home Rule, the decline of liberalism and the rise of labor, the two world wars, and the postwar welfare state. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
INST 399 - Area Studies Abroad
Credits: 1.00 to 4.00
Area study courses in politics, history, and economics taken abroad.
Lecture: 1.00 to 4.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 401 - Perspectives on Global Issues
Credits: 3.00
Critical analysis of vital global issues from the different perspectives of realists, idealists, and system-transformers. Exploration of competing worldviews and value systems, weighing of evidence from differing ideological, cultural, and gender perspectives. Introduces major analytical perspectives and organizing concepts fashioned by scholars to make these issues comprehensible.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Junior
Senior
Pre-requisites: INST 201 Minimum Grade: D or INST 301 Minimum Grade: D
INST 406 - Narrative Fiction in Span Amer
Credits: 3.00
The novel and short story in Spanish America during the twentieth century. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Pre-requisites: SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
INST 410 - Perspectives on Global Issues
Credits: 3.00
Critical analysis of vital global issues from the different perspectives of realists, idealists, and system-transformers. Exploration of competing worldviews and value systems, weighing of evidence from differing ideological, cultural, and gender perspectives. Introduces major analytical perspectives and organizing concepts fashioned by scholars to make these issues comprehensible.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 414 - Latin American Cinema
Credits: 3.00
This course will focus on a series of representative Latin American films in order to explore issues of national formation and cultural identity. Emphasis will be given to the social, political, and economic factors which affect the production and reception of these films. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Pre-requisites: SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
INST 415 - Spanish Cinema
Credits: 3.00
This course will provide an introduction to Spanish cinema through the study of film theory and representative films from different periods. Particular attention will be given to the historical, social, and cultural framework in the production and reception of those movies, as well as theories of authorship, gender, and national/cultural identity. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Pre-requisites: SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
INST 416 - The Italian Cinema
Credits: 3.00
This course aims at presenting aspects of Italian society through film. In English. Special arrangements may be made for majors in Italian Studies and minors in Italian. International Differences elective.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 432 - CIS:
Credits: 3.00
The Core Integration Seminar (CIS) engages the Year Four Question: “Imagining the possible: What is our role in the world?” by offering students a culminating seminar experience in which students integrate the principles of Jesuit education, prior components of the Core, and their disciplinary expertise. Each section of the course will focus on a problem or issue raised by the contemporary world that encourages integration, collaboration, and problem solving. The topic for each section of the course will be proposed and developed by each faculty member in a way that clearly connects to the Jesuit Mission, to multiple disciplinary perspectives, and to our students’ future role in the world.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
INST 480 - Topic in International Studies
Credits: 1.00 to 4.00
Selected International Studies topics of current and special interest.
Lecture: 1.00 to 4.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
INST 490 - Directed Reading
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
Credit by arrangement for directed reading and reports on selected topics.
Lecture: 1.00 to 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 492 - Independent Research or Study
Credits: .00 to 4.00
Lecture: .00 to 4.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 497 - Internship in Intr'l Studies
Credits: .00 to 6.00
Internship with organization with an international dimension, e.g., political or economic policy organizations, think tank or advocacy organizations; public or foreign policy organizations; human services, non-profit, or charitable organizations).
Other: .00 to 6.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
INST 498 - Thesis
Credits: 3.00
Students may elect to substitute writing a thesis for one of their upper division electives. Thesis subject must be approved by INST chair and mentor chosen by student with expertise in the subject area. Student must complete an individualized study form to register. See International Studies Department Chair to arrange.
Other: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Senior
INST 499 - Senior Capstone
Credits: 1.00
Students take INST 499 in either semester of the senior year; the course involves compiling an electronic portfolio showcasing the student's academic work, service, study abroad experiences, internships and completing a problem-based research project with peers.
Lecture: 1.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: International Studies
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Senior
ITALIAN
ITAL 101 - Elementary Italian I
Credits: 3.00
Grammar, composition, verbal practice and oral comprehension form the basis of this course. Designed to provide the student with the fundamentals of the Italian language. Fall or Spring.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
ITAL 101L - Elementary Italian I Lab
Credits: .00 or 1.00
Taken only in conjunction with ITAL 101 when taken in Florence, Italy.
Lab: .00 or 1.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Campus(s):
Florence
Co-requisites: ITAL 101
ITAL 102 - Elementary Italian II
Credits: 3.00
A continuation of ITAL 101. Spring (main campus) or Fall and Spring (Florence).
Lecture: 3.00 Lab: .00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
General Requirements:
  Subj/Tst Low High Stdn Attr Req Crdt Min Crse Grd Con
( ITAL 101 0.00 0 N
) or ( ASIT 01 03 0.00 0 N
) or ( NMFL 0.00 0 N
)
ITAL 102L - Elementary Italian II Lab
Credits: .00 or 1.00
Taken only in conjunction with ITAL 102 when taken in Florence, Italy.
Lab: .00 or 1.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Campus(s):
Florence
Co-requisites: ITAL 102
Pre-requisites: ITAL 101 Minimum Grade: D
ITAL 105 - Elementary Conversation I
Credits: 3.00
Students learn to use the language in a variety of everyday situations through focused practice in class and organized encounters with native speakers of Italian. Does not count toward the requirement of one year of Italian for the Florence program or the Arts and Sciences Second Language Proficiency requirement.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
General Requirements:
  Subj/Tst Low High Stdn Attr Req Crdt Min Crse Grd Con
( ITAL 101 0.00 0 Y
) or ( NMFL 0.00 0 N
)
ITAL 106 - Elementary Italian Convers II
Credits: 3.00
A continuation of ITAL 105. Vocabulary and grammar presented in Italian 102 are reinforced. Does not count toward the requirement of one year of Italian for the Florence program or the Arts and Sciences Second Language Proficiency requirement.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
General Requirements:
  Subj/Tst Low High Stdn Attr Req Crdt Min Crse Grd Con
( ITAL 102 0.00 0 Y
) or ( NMFL 0.00 0 N
)
ITAL 190 - Directed Study
Credits: 1.00 to 4.00
Topic to be decided by faculty.
Other: 1.00 to 4.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
ITAL 201 - Intermediate Italian I
Credits: 4.00
This course will build on existing skills in Italian, increase the ability to read, write, speak and understand the language, and introduce students to more refined lexical items, more complex grammatical structures, and more challenging cultural material. Fall (main campus) or Fall and Spring (Florence).
Lecture: 3.00 Lab: 1.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
General Requirements:
  Subj/Tst Low High Stdn Attr Req Crdt Min Crse Grd Con
( ITAL 102 0.00 0 N
) or ( ASIT 04 0.00 0 N
) or ( NMFL 0.00 0 N
)
ITAL 202 - Intermediate Italian II
Credits: 4.00
A continuation of ITAL 201. Spring .
Lecture: 3.00 Lab: 1.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
General Requirements:
  Subj/Tst Low High Stdn Attr Req Crdt Min Crse Grd Con
( ITAL 201 0.00 0 N
) or ( ASIT 05 0.00 0 N
) or ( NMFL 0.00 0 N
)
ITAL 290 - Directed Study
Credits: 1.00 to 4.00
Topic to be decided by faculty.
Other: 1.00 to 4.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
ITAL 301 - Advanced Italian I
Credits: 3.00
Advanced review of grammatical structures through conversation, readings, compositions and oral comprehension. In Italian.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
General Requirements:
  Subj/Tst Low High Stdn Attr Req Crdt Min Crse Grd Con
( ITAL 202 0.00 0 N
) or ( ASIT 06 10 0.00 0 N
) or ( NMFL 0.00 0 N
)
ITAL 302 - Advanced Italian II
Credits: 3.00
Advanced review of grammatical structures through conversation, readings, presentations and oral comprehension. Can be taken alone or as a continuation of ITAL 301. In Italian.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
Pre-requisites: ITAL 202 Minimum Grade: D
ITAL 303 - Survey of Italian Literature I
Credits: 3.00
An overview of Italian literature from the age of Dante through the Renaissance, including Petrarch, Boccaccio and Machiavelli. In English or Italian.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
Pre-requisites: ITAL 202 Minimum Grade: D
ITAL 304 - Survey Italian Literature II
Credits: 3.00
An overview of Italian literature from the Renaissance through contemporary times. In English or Italian.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
Pre-requisites: ITAL 202 Minimum Grade: D
ITAL 306 - Advanced Conversation
Credits: 3.00
Advanced conversation for students returning from Florence. In Italian.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
Pre-requisites: ITAL 202 Minimum Grade: D
ITAL 307 - Conv Approach to Contemp Issue
Credits: 3.00
A course designed for those who wish to continue to improve their conversational skills. Taught in Italian.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
Pre-requisites: ITAL 202 Minimum Grade: D
ITAL 308 - Italian through Film
Credits: 3.00
This course uses Italian films to help students improve language proficiency and deepen their understanding of Italian history and culture. Italian cinema closely reflects national culture and each film in the course is chosen for its focus on one or more aspects of Italian society. Preparation for viewing includes background reading, thematic discussions and vocabulary building exercises. Offered in Florence only.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
General Requirements:
  Subj/Tst Low High Stdn Attr Req Crdt Min Crse Grd Con
( ITAL 202 0.00 0 Y
) or ( NMFL 0.00 0 N
)
ITAL 313 - The World of Dante
Credits: 3.00
In English. This course satisfies the University Core Broadening Course Literature requirement. In this course students will engage with the history, philosophy, art, politics, and poetics of the Middle Ages through a close reading of Dante Alighieri's Commedia, Vita Nova, and other period texts. The course will also briefly consider the monumental cultural heritage that Dante's poem has and continues to produce. In class discussion, students will be expected to know, discuss, and offer interpretations of our text through their own reading and preparation based on notes provided by instructor on Blackboard. This class will emphasize close reading of primary poetic texts.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Junior
Senior
ITAL 314 - Fascism in Film and Literature
Credits: 3.00
This class examines the way fascism is presented in selected novels and films. An important objective of the course is to study the impact of Fascism on segments of the Italian population which did not conform to fascist ideals. In English. Special arrangements may be made for majors in Italian Studies and minors in Italian.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
Pre-requisites: ITAL 202 Minimum Grade: D
ITAL 315 - The Italian Cinema
Credits: 3.00
This course aims at presenting aspects of Italian society through film. In English. Special arrangements may be made for majors in Italian Studies and minors in Italian.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
ITAL 316 - The Italian Short Story I
Credits: 3.00
The development of the Italian short story from its origin through the Baroque. Included are stories from the Novellino, the Decameron, the Novelliere, and the Pentameron. In Italian.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
Pre-requisites: ITAL 202 Minimum Grade: D
ITAL 317 - Italian Short Story II
Credits: 3.00
The Italian short story through the works of the nineteenth and twentieth century authors. In Italian.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
Pre-requisites: ITAL 202 Minimum Grade: D
ITAL 319 - Mafia & Pol Viol in Film & Lit
Credits: 3.00
Through a study of Italian film, novels and nonfiction, this course will examine the phenomenon of organized crime in Italian society. In English
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
ITAL 320 - New Immigrants in Film &Lit
Credits: 3.00
This course will explore the impact of immigration from Third World countries on Italian society through the study of novels, nonfiction and film. In English. Special arrangements may be made for majors in Italian Studies and minors in Italian.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
ITAL 322 - The Italian Historical Novel
Credits: 3.00
This course will explore the development of the historical novel in Italy with emphasis on modern historical novels. In English. Special arrangements may be made for majors in Italian Studies and minors in Italian.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
Pre-requisites: ITAL 202 Minimum Grade: D
ITAL 330 - Literary Genres
Credits: 3.00
A study of examples of the major literary genres (narrative, dramatic, and poetic). In Italian.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
Pre-requisites: ITAL 202 Minimum Grade: D
ITAL 350 - Ital Civilization and Culture
Credits: 3.00
Readings and discussion of various aspects of Italian life such as art, cinema, politics, literature, history, fashions, etc. In Italian.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
Pre-requisites: ITAL 202 Minimum Grade: D
ITAL 363 - The Roman Republic
Credits: 3.00
The political, social and cultural history of Rome from its origins to the end of the Republic in c 27 B.C., with special attention to internal social and political conflicts, involving such figures as the Gracchi, Pompey, and Julius Caesar, and to Rome's creation of a massive empire through conquest. In English.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
ITAL 364 - The Roman Empire
Credits: 3.00
The political, social and cultural history of Rome during the age of the Emperors, from Augustus' creation of the principate in c. 27 B.C. to the fall of the Roman Empire in the west in A.D. 476, with special attention to the workings of the Imperial system, daily life, the rise of Christianity, and Rome's ultimate demise. In English.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
ITAL 366 - Medieval Europe
Credits: 3.00
Developments in the first flowering of western European civilization, C.A.D. 500-1350, including feudalism, the rise of representative assemblies, the commercial revolution and the papal monarchy. Taught only in Florence. In English.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
ITAL 367 - Renaissance Europe
Credits: 3.00
The history of western Europe 1350-1550, emphasizing the political, religious, social, and economic foundations for the cultural achievements of the age of Michelangelo, Henry VIII, and Joan of Arc. Taught at both the main campus and the Florence campus. In English.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
ITAL 380 - Special Topics
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
Selected topics in Italian language, literature, or civilization.
Other: 1.00 to 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
Pre-requisites: ITAL 202 Minimum Grade: D
ITAL 390 - Directed Study
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
Topic to be decided by faculty.
Other: 1.00 to 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
ITAL 391 - Directed Study
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
Topic to be decided by faculty.
Other: 1.00 to 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
ITAL 440 - Women in Italian Literature
Credits: 3.00
This course examines the contribution of women novelists to Italian literature through the discussion of contemporary novels by women. In English. Special arrangements may be made for majors in Italian Studies and minors in Italian.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Freshman
ITAL 497 - Internship
Credits: .00 to 6.00
The internship provides students with the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills gained in the Italian classroom with a supervised organizational setting directly related to the student's major area of study. An internship plan (description, objectives, learning outcomes) is devised with an Italian faculty member before the internship begins.
Other: .00 to 6.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classes:
Junior
Senior
Pre-requisites: ITAL 301 Minimum Grade: B or ITAL 302 Minimum Grade: B
ITAL 498 - Senior Project
Credits: 1.00
Permission from director only.
Other: 1.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Modern Languages & Literature
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
ITEC 101 - Fluency in Information Tech
Credits: 3.00
Introduces skills, concepts and capabilities necessary to effectively use information technology. Students will become fluent with information technology through coverage of basic underlying concepts and use of common applications. Concepts will include the building blocks of computer systems and software, as well as historical perspectives and social implications of information technology.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Information Technology
ITEC 102 - Digital Technology & Society
Credits: 3.00
This course covers the impacts of digital technologies on society. How the digital universe works from bits to the web, along with how it may affect the individual are examined. Issues related to all disciplines such as privacy, security, and how information is produced and consumed are studied. Emphasis is placed upon how to think critically about the digital information world.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Information Technology
ITEC 193 - FYS
Credits: 3.00
The First-Year Seminar (FYS) introduces new Gonzaga students to the University, the Core Curriculum, and Gonzaga’s Jesuit mission and heritage. While the seminars will be taught by faculty with expertise in particular disciplines, topics will be addressed in a way that illustrates approaches and methods of different academic disciplines. The seminar format of the course highlights the participatory character of university life, emphasizing that learning is an active, collegial process.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Information Technology
ITEC 201 - Hist.andTech.Digital Age
Credits: 3.00
Historical foundations of modern computing technology are covered. Topics include the technological and functional underpinnings of digital computer systems. Also examined are the societal impacts of computing and computing technology, information technology, and communication technology
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Information Technology
ITEC 211 - Algorithmic Art
Credits: 3.00
Algorithmic Art sits at the intersection of mathematics, programming, algorithms, and art. The primary goal of the course is to teach computational thinking to liberal arts students. Student motivation is achieved by presenting programming and math concepts in the context of the visual arts. The assignments use the programming environment called Processing which was developed specifically for visual artists.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Information Technology
ITEC 212 - Computational Modeling
Credits: 3.00
This course introduces students to the modeling process and computer simulations. It considers two major approaches: system dynamics models and cellular automation simulations. A variety of software tools will be explored. Applications will be chosen from ecology, medicine, chemistry, biology, and others.
Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Information Technology
ITEC 497 - Internship
Credits: .00 to 6.00
Other: .00 to 6.00
College: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Information Technology


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