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FAQ: African American Studies

AFAM S185 - Harlem Renaissance

FAQ: African Studies

AFST S325 - Society and Politics of North Africa

FAQ: American Studies


AMST S250 - Race and Capitalism in American Cities

AMST S252 - Race, Sports & Social Change

AMST S311 - The American Film Musical: Race, Gender & Migration

AMST S434 - American Precarity

FAQ: Anthropology

ANTH S110 - Introduction to Socio-Cultural Anthropology

ANTH S123 - Forensic Anthropology

ANTH S230 - Women's Bodies: A biosocial approach

ANTH S324 - Race, Inequality and Urban Education

ANTH S464 - Human Osteology

ANTH S493 - American Precarity

FAQ: Applied Physics

APHY S100 - Science of Modern Technology and Policy
APHY S120 - Energy, Technology and Society

FAQ: Art

ART S115 - Basic Drawing

FAQ: Astronomy


ASTR S110 - Planets and Stars


ASTR S120 - Galaxies and the Universe

FAQ: Chemistry

CHEM S101 - Chemistry in Context

CHEM S220 - Organic Chemistry (DiMeglio)

CHEM S222 - Lab for Organic Chemistry (DiMeglio)

CHEM S221 - Organic Chemistry

CHEM S223 - Lab for Organic Chemistry (Parr)

CHEM S134 - Lab for General Chemistry I (Cramer)

CHEM S136 - Lab for General Chemistry II (Cramer)

CHEM S161 - General Chemistry I (Cramer)

CHEM S165 - General Chemistry II (Cramer)

FAQ: Chemical Engineering

CENG S210 - Engineering Improv: How Engineers Think

CENG S300 - Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics

FAQ: Slavic Languages & Literature


CZEC S243 - In Kafka's Spirit

FAQ: Classical Civilizations

CLCV S115 - Classical Mythologies

CLCV S125 - Introduction to Ancient Philosophy

FAQ: Economics

ECON S115E - Introduction to Microeconomics

ECON S116 - Introduction to Macroeconomics

ECON S159 - Game Theory

ECON S255 - Introduction to Corporate Finance

ECON S328 - International Economics

FAQ: Electrical Engineering

EENG S101 - The Digital Information Age

FAQ: Engineering and Applied Science

ENAS S100 - Science of Modern Technology and Public Policy

ENAS S120 - Energy, Technology and Society

ENAS S130 - Introduction to Computing for Engineers and Scientists

ENAS S151 - Multivariable Calculus for Engineers

ENAS S194 - Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations with Applications

FAQ: English

ENGL S114 - Writing Seminars (Seo Hee Im)

ENGL S114 - Thinking with Images: Photography as Rhetoric (Weinstein)

ENGL S120E - Reading and Writing the Modern Essay (Online)

ENGL S134 - Reading Fiction for Craft

ENGL S193 - Harlem Renaissance

ENGL S200 - Shakespeare: Comedies and Romances

ENGL S247 - Travel Writing

ENGL S315 - Modernism in Literature and the Arts

ENGL S362 - Theater Now

FAQ: Environmental Studies

EVST S119 - Cities and Environment

EVST S121 - Energy, Technology and Society

EVST S245 - Global Environmental Governance

EVST S314 - The Future of Food: Global Food Challenges

FAQ: Ethnicity, Race and Migration


ER&M S302 - Race, Sports, & Social Change

FAQ: Film Studies

FILM S143 - In Kafka's Spirit

FILM S247 - Film, Video & American History

FILM S274 - Global Hollywood

FILM S311 - The American Film Musical: Race, Gender & Migration

FILM S350 - Introduction to Screenwriting

FAQ: Forestry & Environmental Studies

F&ES S245 - Global Environmental Governance

FAQ: French

FREN S130 - Intermediate & Advanced French I

FREN S150 - Advanced Language Practice

FREN S160 - Advanced Culture & Conversation

FREN S305 - Age of Cathedrals

FREN S369 - Belle Epoque France

FAQ: German

GMAN S140 - Intermediate German II

GMAN S207 - Winter is Coming: Heroic Legends of Northern Europe

FAQ: German Studies

GMST S190 - The Logic of Dreams

FAQ: Geology and Geophysics


G&G S120 - Energy, Technology and Society

FAQ: Global Affairs

GLBL S287 - The Balance of Power: Theory and Practice

GLBL S361 - In Kafka's Spirit

FAQ: Global Summer Program

YAL1 - The Sustainable Preservation of Cultural Heritage

FAQ: History

HIST S229 - Culture of Southeastern Europe

HIST S261 - The Cold War: A Global Conflict

HIST S187 - Film, Video & American History

FAQ: History of Art

HSAR S358 - Arts of the Silk Roads

HSAR S458 - Ten Works of Western Art

FAQ: Humanities

HUMS S210E - Brains of Genius: Mozart & Friends

HUMS S213 - Classical Mythologies

HUMS S214 - Belle Epoque France

HUMS S221 - The Logic of Dreams

HUMS S222 - Politics and the Russian Novel

HUMS S267 - Age of Cathedrals 

FAQ: Italian


ITAL S110/S120 - Elementary Italian I & II (Iacovella / Pucci)

ITAL S110/S120 - Elementary Italian I & II (Perretti - Marra)

ITAL S130/S140 - Intermediate Italian

FAQ: IVY Program

SUMR S003 - Writing for Cross Cultural Context

FAQ: Latin

LATN S110 - The Elements of Latin Grammar

FAQ: Literature

LITR S164 - Classical Mythologies

LITR S176 - Age of Cathedrals

LITR S180 - Winter is Coming: Heroic Legends of Northern Europe

LITR S209 - Politics and the Russian Novel

LITR S247 - Belle Epoque France

LITR S311 - The Logic of Dreams

FAQ: Mechanical Engineering


MENG S285 - Introduction to Materials Science

FAQ: Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry 

MB&B S150 - The Biology of Cancer

FAQ: Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

MCDB S300 - Biochemistry
MCDB S320 - Neurobiology

FAQ: Music

MUSI S212E - Brains of Genius: Mozart & Friends

MUSI S265E - Jazz, Race and Gender in America

FAQ: Philosophy

PHIL S100 - Happiness

PHIL S125 - Introduction to Ancient Philosophy

PHIL S175 - Introduction to Ethics

PHIL S183 - Philosophy of Technology

FAQ: Physics

PHYS S100 - Science of Modern Technology and Public Policy

PHYS S101E - Movie Physics

PHYS S120 - Energy, Technology and Society

PHYS S180 - University Physics

FAQ: Portuguese

PORT S112 - Elementary Portuguese for Romance Language I

PORT S122 - Elementary Portuguese for Romance Language II

FAQ: Political Science

PLSC S113 - Introduction to American Politics

PLSC S126 - The Balance of Power: Theory and Practice

PLSC S146 - Global Environmental Governance

PLSC S167 - International Human Rights and Politics

PLSC S176 - The Cold War: A Global Conflict


PLSC S391 - War and Constitutions

FAQ: Psychology

PSYC S110E - Introduction to Psychology

PSYC S141E - The Criminal Mind

PSYC S179E - Thinking

PSYC S180E - Abnormal Psychology

FAQ: Russian

RUSS S150 / S151 - Third Year Russian I & II

RUSS S265 - Politics and the Russian Novel

FAQ: Russian and Eastern European Studies

RSEE S265 - Politics and the Russian Novel

FAQ: Sociology

SOCY S151 - Foundations of Modern Social Theory

SOCY S236 - Society and Politics of North Africa

SOCY S286 - Culture of Southeastern Europe

SOCY S365 - The Making of Politcal News

FAQ: Spanish


SPAN S130 - S140 - Intermediate Spanish I & II

SPAN S242 - Language, Culture, and Society of Spain

SPAN S243 - Advanced Spanish and Andean Culture

SPAN S248 - Spain 1936 to the Present: History, Literature, and Culture

FAQ: Statistics and Data Sciences

S&DS S107 - Introduction to Statistics

FAQ: Theater Studies

THST S262 - Theater Now

THST S401 - Sound Design for Theater

FAQ: Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies


WGSS S120 - Women, Food and Culture