Interdisciplinary Seminar in Social/Cultural Studies
is conducted through faculty presentations, assigned readings and group discussions and students will learn how to engage and evaluate the broad debates within Anthropology, Folklore and Sociology. Rather than focus on narrow substantive material from the disciplines, this seminar will emphasize the larger shifts and challenges which have led to new topics and methods of analysis within the social sciences.
Prerequisites: This course is restricted to Social/Cultural Studies students who have completed 90 credit hours or more.
Issues in Cultural Studies
represents an examination of the concept of culture, as it is presently used within Anthropology, Folklore and Sociology. Particular attention will be paid to the area of Cultural Studies, and the ways in which that approach has re-energized an interest in the role of culture in modern society.
Prerequisites: This course is restricted to Social and Cultural Studies students who have completed 90 credit hours or more.
Independent Project in Social/Cultural Studies
is under the supervision of a faculty member and students will independently carry out approved projects of direct relevance to social and cultural phenomena, and prepare reports of their findings.
Prerequisite: Social/Cultural Studies 4000.