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Department of Critical Culture, Gender, & Race Studies Graduate Courses

Courses in Allied Programs

The following courses may be of use to American studies students when planning their course of study.

Comparative Ethnic Studies

  • CES 401: Seminar in Culture and Power
  • CES 405: Cultural Criticism and Theory (same as English 410)
  • CES 411: Asian Pacific American Women (same as W St 411)
  • CES 413: Asian Pacific Americans and Popular Culture
  • CES 454: La Chicana in U.S. Society (same as W St 454)
  • CES 475: Indians of the Northwest
  • CES 491: Theories of Racism and Ethnic Conflicts
  • CES 495: Special Topics in Comparative Ethnic Studies

Women’s Studies

  • W St 406: Women and Work in Global Contexts
  • W St 409: Women Writers in the American West (same as Engl 409)
  • W St 411: Asian Pacific American Women (same as CES 411)
  • W St 421: The American West (same as Hist 421; offered at 400 and 500 level)
  • W St 454: La Chicana in U.S. Society (same as CES 454)
  • W St 460: Gender, Race, and Nature in American Culture
  • W St 481: Theoretical Issues in Women’s Studies
  • W St 484: Lesbian and Gay Studies (same as Soc 484)
  • W St 485: Theoretical Issues in Gay and Lesbian Studies
  • W St 499: Special Problems

English

  • Engl 510: Backgrounds of American Literature
  • Engl 511: Seminar in 17th- and 18th-Century American Literature
  • Engl 512: Introduction to Graduate Study
  • Engl 514: Seminar in 20th-Century American Literature
  • Engl 529: Seminar in 19th-Century American Literature
  • Engl 548: Seminar in Critical and Cultural Theory
  • Engl 573: Seminar in American Literature
  • Engl 595: Topics in English
  • Engl 600: Special Projects or Independent Study

History

  • Hist 413: Early American History to 1750
  • Hist 414: The Era of the American Revolution
  • Hist 510: Field Course in American History
  • Hist 511: American Diplomatic History, 1776–1914
  • Hist 512: American Diplomatic History in the 20th Century
  • Hist 515: Jeffersonian–Jacksonian America
  • Hist 516: Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Hist 517: Rise of Modern America
  • Hist 518: United States, 1914–1945
  • Hist 519: United States, 1945–Present
  • Hist 521: The American West (crosslisted with History/W St 421; offered at 400 and 500 level)
  • Hist 522: History of the Pacific Northwest
  • Hist 523: Radicals, Reformers, and Romantics: The Impact
  • Hist 525: Seminar in American History
  • Hist 527: Public History: Theory and Methodology
  • Hist 528: Seminar in Public History
  • Hist 600: Special Projects or Independent Study

Anthropology

  • Anth 528: Historical Ethnography
  • Anth 591: Special Topics in Anthropology
  • Anth 600: Special Projects or Independent Study

Fine Arts

  • F A 500: Graduate Art History
  • F A 598: Graduate Seminar

Communication

  • Com 524: Intercultural/International Communication and Social Change
  • Com 550: Media Processes and Effects: Theory and Practice
  • Com 580: Topics in Communication
  • Com 600: Special Projects or Independent Study

Political Science

  • Pol S 501: The Scope of Political Science
  • Pol S 502: Seminar in Normative Theory
  • Pol S 510: Seminar on American Institutions and Processes
  • Pol S 511: Seminar in American Political Thought
  • Pol S 512: Seminar in American Institutions
  • Pol S 513: Seminar in American Political Behavior
  • Pol S 514: Seminar in Public Policy
  • Pol S 544: The Politics of Policy Process
  • Pol S 600: Special Projects or Independent Study

Sociology

  • Soc 510: Development of Social Theory
  • Soc 520: Research Methods in Sociology
  • Soc 531: Human Ecology
  • Soc 532: Environmental Sociology
  • Soc 542: Social Stratification: Class, Race, and Gender Inequalities
  • Soc 553: Social Organization and the Family
  • Soc 580: Sociology of Race Relations
  • Soc 600: Special Project or Independent Study