CST

Comparative Studies

  • CST 2210 Comparative Nonwestern Environments

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Human development and the impact of globalization on patterns of land use, population, economic activity, culture, settlements, and political systems in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. Integrated Writing course.

  • CST 2310 Comparative Literature: Non-Western Literatures

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to literature from the global South, including Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East, and development of critical vocabulary for the appreciation of issues relevant to the literature. Integrated Writing course.

  • CST 2320 Nonwestern Religions

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Recitation

    Introduction to the academic study of major nonWestern religious traditions of the world, examining their historical development, fundamental doctrines and beliefs, practices, institutions, and cultural expressions. Integrated Writing course.

  • CST 2410 Comparative Nonwestern Cultures

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to basic concepts, ideas, issues and debates in cultural anthropology, using examples from Asia, Africa, Latin America, Native North America and the Middle East.

  • CST 2420 Comparative Nonwestern Cultures: Music

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the music and cultural diversity and uniqueness of selected areas of the globe. Study of indigenous folk music and instruments of Asia, India, Africa, North America, Central and southeast Europe. Integrated Writing course.

  • CST 2430 Non-Western Art

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Geographical and chronological survey of the art of non-western cultures. Develops and deepens skills of looking and visual thinking. Integrated Writing course.

  • CST 2510 Comparative Nonwestern Social Systems

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Examines political processes as well as social and economic systems in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East with special attention to contemporary issues. Titles vary. Integrated Writing course.