2022-2023 Cal Poly Humboldt Catalog 
    
    Dec 10, 2022  
2022-2023 Cal Poly Humboldt Catalog

Course Descriptions


General Education & All-University Requirements  

 

History

  
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    HIST 301 - The Era of World War II

    Units: 3

    Social, economic, diplomatic, political, and military background before and developments during war. Emphasis on totalitarianism; appeasement; propaganda; conduct of war; civilian experiences of war; post-war settlement; beginning of Cold War.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    General Education: GE UD Area D: Social Sciences
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

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Units: 3
  
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    HIST 301R - The Era of World War II, Research Seminar

    Units: 1

    Embedded writing workshop. Students write a 10-12 page research paper. Includes: primary and secondary literature review, library research methods, analysis, organization, and peer editing.
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Co-requisite: HIST 301 .
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Zero cost course materials: No Course Materials Required
    Weekly: Lecture 1 hr.

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Units: 1
  
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    HIST 305 - The American West

    Units: 3

    Diverse American peoples and their frontier experiences between Appalachians and Pacific Coast. History majors must take with HIST 305M 
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    General Education: UD GE Area D: Social Sciences
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

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Units: 3
  
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    HIST 305M - The American West Depth Experience

    Units: 1

    Embedded writing workshop. Students write a 10-12 page research paper. Includes: primary and secondary literature review, library research methods, analysis, organization, and peer editing.
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Co-requisite: HIST 305  
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Seminar 1 hr.

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Units: 1
  
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    HIST 306 - Gods and Kings in the Ancient Near East

    Units: 4

    Cross-listed with: RS 306 
    History of the ancient cultures (Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Hebrew, Persian, Mycenaean) that provided the foundations for the emergence of classical western civilization including writing, kings, myths, states, laws, and monotheism.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    General Education: GE UD Area D: Social Sciences
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 314 - Ancient Greek Civilization and History

    Units: 4

    From beginnings to death of Alexander the Great. Bronze Age, Homeric epics, rise of the city-state, Sparta, democracy at Athens, civilization of the Golden Age, rise of Macedonia.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 315 - History and Civilization of Rome

    Units: 4

    From legendary founding to Christianity’s triumph. Imperialism, the Republic, the Principate, reasons for Rome’s decline.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 319 - Emergence of the Modern Middle East

    Units: 4

    This interdisciplinary course explores the Middle East through the disciplines of history and geography using a wide variety of assignments and primary and secondary sources. Sophomore standing or greater. Recommended preparation: HIST 210 .
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Seminar 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 322 - The Age of Knights and Monks

    Units: 4

    Europe from 900 AD to beginnings of Renaissance. Life under feudal system, medieval warfare, church/state relations, crusades, major heresies, development of European nations, Gothic architecture, medieval synthesis, Black Death.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 323 - Gender and Sexuality in East Asian History

    Units: 4

    This seminar explores gender roles and relations and sexual cultures in the context of East Asian history. Readings include translated historical documents and works by modern scholars. Recommended preparation: HIST 210 .
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    All University Requirements: DCG: Non-Domestic
    Weekly: Seminar 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 324 - The Arab-Israeli Conflict: History, Narratives and Nationalism

    Units: 4

    Cross-listed with: PSCI 324 
    The Arab-Israeli Conflict: History, Narratives and Nationalism. Traces the history and politics of the Arab-Israeli conflict from its earliest days. Explains events and narratives that shaped this longstanding conflict, while also analyzing U.S. involvement in it. Recommended preparation: HIST 210 .
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: sophomore standing or greater.
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Seminar 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 326 - History of Mexico

    Units: 4

    Surveys Mexican history from Pre-Columbian indigenous societies to present-day EZLN uprising in Chiapas. Focus placed upon political, economic, environmental history, and foreign relations with the United States.
    Division: Upper Division
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Sustainability: Sustainability Focused
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 327 - History of Brazil

    Units: 4

    Political, economic, and social/cultural history from the colonial era to the present day. Special emphasis on the legacy of African slavery and on Brazil’s multicultural society.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    All University Requirements: DCG: Non-Domestic
    Sustainability: Sustainability Related
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 328 - Women and Gender in Latin America

    Units: 4

    Examines history of women and gender relations in Latin America and Caribbean. Considers historical constructs of masculinity and femininity in context of colonialism, nation building, revolution, and globalization.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    All University Requirements: DCG: Non-Domestic
    Sustainability: Sustainability Related
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 329 - Imperial China

    Units: 4

    Through lectures, readings, discussions, and research assignments, Imperial China provides students with an intensive introduction to Chinese history from the Bronze Age through the Ming Dynasty.
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: HIST 210  (C). History majors and Chinese studies majors only.
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 338 - Modern Chinese History

    Units: 4

    Political/ social events from Opium Wars to the present.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 339 - Modern Japanese History

    Units: 4

    Political, social, and economic events from Tokugawa shogunate to present. Westernizing/ modernizing processes.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Sustainability: Sustainability Related
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 342 - Musketeers, Witches and Kings

    Units: 4

    Early Modern Europe. Social, cultural, intellectual, religious, economic, political developments from late Reformation to Napoleon. Emphasis on popular belief/culture, baroque kingship, everyday life, eighteenth-century ‘public,’ political culture of French Revolution.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Sustainability: Sustainability Related
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 343 - French Revolution and Napoleon

    Units: 4

    Traces origins, outbreak, progression, and legacy of French Revolution and Napoleon. Special emphasis on socio-economic, intellectual, cultural, and political developments and on historiography.
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: HIST 210  (C).
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Sustainability: Sustainability Related
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 345 - Imperialism

    Units: 4

    Study of European imperialism with emphasis on 19th/20th centuries. Exploration of details of imperialism as well as role of race, gender, mission, language, and art in shaping colonial interactions.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    All University Requirements: DCG: Non-Domestic
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 348 - Modern Germany

    Units: 4

    History/Historiography, 1517-present. Emphasis on ‘special path’ of German history, Lutheran Reformation, Thirty Years War, rise of Prussia, unification under Bismarck, world wars, and Germany’s role in Cold War and EU.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 349 - Renaissance and Reformation

    Units: 4

    Western Europe in the 15th and 16th centuries. An exploration of the artistic vision, intellectual revival, and religious conflicts of the period, and the foundation of nation states.
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: HIST 210  (C).
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 350 - History of the Soviet Union

    Units: 4

    Covers all aspects of the Soviet experiment from the revolution of 1917, through the Stalin years, and through the long decline and sudden collapse of the Soviet Union.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 353 - Modern Britain

    Units: 4

    Britain from the Act of Union: Parliament to Devolution; the Industrial Revolution and its cost; the rise and loss of Empire; and the establishment and fate of the welfare state.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 368 - Colonial and Revolutionary America

    Units: 4

    Growth of English mainland colonies in 17th and 18th centuries, culminating in war for American independence.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 369 - Age of Jefferson and Jackson

    Units: 4

    Battles over constitutional interpretations from 1787 to 1830s. Biographical emphasis. Development of political parties, social and economic reforms, states’ rights.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Sustainability: Sustainability Related
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 371 - Civil War and Reconstruction

    Units: 4

    Dissolution and reunification of American Union, 1861-77. Rebellion and secession; military campaigns; wartime civil rights; constitutional, political, social crises.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 372 - Rise of Modern America, 1877- 1929

    Units: 4

    Industrial and urban growth; rise of big business and big government; US as a world power.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    All University Requirements: DCG: Domestic
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 374 - Contemporary America, 1929 to the Present

    Units: 4

    Economic, social, cultural and political change with an emphasis on issues of gender and race. The relationship between foreign and domestic policy and changes in technology are also covered.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    All University Requirements: DCG: Domestic
    Sustainability: Sustainability Related
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 375A - US Foreign Relations, 1789-1943

    Units: 4

    Survey main themes from American Revolution through 19th century; then 1890s until World War II covered in greater depth.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 375B - US Foreign Relations, 1943-Present

    Units: 4

    From World War II to present day, emphasizing themes such as domestic politics, US visions of its role in the world, the media, and changing world conditions.
    Division: Upper Division
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 377 - Vietnam Wars

    Units: 4

    Vietnamese history, French colonialism, American involvement and the military, social, cultural and political results to understand the multi layered after effects of the Vietnam Wars in the U.S., Southeast Asia, and the world.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    All University Requirements: DCG: Non-Domestic
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 383 - California History

    Units: 4

    Historical analysis of factors producing the complex, diverse commonwealth of California.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 387 - International Education Colloquium

    Units: 1

    Cross-listed with: ANTH 387 , COMM 387 , ECON 387 , GEOG 387 , INTL 387 , PSCI 387 
    Earn credit by attending International Education Week events and participating in an online discussion forum. Mandatory pre-event meeting.
    Division: Upper Division
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Mandatory CR/NC
    Sustainability: Sustainability Related
    Zero cost course materials: Zero Cost Course Materials
    Weekly: Lecture 1 hr.

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Units: 1
  
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    HIST 391 - Special Topics and Interdisciplinary Studies in History

    Units: 1-4

    Topics announced in class schedule. Examples: cold war, novel as history, Puritanism, 20th century US science and technology, Arab/Israel conflict, South Africa.
    Division: Upper Division
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Seminar hrs TBD

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Units: 1-4
  
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    HIST 392 - Special Topics in European History

    Units: 1-4

    Special topics in European history that may include major events, themes, or historical periods. Topic varies. One of four units is individualized instruction on assigned topics.
    Division: Upper Division
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Seminar hrs TBD

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Units: 1-4
  
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    HIST 393 - Special Topics in Non-Western History

    Units: 1-4

    Special topics in world regional history will vary.
    Division: Upper Division
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Seminar hrs TBD

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Units: 1-4
  
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    HIST 394 - History Conference

    Units: 1

    Opportunity for students to be historians by presenting an original research paper in a conference setting. Students must attend preliminary meetings and all parts of the conference for credit.
    Division: Upper Division
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Zero cost course materials: No Course Materials Required
    Weekly: Seminar 1 hr.

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Units: 1
  
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    HIST 395 - Classroom Observation for History Day

    Units: 1

    Students will assist elementary/secondary students in History Day projects by helping them select a topic, locate historical documents, and organize research into a final project and will mentor historical skills and methodologies in local classrooms.
    Division: Upper Division
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Mandatory CR/NC
    Zero cost course materials: No Course Materials Required
    Weekly: Tutorial hrs TBD

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Units: 1
  
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    HIST 396 - International Latino Film Seminar

    Units: 1

    Cross-listed with: ES 396 , SPAN 396 
    This seminar presents and discusses three films from the Hispanic world, in Spanish with English subtitles.
    Division: Upper Division
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Mandatory CR/NC
    Zero cost course materials: Zero Cost Course Materials
    Weekly: Lecture 1 hr.

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Units: 1
  
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    HIST 397 - Weekend Workshops: Variable Topics

    Units: 1

    Intensive weekend workshop to delve into greater depth on a historical topic.
    Division: Upper Division
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 1 hr.

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Units: 1
  
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    HIST 398 - History Career Workshop

    Units: 1

    Help students think about the ways they learn and work as history majors and how to translate their knowledge into skills valuable in the working world.
    Division: Upper Division
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Mandatory CR/NC
    Zero cost course materials: No Course Materials Required
    Weekly: Seminar 1 hr.

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Units: 1
  
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    HIST 420 - Interpreting History for Teachers

    Units: 4

    Capstone course in history for the Social Sciences Education major that enables students to connect social science content to state education standards and critically access their own progress and skills acquisitions in the major.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 482 - Internship in History

    Units: 1-3

    Field observation and placement in a public or private nonprofit agency.
    Division: Upper Division
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: Instructor Consent Required
    Grading mode: Mandatory CR/NC
    Zero cost course materials: No Course Materials Required
    Academic internship course: Yes
    Weekly: Supervision hrs TBD

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Units: 1-3
  
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    HIST 490 - Senior Seminar

    Units: 4

    Directed, individual investigation. Prepare senior research paper. Apply techniques of historical research and criticism.
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: senior standing.
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Zero cost course materials: No Course Materials Required
    Weekly: Seminar 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    HIST 491 - Mentoring

    Units: 1-3

    Advanced majors gain experience as teaching assistants working with a diverse body of students.
    Division: Upper Division
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: Instructor Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Zero cost course materials: No Course Materials Required
    Weekly: Supervision hrs TBD

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Units: 1-3
  
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    HIST 499 - Directed Study

    Units: 1-4

    Assigned readings or research in specific historical period or topic. Open to advanced students only upon instructor and Department approval.
    Division: Upper Division
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Supervision hrs TBD

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Units: 1-4

International Studies

  
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    INTL 100 - Thinking Critically About Globalization

    Units: 3

    Development of critical thinking through an understanding of the principles of reasoning and tools of evaluation and argumentation with application to questions of globalization concerning economics, politics, and culture.
    Division: Lower Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    General Education: GE A3: Critical Thinking
    Sustainability: Sustainability Related
    Zero cost course materials: Zero Cost Course Materials
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

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Units: 3
  
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    INTL 100S - Thinking Critically About Globalization

    Units: 3

    Development of critical thinking through an understanding of the principles of reasoning and tools of evaluation and argumentation with application to questions of globalization concerning economics, politics, and culture with Service Learning.
    Division: Lower Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    General Education: GE A3: Critical Thinking
    Sustainability: Sustainability Related
    Zero cost course materials: Zero Cost Course Materials
    Service learning course: Yes
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

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Units: 3
  
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    INTL 210 - Introduction to International Studies

    Units: 4

    Introduction to the multi-disciplinary field of International Studies, with preparation for further coursework in the major. Examines development of modern world through diverse analytical lenses.
    Division: Lower Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: ENGL 103  or ENGL 104  or ENGL 104S .
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Sustainability: Sustainability Related
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    INTL 220 - Introduction to Cultural Studies

    Units: 3

    Topics studied include culture and imperialism/ cultural imperialism; orientalism and the politics of representation; (post) colonialism; cultural appropriation, hybridity, and syncretism; diasporic, transnational, cosmopolitan, and border cultures; “global” pop culture.
    Division: Lower Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Sustainability: Sustainability Related
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

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Units: 3
  
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    INTL 280 - Topics in International Studies

    Units: 1-4

    Selected intermediate topics in International Studies. Topics vary by offering.
    Division: Lower Division
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture hrs TBD

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Units: 1-4
  
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    INTL 320 - Career Workshop

    Units: 1

    Career planning, networking, resume, cover letter, internship and job search, working a room.
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: junior standing or above, or IA.
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Mandatory CR/NC
    Zero cost course materials: Zero Cost Course Materials
    Weekly: Seminar 1 hr.

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Units: 1
  
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    INTL 387 - International Education Colloquium

    Units: 1

    Cross-listed with: ANTH 387 , COMM 387 , ECON 387 , GEOG 387 , HIST 387 , PSCI 387 
    Earn credit by attending International Education Week events and participating in an online discussion forum. Mandatory pre-event meeting.
    Division: Upper Division
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Mandatory CR/NC
    Sustainability: Sustainability Related
    Zero cost course materials: Zero Cost Course Materials
    Weekly: Lecture 1 hr.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 1
  
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    INTL 410 - Global Issues Analysis

    Units: 4

    Interdisciplinary analysis of global issues bridging the perspectives of politics, economics, and culture with an emphasis on research and writing skills in the service of critical analysis.
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: INTL 210  and INTL 220  and (PSCI 240  or GEOG 363 ) and (ECON 305  or ECON 306 ) and Co-requisite: ANTH 318  or CRGS 390  or GEOG 311  or HIST 210  or PSCI 295   (or may have been taken previously)
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Mandatory Letter Grade
    Sustainability: Sustainability Related
    Weekly: Lecture 4 hrs.

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Units: 4
  
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    INTL 480 - Topics in International Studies

    Units: 1-4

    Selected advanced topics in International Studies. Topics vary by offering.
    Division: Upper Division
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture hrs TBD

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Units: 1-4
  
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    INTL 490 - International Studies Capstone

    Units: 3

    Students synthesize and apply the student learning outcomes in the program in preparation for career or graduate studies.
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: fulfillment of advisor-approved Residency Abroad and INTL 410  (C). Senior standing International Studies major.
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Sustainability: Sustainability Related
    Zero cost course materials: Zero Cost Course Materials
    Weekly: Seminar 3 hrs.

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Units: 3
  
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    INTL 499 - Directed Studies

    Units: 1-4

    Assigned readings or research in specific topic. Open to advanced students with Instructor Approval.
    Division: Upper Division
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: Instructor Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Zero cost course materials: Zero Cost Course Materials
    Weekly: Supervision hrs TBD

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Units: 1-4

Journalism & Mass Communication

Note: Ability to type needed in all journalism and mass communication skills courses.

  
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    JMC 105 - Introduction to Mass Communication

    Units: 3

    Explore the transformations in mass communication, examining the technological innovations and social, cultural and political impacts of media on individuals and society. From the advent of the printing press to wireless radio and television transmissions, mass communication is explored mainly from the perspective of consumers and how they relate to media.
    Division: Lower Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    General Education: GE C2: Humanities
    Zero cost course materials: Zero Cost Course Materials
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

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Units: 3
  
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    JMC 120 - Beginning Reporting

    Units: 3

    Learn and practice the basic skills of reporting, interviewing and journalistic storytelling for a wide variety of audiences. Improve your writing and oral communication skills and become a more organized thinker about content. Prerequisite for several journalism courses.
    Division: Lower Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Zero cost course materials: No Course Materials Required
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

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Units: 3
  
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    JMC 125 - Media Making Tools

    Units: 3

    Get hands-on introduction to audio and visual software, apps and multimedia tools to effectively create true stories.
    Division: Lower Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Zero cost course materials: No Course Materials Required
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    JMC 134 - Photojournalism

    Units: 3

    Gain a foundation of digital photography while documenting the world around you. Learn Adobe Photoshop editing software to optimize your images for publication. Students will photograph people and events and learn to compose compelling images applying the ethical and legal principles in the photojournalism profession.
    Division: Lower Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Activity 6 hrs.

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Units: 3
  
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    JMC 150 - Media Design

    Units: 3

    Gain critical knowledge and skills in typography, layout and graphic design using Adobe Illustrator and InDesign to create a portfolio of projects useful for careers in news, public relations, advertising and business.
    Division: Lower Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Zero cost course materials: No Course Materials Required
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    JMC 154 - Radio and Audio Production

    Units: 3

    Get hands-on learning in multitrack digital audio production essential for careers in radio, television, filmmaking, podcasting, music mixing and documentary. Learn microphone technique, broadcast sound board operation and writing for the student-run radio station KRFH, 105.1FM. Class may be taken concurrently with JMC 155   KRFH On Air Workshop.
    Division: Lower Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 2 hrs. Tutorial hrs TBD

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    JMC 155 - KRFH On Air Workshop

    Units: 1

    Cross-listed with: JMC 355  
    Be a DJ and create live weekly music, talk, sports or other shows on KRFH, the student-run radio station broadcasting at 105.1 FM and on KRFH.net. Students learn all aspects of working at a radio station by being a part of a management team. 
    Division: Lower Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: JMC 154  (may be taken concurrently).
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Zero cost course materials: No Course Materials Required
    Weekly: Tutorial hrs TBD

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 1
  
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    JMC 156 - Video Production

    Units: 3

    Experience hands-on learning and produce videos that will capture the audience’s attention. Learn basic skills in field camera production and Adobe Premiere Pro editing. Work on a variety of video projects with a message of social justice and environmental responsibility.
    Division: Lower Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Sustainability: Sustainability Related
    Weekly: Lecture 2 hrs. Activity 2 hrs.

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Units: 3
  
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    JMC 160 - El Leñador News

    Units: 2

    Work as a reporter, photographer, designer, translator, copyeditor, or in another role to produce El Leñador, the student English/Spanish newspaper and website with stories that matter to the Latinx and diverse communities. Open to all majors. Spanish not required to participate.
    Division: Lower Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: JMC 120 . Prerequisite may be waived for majors outside of journalism. Contact instructor.
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Mandatory CR/NC
    Weekly: Tutorial hrs TBD

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 2
  
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    JMC 280 - Selected Topics in Journalism and Mass Communication

    Units: 1

    Selected topics in journalism and mass communication offered at the lower division level.
    Division: Lower Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 1 hr.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 1
  
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    JMC 302 - Mass Media and Popular Arts

    Units: 3

    Popular arts presented through mass media. Analyze personal responses; cultivate understanding of how mass media process works of popular art; develop powers of discrimination.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    General Education: GE UD Area C: Art & Humanities
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    JMC 305 - Global Media and Society

    Units: 3

    Diversify knowledge of the global media landscape by examining international cross-cultural communications and the role of international media in social, political, technological and economic change.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    General Education: GE UD Area D: Social Sciences
    All University Requirements: DCG: Non-Domestic
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    JMC 306 - Mass Media History

    Units: 3

    Explore media history from the perspective of black, brown and LGBTQIA+ media producers. Introduction to early black movie producers, newspapers created in 1940s Japanese-American prison camps and the first gay magazine that helped change postal service censorship laws.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    General Education: GE UD Area D: Social Sciences
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    JMC 309 - Analyzing Media Messages

    Units: 3

    Analyze contexts and influence of media messages in music, film, social media and other forms to improve our media literacy and to better understand the human condition.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    General Education: GE UD Area C: Art & Humanities, GE UD Area D: Social Sciences
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    JMC 318 - Media Research

    Units: 3

    Learn about research methods including public opinion polls, focus groups, interviews and textual analysis. Design original research projects on environmental and social justice in the current media landscape.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    JMC 320 - Advanced Reporting

    Units: 3

    Enhance your skills in reporting and gathering information. Learn how to find great story ideas and interesting people to interview to improve your storytelling.
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: JMC 120  or Instructor Approval.
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    JMC 322 - Editing

    Units: 3

    Become a better writer by copyediting and critiquing other written works. Learn the skills of crafting headlines and making stories meaningful for audiences.
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: JMC 120  and JMC 125 .
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Zero cost course materials: No Course Materials Required
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    JMC 323 - Public Relations

    Units: 3

    Learn fundamentals of strategic communication, brand-building, audience engagement and content creation to prepare for a career in public relations, communications, marketing, community relations and advocacy.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Sustainability: Sustainability Related
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    JMC 324 - Feature Writing for Publication

    Units: 3

    Explore the evolution, strengths and complications of telling long-form journalistic true stories. Practice writing non-fiction narrative for online and print publication. Consider the business of freelance writing.
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: JMC 120  and JMC 125 .
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Zero cost course materials: No Course Materials Required
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    JMC 325 - Osprey Magazine Production

    Units: 2

    Work as a writer, editor, layout designer, photographer or in another role and collaborate with other student staff members to create and publish the Osprey general feature magazine. Not repeatable for journalism major credit.
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: JMC 120 . Pre-requisite may be waived for majors outside of journalism. Contact instructor.
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Mandatory CR/NC
    Sustainability: Sustainability Focused
    Zero cost course materials: No Course Materials Required
    Weekly: Tutorial hrs TBD

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 2
  
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    JMC 326 - Investigative Reporting

    Units: 3

    Apply in-depth reporting techniques and synthesize large amounts of information into a compelling story about an important community issue. 
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: JMC 120  or instructor approval. Recommended preparation: JMC 320 .
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    JMC 327 - Lumberjack News Workshop

    Units: 2

    Work as a reporter, photographer, designer, editor or in another role to produce content for The Lumberjack. You can have your voice heard and practice the skills necessary to ensure a free press.
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: JMC 120  and JMC 125 .
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Mandatory CR/NC
    Zero cost course materials: No Course Materials Required
    Weekly: Tutorial hrs TBD

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 2
  
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    JMC 328 - Media Law

    Units: 3

    Discover the laws that protect the rights of the public and the media. Explore the First Amendment and issues of copyright, privacy, defamation, indecency and public access to governmental meetings and documents.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    JMC 332 - Media Ethics

    Units: 3

    An examination of ethical issues in news, advertising, public relations, and the entertainment industry.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    JMC 333 - Radio News Workshop

    Units: 2

    Broadcast the news live on the air on the student campus radio station KRFH 105.1 FM. Practice gathering information, writing, editing and producing news stories on deadline for live radio audience.
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: JMC 120 .
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Mandatory CR/NC
    Zero cost course materials: No Course Materials Required
    Weekly: Tutorial hrs TBD

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 2
  
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    JMC 334 - Advanced Photojournalism

    Units: 3

    Learn intermediate to advanced skills in photojournalism and Photoshop. Build portfolio of work and learn how to be a freelance photographer. Create long-form visual narratives with an emphasis on editing for presentation and publication. Open to all majors.
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: JMC 134 . Prerequisite may be waived with completion of another digital photography course with a grade of C or better.
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Activity 6 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    JMC 336 - Advanced Video Production

    Units: 3

    Students in this course use professional video cameras and digital editing to effectively report news and information. Advanced production techniques include field camera operation, more advanced uses of digital sound editing and titling.
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: JMC 156 .
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Activity 9 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    JMC 354 - Media Advertising

    Units: 3

    Examine the advertising profession and how it relates to social, ethical and behavioral contexts. Create advertising campaigns and explore creative development and account management. Course prepares students for careers in advertising, marketing, public relations and media.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    JMC 355 - Advanced KRFH On Air Workshop

    Units: 2

    Cross-listed with: JMC 155  
    Work as a manager, take a leadership or mentoring role and broadcast live on the air on the student-run radio station KRFH 105.1 FM and KRFH.net. Open to all majors. Course is not repeatable for major credit.
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: JMC 154  and JMC 155 .
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Tutorial hrs TBD

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 2
  
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    JMC 360 - Advanced El Leñador News

    Units: 2

    Take on a leadership position with El Leñador and practice advanced reporting and storytelling to produce the student monthly English/Spanish newspaper and website that creates news that matters to the Latinx and diverse communities. Develop professional skills, build your portfolio. Open to all majors, Spanish not required to participate.
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisites: JMC 120  and JMC 160 .
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Mandatory CR/NC
    Weekly: Tutorial hrs TBD

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 2
  
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    JMC 427 - Advanced Lumberjack News Workshop

    Units: 2

    Work on The Lumberjack newspaper staff in a leadership position as a manager or editor or practice other advanced reporting and storytelling techniques using multimedia. Build your portfolio, boost your resume and practice the skills necessary to ensure democracy and a free press.
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: JMC 327 .
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Mandatory CR/NC
    Sustainability: Sustainability Focused
    Zero cost course materials: No Course Materials Required
    Weekly: Tutorial hrs TBD

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 2
  
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    JMC 429 - Advanced Public Relations

    Units: 3

    Practical experience working with community partners, media, and other stakeholders to create and manage public relations campaigns that affect positive change.
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: JMC 120  and JMC 323 , or instructor approval.
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Sustainability: Sustainability Related
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    JMC 450 - Media Management and Entrepreneurship

    Units: 3

    Become a media entrepreneur. Design a media product, learn to create a startup company and explore the successes and failures of those in the business.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Seminar 3 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    JMC 480 - Special Topics

    Units: 3

    Selected media topics that change each semester. Offerings include environmental journalism, investigative journalism, sports journalism, war reporting, parody news, food and travel storytelling, opinion writing, media and social change, covering challenging topics, and more. Check the class schedule or contact the department for the current topic.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    JMC 482 - Media Internship

    Units: 1-3

    Gain professional on-the-job learning experience related to your career interest in a media-related position. Learn relevant skills and network with potential employers.
    Division: Upper Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: major in journalism, minor in journalism or Spanish media
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: Instructor Consent Required
    Grading mode: Mandatory CR/NC
    Zero cost course materials: No Course Materials Required
    Academic internship course: Yes
    Weekly: Supervision hrs TBD

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 1-3
  
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    JMC 490 - Seminar in Journalism

    Units: 1-4

    Selected problem, topic, or area treated more intensively than in other offerings.
    Division: Upper Division
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: Instructor Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Zero cost course materials: No Course Materials Required
    Course fees: See class schedule for fee information
    Weekly: Seminar hrs TBD

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 1-4
  
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    JMC 499 - Directed Study

    Units: 1-4

    Independent student project of in-depth work related to media, journalism, public relations or communications. May include written, multimedia or documentary-type production with faculty supervision.
    Division: Upper Division
    Repeats: Repeatable for Credit
    Permission to enroll: Instructor Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Zero cost course materials: No Course Materials Required
    Weekly: Supervision hrs TBD

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 1-4

Kinesiology

  
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    KINS 165 - Foundations of Kinesiology

    Units: 3

    Contemporary practices; current issues. Philosophies and cultural foundations of human movement. Develop writing skills.
    Division: Lower Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    KINS 244 - Medical Terminology

    Units: 1

    Understanding medical terminology is essential for anyone interested in working in healthcare. In this class, students will develop a medical vocabulary grounded in basic medical terminology through the study of root words, prefixes, and suffixes. Students will learn correct pronunciations, spellings, and use of medical terms. Anatomy, physiology, and pathology of diseases will be discussed.
    Division: Lower Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Mandatory Letter Grade
    Weekly: Lecture 1 hr.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 1
  
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    KINS 276 - Techniques in Athletic Training

    Units: 3

    Care and prevention of athletic injuries: taping, emergency care, rehabilitation, injury prevention, use of therapeutic equipment.
    Division: Lower Division
    Requisites: Pre-requisite: Human Anatomy or Human Physiology course.
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 2 hrs. Laboratory 3 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    KINS 288 - Foundations of Science in Kinesiology

    Units: 3

    This course studies the major systems of the body through a biochemical, molecular biology lens. Students will engage introductory concepts of metabolism, biochemistry, public health, medical science, health sciences, pathology, and human performance. This course is designed for kinesiology and nursing students with a strong interest in the health or medical field of study and is a component course of kinesiology core.
    Division: Lower Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Mandatory Letter Grade
    Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 3
  
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    KINS 311 - Concepts of Teaching Aquatics

    Units: 2

    Analysis of teaching concepts and skills in aquatics; instructional approaches, planning, curriculum, and evaluation of concepts and skills for water safety instruction.
    Division: Upper Division
    Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
    Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
    Weekly: Lecture 1 hr. Activity 2 hrs.

    Course Rotations Link
Units: 2
 

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