Oct 20, 2018  
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions


Core Curriculum Requirements
The Core Foundation/Proficiency attribute search terms are:

  • Civic Engagement, Diversity, Ethics, Fine Arts, Natural Science, Oral Communication, Philosophy, Physics-Based Natural Science, Quantitative Reasoning, Social Science, Theology, Writing I, Writing II

To search in the Catalog for courses that meet specific Core Foundation/Proficiency attributes, there are three options:

  1. Use the Course Filter on the Course Descriptions page. Enter your desired search term in the “Keyword or Phrase” box and check the box beneath for “Find whole word or phrase only.”
  2. Enter the desired search term, in quotes, in the Publication Search box.
  3. Use the Advanced Search feature of the Publication Search. Click on the Advanced Search button and type in the desired search term in the “Enter a keyword or phrase” field, check the box beneath for “Find whole word or phrase only.”, and leave only the Courses checkbox checked. This will ensure that only courses containing the desired search term show.

In addition, users may visit the Core Curriculum site for a listing of courses that have been approved for specific Core Curriculum requirements and/or search the Semester Course Offerings in CyberFriar.

Need assistance? Please contact Alyssa Marton at alyssa.marton@providence.edu or 401.865.1765.

 

Philosophy

   •  PHL 202 - General Ethics
   •  PHL 206 - The Wisdom of Socrates
   •  PHL 207 - Philosophy of the Human Person
   •  PHL 300 - Ancient Philosophy
   •  PHL 301 - Ethics, Moral Leadership, and the Common Good
   •  PHL 304 - Current Problems in Ethics
   •  PHL 306 - Business Ethics
   •  PHL 309 - Biomedical Ethics
   •  PHL 310 - Medieval Philosophy
   •  PHL 312 - Thomistic Ethics
   •  PHL 315 - Symbolic Logic
   •  PHL 316 - Social and Political Philosophy
   •  PHL 317 - Philosophy of Religion
   •  PHL 318 - Philosophy of Science
   •  PHL 319 - Philosophy of Knowledge
   •  PHL 320 - Philosophy of Catholic Social Thought
   •  PHL 321 - American Philosophy
   •  PHL 325 - Asian Philosophy
   •  PHL 326 - Contemporary Women Philosophers
   •  PHL 330 - The Wisdom of Aquinas
   •  PHL 335 - Brave New Philosophies: Political Philosophy Through Speculative Fiction
   •  PHL 337 - Philosophy and Globalization
   •  PHL 339 - Environmental Philosophy
   •  PHL 345 - Philosophy of Film
   •  PHL 347 - Philosophy of Language
   •  PHL 350 - Philosophy of History
   •  PHL 352 - Philosophy of Mind
   •  PHL 360 - Early Modern Philosophy
   •  PHL 380 - Late Modern Philosophy
   •  PHL 390 - The Wisdom of Plotinus
   •  PHL 406 - The Wisdom of Augustine
   •  PHL 407 - Philosophy of Art
   •  PHL 412 - Contemporary Philosophy
   •  PHL 422 - Contemporary Existentialism
   •  PHL 423 - Law and Morality
   •  PHL 426 - Metaphysics
   •  PHL 430 - Phenomenology
   •  PHL 470 - Special Topics in Philosophy
   •  PHL 480 - Seminar
   •  PHL 490 - Independent Study in Philosophy

Political Science

Note: Not all of these courses are offered each semester. Students should check the latest course registration booklet for offerings and for changes in prerequisites.

   •  PSC 101 - Politics
   •  PSC 102 - Empirical Political Analysis
   •  PSC 201 - American Government and Politics
   •  PSC 205 - Comparative Politics
   •  PSC 207 - International Relations
   •  PSC 211 - Public Administration
   •  PSC 215 - Human Rights
   •  PSC 217 - Environmental Politics
   •  PSC 300 - Law and Society
   •  PSC 302 - Research Methods
   •  PSC 303 - Urban Politics in the United States
   •  PSC 305 - The American Congress
   •  PSC 306 - The American Presidency
   •  PSC 307 - The American Supreme Court
   •  PSC 310 - American Foreign Policy
   •  PSC 311 - American Constitutional Law
   •  PSC 312 - Civil Liberties
   •  PSC 315 - Elections and Electoral Behavior
   •  PSC 316 - Political Parties and Interest Groups
   •  PSC 317 - Comparative State Politics
   •  PSC 318 - American Public Policy
   •  PSC 319 - Political Attitudes and Public Opinion
   •  PSC 320 - Comparative Asian Government and Politics
   •  PSC 321 - Chinese Politics
   •  PSC 324 - Government and Politics of Russia and the Former Soviet Union
   •  PSC 325 - Comparative Revolutions
   •  PSC 329 - Middle Eastern Politics
   •  PSC 333 - European Politics
   •  PSC 334 - African Politics
   •  PSC 336 - Latin American Politics
   •  PSC 341 - Classical Political Theory
   •  PSC 342 - Modern Political Theory
   •  PSC 343 - Contemporary Political Theory
   •  PSC 344 - Democratic Theory
   •  PSC 348 - American Political Theory
   •  PSC 361 - International Politics of the Middle East
   •  PSC 369 - International Law and Organization
   •  PSC 370 - Special Topics in Political Science
   •  PSC 375 - International Conflict Resolution
   •  PSC 380 - Gender and Politics
   •  PSC 382 - Politics of Visual Culture
   •  PSC 384 - The Politics of the 1960s in America
   •  PSC 416 - Race and Politics in the Americas
   •  PSC 419 - Policy Analysis and Advocacy
   •  PSC 421 - Political Thought in Science Fiction
   •  PSC 425 - Mass Media and Politics
   •  PSC 430 - International Political Economy
   •  PSC 450 - Political Science Internship
   •  PSC 456 - Model Organization of American States
   •  PSC 481 - Seminar on Comparative Politics
   •  PSC 484 - Seminar on Latin America
   •  PSC 485 - Seminar on American Politics
   •  PSC 488 - Capstone Seminar in Political Science
   •  PSC 489 - Capstone Seminar in Political Science
   •  PSC 490 - Independent Study
   •  PSC 498 - Honors Thesis I
   •  PSC 499 - Honors Thesis II

Psychology

   •  PSY 100 - Introduction to Psychology
   •  PSY 201 - Research Design & Statistical Analysis I
   •  PSY 202 - Research Design & Statistical Analysis II
 

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