Jun 26, 2019  
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 the Office of the Registrar or 401.865.1033.

 

Black Studies

   •  BLS 101 - Introduction to Black Studies
   •  BLS 107 - The African-American Artist
   •  BLS 225 - The African World View
   •  BLS 227 - History of Jazz
   •  BLS 230 - Faith and Spirit in the Black Family and Community
   •  BLS 302 - Diversity, Community, and Service
   •  BLS 303 - Urban Politics in the United States
   •  BLS 304 - Social Movements
   •  BLS 305 - Race and Racism
   •  BLS 307 - Urban Sociology
   •  BLS 316 - The Civil War and Reconstruction
   •  BLS 323 - Contemporary Social Problems
   •  BLS 344 - History of Africa Since 1850
   •  BLS 355 - Comparative Race and Inequality
   •  BLS 365 - Twentieth-Century African-American Literature
   •  BLS 370 - Special Topics in Black Studies
   •  BLS 371 - Global and Postcolonial Literature
   •  BLS 376 - Toni Morrison
   •  BLS 380 - Gender and Politics
   •  BLS 401 - Political Economy of Race
   •  BLS 413 - The Power of Whiteness
   •  BLS 416 - Race and Politics in the Americas
   •  BLS 425 - African-American Women
   •  BLS 470 - Special Topics in Black Studies
   •  BLS 480 - Seminar in Black Studies
   •  BLS 490 - Independent Reading in Black Studies
   •  BLS 491 - Directed Research Project in Black Studies