USC University of Southern California Schedule of Classes

General Education Courses

Category I: Western Cultures and Traditions

AHIS 121gArt and Society: Renaissance to Modern
AHIS 201gDigging into the Past: Material Culture and the Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean
AMST 301gAmerica, the Frontier, and the New West
CLAS 150gThe Greeks and the West
CLAS 151gCivilization of Rome
CLAS 280gClassical Mythology
CLAS 320gmDiversity and the Classical Western Tradition
COLT 150xgOrigins of Western Literature and Culture
COLT 374gmWomen Writers in Europe and America
HIST 102gMedieval Civilization
HIST 103g The Emergence of Modern Europe
HIST 200gmThe American Experience
JS 100g Jewish History
PHIL 101gPhilosophical Foundations of Modern Western Culture
PHIL 155gModern Philosophy and the Meaning of Life
PHIL 262gMind and Self: Modern Conceptions
REL 111gThe World of the Hebrew Bible
REL 121gThe World of the New Testament

Category II: Global Cultures and Traditions

AHIS 126gIntroduction to Asian Art: 1300 to the Present
ANTH 140gNative Peoples of Mexico and Central America
ANTH 235gThe Changing Pacific: Culture, History and Politics in the New South Seas
ANTH 263gExploring Culture Through Film
ANTH 316gmNorth American Indians in American Public Life
EALC 110gEast Asian Humanities: The Great Tradition
EALC 125gIntroduction to Contemporary East Asian Cinema
EALC 340gJapanese Civilization
EALC 354gModern Chinese Literature in Translation
EASC 150gEast Asian Societies
HIST 106gChinese Lives: An Introduction to Chinese History
HIST 107gJapanese History
HIST 271g Early Native American Stories
REL 131gReligions of Asia
REL 133g Religions of Latin America
SLL 330gRussian Thought and Civilization

Category III: Scientific Inquiry

ASTR 100LxgThe Universe
CHEM 105aLgGeneral Chemistry
GEOG 160LgThe Earth’s Surface
GEOL 105LgPlanet Earth
GEOL 107LxgOceanography
GEOL 108LgCrises of a Planet
PHYS 100LxgThe Physical World
PHYS 125LgPhysics for Architects
PHYS 151LgFundamentals of Physics I: Mechanics and Thermodynamics

Category IV: Science and Its Significance

ANTH 200LgThe Origins of Humanity
BISC 102LxgHumans and Their Environment
BISC 150LxgThe Nature of Human Health and Disease
BISC 230LxgBrain, Mind and Machines: Topics in Neuroscience
CHEM 201LgChemistry in the Environment, Energy and Society
EXSC 205LxgThe Science of Human Performance
GEOG 260LgNatural Hazards
GEOL 150LxgClimate Change
GEOL 240LxgEarthquakes
LING 110LgIn a Word
LING 275LgLanguage and Mind
PHYS 200LxgThe Physics and Technology of Energy: Keeping the Motor Running
PSYC 200LgLove and Attachment

Category V: Arts and Letters

ARLT 100gArts and Letters
ARLT 101gStudies in Arts and Letters

Category VI: Social Issues

AMST 101gmRace and Class in Los Angeles
AMST 274gmExploring Ethnicity Through Film
GEOG 100gmLos Angeles and the American Dream
GEOG 257gEnvironment and Ethics
HIST 225g Film, Power, and American History
HIST 245gmGender and Sexualities in American History
IR 101xg International Relations
JS 211gThe Holocaust
LING 115gLanguage, Society, and Culture
PHIL 140gContemporary Moral and Social Issues
POSC 130gLaw, Politics and Public Policy
REL 140g Religion and Ethical Issues
SOCI 142gmDiversity and Racial Conflict
SOCI 150gmSocial Problems
SOCI 169gmChanging Family Forms
SWMS 210gmSocial Issues in Gender

Please see course listings for registration information for courses in Categories V and VI.