Schedule of Classes

General Education Course Offerings

Category I: Western Cultures and Traditions

AHIS 121gArt and Society: Renaissance to Modern
AMST 301gAmerica, the Frontier, and the New West
CLAS 150gThe Greeks and the West
CLAS 320gmDiversity and the Classical Western Tradition
COLT 251gModern Literature and Thought of the West Since 1800
COLT 374gmWomen Writers in Europe and America
HIST 104gModern Europe
HIST 200gmThe American Experience
JS 100gJewish History
PHIL 155gModern Philosophy and the Meaning of Life
PHIL 225gLove and its Representations in Western Literature, Philosophy, and Film
PHIL 262gMind and Self: Modern Conceptions
REL 132gReligions of the West

Category II: Global Cultures and Traditions

AMST 250gmThe African Diaspora
ANTH 140gNative Peoples of Mexico and Central America
ANTH 263gExploring Culture Through Film
ANTH 315gNorth American Indians
COLT 382gZen and Taoism in Asian Literature
EALC 110gEast Asian Humanities: The Great Tradition
EALC 145gIntroduction to Chinese Culture, Art and Literature
EALC 342gJapanese Literature and Culture
EALC 344gKorean Literature and Culture
EASC 150gEast Asian Societies
HIST 107gJapanese History
HIST 266gBusiness and East Asian Culture, 1800-Present
HIST 275gThe Worlds of the Silk Road
REL 136xgSense and Sensuality in Indian Religious Literature
REL 137gIntroduction to Islam
SLL 330gRussian Thought and Civilization

Category III: Scientific Inquiry

ASTR 100LxgThe Universe
CHEM 105aLgGeneral Chemistry
GEOL 105LgPlanet Earth
GEOL 107LgOceanography
GEOL 130LgThe Nature of Scientific Inquiry
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
EXSC 205LxgThe Science of Human Performance
GEOG 260LgNatural Hazards
GEOG 265LgThe Water Planet
GEOL 108LgCrises of a Planet
GEOL 125LgEarth History: A Planet and Its Evolution
GEOL 150LgClimate Change
GEOL 240LgEarthquakes
LING 110LgIn a Word
LING 275LgLanguage and Mind
PHIL 285LgKnowledge, Explanation, and the Cosmos
PHYS 200LxgThe Physics and Technology of Energy: Keeping the Motor Running
PSYC 201LgThe Science of Happiness
PSYC 339LgOrigins of the Mind

Category V: Arts and Letters

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

Category VI: Social Issues

AMST 100gmLos Angeles and the American Dream
AMST 101gmRace and Class in Los Angeles
AMST 274gmExploring Ethnicity Through Film
ANTH 105gCulture, Medicine and Politics
GEOG 257gEnvironment and Ethics
HIST 225gFilm, Power, and American History
HIST 265gUnderstanding Race and Sex Historically
JS 211gThe Holocaust
PHIL 135gLegal Controversies and Ethical Principles
PHIL 140gContemporary Moral and Social Issues
PHIL 141gThe Professions and the Public Interest in American Life
POSC 130gLaw, Politics and Public Policy
POSC 265gEnvironmental Challenges
SOCI 142gmDiversity and Racial Conflict
SOCI 150gmSocial Problems
SOCI 155gmImmigrant America
SOCI 210gScience, Technology, and Social Conflict
SOCI 220gmQuestions of Intimacy
SWMS 210gmSocial Issues in Gender