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GW. World Cultures Requirement Fall 2016 and Thereafter

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6 semester hours.

Students select two semester courses. These courses offer a broad, integrated analysis of cultural, economic, political, scientific, philosophical, religious and social developments that recognizes the diversity of human societies, diverse cultural traditions and cross-cultural interaction.

These courses are certified as meeting the World Cultures requirement effective Fall 2011 and thereafter, including 2016-17. Students using the 2016-17 catalog who wish to apply to the World Cultures requirement courses not listed on this page must submit a Request for Modification of Academic Requirement form.

Select two:

  • AG 100 Intro to Agricultural Sciences
  • AG 230 Sustainable Agriculture
  • ANTH 100 Cultural Anthropology
  • ANTH 205 Cultural Anthropology (Formerly offered as ANTH 100 prior to Fall 2017)
  • ANTH 150Humankind Emerging
  • ANTH 320/WS 320 Cross-Cultural Study of Women
  • ANTH 324/WS 324 Culture, Sex, and Gender
  • ANTH 372 Culture through Film
  • ART 101 Introduction to Visual Arts *
  • ART 175 Survey of World Art I *
  • ART 176 Survey of World Art II *
  • ENG 200G Introduction to Graphic Novels and Comics
  • ENG 201/WS 201 Global Cinema *
  • ENG 202/WS 202 Literature of Human Rights *
  • ENG 253 World Literature: Class – 17th Century
  • ENG 254 World Literature: 17th Century – Present
  • ENG 275 Literature of the Earth
  • ENG 289 The Rhetoric of Food *
  • ENG 302 Studies in Myth and Folklore
  • GEOG 102 Geography of World Cultural Regions
  • HIST 151 World History: To 1500
  • HIST 152 World History: From 1500
  • KIND 240 Culture Revitalization Movement
  • LING 432 Critical Applied Linguistics *
  • MUS 166 Music in World Cultures
  • PHIL 100 Intro to Philosophy*
  • PHIL 304 Philosophy and Cultural Diversity *
  • POLS 251 Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • POLS 348 International Human Rights
  • SOC 363/WS 363 Globalization, Gender, Fashion
  • SOC 414 Global Social Movements & Japan
  • SOC 420 Seminar in Social Institutions
  • SPAN 369 Latin and Global Documentaries & Film: Critical Analysis *
  • WS 357 Women and Religion