May 22, 2024  
2021-2022 University Catalog 
    
2021-2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Prefix and Course Index 

 

English

Courses are designated as ENGL in the class schedule. For world literature in English translation, see courses under Comparative Literature (CPLT)

  
  • ENGL 302 - Advanced Composition and Rhetoric for English Teachers (3)


    Expository prose, journalistic prose and creative writing for prospective teachers of English. Meets the university upper-division writing requirement for English majors. Requirement for application to English teaching credential.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 101 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 303 - The Structure of Modern English (3)


    Grammar of contemporary English. Modern English usage. Requirement for application to English Teaching Credential.

    Prerequisite: junior standing.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 304 - Introduction to Rhetoric, Literacy, and Composition Studies (3)


    Theories and practices of language use in rhetoric, literacy and composition studies.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 101 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 305 - The English Language in America (3)


    American English, its origins, regional and social dialects and role in American history and in such institutions as schools, corporations, government and media. Requirement for application to English Teaching Credential. (ENGL 305 and LING 305 are the same course.)

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 306 - Intermediate Creative Writing (3)


    Creative writing beyond the introductory level. Poetry, the short story and/or the one-act play.

    Prerequisites: completion of G.E. Categories C.1 and C.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 307 - Advanced College Writing for English Studies (3)


    Interpretive frameworks of communities within the discipline of English Studies (literary studies, creative writing, English education, composition, cultural criticism). Uses discursive conventions of these communities to produce formal and informal texts of various genres.

    Prerequisites: English or Comparative Literature major; completion of lower-division writing requirements.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 315 - Chaucer (3)


    Canterbury Tales and Chaucer’s language. Vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and syntax of the East Midland dialect of Middle English.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 101 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 316 - Shakespeare (3)


    Study of the major plays.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 101 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 317 - Milton (3)


    Poetry and prose in the light of Milton’s intellectual development.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 101 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 324 - Introduction to African American Literature (3)


    Literary contributions by major black American authors. Contemporary black writers and the recurring themes of protest and quest for identity. Not available for graduate degree credit. (AFAM 324 and ENGL 324 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category C.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 326 - The American Frontier in Literature (3)


    Thematic study of American literature as it reflects the changing frontier experience and establishes national myths and symbols.

    Prerequisite: any course in American literature, American studies or American history.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 327 - Asian American Literature (3)


    Introduces early literary expressions of the Asian American experience. Readings include poetry, short stories, novels and autobiographies. Fundamental understanding of Asian American literary history and awareness of the cultural diversity in America. (ASAM 327 and ENGL 327 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category C.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 328 - Literature of the American Indians (3)


    The prose and poetry of the North American Indian tribes.

    Prerequisite: completion of any literature course from G.E. Category C.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 331 - Shakespeare on Film (3)


    Analyze representative Shakespeare plays; view and analyze film versions of each play. Use literary and film terminology to write critical responses to drama and film, develop storyboards and conceptualize a Shakespeare play adaptation pitch with set, costume design, marketing strategy. (ENGL 331 and THTR 331 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 101 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 341 - Children’s Literature (3)


    World literature written primarily for children, including material from the oral tradition, realistic fiction, fantasy and poetry.

    Prerequisite: completion of any literature course from G.E. Category C.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 345T - Trends and Movements in English Studies and Comparative Literature (3)


    Various trends and movements in literature, composition and rhetoric, cultural studies, creative writing, or linguistics through a variety of critical lenses. (ENGL 345T and CPLT 345T are the same course.)

    Prerequisites: completion of all lower-division writing requirements and G.E. Categories A.1, A.2, A.3.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 350 - Literature and the Environment (3)


    How literature represents human relationships to the environment. How writers express environmental values and concerns and construct definitions of the environment. Covers multiple genres, such as nature writing, ecopoetry, place-based memoir and cli-fi, or climate-change fiction.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 101 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 355T - Images of Women in Literature (3)


    Images of women in genres such as autobiography, poetry, drama, novel. Individual sections may treat conventional literary periods or specific cultures. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 6 units. (ENGL 355T and CPLT 355T are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: junior or senior standing.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 356 - Queer Literature and Theory (3)


    Representations and productions of heteronormativity, sexual orientation and gender roles in literature and critical theory. Considers literary texts from different genres and critical theory from a variety of theorists. (ENGL 356 and CPLT 356 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: sophomore, junior or senior standing.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 360 - Technical Writing (3)


    Advanced composition stressing professional rhetorical situations, genres and styles. Professional writing, designing and editing, with attention to outlines and abstracts, description, process explanation, instructions and fundamentals of reports, feasibility studies, proposals, internal memos and letters.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 363 - Scientific Writing (3)


    Advanced composition stressing scientific rhetorical situations, genres and styles. Writing, designing and editing journal articles, proposals, personal statements, research posters and portfolios. Communicating with effective, scientific style at the sentence, paragraph and document levels.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category A.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 365 - Legal Writing (3)


    Advanced composition stressing logic, reasoning and legal analysis.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 370 - Horror Fiction (3)


    Horror/occult fiction (or dark fantasy) from Mary Shelley to the present, including such writers as E.A. Poe, J.S. LeFanu, Bram Stoker, H.P. Lovecraft, Fritz Leiber and Stephen King.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 101 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 371 - Fantasy Fiction (3)


    Fantasy in literature from Ariosto to Brautigan.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 101 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 372 - Crime Fiction (3)


    Crime fiction from Edgar Allan Poe to the present, including Sayers, Christie, Chandler, Hammett and Ross MacDonald.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 101 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 373 - Science Fiction (3)


    Science fiction as a literary genre, including future-science fiction, the utopian novel, the superman/woman novel and short stories.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 101 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 375 - Literature in the Age of Film (3)


    The world-wide impact of cinema on literary texts in the 20th century, especially the way storytelling in literature has been transformed by the incorporation of cinematic techniques. All texts in English/English translation.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 101 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 379 - Caribbean Literature (3)


    Major authors and literary movements from the post-colonial Caribbean. Covers work from a range of national and linguistic contexts in a comparative framework. Texts will be read in translation.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 101.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 380 - Introduction to Asian Literature (3)


    Selected translations of Arabic, Persian, Indian, Chinese or Japanese literature. (CPLT 380 and ENGL 380 are the same course)

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category C.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 381 - African Literature (3)


    African literature written in the English language; the fiction, poetry and drama of the new nations. (ENGL 381 and CPLT 381 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: completion of any literature course from G.E. Category C.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 388 - Reading Food in Literature (3)


    Representation of food in literature and its meaning and significance. (ENGL 388 and CPLT 388 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: junior or senior standing.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 402 - Theories of Response to Written Composition (2)


    May be taken for letter grade or Credit/No credit.

    Prerequisites: ENGL 301 , ENGL 303 . Corequisite: ENGL 402S .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 402S - Tutor Supervision (1)


    May be taken for letter grade or Credit/No credit.

    Prerequisites: ENGL 301 , ENGL 303 . Corequisite: ENGL 402 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 404T - Advanced Creative Writing (3)


    Instruction and practice in a workshop setting for students with some experience in creative writing; emphasizes writing for professional markets. Consult the class schedule to determine section’s emphasis. May be repeated once with different topic.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 306 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 410 - Language and Power in African American Culture (3)


    Language use within the African American community. Topics include language history, dialect vs. language, communicative practices, language in education policy, language and ideology, and language attitudes. (ENGL 410 and AFAM 410 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: Fulfill Upper Division Writing Requirement.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 416 - Studies in Shakespeare (3)


    Problems of dramatic structure and artistic meanings.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 316 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 423 - Early American Literature (3)


    Literature of colonial and revolutionary America, including the Puritans, 18th-century deism and rationalism, and the literary antecedents of American democratic thought.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 221 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 429 - American Landscape in Literature (3)


    Literary perception of our environment, with special attention to what perceptions of the landscape reveal about human nature.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 434 - Young Adult Literature (3)


    Evaluation, selection and interpretation of fiction, non-fiction, drama and poetry reflecting the interests of young people ages 12 to 17.

    Prerequisite: junior or senior standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 442 - Changing Words: History, Semantics, and Translation (3)


    Etymology, related problems of lexicography and translation. Recent developments in theory of semantic change as related to cultural shifts. Emphasizes words, collocations, idioms. (LING 442 and ENGL 442 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: LING 351  or LING 430 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 450 - Medieval Literature (3)


    Readings in modern English translation from the medieval literature of England and the continent from St. Augustine to Sir Thomas Malory. (ENGL 450 and CPLT 450 are the same course.)

    Prerequisites: survey of English, American or world literature; an upper-division literature course.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 451 - Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama (3)


    Dramatic tradition in plays by such dramatists as Marlowe, Jonson, Webster, Beaumont and Fletcher.

    Prerequisites: survey of English, American or world literature; an upper-division literature course.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 452 - Elizabethan Poetry and Prose (3)


    Non-dramatic literature of the English Renaissance.

    Prerequisites: survey of English, American or world literature; an upper-division literature course.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 453 - 17th-Century Poetry and Prose (3)


    Non-dramatic literature of the period from 1603 to 1660 excluding Milton.

    Prerequisites: survey of English, American or world literature; an upper-division literature course.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 455 - Restoration and 18th-Century Literature (3)


    Major writers from prose, poetry and dramatic genres, such as Butler, Rochester, Dryden, Pepys, Swift, Addison and Steele, Pope, Boswell, Johnson, Sheridan, Wycherly and Gay, as well as selected minor writers.

    Prerequisites: survey of English, American or world literature; an upper-division literature course.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 456 - The British Novel through Jane Austen (3)


    British novel from its beginnings to the 19th century, including Defoe, Richardson, Fielding, Sterne and Austen.

    Prerequisites: survey of English, American or world literature; an upper-division literature course.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 457 - The Romantic Movement in English Literature (3)


    Writers such as Burns, Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats.

    Prerequisites: survey of English, American or world literature; an upper-division literature course.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 458 - Victorian Literature (3)


    Writers such as Carlyle, Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Ruskin and Pater.

    Prerequisites: survey of English, American or world literature; an upper-division literature course.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 459 - The 19th-Century British Novel (3)


    Novelists such as the Brontes, Thackeray, Dickens, Eliot and Hardy.

    Prerequisites: survey of English, American or world literature; an upper-division literature course.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 460 - 19th-Century American Literature (3)


    Poetry, drama and prose in 19th-century America. Writers such as Emerson, Stowe, Dickinson and Thoreau.

    Prerequisite: junior, senior or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 462 - Modern British and American Fiction (3)


    Modern British and American novels from 1900 to 1960’s.

    Prerequisites: survey of English, American or world literature; an upper-division literature course.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 463 - Contemporary Fiction in English (3)


    Fiction (novels and short stories) since the 1960’s.

    Prerequisites: survey of English, American or world literature; an upper-division literature course.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 464 - Modern British and American Drama (3)


    British and American drama from 1900 to 1950.

    Prerequisites: survey of English, American or world literature; an upper-division literature course.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 465 - Contemporary Drama in English (3)


    Drama in English from the 1960’s to the present.

    Prerequisites: survey of English, American or world literature; an upper-division literature course.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 466 - Modern British and American Poetry (3)


    British and American poetry from 1900 to the 1960’s.

    Prerequisites: survey of English, American or world literature; an upper-division literature course.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 467 - Contemporary Poetry in English (3)


    Poetry in English from the 1960’s to the present.

    Prerequisites: survey of English, American or world literature; an upper-division literature course.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 492 - Modern Critical Theory (3)


    Major movements in 20th-century British and American criticism.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 300 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 494 - Senior Seminar (3)


    Study and engagement of a specific research topic with class and broader communities culminating in the production of a significant text.

    Pre- or corequisite: ENGL 307 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 498 - English Internship (1-3)


    Practical application of literature and language studies outside the university. Specified hours, limited enrollment, credit/no credit; no credit toward major. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Requires consent of faculty supervisor.

    Prerequisite: junior or senior standing.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • ENGL 499 - Independent Study (1-3)


    Open to advanced students in English with consent of department chair. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Prerequisite: junior or senior standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • ENGL 500 - Introduction to Graduate Studies in English (3)


    Research techniques, analytical approaches and theories of literature. Basic orientation in graduate literary studies.

    Prerequisite: no postbac undeclared or credentials.

    Graduate-level

  
  • ENGL 509T - Creative Writing Workshop (3)


    Recommended for students with an interest in creative writing. Intensive graduate-level workshop in creative writing. Produce own work, write critiques of others’ works and discuss opportunities for publication. May focus on the writing of poetry or fiction or of a mix of fiction and drama, depending on expertise of instructor. May be repeated for credit with a different topic.

    Prerequisite: no postbac undeclared or credentials.

    Graduate-level

  
  • ENGL 515 - Professional Editing and Journal Production (3)


    Firsthand experience editing and producing the English department’s literary journal, DASH. Solicit, review and edit creative writing submissions; design and create one journal issue.

    Graduate-level

  
  • ENGL 525T - Proseminar in Literature, Rhetoric, or Writing (3)


    Comprehensive reading course focusing on a key area in literature, rhetoric or writing. Major primary works. Students are strongly advised to take proseminars before enrolling in seminars. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 12 units. (ENGL 525T and CPLT 525T are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: no postbac undeclared or credentials.

    Graduate-level

  
  • ENGL 571T - Graduate Seminar: Major Writers (3)


    As appropriate to the specialized research and publication of instructor; major figures such as Shakespeare, Dante, Cervantes, Goethe, Bronte, Twain, Joyce, Woolf and Morrison. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 units.

    Graduate-level

  
  • ENGL 572T - Graduate Seminar: Literary Genres (3)


    As appropriate to the specialized research and publication of instructor, major literary types such as the epic, novel, short story, lyric poetry, tragedy, comedy and historical drama. May be repeated once for credit with a different topic.

    Prerequisite: no postbac undeclared or credentials.

    Graduate-level

  
  • ENGL 573T - Graduate Seminar: Cultural Periods (3)


    As appropriate to the specialized research and publication of instructor, the literature of a cultural period from Anglo-Saxon to modern times. May be repeated once for credit with a different topic.

    Prerequisite: Student must be in the ENGL or CPLT Masters program in order to enroll.

    Graduate-level

  
  • ENGL 574T - Graduate Seminar: Special Problems in Literature (3)


    As appropriate to the specialized research and publication of the instructor, special problems such as influences on literature, including philosophical, religious, scientific, geographic and other ecological viewpoints. May be repeated once for credit with a different topic.

    Graduate-level

  
  • ENGL 579T - Graduate Seminar: Problems in Criticism (3)


    Historical development and schools of criticism. Individual offerings within this course number may deal with only one aspect of critical problems. May be repeated once for credit with a different topic.

    Prerequisite: no postbac undeclared or credentials.

    Graduate-level

  
  • ENGL 590 - Writing Theory and Practice for Teaching Associates (3)


    Theory and practice of the composing process for the beginning college teacher of expository writing. Required of all English Department Teaching Associates during their first semester of teaching. Requires admission to the English Department Teaching Associate Program.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 402 .

    Graduate-level

    Department Consent Required
  
  • ENGL 590S - Teaching Associate Supervision (1)


    Supervised teaching of developmental writing and freshman composition. No credit toward the M.A. in English.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 590 .

    Graduate-level

    Department Consent Required
  
  • ENGL 591T - Seminar: Topics in Rhetoric and Composition (3)


    As appropriate to the specialized research of instructor, special topics on rhetoric and composition, including historical and theoretical approaches. May be repeated once with different topic.

    Prerequisite: no postbac undeclared or credentials.

    Graduate-level

  
  • ENGL 595 - M.A. Project Writing (3)


    Process of writing an M.A. project in literature, rhetoric and composition, or creative writing. Requires prior departmental approval of M.A. project proposal.

    Graduate-level

    Department Consent Required
  
  • ENGL 599 - Independent Graduate Research (1-3)


    Research projects in areas of specialization beyond regularly offered coursework. Oral and written reports. May be repeated once for credit.

    Graduate-level


English Education

Courses are designated as ENED in catalog.

  
  • ENED 442 - Teaching English in the Secondary School (3)


    Principles, methods and materials of teaching English in the secondary school. Students must earn a B- (2.7) or better to meet the requirements for earning a preliminary Single Subject credential.

    Prerequisite: admission to teacher education.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENED 449E - First Semester Student Teaching (3)


    Student teaching in the secondary school during the first semester of the teacher preparation program. Candidate plans and teaches assigned lessons during the last third of the semester.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENED 449I - Second Semester Student Teaching (10)


    Student teaching in the secondary school during the second semester of the teacher preparation program. Candidate has the same instructional hours of responsibility as the master teacher.

    Prerequisite: ENED 449E .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENED 449S - Seminar in Secondary Teaching (3)


    Teaching a single subject in secondary schools. Videotape analysis of teaching based on Teaching Performance Assessments. Credit/No Credit only. A B (3.0) or better is required to receive a grade of credit.

    Corequisite: ENED 449I .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit


Environmental Studies

Courses are designated as ENST in the class schedule

  
  • ENST 492 - Sustainability Projects (3)


    Interdisciplinary teams work on real world problems related to sustainability on campus or in the community. (ENST 492 and CHEM 492 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category B.5, C.4 or D.3.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENST 500 - Environmental Issues and Approaches (3)


    Interdisciplinary approaches to environmental problems and research methods. Prepare seminars and papers on research design for potential thesis topics. Meets graduate writing requirement.

    Prerequisite: graduate standing in Environmental Studies.

    Graduate-level

  
  • ENST 510 - Environmental Evaluation and Protection (3)


    Environmental parameters (water, air, solid wastes, noise, radiation, etc.). Techniques in monitoring and measurement; effect on human health; environmental quality standards and controls. Demonstrations and field trips.

    Prerequisite: graduate standing in Environmental Studies.

    Graduate-level

  
  • ENST 520 - Environmental Research and Analysis (3)


    Research methods used in the field of environmental studies. Research tools used in such areas as environmental field studies, environmental experiments, social environmental impacts, environmental attitudes and behavior and environmental trend analysis.

    Prerequisite: graduate standing in Environmental Studies.

    Graduate-level

  
  • ENST 530 - Environmental Statistics (3)


    Statistics used in the environmental, biological, and physical science fields. Methodological approaches used to analyze the types of data commonly generated and used in environmental research.

    Prerequisites: ENST 500 , ENST 510 . Corequisite: ENST 520 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • ENST 595T - Selected Topics in Environmental Problems (3)


    Various environmental topics, contemporary or historic, that focus on problems (e.g., law, endangered habitats, planning, global environmental issues, etc.). Topic chosen and outline will be circulated prior to registration. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 18 units.

    Prerequisite: graduate standing in Environmental Studies.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ENST 596 - Internship in Environmental Studies (3)


    Field experience with a governmental or private agency.

    Prerequisite: Environmental Studies graduate standing.

    Graduate-level

    Department Consent Required
  
  • ENST 597 - Project (3)


    Planning, preparing and completing an acceptable, interdisciplinary project. Credit on submission of project and presentation of research findings in a poster session organized by the Environmental Studies Program. Requires classified status in Environmental Studies program and consent of project adviser and program coordinator.

    Graduate-level

    Department Consent Required
  
  • ENST 598 - Thesis (3)


    Planning, preparing and completing an acceptable, interdisciplinary thesis. Credit on submission of thesis. Requires classified status in Environmental Studies Program and consent of instructor and program coordinator.

    Graduate-level

    Department Consent Required
  
  • ENST 599 - Independent Graduate Research (1-3)


    May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Requires consent of instructor and program coordinator.

    Prerequisite: Environmental Studies graduate standing.

    Graduate-level

    Department Consent Required

Ethnic Studies

Courses are designated as ETHN in the class schedule.

  
  • ETHN 457 - Whiteness, a Racial Formation (3)


    Formation and transformation of racial categories, emphasizing the historical, political and social forces shaping definitions of whiteness in the U.S. How racial categories are inhabited, challenged and changed. (SOCI 457 and ETHN 457 are the same course).

    Prerequisite: SOCI 101  or AFAM 101 /ASAM 101 /CHIC 101 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ETHN 457 - Whiteness, a Racial Formation (3)


    Formation and transformation of racial categories, emphasizing the historical, political and social forces shaping definitions of whiteness in the U.S. How racial categories are inhabited, challenged and changed. (SOCI 457 and ETHN 457 are the same course).

    Prerequisite: SOCI 101  or AFAM 101 /ASAM 101 /CHIC 101 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ETHN 457 - Whiteness, a Racial Formation (3)


    Formation and transformation of racial categories, emphasizing the historical, political and social forces shaping definitions of whiteness in the U.S. How racial categories are inhabited, challenged and changed. (SOCI 457 and ETHN 457 are the same course).

    Prerequisite: SOCI 101  or AFAM 101 /ASAM 101 /CHIC 101 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ETHN 490 - Ethnic Studies Senior Seminar (3)


    Senior capstone learning experience and seminar. Required course for Ethnic Studies majors (AFAM, ASAM, CHIC). Requires completion of core requirements for AFAM, ASAM or CHIC.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ETHN 490 - Ethnic Studies Senior Seminar (3)


    Senior capstone learning experience and seminar. Required course for Ethnic Studies majors (AFAM, ASAM, CHIC). Requires completion of core requirements for AFAM, ASAM or CHIC.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ETHN 490 - Ethnic Studies Senior Seminar (3)


    Senior capstone learning experience and seminar. Required course for Ethnic Studies majors (AFAM, ASAM, CHIC). Requires completion of core requirements for AFAM, ASAM or CHIC.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit


Finance

Courses are designated as FIN in the class schedule.

  
  • FIN 310 - Personal Financial Management (3)


    Financial problems of the household in allocating resources and planning expenditures. Housing, insurance, installment buying, medical care, savings and investments. Special financial planning problems faced by minorities and women. May not be used to fulfill the concentration requirement in finance.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category B.4.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • FIN 320 - Financial Management I (3)


    Financial statement analysis. Interest rates and valuing cash flows (TVM; valuing stocks and bonds). Investment decision rules and capital budgeting. Risk and return (CAPM) and cost of capital.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 201A ; and completion of G.E. Category A.2 and A.3 for non-business students. Corequisites: ISDS 361A  and BUAD 301  for business students; or completion of G.E. Category B.4 for non-business students.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • FIN 321 - Financial Management II (3)


    Brief review of valuing cash flows, risk/return and capital budgeting. Long-term financing, capital structure and payout policy, financial planning and forecasting, with a focus on firm valuation. Additional topics if time permits.

    Prerequisite: FIN 320 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • FIN 331 - Working Capital Management and Computer Applications (3)


    Analyze working capital management and policy, liquidity measurement, sources of financing for periods of cash deficits; manageaccounts receivable and inventories; financial forecasting and short-term financing.

    Corequisite: FIN 321 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • FIN 335 - Financial Analysis for Investors and Lenders (3)


    Interpretation of financial statement from the perspective of the financial analyst and creditor. Economic meaning of financial statement data for the purpose of evaluating a company’s financial performance.

    Corequisite: FIN 321 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • FIN 340 - Introduction to Investments (3)


    Institutional characteristics of securities markets, security valuation and trading methods, fundamental and technical analysis, selection and management of securities, role of the capital asset pricing model in investing, options and futures markets, portfolio analysis and mutual funds.

    Corequisite: FIN 321 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
 

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