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Spring 2023

ARTS 613
Monday
06:00PM - 09:00PM
26-JAN-23 to
19-MAY-23
Studies in Photographic Portraiture/Self-Portraiture
Belanger,Marion

ONLINE Photography is a medium perfectly suited to the portrayal of one another and of one's self. We will investigate diverse approaches to the photographic portrait/self-portrait through weekly assignments. Readings will inform our visual... more

ARTS 634
Tuesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
26-JAN-23 to
19-MAY-23
Museums, Exhibitions, and Public History
Golden,James Joseph

ONLINE Introduction What does it mean for a controversial object to "belong in a museum"? Is that banishment or preservation? Museums collect cultural artifacts and art, hold them in public trust, and exhibit them to educate their audiences.... more

EDHD 623
Monday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
26-JAN-23 to
19-MAY-23
Dynamics of Character
Garrett,Noel R

Personality can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences his or her cognitions, motivations, and behaviors in various situations (Ryckman, 2004). The word "personality" originates... more

EDHD 623W
Monday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
26-JAN-23 to
19-MAY-23
Dynamics of Character
Garrett,Noel R

Personality can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences his or her cognitions, motivations, and behaviors in various situations (Ryckman, 2004). The word "personality" originates... more

EDHD 624
Wednesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
26-JAN-23 to
19-MAY-23
Until We Are All Free: Ethnicity, Nationality, and American Schooling
Colvin,Demetrius James

What have been the experiences of different marginalized ethnic groups in America as they have fought for political enfranchisement and social equality throughout the history of American schooling? This course will provide a space for students to... more

HUMS 624
Tuesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
26-JAN-23 to
19-MAY-23
Investigative Storytelling
Gershman,Charles

This creative writing workshop is designed for students who aim to craft new narrative work through investigative or documentary research. Students might create a play, a screenplay, poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, a digitally driven project,... more

HUMS 635
Thursday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
26-JAN-23 to
19-MAY-23
American Humor
Dunson,Stephanie E.

ONLINE Writer EB White once famously quipped the "Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. You might learn a lot, but the frog dies." With apologies to the frog, the focus of this course is the analysis of humor. More precisely, our objective is... more

SCIE 613
Thursday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
26-JAN-23 to
19-MAY-23
The Science of Happiness
D'Andrea,Jennifer

Positive Psychology is the study of human happiness. The field has compiled an enormous research base offering evidence of the fundamental components of well-being and flourishing. While early work utilized a narrow, Western definition of... more

SCIE 623
Monday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
26-JAN-23 to
19-MAY-23
Dynamics of Character
Garrett,Noel R

Personality can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences his or her cognitions, motivations, and behaviors in various situations (Ryckman, 2004). The word "personality" originates... more

SCIE 623W
Monday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
26-JAN-23 to
19-MAY-23
Dynamics of Character
Garrett,Noel R

Personality can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences his or her cognitions, motivations, and behaviors in various situations (Ryckman, 2004). The word "personality" originates... more

SOCS 613
Thursday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
26-JAN-23 to
19-MAY-23
The Science of Happiness
D'Andrea,Jennifer

Positive Psychology is the study of human happiness. The field has compiled an enormous research base offering evidence of the fundamental components of well-being and flourishing. While early work utilized a narrow, Western definition of... more

SOCS 622
Thursday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
26-JAN-23 to
19-MAY-23
The Soviet Union and the Cold War
Brakel,Alexander

ONLINE The geopolitical and ideological conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union and their respective allies, known as the "Cold War," dominated much of global politics for the four decades after World War II. Its legacy shapes... more

SOCS 623
Monday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
26-JAN-23 to
19-MAY-23
Dynamics of Character
Garrett,Noel R

Personality can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences his or her cognitions, motivations, and behaviors in various situations (Ryckman, 2004). The word "personality" originates... more

SOCS 623W
Monday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
26-JAN-23 to
19-MAY-23
Dynamics of Character
Garrett,Noel R

Personality can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences his or her cognitions, motivations, and behaviors in various situations (Ryckman, 2004). The word "personality" originates... more

SOCS 634
Tuesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
26-JAN-23 to
19-MAY-23
Museums, Exhibitions, and Public History
Golden,James Joseph

ONLINE Introduction What does it mean for a controversial object to "belong in a museum"? Is that banishment or preservation? Museums collect cultural artifacts and art, hold them in public trust, and exhibit them to educate their audiences.... more

SOCS 642
Tuesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
26-JAN-23 to
19-MAY-23
Mirroring the Times: Masterpieces in American Film History 1930-1960
Luckow,Sandra Karen

ONLINE The Golden Age of Hollywood's Studio System (1930 - 1960) produced distinctive brands of genre films (i.e., the Gangster film, the Western, the Screwball Comedy, Film Noir, the Musical, the Women's picture...) that not only... more


Spring 2023 Course Chart

All courses subject to change.

Course Options

GLS courses have a
variety of scheduling and
study options. 

The options available for
each course are indicated
within the 
course's description.

Here is the Key:

CERT: This course will
count toward the req-
uirements for the
Graduate Certificate
in Writing.

Crosslisted: Students may
enroll in the concentration
option that best
meets their academic
needs.

FDN: This course is offered
with a Foundational
Writing Option

FDN-CERT: The
Foundational Writing
Option of this course 
will count toward the
Graduate Certificate
in Writing.

Immersion: This course
will have fewer class
meetings that will meet
for longer periods of
time (e.g., weekends-only,
five-day immersion, etc.).