Quick Guide to Liberal Studies Electives
Intermediate Microeconomics (ECON 342): Applied microeconomic theory and quantitative analysis with relevance for managerial decision-making.
History of Economic Thought (ECON 348): An analysis
of the development of economic thinking by studying preeminent economists and their schools of thought.
|America and the World (HIST 308): A study of the central issues and problems in the history of American's relations with the larger world.||MR|
|Africa in the World Economy (HIST 322): A study of Africa's involvement in world affairs emphasizing the|
political, social and economic basis for the history of
Africa since independence, the role of external intervention, especially by China, and the economic opportunities within Africa.
African-American Literature (LIT 310): An examination
|Masterpeices of Drama (LIT 317): Critical reading of|
diverse works of drama, emphasizing the times, places,
and issues they portray, as well as traditional analyses
of character, plot and staging.
|Indians, Aliens and Others: Cross-Cultural Encounters|
in Literature (LIT 391): What happens when vastly
different peoples, customs, and worldviews collide with
each other? Is conflict inevitable? What leaps of imagination might bridge the gulf? This course seeks answers to these questions in literary texts that stage cross-cultural encounters of various kinds. Readings range from science fiction to the history of colonialism to comtemporary examples of cross-cultural interchange.