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Engineering Transfer 005
Accounting 010
African American Studies 014
Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
American History 512
American Literature 352
American Studies 050
Anthropology 070
Art (Art 080, Art History 082)
Arts and Sciences 090 (Interdisciplinary Courses)
Astronomy 100
Biochemistry 115
Biology 120
Biomedical Technology 124
Business Administration 135
Business Law 140
Chemistry (Biochemistry 115, Chemistry 160)
Childhood Studies 163
Classical Studies Minor
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203
Ecommerce and Information Technology 623
Economics 220
Engineering Transfer Program 005
English (English Literature 350, American Literature 352, Film 354, Journalism 570, Linguistics 615, Writing 989)
European Studies 310
Finance 390
Fine Arts (Art 080, Art History 082; Museum Studies 698; Music 700, 701; Speech 950; Theater Arts 965)
Foreign Languages and Literatures (French 420, German 470, Italian 560, Russian 860, Spanish 940)
Geology 460
History (Historical Methods and Research 509; European History 510; American History 512; African, Asian, Latin American, and Comparative History 516)
Major Requirements
Minor Requirements
Departmental Honors Program
Teacher Certification in Social Studies
The Richard A. Caulk Memorial Scholarship
Courses (Historical Methods and Research 509)
Courses (European History 510)
Courses (American History 512)
Courses (African, Asian, Latin American, and Comparative History 516)
Home Economics 520
Honors College 525
International Studies Program 549
Student-Proposed Majors and Minors 555
Journalism 570
Justice and Society 572
Latin American Studies Minor
Liberal Studies 606
Linguistics 615
Management 620
Marketing 630
Mathematical Sciences (Mathematics 640, Statistics 960)
Media Studies 657
Medicine, Dentistry, and Veterinary Medicine
Museum Studies 698
Music 700, 701
Nursing 705
Pharmacy 720
Philosophy and Religion 730, 840
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Psychology 830
Religion 840
Reserve Officer Training Programs
Russian 860
General Science 890
Social Work 910
Sociology (Anthropology 070, Criminal Justice 202, Sociology 920)
Spanish 940
Speech 950
Statistics 960
Teacher Preparation Program 964
Theater Arts (Dance 203, Speech 950, Theater Arts 965)
Urban Studies and Metropolitan Planning 975
Walt Whitman Program in American Studies
Women's Studies 988
School of Business-Camden
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Camden Newark New Brunswick/Piscataway
  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2008-2010 Liberal Arts Colleges Programs, Faculty, and Courses History (Historical Methods and Research 509; European History 510; American History 512; African, Asian, Latin American, and Comparative History 516) Courses (African, Asian, Latin American, and Comparative History 516)  

Courses (African, Asian, Latin American, and Comparative History 516)

50:516:211 Latin America I (G) (3) Begins with the ancient American civilizations, progresses through the period of Spanish and Portuguese colonialism, and ends with the wars of independence and nation building in the 19th century.
50:516:212 Latin America II (G) (3) From the late 19th-century wars of independence to the present. Emphasis on racial and ethnic groups, relations with the United States, urbanization, and migration.
50:516:231 East Asia I:  East Asia before 1800 (G) (3) Focuses on China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam, from the beginning to 1800. By examining topics such as religion, philosophy, gender, technology, trade, and imperial expansion, we will learn about the indigenous aspects of each of these civilizations, how they interacted with each other, and their historical significance for contemporary concerns.
50:516:232 East Asia II:  East Asia from 1800 to the Present (G) (3) Introductory survey covering broad trends and developments in East Asia in this period. Can be taken by itself or as a sequel to East Asia I. Should be of interest to those who wish to build or strengthen their general understanding of modern East Asia.
50:516:241 Precolonial Africa (G) (3) Surveys of the rise of early African civilizations, such as Egypt, Nubia, and Axum. Origins of slavery and trans-Saharan trade.
50:516:242 Africa since 1800 (G) (3) Precolonial times to the present, with emphasis on colonization, imperialism, and the process of decolonization.
50:516:255 The Rise of the City (G) (3) Architectural, social, and cultural aspects of the development of urban civilizations.
50:516:260 Revolution (G) (3) A thematic treatment of one or more of the great political and social upheavals that has disrupted numerous countries during the last several centuries.
50:516:265 Imperialism (G) (3) The rise and fall of European power in the third world during the 19th and 20th centuries.
50:516:280,281 Introductory Topics in World History (G) (3,3) A theme in African, Asian, Latin American, or world history.
50:516:291 Military History to World War I (G) (3) Introduction to military technology, strategies, tactics, and battles from the ancient world to World War I.
50:516:292 Military History from World War I (G) (3) Development of military policies, weapons, and warfare from 1914 to the present.
50:516:301 The Ancient Near East (G) (3) The civilizations that developed in Egypt andMesopotamia from thebeginnings of history (ca. 3000BC) to their disappearance under theGreeks and Romans.
50:516:302 Ancient Israel (3) From the founding of the Davidic kingdom (ca. 1000 BC) and the building of the First Temple by Solomon to the destruction of the Second Temple by the Romans (70 AD).
50:516:341 Japan under Warrior Government (G) (3) Focuses on the period from shortly before the founding of the first warrior government (Kamakura Bakufu) in the 12th century to the Meiji restoration in the 19th century. Important for understanding the most unique characteristics of Japanese culture. Earlier periods of Japanese history also discussed as essential background information.
50:516:342 Modern Japan (G) (3) Focuses on the period of Japanese history from the Meiji restoration in 1868 to the present. Japan is the only East Asian country reaching the same level of economic development as the major Western powers. Traces Japan's transformation from an isolated island country to an aggressive colonial power and then to a peaceful economic giant.
50:516:345 Late Imperial China from 1600 to 1911 (G) (3) Traces the history of China from the middle of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), when it was the largest and most advanced civilization on the planet, to the end of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), when its imperial foundations began to falter.
50:516:346 Modern China: 1900 to Present Day (G) (3) Begins with an examination of the important events of China's tumultuous 20th century, including the fall of the imperial system and the establishment of the Chinese Republic, the Communist Revolution, and the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949. The course ends with a look at contemporary China in the aftermath of the Cultural Revolution and the economic reforms of the late 1980s.
50:516:350 The Caribbean (G) (3) From its colonial beginnings in 1492 to the present. Focuses on slavery and independence, 20th-century interisland politics and relations with the United States, and migration and cultural change since the 1960s.
50:516:380,381 Special Topics in World History (G) (3,3) A theme in African, Asian, Latin-American, or world history.
50:516:499 Independent Study in World History (BA) Independent reading under the direction of a member of the department. Prerequisite:  Permission of a faculty supervisor.
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