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 and one junior colloquium are required of every major. The colonialism course situates American studies in a hemispheric frame of reference and introduces a variety of theoretical and methodological approaches to an intercultural analysis of the Americas. Junior colloquia explore in-depth a range of theoretical perspectives utilized in American studies, consider the history and changing shape of the multifaceted American studies enterprise, and engage students in research and analysis. Students may take more than one junior colloquium and count the second one as an elective.

CONCENTRATION AND ELECTIVES

In addition to junior core courses and the senior requirement, the major includes seven upper-level electives that focus on the cultures of the Americas. The heart of each major’s course of study consists of a cluster of four courses among those electives that forms an area of concentration (these should be numbered  and above).

一道本不卡免费高清A concentration within American studies is an intellectually coherent plan of study (developed in consultation with an advisor) that explores in detail a specific aspect of the culture(s) and society of the United States. It may be built around a discipline (including history, literary criticism, government, or sociology), a field (such as cultural studies, ethnic studies, or queer studies), or a “problematic” (such as ecology and culture or politics and culture). As models and inspiration for prospective concentrators, we have developed descriptions of seven standing concentrations—queer studies, race and ethnicity, cultural studies, material culture, visual culture, historical studies, and literary studies—that we encourage majors to select or adapt. Majors may also devise their own concentrations. Among the latter in recent years have been concentrations in urban studies, disability studies, media studies, social justice, education, and environmental studies. In addition, to ensure chronological breadth, majors must include in their major at least one course that has a majority focus on American culture(s) in the period before 1900.

HEMISPHERIC AMERICAS AND TRANSNATIONAL AMERICAN STUDIES

Students are also asked to consolidate a hemispheric/transnational American studies focus by taking two courses that build on the comparative foundation supplied in . Hemispheric Americas and transnational American studies courses are identified on the AMST website (under “for majors”). Courses used to meet this requirement may also, as appropriate, be counted toward concentration, elective, or senior seminar requirements. A senior essay or thesis that utilizes a hemispheric or transnational American studies approach may count toward this requirement.

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, majors are required to earn a minimum of nine anthropology credits, eight of which must be numbered 201 or higher. These must include:

Students should work out their plans to fulfill the major requirements with their advisor by keeping their Major Certification Form up to date.

Concentrations. Concentrations are flexible specializations that reflect your particular specialization within anthropology. Working with your major advisor, you decide on a coherent set of four courses as your concentration. We encourage you to include one course from outside anthropology. There are three standing concentrations: 

You can also design your own concentration in consultation with your major advisor. Full descriptions of our concentrations are here.

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The Secrets of Ancient Bones: Discovering Ancient DNA and Archaeology1Environmental Archaeology1

ART HISTORY

Archaeology of Food, Trade, and Power in South India1
Relic and Image: The Archaeology and Social History of Indian Buddhism1
Archaeology of Money: Numismatics and GIS1

CLASSICAL STUDIES

Art and Archaeology of the Bronze Age Mediterranean1
Survey of Greek Archaeology1
Survey of Roman Archaeology and Art1
Art and Society in Ancient Pompeii1
Pyramids and Funeral Pyres: Death and the Afterlife in Greece and Egypt1

METHODS AND THEORY

Environmental Archaeology1
Archaeology of Money: Numismatics and GIS1

FIELDWORK

一道本不卡免费高清Archaeological fieldwork, typically carried out over the summer, is an excellent way to acquire hands-on experience and training in archaeological methods and excavation techniques. It also allows students to explore the history and material culture of a region in greater depth and, in some cases, even to conduct research on primary materials from a site that can then serve as the basis for a senior thesis or capstone project.

Fieldwork opportunities are offered both by our Wesleyan faculty as well as through a number of programs worldwide. For more information and a list of archaeological field programs, visit . Excavation experience is strongly encouraged, and completion of an approved archaeological field school program may be substituted for the methods and theory requirement.

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Art History

For the graduating classes of 2019, 2020, and 2021, click on the following link for ARHA major requirements [http://melcochinaresorts.com/art/arthist/form/MAJOR_REQUIREMENTS_for_2019-2020-2021.pdf].

一道本不卡免费高清For the classes of 2022 onward, please see the requirements below.

A minimum of 10 courses is required for the art history major, all of which must be taken on a graded basis. These include a one-credit introductory course (numbered in the 100 range), seven intermediate and advanced courses (numbered in the 200 and 300 ranges, distributed as outlined below), and two elective courses. The design of the major’s requirements ensures that students gain geographic breadth and historical depth, while having the opportunity to define their own interests and to chart their own path through the major.

Students complete an introductory course (numbered in the 100 range). There are two ways to satisfy this requirement: a survey course that introduces a broad range of artworks over an extended time span, or a writing-intensive course whose topic is more focused. The following link provides a list of introductory course offerings [http://melcochinaresorts.com/art/arthist/form/ACTIVE_ARHA_2022.pdf]

Student majors complete seven intermediate and advanced courses 一道本不卡免费高清(numbered in the 200- and 300 range, respectively) that together fulfill the following geographic and historical requirements:

Students complete courses in four一道本不卡免费高清 of the five geographic areas:

  • The Americas
  • Europe
  • East Asia
  • South Asia
  • Africa

 And they elect courses in three一道本不卡免费高清 of the four following historical periods and categories:

  • Ancient 
  • Medieval
  • Early Modern
  • Modern

Any single course may be counted toward only one of these area or period requirements. The following link provides a list of courses currently offered and the categories they may fulfill [http://melcochinaresorts.com/art/arthist/form/ACTIVE_ARHA_2022.pdf]

Two of these seven courses must be seminars (numbered 300 or above), which foster more advanced skills in reading, writing, and independent research. These courses often include some mix of regular presentations, collaborative learning, and/or a substantial research paper. 

The introductory course and all seven of the courses satisfying historical period and geographic area requirements must be taken at Wesleyan.

The remaining major course requirement is two electives,一道本不卡免费高清 which allows students to pursue their own commitments within art history. Electives may be drawn from additional art history courses or those cross-listed with art history; art history courses taken abroad or classes in cognate fields, such as anthropology, archaeology, art studio, CEAS, FGSS, film, foreign languages, history, music, religion; social, cultural, or critical theory; sociology; and/or urban studies. Students carefully select these elective courses in consultation with their major advisor. In order for these electives to count as courses towards the art history major, they must be petitioned—ideally prior to enrollment—and approved by the major advisor.

In order to become conversant in art history as a global practice, students must demonstrate proficiency in at least one foreign language. Proficiency is defined as a minimum of two full years of study at the college level, or the equivalent, as measured by a placement test administered by the language department in question. Up to two courses in a foreign language may count as electives towards the art history major. German, French, and Italian are normally considered the most useful for the study of European art. Students concentrating in the history of Asian art are encouraged to study a relevant Asian language. Other languages may be relevant depending on a student’s course of study. For those languages not formally taught at Wesleyan, there are alternative ways of studying them, developed through the Center for Global Studies. See melcochinaresorts.com/cgs/.

For knowledge of critical theories, students are encouraged to consider ARHA courses as well as those in other disciplines linked to Wesleyan’s Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory Certificate.  See melcochinaresorts.com/theory/.

一道本不卡免费高清Ten courses is the minimum number required for the art history major. To take full advantage of the program, students are encouraged to take more than the 10 required courses and/or to pursue honors projects in art history.

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  • At least eight courses numbered 200 or higher:
    • four art studio courses—at least one of which must be in either of the three-dimensional areas of sculpture or architecture
    • four art history courses
      • one Classical through Renaissance
      • one post-Renaissance ( preferred) 
      • one non-Western
      • one additional course from the offerings
  • two semesters of senior thesis1
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    In the rare case a student finishes all of his/her graduation requirements in January of the senior year, he/she may complete the major with only one semester of thesis tutorial, still exhibiting in the Spring.

    That breaks down to five art studio courses, four art history courses, and two semesters of thesis. Further course study in art studio and art history is recommended. On occasion, 100-level art history courses may be substituted for the requirement of 200-level courses. Majors are required to fulfill their general education as described by the University guidelines, since all are required to complete a senior thesis for honors. Teaching apprentice tutorials in the department will not be counted toward the major.

    一道本不卡免费高清In the final year of study, each student will develop a focused body of work and mount a solo exhibition. That exhibition is the culmination of a two-semester thesis tutorial and is developed in close critical dialogue with a faculty advisor. The exhibition is critiqued by the faculty advisor and a second critic and must be passed by a vote of the faculty of the art studio program. The senior thesis exhibition provides a rare opportunity for the student to engage in a rigorous, self-directed, creative investigation and in a public dialogue about his/her work.

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    Introduction to Astrophysics
    Observational Astronomy
    Calculus I, Part I
    Calculus I, Part II
    Vectors and Matrices
    General Physics I
    General Physics II
    Waves and Oscillations
    Quantum Mechanics I
    Four Upper-Level Astronomy Courses*:
    Galactic Astronomy
    Modern Observational Techniques
    Exoplanets: Formation, Detection, and Characterization
    Stellar Structure and Evolution
    Galaxies, Quasars, and Cosmology
    Radio Astronomy*Upper-level Astronomy course offerings may vary year-to-year.
    Strongly Recommended Courses:
    Multivariable Calculus
    Electricity and Magnetism
    Special Relativity
    Introduction to Contemporary Physics (if  is not offered)

    Additional upper-level physics courses are also recommended but are not required. Ability to program a computer in at least one of the widely used languages in the sciences, such as C, Fortran, or IDL, is also highly recommended. This does not necessarily mean that students should take a computer science course. Potential majors with graduate school aspirations should complete or place out of the basic physics and mathematics courses listed above, preferably by the end of their sophomore year, and should also take  and  during their first two years.

    Since physics GRE scores are an important admission criterion at most astronomy graduate schools, those planning to go on for a PhD are advised to double major in physics. This can be accomplished by taking several of the following additional courses, normally in the junior and senior years: , , , and 一道本不卡免费高清. Check the published requirements for the physics major for more details and speak to your advisor.

    Additional mathematics courses, such as , may also be chosen.

    Click  一道本不卡免费高清for more detailed information about the astronomy major, including a sample eight-semester course plan.

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    -, with their labs, -.
  • At least six elective biology courses at the 200 and 300 levels, including:  
    • one mid-level cell/molecular course (either , , ,  or ) and
    • one mid-level organismic/population course (either /, , , or ).
  • Note: No more than three of these mid-level courses (listed above) may be counted towards the six advanced elective requirement.

    NOTE: TWO STATISTICS COURSES, EVEN FROM DIFFERENT DEPARTMENTS CANNOT BOTH BE COUNTED AS COGNATES

    Electives may be chosen from among the following courses at the 200, 300, or 500 一道本不卡免费高清levels. See WesMaps for current course offerings. The courses are grouped thematically for your convenience only.

    CELL AND DEVELOPMENT BIOLOGY

    Principles and Mechanisms of Cell Biology1
    Developmental Biology1
    Immunology1
    Signal Transduction1
    Cellular Neurophysiology1
    Shaping the Organism1
    Stem Cells: Basic Biology to Clinical Application1
    Issues in Development and Evolution1
    Muscle and Nerve Development1
    Developmental Neurobiology1

    EVOLUTION, ECOLOGY, AND CONSERVATION BIOLOGY

    MacroEvolution, Pattern and Process1
    Evolution in Human-Altered Environments1
    Ecology1
    Conservation Biology1
    Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy1
    Comparative Animal Behavior1
    Plant Form and Diversity1
    Genomics Analysis1
    Plant-Animal Interactions1
    Nature and Nurture: The Interplay of Genes and Environment1
    Evolutionary and Ecological Bioinformatics1
    Issues in Development and Evolution1
    The Forest Ecosystem1

    GENETICS, GENOMICS, AND BIOINFORMATICS

    Molecular Biology1
    Genomics: Modern Genetics, Bioinformatics, and the Human Genome Project1
    Bioinformatics Programming1
    Evolutionary and Ecological Bioinformatics1
    Microbiology1
    Genomics Analysis1
    Evolutionary and Ecological Bioinformatics1
    Gene Regulation1
    Advanced Laboratory in Molecular Biology and Genetics1
    Introduction to GIS1
    Epigenetics1

    PHYSIOLOGY, NEUROBIOLOGY, AND BEHAVIOR

    Behavioral Neurobiology1
    Hormones, Brain, and Behavior1
    Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy1
    Functional Anatomy of the Human Brain1
    Neurohistology1
    Cellular Neurophysiology1
    Laboratory in Neurophysiology1
    Laboratory in Cellular and Behavioral Neurobiology1
    Cell Biology of the Neuron1
    Comparative Animal Behavior1
    Plant Form and Diversity1
    Waves, Brains, and Music1
    Chemical Senses1
    Developmental Neurobiology1
    Neurobiology of Learning and Memory1
    Neurobiology of Neurological Disorders1
    Calderwood Seminar in Public Writing: Neuroplasticity and the Brain1

    FULFILLING THE BIOLOGY MAJOR

    Cross-listed courses that are included on the list above are automatically credited to the biology major. At least two elective courses (200-一道本不卡免费高清level and above) that are counted toward the biology major must be used to fulfill only the biology major and cannot be simultaneously used to fulfill another major.

    Depending on the student’s specific program, and with prior permission of the chair, up to two biology courses from outside the department may be counted toward the major. Two Wesleyan courses that fall into this category are  and .

    Additional courses that may be credited to the major: , , ,  and , and .  may be counted as long as neither  nor  一道本不卡免费高清is counted toward the major.

    一道本不卡免费高清Biology majors are allowed to apply at most one elective course taken credit/unsatisfactory toward fulfilling the major requirements; however, this is discouraged because good performance in major courses is an important aspect of a student’s transcript.

    Courses in the BIOL 400 一道本不卡免费高清series (such as research tutorials) contribute toward graduation but do not count toward the major.

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    / or, preferably, /, and the associated lab ), unless the student has been given Advanced Placement credit. In addition, a year of organic chemistry (/), the concurrent laboratories (/), and a year of physical chemistry (/) are required. One year of advanced laboratory is required (/). Chemistry majors are also required to register for and attend two semesters of /. The major is completed by electing a total of at least three credits from 300-level courses (other than /). All courses other than seminars that are required for the chemistry major must be taken under a letter-grading mode (A–F). One of the three 300-level electives may be replaced by two semesters of research (/ or /一道本不卡免费高清). Seminars or journal clubs cannot be counted as electives. All chemistry majors are strongly encouraged to do research with a faculty member, both during the academic year and over at least one summer. Financial support for summer research is generally available.

    Students must either (i) complete calculus courses through MATH122, (ii) receive an Advanced Placement score of a 4 or 5 on the BC calculus exam, or (iii) place into a course beyond MATH122 on the Math Placement Exam. Students must take one year of physics (PHYS111/112 or PHYS113/116) or receive an Advanced Placement score of a 4 or 5 on AP physics exam. Students who do not study inorganic chemistry in , either through exemption or because they have satisfied the introductory chemistry requirement with /, must select  as one of their 300-一道本不卡免费高清level electives.

    一道本不卡免费高清Before or during the second semester of the sophomore year, a student interested in majoring in chemistry should consult with the chair of the Chemistry Department or the departmental advisors for specific areas of chemistry (analytical, biochemistry, inorganic, organic, and physical) concerning a suitable program of study. If the student does opt for the chemistry major, these people may also assist in the choice of a major advisor for the student. Students who intend to be multiple majors are strongly advised to consult with their chemistry advisors at the beginning of their junior year to plan their chemistry program.

    A chemistry major planning graduate work in chemistry usually takes at least one additional 300-level chemistry course (excluding /) and two semesters of undergraduate research, / or /. When feasible, an intensive continuation of research during at least one summer is encouraged. The preparation of a senior thesis based on this research (/ or /) provides extremely valuable experience and is strongly recommended.

    Graduate courses may be elected with permission. A chemistry major planning to attend medical school, teach in a secondary school, or do graduate work in such fields as biochemistry, geochemistry, environmental science, or chemical physics may request permission from the departmental curriculum committee to replace one of the elective credits in the concentration program with an appropriate course offered by another science or mathematics department. A similar substitution may be requested when appropriate as part of an interdepartmental major. Independent research is encouraged. A solid mathematical background is important to those students who plan to do graduate work in chemistry. Such students should also try to take  and  prior to their junior year.  and  are recommended to those whose interests lie in physical chemistry.

    BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY TRACK

    The Chemistry Department recognizes that a number of students each year are interested in a major program containing both a strong biology or biochemistry component and somewhat less emphasis on chemistry than the standard chemistry major. In response to this interest, the Chemistry Department now offers a biological chemistry track. This track would, for example, be an excellent preparation for medical school or graduate school in biochemistry. (Students interested in chemistry as a profession are advised to take the standard chemistry major track, which provides a better preparation for graduate school in chemistry.)

    To begin a major in the biological chemistry track, a student should complete a year of Introductory Chemistry (/ or, preferably, /, and the associated laboratory, ), unless the student has been given Advanced Placement credit. In addition, one year of organic chemistry (/), the concurrent laboratories (/), and a semester of biology (/) are required. One year of advanced laboratory (/) and two semesters of / are also required. / may be substituted for one semester of / by petition. Also required are and . The two-semester physical chemistry sequence, /, can be substituted for with the second semester of this sequence then counting as one of the three electives. Students who have been exempted from  must take  一道本不卡免费高清to gain familiarity with inorganic chemistry.

    The three electives normally required for chemistry majors should be taken from the following:

    Molecular and Cellular Biophysics1
    Biomedicinal Chemistry1
    Introduction to Biomolecular Structure1
    Biological Thermodynamics1
    Enzyme Mechanisms0.5
    Practical Methods in Biochemistry1
    Molecular Biology (or any other chemistry courses, 300-level or higher)1

    One upper-level MB&B course can be used as an elective upon prior approval by the faculty advisor. (Note, however, that only one MB&B course, including , not cross-listed with chemistry, may count as an elective toward the major.) Students must either (i) complete calculus courses through , (ii) receive an Advanced Placement score of a 4 or 5 on the BC calculus exam, or (iii) place into a course beyond  on the Math Placement Exam. Students are strongly encouraged to take one year of physics (/ or /) or receive an Advanced Placement score of a 4 or 5 on AP physics exam. One of the electives may be replaced by two semesters of research (/ or /). Other seminars or journal clubs cannot be counted as electives. Participation in the weekly biochemistry evening seminar (/) and in research, both during the academic year and over at least one summer, are strongly recommended. Students who intend to be multiple majors are strongly advised to consult with their chemistry advisors at the beginning of their junior year to plan their chemistry program.

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    , ). This requirement should be completed by the end of the junior year.
  • One course at any level in material culture.
  • Two classical civilization seminars (CCIV courses numbered 276-399). An advanced Greek or Latin course (numbered above 202) may be substituted for one of the classical civilization seminars.
  • The first year of Greek or Latin (courses numbered 101 and 102) may not be counted toward the required minimum of 10 courses, but a full year of the student’s second classical language may count as one course toward that minimum.

    The table below offers a comparison of potential course trajectories through the general and specialized tracks.  See also .

    COURSE SELECTION IN TRADITIONAL AND SPECIALIZED TRACK PATHWAYS

    Classics MajorCCIV Major
    Poetry & Perf. Arch. / Arch. Sci.Law / Soc.Just.
    Language  6 (201-2, plus 4) 3 (102, 201-202) 3 (102, 201-202)3 (102, 201-202)3 (102, 201-202)
    History11111
    Material Culture0 Suggested: 11111
    Seminars12 (1 can be lang)222
    Electives233 (*2)3 (*2)3 (*2)
    Total1010101010
    *Courses which, with permission from us, could be credited from outside the department.

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    ; ). This requirement should be completed by the end of the junior year.
  • One classical civilization seminar (CCIV courses numbered 276-399).
  • The first year of Greek or Latin (courses numbered 101 and 102) may not be counted toward the required minimum of 10 courses, but a full year of the student’s second classical language may count as one course toward that minimum.

    The table below offers a comparison of potential course trajectories through the general and specialized tracks.  See also .

    COURSE SELECTION IN TRADITIONAL AND SPECIALIZED TRACK PATHWAYS

    Classics MajorCCIV Major
    Poetry & Perf. Arch. / Arch. Sci.Law / Soc.Just.
    Language  6 (201-2, plus 4) 3 (102, 201-202) 3 (102, 201-202)3 (102, 201-202)3 (102, 201-202)
    History11111
    Material Culture0 Suggested: 11111
    Seminars12 (1 can be lang)222
    Electives233 (*2)3 (*2)3 (*2)
    Total1010101010
    *Courses which, with permission from us, could be credited from outside the department.

     

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    一道本不卡免费高清) in his or her sophomore year, as well as one survey course on traditional Chinese culture or history and one survey course on traditional Japanese history and culture (these can be taken at any time; a similar course on Korea can be substituted for either of these core survey courses). The goal is to ensure that each CEAS major is firmly anchored in the classical texts and key events that shaped the development of East Asian cultures before the 19th century. Details on the courses that count for the core courses are available at .

    Concentrations.一道本不卡免费高清 Each CEAS major must choose one of the six concentrations listed below. Our goal is to ensure that each major’s course of study has methodological coherence in a specific area of study. Course offerings for each concentration may vary in some years according to faculty on campus. Details on the courses that count for the concentrations are available at .

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    / (.5 credits/semester). This is a sophomore-level course designed to introduce students to ongoing research projects in the NSM division. All students interested in applying to the college are required to attend the course for at least one semester. The course involves weekly visits from different faculty members and their students from across the division to discuss their research programs. Potential CIS students are encouraged to take the course as early as their first year or possibly during their sophomore year to get exposure to the variety of research conducted in the NSM division.
  • Two upper-level electives (2 credits). Upper-level courses should provide core skills from a discipline outside the primary major. Accordingly, these courses are typically hosted by a department other than the student’s foundational major. The course catalog contains a list of courses identified as interdisciplinary and appropriate for the college. Courses not on this list may potentially be used to fulfill elective requirements, based on consultation with the CIS academic advisor. In general, the specific electives used to fulfill this requirement must be determined in consultation with a student’s CIS linked-major advisor.
  • Two semesters of a journal club or seminar (.5–1 credit). The two journal clubs/seminar series must be in different disciplines. / cannot be used to fulfill this requirement.
  • Senior capstone colloquium (.5 credits). Two semesters of the capstone colloquium are required. In this course, students learn about and discuss inherently integrative scientific topics, such as the Drake Equation. The capstone course also focuses on developing writing and presentation skills that will be useful going forward. Senior CIS majors present their research to their peers, junior CIS majors, and potential CIS majors.
  • Research (2–4 credits). Research credits normally come by enrolling in Advanced Research Seminar or Senior Thesis Tutorial. Two credits of research is the minimum requirement. Four research credits are achieved by taking research for a full credit each semester in the junior year and the senior year. Students are strongly encouraged to write a thesis based on their research during their senior year. In unusual cases, the two-credit minimum can also be satisfied through (paid) credits for summer research.
  • One summer research experience. All students are required to spend at least one summer performing research, preferably the summer after their sophomore year, immediately following acceptance to the college. Students are supported during the summer by a CIS fellowship (unless doing the research for credit).
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    College of Letters

    一道本不卡免费高清The program consists of five components and leads to eleven course credits:

    • Five colloquia designed to acquaint students with works of predominantly European literature, history, and philosophy in (respectively)
      • The Ancient world (sophomore colloquium 1)
      • The Middle Ages (sophomore colloquium 2)
      • The Early Modern period (junior colloquium)
      • The 19th century (senior colloquium 1)
      • The 20th–21st century (senior colloquium 2)
    • Four electives. The minimum required is one in history, one in philosophy, one in literature/representation, and one in the major’s target foreign-language literature. These specialized seminars allow students to shape their COL major around a particular interest.
    • Study abroad, in the spring semester of the junior year (or in certain situations, in the summer following the sophomore or junior year), usually in Europe or in another country (if approved by the director of the COL) where the major’s selected foreign language is spoken.
    • One comprehensive examination in November/December of the junior year, covering the texts read in the first three colloquia.
    • One senior thesis or essay, on a topic be chosen from a very wide range of disciplines. This work, along with the specialized seminars, allows COL students to further shape their major along their own interests.

    In all these contexts, much emphasis is put on the development of skills in writing, speaking, and analytical argument. Students are encouraged to take intellectual risks, and for this reason letter grades are not given in courses taken for COL major credit; also, COL seminars generally require papers rather than final examinations. Instead of giving grades, tutors write detailed evaluations of their students’ work at the end of each semester, and these are kept on record (and discussed with each student upon request). Our general goal is cultivation of “the educated imagination.”

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    College of Social Studies

    Sophomore year. There are no letter grades in the sophomore year. At the heart of the program in the sophomore year are the weekly tutorial and tutorial essay that are designed to develop conceptual and analytic skills as well as precision in writing and argument. The academic year is composed of three trimesters of eight weeks each, and each student takes a trimester tutorial in history, government, and economics. Due to their intensive nature, tutorials account for more than half of the student’s academic work during the year. A semester-length colloquium in social theory in the fall and selected courses within and outside the social sciences complete the sophomore program. Comprehensive examinations, administered by external examiners at the end of the sophomore year, produce the only official grade for sophomores.

    Junior year. The second semester of the junior year involves a philosophy colloquium on the modes of inquiry in the social sciences and a sequence of two seven-week tutorials building on the sophomore tutorials, each carrying one course credit. Students will also take several of their elective courses in the three CSS disciplines to enhance their research skills and the ability to accomplish major writing projects in the social sciences. Juniors also have the option of studying abroad in their first semester.

    Senior year. In addition to a CSS Senior Colloquium in the first semester, the senior year requires completion of a substantial piece of written work. This requirement can be fulfilled by either an honors thesis (two semesters) or a senior essay (one semester). In all cases it is a sustained and serious investigation of an intellectual problem.

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     and  (Computer Science I and II).
  • Core courses (one course from each of the following four areas):
    • Models of computation: any COMP course numbered 300-305.
    • Algorithms: any COMP course numbered 310-315.
    • Programming languages: any COMP course numbered 320-325.
    • Systems: any COMP course numbered 330-335.
  • Two additional electives.
  • Mathematical foundations:
    •  (Discrete Mathematics) or  (Abstract Algebra).
    • Any other 200+ level MATH course.
  • Notes:

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    Dance

    (revised Spring 2019):  Total Credits:  10.5 (Project) or 11.5 (Thesis)

    Two Gateway Courses:

    One Dance Technique                                                                              .5 Credit

    一道本不卡免费高清One Introductory Survey Course:                                                             1 Credit

    Options include:

    • FYS Dancing Bodies DANC103
    • FYS Global Contemporary Dance DANC104F1
    • Introduction to Dance: Moving Practices for Artmaking and Creative Research DANC211
    • Composition Across the Arts DANC212

    Two Credits in Dance Composition: Choreography Workshop              2 Credits

    • Dance Composition: Choreography Workshop DANC250 (to be taken freshman, sophomore, or junior years)

    Dance Tech Lab DANC105                 .                                                   .5 Credit

    Dance Techniques (four additional classes)                                            2 Credits

    to total 5 courses @ .5 credits each

    Two Advanced Dance Performance Practice一道本不卡免费高清                                         .5 or .75 Credit

    2 classes @ .25  or .5 credits each

    Two Credits in Advanced Research in Dance一道本不卡免费高清                                        2 Credits

    At least one of these two credits must be a hybrid methodology course with substantial written component.

    • Making Dances 1 – Solo Work DANC249
    • Dance Composition: Choreography Workshop DANC250
    • Site Specific Choreography DANC371
    • Dance History DANC375
    • The Artist in the Community: Civic Engagement and Art Making DANC376
    • Perspectives in Dance DANC377 including:
      • Perspectives in Dance:  Research Methods  
      • Perspectives in Dance:  Auto-Ethnography
      • Perspectives in Dance:  Bollywood: An Ethnography of Dance and Film
      • Perspectives in Dance:  Dancing the African Diaspora
      • Perspectives in Dance: Bodies and Earth
      • Perspectives in Dance: Queering the Dance
    • Dance as Activism DANC379

    One Elective 一道本不卡免费高清                                                                                          1  Credit

    • Dancing Bodies DANC103
    • Delicious Movements DANC244  
    • Anatomy and Kinesiology DANC301                                                                                           
    • Dance Teaching Workshop DANC341
    • Improvisational Forms DANC354
    • Space Design for Performance DANC359
    • Repertory and Performance DANC378
    • Dance and Technology DANC380

    一道本不卡免费高清Any Advanced Research course can be counted as an elective after the 2-credit research requirement is met.

    Senior Research: Either Project or Thesis一道本不卡免费高清                                                1 or 2 Credits

    Project – One 1-credit tutorial  (spring or fall semester)

    Thesis – Two 1-credit tutorials (fall and spring semesters)

    Total Credits:  10.5 (Project) or 11.5 (Thesis)

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    , , , or ).
  • Earth and environmental scientists need a broad background in the natural sciences. Therefore, E&ES majors are required to take one year (two semesters) of gateway courses from two of the following disciplines for a total of four courses: biology (/), chemistry (/ or /), mathematics (/, or /), or physics (/ or /). Upper-level courses in these disciplines can be substituted, as can statistics courses for mathematics. Students are urged to complete these introductory courses within their first two years. Students considering professional work in the sciences are encouraged to take gateways in more than two disciplines, including any associated lab courses, as well as upper-level coursework in other natural science and mathematics disciplines.
  • The Sophomore Field Course (). This course is typically taken during the spring semester of the sophomore year. 
  • The Senior Seminar (). This capstone is typically taken in the senior year.
  • For the Class of 2021 and later: Seven upper-level courses. Five of these courses must cover the following thematic areas: two from "Earth and Planets" (numbered 201-233 and 301-333), two from "Hydrosphere, Biosphere, and Atmosphere" (numbered 234-266 and 334-366), and one from "Methods" (numbered 267-299 and 367-399). Lab courses associated with the primary courses are required. The remaining two courses may come from any thematic area. Also, the following can be used: Up to two upper-level natural science or math courses taken in other departments, and up to two preapproved courses from study-abroad programs. At least four of the upper-level courses must be Wesleyan E&ES courses. Tutorials and the senior thesis do not count towards the requirement.

    The Department of E&ES does not require completion of Wesleyan's General Education Requirements to complete the major. Honors students are required to complete Wesleyan's General Education Requirements through stage II.

    EARTH AND PLANET COURSES

    Geology of Connecticut1

    Mineralogy
    and Laboratory Study of Minerals
    1.5

    Earth Materials
    and Earth Materials Laboratory
    1.5

    Geomorphology
    and Geomorphology Laboratory
    1.5

    Structural Geology
    and Field Geology
    1.5

    Sedimentology
    and Sedimentology/Stratigraphy Techniques
    1.5

    Petrogenesis of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks
    and Laboratory Study of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks
    1.5
    Volcanology1

    Meteorites and Cosmochemistry
    and Meteorites Laboratory
    1.5
    Planetary Evolution1
    Geologic Field Mapping1

    HYDROSPHERE, BIOSPHERE, AND ATMOSPHERE COURSES


    Geobiology
    and Geobiology Laboratory
    1.5
    Mass Extinctions in the Oceans: Animal Origins to Anthropocene1
    The Forest Ecosystem1
    Invasive Species: Biology, Policy, and Management1

    Soils
    and Soils Laboratory
    1.5

    Hydrology
    and Hydrology Laboratory
    1.5
    Environmental Investigation and Remediation1

    Environmental Geochemistry
    and Environmental Geochemistry Laboratory
    1.5

    Oceans and Climate
    and Techniques in Ocean and Climate Investigations
    1.5
    Ecological Resilience: The Good, the Bad, and the Mindful1.25
    Global Climate Change1
    Living in a Polluted World1

    METHOD COURSES

    Quantitative Methods for the Biological and Environmental Sciences1

    Introduction to GIS
    and GIS Service-Learning Laboratory
    1.5
    Isotope Geochemistry1
    Modeling the Earth and Environment1
    Advanced GIS and Spatial Analyses1

    Remote Sensing
    and Remote-Sensing Laboratory
    1.5
    Calderwood Seminar in Public Writing: Environmental Science Journalism1

    SENIOR SEMINAR

    Senior Seminar1

    一道本不卡免费高清For the Class of 2020 and earlier: Seven upper-level courses, comprised of three "cores" and four "electives." Lab courses associated with the primary courses are required. Up to two upper-level natural science or math courses taken in other departments can count as electives; up to two preapproved courses from study-abroad programs can also count as cores or electives. At least four of the upper-level courses must be Wesleyan E&ES courses. Tutorial and the senior thesis do not count towards the requirement.

    The Department of E&ES does not require completion of Wesleyan's General Education Requirements to complete the major. Honors students are required to complete Wesleyan's General Education Requirements through stage II.

    CORE COURSES


    Mineralogy
    and Laboratory Study of Minerals
    1.5

    Earth Materials
    and Earth Materials Laboratory
    1.5

    Geomorphology
    and Geomorphology Laboratory
    1.5

    Structural Geology
    and Field Geology
    1.5

    Sedimentology
    and Sedimentology/Stratigraphy Techniques
    1.5

    Geobiology
    and Geobiology Laboratory
    1.5

    Environmental Geochemistry
    and Environmental Geochemistry Laboratory
    1.5

    Oceans and Climate
    and Techniques in Ocean and Climate Investigations
    1.5
    Ecology1

    ELECTIVE COURSES

    Geology of Connecticut1
    Mass Extinctions in the Oceans: Animal Origins to Anthropocene1

    Soils
    and Soils Laboratory
    1.5

    Hydrology
    and Hydrology Laboratory
    1.5
    Environmental Investigation and Remediation1
    Quantitative Methods for the Biological and Environmental Sciences1

    Introduction to GIS
    and GIS Service-Learning Laboratory
    1.5

    Petrogenesis of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks
    and Laboratory Study of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks
    1.5
    Volcanology1
    Planetary Evolution1
    Ecological Resilience: The Good, the Bad, and the Mindful1.25
    Global Climate Change1
    Living in a Polluted World1
    Isotope Geochemistry1
    Modeling the Earth and Environment1
    Advanced GIS and Spatial Analyses1

    Remote Sensing
    and Remote-Sensing Laboratory
    1.5

    SENIOR SEMINAR

    Senior Seminar1

    Career Options and the E&ES major

    Earth and environmental sciences majors go on to pursue a wide range of careers, limited only by their own imaginations. E&ES 一道本不卡免费高清courses can be selected to help prepare for a student’s long-term interests. The course listings below are not requirements, but suggested guidelines. Students interested in academic or research careers should consider involvement in research or producing a senior thesis.

    Geology. These courses can help prepare students for academic careers or jobs in industry or government in natural resource or geohazard management (e.g., USGS, water resources, mining and energy industries).

    Dynamic Earth1.25
    Introduction to Planetary Geology1
    Geology of Connecticut1

    Mineralogy
    and Laboratory Study of Minerals
    1.5

    Geomorphology
    and Geomorphology Laboratory
    1.5

    Structural Geology
    and Field Geology
    1.5

    Sedimentology
    and Sedimentology/Stratigraphy Techniques
    1.5

    Hydrology
    and Hydrology Laboratory
    1.5

    Oceans and Climate
    and Techniques in Ocean and Climate Investigations
    1.5

    Introduction to GIS
    and GIS Service-Learning Laboratory
    1.5

    Petrogenesis of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks
    and Laboratory Study of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks
    1.5
    Volcanology1
    Planetary Evolution1
    Advanced GIS and Spatial Analyses1

    Remote Sensing
    and Remote-Sensing Laboratory
    1.5
    Senior Seminar1

    Environmental Science/Environmental Chemistry. These courses can help prepare students for jobs in consulting, government, or nonprofit organizations (e.g., EPA, NOAA, USGS, state agencies), or for academic careers in climate science and water resources.

    Introduction to Environmental Studies1
    Introduction to Environmental Science and Sustainability1

    Mineralogy
    and Laboratory Study of Minerals
    1.5

    Geomorphology
    and Geomorphology Laboratory
    1.5

    Structural Geology
    and Field Geology
    1.5

    Geobiology
    and Geobiology Laboratory
    1.5

    Soils
    and Soils Laboratory
    1.5
    Environmental Investigation and Remediation1

    Environmental Geochemistry
    and Environmental Geochemistry Laboratory
    1.5

    Oceans and Climate
    and Techniques in Ocean and Climate Investigations
    1.5
    Quantitative Methods for the Biological and Environmental Sciences1

    Introduction to GIS
    and GIS Service-Learning Laboratory
    1.5
    Global Climate Change1
    Advanced GIS and Spatial Analyses1
    Isotope Geochemistry1
    Senior Seminar1
    Ecology1

    Environmental Science/Ecology. 一道本不卡免费高清These courses can help prepare students for jobs in government, consulting, and nonprofit organizations (e.g., U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, state conservation agencies, Nature Conservancy, National Audubon Society) or academic careers in conservation and natural resource management.

    Introduction to Environmental Studies1
    Introduction to Environmental Science and Sustainability1

    Geobiology
    and Geobiology Laboratory
    1.5

    Soils
    and Soils Laboratory
    1.5
    Environmental Investigation and Remediation1

    Environmental Geochemistry
    and Environmental Geochemistry Laboratory
    1.5

    Oceans and Climate
    and Techniques in Ocean and Climate Investigations
    1.5
    Quantitative Methods for the Biological and Environmental Sciences1

    Introduction to GIS
    and GIS Service-Learning Laboratory
    1.5
    Global Climate Change1
    Isotope Geochemistry1
    Advanced GIS and Spatial Analyses1

    Remote Sensing
    and Remote-Sensing Laboratory
    1.5
    Senior Seminar1

    Planetary Geology. These courses can help prepare students for jobs in government and industry (e.g., NASA, remote sensing, and GIS contractors) or for academic careers in space science and remote sensing.

    Dynamic Earth1.25
    Introduction to Planetary Geology1

    Mineralogy
    and Laboratory Study of Minerals
    1.5

    Geomorphology
    and Geomorphology Laboratory
    1.5

    Structural Geology
    and Field Geology
    1.5

    Introduction to GIS
    and GIS Service-Learning Laboratory
    1.5

    Petrogenesis of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks
    and Laboratory Study of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks
    1.5
    Volcanology1
    Planetary Evolution1
    Advanced GIS and Spatial Analyses1

    Remote Sensing
    and Remote-Sensing Laboratory
    1.5
    Senior Seminar1

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    , and . Of the five electives, three must be upper-tier courses, numbered 303 to 399, or . No more than one senior thesis, individual, or group tutorial may be counted toward fulfillment of the major. The teaching apprenticeship tutorials,  and , may not be counted toward the major. , and  must be taken at Wesleyan; no more than two elective courses taken elsewhere may be counted toward the economics major. Courses taken elsewhere must be approved by the department chair prior to enrollment and will generally be designated as lower-tier electives if approved. If the course material warrants counting a course taken elsewhere (or a tutorial numbered 401, 402, 411, or 412) as an upper-tier elective, the student must submit materials from that course (or tutorial) to the department chair along with a petition requesting that it be treated as an upper-tier elective immediately upon return to campus (or upon completion of the tutorial). University requirements for graduation permit a student to count no more than 16 credits in any one department toward the 32 courses required for graduation. The teaching apprenticeship tutorials,  and , are included in these totals for the purpose of determining oversubscription in a department.

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    English

    The English major at Wesleyan consists of 10 full-credit courses at the 200-level or higher, or the equivalent of partial credit courses. All but three of these credits, and all courses taken to meet the literary history, literatures of difference, and theory requirements, must be taken at Wesleyan or in the department’s Sussex Program. With approval of a major advisor, one upper-level course from outside the department that bears on the study of literature may also be counted toward the minimum 10 credits. Appropriate credits transferred from other institutions may also be counted toward the 10-credit requirement.

    A major program consists of the gateway course, ENGL201 Ways of Reading一道本不卡免费高清, and three overlapping sets of courses: requirements, concentration, and electives.

    Required courses. In addition to ENGL201 Ways of Reading一道本不卡免费高清, one course of each must be taken in the following areas:

    • Literary History I
    • Literary History II
    • Literatures of Difference
    • Theory 

    Descriptions are available on the department website.

    Concentration.一道本不卡免费高清 Four courses in any one of these specialized areas of study:

    • American Literature
    • British Literature
    • Creative Writing
    • Race and Ethnicity
    • Theory and Literary Forms 

    Descriptions are available on the department website.

    Electives.一道本不卡免费高清 Other courses numbered 200 or higher. One FYS in English may be counted as a major elective.

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  • Three core electives, one from each area
  • Three additional electives, whether or not in the core list
  • Two semesters of senior colloquium:  and 
  • A senior capstone project course
  • With the exception of // or , all other courses must be at the 200 level or higher
  • Two courses that are either student forums or research tutorials may be substituted for non-core electives
  • 一道本不卡免费高清A total of six elective courses are required; two must be at the upper level of academic study (usually 300 level or higher), and one elective must come from each of the three following core areas:

    CORE ELECTIVES AREA 1

    The Economy of Nature and Nations1
    Introduction to Ethics1
    Humans, Animals, and Nature1
    Environmental Philosophy1
    Philosophy of Science1

    CORE ELECTIVES AREA 2

    The Economics of Sustainable Development, Vulnerability, and Resilience1
    Environmental Law and Policy1
    Healthy Places: Practice, Policy, and Population Health1
    Public Policy1
    Environmental Policy1
    Global Environmental Politics1

    CORE ELECTIVES AREA 3

    Ecology1
    Conservation Biology1
    Invasive Species: Biology, Policy, and Management1
    The Forest Ecosystem1
    Geobiology1
    Environmental Geochemistry1
    Oceans and Climate1
    Living in a Polluted World1

    一道本不卡免费高清Students will choose an additional three electives with their ENVS advisor. These electives may be selected from the entire list, in addition to those courses listed in core elective areas 1–3 above. Three of the elective courses must constitute a disciplinary or thematic concentration, including at least one upper-level course (usually at the 300 level). Thematic concentrations are encouraged to be interdisciplinary. Courses selected from the three core areas above may be used as part of the concentration. Students are encouraged to develop their own thematic concentrations that require approval by their ENVS advisor. The following are some possible examples.

    EXAMPLE 1—CONSERVATION

    Ecology1
    Conservation Biology1
    Geobiology1

    EXAMPLE 2—FOOD SUSTAINABILITY

    American Food1
    Invasive Species: Biology, Policy, and Management1
    Science of Sustainability.5

    EXAMPLE 3—CLIMATE CHANGE 1

    Oceans and Climate1
    Environmental and Resource Economics1
    Environmental Policy1

    EXAMPLE 4—CLIMATE CHANGE 2

    Oceans and Climate1
    Global Climate Change1
    Environmental Policy1

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    . During this semester the student, in consultation with the advisor, develops a major proposal that lists the courses that will compose the student’s major course of study, including a written rationale for the student’s chosen concentration within the major. The Major Proposal Form, approved by the advisor and with the concentration rationale attached, is submitted to the Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program office by the end of the fall semester of the junior year.

    The concentration rationale is a brief explanation (500 words) of the student’s chosen concentration within the major and describes the courses the student has chosen to constitute it. The major as a whole consists of 9 courses as follows: Three core courses (a gateway course,  and 一道本不卡免费高清), two distribution courses (FGSS courses from an area outside the concentration), & the four courses comprising the concentration. All FGSS majors complete senior research, either in the form of a senior essay (completed as part of the Senior Seminar) or a senior honors thesis (through a two-semester tutorial with a faculty member, normally in addition to the Senior Seminar). The senior year is devoted to completion of the coursework for the concentration, work on a senior essay or thesis, and participation in the senior seminar. Non-FGSS courses may count toward the concentration if approved by the student's faculty advisor.  Only two credits transferred from another institution may be applied to the major.

    Every major must take the following courses:

    CORE COURSES

    GATEWAY AND REQUIRED COURSES

    In 2019-2020, these include:

    Sex/Gender in Critical Perspective (FGSS Gateway)1
    Feminist Theories1
    Feminist Philosophy and Moral Theory (FGSS Gateway)1
    Senior Seminar1

    Distribution requirement. A distribution requirement of two FGSS courses that must be from two different disciplines and should not overlap in their content with courses that make up the student’s concentration in the major.

    Concentration. 一道本不卡免费高清Four courses forming the area of concentration should represent a coherent inquiry into some issue, period, area, discipline, or intellectual approach related to feminist, gender, and/or sexuality studies. Normally, the courses will be drawn from various departmental offerings and will be selected in consultation with an advisor.

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    ).

    一道本不卡免费高清Please be aware that cross-listed courses must be counted in all departments in which they are listed.

    一道本不卡免费高清Course offerings vary from year to year and not all courses are available in every year. With prior approval by the department chair, one history/theory course from another institution may be transferred to the Wesleyan major. The department does not offer group or individual tutorials other than senior thesis projects, but uncredited opportunities to work on individual senior films are available. Consult the chair of film studies for further details. The Film Studies Department does not offer credit for internships.

    Students may become involved in film studies in ways other than class enrollment. The College of Film and the Moving Image houses the Wesleyan Cinema Archives. The Film Board (composed of Wesleyan students) runs the Wesleyan Film Series. The College of Film also hosts the Wesleyan Freshman/Sophomore Filmmaking Club.

    PREREQUISITE CLASSES

    History of Global Cinema1
    The Language of Hollywood: Styles, Storytelling, and Technology1

    REQUIRED COURSES AFTER ENTRY INTO THE MAJOR

    Sight and Sound Workshop (in junior year)1
    A department-designated seminar during senior year or a senior thesis project1

    REQUIRED FILM STUDIES ELECTIVES 

    Select a minimum of six of the following:6
    The History of Spanish Cinema
    Immersion Seminar: Film Noir
    Directorial Style: Classic American Film Comedy
    Myth and Ideology in Cinema: Hollywood Sex, Race, Class, and Culture
    Television Storytelling: The Conditions of Narrative Complexity
    The New German Cinema
    Alfred Hitchcock
    Visual Storytelling: The History and Art of Hollywood's Master Storytellers
    The Art and Business of Contemporary Film
    Video Games as/and the Moving Image: Art, Aesthetics, and Design
    Cinema of Adventure and Action
    Contemporary East Asian Cinema
    Melodrama and the Woman's Picture
    From Caligari to Hitler: Weimar Cinema in Context
    Newest German (and Austrian) Cinema
    Philosophy and the Movies: The Past on Film
    Elia Kazan's Films and Archives
    Using the Moving Image Archive
    The Art of Film Criticism
    Martin Scorsese
    The Documentary Film
    The Long and the Short: Fritz Lang in Berlin and Hollywood
    Seminar on Television Series and Aesthetics
    Advanced Global Film Auteurs
    Film Genres: The Western
    History of Film Sound

    OPTIONAL FILM/DIGITAL PRODUCTION COURSES

    Select a maximum of three of the following:3
    Documentary Filmmaking for Majors and Minors
    Advanced Filmmaking (Fall - must be taken with )
    Advanced Filmmaking (Spring - must be taken with )

    OPTIONAL FILM/TELEVISION WRITING COURSES

    Select a maximum of three of the following:3
    Senior Thesis Tutorial (Fall - must be taken with )
    Senior Thesis Tutorial (Spring - must be taken with )
    Screenwriting
    Writing for Television
    Screenwriting: The Short Film
    Scripting Series for the Small Screen

    Note: 一道本不卡免费高清The oversubscription rule limits students to a maximum of 16 credits in a single department before oversubscription occurs, at which point further credits earned in the department cannot count toward the 32 credits required for graduation.

     

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     一道本不卡免费高清or the equivalent is the prerequisite for all FREN courses numbered 220 or higher.

    The major consists of a minimum of eight courses beyond :

    A minimum grade of B is required for courses taken on campus to count toward the FRST major or the Romance studies RMST major where the student is combining French with another Romance culture. 

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    , one credit of intensive language instruction in Germany may count toward the major. Before enrolling in courses in Germany, students must obtain approval from their major advisor. Students must take at least one 300-level German studies course at Wesleyan upon their return.

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    , , , or )
  • Five of the eight remaining courses must be upper-level Wesleyan GOVT courses in the range 201-399
  • The remaining three courses numbered 201 or higher may be:
    •  Tutorials in the Government Department (maximum two; only one thesis tutorial may count)
    •  A course in a “cognate” discipline (maximum one; must be approved in advance by your GOVT advisor)
    •  Political science courses at other U.S. institutions or abroad (maximum two; or three in a year of study abroad)
    •  Additional Wesleyan government courses in the range 201-399
  • The following may not count toward the major:

    Majors must choose and complete a concentration:

    Breadth Across the Discipline:

    General Education Expectations

    Pacing

    For more information, please visit the department's majoring page.

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    Hispanic Literatures and Cultures

    • Nine (9) courses minimum numbered 203 and above. Students who count SPAN 203 must also take SPAN 221.
    • Five (5) courses minimum in SPAN at Wesleyan numbered 221 or above. At least one in each of the following categories:
      • Before 1700 (Medieval, Spanish Golden Age or colonial Latin America, normally SPAN230-249);
      • Post-1700 Spain (normally SPAN250-269);
      • Post-1800 Latin America (normally SPAN270-299).
    • One (1) course in SPAN at Wesleyan during their senior year.
    • A grade of B or better in courses taken for the major. Exceptions require the approval of the Spanish section.

    Tutorials (for course assistants, essays, or honors) do not count toward the major.

    Languages courses taken abroad do not count toward the major.

    Courses in Related Fields.

    一道本不卡免费高清Courses taken in Spanish on selected programs abroad may count toward the major if they have a strong interpretive dimension, with a focus on reading, writing, discussion, representation, or form (e.g., how genre, rhetoric, and/or style shape meaning). Such courses may also treat the subject’s history or the debates within it. Courses that meet these criteria are ordinarily found in anthropology, art history, history, music, philosophy, and sociology. They can also be found in economics, government, and psychology when the course focuses primarily on how the field is represented, conceived, or used in public debates or contexts.

    Courses offered through the medium of English by other Wesleyan departments and programs primarily on the Hispanophone (including the U.S. Hispanic) world may count toward the major. These courses must be approved by the student’s major advisor.

    With the advisor’s approval, majors may count courses in related fields as follows:

    • For students who do not study abroad, up to two (2) courses through the medium of English.
    • For students who study abroad, four (4) courses maximum on selected programs abroad and one (1) course through the medium of English at Wesleyan.
    Important Additional Information.

    Courses must be taken for a letter grade, unless the student is also majoring in COL.

    一道本不卡免费高清Students majoring in both HISP and LAST may count no more than four (4) courses toward satisfying requirements of both majors concurrently.

    Advising. Upon acceptance into the major, students will meet with their assigned HISP advisor in order to review their plan for completing the major. Advisees will meet with the advisor at least once each semester for the purpose of revising their progress and discussing any other matters related to their interest and goals in Spanish.

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    , the required seminar that all majors must take, typically during the fall semester of the junior year
  • two other HIST seminars, numbered 300 or above, taken at Wesleyan
  • Note that only two history courses taken outside of Wesleyan may be counted toward the nine required history courses and these will count as non-seminar classes.
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    (i.e., and higher) are required. Sophomores who are satisfactorily completing and intend to pursue Italian will be admitted to the major even though that course does not itself count for the major;
  • All courses that count toward the major must be taken for a grade. Normally, only courses passed with a B or better will count for the major. Students are expected to request permission from the Italian section to count courses with a lower grade toward the major;
  • Essay, thesis, and other (e.g., CA/TA) tutorials and language courses do not count toward the major, although they are encouraged;
  • One of the nine required courses may be taken in English;
  • For students placing into or higher, three of the nine required courses may be  taken in English;
  • One course in Italian at Wesleyan following study abroad is required;
  • All students are required to take at least one course for the major in their senior year.
  • Additional Information

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     and . Each of these mandatory courses must be taken at Wesleyan.
  • One additional Latin American Studies-cross-listed social science course is also mandatory. It, too, must be taken at Wesleyan.
  • Latin American Studies majors must complete Stage II of the General Education Expectations.
  • 一道本不卡免费高清To graduate as a Latin American Studies major, students must maintain an average of B- or better in all courses taken at Wesleyan that are cross-listed in the major, regardless of whether the student elects to place each such course on the major certification form.

    Non-Latin American Studies courses at Wesleyan that may count toward the LAST major. In exceptional circumstances, Wesleyan courses that have significant Latin American content but are not cross-listed with Latin American Studies may count toward the major. Students must petition the Latin American Studies chair to obtain Latin American Studies major credit for such courses.

    Courses at Wesleyan that may NOT count toward the LAST major.

    Courses taken at other institutions in the United States. No course taken at another institution in United States may count toward the Latin American Studies major, whether taken during the summer or during the academic year. On petition to the chair, an exception may be made (1) for students who transferred to Wesleyan and who seek Latin American Studies major credit for courses taken at their previous institution(s) or (2) for students participating in the Twelve-College Exchange Program who seek Latin American Studies major credit for courses taken at one of the other participating colleges.

    Research Requirement. 一道本不卡免费高清To graduate as a Latin American Studies major, a student must satisfy the LAST Research Requirement. The requirement is satisfied by writing a paper that is centrally concerned with Latin America, that is on a topic of the major's own choosing (i.e., the student must originate the topic), that is at least 20 standard double-spaced pages in length, and that has received a grade of B- or better. The paper must be (1) written in a course or tutorial where the instructor is formally affiliated with the Latin American Studies Program, or (2) read and approved by a faculty member who is affiliated with the Program. The paper may be written in either English or Spanish, and may be completed in the context of a study-abroad program as long as it is read and approved by a faculty member who is formally affiliated with the Latin American Studies Program program. A thesis or a senior essay conforming to the conditions just stipulated will satisfy the Latin American Studies Research Requirement.

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    and )
  •  or
  • An elementary knowledge of algorithms and computer programming. (Success­ful completion of either or satisfies this requirement.)
  •  and
  • A coherent selection of four additional electives, chosen in consultation with an advisor from the department. Any MATH course at the 200+ level can be used as an elective for the major.
  • Notes:

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    Medieval Studies

    Medieval Studies majors take classes in a broad range of fields, including art history, archaeology, history, languages and literature, music history, manuscript studies, and religious studies. They are required to take 10 upper-level courses that will normally conform to the following:

    • Four courses in the student’s chosen field of specialization
    • Two courses in a second field of Medieval Studies
    • One course in a third field of Medieval Studies
    • Three additional courses in any area of Medieval Studies, or in another field deemed, in consultation with the advisor, to be closely related to the student’s work in subject matter or method. For example, a student specializing in medieval history may count toward the major a course in ancient history or historical method, while a student specializing in medieval literature may include a course in classical literature or in the theory of literary criticism.

    A student may take more than four courses in his/her primary area of specialization, but only four will be counted toward the major.

    At least one of the courses in the primary area of specialization should be a seminar, as should at least one of the courses in either the second or third fields.

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    Principles of Biology I: Cell Biology and Molecular Basis of Heredity
    and Principles of Biology I--Laboratory1.5
    Principles of Biology II
    and Principles of Biology II--Laboratory1.5General ChemistryIntroductory Chemistry I1Introductory Chemistry II1Introductory Chemistry Laboratory0.5Gateway Molecular BiologyMolecular Biology1Organic ChemistryPrinciples of Organic Chemistry I1Principles of Organic Chemistry II1MathematicsSelect one Mathematics course (calculus or statistics recommended)1Physical ChemistryPhysical Chemistry for the Life Sciences1BiochemistryBiochemistry1Advanced LaboratoryAdvanced Laboratory in Molecular Biology and Genetics1or Structural Biology LaboratoryElectivesSelect two elective courses, at least one of which must be a 300-level MB&B course2

    Students are encouraged to take our seminar course, 一道本不卡免费高清, in the spring of their first or second year.

    Chemistry's introductory lab may be taken in fall or spring.

    One semester of college mathematics is required (AP credit is not accepted). Students with deep theoretical knowledge in areas of mathematics, as evidenced by advanced coursework (e.g., in physics) or quantitative forms of research, may petition for the use of a less theoretical mathematics course (e.g., QAC courses) to satisfy the MB&B math major requirement.

    One advanced laboratory class is required. Majors interested in a concentration in molecular biology should take , which is offered every spring semester and generally taken in the junior or senior year. Students interested in the  should take , which is offered every other year in fall semester. The Chemistry Integrated Laboratory courses ( and ) do not satisfy this requirement. Students taking both of the advanced lab courses ( and ) may count one of the two courses as their 300-level elective. 

     may be replaced by two semesters of Introductory Physics ( and , or  and ) or by Physical Chemistry ( and ). In this case  may count as one of the required 300一道本不卡免费高清-level electives.

    One of the two required electives must be a 300-level MB&B course. This may be fulfilled by taking a 1.0-credit 300-level course, or by taking two 0.5-credit 300-level courses. 

    The second elective may be a 200-level or 300-level MB&B course. Two consecutive semesters of research (in the same laboratory) for credit ( and , Advanced Research Seminar) with an MB&B faculty member (or a pre-approved faculty member in another department conducting research in molecular biology/biochemistry/biophysics) can be substituted for the 200-level elective, provided that it is taken for 1.0 credit each semester and a grade of B or higher is achieved. Honors Thesis ( and ) may not be used to satisfy an elective requirement. 

    For potential elective courses outside of MB&B, including study abroad courses, students must consult with their faculty advisor and the MB&B chair in a timely manner. Prior approved courses outside MB&B that can be taken to satisfy the lower-level elective requirement include  Developmental Biology,  Shaping the Organism, and  Molecular Modeling and Design. These courses offered by other (non-MB&B) departments may only be used to satisfy the  200-level elective requirement for completion of the MB&B major (even if the course has a 300-level designation).

    Pre-meds and pre-grads: Organic chemistry laboratory courses ( and ) are requirements for virtually all graduate and medical schools. Most medical schools also require one year of physics with related labs and two semesters of mathematics. Many MB&B majors take 200- and 300-level courses over the curriculum requirement to better prepare for graduate or medical school.

    MB&B majors are also encouraged to attend the MB&B and biology seminars (Wednesdays at noon), the chemistry colloquium (Fridays at 3:30 p.m.), and/or the biological chemistry seminars (Mondays at 4 p.m.), wherein distinguished scientists from other institutions are invited to present their research to our community.

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    Music

    Music majors take four courses in each of three capabilities: theory/composition, history/culture, and performance. Two additional courses from the MUSC300一道本不卡免费高清-level Seminars for Music Majors bring the number of music credits to 14. The required senior project or senior honors thesis brings the total number of music credits to 15 or 16, respectively.  Diversity of musical experience is a core value of the Music Department and is expected of all music majors. To move toward this goal, at least two of the 14 music credits must be outside the student’s main area of interest.

    The Music Department expects its majors to continue to refine and extend their performance skills throughout their undergraduate careers, which may mean accumulating more than 15 or 16 credits in music. No more than 16 credits in music may be counted toward the 32 credits required for graduation, however, and students must therefore complete 16 or 17 credits outside of music.

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     Principles of Biology I
  •  Principles of Biology I-Laboratory
  •  Principles of Biology II
  •  Principles of Biology II-Laboratory
  • / Introductory Chemistry I/II or / Principles of Chemistry I/II
  • / Principles of Organic Chemistry I/II
  • Two additional courses from the following (beginning with the graduating class of 2016):
    • Physics ( or  or  or )
    • Psychology ()
    • Mathematics ( or higher); and/or
    • Computer science ( or higher)
  • CORE COURSE

    ADVANCED COURSES

    Five advanced courses from the following list are required for students; two must be cross-listed with biology; two cross-listed with psychology; and one, a research tutorial or methodological course. Some courses appear in both Biology and Psychology lists but may be counted only once, in either category.   

    Cross-listed with biology

    Cross-listed with psychology

    Research methods and practica

    Note:  can be taken to meet requirements for either the methodological or foundation major requirements, but not both.  Methodological courses cannot be credited toward the requirements of advanced courses cross-listed with biology or psychology. *Courses listed in both categories A. or B. can be counted only in A. or B. but not both

    Courses of relevance outside the program. Though not requirements of the major, students should be aware that courses in organic chemistry and molecular biology, as well as courses in non-neuroscience areas of biology and psychology, complement the NS&B一道本不卡免费高清 major and should be considered, in consultation with your advisor, when planning your program of study. 

    SUBSTITUTING OUTSIDE COURSES FOR CREDIT TO THE MAJOR

    Foundation courses: 一道本不卡免费高清A student who has taken foundation courses outside of Wesleyan may be able to apply them to the major. As a general rule, courses acceptable to the biology, chemistry, and physics departments for university credit are acceptable to the NS&B program for substitution for foundation courses.

    Advanced courses: Advanced courses, inside or outside of the University, might be acceptable as substitutes for the advanced courses of the NS&B major. In general, only one such course can be substituted, and approval must be obtained in advance from the program director.

    UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

    NS&B majors are encouraged to become involved in the research of the faculty. Research tutorials and senior thesis tutorials are taken with mode of grading and amount of credit to be arranged with the research supervisor. Research tutorials are numbered /, /, and /. These courses can fulfill the research methods requirement or can receive graduation credit.  For the most up-to-date information on NS&B faculty research, please visit our department website.

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    Human Rights Across Cultures
    Political Philosophy
    Political Economy of Developing Countries
    Chinese Politics
    Modern Chinese Philosophy
    Sample Concentration 2: Challenging The Carceral State
    Reasoning About Justice
    The Ethics of Captivity
    Critical Perspectives on the State
    Critical Philosophy of Race
    The Moral Basis of Politics

    In addition to the five-course concentration, students must satisfy the following:

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     no later than the end of your sophomore year; if you can complete it by the end of your first year, it will give you more flexibility to construct your major. You should also have completed , , , and  by the end of your sophomore year. It is desirable for those students who are considering graduate work in physics or those who wish to pursue an intensive major to also complete  and  by the end of the sophomore year. You should note that a few of the advanced courses may not be offered every year, and you should plan your program of study accordingly.

    To fulfill the major in physics, a student must complete eight lecture courses and two laboratory courses. The lecture course requirement includes (a) four core physics courses which must be taken graded (A-F): , ,  and ; and (b) an additional four elective lecture credits at the 200, 300, or 500 level. At least one of the elective courses must be a PHYS lecture course at the 300 level, usually  or . The two laboratory courses can be chosen from , , or a 1-credit research  tutorial with a physics faculty member. One of the two laboratory courses must be an advanced experimental laboratory class, currently  or .

    Students planning graduate study in physics should take a minimum of 14 credits at the 200 level or higher in physics, mathematics, and computer science. , , and  are essential. In addition, the department strongly recommends , , and 一道本不卡免费高清. Graduate physics courses may be elected with permission, and experience in computer programming is also extremely valuable.

    一道本不卡免费高清Students not planning graduate study in physics and who are interested in applying their knowledge of physics to other areas of the curriculum may substitute upper-level lecture courses from other departments to satisfy requirement (b) above. This must be done in consultation with the physics major advisor, and the selections must constitute a coherent, coordinated program of study. Substitution of more than two courses requires approval from the department. Preapproved tracks that satisfy requirement (b) are available here.

    PHYSICS MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

    COURSE CODE

    COURSE TITLE

    Gateway courses: The necessary foundation for the physics major.

    General Physics I

     and 

    一道本不卡免费高清General Physics II and General Physics Laboratory II

     or 

    一道本不卡免费高清Vectors and Matrices or Linear Algebra

    Multivariable Calculus

      

    Core Courses: Four required courses which must be taken graded (A-F)

    Waves and Oscillations

     (prerequisite  or . Math requirement can be taken concurrently)

    一道本不卡免费高清Quantum Mechanics I

     (prerequisite  and )

    一道本不卡免费高清Electricity and Magnetism

    Thermal and Statistical Physics

    Electives: Four credits from the following list of lecture courses.* One of the four needs to be a 300-level physics course.

     

    一道本不卡免费高清Introduction to Biophysics

     (half credit)

    一道本不卡免费高清Special Relativity

    Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos

    一道本不卡免费高清 (half credit)

    一道本不卡免费高清Introduction to Contemporary Physics

    一道本不卡免费高清Classical Dynamics

    一道本不卡免费高清Quantum Mechanics II

     (Pre-requisite )

    一道本不卡免费高清Condensed Matter Physics

    Laboratory Courses:** Two laboratory courses

     一道本不卡免费高清(half credit)

    Experimental Optics

     一道本不卡免费高清(half credit)

    Electronics Lab

     一道本不卡免费高清(half credit)

    Computational Physics

    /一道本不卡免费高清 (1 credit)

    一道本不卡免费高清Research Seminar, Undergraduate

    * It is possible for elective credits to be substituted by upper-level lecture courses in other departments. This must be done in consultation with the physics major advisor, and the selections must constitute a coherent, coordinated program of study. Preapproved tracks that satisfy the elective lecture course requirement are available.

    ** One of the laboratory courses must be an advanced experimental lab, currently either  or.

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    一道本不卡免费高清, a lecture class that provides a broad overview of the field, is required for the major and should typically be the first course taken in the major. The course must be taken graded if used for the major. The course should be taken in the first or second year. One can alternatively transfer a psychology AP or IB credit in place of this course (see the Advanced Placement section). Only one can be counted toward the major.

    PSYCHOLOGICAL STATISTICS

    A psychological statistics course provides an introduction to data analysis in psychology.  or  is typically used to fulfill this requirement, but  一道本不卡免费高清is acceptable as well. The course must be taken graded if used for the major. A course in statistics should be taken in the first or second year (some research methods courses require statistics as a prerequisite). Only one may be counted toward the major.

    RESEARCH METHODS

    A research methods course trains specific skills for evaluating and performing research. Research methods courses are numbered PSYC202-219. Some of these courses are more general, while others are focused on particular applications as indicated by their titles. A 200-level course in research methods should be taken in the first or second year (some research methods require statistics as a prerequisite).

    BREADTH REQUIREMENT

    Students are expected to develop knowledge across the entire field of psychology. Toward this goal, students must choose a minimum of one course from each of the three columns below. These breadth courses (numbered PSYC220-279) can be taken throughout one’s four years. When possible, a student should start with breadth courses of particular interest so that he or she can later do more advanced work in these areas.

    Column 1
    Select a minimum of one of the following:1
    Cognitive Psychology
    Human Memory
    Sensation and Perception
    Cognitive Neuroscience
    Motivation and Reward
    Clinical Neuropsychology
    Functional Anatomy of the Human Brain
    Behavioral Neurobiology
    Column 2
    Select a minimum of one of the following:1
    Developmental Psychology
    Psychological Measurement
    Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood
    Psychology of Sexual and Gender Diversity
    Personality
    Psychopathology
    Educational Psychology
    Discovering the Person
    Column 3
    Select a minimum of one of the following:1
    Social Psychology
    Cultural Psychology
    Culture in Psychology: An Introduction to Theory and Research
    Psychology of Communities: Identity, Activism, and Social Engagement
    Global Mental Health
    Health Psychology
    Psychology and the Law

    SPECIALIZED

    These courses (PSYC300-399) aim to ensure that students study at least one subfield of psychology in depth. These courses have a variety of formats, including seminars (PSYC300-369) and advanced research labs (PSYC370-399), and admission is typically by permission of instructor. A student must take at least one specialized course that deepens the knowledge she or he gained in a breadth course.

    ELECTIVES

    To reach the 10 course credits necessary for the major, one may count any three other courses, tutorials, or teaching apprenticeships offered by the department or creditable to the major with the exception that only one introductory psychology and one statistics course may be counted towards the major, and no more than two teaching assistantships and four tutorials (or six including senior thesis tutorials) may be counted towards the major. For electives, two half-credit courses may be used in place of one full-credit course. Some courses (cross-listed with psychology or hosted in other departments) can be used as electives for the major but fulfill no other requirements and cannot be used for admission to the major. See Department Majors Manual for details.

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    , with a grade of B- or better
  • Four courses in three areas of historical traditions
  • Two courses in thematic approaches
  • Two courses in method and theory, one of which must be 
  • A tenth course, which may be taken in any of these areas. Alternatively, the student can include one Hebrew course ( or higher) or a different fourth-semester language course with substantial religion content (see the Language section, under Additional Information).
  •  (.25 credit), a capstone exploration of your work in the major to be taken during the spring of senior year.
  • Note: 一道本不卡免费高清Although some courses may fit more than one category, they cannot be included more than once in the overall count of courses taken.

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    , , ) in two Romance languages.
  • At least one course taken in both the student’s primary and secondary languages in the student’s senior year.
  • Students are expected to earn a B or better in courses that count for the major. Students wishing to count a course with a lower grade toward the major are expected to consult with the chair of Romance Languages and Literatures (who will consult with the department) about it as soon as the grade is recorded.
  • Courses must be taken for a letter grade, unless the student is also majoring in COL.
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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    Russian Politics1History and ReligionRussian and Soviet History, 1881 to the Present1Secularism: Godlessness from Luther to Lenin1Modern Shamanism: Ecstacy and Ancestors in the New Age1Indigenous Religions: Politics, Land, Healing1"If there is no God, then everything is permitted?" Moral Life in a Secular World1The Communist Experience in the 20th Century1Imagining Communities: National Religions and Political Rituals1Literature and Culture in EnglishMurder and Adultery: Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, and the 19th-Century Russian Novel1A Matter of Life and Death: Fiction in the Soviet Era1Otherness & Belonging (FYS)1Speak, Memory: The Russian Memoir1Introduction to Russian and Soviet Cinema1Queer Russia1Reading Stories: Great Short Works from Tolstoy to Petrushevskaya1Dostoevsky1Tolstoy1Nobel Laureates: The Politics of Literature1Prague, Vienna, Sarajevo: 20th-Century Novels from Central and Eastern Europe1The Soviet Century1Nabokov and Cultural Synthesis1Parody: Humor, Artistic Evolution, and Restoration of the Sacred1Gogol and His Legacy: Witches, Con Men, and Runaway Noses1Moscow/Berlin: Socialist Modernity and the Transnational Avant-Garde1Literature in RussianDostoevsky's BRAT'IA KARAMAZOVY1Pushkin1Language
    Elementary Russian I
    and Elementary Russian II3
    Intermediate Russian I
    and Intermediate Russian II2
    Third-Year Russian I
    and Third-Year Russian II

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    一道本不卡免费高清 .

    一道本不卡免费高清Neither thesis tutorials nor independent tutorials can count toward the six courses in the program that are part of the major requirements. The required courses provide indispensable background for undertaking independent projects. Students considering writing a thesis are encouraged to be well along with the core major requirements before beginning the thesis as first-semester seniors.

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  • All sociology majors must enter their senior year having taken a minimum of three courses within the Wesleyan Department of Sociology. This includes at least one of the two required courses ( or ).

    Non-Department Major Credit
    Three of the six topical courses needed to complete the major can be completed outside the Sociology Department. These courses include study abroad courses, transfer credit, and courses taken with other departments at Wesleyan. The courses must be sociology-related and require pre-approval from your major advisor. Majors can request a maximum of three courses (or three credits) 一道本不卡免费高清from outside the department. 

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    . Please note that certain courses in departments may fulfill one of two theater history prerequisites (the gateway  or ) only if approved by the theater faculty. Please consult the section “Courses cross-listed with other Wesleyan departments, colleges, and programs” in the Theater Handbook.
  • Two courses in dramatic literature, visual literacy, theory, criticism, and/or service learning. One of them may be an FYS course. Specialty courses in other departments may fulfill one of the two requirements only if approved by the theater faculty. Please consult the section “Courses cross-listed with other Wesleyan departments, colleges, and programs” in the Theater Handbook.
  • One credit of / (earned in .25- and .5-credit increments).
  • One credit of ////.
  • Total major program requirements: 2.5 credits (Gateways) + 6 credits = 8.5 credits

    Requirements for students electing to follow the revised major plan (applicable for the classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022, and mandatory beginning with the class of 2023): 

    Total major program requirements: 2.5 credits (Gateways) + 7 credits = 9.5 credits

    For course category designations, please consult the categorization list on the Theater Department website (here) 一道本不卡免费高清and posted in the lobby of the Theater building.

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