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The numbering system used to identify the course offerings described in this catalog is based on a division into the following levels:

  • 100 Introductory courses, survey courses; only courses numbered 101 or higher are counted toward the student's degree, either as requirements or electives

  • 200 Secondary level courses focusing on specific genres or periods; application of theory courses

  • 300 Advanced level courses emphasizing synthesis of information based on broader foundations and applications of knowledge

  • 400 Advanced seminars and baccalaureate degree internships

Students who wish to apply for Independent or Directed Study should consult with the appropriate program chair.

  • 190 Independent or Directed Study at the 100 level

  • 290 Independent or Directed Study at the 200 level

  • 390 Independent or Directed Study at the 300 level

  • 490 Independent or Directed Study at the 400 level

  • 700 Graduate Course level

Each course description identifies the prerequisite work a student should have completed before enrolling in the course. In cases of special interest, students may request the permission of the instructor or department chair to enroll in courses for which they have not completed the designated prerequisite.