WEST Substantive Area Requirements / Courses

WEST Substantive Area Requirements/Courses

Transnational / Global Studies:
  • WEST 3070 Global Men and Masculinities 
  • WEST 3280 The Asian American Community 
  • WEST 3370 Boricua Crossings: Puerto Rico and its Diaspora 
  • WEST 3380 Caribbean Literature, History & Theory 
  • WEST 3480 Global Women’s Issues 
  • WEST 3550 Native American Literature 
  • WEST 3780 South Sea Tales 
  • WEST 4050 From the Harem to the War Zone 
  • WEST 4100 Native American Perspectives on Museums 
  • WEST 4120 Indigenous Views on Sustainability 
  • WEST 4170 The Empire Strikes Back: Postcolonial Literature, History & Theory 
  • WEST 4380 Globalization and Development 
  • WEST 4780 Global Migration

Creative and Artistic Expression:

  • WEST 2040 Global Black Women Writers
  • WEST 2500 Social Justice through Film
  • WEST 3020 Me, Myself, and I: Life Writing, Autobiography
  • WEST 3100 Women of Color: Image and Voice
  • WEST 3360 US Latina/o Literature
  • WEST 3380 Caribbean Literature, History & Theory
  • WEST 3550 Native American Literature
  • 3780 WEST South Sea Tales
  • WEST 4100 Native American Perspectives on Museums

Social Movements, Communities & History:

 

  • WEST 2070 Foundations in Native American Studies
  • WEST 3060 Multiracial Identities
  • WEST 3090 Peep Show
  • WEST 3130 Gender, Race, and Sexuality
  • WEST 3280 Asian American Communities
  • WEST 3290 Perspectives on Race & Ethnic Relations
  • WEST 3480 Global Women’s Issues
  • WEST 3620 Media and Consumption: Monopolies, Myths and Misrepresentations
  • WEST 4120 Indigenous Views on Sustainability
  • WEST 4160 The Transatlantic Slave Trade: A Comparative, Cross-cultural Perspective
  • WEST 4170 The Empire Strikes Back: Postcolonial Literature, History, & Theory
  • WEST 4280 Native American Philosophical Thought
  • WEST 4470 Intersections of Privilege
  • WEST 4480 Racial Storytelling 
  • WEST 4530 Advanced Privilege Studies
 

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WEST Capstone and Summit Experience

  • To complete the WEST capstone and Summit experience requirement, WEST majors must complete any WEST Capstone-identified course along with WEST 4995—the 1-credit Summit add on.

 

  • Proposed Capstone-identified course rotation (subject to change)

Fall 2022                                           Spring 2023

WEST 4030 Bodies, Genders, Sexualities              WEST 4025 Multi-ethnic Literature

Additional course TBD                                          Additional course TBD

 

                             Fall 2023                                           Spring 2024

Native American Philosophical Thought                 Two course options - TBD

Advanced Privilege Studies