Approved Themes and Perspectives Courses

This section provides a listing of courses that have been approved by the Committee on College-wide Requirements for the ICC. Please check back regularly for updates. For perspectives, CA = creative arts; HM = humanities, SC = natural sciences; SO = social sciences.

Identities Theme

ANTH10400 Cultural Anthropology (SO)

ANTH22800 Critical Issues in Asian America (SO)

ANTH27300 The Iroquois and Their Neighbors (SO) [also DV]

ANTH29010 ST: Culture, Sex, and Gender (SO) effective fall 2014

ARAB10100 Elementary Arabic I (HM) effective fall 2014

ARAB10200 Elementary Arabic II (HM) effective fall 2014

ART18400 Identity Re-imagined through the Art of Painting (CA)

ART18500 Imagining Identities through Sculpture (CA)

ARTH13500 Introduction to Visual Culture (CA)

ARTH19601 Reading Buildings (CA)

ARTH21600 Art in London: Modern and Contemporary Art (CA, HM) offered at IC London Center effective spring 2015

ARTH21900 The Arts of Antiquity: Greece and Rome (CA,HM) effective spring 2015

ARTH22300 Jewish Imagery, Images of Jews (CA, HM) [ x-listed JWST22300 ] effective fall 2014

ARTH23200 Architecture from Renaissance to Revolution (CA) effective fall 2014

ARTH26500 Modern Latin American Art (CA) [also DV]

ARTH28300 American Visual Culture: 1690-1960 (CA) effective spring 2015

ARTH28400 Art in New York City (CA, HM) (Ithaca College-New York City Campus) effective fall 2014

BIOL10210 Biology of Sex (SC)

BIOL10700 Human Genetics (SC)

CMST12000 Communication, Culture, and Rhetoric (HM)

CMST14000 Small Group Communication (SO)

CNPH21400 Hollywood and American Film (CA, HM) effective spring 2015

CSCR11000 Introduction to Asian American Studies (HM; SO) [also DV]  effective fall 2014

CSCR27000 Asian American Race Rebels (HM; SO) effective fall 2014

ENGL10900 Introduction to Drama (HM) effective spring 2015

ENGL11300 Introduction to Poetry (HM)

ENGL11400 Introduction to the Novel (HM) effective spring 2015

ENGL19401 Novel Identities, Fictional Selves (HM)

ENGL19404 American Masks (HM)

ENGL19406 The Search for Self in Short Stories (HM)

ENGL19408 The Power of Injustice and the Injustice of Power: Life at the Margins in American Literature (HM) [also DV]

ENGL19410 Engendering Modernity: 20th Century Women Writers (HM) [also DV]

ENGL19414 Introduction to Asian American Literature (HM) [also DV] effective spring 2015

ENGL21600 Contemporary British Literature (HM) offered at IC London Center effective spring 2015

ENGL21900 Shakespeare (HM) also offered at IC London Center effective spring 2015

FREN10100 Elementary French I (HM)

FREN10200 Elementary French II (HM)

GERM10100 Elementary German I (HM) effective spring 2015

GERM10200 Elementary German II (HM) effective spring 2015

GERO19501 Age Matters: Discovering the Possibilities Beyond Midlife (SO)

HIST10100 Foundations of Western Civilization (HM)

HIST16800 1968: A U.S. Revolution (HM)

HIST19400 The Islands: Caribbean History 1492-2000 (HM)

HIST19402 Women in Search of Utopia (HM)

HIST19403 From the Margins: European Social History, 1500-1914 (HM) effective fall 2014

HIST20900 Ethnic United States since the Civil War (HM)

HIST22200 The USSR: History and Legacies (HM) effective fall 2014

HIST24500  The American Civil War (HM) [also DV] effective fall 2014

HIST27200 History of the Future (HM) effective spring 2015

HIST27500 The History of United States Popular Culture (HM) effective spring 2015

HIST28200 Dictatorships and Democracies in Twentieth Century Europe (HM)

HLTH11300 Personal Health (SC, SO) effective winter 2015

HLTH22800 Human Sexuality (SO) effective spring 2015

ITAL10100 Elementary Italian I (HM)

ITAL10200 Elementary Italian II (HM)

JWST10300 Hebrew Scriptures (HM) [ x-listed RLST10300 ] effective fall 2014

JWST22300 Jewish Imagery, Images of Jews (CA, HM) [ x-listed ARTH22300 ] effective fall 2014

JWST27500 Israeli Culture Through Film (HM)

JWST29400 Contemporary Jewish Identities: Gender, Race, and Power (HM) [also DV]

LNGS19400 Memory, Exile, and Revolution in Caribbean Literature and Film (HM) [also DV]

LNGS19401 The Protagonist in French Literature (HM) [alternate course title: From Hero to Anti-hero: The Evolution of Character in French Literature in Translation]

LNGS19403 The Novel in the Mirror: Latin American Literature on Film (HM)  [also DV]

LNGS19405 Sex and Gender in the City (HM) effective spring 2015

LNGS23200 Introduction to Linguistics (HM) effective winter 2015

MUMC25100 Exploring Cultural Diversity in the London Music Scene (CA) (Ithaca College-London Campus spring 2015 only)

MUNM25500 Women in Music (CA)

MUNM25900 African American Popular Music: Blues to Hip Hop (CA)

MUNM26300 Opera as a Forum for Nationalism in 19th-Century Italy and Germany (CA)

PHIL10100 Introduction to Philosophy (HM)

PHIL21200 Introduction to Ethics (HM)

PHIL26000 Difference and Community (HM)

PHIL27000 Individual, Community, and American Philosophy (HM) effective spring 2015

PHYS17500 Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe (SC)

POLT12900 Explorations in Global and Comparative Studies (HM, SO)

PSYC10400 Introduction to Developmental Psychology (SO) effective fall 2014

RLST10300  Hebrew Scriptures (HM) [ x-listed JWST10300 ] effective fall 2014

RLST10400 Introduction to the New Testament (HM)

RLST10600 Introduction to World Religions: Western and Modern (HM)

RLST20500 Islam (HM)

SOCI13000 Youth and Youth Cultures (SO)

SOCI21300 Sociology of Sexualities (SO)

SOCI21800 Individual and Society (SO)

SOCI29200 The Changing Family (SO)  [also DV]

SPAN10100 Elementary Spanish I (HM) effective fall 2014

SPAN10200 Elementary Spanish II (HM)

THEA19601 The Others: Class, Race, and Gender in Drama and Performance (CA, HM) effective spring 2015

THEA29600 Introduction to the Creative Economy (SO) effective spring 2015

WGST22000 Queer Studies (HM, SO) [also DV] effective fall 2014

WRTG19401 Writing the West (HM)

WRTG19404 Origins: Writing About Heritage (HM)

 

Inquiry, Imagination, & Innovation Theme

ANTH10300 Biological Anthropology (SC)

ANTH10700 World Archaeology (SO)

ANTH11500 Box Office Archaeology (SO) effective spring 2015

ART18300 Images and Innovation in the Art of Drawing (CA)

ARTH11100 Episodes in Western Art (CA)

ARTH19600 Understanding Art (CA)

ARTH20400 Visual Culture of Science (CA) effective fall 2014

ARTH20500 Chemistry and Art (CA, SC) effective fall 2014

ARTH21600 Art in London: Modern and Contemporary Art (CA, HM) offered at IC London Center effective spring 2015

ARTH21900 The Arts of Antiquity: Greece and Rome (CA,HM) effective spring 2015

ARTH26500 Modern Latin American Art (CA) [also DV]

ARTH28400 Art in New York City (CA, HM) (Ithaca College-New York City Campus) effective fall 2014

BIOL10210 Biology of Sex (SC)

BIOL10700 Human Genetics (SC)

BIOL11010 History of Life on Earth (SC)

BIOL11300 Insects and People (SC) effective fall 2014

BIOL11400 Exploring the World through Evolutionary Biology (SC)

BIOL19700 Understanding Biotechnology: Promise and Problem (SC)

BIOL19703 Science Fact, Science Fiction (SC)

CHEM20500 Chemistry and Art (CA, SC) effective fall 2014

CLTC11000 Media Literacy and Popular Culture (SO)

COMP10600 Multimedia Programming (CA)

COMP10700 Introduction to 2D Game Development (CA) effective fall 2014

CMST13200 Storytelling (CA)

CMST23000 Analysis & Performance of Literature (CA)

ENGL11300 Introduction to Poetry (HM)

ENGL19407 'Tis Folly to Be Wise: Fools, Madmen, and Saints (HM)

ENGL19409 Mysterious Muddles and Commonplace Crime: Gothic Novels and Detective Fiction (HM)

ENGL19412 Banned Books and Censorship Trials: Obscenity in the 20th Century (HM)

ENGL21600 Contemporary British Literature (HM) offered at IC London Center effective spring 2015

ENGL21900 Shakespeare (HM) also offered at IC London Center effective spring 2015

GERO25000 Lifespan Creativity (SO) effective spring 2015

HIST23000 Early Science and Medicine (HM)

HNRS20015 Investigating the Nature of Mathematics (SO)

ICIC10000 Integration: Connecting the Disciplines (HM, SO) effective spring 2015

ICIC12000 Insight: Combining Expertise (HM, SO) effective spring 2015

ICIC13000 Creativity: Transforming Insights into Ideas (HM, SO) effective spring 2015

ICIC14000 Character: Developing Habits for Good (HM, SO) effective spring 2015

LNGS19402 Introduction to the Art of Translation (HM)

MATH15300 Mathematics as Cultural Institution (SO) effective fall 2014

MUNM25600 Women in Popular Music: From Bessie Smith to MTV (CA)

PHIL22300 Introduction to the Philosophy of Art (HM)

PHYS17400 Solar System Astronomy (SC)

PHYS17500 Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe (SC)

RLST10400 Introduction to the New Testament (HM)

RLST20100 Religion and Culture (HM)

WRTG19402 Ignorance and Inquiry (HM)

WRTG19600 The Spoken Word Revolution: Poetry for Performance (CA)

WRTG29601 New Genres: Flash Fiction and Non-Fiction (CA) effective fall 2014

 

Mind, Body, Spirit Theme

ARTH11400 Architecture across Cultures (CA) effective fall 2014

BIOL19701 Bird Brains and Mind Games (SC)

BIOL20500 Biology of Aging (SC) effective fall 2014

CMST14900 Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication (SO) effective fall 2014

ENGL10900 Introduction to Drama (HM) effective spring 2015

ENGL19402 "Oh Cruel World": The Literary Character in Crisis (HM)

ENGL19403 Madness and Modern Literature (HM)

ENGL19413 Vampire Literature (HM) effective spring 2015

GERO19502 The Journey of Aging (SO) effective spring 2015

HLTH11300 Personal Health (SC, SO) effective winter 2015

HLTH22800 Human Sexuality (SO) effective spring 2015

HLTH22700 Stress: Its Nature and Management (SO) effective fall 2014

JWST10300 Hebrew Scriptures (HM) [ x-listed RLST10300 ] effective fall 2014

MUNM13000 Music in Society (CA)

MUNM14000 Rock Styles Since 1955 (CA) 

PHIL10100 Introduction to Philosophy (HM)

PSYC10000 Psychology of Adjustment (SO)

PSYC23100 Health Psychology (SO)

PSYC23200 Matters of the Mind: The Neuron and Beyond (SC)

RLST10300  Hebrew Scriptures (HM) [ x-listed JWST10300 ] effective fall 2014

RLST10500 Introduction to World Religions: Indigenous and Eastern (HM)

RLST10600 Introduction to World Religions: Western and Modern (HM)

RLST20500 Islam (HM)

RLST20700 Death and Immortality (HM)

RLST23500 Religion and Nature (HM) effective fall 2014

 

Power and Justice Theme

ANTH14500 Service Learning in Native America (SO)

ANTH22800 Critical Issues in Asian America (SO)

ARTH13500 Introduction to Visual Culture (CA)

ARTH16000 Art Across Cultures (CA)

ARTH19601 Reading Buildings (CA)

ARTH22100 Introduction to the Medieval World (CA)

ARTH22300 Jewish Imagery, Images of Jews (CA, HM) [ x-listed JWST22300 ] effective fall 2014

ARTH23200 Architecture from Renaissance to Revolution (CA) effective fall 2014

CSCR11000 Introduction to Asian American Studies (HM; SO) [also DV] effective fall 2014

CSCR27000 Asian American Race Rebels (HM; SO) effective fall 2014

ENGL10400 Introduction to Contemporary World Literatures (HM) [also DV] effective fall 2014

ENGL11400 Introduction to the Novel (HM) effective spring 2015

ENGL19408 The Power of Injustice and the Injustice of Power: Life at the Margins in American Literature (HM) [also DV]

ENVS11200 Sustainability Principles and Practices (SC, SO)

GCOM20100 Water Planet: Perspectives on Water Sustainability (HM)

HIST10100 Foundations of Western Civilization (HM)

HIST16800 1968: A U.S. Revolution (HM)

HIST19402 Women in Search of Utopia (HM)

HIST 20900 Ethnic United States since the Civil War (HM)

HIST24500  The American Civil War (HM) [also DV] effective fall 2014

HIST27300 Global Revolutions in the 20th and 21st Centuries (HM)

HIST28200 Dictatorships and Democracies in Twentieth Century Europe (HM)

HLTH11000 War, Hunger, and Genocide: An International Health Perspective (HM, SO) effective fall 2014

JWST22300 Jewish Imagery, Images of Jews (CA, HM) [ x-listed ARTH22300 ] effective fall 2014

JWST27500 Israeli Culture Through Film (HM)

JWST29400 Contemporary Jewish Identities: Gender, Race, and Power (HM) [also DV]

LNGS19404 Transgressions in French & Francophone Literature in Translation (HM)

PHIL22000 Political Philosophy (HM)

PHIL26000 Difference and Community (HM)

POLT10100 US Politics (HM, SO)

POLT12200 Politics and Society (SO)

POLT12800 Understanding International Relations (SO)

POLT12900 Explorations in Global and Comparative Studies (HM, SO)

POLT14200 Ideas and Ideologies (HM, SO)

POLT14300 Understanding Capitalism (HM, SO)

SOCI10100 Introduction to Sociology (SO)

SOCI20300 Juvenile Delinquency (SO)

SOCI20700 Race and Ethnicity (SO) [also DV]

SOCI20800 Social Change (SO)

SOCI21200 Changing Contours of Work (SO)  [also DV]

SOCI24601 Introduction to Globalization: Missing Links in Commodity Chains (SO)

SOCI25000 Gender, Environment, and Global Change (SO)

SOCI29300 Introduction to Social Institutions and Organizations (SO)

THEA19600 U.S. Social Activist Theatre and Performance (CA)

THEA19601 The Others: Class, Race, and Gender in Drama and Performance (CA, HM) effective spring 2015

THEA19602 A Pound of Flesh: Power, Conflict and Justice Through Theatrical Texts and Production (CA) effective spring 2015

WGST22000 Queer Studies (HM, SO) [also DV] effective fall 2014

WRTG19400 "The Slave and the Master": Investigations of Race, Class, and Gender in Hip Hop (HM)

WRTG19403 Slacktivism, Activism, and Writing to Change the World (HM)

WRTG19601 Writing the Poetry of Social Justice (CA)

 

Quest for a Sustainable Future Theme 

ART18200 Sustainability in Three Dimensional Design (CA)

ARTH11300 Elements of Architecture (CA) effective fall 2014

ARTH11400 Architecture across Cultures (CA) effective fall 2014

BIOL10400 Environmental Biology (SC)

BIOL10600 Plants, People, and Food Production (SC)

BIOL11300 Insects and People (SC) effective fall 2014

BIOL19700 Understanding Biotechnology: Promise and Problem (SC)

ENVS11000 The Environmental Crisis (SC, SO)

ENVS11200 Sustainability Principles and Practices (SC, SO)

ENVS11900 Introduction to Environmental Humanities (HM) effective fall 2014

ENVS24300 Sustainable Energy: Powering the World (SC) [also QL] [ x-listed PHYS24300 ] effective fall 2014

GCOM20100 Water Planet: Perspectives on Water Sustainability (HM)

HIST19400 The Islands: Caribbean History 1492-2000 (HM)

HIST19401 Critical Issues in China: In & Beyond the Headlines (HM)

HIST27200 History of the Future (HM) effective spring 2015

HIST29200 ST: Studies in Global History: History and Global Environmental Change (HM) effective fall 2014

HLTH11000 War, Hunger, and Genocide: An International Health Perspective (HM, SO) effective fall 2014

HLTH21400 Sustainable Living: A Holistic Approach to Health (SC, SO) effective spring 2015

PHIL25000 Environmental Ethics (HM)

PHYS24300 Sustainable Energy: Powering the World (SC) [also QL] [ x-listed ENVS24300 ] effective fall 2014

POLT12200 Politics and Society (SO)

POLT19500 Food and Water: Challenges to Sustainability (SO)

PSYC23500 Conservation Psychology: Psychology for a Sustainable World (SO)

RLST23500 Religion and Nature (HM) effective fall 2014

SOCI25000 Gender, Environment, and Global Change (SO)

 

World of Systems Theme

ANTH10400 Cultural Anthropology (SO)

ANTH10700 World Archaeology (SO)

ANTH15400 Crossing Cultures: The Anthropology of International Travel (SO) effective spring 2015

ARTH11100 Episodes in Western Art (CA)

ARTH16000 Art Across Cultures (CA)

ARTH20400 Visual Culture of Science (CA) effective fall 2014

ARTH23500 Art in Europe, 1500-1800 (CA) effective fall 2014

ARTH28600 Art and Globalization (CA) effective fall 2014

BINT21000 Boom, Bust, and the American Economic Cycle (SO)

BIOL10600 Plants, People, and Food Production (SC)

BIOL11010 History of Life on Earth (SC)

BIOL19702 Biology of Cancer (SC)

BIOL19703 Science Fact, Science Fiction (SC)

BIOL19704 Island Biology (SC)

CMST14000 Small Group Communication (SO)

CNPH21400 Hollywood and American Film (CA, HM) effective spring 2015

COMP10500 Introduction to Website Development (CA) effective fall 2014

ENGL10400 Introduction to Contemporary World Literatures (HM) [also DV] effective fall 2014

ENGL19405 Prizing the Postcolonial: Contemporary Novels of the British Commonwealth (HM)

ENGL19411 Faking It: Reality Hunger in the Age of Artifice (HM)

ENVS11000 The Environmental Crisis (SC, SO)

HIST19401 Critical Issues in China: In & Beyond the Headlines (HM)

HIST22200 The USSR: History and Legacies (HM) effective fall 2014

HIST24000 The Jacksonian Era 1815-1848 (HM) effective fall 2014

HIST27300 Global Revolutions in the 20th and 21st Centuries (HM)

HIST29200 ST: Studies in Global History: History and Global Environmental Change (HM) effective fall 2014

HLTH20500 Critical Health Issues (SO) effective fall 2014

HNRS20015 Investigating the Nature of Mathematics (SO)

ICIC10000 Integration: Connecting the Disciplines (HM, SO) effective spring 2015

ICIC12000 Insight: Combining Expertise (HM, SO) effective spring 2015

ICIC13000 Creativity: Transforming Insights into Ideas (HM, SO) effective spring 2015

ICIC14000 Character: Developing Habits for Good (HM, SO) effective spring 2015

LNGS19402 Introduction to the Art of Translation (HM)

LNGS23200 Introduction to Linguistics (HM)

MATH15300 Mathematics as Cultural Institution (SO) effective fall 2014

PHYS17400 Solar System Astronomy (SC)

POLT10100 US Politics (HM, SO)

POLT12800 Understanding International Relations (SO)

POLT14200 Ideas and Ideologies (HM, SO)

POLT14300 Understanding Capitalism (HM, SO)

SOCI24601 Introduction to Globalization: Missing Links in Commodity Chains (SO)