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    Courses

  • Lang offers more than 350 courses each year. Below are a few examples. Students also have access to many of the more than 1,700 courses offered throughout the university. To see degree and minor requirements, visit the Academic program pages.

  • Featured Courses

    Each semester, our faculty design hundreds of relevant courses that reflect the latest cultural, political, and social developments. Here’s a snapshot of some of the current courses that are available for you to choose from.

    • This course explores historical and contemporary experiences of African Americans, American Indians, European Americans, Asian Americans, and Latinos in relation to the use of natural resources. We start with the contention that natural resource management is premised upon historically and culturall...

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    • This course explores the challenging process of building and navigating a life in the arts from a practical standpoint. It focuses on the process of developing one's presentational style and organizational method, from writing resumes and grant applications to creating portfolios, and promoting one'...

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    • This course provides an introduction to the history of economic thought. Such ideas are important because they inform us about the present structure of economic analysis: what has been retained and also what has been unfortunately lost. But equally, they inform us about the present structure of worl...

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    • “Race” is often an indirect reference to ethnic minorities, or to a spectrum of issues associated with people of color. Photographers tend to focus on the exoticism, behavior, charisma, crisis realities, cultural stereotypes, or what could now be termed, “the semiotics of race.” All these forms of d...

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  • Social justice education is integral to Lang’s identity, mission, and values. We recognize that this learning is lifelong. In light of the global actions in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and conversations around elections, anti-Blackness, racism, and oppression, we gathered this list of current course offerings centered on equity, inclusion, and social justice.

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