Course descriptions are listed alphabetically by subject prefix.  Each course description begins with a three letter subject prefix followed by a three – digit course number and the course title. The number on the right of each course description gives the semester credit hours for that course. If a course includes laboratory or other special activities, that information is contained in the course description.  Prerequisites are also listed.  A prerequisite is a course, experience, or other required preparation that must be completed before the student is permitted to enroll in the course.

Subject Prefix and Course Number
Course Name
Semester Credit Hours
Course Description
Cross Listed Course
Prerequisite
IGS 200The Ancient World3An exploration and comparison
of ideas and values reflected in readings from selected
cultures of the ancient world.
Not Applicable ENG 101
IGS 201Convergent Traditions from Late
Antiquity to the Renaissance
3An exploration and comparison of the ideas
and values reflected in texts from Christian and Islamic
traditions of late antiquity, through the Middle
Ages, and to the Renaissance and Reformation.
Not ApplicableENG 101 and IGS 200 or consent of
director
IGS 300The Modern World3An exploration and comparison of ideas and
values reflected in readings from selected cultures in
the modern world.
Not ApplicableENG 101 and IGS 201 or consent of
director
IGS 301Studies in African Cultures
3A multi cultural study of the major forces
that shaped various African cultures in their social,
artistic, historical, political, philosophical, and religious
expressions.
Not ApplicableENG 101 and IGS 200 or consent of
director
IGS 302Studies in Asian Cultures
3A multicultural study of the major forces
that shaped various Asian cultures in their social, artistic,
historical, political, philosophical, and religious
expressions.
Not ApplicableENG 101 and IGS 200 or consent of
director
IGS 303Studies in Latin American Cultures3A multi cultural study of the major forces
that shaped various Latin American cultures in their
social, artistic, historical, political, philosophical, and
religious expressions.
Not ApplicableENG 101 and IGS 200 or consent of
director
IGS 304The African-American Experience3A study of the evolution of the African
-American experience from the period of slavery to
the present, especially as reflected in the writings of
African-American intellectuals.
Not ApplicableENG 101 and IGS 200 or consent of
director
IGS 305The Latino Experience3A
study of both contributions which Latinos have made
to U.S. society and ways that others have historically
responded to them. Challenges confronting Latino/
Hispanic immigrants in 21st century Kentucky are explored.
Not ApplicableENG 101 and IGS 200 or IGS 201 or
IGS 300 or equivalent, or consent of instructor
IGS 499Senior Seminar3A senior-
level seminar devoted to the exploration of an interdisciplinary
theme. Topics will vary according to
the instructor.
Not ApplicableENG 101 and IGS 200, or IGS 201, or
IGS 300 or equivalent, or consent of director
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