Suggested Courses

This page lists UW courses that fulfill the CHID Program's major requirements:

Currently-Offered Courses

Click on the links below to view a list of UW courses that fulfill CHID's major requirements by quarter:

Previous quarters' courses are located on this webpage.

Permanent Courses

The courses listed below fulfill CHID's major requirements but are not necessarily offered every quarter:

Gateways to CHID

CHID 110  The Question of Human Nature
CHID 205  Method, Imagination, and Inquiry
CHID 207  Introduction to Intellectual History
CHID 210  The Idea of the University: Ways of Learning, Exploring, and Knowing
CHID 222  Biofutures
CHID 250  Special Topics: Introduction to the History of Ideas
CHID 260  Re-Thinking Diversity 
CHID 280  Indigenous Encounters: Politics, Culture, and Representation in Latin America
CHID 380  Theories in the Study of Religion
CHID 480  Special Topics: Advanced Study of the History of Ideas

Cultural and Historical Engagements

AAS 210  Asian American Identity
AES 462  Comparative Race and Ethnic Relations
AFRAM 321  History of Afro-American Women and the Feminist Movement
AIS 270  Native Peoples of the Pacific Northwest
AIS 317  The Southwest
AIS 331  American Indian History I: European Discovery to 1840
AIS 340  Indian Children and Families
ANTH 361  Anthropology of Food
ANTH 362  Anthropology of Tourism
ANTH 407  Global Futures in East Asia
ART H 250  Rome
ASIAN 201  Literature and Culture of China: Ancient and Classical
ASIAN 202  Literature and Culture of Japan: Traditional Japan
ASIAN 203  Literature and Culture of Ancient and Classical India
ASIAN 204  Literature and Culture of China from Tradition to Modernity
ASIAN 205  Literature and Culture of Japan from Tradition to Modernity
ASIAN 206  Literature and Culture of South Asia from Tradition to Modernity
CHSTU 254  NW Latinos: History, Community, Culture
ENGL 315  Literary Modernism
ENGL 330  The Romantic Age
GEOG 302  The Pacific Northwest
GEOG 310  Immigrant America: Trends and Policies from a Geographic Perspective
GEOG 330  Latin America: Landscapes of Change 
GERMAN  322 Introduction to German Cultural Studies
GERMAN  323 Institutions and Their Ideas
GERMAN  423 Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture
GWSS 305  Feminism in an International Context
HIST 261  The Crusades: Middle Eastern Perspectives
HSTEU 401  The Italian Renaissance
HSTEU 405  European Intellectual History: Eighteenth Century
HSTEU 406  European Intellectual History: Nineteenth Century
HSTEU 407  European Intellectual History: Twentieth Century
JSIS A 342  Government and Politics of Latin America
JSIS A 444  Imperial Russia: 1700-1900
JSIS B 320/ANTH 322  Comparative Study of Death
JSIS B 430/NEAR E 430  Scripture & Law in Islam
PHIL 322  Modern Philosophy
POL S 308  The Western Tradition of Political Thought, Ancient and Medieval
POL S 309  The Western Tradition of Political Thought, Pre-Modern
POL S 310  The Western Tradition of Political Thought, Modern
POL S 325  The Arab-Israeli Conflict

Ideas in the World

AFRAM 350  The Black Aesthetic
AIS 203  Philosophical and Aesthetic Universes
AIS 379  Powwow: Tradition and Innovation
AIS 435  Spiritual Encounters: Native Spirituality in the Contact Era
ANTH 305  Anthropology of the Body
C LIT 323  Studies in the Literature of Emerging Nations
C LIT 331  Folk Narrative
CEP 301  The Idea of Community
CEP 302  Environmental Response
CEP 461  Ethics and Identity
CHID 309  Marx and Nietzsche: The Assault on Bourgeois-Christian Civilization
CHID 314  The Psychoanalytic Revolution in Historical Perspective
CHID 370  The Cultural Impact of Information Technology
CHID 444  Eye and Mind .
CHID/LSJ 332  Disability and Society
ENGL 302  Critical Practice
ENGL 315  Literary Modernism
ENGL 316  Postcolonial Literature and Culture
ENGL 358  Literature of Black Americans
ENGL 359  Contemporary American Indian Literature
GEOG 375  Geopolitics
GWSS 333  Gender and Globalization: Theory and Process
GWSS 455  Contemporary Feminist Theory
HSTAS 245  Human Rights in Asia
HSTEU 405  European Intellectual History: Eighteenth Century
HSTEU 406  European Intellectual History: Nineteenth Century
HSTEU 407  European Intellectual History: Twentieth Century
JSIS A 486  Photography and Cultural Studies in Latin America
POL S 308  The Western Tradition of Political Thought, Ancient and Medieval
POL S 309  The Western Tradition of Political Thought, Pre-Modern
POL S 310  The Western Tradition of Political Thought, Modern

Power and Difference

AES 389/GWSS 389/COM 389  Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Media
AES 461  Comparative Ethnic Race Relations in the Americas
AES 487  Cultures and Politics of Environmental Justice
AES 490  Representing Beyond the Binaries: Mixing Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Media
AFRAM 321  History of Afro-American Women and the Feminist Movement
AFRAM 350  The Black Aesthetic
AIS 442  Images of Natives in the Cinema and Popular Cultures
ANTH 207  Class and Culture in America
ANTH 305  Anthropology of the Body
ANTH 339  Social Movements in Contemporary India
ANTH 474  Social Difference and Medical Knowledge
CHID 332  Disability and Society: Introduction to Disability Studies
CHID 350  Women in Law and Literature
CHID 433  Disability Law, Policy, and the Community
CHID 434  Civil and Human Rights Law for Disabled People
CHID 484  Colonial Encounters
GEOG 479  Race, Ethnicity, and the American City
GWSS 305  Feminism in an International Context
GWSS 323  History of Racial Formation in the United States: 1800-1990
GWSS 355  Men and Masculinity
GWSS 427  Women and Violence
HSTAA 205  Asian American History
HSTAA 374  Social History of American Women in the 20th Century
HSTAS 244  Imperialism and Anti-Colonialism in Asia
POL S 315  Black Identities and Political Power
POL S 317  The Politics of Race and Ethnicity in the United States
RUSS 424  Topics in Ethnicity and Cultural Identify Issues
SOC 292  Who Gets Ahead? Public Schooling in America
SOC 360  Introduction to Social Stratification 
SOC 462  Comparative Race and Ethnic Relations