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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HON 2950 - Introduction to Critical Theory

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the Honors Program or Permission from the Honors Director

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): ENG 1020 or ENG 1021

Description: In the Modern Period, Critical Theory emerges as a decidedly multidisciplinary field that challenges the foundations of the existing social order through in-depth analysis of capitalism, culture, power, the family, and the individual. This course provides an overview of the development of the field of Critical Theory and examines some of its major currents. Topics may include: Psychoanalytic Criticism, Marxist Criticism, Discourse Theory, Feminist Criticism/Gender Studies/Queer Theory, Deconstruction, Race Theory, Postmodernism, New Historicism, Cultural Studies, Narratology, and Digital Media Studies.

Note: B- or better required for Honors credit.

General Studies: Arts and Humanities

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