Upper Division Courses With Easier Access

2023-2024 Course Offerings

Below is a list of upper division courses (300+ level) that have no or minimal
pre-requisite requirements.
Please note: This is not a comprehensive list of all Upper Division Courses.
*Only those listed with GUR attributes fulfill GUR requirements.
Many departments remove major restrictions at various times during Phase I and II.
For History classes, please email the Professor or Chair.

Class Number

Class Title


A/HI 330 Art and Texts of the Sacred  
A/HI 383 Contemp. Art-African Diaspora  
A/HI 385 African and Diasporic Cinema since 1960  
A/HI 391

Subject Varies, See Browse Classes


AMST 310 Critical Filipinx Histories BCGM
AMST 314 Latinx Migrants in the U.S.  
AMST 315 Contemp American Indian Issues  
AMST 316 Contemp African American Issues  
AMST 318 Contemp Arab American Studies  
AMST 397 Subject Varies, See Browse Classes  
AMST 412 Seminar in Educational Equity  
ANTH 301 Anthropological Theory  
ANTH 303 Qualitative Methods in Anth  
ANTH 308 Prehist Hunter-Gatherer Societ  
ANTH 310 Moments, Cities, and Taxes  
ANTH 314 Archaeology of North America  
ANTH 316 Aztec, Inca, and Maya Archaeol  
ANTH 320 Skeletons and the Occult  
ANTH 325 Reproduction and Physiology  
ANTH 335 Quantitative Methods in Anthro QSR
ANTH 345 Energy in the Global South  
ANTH 347 Ethnography of Communication  
ANTH 350 Ecology of Human Variation  
ANTH 353 Sex and Gender in Culture BCGM
ANTH 361 American Indian Perspectives BCGM
ANTH 362 ANTH Perspectives on Asia ACGM
ANTH 366 Perspectives on Africa ACGM
ANTH 410 Archeological Analysis/Interpre  
ANTH 420 Human Osteology/Forensic Anth  
ANTH 424 Medical Anthroplogy  
ANTH 428 Cultural Resource Management  
ANTH 440 Cyborg Anthropology  
ANTH 476 Borderlands  
ANTH 484 Intercultural Education  
BUS 310 Introduction to PCR  
C/AM 302 Subject Varies, See Browse Classes  
C/AM 331 Geographies of Canada  
C/AM 368 Decolonize across Medicine Line  
C/AM 369 Settler Cities BCGM
C/AM 375 Indigenous Placemaking  
C/AM 397M Can/Am Media Systems  
C/AM 406 Canadian Gov and Politics  
C/AM 430 Borderlands Res Management  
C/AM 497E Western Reads Canada  
CLST 350 Greek Mythology HUM
CLST 360 Ancient Greek Literature HUM
CLST 370 Literature of Rome and Empire HUM
CLST 450 Subject Varies, See Browse Classes  
COMM 303 Communication and Conflict  
COMM 318 Professional Communication  
COMM 319 Health Communication  
COMM 325 Intercultural Communication  
COMM 327 Interpersonal Communication  
COMM 330 Environmental Rhetoric  
COMM 331 Advanced Public Speaking  
COMM 342 Video Workshop  
COMM 350 Emerging Commun Technology  
COMM 430 Visual Rhetoric  
COMM 440 Issues in Media Studies  
CSCI 463 Cyber Defense  
DISA 330 Critical Disability Studies BCGM
DISA 350 Topics in Critical Disability  
DNC 397H Dance in Popular Culture HUM
DSGN 348 Visual Concepts Illustration  
DSGN 349 Intro to Animation Techniques  
EAST 333 E.Asia: Society & Environment ACGM
EAST 360 China and World Economy ACGM
EAST 367 Chinese Lit in Translation  
EAST 368 Japanese Lit in Translation  
EAST 375 Buddhism ACGM
EAST 380 Religion and Society in China ACGM
EAST 397 Subject Varies, See Browse Classes  
ECON 301 Economics Issues  
ECON 303 History of Economic Thought  
ECON 308 Sports Economics  
ECON 310 Public Sector Economics  
ECON 311 Money and Banking  
ECON 315 Health Economics  
ECON 325 Labor Market Economics  
ECON 333 Intro to Game Theory  
ECON 340 Economics of Regulation  
ECON 343 Poptn, Envr & World Agr  
ECON 360 Intro to International Econ  
ECON 361 Intl Economic Policy & Bus  
ECON 365 Canada's Economy in the World  
ECON 380 Urban Economics  
ECON 381 America Economic History  
ECON 383 Environmental Economics  
ECON 384 Energy Economics  
ECON 385 Comparative Econ Systems  
ECON 386 Electricity Economics  
ECON 388 Econ of the European Union  
ECON 389 Economies of the Pacific Rim  
EDUC 309 Storytelling BCOM
EDUC 465 Hist of Native AM Ed & Policy  
ELED 460 Children's Lit in the Classroom  
ENG 301 Writing & the Public  
ENG 302 Technical Writing  
ENG 307 Seminar: Medieval  
ENG 308 Seminar: Early Modern  
ENG 309 Seminar: The Long 18th Century  
ENG 310 Seminar: The Long 19th Century  
ENG 311 Seminar: The 20-21st Century  
ENG 313 Critical Theories & Prac I  
ENG 314 Critical Theories & Prac II  
ENG 317 Survey: Medieval  
ENG 318 Survey: Early Modern  
ENG 319 Survey: The Long 18th C.  
ENG 320 Survey: The Long 19th Century  
ENG 321 Survey: The 20-21st Centuries  
ENG 331 Studies in Gender Theory  
ENG 334 Texts/N.Am& Eur: BCGM
ENG 335 Lit. & Creative Expressions across ACGM
ENG 336 Scriptural Lit ACGM
ENG 338 Women's Lit N Am and Europe BCGM
ENG 339 Mythology and Literature HUM
ENG 342 Studies in Literary Genres  
ENG 345 Film & Media Ac. Asia, Africa, ME, LA ACGM
ENG 347 Studies in Young Adult Lit  
ENG 350 Intro to Creative Writing  
ENG 364 Introduction to Film Studies  
ENG 365 Film History  
ENG 371 Rhetorical Practices  
ENG 385 Sustainability Literacy II  
ENG 427 Queer Studies  
ENG 442 Studies in Literacy  
ENRG 352 Climate Gov Political Economy  
ENRG 391 Energy Speaker Series  
ENTR 398 Entrp & Innovation Practicum  
ENVS 320 GIS I: Intro to GIS  
ENVS 342 Geography of World Economy SSC
ENVS 352 Climate Gov Political Economy  
GEOL 303 Dinosaurs & Their Environment SCI
HIST 310 History of Ancient Mesopotamia  
HIST 311 History of Ancient Egypt  
HIST 312 History of Ancient Greece  
HIST 313 History of Ancient Rome  
HIST 316 Europe Mid Ages 1050-1450  
HIST 318 Medieval England  
HIST 321 Age of Religious Wars  
HIST 327 Soccer in Latin America  
HIST 349 History of the U.S. South  
HIST 350 American Colonial History  
HIST 352 Civil War & Reconstruction  
HIST 356 Gender and Sexuality  
HIST 360 Hist Religion Early Amer  
HIST 363 The American Revolution  
HIST 364 Subject Varies, See Browse Classes  
HIST 365 Sexuality in the U.S.  
HIST 366 Early American Republic  
HIST 372 Chinese History, 1800-present  
HIST 374 Premodern Japanese Hist  
HIST 379 Canadian American Relations  
HIST 380 Food & Environment in America  
HIST 383 Modern Iraq  
HIST 384 Palestine, Zionism, and Israel  
HIST 386 Southern Africa  
HIST 387 Africa since the 1960's  
HIST 390 Subject Varies, See Browse Classes  
HIST 391 History of Pacific Northwest  
HIST 392 Tribal Sov & WA Hist  
HIST 393 Intro to Public History  
HIST 402 Theory and History  
HIST 404 Colonialism and Middle East  
HIST 408 World War II: The European War  
HIST 412 Ancient Rivers and Roads  
HIST 468 Amer. Borderlands & Frontiers  
HIST 474 U.S. Latin American Relations  
HIST 490 Subject Varies, See Browse Classes  
HGST 301 Topics in Holocaust Studies  
HGST 302 Topics in Genocide Studies  
HLED 335 Environmental Health  
HLED 345 Health Promo/Disease Prevent  
HLED 350 Nutrition  
HUMA 323 Romantic Paradox HUM
HUMA 327 Ireland: A Cultural History BCGM
HUMA 360 China and World Economy ACGM
HUMA 362 Islam in the Indian Ocean World ACGM
HUMA 390 Danta and Florence HUM
IT 344 Tech in Teaching and Learning  
IBUS 370 Intro to International Business  
INTL 302 Global Citizenship  
INTL 335 Human Trafficking & Smuggling ACGM
INTL 336 The Holocaust BCGM
INTL 398 Transnational Migration  
JOUR 305 Photojournalism  
JOUR 330 Principles of Public Relations  
JOUR 340 History of U.S. Journalism HUM
JOUR 350 Mass Media Law  
JOUR 351 Mass Media Ethics  
JOUR 375 Diversity, Mass Media Soc Change BCGM
JOUR 397M Can/Am Media Systems  
LDST 397A Leadership Studies Theory & Appl  
LDST 408 Sustainability Leadership  
LDST 416 Topics in LDSP: Social Change  
LIBR 320 Studies in Children's Lit  
LIBR 325 History of the Book  
LIBR 341 Academic Literacies Practicum  
LING 302 Ethnography of Communication  
LING 305 Experimental Methods Lang Sci  
LING 336 Structure of English  
LING 370 Ling, Ed, and Social Justice  
MGMT 311 Intro to Mgmt & Organztl Behav  
MGMT 315 Career Preparation  
MIS 320 Principles of Management Info  
MLE 441 Lang., Cult. & Equity: Glob.toLoc.  
MUS 301 Music & Sustainability HUM
MUS 302 Music & Social Justice BCGM
MUS 397K Deep Listening and Improv Ens.  
PHIL 310 Theory of Knowledge I  
PHIL 320 Ethical Theory I  
PHIL 330 Metaphysics I  
PHIL 335 Philosophy of Religion  
PHIL 360 Society, Law and Morality HUM
PHIL 364 History of Philosophy: Greek  
PHIL 366 History of Phil: Rationalists  
PHIL 367 History of Phil: Empiricists  
PHIL 425 Philosophy of Mind  
PLSC 301 British Parliamentary System  
PLSC 302 Western Europe  
PLSC 308 African Political Systems  
PLSC 309 Globalization  
PLSC 311 Intro to Law and Legal System SSC
PLSC 313 Law, Courts, Politics, Society  
PLSC 314 US Supreme Court  
PLSC 315 Why We Fight  
PLSC 321 Queer/LGBT Politics  
PLSC 322 Latino Politics  
PLSC 323 Black Politics in the U.S.  
PLSC 326 Policy Analysis  
PLSC 330 Politics of Education  
PLSC 345 Women and Politics  
PLSC 346 Politics of Inequality ACGM
PLSC 347 Race, Politics & Public Policy  
PLSC 353 State and Local Politics  
PLSC 355 Bureaucratic Politics  
PLSC 357 Health Policy  
PLSC 361 Classical Political Thought  
PLSC 364 Contemporary Political Theory  
PLSC 366 Research in Politics  
PLSC 370 Global Issues Intern'l Politic  
PLSC 374 Comparative Foreign Policy  
PLSC 376 American Foreign Policy  
PLSC 383 Political Geography  
PLSC 385 Genocide and Global Politics  
PLSC 390 Politics of Development  
PLSC 395  Politics of Latin America  
PLSC 396 Politics of Mexico  
PLSC 397 Subject Varies, See Browse Classes  
PLSC 398 Immigration Politics  
PLSC 399 Politics of Democratization  
PLSC 403 The European Union  
PLSC 404 Gangs and Organized Crime  
PLSC 406 Canadian Government & Politics  
PLSC 420 Environmental Politics  
PLSC 427 Politics of Policy Process  
PLSC 449 Politics and Social Change  
PLSC 452 Comparative Political Parties  
PLSC 462 Political Theory/Economy  
REL 303 Methods: Study of Religion  
REL 334 Hebrew Bible ACGM
REL 336 New Testament HUM
REL 338 Mystical Traditions ACGM
REL 342 Islam in Africa ACGM
REL 345 Fierce Goddesses of India ACGM
REL 375 Buddhism ACGM
REL 378 Religion/Society in India ACGM
REL 380 Religion and Society in China ACGM
REL 390 Subject Varies, See Browse Classes ACGM
SALI 390 Topics in Salish Sea Studies  
SALI 490 Salish Sea Community Seminar  
SCED 370 Science and Society  
SOC 302 Classical Sociological Theory  
SOC 306 Soc. Research Methods  
SOC 322 Enslaving Others  
SOC 326 Family Demography  
SOC 330 Self, Emotions, and Society  
SOC 339 Women, Sexuality, and Society BCGM
SOC 340 Sociology of Organizations  
SOC 341 Sociology of Social Movements  
SOC 347 Gender and Development  
SOC 348 Global Health ACGM
SOC 351 Polic, Soc Contrl & Democracy  
SOC 352 Criminology  
SOC 354 Dom Viol/Criminal Justice Syst  
SOC 356 Law Enforcement and Society  
SOC 360 Marital and Family Interaction  
SOC 361 Sociology of Education  
SOC 362 Sociology of Higher Education  
SOC 364 Social Stratification  
SOC 365 Gender, Bodies, and Sports BCGM
SOC 366 Colonialism, Slav. Racism ACGM
SOC 369 Sociology of Race & Ethnicity  
SOC 372 Animals, People and Nature  
SOC 376 Criminal and Research Policy  
SOC 378 Military Sociology  
SOC 380  Sociology of Youth  
SOC 381 Sociology of Culture  
SOC 383 Sociology of Risk  
SOC 384 Sociology of Health  
SOC 386 Environmental Sociology  
SPED 310 Education, Culture, and Equity BCGM
SUST 471 Sustainability: Studio  
THTR 301 Sound Design  
THTR 312 Digital Drawing for Theatre  
THTR 313 Beginning Lighting Design  
THTR 316 Intermediate Costume Design  
THTR 321 3D Modeling and Design  
THTR 322 Improv for Teaching Artists  
THTR 324 Projection and Media Design  
THTR 350 Theatre for Youth  
THTR 366 Musical Theatre  
THTR 370 Play Direction  
THTR 380 Theatre History I HUM
THTR 381 Theatre History II HUM
THTR 382 Theatre History II HUM
THTR 384 Intro to Dramatic Writing  
THTR 428 Theatre Topics  
UEPP 302 Env Research and Public Comm  
UEPP 314 Food security, policy, pract  
UEPP 350 Energy Policy and Politics  
UEPP 356 Sustainable Housing Innovation  
UEPP 369 Settler Cities BCGM
UEPP 370 History of Planning  
UEPP 373 Transporation Systems Plan  
UEPP 374 Land Use Regs & Writing  
UEPP 375 Indigenous Placemaking  
UEPP 442 Reg Enviro & Econ Resrc Modl  
WGSS 320 Subject Varies, See Browse Classes BCGM
WGSS 339 Women, Sexuality, and Society BCGM
WGSS 356 Gender and History  
WGSS 363 Feminist Food Justice  
WGSS 365 Sexuality & History  
WGSS 367 Feminist Disability Studies