STPEC

These courses are recommended to fulfill the STPEC requirements.

STPEC RECOMMENDED COURSE LIST – Fall 2014
Updated 04/15/14

 

If SPIRE will not let you register for a course on the STPEC course list because it is restricted to majors in a particular department, you may wish to e-mail the instructor to ask him/her if he/she is willing to override SPIRE to allow you to enroll. If a course is listed under more than one category you must choose which category you wish the course to fulfill. Only the History elective may be double counted with other courses being taken to fulfill a STPEC requirement.

Please crosscheck time periods on SPIRE or the 5 College site before registering for a class!

These courses are recommended to fulfill the STPEC requirements. Other courses at UMass and the Five College may also be acceptable. If you would like to take a course not on this list, please consult the STPEC Academic Advisor before you take it. (Our policy and procedure for approving student requested courses can be found here.) Also, note that some of these courses have prerequisites. It is up to you to make sure you are qualified for the courses you select. Five College abbreviations: UM=UMass; AC= Amherst College ; HC= Hampshire College ; MHC = Mount Holyoke ; SC= Smith College . You must receive a grade of C or better in a course in order for it to count towards your graduation requirements for STPEC.

A. PREREQUISITES

1. INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL THEORY

UM STPEC 190A Intro to Radical Social Theory - Graciela Monteagudo – Th 4:00-6:30 w/disc
UM HISTORY 101 West Thot Since 1600 – J. Heuer - MW 11:15-12:05 w/disc
UM POLSCI 171 Intro to Political Theory – Claire Brault – TuTh 11:30-12:45

2. INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL ECONOMY

UM ECON 103-01 Intro to Microeconomics - Janis – TTh 4:00-4:50 w/disc
UM ECON 103-02 Intro to Microeconomics - Friedman – M 8:00-8:50 w/disc
UM ECON 103-03,04,05,06 Intro to Microeconomics - Friedman - W 8:00-8:50 w/disc
UM ECON 103H – 01 Introduction to Microeconomics – Rao – TuTh 2:30-3:45
UM ECON 104-01,03 Intro to Macroeconomics - Dolenc - MW 11:15-12:05 w/disc
UM ECON 105 Intro To Political Economy - Kotz - MW 4:00-4:50 w/dis
(may not fulfill prereq for upper level Economics courses)
UM RES ECON 102 Intro Resource Economics – Thomas Stevens - TuTh 10:00-11:15
HC CSI 142 1 Intro to Global Economy - Omar Dahi - MW 9:00-10:20

***STPEC students may fulfill some of the following upper-level requirements by taking additional STPEC Senior Seminars***

 

B. UPPER LEVEL COURSES

1. MODERN SOCIAL THEORY

UM STPEC 492H Marxism, Queer Theory, and Materialism - Jordana Rosenberg – Tues 4:00-6:30
UM ANTHRO 364 Problems in Anthropology I – Julie Hemment – TuTh 1:00-2:15
UM ANTHRO 494BI Global Bodies – Elizabeth Krause – Th 2:30-5:15
UM ANTHRO 497PN Language, Nationalism and Postnationalism – Jacqueline Urla – TuTh 10:00-11:15
UM COMM 332 Convergent Media and Activism – Martha Fuentes-Bautista – TuTh 1:00-2:15
UM COMM 437 Global Communication Theories and Issues – Henry Geddes – TuTh 2:30-3:45
UM PHIL 370 Intro to Social-Political Philosophy – Joseph Levine - TuTh 10:00-11:15
UM POLISCI 203 American Political Thought – Roberto Alejandro - MW 2:30-3:20 w/disc
UM POLISCI 329 Political Psychology – Tatishe Nteta – TuTh 11:30-12:45
UM POLSCI 394EI US Health Politics and Inequalities – Dean Robinson – TuTh 10:00-11:15
UM POLISCI 397E ST-IndigenousRights&Social Mov - M. A. Bernal- MW 2:30-3:45
UM SOC 322 Sociology of Education – Dan Clawson – MW 2:30-3:45
UM SOC 329 Social Movements – Agustin Lao Montes – MW 4:00-5:15
UM SOC 492P Civil Resistance & Social Change - Stellan Vinthagen - MW 2:30-3:45
UM WOMENSST 294E LGBTQ Movements, Law & Policy: Global Perspctves – Svati Shah – TuTh 11:30-12:45
UM WOMENSST 301 Theorizing Gender, Race and Power – Kirsten Leng – MW 2:30-3:45
UM WOMENSST 392B Fem Engagts w Biomed: Health, Ethics & Nature of Diff – Angela Willey – Th 2:30-5:00
UM WOMENSST 397TC Critical Transgender Studies – Sonny Nordmarken – MWF 10:10-11:00
AC POSC 316 Politics of Place - Ashley Burns - Th 1:00-3:30
AC POSC 356 Regulating Citizenship - Kristin Bumiller - W 1:20-5:30
AC POSC 467 Social Movements - Amrita Basu - W 7:00-9:30
AC POSC 474/LJST 374 Norms/Rights/Justice - Kristin Bumiller - Tu 2:30-5:00
AC SOCI 302 Globalization, Inequal - Leah Schmalzbauer TuTh 1:00-2:20
HC CSI 322 Contemporary Political Issues - Falguni Sheth - Tu 9:00-11:50
HC CSI 269 Geographies of Exclusion - Hiba Bou Akar – TuTh 10:30-11:50
MHC ANTHR 316GF Gender, Food, and Agriculture - Chaia Heller - F 1:15-4:05
MHC ANTHR 346 Identities/Differences - Debbora Battaglia - W 1:15-4:05
MHC ENVST 341 Sci/Power in Envir Governance - Catherine Corson - W 1:15-4:05
MHC HIST 278 Deportation Nation - Sujani Reddy - TuTh 2:40-3:55
MHC IR 262 Transnational Social Movements - Nicole Doerr - MW 11:00-12:15
MHC IR 365 Ethics & Intn'l Relations - Sohail Hashmi - M 1:15-4:05
MHC POLIT 302 Urban Policy Preston Smith II - W 1:15-4:05
MHC POLIT 308 Nationalism - Stephen Jones - Tu 1:15PM-4:05
MHC SOCI 327 Social Inequality - Kenneth Tucker - Th 1:15-4:05
SC SOC 219 Medical Sociology - Eeva Sointu - TuTh 9:00-10:20
SC SOC 329 Sem: Sociology Of The Body - Eeva Sointu - Th 3:00-4:50
SC SWG 202 Queering Disability - Anna Ward - TuTh 10:30-11:50
SC SWG 300 Seminar: Special Topics In SWG - Gary Lehring - Th 1:00-2:50
SC SWG 220 Intro To Queer Studies - Anna Ward - MW 1:10-2:30
SC SWG 230 Gender, Land And Food Movement - Elisabeth Armstrong - MW 9:00-10:20

2. POLITICAL ECONOMY

UM STPEC 491H Economics, the Environment and Social Justice – James Boyce – Mon 2:30-5:00
UM ECON 305 Marxian Economics – Alexander Coram – MW 2:30-3:20
UM ECON 306 History of Economic Thought – Diane Flaherty – time tba
UM ECON 308 Political Economy of the Environment – James Boyce - TuTh 2:30-3:20 w/disc
UM ECON 308H Political Economy of the Environment – James Boyce - TuTh 10:00-11:15
UM ECON 330 Labor in the American Economy – Valerie Voorheis – MW 1:25-2:15 w/disc
UM ECON 331 Organization of American Industry – Valerie Voorheis – tba
UM ECON 348 The Political Economy of Women – Lisa Saunders - TuTh 11:30 -12:45
UM ECON 366 Economic Development - Rao - TuTh 1:00-2:15
UM ECON 367 Post Independence African Development – Mwangi Wa Githinji – TuTh 10:00-11:15
UM ECON 397EP Economics of Piracy – Mathew – TuTh 1:00-2:15
MHC ECON 203 Environmental Economics - Jens Christiansen - TuTh 8:35-9:50
MHC ECON 347 Political Economy of G20 - Jens Christiansen - W 1:15-4:05
MHC ECON 351 History of Development Econ - Shahrukh Khan - TuTh 10:00-11:15
SC ECO 324 Sem: Economics/Env/Natrl Resou - Susan Sayre - TuTh 1:00-2:50

3. HISTORY AND POLITICS OF WOMEN

UM STPEC 492H Marxism, Queer Theory, and Materialism - Jordana Rosenberg – Tues 4:00-6:30
UM HIST 388 U.S. Women’s History: Colonial Era to 1890 – A. Nash – MW 2:30-3:45
UM WOMENSST 294E LGBTQ Movements, Law & Policy: Global Perspctves – Svati Shah – TuTh 11:30-12:45
UM WOMENSST 295M Politics of Reproduction and Mothering – Laura Briggs – TuTh 1:00-2:15
UM WOMENSST 297S Girls in the System – Adina Giannelli – MW 2:30-3:45
UM WOMENSST 393T Writing Love in the African Diaspora – Mecca Jamilah Sullivan – MW 4:00-5:15
SC HST 253 Women & Gender In Contemp Eur - Darcy Buerkle - MWF 11:00-12:10
SC HST 265 Race, Gendr & U.S. Citizenship - Elizabeth Pryor - MW 1:10-2:30
SC HST 278 Women In Us Since 1865 - Jennifer Guglielmo - WF 2:40-4:00
SC HST 383 Sem: Sophia Smith Collection - Jennifer Guglielmo - Tu 3:00-4:50
SC SOC 229 Sex & Gender In Amer Society - Nancy Whittier- MW 9:00-10:20
SC SWG 220 Intro To Queer Studies - Anna Ward - MW 1:10-2:30
SC SWG 222 Gender, Law And Policy - Carrie Baker - MWF 11:00-12:10
SC SWG 230 Gender, Land And Food Movement - Elisabeth Armstrong MW 09:00-10:20
SC SWG 270 Colq:Documenting Lesbian Lives - Kelly Anderson MW 02:40-04:00

4. HISTORY AND POLITICS OF RACE IN THE UNITED STATES

UM AFROAM 236 History of the Civil Rights Movement - Amilcar Shabazz – MW 10:10-11:00 w/disc
UM ANTHRO 397LE Latinos and Education – Jonathan Rosa – MW 2:30-3:45
UM HISTORY 395S Hist of U.S. Social Policy, Pols of Gender, Race, Class – E. Sharrow – TuTh 11:30-12:45
HC CSI 236 Black Power/Arts - Christopher Tinson - W 6:00-9:00
HC CSI 243 People Without History - Rachel Engmann - Th 9:00-11:50
HC CSI 248 Border Matters - Flavio Risech-Ozeguera - MW 4:00-5:20
MHC HIST 281 African Amer. History to 1865 - Lynda Morgan - TuTh 2:40-3:55
SC AAS 232 The Black Church In The U.S. - Riche' Barnes - WF 1:10-2:30
SC AAS 289 Feminism, Race & Resistance - Shani Roper
SC AAS 366 Sem: Hip Hop/Global Pltcs/Race - Riche' Barnes - Th 1:00-2:50
SC AMS 230 Colq:Asian American Experience - Richard Chu - TTh 1:00-2:50
SC ENG 319 South Asians/Britain & America - Ambreen Hai - Th 01:00-2:50
SC HST 265 Race, Gendr & U.S. Citizenship - Elizabeth Pryor - MW 1:10-2:30

5. NON-WESTERN WORLD

UM ANTHRO 270 North Amer. Indians - Jean Forward - TuTh 2:30-3:45
UM HISTORY 247 Empire, Race & the Philippines – R. Chu – TuTh 10:00-11:15
UM HISTORY 250 Introduction to South Asian History and Culture – P. Srivastava – TuTh 11:30-12:45
UM HISTORY 260 Power and Violence in South Africa - John Higginson - MW 10:10-11:00 w/disc
UM HISTORY 343H Mod Middle East History - Mary Wilson - TuTh 4:00-5:15
UM HISTORY 345 China in 19th Cent – Stephen Platt – TuTh 1:00-2:15
UM HISTORY 359 Modern Brazil – J. Wolfe – MW 2:30-3:45
UM HISTORY 392P Globlztn Indian Ocean Hist (Pirates, Pilgrims & Poets) – J. Mathew – TuTh 10:00-11:15
UM HISTORY 397GGH Gandhi: Myth, Perspective & Politics – P. Srivastava – TuTh 2:30-3:45
UM MIDEAST 391PT S-Medieval Political Thought - Yasmeen Daifallah - TuTh 1:00-2:15
UM POLISCI 245 Gov & Pol English Speaking Caribbean – Carlene Edie – TuTh 11:30-12:45 w/disc
UM POLISCI 343 Gov & Pol East Africa – Carlene Edie - TuTh 2:30-3:45
UM POLISCI 397E ST-IndigenousRights&Social Mov - M. A. Bernal- MW 2:30-3:45
UM WOMENSST 393T Writing Love in the Africn Diaspora – Mecca Jamilah Sullivan – MW 4:00-5:15
UM WOMENSST 394R Sexual and Reprod Rights in Lat Am – Cora Fernandez Anderson – TuTh 10:00-11:15
AC HIST 393 Early Islam - Monica Ringer - MW 2:00-3:20
AC HIST 397 Women in Middle East - Monica Ringer - TuTh 2:30-3:50
AC POSC 320 Post-Colonial Nationlsm - Amrita Basu - TTh 1:00-2:20
HC CSI 274 Cuba: Revolution/Discontents - Bengelsdorf/Hardesty – TuTh 10:30-11:50
MHC ANTHR 331 Anthropology & Sexualities - Lynn Morgan -Tu 1:15-4:05
MHC ASIAN 331MR The Meiji Revolution - Jonathan Lipman - W 1:15-4:05
MHC GNDST 206ME Wom. and Gender/Middle East - Nadya Sbaiti - Th 1:15-4:05
MHC GNDST 250TM Transnational Mrkts/Democracy - Chaia Heller - MW 11:00-12:15
MHC HIST 296ME Wom./Gender in the Middle East - Nadya Sbaiti - Th 1:15-4:05
MHC HIST 386 Central America - Lowell Gudmundson - Th 1:15-4:05
MHC IR 324 Islamic Political Thought - Sohail Hashmi - W 1:15-4:05
MHC LATAM 386 Central America: Reform, React - Lowell Gudmundson - Th 1:15-4:05
SC ANT 252 City & Countryside In China - Suzanne Gottschang - MW 1:10-2:30
SC ANT 348 Sem: Topics Development Anth - Elliot Fratkin - Tu 1:00-2:50
SC EAS 200 Colq: Topics East Asian Stud - Jina Kim - TuTh 9:00-10:20
SC EAS 228 Gov & Politics Of Japan - Dennis Yasutomo - MW 2:40-4:00
SC LAS 260 Colonial Latin Amer 1492-1821 - Ann Zulawski - TuTh 10:30-11:50
SC LAS 301 Sem:Topics Latin Amer Studies - Ann Zulawski - Th 3:00-4:50