Requirements for the Concentration:

Number of Units:

6 Units are required

Required Course:

PHIL 208 19th-Century Philosophy: The Critique of Modernity

Additional Courses:

Five additional courses taken from at least three different departments:

  • ANSO 225: Sex and Sexualities
  • ANSO 236: Race and Racism
  • ANSO/ENVS 365: Humans and Non-Humans
  • ARTX 224: The 1960’s
  • ARTX 227: Modern Art Museum
  • ARTX 265: ‘Primitivism’ to Surrealism
  • ARTX 290: Art and Gender
  • ARTX 360: Queer Aesthetics
  • ARTX 370: Global Souths and Others
  • ARTX 491: Ways of Seeing: Methods in Visual Analysis
  • ENGL 318: Post-Colonial Literature
  • ENGL 436: Advanced Topics in Literary Theory
  • ENGL/SEMN 492: Advanced Literary Studies: American Indian Literature and Law
  • PHIL 211: Philosophy of Law
  • PHIL 212: Philosophy of Social Science
  • PHIL 306: Philosophy of Language
  • PHIL 310: Critical Social Theory: the Dialectic of Enlightenment
  • PHIL 311: Postmodern Critical Theory: The Critique of Modernity
  • POLS 260: Liberty, Equality, and Authority: Modern Political Thought
  • POLS/WGS 265: Feminist Political Theories
  • POLS 320: Democracy and Democratic Theory
  • PSYC 330: Interviewing and Narrative Analysis (with Lab)
  • WGS 390: Feminist and Queer Inquiries

Critical Theory Courses:

CRIT 593: Senior Integrated Project
Each program or department sets its own requirements for Senior Integrated Projects done in their department, including the range of acceptable projects, the required background of students doing projects, the format of the SIP, and the expected scope and depth of projects. See the Kalamazoo Curriculum Senior Integrated Project section of the Academic Catalog for more details. Prerequisite: Permission of the department chair and your SIP supervisor required.