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Prof. Laurie M. Johnson
Director, Primary Texts Certificate
c/o Department of Political Science
214 Calvin Hall
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

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All-Approved

**Course titles and numbering change over time. If you took a course that now has a different number or name than what is listed here, but was a primary texts course, your credit will still apply. Please notify the director if you think you have taken a qualifying course not listed here.

This is a list of courses that can be counted toward the Certificate in the Study of Arts and Sciences through Primary Texts. Honors courses not listed may be available for certificate credit for students in the honors program. Please consult with the director to determine which courses are offered in the upcoming semester. 

Manhattan Christian College (MCC) students whose courses transfer to K-State and who believe some of these courses would qualify for Primary Texts classes, please consult with Dr. Laurie Johnson, Director, Primary Texts Certificate (lauriej@ksu.edu). Up to 9 qualified transferred credit hours may be applied by any K-State student from other institutions.

 

Art

ART 695: Topics in Art History (on a case by case basis--consult with the director of the program to see if your topics class qualifies)

 

Arts & Sciences

DAS 300: Primary Texts Core Course

            Historical Perspectives

 

Chemistry

CHEM 650: History of Chemistry (1 section every other year)

            Historical Perspectives

            Natural and Physical Sciences

 

Communication Studies

COMM 330: Rhetoric in Western Thought (II, 1 section per year)

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Historical Perspectives

COMM 545: Communication and Democracy (Dr. Steffensmeier's section only)

            Historical Perspectives

            Human Diversity within the US

COMM 425: Theory of Organizational Communication

            Historical Perspectives

            Social Sciences

COMM 535: Communication in Leadership

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Human Diversity within the US

COMM 730: Classical Rhetorical Theory (spring semester, in even years)

 

Economics

ECON 710: History of Economic Thought (1 section per year) 

 

English

All English Literature courses are approved, with the following exclusions:
English 100-229; 300, 400, 415, 417, 430, 435, 461, 463, 465, 469, 476, 485, 490, 510, 516, 562/662, 604, 661, 663, 665, 685, 700, 759, 761, 762, 763, and 771

 

Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies

GWSS 410: Feminist Thought

            Ethical Reasoning and Responsibility

            Historical Perspectives

GWSS 450: Stories of a Young Girl

            Aesthetic Interpretation

GWSS 480: Women & Environmentalism

            Ethical Reasoning and Responsibility

            Social Sciences

GWSS 500: Global Literature & Culture

            Human Diversity within the US

GWSS 500: Top/Global/World Lit Women

            Human Diversity within the US

GWSS 550: Women & Pop Culture

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Social Sciences

GWSS 700: Top/Transnational Feminism (S. Roshanravan)

            Human Diversity within the US

GWSS 700: When: Sexuality Studies

            Human Diversity within the US

 

Geography

GEOG 490: Problems in Geography (instructor permission-see Dr. Johnson for more information) 
GEOG 510: Geography of the American West

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Human Diversity within the US

GEOG 600: Mountain Geography

            Natural and Physical Sciences

            Social Sciences

GEOG 602: Computer Mapping and Geographic Visualization

GEOG 770: Perception of the Environment (Dr. Kevin Blake)

 

History

HIST 101: Rise of Europe (Dr. Frey's and Dr. Defries's sections only)

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Historical Perspectives

HIST 102: The Modern Era (Drs. Bob Linder, Eric Brandom, Tony Demchak's, and David Stone's Sections only)

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Historical Perspectives

HIST 200: Topics: History of Warfare (will be offered within the next two years) (Dr. Parillo's and Dr. Orr's sections only)

            Historical Perspectives

HIST 330: History East Asia Civil

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Historical Perspectives

HIST 504: Intellectual History of Early China

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Historical Perspectives

HIST 521: History Christianity

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Historical Perspectives

HIST 522: Religion America History

            Historical Perspectives

            Human Diversity within the US

HIST 524: History of Baseball

            Historical Perspectives

            Human Diversity within the US

HIST 525:Colonial History

            Historical Perspectives

            Human Diversity within the US

HIST 534: Social History of Medicine

            Historical Perspectives

            Human Diversity within the US

HIST 554: Topics in Southern History

            Historical Perspectives

            Human Diversity within the US

HIST 555: American Constitutional History

            Historical Perspectives

            Human Diversity within the US

HIST 556: The Bill of Rights in America 

            Ethical Reasoning and Responsibility

            Historical Perspectives

HIST 565: History and Culture of Greece

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Historical Perspectives

HIST 566: History and Culture of Ancient Rome

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Historical Perspectives

HIST 567: Europe in the Middle Ages (Dr. McCulloh's and Dr. Defries Section only )

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Historical Perspectives

HIST 568: The Renaissance (Dr. Linder only)

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Historical Perspectives

HIST 569: The Reformation (Dr. Linder only)

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Historical Perspectives

HIST 571: 18th Century Europe (Dr. Frey's Section only)

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Historical Perspectives

HIST 572: 19th Century Europe

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Historical Perspectives

HIST 578: Central Eur/1500-1914 (Dr. Frey's Section only)

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Historical Perspectives

HIST 579: The British Isles to 1603 (Dr. McCulloh's Section only)

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Historical Perspectives

HIST 585: Medieval Religion and Politics (Dr. McCulloh's Section only)

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Historical Perspectives

HIST 586: Adv Sem/History (Sander's, Breen's Sections only)
HIST 591: The Russian Empire 

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Historical Perspectives

HIST 597-A: Top/Saints, Relics, & Miracles (Dr. Defries's section only).

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Historical Perspectives

HIST 598: History of Islam and other topics (All topics taught by Dr. Kazemi are eligible for Primary Texts Credit)

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Historical Perspectives

 

Honors Program (Honors Students Only)

Honors Introduction to the Humanities I (1 section per year)

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Historical Perspectives

Honors Introduction to the Humanities II (1 section per year)

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Historical Perspectives

Other honors courses may be available. See Dr. Johnson for more information.

 

Management 

MANGT 421: Introduction to Operations Management (Daniel Minick's section only)

            Empirical and Quantitative Reasoning

MANGT 541: Management of Quality (Daniel Minick's section only)

            Empirical and Quantitative Reasoning

            Ethical Reasoning and Responsibility

 

Mathematics

MATH 570: History of Mathematics (II, 1 section per year)

            Historical Perspectives

Math BS option 1, Math BA

 

Modern Languages 

MLANG 399: Honors Seminar in Modern Languages

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Global Issues and Perspectives


MLANG 507 : European Literature in Translation (recently revised by Dr.Peter Arnds)

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Historical Perspectives

 

CHINE 300 Chinese 3

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Global Issues and Perspectives

CHINE 301: Chinese 4

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Global Issues and Perspectives

CHINE 501: Chinese 5

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Global Issues and Perspectives

CHINE 502: Chinese 6

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Global Issues and Perspectives

CHINE 599: Chinese Advanced Reading

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Global Issues and Perspectives

 

CLSCS 501: Love and Lust: The Classical Novel in Translation

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Historical Perspectives

CLSCS 502: History and Culture of Rome

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Historical Perspectives

 

LATIN 101: Latin I - Introduction to Latin

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Global Issues and Perspectives


LATIN 301: Intermediate Latin Prose

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Global Issues and Perspectives

LATIN 501: Classical Literature in Translation 

 

FREN 501: Readings in French (formerly FREN 516)

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Global Issues and Perspectives

FREN 502: French Literature in Translation
FREN 520: Introduction to French Literature I (I, 1 section year)

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Historical Perspectives

FREN 521: Introduction to French Literature II (II, 1 section per year)

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Historical Perspectives

FREN 530: Topics in French Literature and Culture

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Historical Perspectives

FREN 709: Medieval French Literature (varies, 1 section every other year)
FREN 710: Sixteenth Century French Literature (varies, 1 section every other year)
FREN 711: Seventeenth Century French Literature (1 section every other year)
FREN 713: Eighteen Century French Literature (II, 1 section every other year)
FREN 714: Romantic French Literature
FREN 715  Realist French Literature
FREN 716: Contemporary French Literature
FREN 720: Seminar in French
FREN 721: Francophone Literature and Culture

GRMN 503: German Literature in Translation

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Historical Perspectives

GRMN 521: Introductory Topics in German Literature and Culture of the 18th and 19th Century

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Historical Perspectives

GRMN 522: Topics in German Literature and Culture of the 20th and 21st Century

            Aesthetic interpretation

            Historical Perspectives

GRMN 700: Topics in Medieval German Literature and Culture
GRMN 701: Topics in 18th Century German Literature and Culture
GRMN 702: Topics in 19th Century German Literature and Culture
GRMN 703: Topics in early 20th Century German Literature and Culture
GRMN 704: Topics in German Literature and Culture since 1945
GRMN 705: Topics in 20th and 21st Century German Literature and Culture
GRMN 729: Open Topics Seminar in German Literature and culture

RUSSN 504: Russian Literature in Translation

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Historical Perspectives

RUSSN 508: Russian Literature in Translation: The Soviet Period

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Historical Perspectives

RUSSN 552: Survey of Russian Literature

 

SPAN 550: Introduction to the Literature in Spanish

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Historical Perspectives

SPAN 560: US Latino Literature and Culture

            Historical Perspectives

SPAN 567: Introduction to the Literature of Spain

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Historical Perspectives

SPAN 568: Literature of Spanish America

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Historical Perspectives

SPAN 730: Medieval Literature
SPAN 731: Early Modern Literature of Spain
SPAN 732: Cervantes
SPAN 734: Eighteenth Nineteenth Century Spanish Literature
SPAN 735: Twentieth Century Spanish Literature
SPAN 736: Spanish Poetry
SPAN 750: Spanish American Literature from its Origins to the early Nineteenth Century
SPAN 751: Spanish American Literature: Late Nineteenth Century to Early Twentieth Century
SPAN 752: Contemporary Spanish American Narrative
SPAN 755: Spanish American Drama
SPAN 757: Spanish-American Poetry
SPAN 760: Hispanic Literature and Culture in the US

 

Music, Theater, and Dance

MUSIC 405: Music Elementary Teachers

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Historical Perspectives

MUSIC 511: Music/Schools K-6

            Aesthetic Interpretation

THTRE 370: Dramatic Structure - Fine Arts
THTRE 572: History of Theatre I (II, 1 section per year) - Fine Arts

            Historical Perspectives

THTRE 573: History of Theatre II (I, 1 section per year) - Fine Arts

            Historical Perspectives

 

Philosophy

All Philosophy courses are approved, with the following exclusions:
Philosophy 305, 320, 365, 385, 390, and 510, no matter the instructor.

PHILO 399: Honors Seminar in Philosophy: KSU in Italy (Dr. Tanona) (Study Abroad)

 

Physics

PHYS 101: The Physical World I (1 section per year-Fall, Dr. Sorensen's section only)

            Empirical and Quantitative Reasoning

            Natural and Physical Sciences

PHYS 400: Great Ideas in Physics (Dr. Sorensen's section only)

            Empirical and Quantitative Reasoning

PHYS 620: Teaching University Physics

            Empirical and Quantitative Reasoning

            Natural and Physical Sciences

 

 

Political Science

POLSC 301: Introduction to Political Thought (I, II, 2 sections per year)

            Ethical Reasoning and Responsibility

            Social Sciences

POLSC 524: Political Islam

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Historical Perspectives

POLSC 540: Global Security Threats (Machain's and Martinez's sections only)

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Social Sciences

POLSC 543: American Foreign Policy (Sam Bell, Michael Flynn, and Dr. Machain's sections only)

            Historical Perspectives

            Social Sciences

POLSC 601: Topics in Political Science - Top/Islam and Politics (Sabri Ciftci's section only)

            Social Sciences

POLSC 601: Topics in Political Science - Top/Comp Political Institution (Alissandra Stoyan's section only)

            Social Sciences

POLSC 607: Administrative Law

            Historical Perspectives

            Social Sciences

POLSC 608: Political Participation in the United States

            Historical Perspectives

            Social Sciences

POLSC 614: Constitutional Law I

            Historical Perspectives

            Social Sciences

POLSC 615: Constitutional Law II

            Human Diversity within the US

            Social Sciences

POLSC 622: Latin American Politics

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Social Sciences

POLSC 628: Civic Engagement

            Human Diversity within the US

            Social Sciences

POLSC 630: Pol Russia/Sov Union

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Social Sciences

POLSC 642: International Conflict

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Social Sciences

POLSC 643: Global Human Rights

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Social Sciences

POLSC 655: International Relations of Latin America

            Global Issues and Perspectives

            Social Sciences

POLSC 661: Political Thought: Classical to Sixteenth Century (I, 1 section every other year)

            Ethical Reasoning and Responsibility

            Social Sciences

POLSC 663: Political Thought: Since the Sixteenth Century (II, 1 section every other year)

            Ethical Reasoning and Responsibility

            Social Sciences

POLSC 667: American Political Thought (varies, 1 section every other year)

            Ethical Reasoning and Responsibility

            Social Sciences

POLSC 670: Law, Politics, and Literature - Social Sciences

            Aesthetic Interpretation

            Social Sciences

POLSC 671: Modern Political Thought (varies, 1 section every other year)

            Ethical Reasoning and Responsibility

            Social Sciences

POLSC 672: Ideologies (varies, 1 section every other year)

            Historical Perspectives

            Social Sciences

POLSC 675: Religion and Politics

            Ethical Reasoning and Responsibility

            Social Sciences

POLSC 731: Comparative Civil Military Relations (1 section every other year)

 

Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work

ANTH 315: Introduction to Medical Anthropology

            Social Sciences

            Human Diversity within the US

ANTH 560: Archeological Fact or Fiction (formerly ANTH 503)

            Empirical and Quantitative Reasoning

            Social Sciences

ANTH 516: Ethnomusicology (Falcone's section only)

            Aesthetic Interpretation

ANTH 602: Anthropological Theory - Social Sciences

            Historical Perspectives

ANTH 612: Ethnohistory

            Historical Perspectives

            Social Sciences

ANTH 618: Religion in Culture - Social Sciences. Same as Sociology 618.

            Ethical Reasoning and Responsibility

            Global Issues and Perspectives

 

SOCIO 214: Intro to Sociology (Honors section - Dr. Dana Brimon only)

            Human Diversity within the US

SOCIO 431: Comparative Social Theories
SOCIO 710: Systematic Analysis of Social Theory (1 section per year)