Below is a list courses upper division level from the College of Liberal Arts open for liberal studies majors at OSU-Cascades.
There are additional lower division courses, ART, Graphic Design studio, and PSY courses that some students may be eligible to take with correct pre-requisites. For detailed course information check the OSU Catalog.

See the CLA Course Guide for CLA Core planning.

College of Liberal Arts Courses - Upper Division

All course forecast information is subject to change and to be used to create the Liberal Studies Plan of Study and Theme.

2021-2022 Planned Courses

Fall 2021

AMS 350: American Culture and Vietnam (4)
AMS 311: Intro to Latinx Literature (4)
ANTH 251: Language in the USA (3)
ART 366: Art Since 1945 (3)
ART 367: History of Design (3)
COMM 312: Advanced Public Speaking (3)
COMM 321: Intro Comm Theory (3)
COMM 427: Cultural Codes in Comm (3)
ENG 317: The American Novel -Beginnings to Chopin (4)
ENG 362: American Women Writers (4)
ENG 445: Non-Fiction Writing: Personal Essay- WIC (4) repeatable for 8 credits
PS 201: Intro to US Government and Politics (4)
PS 331: State and Local Government (4)
PSY 201: General Psychology (4)
PSY 360: Social Psychology (4) psy 201/202 pre-req or approval
PSY 381: Abnormal Psychology (4) psy 201/202 pre-req or approval
PSY 433: Psychopharmacology (4)
SOC 452: Sociology of Religion (4)
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Winter 2022

ART 348: Concepts in Digital Imaging (4)
ART 462: Directions in Contemporary Art (3)
ANTH 210: Comparative Cultures (3)
ANTH 350: Language, Culture and Society (3)
COMM 320 Introduction to Rhetorical Theory (3)
COMM 322: Small Group Comm (3)
COMM 399: ST The Grateful Dead, Deadheads, and Cultural Communication (4)
ENG 212: Lit of the World: Meso/S. America, Caribbean (4)
ENG 221: African-American Literature (4)
ENG 253: American Lit: Colonial to 1900 (4)
ENG 482: Studies in American Lit, Culture and the Environment (4)
PS 206: Intro to Political Thought (4)
PSY 202: General Psychology (4)
PSY 340: Cognition (4) psy 201/202 pre-req or approval
PSY 370: Personality (4) psy 201/202 pre-req or approval
SOC 204: Intro to Sociology (3)
SOC 480: Environmental Sociology (4)
SSCI 301: Social Sci Research Methods (4) WIC
WR 327: Technical Writing (3)

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Spring 2022

AMS 311: History of Women in N. America (4)
ANTH 352: Anth, Health, and Environment (3)
ANTH 315: Peoples of the World: Africa (3)
ART 411: Contemporary Issues in Art (3) WIC departmental approval
ART 475 Printmaking (4) departmental approval
COMM 325: Communicating Leadership (4)
COMM 440: Theories of Conflict & Conflict Mgmt (3)
ENG 254: American Lit: 1900 to Present (4)
ENG 360: Native American Lit (4)
ENG 416: Power and Representation, (4)
ENG 482: Studies in American Lit (4) WIC
PS 322: Constitutional Law (4)
PS 475: Envr. Politics and Policy (4)
PSY 330: Brain and Behavior (4) psy 201/202 pre-req or approval
PSY 499: Psychology of Religion (4)
SOC 206: Social Problems and Issues (3)
WR 327: Tech Writing (3)

 

2022-2023 Pre-Planned Courses

Summer 2022 ***Subject to change

SPAN 111-SPAN 113 First Year Spanish (12)
ART 367: History of Design (3)
SOC 448 Law and Society (4)
SOC 480 Environmental Sociology (4) Online
ENG 497: International Women Voices (4)
WR 327: Technical Writing (3)
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Fall 2022 ***Subject to change

AMS 311: ST: Pragmatist, Philosophy and American Culture (4)
ANTH 251: Language in the USA (3)
ART 367 History of Design (3)
ART 386: A Cultural History of American Art and Lit (4)
ART 422 New Media: Interactive (4) department approval required
COMM 316: Advanced Persuasion (3)
COMM 321: Intro to Comm Theory (3)
COMM 326: Intercultural Communication (3)
ENG 362: American Women Writers (4)
ENG 386: A Cultural History of American Art and Lit (4) cross-listed with ART 386
ENG 445: Studies in Nonfiction, WIC repeatable for max 8 credits
PS 201: Intro to US Government and Politics (4)
PSY 201: General Psychology (4)
PSY 360: Social Psychology (4) psy 201/202 pre-req or approval
PSY 381: Abnormal Psychology (4) psy 201/202 pre-req or approval
PSY 433: Psychopharmacology (4)
SOC 430 Gender and Society (4)
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Winter 2023 ***Subject to change

ANTH 380: Global Conflicts: Anthro Perspectives (3)
ART 387: A Cultural History of American Art and Lit (4)
COMM 320 Introduction to Rhetorical Theory (3)
COMM 323: Community Dialogue (4)
ENG 387: A Cultural History of American Art and Lit (4) cross-listed with ART 387
PSY 340: Cognition (4) psy 201/202 pre-req or approval
PSY 370: Personality (4) psy 201/202 pre-req or approval
SSCI 301: Qualitative Research Methods for Soc Sci (4) WIC
SOC 439: Welfare and Social Services (4)
WR 327: Technical Writing (3)
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Spring 2023 ***Subject to change

ANTH 315: Peoples of the World(3)
ANTH 352: Anth, Health, and Environment (3)
ART 411: Art in Context Historical and Critical Approaches (3) WIC
ART 387: A Cultural History of American Art and Lit (4)
ART 475: Printmaking (4)
COMM 425: Communication and Youth Outreach (4)
COMM 416: Ethnography of Communication (3)
COMM 466 Ethics of Rhetoric (3)
ENG 360: Native American Lit (4)
ENG 388: A Cultural History of American Art and Lit (4) cross-listed with ART 387
ENG 416: Power and Representation (4)
PS 322: Constitutional Law Civil Rights & Liberties (4)
PS 475: Environmental Law and Politics (4)
PSY 499: Psychology of Religion (4)
WR 327: Technical Writing (3)