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    English 269

    Classics of American Literature

    Difficulty: 1.7, Overall Quality: 3.8
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    English 181

    Introduction to Film Studies

    Difficulty: 1.9, Overall Quality: 3.5
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    Theater 145

    Acting

    Difficulty: 2.1, Overall Quality: 3.7
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    PubPol 170

    The Documentary Experience

    Difficulty: 2.1, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    English 202

    Introduction to Performance Studies

    Difficulty: 2.1, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    English 110

    Introduction to Creative Writing

    Difficulty: 2.1, Overall Quality: 3.0
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    Theater 89

    Theater First-Year Seminar

    Difficulty: 2.2, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    AAAS 103

    Introduction to African Studies

    Difficulty: 2.2, Overall Quality: 3.6
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    Theater 370

    Moving Image Practice

    Difficulty: 2.3, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    English 235

    Shakespeare

    Difficulty: 2.3, Overall Quality: 3.1
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    English 282

    Modernism and the Arts

    Difficulty: 2.3, Overall Quality: 2.9
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    Religion 242

    Kundalini Yoga and Sikh Dharma

    Difficulty: 2.3, Overall Quality: 3.1
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    Religion 268

    Religion and Film

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 3.6
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    VMS 205

    Intro to Performance Studies

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Theater 278

    Introduction to Film Studies

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 3.0
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    Political Science 108

    Introduction to African Studies

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    Theater 115

    The Theater Today

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 3.1
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    History 248

    Publishing Pop Fiction

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    Religion 281

    American Apocalypse: Beat Generation Spirituality

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 2.9
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    Romance Studies 220

    Trauma and Global Mental Health in Haiti

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 2.9
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    Theater 209

    Dramatic Forms of Musical Theater

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    Music 140

    Introduction to Jazz

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    Theater 198

    Performing Science: Experimentation, Collaboration, and Artistry

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 3.2
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    VMS 261

    Moving Image Practice

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 3.6
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    Music 143

    History of Rock

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    Theater 309

    Dancing States of Mind

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 2.6
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    History 313

    Crime and the City from Dickens to The Wire

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    English 373

    Studies in American Literature, Cold War and After

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    English 220

    Introduction to the Writing of Poetry

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 3.1
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    English 173

    The Ethics of Democracy

    Difficulty: 2.5, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    Music 242

    Opera

    Difficulty: 2.5, Overall Quality: 1.9
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    Theater 243

    Black Theater Workshop

    Difficulty: 2.5, Overall Quality: 3.2
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    Theater 211

    Musical Theater Workshop: Performance

    Difficulty: 2.5, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Theater 202

    Introduction to Performance Studies

    Difficulty: 2.5, Overall Quality: 3.5
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    Russian 376

    Russian Language and Culture through Music

    Difficulty: 2.5, Overall Quality: 3.6
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    Romance Studies 202

    Imagining Europe: Arts, Culture, Politics

    Difficulty: 2.5, Overall Quality: 3.7
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    VMS 212

    A Digital Approach to Documentary Photography

    Difficulty: 2.5, Overall Quality: 3.1
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    VMS 115

    Introduction to Photography

    Difficulty: 2.5, Overall Quality: 3.7
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    History 160

    Gateway Seminar: The Global Sixties: Race, Revolution, Sexuality

    Difficulty: 2.5, Overall Quality: 3.2
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    Sociology 343

    Displacements: Migration and Human Trafficking

    Difficulty: 2.5, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    VMS 135

    Experimental Sculpture

    Difficulty: 2.6, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Human Rights 104

    Intro to Human Rights

    Difficulty: 2.6, Overall Quality: 3.5
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    VMS 106

    The Documentary Experience: A Video Approach

    Difficulty: 2.6, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Music 144

    Meet the Beatles and the 1960s

    Difficulty: 2.6, Overall Quality: 4.4
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    Music 145

    Hip-Hop/Rap Music Appreciation

    Difficulty: 2.6, Overall Quality: 4.3
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    Music 137

    Music, Social Life, and Scenes

    Difficulty: 2.6, Overall Quality: 3.0
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    Human Rights 339

    Displacements: Migration and Human Trafficking

    Difficulty: 2.6, Overall Quality: 3.2
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    Music 241

    Piano Music

    Difficulty: 2.6, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    Music 117

    Aspects of Performance

    Difficulty: 2.6, Overall Quality: 3.1
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    French 330

    Acting French

    Difficulty: 2.6, Overall Quality: 3.8
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    Linguistics 114

    The Power of Poetry

    Difficulty: 2.6, Overall Quality: 3.2
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    Music 335

    The History of Hip-Hop

    Difficulty: 2.6, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    History 238

    Rome: History of the City

    Difficulty: 2.6, Overall Quality: 3.1
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    VMS 190

    Special Topics in Visual and Media Studies

    Difficulty: 2.6, Overall Quality: 3.5
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    Theater 275

    Acting For the Camera

    Difficulty: 2.6, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    VMS 209

    Representing Women in the Classical World

    Difficulty: 2.7, Overall Quality: 3.5
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    Italian 225

    The Problem of Love in Western Literature

    Difficulty: 2.7, Overall Quality: 3.8
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    Italian 301

    AIntroduction to Italian Culture: Language, Literature, Film

    Difficulty: 2.7, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    Italian 327

    Introduction to Italian Culture

    Difficulty: 2.7, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    Music 116

    Alexander Technique for Musicians

    Difficulty: 2.7, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    Music 249

    Hollywood Film Music

    Difficulty: 2.7, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    French 365

    Paris: Capital of the Nineteenth Century

    Difficulty: 2.7, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    Music 176

    The Songwriter's Vocabulary

    Difficulty: 2.7, Overall Quality: 2.8
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    VMS 323

    Social Movements and Social Media

    Difficulty: 2.7, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    Romance Studies 205

    The Problem of Love in Western Literature

    Difficulty: 2.7, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Romance Studies 206

    Modern European Short Fiction

    Difficulty: 2.7, Overall Quality: 2.8
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    Russian 328

    Bunin: Mystery of the Russian Soul and Metaphysical Memory

    Difficulty: 2.7, Overall Quality: 3.1
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    Theater 232

    Asian American Theater

    Difficulty: 2.7, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    VMS 102

    Intro to the Arts of the Moving Image

    Difficulty: 2.8, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    VMS 235

    Modern Chinese Cinema

    Difficulty: 2.8, Overall Quality: 2.4
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    Italian 204

    Intermediate Italian II

    Difficulty: 2.8, Overall Quality: 3.1
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    PubPol 365

    Video Journalism

    Difficulty: 2.8, Overall Quality: 3.8
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    Theater 235

    Performance Art History and Theory

    Difficulty: 2.8, Overall Quality: 2.7
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    Philosophy 202

    Aesthetics: The Philosophy of Art

    Difficulty: 2.8, Overall Quality: 3.5
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    Writing 165

    Art of Oral Communication

    Difficulty: 2.8, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    VMS 218

    Sociology Through Photography

    Difficulty: 2.8, Overall Quality: 3.5
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    History 228

    Chinatowns: A Cultural History

    Difficulty: 2.8, Overall Quality: 2.9
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    English 345

    Nineteenth-Century British Novel

    Difficulty: 2.8, Overall Quality: 3.2
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    VMS 103

    Traditions in Doc Studies

    Difficulty: 2.8, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    Italian 322

    Italian Popular Culture

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 3.7
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    VMS 224

    Small Town USA: Local Collaborations

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 3.2
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    VMS 202

    Introduction to Visual Culture

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 3.1
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    Theater 263

    Lighting Design

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 2.7
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    Music 120

    Music, Sound, and Style

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 3.6
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    Romance Studies 203

    Machiavellian Persuasion

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 3.1
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    VMS 265

    History of Documentary Film

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 3.6
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    Music 122

    Choral Music Past and Present

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    Theater 236

    Gender in Dance and Theatre

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 2.4
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    Theater 323

    The Actress: Celebrity and the Woman

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Slavic 270

    Screening Cold War Espionage

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 4.4
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    French 327

    Parody/Parodie OR French and Francophone Black Cinema

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 4.0
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    VMS 211

    Children and Illness

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 2.8
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    Italian 385

    Mafia at the Movies

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 4.1
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    Religion 214

    Andalusia: Muslim, Jewish, Christian Spain

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    VMS 344

    Global Performance Art: History/Theory

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 2.5
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    Theater 245

    The Body in Art in Early Modern Europe

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 2.9
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    Theater 222

    Introduction to Shakespeare

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 2.8
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    Religion 261

    Medieval Christianity in Film and Fiction

    Difficulty: 3.0, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Italian 383

    Cities and City Life in Italy

    Difficulty: 3.0, Overall Quality: 3.6
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    Music 253

    Beethoven and His Time

    Difficulty: 3.0, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    VMS 264

    Contemporary Documentary Film

    Difficulty: 3.0, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    VMS 290

    Special Topics in Visual Studies

    Difficulty: 3.0, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Theater 228

    Ancient Myth

    Difficulty: 3.0, Overall Quality: 2.7
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    Religion 228

    The Turks: From Ottoman Empire to European Union

    Difficulty: 3.0, Overall Quality: 2.5
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    VMS 237

    Global Chinese Cities through Literature and Film

    Difficulty: 3.0, Overall Quality: 2.9
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    English 222

    Introduction to the Writing of Creative Non-Fiction

    Difficulty: 3.0, Overall Quality: 2.8
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    Theater 277

    The Dramatic Monster

    Difficulty: 3.0, Overall Quality: 2.5
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    VMS 204

    Medicine and the Vision of Documentary Photography

    Difficulty: 3.1, Overall Quality: 3.2
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    Russian 307

    Studies in the Russian Language and Culture

    Difficulty: 3.1, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    Theater 261

    Costume Design

    Difficulty: 3.1, Overall Quality: 2.8
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    Jewish Studies 335

    Jewish Mysticism

    Difficulty: 3.1, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    Music 221

    Writing About Music

    Difficulty: 3.2, Overall Quality: 2.9
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    French 335

    Free Speech: France-USA

    Difficulty: 3.2, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Slavic 287

    Turks and Europe

    Difficulty: 3.2, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    Music 161

    Introduction to Music Theory

    Difficulty: 3.2, Overall Quality: 2.7
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    Global Health 140

    Suffering, Science and Stories

    Difficulty: 3.2, Overall Quality: 3.7
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    Romance Studies 201

    Europe in Theory

    Difficulty: 3.2, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Russian 375

    Russian Language and Culture through Theatre

    Difficulty: 3.2, Overall Quality: 3.7
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    English 226

    Dramatic Writing

    Difficulty: 3.3, Overall Quality: 3.7
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    Music 255

    Music History I: Antiquity through Renaissance

    Difficulty: 3.3, Overall Quality: 2.4
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    Italian 382

    Italian Women Writers

    Difficulty: 3.3, Overall Quality: 3.5
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    Writing 305

    Writing about Performance

    Difficulty: 3.3, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    PubPol 162

    Introduction to Human Rights

    Difficulty: 3.3, Overall Quality: 3.5
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    Philosophy 221

    Philosophy and Literature

    Difficulty: 3.3, Overall Quality: 3.5
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    Theater 255

    Directing

    Difficulty: 3.3, Overall Quality: 3.0
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    Slavic 345

    Islam and State

    Difficulty: 3.4, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    VMS 327

    Theories of Visual and Media Studies

    Difficulty: 3.4, Overall Quality: 2.4
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    Latin 305

    Roman Historians

    Difficulty: 3.4, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Theater 273

    Screenwriting

    Difficulty: 3.4, Overall Quality: 3.5
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    Italian 335

    Major Italian Authors

    Difficulty: 3.4, Overall Quality: 3.0
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    French 361

    The French Love Story

    Difficulty: 3.4, Overall Quality: 4.0
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    Latin 304

    History and Biography

    Difficulty: 3.5, Overall Quality: 3.7
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    Theater 280

    Dramatic Writing

    Difficulty: 3.5, Overall Quality: 2.9
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    Music 281

    Composition I

    Difficulty: 3.5, Overall Quality: 2.9
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    Latin 328

    Elegy

    Difficulty: 3.5, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    Spanish 432

    Popular Culture and Political Repression in Spain and Latin America

    Difficulty: 3.5, Overall Quality: 3.7
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    French 337

    French Scientists Write

    Difficulty: 3.6, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Japanese 408

    Issues in Japanese Language and Society II

    Difficulty: 3.6, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Latin 301

    Advanced Latin

    Difficulty: 3.6, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    Theater 285

    Writing the Dramatic TV Episode

    Difficulty: 3.6, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Theater 337

    Shakespeare After 1600

    Difficulty: 3.6, Overall Quality: 2.4
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    Italian 332

    Introduction to Italian Literature I

    Difficulty: 3.6, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    Spanish 414

    Urban Fiction and Collective Imagination

    Difficulty: 3.6, Overall Quality: 3.5
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    Spanish 336

    Introduction to US Latino/a Literature

    Difficulty: 3.6, Overall Quality: 3.6
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    Italian 302

    Italian Conversations

    Difficulty: 3.7, Overall Quality: 3.5
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    Italian 323

    Italian Poetry

    Difficulty: 3.7, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    French 410

    Contemporary French Fiction

    Difficulty: 3.7, Overall Quality: 3.8
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    Music 381

    Composition II

    Difficulty: 3.7, Overall Quality: 2.5
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    Latin 360

    Latin of the Late Roman Republic

    Difficulty: 3.7, Overall Quality: 4.0
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    Latin 370

    Ancient Autobiography: Augustine's Confessions

    Difficulty: 3.7, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    Latin 320

    Ovid

    Difficulty: 3.7, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    Spanish 335

    Introduction to Spanish-American Literature

    Difficulty: 3.7, Overall Quality: 3.8
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    Latin 302

    The Catilinarian Conspiracy

    Difficulty: 3.8, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    Latin 307

    Philosophy in Rome

    Difficulty: 3.8, Overall Quality: 3.8
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    Latin 324

    Latin Epic

    Difficulty: 3.8, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    Latin 322

    Vergil

    Difficulty: 3.8, Overall Quality: 3.6
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    Spanish 431

    Spanish Civil War

    Difficulty: 3.9, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Spanish 327

    Spanish for Freshmen and Sophomores

    Difficulty: 3.9, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    Japanese 306

    Advanced Japanese II

    Difficulty: 3.9, Overall Quality: 2.9
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    Latin 326

    Latin Lyric

    Difficulty: 3.9, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    Latin 312

    Oratory/Rhetoric

    Difficulty: 3.9, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Spanish 334

    Introduction to Spanish-American Literature

    Difficulty: 3.9, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    Latin 308

    Latin Epistle

    Difficulty: 3.9, Overall Quality: 3.8
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    Spanish 310

    Translating Spanish-English and English-Spanish

    Difficulty: 3.9, Overall Quality: 3.8
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    Latin 336

    Satire

    Difficulty: 3.9, Overall Quality: 3.5
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    Japanese 305

    Advanced Japanese

    Difficulty: 3.9, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    Latin 332

    Drama

    Difficulty: 3.9, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    Spanish 332

    Introduction to Spanish Literature I

    Difficulty: 3.9, Overall Quality: 3.7
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    Spanish 411

    Golden Age Literature Cervantes

    Difficulty: 3.9, Overall Quality: 4.3
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    Latin 316

    Latin Novel

    Difficulty: 3.9, Overall Quality: 3.8
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    Japanese 451

    Readings in Japanese Texts

    Difficulty: 4.0, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    French 411

    Biography, Life Writing, Autofiction

    Difficulty: 4.0, Overall Quality: 2.9
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    Japanese 407

    Issues in Japanese Language and Society I

    Difficulty: 4.0, Overall Quality: 3.6
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