This Mode of Inquiry fosters the ability to interpret and analyze the aesthetic, ethical, conceptual, linguistic, and cultural significance of objects of study. Courses in Critical Interpretation and Analysis have, as their primary focus, serious and sustained engagement with and writing about texts of various kinds - photographs, films, novels, plays, poems, primary documents, critical and theoretical essays, works of music and art, among others.  The following courses have officially been given the Mode B, Critical Interpretation and Analysis, designation.

AHI 105 CC: MONA LISA TO INSTAGRAM
AHI 246 NINETEENTH-CENTURY ART
AHI 260 EARLY TWENTIETH-CENTURY ART
AHI 261 LATE 20TH C ART
AHI 279 CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE
AHI 280 INTRO TO MUSEUM STUDIES
AHI 284 HOUSE MUSEUMS
AHI 360 RADICAL BODIES:CONTEMP ART/ACT
AHI 455 EXHIB VISUAL ART IN DIGITL AGE
AHI 456 MUSEUM PROJECTS
AMS 201D INTRO TO AMERICAN STUDIES
AMS 201K INTRO TO AMERICAN STUDIES
AMS 201S INTRO TO AMERICAN STUDIES
ARA 234 ARAB WOMEN WRITERS
CLA 104 CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY
CLA 111 CC: GREEK THOUGHT & NARRATIVE
CLA 204 GREEK TRAGEDY
CLA 215 FACING DEATH IN ANCIENT GREECE
CLA 222 ANCIENT COMEDY
CLA 241 ANCIENT ROME ON SCREEN
CLA 303 CLASSICAL EPIC
CLA 310 THINK LIKE A ROMAN
CLA 314 GRECO-ROMAN HISTORIOGRAPHY
CLA 376 BEAUTY STAND STILL HERE
DAN 119 PERFORMING HIP HOP CULTURE
DAN 145 HISTORY OF DANCE
DAN 341 DANCE WRITING
DAN 434 TOP IN MULTICUL:MAPPING BODIES
EAS 106 CC: SUPERHEROES & UNDERDOGS
EAS 208 GLOBAL VIETNAMESE CULTURES
EAS 493E EAST ASIAN DIASPORA
ECO 225 ECO HIS/HIS ECO THOUGHT I
ENG 104 JUST WHAT IS ENGLISH?
ENG 107 CC:NOMADS, SHAMANS, & MYSTICS
ENG 119 CC: LIT AND EVOLUTION OF MIND
ENG 123 INTRO AFRICAN-AMERICAN LIT
ENG 124 AMER & BRIT FANTASY 1883-1997
ENG 125 CHAUCER,SHAKESPR,MILTON,& CO
ENG 126 THE 20TH C AMER SHORT STORY
ENG 127 SONGS
ENG 128 FOOD: WRITING AND READING
ENG 137 FICTIONS OF EMPIRE
ENG 155 CC: AMERICAN EARTH
ENG 164 HAPP END:SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDIE
ENG 165 SHAKESPEARE'S TRAGEDI/HISTORI
ENG 181 LIT ACTIVISM AND SOCIAL MEDIA
ENG 207 INTRO TO AMER LIT: THE 19TH C
ENG 208 INTRO TO AM LIT: 20TH C & PRES
ENG 212 ICELANDIC SAGAS
ENG 213 BOB DYLAN
ENG 235 WRITING AFRICA NOW
ENG 236 THE NOVEL AND APARTHEID
ENG 241 CONTEMP FICT WITHOUT BORDERS
ENG 242 RACE AND LITERARY CRITICISM
ENG 250 THEORY/PRACT OF LITERARY STUDY
ENG 264 SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDIES
ENG 265 SHAKESPEARE'S TRAGEDIES
ENG 299 ARCHIVE FEVER
ENG 493S WHITMAN, DICKINSON, & AFTER
ES 234 S AMER CULTURES & ENVIRONMENT
FLM 101 INT FLM ST: HOW TO READ FLM
FLM 202 STUDIES IN FILM CULTURE
FLM 209 INTERSECT IDENT IN AMER FILM
FLM 226 CINEMA AND REVOLUTION
FLM 229 VAMPIRES
FLM 310 IDEOLOGCL REP IN MOT PICT PROD
FLM 395B CHANG THE IMAGE: BLACK CINEMA
FLM 395E FOOD AND FILM
FLM 395R REVENGE CINEMA
FLM 420 AFROFUTURISM 2.0
FRH 327 INTRO TO LITERARY ANALYSIS
FRH 328 CONTEMP ISSUES IN FRANCOPHONIE
FRH 329 FRENCH CINEMA
FRH 330 HISTORICZNG FRANCE:POL,CUL,LIT
FRH 442 BELLE EPOQUE ARTISTIC LIVES
FRH 445 FRANCO-AMERICAN CONNECTIONS
FRH 455 TERROR, TERRORIST, TERRORISM
FRH 493A POTENT FICTIONS:PROUST TO PRES
GER 254 THE HOLOCAUST IN FILM AND LIT
GER 255 DEATH/DESIRE:HORR IN GER CINE
GER 256 GERMAN CULTURE THROUGH FILM
GER 258 TRANSNAT'L WRITERS/FILMMAKERS
GER 259 GERMAN FILM NOW
GER 260 BORDERLESS WRLDS?TRAV,ART,LANG
GER 272 BERLIN
GER 322 FREUD/NIETZSCHE:LITERARY ANALY
GER 324 FRM GRM NOV TO NOV FRMS OF WRT
GWS 203 INTRO TO QUEER STUDIES
GWS 302 SOCIAL MOVEMENT PRAXIS
GWS 306 ADV READ IN FEMINIST THEORY
HIS 115 CC: CHINESE PATH TO HAPPINESS
HIS 128 CC:WORLD WAR I/MAK OF MOD WRLD
HIS 214 POLIT/CUL IN U.S.,1890 TO 1945
HIS 215 POLIT/CULT IN U.S. SINCE 1945
HIS 224 CONFUCIAN TRADITIONS
HIS 233 GLOBAL CHINA
HIS 239 REFORMATION & COUNTER-REFORM
HIS 262 MODERNIZING CHINA
HIS 272 BERLIN
HIS 278 DAOIST TRADITIONS
HIS 304 HIST OF HIP HOP MUSIC & CULTUR
HIS 324 GLOBALIZING CHINESE ACTIVISM
HIS 325 HUMAN RIGHTS IN CHINA
HIS 344 DIALOGUE BET SPAIN & AMERICAS
HIS 420 CONFUCIUS FOR THE MODRN WORLD
HIS 421 CHINA'S DAOIST LEGACY
HIS 427 THE CHINESE BODY
HIS 477 CRAFTING GLOBAL NARRATIVES
HMD 304 CHILD & FAM SOCIAL POLICY
HMD 306 LANGUAGE, NARRATIVE, AND SELF
HMD 314 MEDIA, SELF, AND SOCIETY
HMD 321 CHILD/FAMIL MULTI-CUL SOC
HMD 416 GLOBALIZATION/CULT & IDENTITY
ITL 302 DANTE (IN ENGLISH)
ITL 316 CUL IDENT IN ITALY & ADJ AREAS
ITL 317 CONTEMP ITALIAN LIT & FILM
ITL 320 TOPICS IN ITALIAN STUDIES

ITL 405 MODERNISMS & MODERNITY(IN ENG)
ITL 406 MODERNISMS & MODERNITY(IN ITL)
ITL 408 THE RENAISSANCE IN ITALY
ITL 409 LATE RENAISS: ART,SCI,RELIG
ITL 416 ITALIAN FILM & LITERATURE
ITL 420 RESEARCH SEMINAR
ITL 421 TOP IN ITAL CULT: RESEARCH SEM
ITL 422 MIGRANT WRITERS IN ITALY
PHI 101 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY 
PHI 129 ETHICS 
PHI 201 HIST OF ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY 
PHI 202 HIST OF MODERN PHILOSOPHY 
PHI 206 EXISTENTIAL PHILOSOPHY 
PHI 211 JAPANESE PHIL IN FLM,LIT,TEXT 
PHI 219 FEMINIST PHILOSOPHY 
PHI 220 PHILOSOPHY OF PERCEPTION
PHI 221 THE PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE 
PHI 223 PHILOSOPHY OF BIOLOGY 
PHI 224 BIOLOGICAL THEOR OF THE MIND 
PHI 226 PHILOSOPHY OF MIND
PHI 227 ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN NARRATIVES
PHI 228 PHILOSOPHY/ENVIRONMENTAL STUDI 
PHI 229 BIOETHICS 
PHI 232 TOLERANCE, INTOLER, INTOLERBL 
PHI 234 PHILOSOPHY OF LAW 
PHI 235 EVIL 
PHI 236 FREE WILL & MORAL RESPONSBLTY
PHI 240 HISTORY OF ZIONIST THOUGHT
PHI 242 PHILOSOPHY OF THE HEBREW BIBLE
PHI 246 CONTEMP POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
PHI 249 SCIENCE & ETHICS OF EXTINCTION
PHI 250 PHILOSOPHY OF THE TALMUD
PHI 251 PHILOSOPHY OF ART 
PHI 252 PHILOSOPHY AND FILM 
PHI 258 LOVE, DEATH, AND DESIRE 
PHI 260 PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION 
PHI 261 THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE
PHI 262 SURVEY OF METAPHYSICS 
PHI 263 BODY AND GENDER 
PHI 268 THE SELF 
PHI 271 JEWISH PHILOSOPHY 
PHI 276 PHILOSOPHY OF RACE AND RACISM
REL 165 REL CONFLICT, PEACE & FRNDSHP
REL 198 CC:RELIGIOUS PRACTICES/ECOLOGY
REL 210 JEWISH TRADITIONS
REL 212 HINDU TRADITIONS
REL 214 ISLAMIC TRADITIONS
REL 215 CONFUCIAN TRADITIONS
REL 218 BUDDHIST TRADITIONS
REL 221 NAT AMER RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS
REL 231 RELIGIOUS ETHICS
REL 235 WOMEN AND RELIGION IN INDIA
REL 315 ISRAEL
REL 323 GLOBAL INDIG:REL & RESISTANCE
REL 401 THEORIES OF RELIGION
SLA 164 THE RUSSIAN NOVEL
SLA 165 RUS VISUAL AND MUSICAL CULTURE
SLA 214 SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
SLA 226 LANGUAGE IN CULTURE
SLA 230 GEND COMMUNST/POST-COMM SOC
SLA 260 REVOLUTION AND CULTURE
SLA 288 THEORY OF FILM
SLA 307 HIST OF RUSSIAN & SOVIET FILM
SLA 320 THE NET GEN:RUS/AMER YOUTH CUL
SOC 219 IMMIGRANT RACIALIZATION
SOC 228 FEMINISM AND SCIENCE FICTION
SPA 208 INTRO LITERARY/CUL ANALYSIS 
SPA 250 SPAIN: JOURNEY CULTURE & HIST 
SPA 251 HISPANIC CULTURES 
SPA 301 MASTERPIECES EARLY SPANISH LIT
SPA 302 CERVANTES DON QUIXOTE
SPA 304 DESIR,VIOLNC, JUSTC GOLD AGE
SPA 305 ECO-FEMINSM & RESTNCE IN AMER
SPA 306 MYTH,FOLKLORE & LEGENDS
SPA 309 LATIN AMERICA IN FILM 
SPA 310 LIT OF HISPANIC CARIBBEAN 
SPA 316 RELIGION/VIOLENCE LATIN AM 
SPA 319 CONTEMP SPANISH CINEMA 
SPA 321 LATIN AM RELIGIONS IN ACTION 
SPA 325 FOREIGN LANGUAGE METHODOLOGY
SPA 330 LIT IMAG & AFR DIAS IN LAT AM 
SPA 331 GEND,CLASS,ETHNIC SPA FICT/FLM
SPA 343 VOYAGES/DIS/NATURAL WONDRS
SPA 433F COMEDY IN SPANISH LIT & FILM
SPA 433G LATIN AMER LIT & HUMAN RIGHTS 
SPA 434G LATIN AMER LIT & HUMAN RIGHTS 
SPA 493B HISPANIC ORIENTALISM 
SRS 299B THE IDEAL OF EQUALITY 
THE 199 CC:AIDS EPIDEMIC THEATER/FILM
THE 235 CC:O'NEILL:THEATER REVOLUTNARY
THE 266 MUSICAL THEATER IN AMER CUL
THE 297 COSTUME HISTORY
THE 299 ART OF PROTEST: OCCUPY ______
THE 399 CC:AIDS EPIDEMIC THEATER/FILM

FYS 1XXX WITCHES, WEIRDNESS, AND WONDER
FYS 1XXX THINKING, FRENCH STYLE
FYS 1XXX VIRTUAL REALITIES IN JAPAN
FYS 1XXX WAR AND PEACE
FYS 1XXX TRAGEDY/FILM/DRAMA (IN SPAN)
FYS 1XXX FORGOTTEN FUTURES:  CHINA AND GLOBAL MODERNITY
FYS 1XXX THE ART OF CHINESE POLITICS/THE POLITICS OF CHINESE ART
FYS 1XXX JEWISH WRITERS IN EAST EUROPE
FYS 1XXX THE ARTIST AND THE SCIENTIST: MICHELANGELO TO GALILEO
FYS 1XXX AFROFUTURISM: BLACK FILM AND ART OF THE FUTURE
FYS 1XXX MUSICAL SELFIES
FYS 1XXX TRAGEDY, COMEDY, AND PHILOSOPHY
FYS 1XXX ART CRIMES & THE VALUE OF ART
FYS 1XXX JEWISH IDEAS
FYS 1XXX POLITICS IN EVERYDAY LIFE
FYS 1XXX TERRORISM IN CONTEMP AFRICA
FYS 1XXX INVENTING RELIGIONS
FYS 1XXX HISTORICAL DRAMA AND HAMILTON
FYS 1XXX LOVE & JUSTICE
FYS 1XXX LATINX COMMUNITIES IN CHICAGO
FYS 1XXX WOMEN OF COLOR: ACTIVISM
FYS 1XXX RACE, ETHNICITY, AND IDENT DEV