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    Globalization of the economy, cross-cultural relations, international media, ecological crises, and political transformations are all making international studies more important today. The Curriculum in Global Studies offers an interdisciplinary program of study focusing on these and many other issues.

    Core Requirements  
    GLBL 210 Global Issues and Globalization 3
    Two core courses, each from a different department: 6

    ANTH 142

    Local Cultures, Global Forces H  

    ANTH 380

    Anthropological Perspectives on Cultural Diversity  

    ARTH 150

    World Art H  

    COMM 82

    First-Year Seminar: Globalizing Organizations  

    DRAM 117

    Perspectives in World Drama H  

    ECON 360

    Survey of International and Development Economics H  

    ENEC 201

    Introduction to Environment and Society H  

    ENGL 141

    World Literatures in English  

    ENGL 265

    Literature and Race, Literature and Ethnicity H  

    GEOG 120

    World Regional Geography  

    GEOG 121

    Geographies of Globalization  

    GEOG 123

    Cultural Geography  

    GEOG 130

    Geographical Issues in the Developing World H  

    GEOG 212

    Environmental Conservation and Global Change  

    GEOG 232

    Agriculture, Food, and Society  

    HIST 140

    The World since 1945  

    LING/SLAV 306

    Language and Nationalism  

    MEJO 446

    Global Communication and Comparative Journalism  

    MUSC 146

    Introduction to World Musics  

    PHIL/POLI/PWAD 272

    The Ethics of Peace, War, and Defense  

    PLCY 110

    Global Policy Issues H  

    POLI 130

    Introduction to Comparative Politics H  

    POLI 150

    International Relations and World Politics H  

    RELI 181

    Modern Muslim Societies  

    SOCI 111

    Human Societies  

    SOCI 121

    Population Problems  

    SOCI 133

    Sociology of Politics  

    WMST 281

    Gender and Global Change: Militarization and Transnational Latina/o Literature  
    Four courses from one of the following thematic areas 1 12
    Three courses from one of the following world areas 1 9
    Additional Requirements  
    Credit for six levels of modern language study. 2 9-10
    Total Hours 39-40
    H

    Honors version available. An honors course fulfills the same requirements as the nonhonors version of that course. Enrollment and GPA restrictions may apply.

    1

    Of the seven courses in the thematic and world area concentrations, five must be numbered 200 and above.

    2

    Students may choose six levels of one language or four levels of one language and two of another. The primary language must be relevant to the declared world area concentration. The curriculum urges students to continue the study of a foreign language to a level as close as possible to fluency. The first three levels of a foreign language can count toward the General Education Foundations requirement and have not been included as additional hours for the major.

    Thematic areas include International Politics, Nation-States, Social Movements; Global Economics, Trade, Development; Global Health and Environment; and Transnational Cultures, Identities, Arts.

    World areas include Africa; Asia; Latin America; Middle East; Western Europe and the European Union; and Russia and Eastern Europe.

    Thematic Areas

    International Politics, Nation-States, Social Movements

    Course List
    Code Title Hours
    AAAD 101 Introduction to Africa 3
    AAAD 307 21st-Century Scramble for Africa 3
    AAAD 315 Political Protest and Conflict in Africa 3
    AAAD 316 Policy Problems in Africa 3
    AAAD 403 Human Rights: Theories and Practices in Africa 3
    AMST 277 Globalization and National Identity H 3
    ANTH 130 Anthropology of the Caribbean 3
    ANTH 280 Anthropology of War and Peace 3
    ANTH 319 Global Health 3
    ANTH 360 Latin American Economy and Society 3
    ANTH 375 Memory, Massacres, and Monuments in Southeast Asia 3
    ANTH 468 State Formation 3
    ARTH/HIST 514 Monuments and Memory 3
    ASIA 243 Asian Societies/Study Abroad Program 3
    ASIA/HIST/PWAD 281 The Pacific War, 1937-1945: Its Causes and Legacy 3
    COMM 376 The Rhetoric of War and Peace 3
    COMM 390 Special Topics in Communication Study 3
    ENEC/PLCY 372 Global Environment: Policy Analysis and Solutions 3
    ENEC/PLCY 520 Environment and Development 3
    ENEC/POLI 254 International Environmental Politics 3
    ENGL 365 Migration and Globalization H 3
    GEOG 423 Social Geography 3
    GEOG 435 Environmental Politics 3
    GEOG 447 Gender, Space, and Place in the Middle East 3
    GEOG 452 Mobile Geographies: The Political Economy of Migration 3
    GEOG 453 Political Geography 3
    GEOG 460 Geographies of Economic Change 3
    GEOG 464 Europe Today: Transnationalism, Globalisms, and the Geographies of Pan-Europe 3
    GLBL 450 Social Change in Times of Crisis: Knowledge, Action, and Ontology 3
    HIST 276 The Modern Middle East 3
    HIST 570 The Vietnam War 3
    HIST 577 United States Foreign Relations in the 20th Century 3
    HNRS 352   1-4
    LING 543 Language in Politics 3
    MEJO 446 Global Communication and Comparative Journalism 3
    POLI 130 Introduction to Comparative Politics H 3
    POLI 131 Political Change and Modernization 3
    POLI 231 Latin America and the United States in World Politics 3
    POLI 235 Politics of the Soviet Union and Its Successor States H 3
    POLI 236 Politics of East-Central Europe H 3
    POLI 238 Contemporary Latin American Politics H 3
    POLI 239 Introduction to European Government H 3
    POLI 252 International Organizations and Global Issues 3
    POLI 253 Problems in World Order 3
    POLI 260 Crisis and Change in Russia and Eastern Europe 3
    POLI 431 African Politics and Societies 3
    POLI 433 Politics of the European Union H 3
    POLI 435 Democracy and Development in Latin America H 3
    POLI 438 Democracy and International Institutions in an Undivided Europe 3
    POLI 442 International Political Economy 3
    POLI 443 American Foreign Policy: Formulation and Conduct 3
    POLI 444 Seminar on Terrorism 3
    POLI 450 Contemporary Inter-American Relations H 3
    POLI 457 International Conflict Processes 3
    POLI/PWAD 469 Conflict and Intervention in the Former Yugoslavia H 3
    POLI 470 Social and Political Philosophy H 3
    POLI 471 Contemporary Political Thought H 3
    PLCY 520 Environment and Development 3
    PWAD 252 International Organizations and Global Issues 3
    PWAD 350 National and International Security 3
    PWAD 352 The History of Intelligence Operations 3
    RELI 181 Modern Muslim Societies 3
    SLAV 306 Language and Nationalism 3
    SOCI 111 Human Societies 3
    SOCI 121 Population Problems 3
    SOCI 133 Sociology of Politics 3
    SOCI 274 Social and Economic Justice 3
    SOCI 453 Social Change in Latin America 3
    SOCI 481 Managing International Conflict 3
    WMST 388 The International Politics of Sexual and Reproductive Health 3
    WMST 410 Comparative Queer Politics 3
    H

    Honors version available. An honors course fulfills the same requirements as the nonhonors version of that course. Enrollment and GPA restrictions may apply.

    Global Economics, Trade, Development

    Course List
    Code Title Hours
    AAAD 212 Africa in the Global System 3
    AAAD 307 21st-Century Scramble for Africa 3
    ANTH 103 Anthropology of Globalization 3
    ANTH 320 Anthropology of Development 3
    ANTH 468 State Formation 3
    ECON 267 Comparative Economic Systems 3
    ECON 360 Survey of International and Development Economics H 3
    ECON 434 History of Economic Doctrines 3
    ECON 450 Health Economics: Problems and Policy 3
    ECON 454 Economics of Population 3
    ECON 460 International Economics 3
    ECON 461 European Economic Integration 3
    ECON 465 Economic Development 3
    ECON 468 Principles of Soviet and Post-Soviet Economic Systems 3
    ECON 469 Asian Economic Systems 3
    ECON 560 Advanced International Economics 3
    GEOG 428 Urban Social Geography: Global Cities 3
    GEOG 453 Political Geography 3
    GEOG 458 Urban Latin America: Politics, Economy, and Society 3
    GEOG 460 Geographies of Economic Change 3
    GEOG 464 Europe Today: Transnationalism, Globalisms, and the Geographies of Pan-Europe 3
    PLCY 520 Environment and Development 3
    POLI 435 Democracy and Development in Latin America H 3
    POLI 442 International Political Economy 3
    SOCI 450 Theory and Problems of Developing Societies 3
    SOCI 453 Social Change in Latin America 3
    H

    Honors version available. An honors course fulfills the same requirements as the nonhonors version of that course. Enrollment and GPA restrictions may apply.

    Global Health and Environment

    Course List
    Code Title Hours
    ANTH 147 Comparative Healing Systems 3
    ANTH 151 Anthropological Perspectives on Food and Culture 3
    ANTH 238 Human Ecology of Africa 3
    ANTH 312 From the Equator to the Poles: Case Studies in Global Environmental Change 3
    ANTH 318 Human Growth and Development 3
    ANTH 319 Global Health 3
    ANTH 470 Medicine and Anthropology 3
    ANTH 473 Anthropology of the Body and the Subject 3
    ANTH 525 Culture and Personality 3
    ENEC 370 Agriculture and the Environment H 3
    ENEC 510 Policy Analysis of Global Climate Change 3
    ENEC/GEOG 264 Conservation of Biodiversity in Theory and Practice 3
    ENEC/PLCY 372 Global Environment: Policy Analysis and Solutions 3
    ENEC/PLCY 520 Environment and Development 3
    ENEC/POLI 254 International Environmental Politics 3
    ENGL 268 Medicine, Literature, and Culture H 3
    ENVR 600 Environmental Health 3
    GEOG 237 Natural Resources 3
    GEOG 269 Human-Environment Interactions in the Galapagos Islands 3
    GEOG 434 Cultural Ecology of Agriculture, Urbanization, and Disease 3
    GEOG 435 Environmental Politics 3
    GEOG 445 Medical Geography 3
    GEOG 446 Geography of Health Care Delivery 3
    GEOG 450 Population, Development, and the Environment 3
    GEOG 457 Rural Latin America: Agriculture, Environment, and Natural Resources 3
    HPM 660 International and Comparative Health Systems 3
    MHCH 610 Issues in Maternal and Child Health 3
    PLCY 480 Environmental Decision Making 3
    PLCY 565 Global Health Policy 3
    PUBH 510 Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Global Health 3
    SOCI 469 Health and Society 3
    WMST 388 The International Politics of Sexual and Reproductive Health 3
    WMST 610 Feminism, Sexuality, and Human Rights 3
    H

    Honors version available. An honors course fulfills the same requirements as the nonhonors version of that course. Enrollment and GPA restrictions may apply.

    Transnational Cultures, Identities, Arts

    Course List
    Code Title Hours
    AAAD 210 African Belief Systems: Religion and Philosophy in Sub-Saharan Africa 3
    AAAD 284 Contemporary Perspectives on the African Diaspora in the Americas 3
    AAAD/WMST 200 Gender and Sexuality in Africa 3
    ANTH 102 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
    ANTH 103 Anthropology of Globalization 3
    ANTH 123 Habitat and Humanity 3
    ANTH 147 Comparative Healing Systems 3
    ANTH 259 Culture and Identity 3
    ANTH 280 Anthropology of War and Peace 3
    ANTH 284 Culture and Consumption 3
    ANTH 320 Anthropology of Development 3
    ANTH 334 Art, Nature, and Religion: Cross-Cultural Perspectives 3
    ANTH 429 Culture and Power in Southeast Asia 3
    ANTH 435 Consciousness and Symbols 3
    ANTH 477 Visual Anthropology 3
    ANTH 525 Culture and Personality 3
    ARTH 153 Introduction to South Asian Art 3
    ARTH 155 African Art Survey 3
    ARTH 157 Introduction to Latin American Visual Culture 3
    ARTH 456 Art and Visual Culture of South Asia 3
    ARTH/HIST 514 Monuments and Memory 3
    ASIA 150 Asia: An Introduction 3
    ASIA/RELI 183 Asian Religions 3
    CMPL 143 History of Global Cinema 3
    COMM 574 War and Culture 3
    DRAM 486 Latin American Theatre 3
    ENGL 364 Introduction to Latina/o Studies H 3
    FOLK 525 Culture and Personality 3
    FREN 375 Francophone Literature and Film 3
    FREN 377 The Evolution of Frenchness since WWII 3
    GEOG 56 First-Year Seminar: Local Places in a Globalizing World 3
    GEOG 447 Gender, Space, and Place in the Middle East 3
    GEOG 452 Mobile Geographies: The Political Economy of Migration 3
    GLBL 383 Global Whiteness 3
    MEJO 446 Global Communication and Comparative Journalism 3
    MUSC 146 Introduction to World Musics 3
    MUSC 258 Musical Movements: Migration, Exile, and Diaspora 3
    PWAD/SLAV 467 Language and Political Identity 3
    RELI 121 Introduction to Religion and Culture H 3
    RELI 284 The Buddhist Tradition: East Asia 3
    RELI 285 The Buddhist Tradition: Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka 3
    RELI 428 Religion and Anthropology H 3
    SLAV 101 Introduction to Slavic Civilizations: Peasants, Popes, and Party Hacks 3
    SPAN 344 Latin@ American Cultural Topics 3
    WMST 124 Sex and Gender in Society 3
    WMST 410 Comparative Queer Politics 3
    H

    Honors version available. An honors course fulfills the same requirements as the nonhonors version of that course. Enrollment and GPA restrictions may apply.

    World Areas

    Africa

    Course List
    Code Title Hours
    AAAD 101 Introduction to Africa 3
    AAAD 200 Gender and Sexuality in Africa 3
    AAAD 201 The Literature of Africa 3
    AAAD 210 African Belief Systems: Religion and Philosophy in Sub-Saharan Africa 3
    AAAD 212 Africa in the Global System 3
    AAAD 214 Ethnography of Africa 3
    AAAD 301 Contemporary China-Africa Relations 3
    AAAD 307 21st-Century Scramble for Africa 3
    AAAD 315 Political Protest and Conflict in Africa 3
    AAAD 316 Policy Problems in Africa 3
    AAAD 318 Politics of Cultural Production in Africa 3
    AAAD 320 Music of Africa 3
    AAAD 400 The Challenges of Democratic Governance in Africa 3
    AAAD 412 Regional Seminar in African Studies 3
    AAAD 414 Senegalese Society and Culture 3
    AAAD 421 Introduction to the Languages of Africa 3
    AAAD 487 Intellectual Currents in African and African Diaspora Studies 3
    ANTH 226 The Peoples of Africa 3
    ANTH 238 Human Ecology of Africa 3
    ARTH 255 African Art and Culture 3
    HIST 130 Modern African History 3
    HIST 279 Modern South Africa 3
    POLI 431 African Politics and Societies 3
    WMST 289 Women and the Law in Africa and the Middle East 3

    Asia

    Course List
    Code Title Hours
    ANTH 330 Melancholy Japan: Myth, Memory, and Everyday Life 3
    ANTH 375 Memory, Massacres, and Monuments in Southeast Asia 3
    ANTH/ASIA 545 The Politics of Culture in East Asia 3
    ANTH/ASIA 574 Chinese World Views 3
    ASIA 150 Asia: An Introduction 3
    ASIA 183 Asian Religions 3
    ASIA 243 Asian Societies/Study Abroad Program 3
    ASIA 244 Asian History/Study Abroad Program 3-6
    ASIA 261 India through Western Eyes 3
    ASIA 331 Cracking India: Partition and Its Legacy in South Asia 3
    ASIA 333 The Mahabharata: Remembered and Reimagined 3
    ASIA 586 The Gardens, Shrines, and Temples of Japan 3
    ASIA/RELI 183 Asian Religions 3
    ASIA/RELI 285 The Buddhist Tradition: Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka 3
    CHIN 252 Introduction to Chinese Culture through Narrative 3
    CHIN 253 Chinese Language and Society 3
    CHIN 354 Chinese Culture through Calligraphy 3
    CHIN 463 Narrative Ethics in Modern China 3
    CHIN 464 The City in Modern Chinese Literature and Film 3
    CHIN 562 Contemporary Chinese Urban Culture and Arts 3
    HIST 134 Modern East Asia 3
    HIST 136 History of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh: South Asia since 1750 3
    HIST 282 China in the World 3
    HIST 287 Japan's Modern Revolution 3
    HIST 288 Japan in the 20th Century 3
    JAPN 161 Geisha in History, Fiction, and Fantasy 3
    JAPN 162 Japanese Popular Culture 3
    JAPN 375 The Culture of Modern, Imperial Japan, 1900-1945 3
    RELI 285 The Buddhist Tradition: Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka 3

    Latin America

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    Course List
    Code Title Hours
    AAAD 260 Blacks in Latin America 3
    AAAD 278 Black Caribbeans in the United States 3
    AAAD 460 Race, Culture, and Politics in Brazil 3
    ANTH 360 Latin American Economy and Society 3
    ANTH/FOLK 130 Anthropology of the Caribbean 3
    GEOG 259 Geography of Latin America