Fall 2021 Global Studies Major Recommended Course List

Students must work with advisors to determine whether courses on this list will work with their Major Plan of Study. Courses should be considered as options for students to consider with an advisor. All substitutions to your MPS must be approved by an advisor.

Global Studies Core Courses

Anthropology

Economics

Geography

History

Political science

Sociology

  • SOC 226 Political Sociology
  • SOC 270 Global Demography
  • SOC 350 Technology and Society
  • SOC 364 Impacts of Globalization

Area Studies

East and South Asia
  • EALC 230          Popular Cultures of Contemporary East Asia
  • EALC 250          Intro to Japanese Culture
  • EALC 275          Masterpieces of East Asian Lit
  • EALC 367          History of Korea
  • HIST 220           Traditional China
  • HIST 325           History of Korea
  • HIST 427           Twentieth-Century Japan
  • REL 214 Introduction to Islam
  • REL 260 Mystics and Saints in Islam
  • REL 495 Topics in Asian Religions

Additional Courses in this region

 

Latin America
  • ANTH 370 Latina/o Ethnography
  • HIST 200           Intro Hist Interpretation: Latinos, Labor, and Migration
  • HIST 205           Lived Experience in Latin America
  • HIST 279           Mexican-American History
  • HIST 307           History of Mexico from 1519
  • LAST 445          Native Latin Amer Languages: Quechua
  • LLS 230 Latina/o Genders & Sexualities
  • LLS 235 Race and the Politics of Reproduction
  • LLS 385 Theory and Methods in LLS
  • LLS 387 Race, Gender and the Body
  • PORT 404 Studies in Luso-Brazilian Culture
  • PS 353 Gov & Pol of Latin America
  • SPAN 200 Readings in Hispanic Texts
  • SPAN 232 Spanish in the Community
  • SPAN 248 Latin American Diaspora through Film: Beyond Braceros, Narcos, and Latin Lovers
  • SPAN 254 Approaches to Culture
  • SPAN 307 Bilingualism
  • SPAN 326 Latin America Cultural Studies II

Additional Courses in this region

 

Russia and Eastern Europe
  • RUSS 220 Golden Age of Russian Lit
  • RUSS 290 Readings in Russian
  • RUSS 320 Russian Writers
  • RUSS 424 Russian Modernism
  • SLAV 452 Slavic Cultural Studies
  • YDSH 320 Lit Responses to the Holocaust

 

Western Europe
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  • CLCV 220          Origins of Western Literature
  • EURO 199         Undergraduate Open Seminar (crn 60338)
  • FR 211 Introduction to Literary Studies
  • FR 212 Introduction to Cultural Analysis: French Identities
  • GER 251            Grimm's Fairy Tales in Context
  • GER 260            The Holocaust in Context – ACP
  • HIST 262           Zionism: A Global History
  • HIST 265           Science in Western Culture
  • HIST 346           The Age of the Renaissance
  • PS 348 Gov & Pol in Western Europe
  • PS 385 Politics of the European Union
  • SCAN 251 Viking Mythology
  • SCAN 470 Scandinavian Politics and Society
  • SPAN 200 Readings in Hispanic Texts
  • SPAN 254 Approaches to Culture
  • SPAN 307 Bilingualism
  • SPAN 310 Premodern Spanish Literatures & Cultures
  • SPAN 312 Modern Spanish Literatures & Cultures
  • SPAN 320 Spanish Cultural Studies II
  • YDSH 320 Lit Responses to the Holocaust

 

Middle East
  • ANTH 272 Language and Culture in Turkey
  • CWL 211           The Arab-Israeli Conflict
  • HIST 262           Zionism: A Global History
  • HIST 337           Middle East Since World War I
  • JS 212   Israeli Cinema and Television
  • LA 222  Islamic Gardens & Architecture
  • REL 214 Introduction to Islam
  • REL 260 Mystics and Saints in Islam
  • TURK 270 Language and Culture in Turkey

 

Africa
  • AFRO 243 Pan Africanism  
  • REL 214 Introduction to Islam
  • SWAH 407 Topics Swahili Lang & Lit I
  • SWAH 409 Adv Topics Swahili Lang & Lit I

 

Thematic Area

Cultures in Contact

  • AAS 200 U.S. Race and Empire
  • ANTH 210 Families in Global Perspective
  • CLCV 224          American Race and Ethnicity in the Classical Tradition
  • CMN 232          Intro to Intercultural Comm
  • CMN 432          Gender Communication
  • CWL 204           US Border Literatures and Cultures
  • ENGL 325          Topics in LGBT Literature and Film
  • EPS 310            Race and Cultural Diversity
  • GWS 201          Race, Gender & Power
  • GWS 255          Queer Lives, Queer Politics
  • GWS 345          Digital & Gender Cultures
  • HDFS 220          Families in Global Perspective
  • HDFS 340          Gender, Relationshps & Society
  • HDFS 401          Socialization and Development
  • HDFS 425          Family Stress and Change
  • HIST 200           Intro Hist Interpretation: Queer Sexualities
  • HIST 200           Intro Hist Interpretation: Latinos, Labor, and Migration
  • HIST 281           Constructing Race in America
  • HIST 385           Transnational Sexualities
  • HIST 390           Sport and Society
  • INFO 303          Writing Across Media
  • INFO 326          New Media, Culture & Society
  • INFO 345          Digital & Gender Cultures
  • JOUR 200          Introduction to Journalism
  • JS 209   Jewish American and US Minority Literatures in Dialogue
  • KIN 249 Sport & Modern Society
  • KIN 340 Soc & Psych of Phys Activity
  • LAW 301           Introduction to Law
  • LING 222          Language in Globalization
  • LING 270          Language, Technology & Society
  • MACS 320         Popular Culture
  • MACS 326         New Media, Culture & Society
  • MACS 345         Digital & Gender Cultures
  • MACS 351         Social Aspects of Media
  • MACS 356         Sex & Gender in Popular Media
  • MUSE 200         Introduction to Museums
  • NPRE 402 Nuclear Power Engineering
  • PHIL 230 Philosophy of Religion Intro
  • PS 241 Comp Politics in Dev Nations
  • PS 348 Gov & Pol in Western Europe
  • PS 353 Gov & Pol of Latin America
  • PS 375 Feminist Political Theory
  • PS 385 Politics of the European Union
  • PSYC 201 Intro to Social Psych
  • PSYC 239 Community Psych
  • REL 214 Introduction to Islam
  • REL 260 Mystics and Saints in Islam
  • REL 495 Topics in Asian Religions
  • SCAN 470 Scandinavian Politics and Society
  • SOC 364 Impacts of Globalization
  • SOCW 297 Asian Families in America
  • SOCW 300 Diversity: Identities & Issues
  • SOCW 321 Social Entre & Social Change
  • SOCW 360 Social Work and the Military

Environment, Sustainability & Social Responsibility (ESSR)

  • ACE 210 Environmental Economics
  • ACE 251 The World Food Economy *
  • ACE 406 Environmental Law *
  • ACE 411 Environment and Development *
  • ARCH 321Environment, Architecture and Global Health
  • CMN 250          Social Movement Communication
  • ENSU 302          Air Pollution to Global Change
  • ESE 200            Earth Systems
  • ESE 360            Environmental Writing
  • GEOG 224         Environmental Data Science
  • GEOG 379         Intro to GIS Systems
  • GEOG 410         Green Development
  • GEOL 208          History of the Earth System
  • GLBL 199          Undergraduate Open Seminar (crn 65743)
  • HORT 344         Planting for Biodiversity and Aesthetics
  • HORT 360         Vegetable Crop Production
  • INFO 303          Writing Across Media
  • JOUR 200          Introduction to Journalism
  • LA 241  Landform Design & Construction
  • LA 315  History of Modern Lndscpe Arch
  • LAW 301           Introduction to Law
  • NPRE 402 Nuclear Power Engineering
  • NRES 219 Applied Ecology
  • NRES 224 Social Justice and Environment
  • NRES 403 Watersheds and Water Quality
  • NRES 454 GIS in Natural Resource Mgmt
  • SOC 447 Environmental Sociology
  • SOC 364 Impacts of Globalization
  • SOCW 245 Doing Good through the Nonprofit Sector
  • UP 486 Planning with Climate Change

Global Health

  • ACE 251 The World Food Economy *
  • ACE 306 Food Law
  • ARCH 321Environment, Architecture and Global Health
  • CHLH 100 Contemporary Health @
  • CHLH 101 Introduction to Public Health
  • CHLH 200 Mental Health ~
  • CHLH 206 Human Sexuality
  • CHLH 210 Community Health Organizations
  • CHLH 243 Drug Use and Abuse
  • CHLH 244 Health Statistics
  • CHLH 250 Health Care Systems
  • CHLH 260 Introduction to Medical Ethics
  • CHLH 274 Introduction to Epidemiology ~ @
  • CHLH 304 Foundations of Health Behavior *
  • CHLH 404 Gerontology ~
  • CHLH 410 Public Health Practice ~
  • CHLH 415 International Health ~
  • CHLH 455 Health Services Financing ~
  • CHLH 457 Health Planning ~
  • CHLH 458 Health Administration ~
  • CMN 260          Intro to Health Communication
  • CMN 462          Interpersonal Health Comm
  • FSHN 220          Principles of Nutrition
  • GEOG 379         Intro to GIS Systems
  • GLBL 240          Global Health
  • GLBL 440          Global Health: Interventions & Evaluations
  • HDFS 340          Gender, Relationshps & Society
  • HIST 263           History of Medicine in the United States
  • HIST 385           Transnational Sexualities
  • IB 203   Ecology
  • IB 204   Genetics
  • IB 303   Anatomy
  • IB 348   Fish and Wildlife Ecology
  • IB 360   Evolution and Human Health
  • IB 372   Ecology and Evolution
  • IHLT 230           Leadership in Health
  • IHLT 240           Aging and Health Policy
  • INFO 303          Writing Across Media
  • JOUR 200          Introduction to Journalism
  • KIN 249 Sport & Modern Society
  • KIN 340 Soc & Psych of Phys Activity
  • LAW 301           Introduction to Law
  • LLS 235 Race and the Politics of Reproduction
  • LLS 387 Race, Gender and the Body
  • LLS 479 Race, Medicine, and Society
  • MACS 356         Sex & Gender in Popular Media
  • NRES 224 Social Justice and Environment
  • NRES 403 Watersheds and Water Quality
  • PHIL 214 Biomedical Ethics
  • PS 375 Feminist Political Theory
  • PSYC 239 Community Psych
  • SOC 280 Intro to Social Statistics
  • SOC 364 Impacts of Globalization
  • SOC 270 Global Demography
  • SOC 380 Social Research Methods
  • SOCW 245 Doing Good through the Nonprofit Sector
  • SOCW 300 Diversity: Identities & Issues

Governance, Conflict and Resolution (GCR)

  • ANTH 246 Forensic Science
  • CHLH 250 Health Care Systems
  • CHLH 415 International Health ~
  • CMN 220          Communicating Public Policy
  • CMN 250          Social Movement Communication
  • CMN 321          Strategies of Persuasion
  • CMN 323          Argumentation
  • GEOG 221         Geographies of Global Conflict
  • GEOG 379         Intro to GIS Systems
  • GLBL 220          Governance
  • GWS 255          Queer Lives, Queer Politics
  • HIST 262           Zionism: A Global History
  • HIST 311           Global History of Intelligence
  • HIST 390           Sport and Society
  • INFO 303          Writing Across Media
  • JOUR 200          Introduction to Journalism
  • LAW 301           Introduction to Law
  • NPRE 402 Nuclear Power Engineering
  • NPRE 481 Writing on Technol & Security
  • NPRE 483 Seminar on Security
  • PHIL 436 Phil of Law and of the State
  • PS 220 Intro to Public Policy
  • PS 231 Strategic Models
  • PS 240 Intro to Comp Politics
  • PS 241 Comp Politics in Dev Nations
  • PS 270 Intro to Political Theory
  • PS 282 Governing Globalization
  • PS 348 Gov & Pol in Western Europe
  • PS 353 Gov & Pol of Latin America
  • PS 356 Comparative Political Economy
  • PS 375 Feminist Political Theory
  • PS 385 Politics of the European Union
  • PS 390 American Foreign Policy
  • SCAN 470 Scandinavian Politics and Society
  • SOC 226 Political Sociology
  • SOC 364 Impacts of Globalization
  • SOC 470 Social Movements
  • SOC 479 Law and Society
  • UP 203 Cities: Planning & Urban Life

Human Rights

  • ANTH 246 Forensic Science
  • CHLH 250 Health Care Systems
  • CHLH 415 International Health ~
  • CLCV 224          American Race and Ethnicity in the Classical Tradition
  • CMN 250          Social Movement Communication
  • ENGL 325          Topics in LGBT Literature and Film
  • EPS 310            Race and Cultural Diversity
  • GEOG 379         Intro to GIS Systems
  • GWS 201          Race, Gender & Power
  • GWS 255          Queer Lives, Queer Politics
  • GWS 345          Digital & Gender Cultures
  • HIST 200           Intro Hist Interpretation: Queer Sexualities
  • HIST 200           Intro Hist Interpretation: Latinos, Labor, and Migration
  • HIST 385           Transnational Sexualities
  • HIST 390           Sport and Society
  • INFO 303          Writing Across Media
  • JOUR 200          Introduction to Journalism
  • LAW 301           Introduction to Law
  • LLS 479 Race, Medicine, and Society
  • MACS 356         Sex & Gender in Popular Media
  • NRES 224 Social Justice and Environment
  • PHIL 214 Biomedical Ethics
  • PHIL 436 Phil of Law and of the State
  • PS 241 Comp Politics in Dev Nations
  • PS 282 Governing Globalization
  • PS 375 Feminist Political Theory
  • PS 385 Politics of the European Union
  • PS 390 American Foreign Policy
  • SOC 226 Political Sociology
  • SOC 364 Impacts of Globalization
  • SOC 470 Social Movements
  • SOC 479 Law and Society
  • SOCW 245 Doing Good through the Nonprofit Sector
  • YDSH 320 Lit Responses to the Holocaust

Knowledge, Communications and Information Systems (KCIS)

  • ADV 150 Introduction to Advertising  
  • ADV 310 Intro to Public Relations
  • ADV 311 Classic Campaigns
  • AGCM 220 Communicating Agriculture
  • BTW 250 Principles of Bus Comm *
  • BTW 261Principles Tech Comm *~
  • BTW 271 Persuasive Writing *
  • CMN 211          Business and Professional Communication
  • ENGL 253          Topics in Literature and New Media
  • EPOL 380          Education and Social Justice
  • GEOG 379         Intro to GIS Systems
  • GLBL 499          Special Topics (crn 70675)
  • GWS 345          Digital & Gender Cultures
  • HDFS 340          Gender, Relationshps & Society
  • HIST 200           Intro Hist Interpretation: Queer Sexualities
  • HIST 265           Science in Western Culture
  • HIST 385           Transnational Sexualities          
  • INFO 202          Social Aspects Info Tech
  • INFO 303          Writing Across Media
  • INFO 326          New Media, Culture & Society
  • INFO 345          Digital & Gender Cultures
  • IS 308   Race, Gender, and Information Technology
  • IS 309   Computers and Culture
  • JOUR 200          Introduction to Journalism
  • JOUR 205          History of American Journalism
  • JOUR 210          Newsgathering Across Platforms
  • LAW 301           Introduction to Law
  • LER 320 Gender, Race, Class and Work
  • LER 330 Comparative Labor Relations
  • LING 222          Language in Globalization
  • LING 270          Language, Technology & Society
  • MACS 320         Popular Culture
  • MACS 326         New Media, Culture & Society
  • MACS 345         Digital & Gender Cultures
  • MACS 351         Social Aspects of Media
  • MACS 356         Sex & Gender in Popular Media
  • MUSE 200         Introduction to Museums
  • NPRE 481 Writing on Technol & Security
  • PSYC 245 Industrial Org Psych
  • SOC 280 Intro to Social Statistics
  • SOC 350 Technology and Society
  • SOC 364 Impacts of Globalization
  • SOC 270 Global Demography
  • SOC 380 Social Research Methods
  • UP 418 GIS for Planners

Wealth and Poverty

  • ACE 210 Environmental Economics
  • ACE 240 Personal Financial Planning *
  • ACE 251 The World Food Economy *
  • CMN 250          Social Movement Communication
  • GEOG 221         Geographies of Global Conflict
  • GEOG 379         Intro to GIS Systems
  • GLBL 350          Poverty in a Global Context
  • GLBL 499          Special Topics (crn 70675)
  • GWS 201          Race, Gender & Power
  • HDFS 340          Gender, Relationshps & Society
  • INFO 303          Writing Across Media
  • JOUR 200          Introduction to Journalism
  • LAW 301           Introduction to Law
  • LER 320 Gender, Race, Class and Work
  • LER 330 Comparative Labor Relations
  • LLS 479 Race, Medicine, and Society
  • MACS 356         Sex & Gender in Popular Media
  • NRES 224 Social Justice and Environment
  • PS 241 Comp Politics in Dev Nations
  • PS 282 Governing Globalization
  • PS 356 Comparative Political Economy
  • PS 390 American Foreign Policy
  • PSYC 201 Intro to Social Psych
  • PSYC 239 Community Psych
  • SOC 226 Political Sociology
  • SOC 364 Impacts of Globalization
  • SOC 479 Law and Society
  • SOC 270 Global Demography
  • SOCW 245 Doing Good through the Nonprofit Sector
  • SOCW 300 Diversity: Identities & Issues
  • SOCW 321 Social Entre & Social Change
  • UP 203 Cities: Planning & Urban Life
  • UP 260 Social Inequality and Planning

Research Courses

  • HDFS 290 Intro to Research Methods
  • NRES 454 GIS in Natural Resource Mgmt
  • PS 231 Strategic Models
  • SOC 280 Intro to Social Statistics
  • SOC 380 Social Research Methods
  • SOC 447 Environmental Sociology
  • UP 418 GIS for Planners