Fall 2022 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 & GIS

  • GGIS 204          Cities of the World
  • GGIS 210          Social & Environmental Issues

History

Political science

  • PS 240 Intro to Comp Politics
  • PS 280 Intro to Intl Relations
  • PS 282 Governing Globalization

Sociology

  • SOC 226 Political Sociology
  • SOC 270 Global Demography

 

Additional Options

  • LING 222          Language in Globalization

 

Area Studies

East and South Asia
  • EALC 212  East Asian Art History
  • EALC 230          Popular Cultures of Contemporary East Asia
  • EALC 250          Intro to Japanese Culture
  • EALC 305          Japan Lit in Translation I
  • EALC 367          History of Korea
  • EALC 412          Mod Chinese Lit in Translation
  • HIST 220           Traditional China
  • HIST 325           History of Korea
  • HIST 422           Soc-Econ Hist Modern China
  • PS 343 Gov & Pol of China
  • PS 345 Gov & Pol of SE Asia
  • PS 359 Government and Politics of East Asia
  • REL 214 Introduction to Islam
  • REL 260 Mystics and Saints in Islam
  • REL 287 Introduction to Buddhism

Additional Courses in this region

 

Latin America
  • ANTH 370 Latina/o Ethnography
  • HIST 200           Intro Hist Interpretation: Latinos, Labor, and Migration
  • HIST 279           Mexican-American History
  • 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 232 Spanish in the Community
  • SPAN 254 Approaches to Culture
  • SPAN 307 Bilingualism
  • SPAN 326 Latin America Cultural Studies II
  • SPAN 466 Colonial Span Amer Studies

Additional Courses in this region

 

Russia and Eastern Europe
  • RUSS 220 Golden Age of Russian Lit
  • RUSS 290 Readings in Russian

 

Western Europe
  • CLCV 203         Ancient Philosophy
  • CLCV 224         American Race and Ethnicity in the Classical Tradition
  • FR 211 Introduction to Literary Studies
  • FR 212 Introduction to Cultural Analysis: French Identities
  • FR 337 Contemporary France
  • FR 418 Language & Minorities in Europe
  • GER 251          Grimm's Fairy Tales in Context
  • GER 260          The Holocaust in Context - ACP
  • GER 260            The Holocaust in Context – ACP
  • HIST 252          The Holocaust
  • HIST 353 European History 1918 to 1939
  • HIST 355 Soviet Jewish History
  • PS 348 Gov & Pol in Western Europe
  • PS 385 Politics of the European Union
  • SCAN 251 Viking Mythology
  • 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
  • SPAN 465 20th-21stC Spanish Studies

 

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 213 African Muslim Societies
  • 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 209 Food, Culture and Society 
  • ANTH 210 Families in Global Perspective
  • CLCV 224         American Race and Ethnicity in the Classical Tradition
  • CLCV 240         Gender & Sexuality in Greco-Roman Antiquity
  • CMN 213         Small Group Communication
  • CMN 232         Intro to Intercultural Comm
  • CMN 250         Social Movement Communication
  • CMN 432         Gender Communication
  • ENGL 285        Postcolonial Literature in English
  • ENGL 325        Topics in LGBT Literature and Film
  • EPOL 310         Race and Cultural Diversity
  • EPSY 202         Exploring Cultural Diversity
  • GWS 255         Queer Lives, Queer Politics
  • 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
  • PS 343 Gov & Pol of China
  • PS 345 Gov & Pol of SE Asia
  • PS 348 Gov & Pol in Western Europe
  • PS 353 Gov & Pol of Latin America
  • PS 359 Government and Politics of East Asia
  • 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
  • SLCL 200 Topics of Global Culture
  • SOCW 297 Asian Families in America
  • SOCW 300 Diversity: Identities & Issues
  • SOCW 321 Social Entre & Social Change
  • THEA 304 Global Theatre Performance

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 220         Communicating Public Policy
  • CMN 250         Social Movement Communication
  • CMN 321         Strategies of Persuasion
  • DTX 455           Design for Social Impact
  • ESE 200           Earth Systems
  • ESE 320           Water Planet, Water Crisis
  • GEOL 208        History of the Earth System
  • GGIS 224         Environmental Data Science
  • GGIS 379         Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • 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
  • SOCW 245 Doing Good through the Nonprofit Sector
  • UP 246 International Environmental Planning and Governance

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 220         Communicating Public Policy
  • CMN 232         Intro to Intercultural Comm
  • CMN 250         Social Movement Communication
  • CMN 260         Intro to Health Communication
  • CMN 321         Strategies of Persuasion
  • GGIS 379         Introduction to Geographic Information 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
  • PSYC 239 Community Psych
  • SOC 280 Intro to Social Statistics
  • SOC 380 Social Research Methods
  • SOCW 245 Doing Good through the Nonprofit Sector
  • SOCW 300 Diversity: Identities & Issues

Governance, Conflict and Resolution (GCR)

  • ACE 203 Intro Public Policy and Law
  • ANTH 246 Forensic Science
  • CHLH 250 Health Care Systems
  • CHLH 415 International Health ~
  • CMN 212         Intro to Organizational Comm
  • CMN 220         Communicating Public Policy
  • CMN 232         Intro to Intercultural Comm
  • CMN 250         Social Movement Communication
  • CMN 321         Strategies of Persuasion
  • CMN 323         Argumentation
  • GGIS 379         Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • GLBL 220         Governance
  • GLBL 499         Special Topics (crn 70675)
  • 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
  • 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 270 Intro to Political Theory
  • PS 280 Intro to Intl Relations
  • PS 281 Intro to Intl Relations-ACP
  • PS 282 Governing Globalization
  • PS 343 Gov & Pol of China
  • PS 345 Gov & Pol of SE Asia
  • PS 348 Gov & Pol in Western Europe
  • PS 353 Gov & Pol of Latin America
  • PS 359 Government and Politics of East Asia
  • PS 380 International Cooperation
  • PS 385 Politics of the European Union
  • PS 386 International Law
  • PS 390 American Foreign Policy
  • PS 396 International Conflict
  • SOC 226 Political Sociology
  • 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 220         Communicating Public Policy
  • CMN 232         Intro to Intercultural Comm
  • CMN 250         Social Movement Communication
  • CMN 321         Strategies of Persuasion
  • DTX 455           Design for Social Impact
  • GGIS 379         Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • GLBL 499         Special Topics (crn 70675)
  • GWS 255         Queer Lives, Queer Politics
  • 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 280 Intro to Intl Relations
  • PS 281 Intro to Intl Relations-ACP
  • PS 385 Politics of the European Union
  • PS 386 International Law
  • PS 390 American Foreign Policy
  • PS 396 International Conflict
  • SOC 226 Political Sociology
  • SOC 479 Law and Society
  • SOCW 245 Doing Good through the Nonprofit Sector

Knowledge, Communications and Information Systems (KCIS)

  • ADV 150 Introduction to Advertising  
  • ADV 310 Intro to Public Relations
  • AGCM 220 Communicating Agriculture
  • BTW 250 Principles of Bus Comm *
  • BTW 261Principles Tech Comm *~
  • BTW 271 Persuasive Writing *
  • CMN 211         Business and Professional Communication
  • CMN 212         Intro to Organizational Comm
  • CMN 232         Intro to Intercultural Comm
  • CMN 312         Communicating for Innovation
  • CMN 321         Strategies of Persuasion
  • GGIS 205         Business Location Decisions
  • GGIS 379         Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • GLBL 499         Special Topics (crn 70675)
  • 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 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 232         Intro to Intercultural Comm
  • CMN 312         Communicating for Innovation
  • DTX 210           Introduction to Social Design
  • DTX 455           Design for Social Impact
  • GGIS 379         Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • GLBL 350         Poverty in a Global Context
  • GLBL 499         Special Topics (crn 70675)
  • 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 282 Governing Globalization
  • PS 390 American Foreign Policy
  • PSYC 201 Intro to Social Psych
  • PSYC 239 Community Psych
  • SOC 226 Political Sociology
  • 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