Summer 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

Area Studies

East and South Asia
  • EALC 250 Intro to Japanese Culture
Latin America
  • SPAN 202 Spanish for Business
  • SPAN 307 Bilingualism
Russia and Eastern Europe
Western Europe
  • HIST 262 Zionism: A Global History
  • PS 385 Politics of the European Union
  • SCAN 496 Special Topics in Scan Studies 
  • SPAN 202 Spanish for Business 
  • SPAN 307 Bilingualism
Middle East
  • HIST 262 Zionism: A Global History
Africa
  • AFST 222 Introduction to Modern Africa

Thematic Area

Cultures in Contact

  • ANTH 209 Food Culture and Society
  • CLCV 224          American Race and Ethnicity in the Classical Tradition
  • EPS 405            Historical and Social Barriers
  • GWS 201          Race, Gender & Power
  • GWS 378          Fairy Tales & Gender Formation
  • HIST 257           Terrorism, Past and Present
  • INFO 303          Writing Across Media
  • JOUR 200          Introduction to Journalism
  • LA 242  Nature and American Culture
  • MACS 356         Sex & Gender in Popular Media
  • PS 201 US Racial & Ethnic Politics
  • PS 241 Comp Politics in Dev Nations
  • PS 280 Intro to Intl Relations
  • PS 385 Politics of the European Union
  • PSYC 201 Intro to Social Psych

Environment, Sustainability & Social Responsibility (ESSR)

  • ECON 415         Environmental Economics
  • ESE 320            Water Planet, Water Crisis
  • ESE 360            Environmental Writing
  • GEOG 379         Intro to GIS Systems
  • GLBL 199          Undergraduate Open Seminar (crn 41305)
  • INFO 303          Writing Across Media
  • JOUR 200          Introduction to Journalism
  • LA 242  Nature and American Culture
  • NRES 472 Environmental Psychology
  • RST 242 Nature and American Culture

Global Health

  • CHLH 206 Human Sexuality
  • CHLH 210 Community Health Orgs
  • CHLH 243 Drug Use and Abuse
  • CHLH 330 Disability in American Society
  • CHLH 274 Intro to Epidemiology
  • CMN 260          Intro to Health Communication
  • GEOG 379         Intro to GIS Systems
  • GWS 201          Race, Gender & Power
  • IB 364   Genomics and Human Health
  • INFO 303          Writing Across Media
  • JOUR 200          Introduction to Journalism
  • KIN 340 Soc & Psych of Phys Activity

Governance, Conflict and Resolution (GCR)

  • ANTH 246 Forensic Science
  • GEOG 379         Intro to GIS Systems
  • GWS 201          Race, Gender & Power
  • HIST 257           Terrorism, Past and Present
  • HIST 262           Zionism: A Global History
  • INFO 303          Writing Across Media
  • JOUR 200          Introduction to Journalism
  • PS 385 Politics of the European Union

Human Rights

  • CLCV 224          American Race and Ethnicity in the Classical Tradition
  • GEOG 379         Intro to GIS Systems
  • GWS 201          Race, Gender & Power
  • HIST 257           Terrorism, Past and Present
  • INFO 303          Writing Across Media
  • JOUR 200          Introduction to Journalism
  • MACS 356         Sex & Gender in Popular Media
  • PS 201 US Racial & Ethnic Politics
  • YDSH 320 Lit Responses to the Holocaust

Knowledge, Communications and Information Systems (KCIS)

  • *ADV 312 Advertising History
  • *BTW 250 Principles of Bus Communication
  • CMN 212          Intro to Organizational Comm
  • GEOG 379         Intro to GIS Systems
  • INFO 303          Writing Across Media
  • JOUR 200          Introduction to Journalism
  • MACS 356         Sex & Gender in Popular Media
  • PSYC 245 Industrial Org Psych
  • SPAN 307 Bilingualism

Wealth and Poverty

  • GEOG 379         Intro to GIS Systems
  • GWS 201          Race, Gender & Power
  • HIST 257           Terrorism, Past and Present
  • INFO 303          Writing Across Media
  • JOUR 200          Introduction to Journalism
  • MACS 356         Sex & Gender in Popular Media
  • PS 201 US Racial & Ethnic Politics
  • SOC 275 Criminology
  • SOCW 410 Social Welfare Pol and Svcs

Research Courses

  • UP 418 GIS for Planners