Permanent Electives for a minor in Global Studies

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 The courses listed below are pre-approved as electives for the Global Studies minor. Special Topics courses offered on campus and abroad may also be submitted to the Global Studies Coordinator for approval as minor electives with appropriate documentation.

Anthropology

  • ANTH 102 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • ANTH 232 Religion and Culture

Art

  • ART 255 Pre-Columbian Art
  • ART 256 Chinese Art

Business

  • BUS 202 Global Business and Society
  • BUS 430 International Trade Management (prerequisite: BUS 100 or 202)
  • BUS 442 International Marketing (prerequisite: BUS 340)

Communication

  • COM 325 Intercultural Communication
  • COM 400 Gender, Culture and Communication
  • COM 488 Comparative Communication Systems
  • COM 489 Seminar in Cinema Studies (topic must be pre-approved by GBST coordinator)

Criminal Justice

  • CRJU 350 Organized Crime
  • CRJU 377 Terrorism (prerequisite: CRJU 101 or POSC 101)
  • CRJU 440 Cross Cultural Criminal Justice Systems (prerequisites: CRJU 202 and CRJU major with senior standing)

Economics

  • ECON 150 Economics of Social Issues
  • ECON 305 Environmental Economics (prerequisite: ECON 103)
  • ECON 340 Economic Development: Towards Global Equality (prerequisite: ECON 103, 104, or 150)
  • ECON 422 Financial Markets and Institutions  (prerequisites: ECON 103 and 104)
  • ECON 432 International Financial Policies ans Issues (prerequisites: ECON 103 and 104)
  • ECON 442 International Economics (prerequisites: ECON 103 and 104)

Education

  • EDUC 379  Culturally Responsive Education

Environmental Science

  • ENSC 101 Introduction to Environmental Issues
  • ENSC 202  Environmental Politics and Policies (prerequisites: ENSC 101, POSC 110)

English

  • ENG 201 Introduction to Linguistics
  • ENG 302 World Englishes

Fashion Merchandising

  • FASH 305 Sustainability in Fashion
  • FASH 455 Global Merchandising Strategies (prerequisite: FASH 265)

Foreign Language and culture

  • All foreign language, culture, and civilization courses, including foreign literature in translation courses.

Global Studies

  • GBST 292, 392-393  Special Topics I-II
  • GBST 394-398 Internship in Global Studies (one to three credits)

History

  • HIST 206 Afghanistan and its Wars
  • HIST 207 History of the Holocaust
  • HIST 242 Introduction to the African Diaspora
  • HIST 252  Modern Europe 
  • HIST 260 History of Russia: The Russian Revolution
  • HIST 263 Eastern Europe and Russia from 1928 to the Present
  • HIST 267 Women in Asia
  • HIST 269 Modern Asia 
  • HIST 271 Modern China 
  • HIST 273 Colonial Latin America
  • HIST 274 Modern Latin America
  • HIST 280 Modern Africa
  • HIST 285 The History and Political Culture of Ireland
  • HIST 318 the Drug Trade in Asia  (prerequisite: 6 credits in History)
  • HIST 320 American Diplomatic History (prerequisite: 6 credits in History)
  • HIST 355 History and Politics of the Modern  Middle East (prerequisite: 6 credits in History)
  • HIST 375 Race in Latin America History  (prerequisite: 6 credits in History)

Honors

  • HONR 340-343 Honors Seminar in Global Engagement

Media Studies

  • MDIA 326  Race and Ethnicity in Film (pre-requisite: junior standing)
  • MDIA 422  Topics in Global Cinema  (pre-requisite: junior standing)

Music

  • Music 226 Music Cultures of the World

Political Science

  • POSC 111  Inbtroduction to Comparative Politics
  • POSC 113  International Relations
  • POSC 213 Politics of Human Rights  (prerequisite: POSC 112 or 113)
  • POSC 236  Politics of Developing Areas (prerequisite: POSC 111 or 103, 104, or ECON 104)
  • POSC 251 European Politics   (prerequisite: POSC 112 or 113) 
  • POSC 252 Comparative Politics of Russia/Eastern Europe (prerequisite: POSC 111)
  • POSC 271 Nationalism and Communism in China and Taiwan  (prerequisite: POSC 111)
  • POSC 280 Model United Nations
  • POSC 285 The History and Political Culture of Ireland Dual listed as HIST 285. prerequisite: POSC 111)
  • POSC 321 Contemporary Political Theory (prerequisite: one 200-level class from any subfield)
  • POSC 325 International Political Economy  
  • POSC 350 Latin American Politics  (prerequisite: one 200-level class from any subfield)
  • POSC 351  African Politics   (prerequisite: one 200-level class from any subfield)
  • POSC 353 Comparative Politics of Developing Areas
  • POSC 355 the History and Politics of the Modern Middle East -dual-listed HIST 355  (prerequisite: one 200-level class from   any subfield)

Psychology

  • PSYC 222 Community Psychology (prerequisite: PSYC 101)
  • PSYC 330 Culture and Psychology (prerequisite: PSYC 101)

Religious Studies

  • REST 209 World Religions
  • REST 215  Religions of India: Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam
  • REST 232  Religion and Culture

Sociology

  • SOC 220 Sociology of Religion - dual-listed REST 219 (prerequisite; SOC 101). 

Special Topics courses on campus and abroad may also be submitted for approval as minor electives with appropriate documentation.

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