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Global Studies Spring 2017 - Course Offerings

See which classes will count towards your GLBL degree!

October 28, 2016 11:08 AM

Global Studies Spring Term 2017

Core Courses



Global Studies

GLBL 101 — Introduction to Global Studies

GLBL 301 — Approaches to Globalization


Gateway Courses*



Africana Studies

AFST 211 — Introduction to Contemporary Africa


ANTH 211 — Cultural Anthropology



ECON 101 — Principles of Microeconomics

ECON 102 — Principles off Macroeconomics

Geography & Environmental Systems


GES 102 — Human Geography

GES 120 — Introduction to Environmental

Gender and Women’s Studies

GWST 340 — Global Perspectives on Gender


HIST 200 — Themes in World History

Modern Languages, Linguistics & Intercultural Communication

MLL 280 — Introduction to the Spanish-Speaking World

MLL 305 — Introduction to Intercultural Communication

* Students can take a given course to fulfill either a gateway or a track requirement but may not use the same course in both categories


Upper Level Track Electives*



Africana Studies

AFST 213 — Africa: Culture and Development (Track I/II/III)

AFST439 – Women in Africa and the Diaspora (Track I/II/III)

American Studies

AMST 200 — Multicultural America (Track I/III)

AMST 352 — American Culture (Track I/III)

AMST 464 — Immigration Nation (Track I/II/III)

Asian Studies

ASIA 300-01 — Topics in Asian Studies: Hinduism (Track II/III)

ASIA 300-02/04 — Topics in Asian Studies: Gamelan (Track II/III)


ECON 280 — The International Economy (Track II/III)

ECON 311— Intermediate (Track II/III)

ECON 312 — Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis (Track II/III)

ECON 385 — Economic Development (Track II/III)

ECON 437— The Economics of Natural Resources (Track II)

ECON 467 — Health Economics (Track II)

ECON482 – International Finance (Track II/III)

Gender and Women’s Studies

GWST 340 – Women, Gender, and Globalization (Track II/III)

Geography & Environmental Systems

GES 429 — Seminar in Geography of Disease and Health (Track II/III)

GES 437 — Conservation & Development in the Tropics (Track II)

GES 462 — GIS and Human-Environmental Systems (Track II)

Health Administration & Policy Program

HAPP 380 — Global Issues in Health and Disease (Track I/II/III)


HIST 303 — The Second World War (Track III)

HIST 306 — The First World War (Track III)

HIST 313 — America as a Great Power? U.S. Foreign Relations in the Twentieth Century (Track III)

HIST 380 — Women and Gender in Asia (Track II/III)

HIST 484 — German History: 1914 to the Present (Track III)

Media & Communication Studies

MCS 334 — Media & Globalization (Track I/III)

MCS 390 — Transcultural Studies in Global Television (Track I)

Modern Languages, Linguistics & Intercultural Communication

MLL 220 — Film and Society in China (Track II)

MLL 305 — Introduction to Intercultural Communication (Track II/III)

MLL 306 — Issues Confronting Immigrant and Heritage Communities (Track I/III)

Political Science

POLI 337 — Comparative Justice (Track I/III)

POLI 360 — Comparative Political Analysis (Track I/II/III)

POLI 377 — Latin American Politics (Track II/III)

POLI 390 — American Foreign Policy (Track II)

POLI 470 – Politics of Human Rights (Track I/III)

POLI 485 — Dynamics of the Arab-Israeli Conflict (Track II/III)

POLI 486 — Middle East International Relations (Track II/III)

POLI 488 – Politics and International Relations of South Asia (Track II/III)


SOCY 333 — Human Sexuality in Cross-Cultural Perspective (Track I)

SOCY 433 — Gender, Work, and Family in Cross-Cultural Perspective (Track I/II/III)


Special Topics

If interested in the following special topics courses, please discuss with your GLBL adviser:




Gender and Women’s Studies

GWST 390 – Topics in Gender and Women’s Studies: Transnational Femininities

Geography & Environmental Systems

GES 400 – Selected Topics in Geography: Global Poverty and Inequality

Political Science

POLI 489-01 – Selected Topics in International Relations: Cyber Warfare and Cybersecurity

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