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**Majors- Starting Fall 2018 to Present** Tier III Electives Index

NOTE: This index is for the selection of Tier III Electives for Global Studies students who declared their major in Fall 2018.

Africana Studies | American Studies | Ancient Studies | Anthropology | Asian Studies | Dance | Economics | English | Gender + Women’s Studies | Geography & Environmental Systems | Global Studies | Health Administration and Policy Program | History | Judaic Studies | Media and Communication Studies | Modern Languages, Linguistics, and Intercultural Communication | Music | Philosophy | Political Science | Religious Studies | Sociology | Social Work | Spanish | Theater | Visual Arts

For a list of courses scheduled for Spring 2019 which meet the GLBL electives requirement, click here.

Students should choose seven courses from the GLBL Tier III elective index. Please note when selecting Tier Two and Tier Three elective courses, Of the 9 courses required (2 T2 courses and up to 7 T3 electives):

(a) no more than 4 of the 9 courses may be from the same department
(b) at least 3 of the 9 courses must be upper level,

When selecting among the Global electives, you may choose to focus on certain themes such as:  Culture, Place, and Identity;  Development, Health, and the Environment; Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society; or you may choose to organize your own electives from a combination of the above mentioned themes.

***Please note:  Because the Global Studies curriculum draws from over 15 departments and programs, it is impossible to note all the prerequisites in the Course Index.  It is the student’s responsibility to consult the UMBC catalog for the most up to date list of any prerequisites that may be required before taking particular upper-level courses.***


Global Theme Recommendation


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Africana Studies

 

AFST 212 – Introduction to African History
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

AFST 213 – Africa: Culture and Development
 Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

AFST 215/ DANC 260 – Introduction to African Dance
Culture, Place, and Identity

AFST 312 – West African History
  Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

AFST 314 – Islam in Africa
 Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

AFST 320 – Contemporary African Politics
 Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

AFST 323 – Economic Development in Africa
 Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

AFST 370/ GWST 370 – Black Women: Cross-Cultural Perspectives
 Culture, Place, and Identity

AFST 411 – American Foreign Policy and Africa
 Health, Development & the Environment

AFST 420/ HIST 405 – Comparative Slavery: Africa and the New World
 Health, Development & the Environment  Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil SocietyCulture, Place, and Identity

AFST 430 – Health Care in Africa
 Health, Development & the Environment

AFST 439 – Women in Africa and the Diaspora
 Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

AFST 442/ MUSC 468 – African-Caribbean Music
Culture, Place, and Identity

AFST241 – The Making of the Caribbean
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

AFST 368/ RLST 370 – African Religions in Africa and the Diaspora
Culture, Place, and Identity

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AMERICAN STUDIES

AMST 200 – What is an American?
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

AMST 324 – The Road Movie in America and Abroad
Culture, Place, and Identity

AMST 352 – American Culture in Global Perspective
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

AMST 372 – American Food
Culture, Place, and Identity

AMST 375 – Studies in Asian American Culture
Culture, Place, and Identity

AMST 420 – Seminar in Global America
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

AMST 464 – Narratives of Contemporary U.S. Immigration
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

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ANCIENT STUDIES

ANCS 330/ HIST 330 Ancient Science and Technology
Health, Development & the Environment Culture, Place, and Identity

ANCS 200/ JDST 200/ RLST 201 Israel and the Ancient Near East
Culture, Place, and Identity

ANCS 301 Ancient Civilizations — STUDY ABROAD
Culture, Place, and Identity

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ANTHROPOLOGY

ANTH 214/ASIA214 Focused Cultural Study: South Asia
Culture, Place, and Identity

ANTH 311 – Urban Anthropology
Health, Development & the Environment

ANTH 312 – Medical Anthropology
Health, Development & the Environment

ANTH 316 – Anthropology of Religion
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

ANTH 318 – Anthropology of Science and Technology
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

ANTH 367 – The Anthropology of Gender
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

ANTH 382 – Global Flows in Local Worlds: The Anthropology of Globalization
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Health, Development & the Environment Culture, Place, and Identity

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ASIAN STUDIES

ASIA 207/ HIST 207 Asian Diasporas
Culture, Place, and Identity

ASIA 300 – Topics in Asian Studies
Health, Development & the Environment Culture, Place, and Identity

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DANCE

DANC 101 Dance Appreciation
Culture, Place, and Identity

DANC 201 Dance History I: Cultural and Classical Forms
Culture, Place, and Identity

DANC 202 Dance History II: Contemporary Forms
Culture, Place, and Identity

DANC 301 special Studies in Dance: Caribbean Dance
Culture, Place, and Identity

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ECONOMICS

ECON 380 – The Global Economy
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

ECON 382 – Asian Economic History
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

ECON 385 – Economic Development
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

ECON 387 – Economic Development of Latin America
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

ECON 439 – Environmental Economics
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

ECON 442 – European Economic History
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

ECON 467 – Health Economics
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

ECON 481 – International Trade Theory
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

ECON 482 – International Finance
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

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ENGLISH

ENGL 190/ MLLI 190The World of Language I
Culture, Place, and Identity

ENGL 206 Introduction to World Literature and History
Culture, Place, and Identity

ENGL 231/ LING 231 Introduction to World Literature I
Culture, Place, and Identity

ENGL 232/ LING 232 Introduction to World Literature II
Culture, Place, and Identity

ENGL 318/ LING 342 Myth and Literature
Culture, Place, and Identity

ENGL 366 World Literature Written in English
Culture, Place, and Identity

ENGL 191/ MLLI 191 (cross-listed MLL191) The World of Language II
Culture, Place, and Identity

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GEOGRAPHY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS

GES 328 – Environmental Policy
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

GES 329 – Geography of Disease and Health
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

GES 330 – Geography of Economic Development
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

GES 363 – World Regions: Contemporary International Issues
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

GES 429 – Seminar in Geography of Disease and Health
Health, Development & the Environment

GES 435 – Global Patterns of Production and Trade
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

GES 436 – Global Environmental Change
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

GES 437 – Conservation & Development in the Tropics
Health, Development & the Environment

GES 440: Global Poverty (contingent on UGC approval)
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

GES 441: Urbanization and Development (contingent on UGC approval)
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

GES 462 – GIS and Human-Environmental Systems
Health, Development & the Environment

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GLOBAL STUDIES

GLBL 386 – The Politics of Development
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

GLBL 401 – Individual Study in Global Studies
 Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society 

GLBL 409 – Selected Topics in Global Studies
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

GLBL 483 – International Negotiation
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

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GENDER AND WOMENS STUDIES

GWST 320 – Transnational Feminist Film
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

GWST 340 – Women, Gender and Globalization
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

GWST 342 – Gender in Modern South Asia
Culture, Place, and Identity

GWST 343 – Gender, Human Rights, and Political Violence in Latin America
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

GWST 344 Transnational Femininities
Culture, Place, and Identity

GWST 366 – Doing It: Case Studies in the History of Western Sexuality
Culture, Place, and Identity

GWST 367/ ANTH 367- The Anthropology of Gender
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

GWST 370/ AFST 370- Black Women: Cross-Cultural Perspectives
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

GWST 374/ HST 374 Eur. Women’s History 1200-1750
Culture, Place, and Identity

GWST 375/ HIST 375 Eur Women’s History, 1750-1914
   Culture, Place, and Identity

GWST 433/ SOCY 433 – Gender, Work, and Family in Cross-Cultural Perspective
 Health, Development & the Environment Culture, Place, and Identity

GWST 480 – Theories of Feminism
 Culture, Place, and Identity

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HEALTH ADMINISTRATION AND PUBLIC POLICY

HAPP 380 – Global Issues in Health and Disease
 Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

HAPP 403 – Introduction to International Field Research
 Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society 

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HISTORY

HIST 103 E. Asia Civilization
 Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 110 W. Civ. To 1700
 Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 111 W. Civ. 1700 to Present
 Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 203 Film & History: Representations of Imperialism in Modern History (as broad elective)
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 204 Don’t Buy It: The Global History of Commodities (as broad elective)
 Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 206 Entrepreneurs in the Early Modern World (as broad elective)
 Health, Development & the Environment Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 207/ ASIA 207 Asian Diasporas (as broad elective)
Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 242/ AFST 211 Intro. To Contemp. Africa
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 243/ AFST 212 Intro. To African History
Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 255/ RLST 255 Hist of Christianity: Origins to Reformation
Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 273/ JDST 273/ RLST 273 Hist of the Jews in Modern Times
Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST/JDST 274/ RLST 274 Contemporary Jewish History

Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 303 – The Second World War
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

HIST 306 – The First World War
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

HIST 313 – America as a Great Power? U.S. Foreign Relations in the Twentieth Century
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

HIST 327 – Modern Latin American History
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

HIST 328 Colonial Latin American History
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 330/ ANCS 330 Ancient Science and Technology
Health, Development & the Environment Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 340 – Atlantic Revolutions
Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 350 History of Medicine
Health, Development & the Environment

HIST 354/ AFST 312 West African History
Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 355 Special Topics seminar (when topic is in Global History)
Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 360/ AFST 314/ RLST 314 Islam in Africa
Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 362 Medieval Europe and the Mediterranean World
Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 363 Crusades
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 364 Rise of Islam
Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST/JDST 373 Hist of the Holocaust

Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

HIST 374/ GWST 374 Eur. Women’s History 1200-1750
Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 375/ GWST 375 Eur Women’s History, 1750-1914
Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 376 – European Women’s History, 1914 – Present
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

HIST 380 – Women and Gender in Asia
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

HIST 382 – Pacific Crossings: Race, War, and Gender in Asian Migrations
Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 389 Islamic Culture and Society 570-1560 C.E.
Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 405/ AFST 420 Contemporary Slavery: Africa and the new World
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 406 – The Atlantic World: The Shared History of Europeans, Africans, and Native Americans
Health, Development & the Environment Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 434 – The Vietnam Wars in International Context
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

HIST 463/ JDST 463/ RLST 463 Jews, Christians and Muslims in the Middle Ages
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 487 Europe, 1815-1914
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

HIST 488 – Europe, 1914 to the Present
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

HIST 494 – Seminar in World History
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

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JUDAIC STUDIES

JDST 200/ ANCS 200/ RLST 200 Israel and the Ancient Near East
Culture, Place, and Identity

JDST 273/ HIST 273/ RLST 273 History of the Jews in Modern Times, From the Middle Ages to1917
Culture, Place, and Identity

JDST 274/ HIST 274/ RLST 274 Contemporary Jewish History: 1917 to the Present
Culture, Place, and Identity

JDST 321/ MLL 321 Jewish Writing in World Literature
Culture, Place, and Identity

JDST 373/ HIST 373 History of the Holocaust
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

JDST 410/ POLI 485 Dynamics of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

JDST 463/ HIST 463/ RLST 463 Jews, Christians and Muslims in the Middle Ages
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

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MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS STUDIES

MCS 334 – Media & Globalization
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

MCS 390 – Transcultural Studies in Global Television
Culture, Place, and Identity

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MODERN LANGUAGES, LINGUISTICS, AND INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION

MLL 218 – Film and Society in Latin America

Health, Development & the Environment

MLL 240 – Project in Cultural Sustainability
Health, Development & the Environment

MLL 305 – Introduction to Intercultural Communication
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

MLL 306 – Intercultural Communication: Issues Confronting Immigrant and Heritage Communities (4.00)
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

MLL 311 – Introduction to Korean Culture
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

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MUSIC

MUSC 230 Musics of the World
Culture, Place, and Identity

MUSC 252 Music in Wartime
Culture, Place, and Identity

MUSC 327 Avant-Garde Performance: Youth Rebellion
Culture, Place, and Identity

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PHILOSOPHY

PHIL 322 History of Philosophy: Modern
Culture, Place, and Identity

PHIL 334 Asian Philosophy
Culture, Place, and Identity

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Political-Science

POLI 337 – Comparative Justice
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

POLI 360 – Comparative Political Analysis
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

POLI 371 – Comparative Asian Politics
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

POLI 373 – Comparative Middle Eastern and North African Politics
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

POLI 374 – European Politics
 Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

POLI 377 – Latin American Politics
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

POLI 378 – Contemporary African Politics
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

POLI 380 – International Relations Theory
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

POLI 381 – International Relations of the Asia-Pacific Region
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

POLI 384 International Organizations
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

POLI 384L Model United Nations
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

POLI 385 – International Security
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

POLI 386 – The Politics of Development
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

POLI 387 – The Basics of Political Economy
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

POLI 390 – American Foreign Policy
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

POLI 437 – International Human Rights Law
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

POLI 467 – Comparative Foreign Policy
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

POLI 470 – Politics of Human Rights
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

POLI 471 – Globalization and Transitional Justice
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

POLI 480 – World Order
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

POLI 482 – International Law
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

POLI 483 – International Negotiation
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

POLI 485 – Dynamics of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

POLI 486 – Middle East International Relations.
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

POLI 487 – International Political Economy
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

POLI 488 – Politics and International Relations of South Asia
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

POLI 499 Selected Topics in American Foreign Policy
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

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RELIGIOUS STUDIES

RLST 100 Historical Dimensions of Religion
Culture, Place, and Identity

RLST 220 Introduction to Comparative Religion
Culture, Place, and Identity

RLST 230 Comparative African Religions
Culture, Place, and Identity

RLST 235 African Religions
Culture, Place, and Identity

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SOCIOLOGY

SOCY 235 – Sociological Perspectives on Globalization
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

SOCY 333 – Human Sexuality in Cross-Cultural Perspective
Culture, Place, and Identity

SOCY 335 Terrorism and Social Violence
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

SOCY 403 – Introduction to International Field Research
Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

SOCY 433 – Gender, Work, and Family in Cross-Cultural Perspective
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society Culture, Place, and Identity

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SOCIAL WORK

SOWK 374 Social Work with Immigrants and Refugees
Health, Development & the Environment Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

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SPANISH

SPAN 308 – Latinoamérica y sus Culturas I
Culture, Place, and Identity

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THEATER

THTR 202 Introduction to Dramatic Literature
Culture, Place, and Identity

THTR 310 History of the Theatre
Culture, Place, and Identity

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VISUAL ARTS

ART 216 Studies in Visual Culture (Prehistory through the 1750s)
Culture, Place, and Identity

ART 324 History of Film: Origins to 1965
Culture, Place, and Identity

ART 325 History of Film and Video: 1965 to Present
Culture, Place, and Identity

ART 327 History and Theory of Photography
Culture, Place, and Identity