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Global Studies Minor

Global Studies Department
College of Liberal Arts
  • Program Type: Undergraduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Fall 2017
  • Required credits in this minor: 17
The minor offers students the opportunity to study the interrelated processes shaping today's increasingly interdependent world. Students examine political, economic, cultural, and social processes of local communities, nation states, transnational businesses, and social movements across the globe.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Minor Requirements
After completing GLOS 3144 and GLOS 3145, students declare a thematic and regional concentration and complete an additional 9 credits, including at least one theme breadth requirement, one region breadth requirement, and one elective course in their theme or region. Students may earn a BA or a minor in global studies, but not both.
Minor Courses
Take exactly 2 course(s) totaling exactly 8 credit(s) from the following:
· GLOS 3144 - Knowledge, Power, and the Politics of Representation in Global Studies (4.0 cr)
or GLOS 3144H - Honors: Knowledge, Power, and the Politics of Representation in Global Studies (4.0 cr)
· GLOS 3145 - Global Modernity, the Nation-State, and Capitalism (4.0 cr)
or GLOS 3145H - Honors: Global Modernity, the Nation-State, and Capitalism (4.0 cr)
Thematic Breadth Courses
Take 1 or more course(s) totaling 3 - 4 credit(s) from the following:
Environment and Sustainable Development
Take 0 or more course(s) from the following:
· GLOS 3303 - Environment and Development in the Third World [SOCS, ENV] (3.0 cr)
or GEOG 3379 - Environment and Development in the Third World [SOCS, ENV] (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 3305 - Life for Sale: Global Debates on Environment, Science, and Society (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 4311 - Power, Justice & the Environment [DSJ] (3.0 cr)
or SOC 4311 - Power, Justice & the Environment [DSJ] (3.0 cr)
· Global and Cultural Analysis
Take 0 or more course(s) from the following:
· AMST 3114 - America in International Perspective [DSJ] (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 3143 - Living in the Global [CIV] (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 3602 - Other Worlds: Globalization and Culture (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 3605 - From Printing Press to Internet: Media, Communications, and History (3.0 cr)
or HIST 3705 - From Printing Press to Internet: Media, Communications, and History (3.0 cr)
· Global Political Economy
Take 0 or more course(s) from the following:
· POL 3833 - The United States and the Global Economy (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 3231 - Geography of the World Economy [SOCS, GP] (3.0 cr)
or GEOG 3331 - Geography of the World Economy [SOCS, GP] (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 3219 - History of Capitalism: Uneven Development Since 1500 (3.0 cr)
or HIST 3419 - History of Capitalism: Uneven Development Since 1500 (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 3415W - Global Institutions of Power: World Bank, International Monetary Fund, and World Trade Organization [GP, WI] (3.0 cr)
or SOC 3417W - Global Institutions of Power: World Bank, International Monetary Fund, and World Trade Organization [GP, WI] (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 4221 - Globalize This! Understanding Globalization Through Sociology [GP] (3.0 cr)
or SOC 4321 - Globalize This! Understanding Globalization through Sociology [GP] (3.0 cr)
· Human Rights and Justice
Take 0 or more course(s) from the following:
· GLOS 3401W - International Human Rights Law [GP, WI] (3.0 cr)
· POL 4485 - Human Rights Policy: Issues and Actors [CIV] (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 5403 - Human Rights Advocacy (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 3412 - What is Equality? [CIV] (3.0 cr)
or GLOS 5412 - What is Equality? [CIV] (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 4104 - Crime and Human Rights (3.0 cr)
or GLOS 4104H - Honors: Crime and Human Rights (3.0 cr)
or SOC 4104 - Crime and Human Rights (3.0 cr)
or SOC 4104H - Honors: Crime and Human Rights (3.0 cr)
· Population, Migration, Identity
Take 0 or more course(s) from the following:
· GEOG 3371W - Cities, Citizens, and Communities [DSJ, WI] (4.0 cr)
· GLOS 3143 - Living in the Global [CIV] (3.0 cr)
· HIST 3415 - Migrations in Modern Global History [HIS, GP] (3.0 cr)
· HIST 3797 - History of Population [SOCS, GP] (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 3701W - Population in an Interacting World [SOCS, GP, WI] (4.0 cr)
or GEOG 3381W - Population in an Interacting World [SOCS, GP, WI] (4.0 cr)
· SOC 3511 - World Population Problems [GP] (3.0 cr)
or SOC 3511H - Honors: World Population Problems [GP] (3.0 cr)
Regional Breadth Requirement
Take 1 or more course(s) totaling 3 - 4 credit(s) from the following:
Africa
Take 0 or more course(s) from the following:
· AFRO 3141 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· AFRO 3432 - Modern Africa in a Changing World [HIS, GP] (3.0-4.0 cr)
or HIST 3432 - Modern Africa in a Changing World [HIS, GP] (3.0-4.0 cr)
· East Asia
Take 0 or more course(s) from the following:
· EAS 3461 - Introduction to East Asia I: The Imperial Age (3.0-4.0 cr)
or HIST 3461 - Introduction to East Asia I: The Imperial Age (3.0-4.0 cr)
· EAS 3462 - From Subjects to Citizens: The History of East Asia From 1500 to the Present [HIS, GP] (3.0-4.0 cr)
or EAS 3462H - Honors: From Subjects to Citizens: The History of East Asia from 1500 to the Present [HIS, GP] (3.0-4.0 cr)
or HIST 3462 - From Subjects to Citizens: The History of East Asia From 1500 to the Present [HIS, GP] (3.0-4.0 cr)
or HIST 3462H - Honors: From Subjects to Citizens: The History of East Asia from 1500 to the Present [HIS, GP] (3.0-4.0 cr)
· Europe
Take 0 or more course(s) from the following:
· GLOS 3920 - Topics in European Studies (3.0 cr)
· HIST 3721 - Studies in 20th-Century Europe From the Turn of the Century to the End of World War II: 1900-45 (3.0 cr)
· POL 3451W - Politics and Society in the New Europe [GP, WI] (3.0 cr)
· POL 4461W - European Government and Politics [GP, WI] (4.0 cr)
· GLOS 3921 - Europe: A Geographic Perspective [GP] (3.0 cr)
or GEOG 3161 - Europe: A Geographic Perspective [GP] (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 4344 - Europe and its Margins (3.0 cr)
or ANTH 4344 - Europe and its Margins (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 3422 - 20th-Century Europe From the End of World War II to the End of the Cold War: 1945-91 (3.0 cr)
or HIST 3722 - Studies in 20th-Century Europe From the End of World War II to the End of the Cold War: 1945-91 (3.0 cr)
· Islamic World
Take 0 or more course(s) from the following:
· GLOS 3643 - Islam and the West (3.0 cr)
or HIST 3546 - Islam and the West (3.0 cr)
or RELS 3714 - Islam and the West (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 3681 - Gender and the Family in the Islamic World (3.0 cr)
or GWSS 3681 - Gender and the Family in the Islamic World (3.0 cr)
or RELS 3716 - Gender and the Family in the Islamic World (3.0 cr)
or SOC 3681 - Gender and the Family in the Islamic World (3.0 cr)
· Latin America
Take 0 or more course(s) from the following:
· ECON 4311 - Economy of Latin America (3.0 cr)
· HIST 3401W - Early Latin America to 1825 [HIS, GP, WI] (4.0 cr)
or LAS 3401W - Early Latin America to 1825 [HIS, GP, WI] (4.0 cr)
· HIST 3402W - Modern Latin America 1825 to Present [HIS, GP, WI] (4.0 cr)
or LAS 3402W - Modern Latin America 1825 to Present [HIS, GP, WI] (4.0 cr)
· SPAN 3512 - Modern Latin America (3.0 cr)
· Middle East
Take 0 or more course(s) from the following:
· HIST 3505 - Survey of the Modern Middle East [GP] (3.0 cr)
· POL 4867W - United States Foreign Policy Toward the Middle East [GP, WI] (4.0 cr)
· Russia
Take 0 or more course(s) from the following:
· HIST 3637 - Modern Russia: From Peter the Great to the Present (3.0 cr)
· RUSS 3512 - Russian Art and Culture [AH, GP] (3.0 cr)
· HIST 3264 - Imperial Russia: Formation and Expansion of the Russian Empire in the 18th and 19th Centuries (3.0 cr)
or HIST 5264 - Imperial Russia: Formation and Expansion of the Russian Empire in the 18th and 19th Centuries (3.0 cr)
· HIST 3265 - 20th-Century Russia: The Collapse of Imperial Russia, the Revolutions, and the Soviet Regime (3.0 cr)
or HIST 5265 - 20th-Century Russia: The Collapse of Imperial Russia, the Revolutions, and the Soviet Regime (3.0 cr)
· South Asia
Take 0 or more course(s) from the following:
· GLOS 3961 - Culture and Society of India [GP, SOCS] (3.0 cr)
or ANTH 3023 - Culture and Society of India [GP, SOCS] (3.0 cr)
or ALL 3676 - Culture and Society of India [GP, SOCS] (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 3969 - 20th Century India (3.0 cr)
or HIST 3489 - 20th Century India (3.0 cr)
Elective
Students must take one elective course in either the theme or the region of concentration, chosen in consultation with a global studies adviser.
Take 1 or more course(s) totaling 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· Thematic/Regional Elective
 
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GLOS 3144 - Knowledge, Power, and the Politics of Representation in Global Studies
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: GloS 3144/3144H
Typically offered: Every Fall
Introduction to theoretical issues. Power/production of knowledge about world regions. Knowledge, power, politics in contemporary world. Colonialism, nationalism, modernity in shaping academic disciplines. prereq: 6 cr. of approved preparatory coursework [recommended GLOS 1015W or 1112]
GLOS 3144H - Honors: Knowledge, Power, and the Politics of Representation in Global Studies
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: GloS 3144/3144H
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Introduction to theoretical issues. Power, production of knowledge about world regions. Knowledge, power, politics in contemporary world. Colonialism, nationalism, modernity in shaping academic disciplines. prereq: 6 cr. of approved preparatory coursework (recommended GLOS 1015W or GLOS 1112), Honors
GLOS 3145 - Global Modernity, the Nation-State, and Capitalism
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00844 - GLOS 3101/3101H
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Social, political, economic, cultural, historical processes shaping contemporary global phenomena. Topics may include nationalism, colonialism, cultural production, environmental sustainability, globalization of economy, migration/diasporas, global conflict/cooperation. prereq: 6 cr in social sciences including 1015W or GEOG 1301 or HIST 1012 or HIST 1018 or POL 1025 or instr consent
GLOS 3145H - Honors: Global Modernity, the Nation-State, and Capitalism
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00844 - GLOS 3101/3101H
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Social, political, economic, cultural, historical processes shaping contemporary global phenomena. Topics may include nationalism, colonialism, cultural production, environmental sustainability, globalization of economy, migration/diasporas, global conflict/cooperation. prereq: 6 cr in social sciences including 1015W or GEOG 1301 or HIST 1012 or HIST 1018 or POL 1025 or instr consent
GLOS 3303 - Environment and Development in the Third World (SOCS, ENV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Geog 3379/GloS 3303
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Concepts for analyzing relations between capitalist development and environment in Third World. Historical geography of capitalist development. Case studies. Likelihood of social/environmental sustainability. prereq: Soph or jr or sr
GEOG 3379 - Environment and Development in the Third World (SOCS, ENV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Geog 3379/GloS 3303
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Concepts for analyzing relations between capitalist development and environment in Third World. Historical geography of capitalist development. Case studies. Likelihood of social/environmental sustainability. prereq: Soph or jr or sr
GLOS 3305 - Life for Sale: Global Debates on Environment, Science, and Society
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
Biopiracy, vaccine trials, use/abuse of genetics, genetically modified organisms. Who determines direction of scientific/medical research. Impact on social thinking/practices and on globalization of science. Global economics of science. prereq: At least soph
GLOS 4311 - Power, Justice & the Environment (DSJ)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01182
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Global debates over how nature is produced, consumed, degraded, sustained, and defended. Analytics of race/class. Politics of North-South relations.
SOC 4311 - Power, Justice & the Environment (DSJ)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01182 - GloS 4311/Soc 4311
Prerequisites: SOC 1001 recommended
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Global debates over how nature is produced, consumed, degraded, sustained, and defended. Analytics of race/class. Politics of North-South relations. prereq: SOC 1001 recommended
AMST 3114 - America in International Perspective (DSJ)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
The nature of international cultural exchange. The impact of U.S. cultures and society on other countries of the world as well as the impact of other cultures and societies on the United States.
GLOS 3143 - Living in the Global (CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Contemporary condition of global connectedness. Ways our habits, tastes, and experiences involve a stream of encounters with the global. Terrains of interconnection, including tourism, music, the Internet, and mass culture.
GLOS 3602 - Other Worlds: Globalization and Culture
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Globalization produces complex, sometimes volatile, local responses. Course explores interconnectedness of the world, considering not one world, but many. Topics include colonialism, consumption, diasporic conditions, global media, nationalism, supra-national governance. Examines how globality is experienced and contested locally and specifically. prereq: [3101, 3144] or instr consent
GLOS 3605 - From Printing Press to Internet: Media, Communications, and History
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Hist 3705/GloS 3605
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Print public sphere in 17th, early 18th century. Political conflicts over freedom of press in 18th, 19th century. Emergence of advertising, public relations industries in 20th century. Significance of broadcast, computer network technologies for democratic political systems.
HIST 3705 - From Printing Press to Internet: Media, Communications, and History
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Hist 3705/GloS 3605
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Print public sphere in 17th, early 18th century. Political conflicts over freedom of press in 18th, 19th century. Emergence of advertising, public relations industries in 20th century. Significance of broadcast, computer network technologies for democratic political systems.
POL 3833 - The United States and the Global Economy
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Domestic and international politics of the United States, foreign economic policy (trade, aid, investment, monetary, and migration policies). Effects of policies and international economic relations on the U.S. economy and U.S. politics.
GLOS 3231 - Geography of the World Economy (SOCS, GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02044
Typically offered: Every Fall
Geographical distribution of resources affecting development. Location of agriculture, industry, services. Agglomeration of economic activities, urbanization, regional growth. International trade. Changing global development inequalities. Impact on nations, regions, cities.
GEOG 3331 - Geography of the World Economy (SOCS, GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Geographical distribution of resources affecting development; location of agriculture, industry, services; geography of communications; agglomeration of economic activities, urbanization, regional growth; international trade; changing global development inequalities; impact of globalizing production and finance on the welfare of nations, regions, cities.
GLOS 3219 - History of Capitalism: Uneven Development Since 1500
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01963
Typically offered: Fall Odd Year
Causes of economic inequities in contemporary world. Long-term economic developments in cases taken from Africa, Asia, Europe, and North/South America. Various theoretical approaches to study of economic development. Introduction to key concepts.
HIST 3419 - History of Capitalism: Uneven Development Since 1500
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01963 - GloS 3219/Hist 3419
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Causes of economic inequities in contemporary world. Long-term economic developments in cases taken from Africa, Asia, Europe, and North/South America. Various theoretical approaches to study of economic development. Introduction to key concepts.
GLOS 3415W - Global Institutions of Power: World Bank, International Monetary Fund, and World Trade Organization (GP, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02303
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Introduction to World Bank, International Monetary Fund, and World Trade Organization. Emphasizes their daily practices and political, economic, and cultural effects around the world. Politics/business of development. Free market and trade. New transnational professional class. Social activism.
SOC 3417W - Global Institutions of Power: World Bank, International Monetary Fund, and World Trade Organization (GP, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02303
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Introduction to World Bank, International Monetary Fund, and World Trade Organization. Emphasizes their daily practices and political, economic, and cultural effects around the world. Politics/business of development. Free market and trade. New transnational professional class. Social activism.
GLOS 4221 - Globalize This! Understanding Globalization Through Sociology (GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: GloS 4221/Soc 4321
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Globalization of organizations, political relations, and culture. Dependency, world systems theories. Growth of international nongovernmental organizations, their impact on state policies and civil society. Expansion of international norms. Globalization of popular culture.
SOC 4321 - Globalize This! Understanding Globalization through Sociology (GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: GloS 4221/Soc 4321
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Globalization of organizations, political relations, and culture. Dependency, world systems theories. Growth of international nongovernmental organizations, their impact on state policies and civil society. Expansion of international norms. Globalization of popular culture. prereq: Soc majors/minors must register A-F
GLOS 3401W - International Human Rights Law (GP, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: [3145, 3144] or #
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Issues, procedures, advocacy strategies regarding promotion/protection of international human rights. Students analyze recent case studies of human rights violations in light of evolving laws, enforcement mechanisms. prereq: [3145, 3144] or instr consent
POL 4485 - Human Rights Policy: Issues and Actors (CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00864
Typically offered: Every Fall
Politics of human rights issue emergence; relevant international, regional, and domestic norms; correlates of state repression; measurement of human rights abuse and remedies; human rights promotion by states, political parties, international organizations, NGOs, social movements, faith-based organizations, and providers of international development assistance.
GLOS 5403 - Human Rights Advocacy
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01513
Typically offered: Every Fall
Theoretical basis of human rights movement. Organizations, strategies, tactics, programs. Advocacy: fact-finding, documentation, campaigns, trial observations. Forensic science. Human rights education, medical/psychological treatment. Research project or background for case study. prereq: Grad student
GLOS 3412 - What is Equality? (CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02296
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Course explores debates about equality. Equality has many dimensions--e.g.: economic, social, political. These forms cannot be reconciled. Liberal democracies affirm the principle of political equality but defend, even in principle, social and economic inequalities. Animal rights add another wrinkle: very few of those who fight for these rights would claim political equality for animals.
GLOS 5412 - What is Equality? (CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02296
Prerequisites: prereq Grad or advanced undergrad with instr consent
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Course explores debates about equality. Equality has many dimensions--e.g.: economic, social, political. These forms cannot be reconciled. Liberal democracies affirm the principle of political equality but defend, even in principle, social and economic inequalities. Animal rights add another wrinkle: very few of those who fight for these rights would claim political equality for animals. prereq: prereq Grad or advanced undergrad with instr consent
GLOS 4104 - Crime and Human Rights
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01871 - GloS 4104/GloS 4104H/Soc 4104/
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Serious violations of humanitarian/human rights law. Criminalization. Impact of interventions on memories/future of cycles of violence. Case studies on Holocaust, Balkan wars, Darfur, My Lai massacre, etc. Criminal justice, truth commissions, vetting, compensation programs. prereq: SOC 1001, at least one 3xxx SOC or GLOS course recommended
GLOS 4104H - Honors: Crime and Human Rights
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01871 - GloS 4104/GloS 4104H/Soc 4104/
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Serious violations of humanitarian and human rights law. Criminalization. Impact of interventions on memories and future of cycles of violence. Case studies on Holocaust, Balkan wars, Darfur, My Lai massacre, etc. Criminal justice, truth commissions, vetting, and compensation programs. prereq: SOC 1001, at least one 3xxx SOC or GLOS course recommended
SOC 4104 - Crime and Human Rights
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01871 - GloS 4104/GloS 4104H/Soc 4104/
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Serious violations of humanitarian/human rights law. Criminalization. Impact of interventions on memories/future of cycles of violence. Case studies on Holocaust, Balkan wars, Darfur, My Lai massacre, etc. Criminal justice, truth commissions, vetting, compensation programs. prereq: 1001, at least one 3xxx SOC or GLOS course recommended, soc majors/minors must register A-F
SOC 4104H - Honors: Crime and Human Rights
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01871 - GloS 4104/GloS 4104H/Soc 4104/
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Serious violations of humanitarian/human rights law. Criminalization. Impact of interventions on memories/future of cycles of violence. Case studies on Holocaust, Balkan wars, Darfur, My Lai massacre, etc. Criminal justice, truth commissions, vetting, compensation programs. prereq: 1001, at least one 3xxx SOC or GLOS course recommended
GEOG 3371W - Cities, Citizens, and Communities (DSJ, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduction to cities and suburbs as unique crossroads of cultural, social, and political processes. Competing/conflicting visions of city life, cultural diversity, and justice. Focuses on the American city.
GLOS 3143 - Living in the Global (CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Contemporary condition of global connectedness. Ways our habits, tastes, and experiences involve a stream of encounters with the global. Terrains of interconnection, including tourism, music, the Internet, and mass culture.
HIST 3415 - Migrations in Modern Global History (HIS, GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Today¿s debates about immigration in historical/comparative perspective. Major migrations into, within, and out of Americas over 500 years. Lives/identities of U.S. immigrants compared with foreigners living/working in Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Words/voices of migrants.
HIST 3797 - History of Population (SOCS, GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
History of births, deaths, migration, population size, and population characteristics. Evidence from Europe, the United States, and Latin America with comparative material from Africa and Asia. Methods of historical population analysis and research of historical population data.
GLOS 3701W - Population in an Interacting World (SOCS, GP, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01064
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Comparative analysis/explanation of trends in fertility, mortality, internal and international migration in different parts of the world; world population problems; population policies; theories of population growth; impact of population growth on food supply and the environment.
GEOG 3381W - Population in an Interacting World (SOCS, GP, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01064
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Comparative analysis and explanation of trends in fertility, mortality, internal and international migration in different parts of the world; world population problems; population policies; theories of population growth; impact of population growth on food supply and the environment.
SOC 3511 - World Population Problems (GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02141
Typically offered: Every Fall
Population growth, natural resources, fertility/mortality in less developed nations, population dynamics/forecasts, policies to reduce fertility. prereq: Soc majors/minors must register A-F, credit will not be granted if credit has been received for 3511H
SOC 3511H - Honors: World Population Problems (GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02141 - Soc 3511/Soc 3511H
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Population growth, natural resources, fertility/mortality in less developed nations, population dynamics/forecasts, policies to reduce fertility. prereq: Credit will not be granted if credit has been received for 3511
AFRO 3432 - Modern Africa in a Changing World (HIS, GP)
Credits: 3.0 -4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Hist/Afro 3432
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Socioeconomic, political, and cultural development in Africa, from abolition of trans-Atlantic slave trade through postcolonial era.
HIST 3432 - Modern Africa in a Changing World (HIS, GP)
Credits: 3.0 -4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Hist/Afro 3432
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Survey of modern African history from early 19th century to present. Focuses on socioeconomic, political, and cultural development in Africa, from abolition of trans-Atlantic slave trade through postcolonial era.
EAS 3461 - Introduction to East Asia I: The Imperial Age
Credits: 3.0 -4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00603
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Comparative survey of early history of China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam; early Chinese thought; diffusion of Confucianism, Buddhism, and other values throughout East Asia; political and social history of region to 1600.
HIST 3461 - Introduction to East Asia I: The Imperial Age
Credits: 3.0 -4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: EAS/Hist 3461
Typically offered: Every Fall
Comparative survey of early history of China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. Early Chinese thought. Diffusion of Confucianism, Buddhism, and other values throughout East Asia. Political and social history of region to 1600.
EAS 3462 - From Subjects to Citizens: The History of East Asia From 1500 to the Present (HIS, GP)
Credits: 3.0 -4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00602 - ALL 3462/EAS 3462/Hist 3462
Typically offered: Every Spring
How Asian states, societies, economies, and cultures linked with one another and with European powers. How period's historical effects still resonate. Covers India, China, Japan, Korea, and Indochina.
EAS 3462H - Honors: From Subjects to Citizens: The History of East Asia from 1500 to the Present (HIS, GP)
Credits: 3.0 -4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00602 - EAS 3462/EAS 3462HHist 3462/HI
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
How Asian states, societies, economies, cultures linked with one another/European powers. Historical effects. Covers India, China, Japan, Korea, Indochina.
HIST 3462 - From Subjects to Citizens: The History of East Asia From 1500 to the Present (HIS, GP)
Credits: 3.0 -4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00602
Typically offered: Every Spring
How Asian states, societies, economies, and cultures linked with one another and with European powers. How period's historical effects still resonate. Covers India, China, Japan, Korea, and Indochina.
HIST 3462H - Honors: From Subjects to Citizens: The History of East Asia from 1500 to the Present (HIS, GP)
Credits: 3.0 -4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00602
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
How Asian states, societies, economies, cultures linked with one another/European powers. Historical effects. Covers India, China, Japan, Korea, Indochina.
GLOS 3920 - Topics in European Studies
Credits: 3.0 [max 9.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Topics vary. See Class Schedule.
HIST 3721 - Studies in 20th-Century Europe From the Turn of the Century to the End of World War II: 1900-45
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Hist 3721/5721
Typically offered: Every Fall & Summer
Social, political, and cultural changes/conflicts. Background to WWI, its impact. Revolution, failure of interwar stability. Fascism. WWII, its consequences.
POL 3451W - Politics and Society in the New Europe (GP, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Fall Even, Spring Odd Year
Changing politics/society of Europe. Generational change/values, political parties, welfare state, future of European integration, political stability, democratization.
POL 4461W - European Government and Politics (GP, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Pol 4461W/5461
Typically offered: Fall Odd, Spring Even Year
European political institutions in their social settings; power and responsibility; governmental stability; political decision making, government and economic order. prereq: 1054 or 3051 or non-pol sci grad or instr consent
GLOS 3921 - Europe: A Geographic Perspective (GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Geog 3161/GLoS 3921
Typically offered: Fall Even Year
Comparative analysis/explanation of Europe's physical, demographic, ethnic/cultural, economic, political, and urban landscapes. European integration: European Union, transformation of Eastern Europe.
GEOG 3161 - Europe: A Geographic Perspective (GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Geog 3161/GLoS 3921
Typically offered: Fall Even Year
Comparative analysis and explanation of Europe's physical, demographic, ethnic/cultural, economic, political, and urban landscapes. European integration--the European Union. Transformation of Eastern Europe.
GLOS 4344 - Europe and its Margins
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01953
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Europe and its margins, an anthropological/ethnographic perspective. Key topics in the study of Europe and European Societies. Ethnography, fiction, film. prereq: One course in [ANTH or GLOS]
ANTH 4344 - Europe and its Margins
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01953 - Anth 4344/GloS 4344
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Europe and its margins, an anthropological/ethnographic perspective. Key topics in the study of Europe and European Societies. Ethnography, fiction, film. prereq: One course in ANTH or GLOS
GLOS 3422 - 20th-Century Europe From the End of World War II to the End of the Cold War: 1945-91
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01511 - GloS 3422/Hist 3722
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Social, economic, political, and cultural impacts of WWII. Division of Europe, communist regimes in Eastern Europe, cooperation in Western Europe, impacts of modernization. End of Cold War.
HIST 3722 - Studies in 20th-Century Europe From the End of World War II to the End of the Cold War: 1945-91
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01511
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Social, economic, political, and cultural impacts of WWII upon Europe. Division of Europe. Communist regimes in Eastern Europe, cooperation in Western Europe. Impacts of modernization. End of Cold War.
GLOS 3643 - Islam and the West
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: CAS/MELC 3533/GloS 3643
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Cultural/intellectual trends that have defined fundamental differences between Islam and the West. Development of historical, philosophical, and intellectual mindset of both spheres. Factors that have contributed and continue to contribute to tension, anxiety, and hatred between the Muslim world and Europe and the United States.
HIST 3546 - Islam and the West
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00779
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Cultural/intellectual trends that have defined fundamental differences between Islam and the West. Development of historical, philosophical, and intellectual mindset of both spheres. Factors in tension, anxiety, and hatred between Muslim world and Europe and the United States.
RELS 3714 - Islam and the West
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00779
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Cultural/intellectual trends that have defined differences between Islam and the West. Development of historical, philosophical, and intellectual mindset of both spheres. Factors in tension, anxiety, and hatred between Muslim world and Europe and the United States.
GLOS 3681 - Gender and the Family in the Islamic World
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01847
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Experiences of Muslim women/families from historical/comparative perspective. Gender/family power relations in colonial representations, sexual politics, family, education/health, paid work, human rights, and Islamic feminism. prereq: At least soph; SOC 1001 recommended
GWSS 3681 - Gender and the Family in the Islamic World
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01847
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Experiences of Muslim women/families from historical/comparative perspective. Gender/family power relations in colonial representations, sexual politics, family, education/health, paid work, human rights, Islamic feminism. prereq: At least soph
RELS 3716 - Gender and the Family in the Islamic World
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01847
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Experiences of Muslim women/families from a historical/comparative perspective. Gender/family power relations in colonial representations, sexual politics, family, education/health, paid work, human rights, and Islamic feminism. prereq: At least soph
SOC 3681 - Gender and the Family in the Islamic World
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01847
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Experiences of Muslim women/families from historical/comparative perspective. Gender/family power relations in colonial representations, sexual politics, family, education/health, paid work, human rights, and Islamic feminism. prereq: At least soph; 1001 recommended
ECON 4311 - Economy of Latin America
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Economic evolution in Latin America since 1950. Trade liberalization, poverty, inflation, development strategies in selected Latin American countries. Theory/applications of important issues. prereq: [1101, 1102] or equiv
HIST 3401W - Early Latin America to 1825 (HIS, GP, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00969 - Hist 3401W/LAS 3401W
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Societies of Americas, Spain, and Portugal before contact. Interactions among Native Americans, African slaves, and Europeans, from colonization through independence. Religion, resistance, labor, gender, race. Primary sources, historical scholarship.
LAS 3401W - Early Latin America to 1825 (HIS, GP, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00969 - Hist 3401W/LAS 3401W
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Societies of Americas, Spain, and Portugal before contact. Interactions among Native Americans, African slaves, and Europeans, from colonization through independence. Religion, resistance, labor, gender, race. Primary sources, historical scholarship.
HIST 3402W - Modern Latin America 1825 to Present (HIS, GP, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00971 - Hist 3402W/LAS 3402W
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
National and contemporary period 1825 to present, with emphasis on social, cultural, political, and economic change.
LAS 3402W - Modern Latin America 1825 to Present (HIS, GP, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00971 - Hist 3402W/LAS 3402W
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
National and contemporary period 1825 to present. Social, cultural, political, and economic change.
SPAN 3512 - Modern Latin America
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01165
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Summer
Impact of various forms of modernization on cultural production in Latin American racial, ethnic, class relations, institutional, and ideological structures. prereq: 3015, [3105W or TLDO 3105 or VENZ 3512 or instr consent]
HIST 3505 - Survey of the Modern Middle East (GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00661
Typically offered: Every Fall
Political history of Middle East in modern era. Socio-economic/intellectual issues. Decline of Ottoman Empire. Imperialism. Nationalism, rise/development of states. Political Islam.
POL 4867W - United States Foreign Policy Toward the Middle East (GP, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
U.S. foreign policy toward Israeli-Palestinian issue in Turkey, Iran, Iraq, etc. Mideast polities, debates, actions. Rationales for U.S. engagement with region. Readings of Middle East authors. prereq: Jr or sr
HIST 3637 - Modern Russia: From Peter the Great to the Present
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Political, social, and cultural forces which have shaped modern Russia. Emphasis will be on modernization, attempts at reforms in the imperial and Soviet period, and the dissolution of empires.
RUSS 3512 - Russian Art and Culture (AH, GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Fall Odd Year
Major trends in Russian visual arts in context of social, political, and ideological questions.
HIST 3264 - Imperial Russia: Formation and Expansion of the Russian Empire in the 18th and 19th Centuries
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02018
Typically offered: Every Fall
Interaction with Europe/Asia. Attempts at modernization/ reform. Emancipation of serfs/rise of revolutionary movements.
HIST 5264 - Imperial Russia: Formation and Expansion of the Russian Empire in the 18th and 19th Centuries
Credits: 3.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02018 - Hist 3264/Hist 5264
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Interaction with Europe and Asia; attempts at modernization and reform; emancipation of the serfs and rise of revolutionary movements.
HIST 3265 - 20th-Century Russia: The Collapse of Imperial Russia, the Revolutions, and the Soviet Regime
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02082
Typically offered: Every Spring
Analysis of factors that led to collapse of tsarist regime. 1917 revolution. Evolution of Soviet regime/collapse of Soviet communism. Emphasis on role of nationalities/rise of Commonwealth of independent states.
HIST 5265 - 20th-Century Russia: The Collapse of Imperial Russia, the Revolutions, and the Soviet Regime
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02082 - Hist 3265/Hist 5265
Typically offered: Every Spring
Analysis of the factors that led to the collapse of the tsarist regime; discussion of the 1917 revolution, the evolution of the Soviet regime and the collapse of Soviet communism. Emphasis on the role of nationalities and the rise of the Commonwealth of independent states.
GLOS 3961 - Culture and Society of India (GP, SOCS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Anth 3023/GloS 3961
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Contemporary society and culture in South Asia from an anthropological perspective with reference to nationalism; postcolonial identities; media and public culture; gender, kinship and politics; religion; ethnicity; and the Indian diaspora.
ANTH 3023 - Culture and Society of India (GP, SOCS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Anth 3023/GloS 3961
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Contemporary society and culture in South Asia from an anthropological perspective with reference to nationalism; postcolonial identities; media and public culture; gender, kinship and politics; religion; ethnicity; and the Indian diaspora.
ALL 3676 - Culture and Society of India (GP, SOCS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00465 - ALL 3676/Anth 3023/GloS 3961
Typically offered: Fall Odd, Spring Even Year
Contemporary society/culture in South Asia from anthropological perspective with reference to nationalism; postcolonial identities; media and public culture; gender, kinship, and politics; religion; ethnicity; and Indian diaspora.
GLOS 3969 - 20th Century India
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02007
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
India under British hegemony in 1914 through Mahatma Gandhi/nationalist movement. World War II. British departure, creation of India/Pakistan. Nehru. Indira, Rajiv Gandhi.
HIST 3489 - 20th Century India
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02007 - Hist 3489/GloS 3969
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
India under British hegemony in 1914 through Mahatma Gandhi and his nationalist movement; World War II; the British departure; creation of India and Pakistan; Nehru; Indira and Rajiv Gandhi.