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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 Spring 2014
  • 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 3101 and GLOS 3144, students declare a thematic and regional concentration and complete an additional 9 credits, including at least one breadth requirement, one course in a theme, and one course in a region. Students may earn a B.A. or a minor in global studies, but not both.
Minor Courses
GLOS 3145 - Global Modernity, the Nation-State, and Capitalism (3.0 cr)
GLOS 3144 - Knowledge, Power, and the Politics of Representation in Global Studies (3.0 cr)
Breadth course chosen in consultation with a global studies adviser.
Course in a given theme, chosen in consultation with a global studies adviser.
Course in a specific region, chosen in consultation with a global studies adviser.
 
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GLOS 3145 - Global Modernity, the Nation-State, and Capitalism
Credits: 3.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00844 - GloS 3145/GloS 3415H/GloS 3101
Grading Basis: A-F only
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: soph or jr or sr
GLOS 3144 - Knowledge, Power, and the Politics of Representation in Global Studies
Credits: 3.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00749 - GloS 3144/GloS 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: soph, jr, or sr