College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Global Studies : Major/Minor

Foundation courses (required)
Modern Languages - second year competency (up to 8 hours)

Study Abroad - one or two semesters recommended (courses taken abroad may satisfy requirements for core courses or electives of the Global Studies major).

OCST 301 Study Abroad Preparation and Review

ANTH 110 Cultural Anthropology
GLBS 101 Introduction to Global Studies
GLBS 495 Global Issues Seminar
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics or ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
HIST 107 The World in the 20th Century
POLS 271 World Politics

General Global Studies Track
Choose 16 elective credits from at least two of the Categories 1 - 6 below, including at least 2 courses at the 300/400 level.

International Relations Track
Choose 16 elective credits from Categories 1, 2, 3, and 4, including at least 2 courses at the 300/400 level.

International Business Track
Choose 15 elective credits from Category 3, including at least 2 courses at the 300/400 level.

Categories of electives

1. History

HIST 111 Modern Western History
HIST 151 The Rise and Fall of Iberia, 1450-1950
HIST 300 Topics in History (upon approval by Director)
HIST 301 America in War during the 20th Century
HIST 302 The Vietnam War
HIST 316 Twentieth-Century Europe
HIST 321 History of Fascism
HIST 322 Churchill, Stalin, Roosevelt, Hitler
HIST/GLBS 323 History of Stuff
HIST 325 Imperialism in Africa and Asia
HIST 326 The Modern Middle East and North Africa
HIST 327 Propaganda: Persuasion, Art and War
HIST/PHIL 328 Visions of Modernity: Art, Politics and Ideas
HIST 371 American Diplomacy, 1763-1898
HIST 372 America as a World Power, 1898-Present
HIST 383 Nazi Holocausts
HIST 387 Modern France

2. Political Science

POLS 251 European Politics
POLS 253 Dictatorship and Democracy
POLS 373 Terrorism and International Security
POLS 282 Latin American Politics
POLS 200/300/400 Topics (upon approval)

3. Economics and Business

ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
FIN 458 International Financial Management
BUSI 457 International Business
MKTG 489 International Marketing
ECON/BUSI/FIN 495 Topics (upon approval)

4. Cultural Anthropology and Interdisciplinary Studies

ANTH 303 Health and Culture
ANTH 304 Language and Culture
ANTH 309 Magic and Religion *
ANTH 312 Violence and Culture *
ANTH 200/300/400 Special Topics in Anthropology
ANTH 470 Anthropology Field Work
FREN 210 Global Perspective: Paris
FREN 313 French Speaking Africa
FREN 316 Contemporary French Culture *
GRMN 316 German History and Culture *
SPAN 210 Pilgrims and Tourist Santiago
SPAN 212 Buenos Aires: Literature and the Arts
WMST 200/300/400Special Topics in Women's Studies (upon approval)

5. Art, Literature, and Communications

ARTH 121 Wild Spirits and Divine Kings
ARTH 123 Art of China
ARTH 124 Native American Arts: Spirited Materials and Technologies
ARTH 300/400 Topics Art History (upon approval)
ARTH 301 African Art I
ARTH 302 African Art II
ARTH 363 Ceramics and Cultural Identity: Global Traditions & Innovations
COMM 300/400 Special Topics in Communication [e.g. Global Media]
ENGL 251 World Literature I
ENGL 252 Contemporary World Literature
FREN 310 Reading French Texts *
FREN 312 French Literature II *
IART 300 Studio Topics in Interdisciplinary Art
MUSC 211 World Music
SPAN 312 Peninsular Culture and Literature II
SPAN 316 Latin American Culture and Literature II
SPAN 400 Topics in Hispanic Literature
THEA/MUSC 210 The Performing Arts: A Global Perspective

6. Philosophy and Religion
RLGS 105 Introduction to World Religions
RLGS 252 Judaism and Islam
RLGS Asian Religions

Total Credits: 48 or 50

*these courses have prerequisites; see course descriptions

Minor Requirements

The following course (completed with a grade of C or better) are required.

1. Foundation Courses (required)

Modern Languages: second year competency required
Study Abroad: at least one semester recommended
GLBS 101 Intro to Global Studies

2. Electives

After consultation with the Global Studies advisor/program director, choose 2
of these Global Studies core courses:

ANTH 110 Cultural Anthropology
HIST 107 The World in the 20th Century
POLS 271 World Politics

Eight additional credits at the 300 or 400 level from the Global Studies electives.

Total credits: 20

More Information

Global Studies Careers
Global Studies Major and Minor Course Requirements
Modern Languages
Study Abroad
Comparative Cultures