Description: Samples of culture, literature and language from around the world. Representative countries and regions include Western and Eastern Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Taught in English.
Description: How and why states act as they do in their contemporary international relations. Continuing factors, such as power, war, ideology, and governmental organizations, and recently emerging influences, including supranational organizations, multinational corporations, and natural resource allocation analyzed. Diverse approaches and theories examined.
Prerequisites: Global Studies major or minor
Letter grade only.
Description: In this foundation course you will develop an understanding of the contemporary and interdisciplinary nature of global studies. Global Studies focuses on basic questions, such as the connectivity of human populations and their activities across time and space, the dynamics of conflict in different regions, and how local issues or regional developments have profound impacts on people across the globe.
Description: A survey of literatures written since 1850 from around the globe in historical and cultural contexts.
Description: An introduction to the United Nations system and the Model United Nations program, including research, debate and resolution writing.
Description: Interdisciplinary comparative literature course that offers critical studies on socio-political changes in modern nations and respective cultures. It focuses on war, revolution, migration, exile, diaspora, and transnational conditions. Letter grade only.
Description: Close study of stories, in various forms, from around the world. Considers the role of gender, race, and history as lenses through which to approach the production and reception of storytelling. Readings, discussions, and assignments conducted in English.
Description: Survey on the literary production written by women in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Description: An examination of environmental engagement in the novels, short stories, poetry, films, and music of the French-speaking world.
Description: Faculty-led study abroad course. Topics and locations of travel will vary.
Students must apply to the Chief Adviser of Global Studies the semester preceding the one in which they wish to register. Pass/No Pass only.
Description: Internship program in a foreign country or in the United States with a governmental or private agency involved in global issues.
Description: Topics vary.
Prerequisites: Junior standing with 18 credits completed toward major in Global Studies
Only 3 hours will count toward the Global Studies major.
Description: Capstone course for majors in global studies. Topical seminar for seniors; required for all majors in global studies. Offered with a different topic each time and taught by program faculty.
Self-paced course. Can result in publication. Suitable for domestic and international research experiences.
Description: Structuring a global research experience while strengthening research and science communication skills and enhancing global competency and awareness.
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; and 9 credit hours completed toward major in Global Studies; and permission
Projects as approved by the Director of Global Studies. Pass/No Pass only.