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Global Studies BA

School of Public Service 

Global Studies BA
Course Number and TitleCredits
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing3
ENGL 102 Intro to College Writing and Research3
UF 100 Intellectual Foundations3
UF 200 Civic and Ethical Foundations3
DLM Mathematics3-4
DLN ENVSTD 121 Introduction to Environmental Studies3
DLN Natural, Physical, & Applied Sciences course with lab4
DLV Visual and Performing Arts3
DLL Foreign Language Course: excluding ASL and Latin4
DLS ECON 201 Principles of Macroeconomics3
DLS GLOBAL 101 Global Studies: Conflict, Cooperation, and Change3
Foreign Language (two-year sequence of a single language to total 16 credits. Excludes American Sign Language and Latin. Taken in addition to language course taken for the DLL.)12
ENGL 216 Cultural Exchange in Transnational Literatures3
GLOBAL 200 Cultural and Political Change through Film3
FF GLOBAL 499 Capstone Research Seminar3
SOC 230 Introduction to Ethnic Studies3
CID SPS 300 Communication in Public Service3
Experiential learning courses from the following:
FORLNG 123 International Peer Service Learning
LEAD 225 Civic Engagement and Leadership
GLOBAL 493 Internship
Courses can be repeated to satisfy 3 credit requirement, with the exception of FORLNG 123, which can only be repeated once. Courses taken through an International Study Abroad will also satisfy this requirement.
3
Three (3) of the following:
GLOBAL 300 World Literatures
GLOBAL 301 History of Globalization
GLOBAL 302 Social and Political Change in the Global South
GLOBAL 303 Global Economic Development
GLOBAL 304 Sustainable Futures
9
Select a region. Within that region, take two (2) courses from different disciplines.

Latin America
HIST 363 History of Mexico
HIST 364 Drugs and Violence in Latin America
HIST 365 Borders and Borderlands in Latin America
POLS 423 Latin American Politics
SPANISH 377 Latin American Culture and Civilization
SPANISH 385 Mexican American Culture and Civilization
SPANISH 403 Survey of Latin American Literature I
SPANISH 404 Survey of Latin American Literature II
SPANISH 425 Mexican American Literature
SPANISH 430 Topics in Latin American Literature
SPANISH 475 Latin American Today
SPANISH 476 Human Rights in Latin America

Asia
FORLNG 310 Japanese Culture and Society
FORLNG 320 China Today
FORLNG 321 Chinese Culture Through Film
HIST 372 The History of Modern Southeast Asia
HIST 373 The History of Modern China
PHIL 321 Eastern Philosophy
POLS 425 Politics in Asia

Europe
Any upper-division BASQ-STD course
FRENCH 376 French Culture and Civilization
FRENCH 404 Survey of French Literature
FRENCH 420 Topics in French Literature
FRENCH 475 France Today
FRENCH 490 Topics in French & Francophone Cinema
GERMAN 377 German Culture and Civilization
GERMAN 404 Survey of German Literature I
GERMAN 405 Survey of German Literature II
GERMAN 420 Topics in German Literature
GERMAN 455 Contemporary German Literature
GERMAN 475 The German-Speaking World Today
GERMAN 477 Women’s Literature of the German-Speaking World
GERMAN 490 Topics in German Cinema
HIST 319 Europe since the Second World War
POLS 422 Politics in Russia and Eastern Europe
POLS 426 European Politics
SPANISH 376 Spanish Peninsular Culture and Civilization
SPANISH 405 Survey of Spanish Peninsular Literature I
SPANISH 406 Survey of Spanish Peninsular Literature II
SPANISH 440 Topics in Spanish Peninsular Literature
SPANISH 450 Basque Literature in Spanish Translation
SPANISH 491 Basque Cinema

Middle East and Africa
FORLNG 381 Contemporary Arab Women Writers
HIST 368 The Islamic Middle East
HIST 369 The Modern Middle East
POLS 427 Politics of Africa

North America
CANSTD 301 Investigating Canada: A Preliminary Survey
CANSTD 302 Controversial Issues in Contemporary Canada
HIST 363 History of Mexico
HIST 365 Borders and Borderlands in Latin America
POLS 424 Canadian Politics
SOC 305 Racial and Cultural Minorities
SOC 306 Sociology of African Americans
SOC 307 The Asian American Social Experience
SOC 332 Introduction to Mexican-American Studies
SOC 333 Contemporary Issues of Chicanas/Chicanos
6
Complete the coursework under one of the following emphasis areas to graduate with a BA in Global Studies.

International Relations Emphasis

International Relations Emphasis
ECON 202 Principles of Microeconomics3
POLS 298 Introduction to Political Inquiry3
POLS 398 Advanced Political Science Methods3
Choose three (3) from the following courses, which must be from at least two (2) disciplines:

GLOBAL 498 Seminar in Contemporary Global Issues
HIST 310 World-Wide Diaspora: Causes & Consequences of the Modern Refugee Crisis
HIST 319 Europe since the Second World War
HIST 326 History of the Holocaust
HIST 327 World War I
HIST 339 US Military History 1775-Present
POLS 305 Comparative Politics: Theories, Methods, and Political Processes
POLS 306 International Relations: Actors, Interactions, and Methods
POLS 420 Comparative Foreign Policy
POLS 421 International Law and Organization
POLS 429 International Political Economy
POLS 430 US Foreign Policy
POLS 432 Civil War and Terrorism
SOC 395 The Sociology of War and Peace
9
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits4-7
Electives to total 120 credits15-17
Total120

Sustainable Futures Emphasis

Sustainable Futures Emphasis
ECON 202 Principles of Microeconomics3
POLS 298 Introduction to Political Inquiry3
POLS 398 Advanced Political Science Methods3
Choose from the following courses, which must be from at least two (2) disciplines:
ANTH 314 Environmental Anthropology
ANTH 350 Human Behavioral Ecology
ENGL 408 Writing for Nonprofits and Software Documentation
ECON 311 History of Economic Thought
ECON 315 Global Economic Development
ECON 317 International Economics
ECON 325 Heterodox Political Economy
ECON 333 Natural Resource Economics
ECON 410 Public Finance
ECON 474 Sustainability and Economic Policy
INTBUS 445 International Trade and Investment Law
GEOG 470 Earth System Science and Global Warming
GLOBAL 498 Seminar in Contemporary Global Issues
POLS 305 Comparative Politics: Theories, Methods, and Political Processes
POLS 306 International Relations: Actors, Interactions, and Methods
POLS 409 Environmental Politics
POLS 410 Public Finance
POLS 421 International Law and Organization
POLS 429 International Political Economy
POLS 445 International Trade and Investment Law
SOC 440 Environmental Sociology
9
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits4-7
Electives to total 120 credits15-17
Total120

World Cultures Emphasis

World Cultures Emphasis
Choose one of the following:
ANTH 102 Cultural Anthropology
ARTHIST 102 Survey of Western Art II
ARTHIST 103 Survey of Far Eastern Art
3
ENGL 275 Methods of Literary Studies3
Choose one (1) of the following:
FRENCH 303 Advanced Conversation and Composition
GERMAN 303 Advanced Conversation and Composition
LING 305 Introduction to Language Studies
POLS 305 Comparative Politics: Theories, Methods, and Political Processes
SOC 412 Qualitative Social Research Methods
SPANISH 303 Advanced Conversation and Composition
3
Choose three (3) from the following courses, which must be from at least two (2) disciplines:

Any upper-division BASQ-STD, FORLNG, FRENCH, GERMAN, or SPANISH course that has not been applied to the regional requirement.

Any upper-division history course that is listed in regional requirement but has not been applied to regional requirement.

ART 300 Multicultural Arts
ARTHIST 354 Northern Renaissance Art
ARTHIST 356 Art of India
ARTHIST 359 Pre-Columbian Art
ENGL 338 Literature in Translation
ENGL 390 Ethnic Literature
ENGL 396 Postcolonial Literature
ENGL 408 Writing for Nonprofits and Software Documentation
GLOBAL 498 Seminar in Contemporary Global Issues
HIST 310 World-Wide Diaspora: Causes and Consequences of the Modern Refugee Crisis
LING 321 Introduction to Sociolinguistics
LING 331 The Politics of Language
SOC 305 Race and Cultural Minorities
SOC 407 Sociology of Religion
SOC 421 Social Inequality
9
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits4-7
Electives to total 120 credits15-17
Total120

World Economics Emphasis

World Economics Emphasis
ECON 202 Principles of Microeconomics3
POLS 298 Introduction to Political Inquiry3
POLS 398 Advanced Political Science Methods3
Choose three (3) of the following courses, from at least two (2) disciplines:
ECON 311 History of Economic Thought
ECON 315 Global Economic Development
ECON 317 International Economics
ECON 325 Heterodox Political Economy
ECON 333 Natural Resource Economics
ECON 410 (POLS 410) Public Finance
ECON 474 Sustainability and Economic Policy
GLOBAL 498 Seminar in Contemporary Global Issues
INTBUS 445 (POLS 445) International Trade and Investment Law
POLS 305 Comparative Politics: Theories, Methods, and Political Processes
POLS 306 International Relations: Actors, Interactions, and Methods
POLS 421 International Law and Organization
POLS 428 Seminar in Contemporary Comparative Politics
POLS 429 International Political Economy
9
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits4-7
Electives to total 120 credits15-17
Total120