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Global Studies BA

Global Studies BA
Course Number and TitleCredits
UF 100 Foundations of Intellectual Life3
UF 200 Foundations of Ethics and Diversity3
FW ENGL 101 Writing and Rhetoric I3
FW ENGL 102 Writing and Rhetoric II3
FC Foundations of Oral Communication3
FM Foundations of Mathematics course3-4
FN ENVSTD 121 Introduction to Environmental Studies3
FN Foundations of Natural, Physical, & Applied Sciences course with lab4
FA Foundations of Arts course3
FH Foundations of Humanities course in Foreign language: exclude ASL and Latin4
FS ECON 202 Principles of Microeconomics or
FS SOC 230 Introduction to Ethnic Studies
3
FS GLOBAL 101 Global Studies: Conflict, Cooperation, and Change3
Foreign Language (two-year sequence of single language to total 16 credits. Excludes American Sign Language and Latin. Taken in addition to language course taken for the FH.)12
ENGL 216 Literature and Global Consciousness3
GLOBAL 200 Culture and Political Change through Film3
FF GLOBAL 499 Capstone Research Seminar3
SPS 200 Careers in Public Service3
SPS 240 Playing with Public Data3
SPS 300 Communication in Public Sphere3
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 & Political Change in the Global South
GLOBAL 303 Global Economic Development
GLOBAL 304 Sustainable Futures
9
Complete the coursework under one of the following emphasis areas to graduate with a BA in Global Studies.

International Relations Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
ECON 201 Principles of Macroeconomics3
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:
*GENDER 301 Feminist Theory
GLOBAL 320 Selected Topics in Contemporary International Relations
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 431 Seminar in Contemporary International Relations
POLS 432 Civil War and Terrorism
SOC 395 The Sociology of War and Peace
9
Upper-division electives to total 4010-13
Electives to total 120 credits9-11
Total120

Sustainable Futures Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
ECON 201 Principles of Macroeconomics3
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
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
ENGL 408 Writing for Nonprofits & Software Documentation
GLOBAL 330 Selected Topics in Contemporary Sustainable Futures
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 409 Environmental Politics
POLS 421 International Law and Organization
POLS 429 International Political Economy
SOC 440 Environmental Sociology
9
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits10-13
Electives to total 120 credits6-8
Total120

World Cultures Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
Choose one (1) 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 301 Conversational Spanish
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 & Software Documentation
*GENDER 301 Feminist Theory
GLOBAL 340 Selected Topics in Contemporary World Cultures
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 4010-13
Electives to total 120 credits9-11
Total120

World Economics Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
ECON 201 Principles of Macroeconomics3
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 350 Selected Topics in Contemporary World Economics
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 credits10-13
Electives to total 120 credits9-11
Total120
*These courses have a prerequisite that is not for the major, but is required prior to taking this course.