Global Studies Requirements

Please note that many of the courses within Global Studies concentrations carry prerequisites not met through Global Studies requirements. These courses are noted with an asterisk (*). Please consult the course listing in the Bulletin for more details.

Concentrations within the Global Studies major include:
Anthropology
Gender and Women's Studies
Global Business Administration
Global Economics
Global Post-Secondary Education Administration
Intercultural Studies
International Development
Modern European Culture 

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Major in Global Studies—GLST (27–33 hours)

The following are required. In addition, one concentration must be chosen.

  • ANTH 253 Survey I: Culture and Language
  • ECON 251 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • HIST 104 World Civilization II
  • POSC 206 International Politics
    or POSC 207 Comparative Politics
  • GLST 495 Senior Seminar in Global Studies

Anthropology Concentration (12–14 hours)

All of the following:

  • ANTH 254 Survery II: Human Prehistory
  • ANTH 364 Ethnographic Methods

Two of the following:

  • ANTH 141 People and Nature
  • ANTH 320 Anthropology of Race and Racism
  • ANTH 346 Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective
  • ANTH 392 Topics in Cultural Anthropology
  • ANTH 394 Topics in Archaeology
  • ANTH 435 Politics of Multiculturalism
  • ANTH 497 Independent Study in Anthropology
  • ANTH 499 Anthropological Internship
  • BIO 312* Evolution
  • BIO 313* Economic Botany
  • BIO 316* Conservation Biology
  • BIO 320* Parasitology
  • BIO 323* Ecology
  • GWS/POSC 333 Transnational Feminisms
  • HIST 415 International Women’s Movements
  • POSC 319 Politics of International Development
  • POSC 326 Global Environmental Politics

Or an upper-level course taken by permission through an approved study abroad program (3 hours)


Gender and Women’s Studies Concentration (12 hours)

All of the following:

  • GWS 207 Introduction to Gender and Women’s Studies

Three of the following:

  • ANTH 346 Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective
  • GWS/POSC 333 Transnational Feminisms
  • GWS 376 Chinese Women and Society
  • HIST 370 A History of Modern European Women
  • HIST 383 Women in Africa and the Middle East
  • HIST 408/POSC 365 Gender and Politics
  • HIST 415 International Women’s Movements
  • MLSP 424 Contemporary Spanish Women Writers
  • MLSP 429 Latin American Women Writers
  • PHIL 243* Introduction to Feminist Philosophy

Or an upper-level course taken by permission through an approved study abroad program (3 hours)


Global Business Administration Concentration (18 hours)

All of the following:

  • BUAD 201 Principles of Financial Accounting
  • BUAD 221 Principles of Management
  • BUAD 231 Principles of Marketing
  • BUAD 312 Principles of Finance
  • ECON 252 Principles of Microeconomics

One of the following:

  • BUAD 349 Survey of International Business and Economics
  • BUAD/MLFR 408 Culture of Business in the French-Speaking World
  • BUAD 416 International Financial Management
  • BUAD 422 International Management
  • BUAD 432 International Marketing
  • BUAD 447 International Business Law

Or an upper-level course taken by permission through an approved study abroad program (3 hours)

 

Global Economics Concentration (12 hours)

All of the following:

  • ECON 252 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 351 Intermediate Macroeconomics
    or ECON 352 Intermediate Microeconomics
  • ECON 452 International Trade and Finance

One of the following:

  • ECON 354 Economic Development
  • ECON 356 Comparative Economic Systems
  • ECON 357 Public Sector Economics
  • ECON 358 Labor Economics

Or an upper-level course taken by permission through an approved study abroad program (3 hours)

 

 Global Post-secondary Education Administration Concentration (15 hours)

All of the following:

  • BUAD 221 Principles of Management
  • COMM 350 Intercultural Communication
  • EDUC 488 Practicum in Intercultural Education (through CWIL)
  • ICS 201 Introduction to Intercultural Studies

One of the following:

  • BUAD 305* Accounting for Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • BUAD 329 Gender and Race Issues in Management
  • BUAD 416* International Financial Management
  • BUAD 422 International Management
  • COMM 404 Non-Profit Public Relations Campaigns and Theory
  • EDUC 201 Foundations for Teaching in a Multicultural Society
  • MODL 315* English and the World

Or an upper-level course taken by permission through an approved study abroad program (3 hours)

 

Intercultural Studies Concentration (12 hours)

All of the following:

  • ICS 201 Introduction to Intercultural Studies

One of the following:

  • ANTH 320 Anthropology of Race and Racism
  • ANTH 435 Politics of Multiculturalism
  • COMM 350 Intercultural Communication
  • POSC 207 Comparative Politics
  • PSYC 438* Stereotyping and Prejudice

One of the following:

  • ICS 366 Critical Whiteness Studies
  • POSC 319 The Global Politics of International Development
  • POSC 390 Special Topics in Political Science (approved topics)
  • PSYC 438* Stereotyping and Prejudice

One from a category above or from the following (at least 3 hours):

  • BIO 270 Environments of Ecuador
  • BIO 313* Economic Botany
  • BIO 320* Parasitology
  • BUAD 422* International Management
  • ENLT 203 Studies in Literature (approved topics)
  • GWS 376 Chinese Women and Society
  • HIST 220 East African History and Cultures
  • HIST 383 Women in Africa and the Middle East
  • HIST 384 Africa Since 1800
  • HUST 203 Asian Influence on Western Literature
  • BUAD/MLFR 408 The Culture of Business in the French-Speaking World
  • MLFR 462 Francophone Cultures and Literature
  • MLFR 491 Topics in French Studies (approved topics)
  • MODL 315 English and the World
  • PHIL 245 Non-Western Philosophy
  • POSC 304 Latin American Politics

Or an upper-level course taken by permission through an approved study abroad program (3 hours)

Note: PSYC 438 may not be used to satisfy more than one category requirement.

 

International Development Concentration (12 hours)

All of the following:

  • ECON 354* Economic Development or POSC 319 The Global Politics of International Development
  • HIST 384 Africa Since 1800

Two of the following (if not taken above):

  • BUAD 447 International Business Law
  • COMM 350 Intercultural Communication
  • ECON 354* Economic Development
  • ECON 452* International Trade and Finance
  • ICS 300 Experiential Learning (Honduras)
  • HIST 383 Women in Africa and the Middle East
  • MODL 315 English and the World
  • POSC 304 Latin American Politics
  • POSC 319 The Global Politics of International Development
  • POSC 326 Global Environmental Politics

Or an upper-level course taken by permission through an approved study abroad program (3 hours)

 

Modern European Culture Concentration (12 hours)

One of the following:

  • ENLT 341 18th-Century British Novel
  • ENLT 342 19th-Century British Novel
  • ENLT 343 20th-Century British Novel
  • ENLT 371 Studies in European Literature
  • ENLT 380 18th Century British Literature
  • ENLT 381 Romantic Movement
  • ENLT 382 Victorian Literature
  • ENLT 383 20th-Century British Literature
  • ENLT 384 Romantic Era Feminism
  • ENLT 417 Major Literary Figures (British)
  • HUST 464* Colloquium IV
  • MLFR 203 French Language and Reading I
  • MLFR 304 French Language and Reading II
  • MLFR 453 18th-Century French Literature
  • MLFR 454 19th-Century French Novel
  • MLFR 455 19th-Century French Poetry
  • MLFR 457 20th-Century French Novel
  • MLIT 303/303RM Introduction to Italian Literature I
  • MLIT 304RM Introduction to Italian Literature II
  • MLIT 350 Italian Short Story
  • MLIT 425 Italy on the Stage: 16th to 20th Centuries
  • MLIT 430 Modern Italian Novel
  • MLSP 320 Introduction to the Study of Spanish Literature
  • MLSP 418 Survey of 19th and 20th-Century Spanish Literature
  • MLSP 420 Contemporary Spanish Novel
  • MLSP 424 Contemporary Spanish Women Writers

One of the following:

  • HIST 348 Origins of Modern Europe
  • HIST 359 Europe in the 19th Century: 1815-1914
  • HIST 360 Europe in the 20th Century: 1914-Present
  • HIST 366 History of England, 1600 to Present
  • HIST 369 History of Revolutionary France
  • HIST 370 A History of Modern European Women
  • HIST 377 Russia
  • HIST 382 Modern East/Central Europe
  • HIST 422 Living with the Enemy
  • HUST 462* Cultural History IV: The Modern World

One of the following:

  • HUST 462* Cultural History IV: The Modern World
  • MLFR 370 French Civilization
  • MLFR 408 The Culture of Business in the French-Speaking World
  • MLFR 420 French Cinema
  • MLFR 440 Contemporary France
  • MLFR 491 Topics in French Studies (approved topics)
  • MLIT 320 Italian Cinema 1945-1965
  • MLIT 360 Italian Cultural Studies
  • MLSP 316 Civilization of Spain
  • MODL 315 English and the World
  • PHIL 331 Descartes to Skepticism
  • PHIL 332 Kant and His Critics
  • PHIL 343 20th Century Philosophy

One of the following:

  • One additional course from one of the above
  • An upper-level course taken by permission through an approved study abroad program

* HUST 462 and 464 must be taken together. HUST 462 may not be used to satisfy more than one category requirement.