UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN OSHKOSH

Course Offerings - INTERNATIONAL STUDIES


Two types of courses count for credit in the International Studies Major: a) those with the prefix 59, which appear as Course List 1; b) courses offered by departments participating in the program, which appear as Course List 2. The (AF), (AS), (EU)and (LA) designators indicate African Studies, Asian Studies, European Studies, and Latin American Studies respectively. Area Studies appear in Course List 3.

COURSE LIST 1
59-105 Europe: An Introduction to European Studies (EU) 1 cr. (Spring)
A look at Europe's geography, cultures and peoples, with accents on contemporary society, economics and politics. Lectures and panel discussions by various university faculty (and guests) involved with these disciplines.
59-150 Introducing Asia (NW)(AS) 1 cr. (Spring)
An introductory course designed to acquaint students with various facets of Asian culture, tradition and institutions. Team-teaching approach is employed by Asian specialists.
59-205 Contemporary International Issues (SS) 3 cr. (Fall)
Interdisciplinary discussion of major current issues using the resources of several departments and outside organizations in team teaching.
59-206 Contemporary International Issues (SS) 3 cr. (Fall)
Interdisciplinary discussion of major current issues using the resources of several departments and outside organizations in team teaching.
59-207 Contemporary International Issues (SS) 3 cr. (Fall)
Interdisciplinary discussion of major current issues using the resources of several departments and outside organizations in team teaching.
59-227 Practicum in Diplomatic Practice 3 cr. (Fall)
Study of and practical experience in the techniques of international and global diplomacy, utilizing role playing to provide direct experience. The course will focus on the methods by which international diplomacy is conducted, with particular emphasis on multilateral settings in international organizations. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor must be obtained in advance. Normally this would require completion of 59-205 and either 50-102 or 84-115. Students are allowed to repeat twice and count the course toward the major and toward graduation up to three times.
59-228 Honors: Practicum in Diplomatic Practice 3 cr. (Fall)
Study of and practical experience in the techniques of international and global diplomacy, utilizing role playing to provide direct experience. The course will focus on the methods by which international diplomacy is conducted, with particular emphasis on multilateral settings in international organizations. Prerequisites: Completion of 59-205 and either 50-102 or 84-115. Consent of instructor, which must be obtained in advance.
59-250 Special Topics 1-3 cr.
Selected topics in International Studies.
59-302 United States National Security Policy 3 cr.
Military, economic, and political aspects of national security. NATO and other alliances; military aid; arms control; the military-industrial complex; politics of the defense budget.
59-308/508 Revolution and Development (NW)(AF)(AS)(LA) 3 cr. (Fall)
Analysis of socio-cultural diversity, economic underdevelopment, and political instability as problems in nation-building. Formulation of strategies to promote national integration and development. Case studies and role playing. Available on an honors contract basis to give credit in the University Scholars Program. Prerequisite: 59-205 or two courses from: 36-206, 36-207, 84-115. Any exceptions require the consent of the instructor in advance.
59-309 Honors: Revolution and Development (NW)(AF)(AS)(LA) 3 cr. (Fall)
Analysis of socio-cultural diversity, economic underdevelopment, and political instability as problems in nation-building. Formulation of strategies to promote national integration and development. Case studies and role playing. Prerequisite: 59-205 or two courses 36-206, 36-207, 84-115. Any exceptions require the consent of the instructor in advance.
59-312 Understanding Japan (NW)(AS) 3 cr.
An introduction to Japanese culture (emphasizing basic attitudes and values of the Japanese people) and to the problems which arise due to the different cultural backgrounds of citizens of the United States and Japan. Particular emphasis will be placed upon personal interaction in a business setting and business practices.
59-315 Perspectives on the Nuclear Age 3 cr.
An introduction to the scientific and historical data and current political and moral dilemmas concerning nuclear weapons and nuclear war. The interdisciplinary nature of this course will allow students to critically examine a wide variety of perspectives and will help students carefully evaluate nuclear weapons issues and policy in the future.
59-321/521 Central American Culture (LA) 3 cr.
Contemporary Central American culture with emphasis on political, social, economic, and religious development, popular and personal attitudes, methods of business, leisure activities, and the arts. Regional and individual country approach.
59-332 Study Tour 1-4 cr.
Study tours, including travel to various regions of the globe, directed and led by faculty members of the International Studies program, to provide students with direct contact with other cultures and societies. Includes background readings, field lectures, and reporting by the student as specified by the instructor in each case. Information on specific trips, fees, transportation, and trip expenses, will be announced each time the course is scheduled.
59-333 Study Tour 1-3 cr.
Study tours, including travel to various regions of the globe, directed and led by faculty members of the International Studies program, to provide students with direct contact with other cultures and societies. Includes background readings, field lectures, and reporting by the student as specified by the instructor in each case. Information on specific trips, fees, transportation, and trip expenses will be announced each time the course is scheduled.
59-341/541 Multinational Corporations in the International System (AF) 3 cr. (Spring)
A study of the role of multinational corporations in the modern world economy, their operating methods, and the effect of these corporations on home and host countries. Particular emphasis will be placed on the role of such companies in the development process in the Third World, employing case studies and role playing to provide practical experiences.
59-351 Special Topics 1-3 cr.
Selected topics in International Studies.
59-364 International Negotiation 3 cr.
A study of the techniques and procedures of international negotiation, stressing the methods utilized by professional diplomats and international civil servants to seek agreements regarding disputes between nations. Case studies will be employed to illustrate bilateral and multilateral negotiations within the scope of diplomatic practice and procedures. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor, which must be obtained in advance. (This will require completion of 59-205 and several other courses giving credit in International Studies, and successful participation in simulation exercises.) Students are allowed to repeat the course up to five times, counting the credit both toward the major and toward graduation.
59-396 Internship in International Studies 1-6 cr.
An individually arranged internship that enables students to gain practical experience working with government agencies, private groups, organizations, or businesses involved in international affairs or transactions. These experiences are intended for advanced students with extensive course work relating to International Studies. Students will prepare papers based on their experiences as well as being evaluated by their supervisors at the appropriate agency. Consult the coordinator for further information. Prerequisite: Junior standing, 59-205 and two upper division courses giving credit in the International Studies program and consent of agency supervisor.
59-398 Honors: Russian/East European Travel Seminar (EU) 1-3 cr. (Spring)
Analysis of the culture and political, economic, and social institutions of Russia and/or its former republics and Eastern Bloc countries. Course includes two-week study tour to Russia and/or former Soviet Republics and/or Eastern Europe. Prerequisites: consent of instructor. Graduate standing and consent of Graduate School advisor required for graduate credit.
59-399/599 Russian/East European Travel Seminar (EU) (2+1) 3 cr. (Spring)
Analysis of the culture and the political, economic, and social institutions of Russia and/or its former republics and Eastern Bloc countries. Course includes two-week study tour to Russia and/or Eastern Europe. Prerequisites: consent of instructor. Graduate standing and consent of Graduate School advisor required for graduate credit.
59-402 Seminar in International Studies 3 cr. (Spring)
Examination of selected topics using insights and information from the several social and behavioral disciplines. Prerequisite: Junior standing, 59-205, and two upper division courses giving credit in the International Studies Program which may be drawn from any participating discipline (see International Studies course list 1 and 2), or consent of instructor.
59-403 Honors: Seminar in International Studies 3 cr. (Spring)
See 59-402 for course description and prerequisite.
59-420 Seminar in Latin American Studies (LA) 3 cr. (Spring)
Seminar on Latin America, drawing upon the various disciplines of the social sciences, and stressing the role of each field in developing a total picture of Latin America. Prerequisite: nine hours of Latin American Studies courses or consent of the instructor.
59-446 Independent Study 1-3 cr.
See Independent Study under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.
59-456 Related Readings 1-3 cr.
See Related Readings under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.
59-474 Honors: Thesis 1-6 cr.
Prerequisites: University Scholar status and junior standing. Honors thesis projects include any advanced independent endeavor in the student's major field of study e.g., a written thesis, scientific experiment or research project, or creative arts exhibit or production. Proposals (attached to Independent Study contract) must show clear promise of honors level work and be approved by a faculty sponsor. Course title for transcript will be "Honors Thesis." Completed projects will be announced and presented to interested students and faculty. Maximum of 6 credits.

COURSE LIST 2
The courses listed below are those offered by departments participating in the International Studies Program, which count for credit in the International Studies Major as indicated. The (AF), (AS), (EU), and (LA) designators indicate African Studies, Asian Studies, European Studies, and Latin American Studies respectively.

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

59-105 Europe: An Intro. to European Studies (EU)

59-150 Introducing Asia (NW)(AS)

59-205/206/207 Contemporary International Issues (SS)

59-227 Practicum in Diplomatic Practice

59-228 Honors: Practicum in Diplomatic Practice

59-308/508 Revolution and Development (NW)(AF)(AS)(LA)

59-309 Honors: Revolution and Development (NW)(AF)(AS)(LA)

59-312 Understanding Japan (NW)(AS)

59-315 Perspectives on the Nuclear Age

59-321/521 Central American Culture (LA)

59-341/541 Multinational Corporations in the International System (AF)

59-402 Seminar in International Studies (AF)(AS)(EU)

59-403 Honors: Seminar in International Studies

59-420 Seminar in Latin American Studies (LA)

ANTHROPOLOGY

21-102 Introduction to Anthropology (SS)

21-122 World Ethnography (NW)

21-232 Cultural Anthropology (NW)

21-272 Nature of Languages

21-274 Language in Culture

21-318 Peoples and Cultures of Southern Asia (NW), (AS)

21-322 Peoples and Cultures of Africa (NW)(AF)

21-326 Peoples and Cultures of Oceania (NW)(AS)

21-328 Peasant and Contemporary Cultures of Latin America (LA)

21-330 Culture Change in Modern Africa (NW)(AF)

21-332 Magic and Religion (AF)

21-336 Social Organization

21-348 Economy, Nature, and Culture (AF)

21-352 Old World Archaeology (AF)

21-360 MesoAmerican Culture (NW)(LA)

21-376 Culture Change

ART

22-109 Art of the Western World (HU)

22-310 Art History, Ancient Art

22-311 Art History, Medieval Art (EU)

22-313 Art History, European Renaissance and Mannerist Art, 15th and 16th Centuries (EU)

22-315 Art History, European Baroque and Rococo Art, 17th and 18th Centuries (EU)

22-317 Art History, Art of India, China, and Japan (NW)(AS)

22-320 Art History, European Art, 19th-Century (EU)

22-321 Art History, 1900-1945 (EU)

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

28-375 International Marketing

ECONOMICS

36-206 Principles of Economics (Micro) (SS)

36-207 Principles of Economics (Macro) (SS)

36-309 Marxian Economics (EU)

36-319 Economics of Less Developed Countries (NW)(AF)(AS)

36-420 International Finance and Trade (EU)(AF)

36-421 Honors: International Finance and Trade (EU)(AF)

36-436 Comparative Economic Systems

ENGLISH

38-225 Modern British Literature (HU)(EU)

38-227 Modern World Literature (HU)

38-238 Introduction to the Literature of India (NW)(AS)

38-239 Introduction to Chinese Literature (NW)(AS)

38-240 Introduction to Japanese Literature (NW)(AS)

38-326 Studies in Classical Mythology

38-358 Post Colonial African Literature (AF)

38-365 Modern British Fiction (EU)

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

41-315 Survey of French Literature I (EU)

41-318 Survey of French Literature II (EU)

41-330 French Civilization (EU)

41-331 La Civilisation Française à Travers les Arts (EU)

41-350 Masterpieces of French Literature in English Translation (EU)

43-314 History of the German Language (EU)

43-315 Survey of German Literature I (EU)

43-318 Survey of German Literature II (EU)

43-321 Survey of German Literature III (EU)

43-330 German Civilization (EU)

43-350 Masterpieces of German Literature in English Translation (EU)

43-352 Novels of Hermann Hesse in English Translation (EU)

43-353 Honors: Novels of Hermann Hesse in English Translation (EU)

43-427 German Lyric Poetry (EU)

43-432 Goethe, Excluding Faust (EU)

43-435 Romanticism in German Literature (EU)

43-438 German Prose Works of the 19th-Century (EU)

43-440 German Drama of the 19th-Century (EU)

43-445 German Prose Works of the 20th-Century (EU)

48-350 Masterpieces of 19th-Century Russian Literature in English Translation (NW)(EU)

48-375 Masterpieces of 20th-Century Russian Literature in English Translation (NW)(EU)

49-315 Survey of Spanish Literature I (EU)

49-318 Survey of Spanish Literature II (EU)

49-320 Survey of Latin American Literature I (LA)

49-325 Survey of Latin American Literature II (LA)

49-332 Spanish Civilization (EU)

49-334 Latin American Civilization (LA)

49-335 Mexican Civilization (LA)

49-350 Masterpieces of Spanish Literature in English Translation (EU)

49-362 Special Topics in Spanish Literature: Optional Content (EU)

49-363 Special Topics in Spanish Civilization: Optional Content (EU)

49-364 Special Topics in Latin American Literature: Optional Content (LA)

49-365 Special Topics in Latin American Civilzation: Optional Content (LA)

49-375 Masterpieces of Spanish-American Literature in English Translation (LA)

49-401 Medieval and Renaissance Literature (EU)

49-404 Golden Age Literature (EU)

49-412 The 20th-Century (EU)

49-420 Latin American Short Story (LA)

GEOGRAPHY

50-102 World Regional Geography (NW)

50-111 Human Geography (SS)

50-213 Population Geography (SS)

50-311 Economic Geography

50-319 Latin America (NW)(LA)

50-321 Political Geography

50-331 Europe (EU)

50-338 Russian Realm (NW)(EU)

50-347 Geography of Far East (NW)(AS)

50-353 Subsaharan Africa (NW)(AF)

50-354 Middle East and North Africa (AF)

HISTORY

57-101 Early Civilization (SS)

57-102 Modern Civilization (SS)

57-103 Honors: Modern Civlization (SS)

57-302 Ancient Greece (EU)

57-303 Roman History (EU)

57-304 Early Middle Ages, 476-1122 (EU)

57-305 Late Middle Ages, 1122-1517 (EU)

57-306 The Crusades (EU)

57-308 Renaissance Europe (EU)

57-310 Reformation Europe (EU)

57-316 Romanticism and Revolution in Europe (EU)

57-318 Modernism and Nationalism in Europe (EU)

57-319 Europe Since 1919 (EU)

57-322 European Absolutism (EU)

57-323 Old Regime, French Revolution and Napoleon, 1763-1815 (EU)

57-350 Modern East-Central Europe (EU)

57-370 Russia to 1901 (NW)(EU)

57-371 Modern Russia (NW)(EU)

57-372 Medieval Britain to 1485 (EU)

57-373 Britain and Ireland 1485-1714 (EU)

57-374 Britain and Ireland 1714-1914 (EU)

57-375 Traditional Japan (NW)(AS)

57-376 Modern Japan (AS)

57-377 Traditional China (NW)(AS)

57-378 Modern China (NW)(AS)

57-379 Imperial Germany (EU)

57-380 Rise and Fall of Third Reich, 1919-1945 (EU)

57-381 Latin America to 1825 (NW)(LA)

57-382 Modern Latin America (NW)(LA)

57-383 Traditional Middle East, 330-1789 (AF)

57-384 Modern Middle East, 1789-1979 (AF)

57-387 German Witch Craze of the 16th and 17th Centuries (EU)

57-388 Holocaust: Destruction of European Jews (EU)

57-389 German Spies (EU)

57-397 American Foreign Relations to 1917

57-398 American Foreign Relations from 1917 to the Present

MUSIC

73-205 Survey of Music History I (EU)

73-207 Survey of Music History II (EU)

PHILOSOPHY

76-211 Philosophy in India (NW)(AS)

76-221 Philosophy in China (NW)(AS)

76-223 Honors: Philosophy in China (NW)(AS)

76-301 History of Ancient Philosophy (EU)

76-305 History of Modern Philosophy (EU)

POLITICAL SCIENCE

84-101 Introduction to Government (SS)

84-115 International Politics (SS)

84-309 Comparative West European Politics (EU)

84-311 Government and Politics of East Asia (NW)(AS)

84-317 U.S. Foreign Policy (EU)

84-336 Government and Politics of Russia (NW)(EU)

84-339 Political Economy of Asia (AS)

84-349 Foundations of Political Theory

84-355 Modern Political Thought

84-373 Special Topics: Group 3

84-374 Special Topics: Group 4

84-376 Studies on War and Peace

84-379 Latin American Government and Politics (NW)(LA)

84-383 Latin America in International Relations (LA)

84-393 International Law and Organization

84-395 Global Environmental Politics

84-410 Comparative Political Analysis

RELIGIOUS STUDIES

87-102 World Religions (NW)

87-203 The Old Testament (NW)

87-210 Christianity (HU)(EU)

87-221 The Hindu Tradition (NW)(AS)

87-222 Buddhism (NW)(AS)

87-240 Islam (NW)(AS)(AF)

87-335 Chinese Religions (NW)(AS)

87-337 Japanese Religion (NW)(AS)

87-355 Religion, War and Peace

87-356 Religion and Liberation Ethics (LA)

SOCIOLOGY

92-315 Population Problems

COMMUNICATION

96-337 Foundations of Speech Communication Theory

96-427 Speech Criticism

COURSE LIST 3: AREA STUDIES

These courses below are listed by area and serve to indicate the courses from lists 1 and 2 giving credit in each of the Area Studies Minors included in the International Studies Program. This list can also be used to determine courses counting toward area studies emphases within the International Studies Major.

AFRICAN STUDIES

21-322 Peoples and Culture of Africa (NW)

21-330 Culture Change in Modern Africa (NW)

21-332 Magic and Religion

21-348 Economic Anthropology

21-352 Old World Prehistory

36-319 Economics of Less Developed Countries (NW)

36-420 International Finance and Trade

36-421 Honors: International Finance and Trade (EU)(AF)

38-358 Post Colonial African Literature

50-353 Subsaharan Africa (NW)

50-354 Middle East and North Africa

57-383 Traditional Middle East, 330-1789

57-384 Modern Middle East, 1789-1979

59-308 Revolution and Development (NW)

59-309 Honors: Revolution and Development (NW)

59-341 Multinational Corporations in the International System

87-240 Islam (NW)

ASIAN STUDIES

21-318 Peoples and Cultures of Southern Asia (NW)

21-326 Peoples and Cultures of Oceania (NW)

22-317 Art History, Art of India, China, and Japan (NW)

36-319 Economics of Less Developed Countries (NW)

38-238 Introduction to the Literature of India (NW)

38-239 Introduction to Chinese Literature (NW)

38-240 Introduction to Japanese Literature (NW)

44-204 Intermediate Reading (Japanese) (HU)

50-347 Far East (NW)

57-375 Traditional Japan (NW)

57-376 Modern Japan

57-377 Traditional China (NW)

57-378 Modern China (NW)

59-150 Introducing Asia (NW)

59-308 Revolution and Development (NW)

59-309 Honors: Revolution and Development (NW)

59-312 Understanding Japan (NW)

59-402 Seminar in International Studies

59-403 Honors: Seminar in International Studies

76-211 Philosophy in India (NW)

76-221 Philosophy in China (NW)

76-223 Honors: Philosophy in China (NW)

84-311 Government and Politics of East Asia (NW)

84-339 Political Economy of Asia

87-221 The Hindu Tradition

87-222 Buddhism (NW)

87-240 Islam (NW)

87-335 Chinese Religions (NW)

87-337 Japanese Religion (NW)

EUROPEAN STUDIES

22-311 Art History, Medieval Art

22-313 Art History, European Renaissance and Mannerist Art, 15th and 16th Centuries

22-315 Art History, European Baroque and Rococo Art, 17th and 18th Centuries

22-320 Art History, European Art, 19th-Century

22-321 Art History, 1900-1945

36-309 Marxian Economics

36-420 International Finance and Trade

36-421 Honors: International Finance and Trade

38-225 Modern British Literature (HU)

38-365 Modern British Fiction

41-315 Survey of French Literature I

41-318 Survey of French Literature II

41-330 French Civilization

41-331 La Civilization Française à Travers les Arts

41-350 Masterpieces of French Literature in English Translation

43-314 History of the German Language

43-315 Survey of German Literature I

43-318 Survey of German Literature II

43-321 Survey of German Literature III

43-330 German Civilization

43-350 Masterpieces of German Literature in English Translation

43-352 Novels of Hermann Hesse in English Translation

43-353 Honors: Novels of Hermann Hesse in English Translation

43-427 German Lyric Poetry

43-432 Goethe, Excluding Faust

43-435 Romanticism in German Literature

43-438 German Prose Works of the 19th-Century

43-440 German Drama of the 19th-Century

43-445 German Prose Works of the 20th-Century

48-350 Masterpieces of 19th-Century Russian Literature in English Translation (NW)

48-375 Masterpieces of 20th-Century Russian Literature in English Translation (NW)

49-315 Survey of Spanish Literature I

49-318 Survey of Spanish Literature II

49-332 Spanish Civilization

49-350 Masterpieces of Spanish Literature in English Translation

49-362 Special Topics in Spanish Literature: Optional Content

49-363 Special Topics in Spanish Civilization: Optional Content

49-401 Medieval and Renaissance Literature

49-404 Golden Age Literature

49-412 The 20th Century

50-331 Europe

50-338 Russian Realm (NW)

57-302 Ancient Greece

57-303 Roman History

57-304 Early Middle Ages, 476-1122

57-305 Late Middle Ages, 1122-1517

57-306 The Crusades

57-308 Renaissance Europe

57-310 Reformation Europe

57-316 Romanticism and Revolution in Europe

57-318 Modernism and Nationalism in Europe

57-319 Europe Since 1919

57-322 European Absolutism

57-323 Old Regime, French Revolution and Napolean, 1763-1815

57-350 Modern East-Central Europe

57-370 Traditional Russia (NW)

57-371 Modern Russia (NW)

57-372 Medieval Britain to 1485

57-373 Britain and Ireland 1485-1714

57-374 Britain and Ireland 1714-1914

57-379 Imperial Germany

57-380 Rise and Fall of Third Reich, 1919-1945

57-387 German Witch Craze of the 16th and 17th Centuries

57-388 Holocaust: Destruction of European Jews

57-389 German Spies

59-105 Europe: An Introduction to European Studies

59-398 Honors: Russian/East European Travel Seminar

59-399 Russian/East European Travel Seminar

59-402 Seminar in International Studies

59-403 Honors: Seminar in International Studies

73-205 Survey of Music History I

73-207 Survey of Music History II

76-301 History of Ancient Philosophy

76-305 History of Modern Philosophy

84-309 Comparative West European Politics

84-317 United States Foreign Policy

84-336 Government and Politics of Russia (NW)

87-210 Christianity (HU)

LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES

21-328 Peasant and Contemporary Cultures of Latin America

21-360 Meso American Culture

49-320 Survey of Latin America Literature I

49-325 Survey of Latin American Literature II

49-334 Latin American Civilization

49-335 Mexican Civilization

49-364 Special Topics in Latin American Literature: Optional Content

49-365 Special Topics in Latin American Civilization: Optional Content

49-375 Masterpieces of Spanish American Literature in English Translation

49-420 Latin American Short Story

50-319 Latin America (NW)

57-381 Latin America to 1825

57-382 Modern Latin America

59-308 Revolution and Development (NW)

59-309 Honors: Revolution and Development (NW)

59-321 Central American Culture

59-420 Seminar in Latin American Studies

84-379 Latin American Government and Politics (NW)

84-383 Latin America in International Relations

87-356 Religion and Liberation Ethics

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