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International Studies

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Kenneth J. Grieb, Program Coordinator

Department Office: Polk Library 57
Department Telephone: (920) 424-1291

Kenneth J. Grieb, African Studies Coordinator

Department Office: Polk Library 57 
Department Telephone: (920) 424-1291

James Frey, Asian Studies Coordinator

Department Office: Clow Faculty 325 
Department Telephone: (920) 424-2456

Heike Alberts, European Studies Coordinator

Department Office: Halsey Science S312 
Department Telephone: (920) 424-7109

Druscilla Scribner, Latin American Studies Coordinator

Department Office: Clow Faculty 423 
Department Telephone: (920) 424-0924

Code 59 or INTRNTL

Faculty

Faculty

Alberts Kapelusz-Poppi 
Baltutis Kaplan
Barnhill Lareau
Barricelli Lishka
P. Brown Loewenstein
Bryan Mouton
Burr Ngaboh-Smart 
Carlin Palmeri
Cortes Pontynen
Dziedzic Rivers
Earns D. Robson
Frey Rutz, Scribner
Gier Siemers
Gomez-Torres Slagter 
Gonzales-Muntaner Subulwa
Grieb Wade-Sirabian
Hohbein-Deegen Zaniewski
Jasinski

Degrees

Degrees

  • Undergraduate: A major in International Studies can lead to the degree(s): Bachelor of Arts; Bachelor of Science.

  • Graduate: The Department does not offer a graduate program. However, students who complete a major in our department may wish to consider advanced study at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh in Business or Public Administration. For specifics, please see the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Graduate Bulletin.

Summary of Fields of Study

 

Summary of Fields of Study

  1. Goal(s)

    • See the department for a listing of their goal(s).

  2. The Major(s)

    • The Department offers a choice of four topical emphases within the International Studies major. These are: 1) General International Studies, 2) International Business, 3) International Development and 4) Global and National Security.

    • Within the General International Studies emphasis, students may choose from the following area studies or disciplinary emphases: 1) African Studies, 2) Asian Studies, 3) European Studies, 4) Latin American Studies, 5) Anthropology, 6) Art, 7) Economics, 8) English, 9) French, 10) German, 11) Spanish, 12) Geography, 13) History, 14) Political Science and 15) Religious Studies.

  3. The Minor(s)

    • The Department offers four minors: 1) African Studies, 2) Asian Studies, 3) European Studies and 4) Latin American Studies.

Admission/Graduation Requirements

Admission/Graduation Requirements

  • To be eligible for graduation, students must meet all requirements for the degree being sought in addition to earning a minimum grade point average of 2.00 in all courses required for the International Studies major or Area Studies minor.

  • All students majoring in International Studies are required to complete 36 units (crs.) in the major, which include: 

    1) Required Courses (6 crs.), 2) Emphasis/Specialization (15 crs.), 3) Elective Courses (15 crs.)

  • For a complete list of courses that fulfill each emphasis or specialization, please see course lists below.

  • Within their emphasis and elective courses, a maximum of nine credits of introductory classes (100-200 level) may be counted towards the 36 credit requirement.

  • Students must include one course from at least four disciplines specified from Course List 2 in their 36 unit (cr.) major.

  • Foreign language requirement - All International Studies majors are also required to complete the foreign language requirement for the University's Bachelor of Arts Degree, in addition to the 36 required units (crs.) of International Studies courses. See the University degree requirements for details.

  • NOTE: Students enrolled in all tracks of the International Studies major are strongly advised to consult regularly with their adviser during programming each term. Such sessions will enable advisers to assist enrolled majors in making appropriate choices from available courses to assure that they meet all requirements of the International Studies major and include the required prerequisites for core courses.

  • Because of the numerous tracks within International Studies and the choices each offers there is no such thing as a "typical program of study”. Students enrolled in the International Studies Program may obtain sample programs of study, for each emphasis offered, from the International Studies office or website, but consultation with an adviser is essential due to the individual planning involved within the International Studies major.

Required Core Courses

Required Core Courses

International Studies

    • International Studies 205 Contemporary International Issues 3 cr.
    • International Studies 402 Senior Seminar in International Studies 3 cr. OR
    • International Studies 403 Honors: Senior Seminar in International Studies 3 cr.
  • Comment:

    Two types of courses count for unit (cr.) in the International Studies major: those with the prefix International Studies, which appear as List 1 and courses offered by departments participating in this program, which appear as List 2. Only courses on Lists 1 and 2 count toward International Studies.

The Major(s), with Emphases and/or Options

The Major(s), with Emphases and/or Options

International Studies Major

1. General International Studies Emphasis

Recommended for students who wish to develop a broad knowledge of international affairs suitable to a wide variety of careers in government, teaching, tourism and service professionals.

    • Required Units (crs.): 36 minimum
    • Required Courses (6 crs.): 59-205, 59-402 or 59-403
    • Specialization (15 crs.):

      A 15 credit specialization in a single discipline, a single geographical region or a single topic of international relevance. The specialization can be chosen from the lists below, or developed with the assistance of the International Studies Program Coordinator.

      Area Studies (courses chosen from Course List 3):

      • African Studies

      • Asian Studies

      • European Studies

      • Latin American Studies

        OR 

        Specialization in a particular discipline - Disciplinary Emphasis (courses chosen from Course List 2):

      • Anthropology

      • Art

      • Economics

      • English

      • French

      • German

      • Spanish

      • Geography

      • History

      • Political Science

      • Religious Studies

    OR 

    • A Self-Designed Emphasis - developed in consultation with the International Studies Program.
    • Elective Courses (15 crs.):

    An additional 15 units (crs.) selected from both Course Lists 1 and 2.
    Students must include one course from at least four disciplines specified from Course List 2 in their 36 unit (cr.) major. 
    A maximum of nine units (crs.) of introductory level courses (100 or 200 level) from participating departments may be counted toward the major.
    Comments:
    Students may find it advantageous to develop overlapping specializations by combining their chosen emphasis within the International Studies major with a minor in one of the Area Studies or in a participating discipline. Please see your International Studies adviser for more information.

2. International Business Emphasis 

Recommended for students who wish to combine study in Business Administration with an International Studies major, as preparation for business careers with firms engaged in international and global activities, including multinational corporations.

    • Required Units (crs.): 36 minimum

    • Required Courses (6 crs.): 59-205, 59-402 or 59-403

    • Specialization (15 crs.):

      A 15 credit specialization in International Business, to consist of:

      • International Studies - 308/309 Revolution and Development

      • Business 375 - International Marketing

      • Economics 420 - International Finance and Trade

      • International Studies 341 - Multinational Corporations

      • Political Science 322 - International Political Economy  

    • Elective Courses (15 crs.):

      • An additional 15 units (crs.) selected from both Course Lists 1 and 2.

        Students must include one course from at least four disciplines specified in Course List 2 in their 36 unit (cr.) major.

      • A maximum of nine units (crs.) of introductory level courses (100 or 200 level) from participating departments may be counted toward the major.

      • In addition to the 36 units (crs.) included in their International Studies major, students enrolled in the International Business Emphasis are required to take at least 12 units (crs.) of Business (including Business 375).
        Comments:
        Students enrolled in the International Business Emphasis are strongly advised to complete a minor in Business in the College of Business Administration (COBA).

        Prerequisites: Many of these courses have prerequisites. Students are responsible for checking the course descriptions for prerequisites. Students are strongly advised to consult regularly with their International Studies adviser to plan the completion of the necessary prerequisites in advance. 

        Students studying French and Spanish to meet the International Studies foreign language requirement should consider taking Business French (French 308) or Business Spanish (Spanish 308) as an elective within their Foreign Language major. 

3. International Development Emphasis

Recommended for students who wish to pursue an interdisciplinary approach to development issues, as a preparation for careers with businesses, government agencies, AID contractors, Non-Governmental Organizations and relief organizations involved in developing countries.

    • Required Units (crs.): 36 minimum
    • Required Courses (6 crs.): 59-205, 59-402 or 59-403
    • Specialization (15 crs.): 

      A 15 credit specialization in International Development, to consist of:

      • Political Science 326 - Politics of Development
      • International Studies 341 - Multinational Corporations
      • Political Science 323 - Comparative Constitutional Law
      • Economics 319 - Economics of Least Developed Countries
      • International Studies 308/309 - Revolution and Development
    • Elective Courses (15 crs.):

      • An additional 15 units (crs.) selected from both Course Lists 1 and 2.

      • Students must include one course from at least four disciplines specified from Course List 2 in their 36 unit (cr.) major.

      • A maximum of nine units (crs.) of introductory level courses (100 or 200 level) from participating departments may be counted toward the major.

    • Comments:

      Prerequisites: Some of the courses above have prerequisites. Students are responsible for checking the course descriptions for prerequisites. Students are strongly advised to consult regularly with their International Studies adviser to plan the completion of the necessary prerequisites in advance.

4. Global and National Security Emphasis

Recommended for students who wish to pursue careers as analysts or managers in national and homeland security in their respective countries, either with government agencies or in the private security sector.

    • Required Units (crs.): 36 minimum
    • Required Courses: In addition to the core courses for the International Studies Major:
      • International Studies 315 - Perspectives on the Nuclear Age
      • International Studies 302 - United States National Security Policy
      • Political Science 376 - International Conflict
      • Religious Studies 380 - Terrorism and Religious Violence and EITHER:
      • History 395 - United States Military History OR: 
      • Military Science 304 - Military History of World War II
    • Elective Courses (15 crs.):
      • An additional 15 units (crs.) to be selected from Course Lists 1 and 2 only:
      • Students must include at least one course from each of any of the four disciplines specified in Course List 2 in their 36 unit (cr.) major.
      • A maximum of nine units (crs.) in introductory level courses (100 or 200 level) from participating departments may be counted toward the major. 

The Minor(s)

The Minor(s)

  1. African Studies

    Recommended for students who seek specialized knowledge of Africa to supplement their majors and to enhance their career opportunities.

    • Required Units (crs.): 23 minimum

    • Required Courses:

      • International Studies: International Studies 402 or 403

    • Other Requirements: 20 additional units (crs.) from the courses in the African Studies section of Course List 3. Students must include one course each from any four of the departments specified in the African Studies list.

    • Electives: Additional courses beyond the minimum requirement may be taken from Course Lists 1 and 2.

    • Comment:

      Courses which satisfy the unit (cr.) requirements of this minor also count toward an International Studies major, enabling students to combine the two into a package of complementing specializations.
      French is the recommended foreign language for this minor.
  2. Asian Studies

    Recommended for students who wish to acquire a competence in Asian affairs and culture to supplement their majors and enable careers related to this area.

    • Required Units (crs.): 24 minimum

    • Required Courses:

      • International Studies: International Studies 402 or 403

    • Other Requirements: 21 additional units (crs.) from the courses in the Asian Studies section of Course List 3. Of these 21 units (crs.): 12 must be upper division units (crs.) from three of the departments specified in the Asian Studies list. Additionally: 15 units (crs.), out of these 21 required units (crs.), must represent courses in general Asian studies, South Asian or East Asian studies.

    • Electives: Additional courses beyond the minimum requirement may be taken from Course Lists 1 and 2, or from any course on Course List 3, under Asian Studies.

    • Students enrolled in the Asian Studies minor are encouraged to study the Japanese language. Asian Studies minors may count Japanese 204 as an elective in their Asian Studies Minor.
    • Comment:

      Courses which satisfy the unit (cr.) requirements of this minor also count toward an International Studies major, enabling students to combine the two into a package of complementing specializations.

  3. European Studies

    Recommended for students who wish to acquire a specialized knowledge of European affairs and culture to supplement their majors and to prepare for careers related to this area.

    • Required Units (crs.): 24 minimum

    • Required Courses:

      • International Studies: International Studies 402 or 403

    • Other Requirements: 21 additional units (crs.) from the courses in the European Studies section of Course List 3.

    • Electives: Additional courses beyond the minimum requirement may be taken from Course Lists 1 and 2.

    • Comment:

      Courses which satisfy the unit (cr.) requirements of this minor also count toward an International Studies major, enabling students to combine the two into a package of complementing specializations.

  4. Latin American Studies

    Recommended for students who wish to acquire a specialized knowledge of Latin American affairs and culture to supplement their majors and to prepare for careers related to this area, or for a teaching license in this field.

    • Required Units (crs.): 24 minimum

    • Required Courses:

      • International Studies: International Studies 420 (Seminar in Latin American Studies)

    • Other Requirements: 21 additional units (crs.) from the courses in the Latin American Studies section of Course List 3. Students must include at least one course each from any four of the departments specified in the Latin American Studies list.

    • Electives: Additional courses beyond the minimum requirement may be taken from Course Lists 1 and 2.

    • Comment:

      Courses which satisfy the unit (cr.) requirements of this minor also count toward an International Studies major, enabling students to combine the two into a package of complementing specializations.

      Students are strongly advised to include at least two years of Spanish in their studies.

Course Offering(s)

Course Offering(s)

Two types of courses count for unit (cr.) in the International Studies major: A) those with the prefix International Studies or 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

International Studies   205                                          3 (crs.)

Contemporary International Issues (NW)(XS)(SS)

Interdisciplinary discussion of major current issues using the resources of several departments and outside organizations in team teaching. (Fall)

 

 

International Studies   206                                          3 (crs.)

Contemporary International Issues (NW)(XS)(SS)

Interdisciplinary discussion of major current issues using the resources of several departments and outside organizations in team teaching. (Fall)

 

 

International Studies   207                                          3 (crs.)

Contemporary International Issues (NW)(XS)(SS)

Interdisciplinary discussion of major current issues using the resources of several departments and outside organizations in team teaching. (Fall)

 

 

International Studies   227                                          3 (crs.)

Practicum in Diplomatic Practice (SS)

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. Prerequisite: International Studies 205 and either Geography 102 or Political Science 115 and consent of instructor. Students are allowed to repeat twice and count the course toward the major and toward graduation up to three times. (Fall)

 

 

International Studies   228                                         3 (crs.)

Honors: Practicum in Diplomatic Practice (SS)

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. Prerequisite: International Studies 205 and either Geography 102 or Political Science 115, and consent of instructor. (Fall)

 

 

International Studies   250                                       1-3 (crs.)

Special Topics (SS)

Selected topics in International Studies.

 

 

International Studies   302                                          3 (crs.)

United States National Security Policy (SS)

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.

 

 

International Studies   308                                         3 (crs.)

Revolution and Development (AF) (AS) (LA) (SS) (NW)

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 Honors Program. Prerequisite: International Studies 205 and two courses from Economics 204, 206, and Political Science 115, and at least 9 units (crs.) of upper division (300 or 400 level) courses from International Studies Course List 2, or consent of instructor. 308/508 (Fall)

 

 

International Studies   309                                          3 (crs.)

Honors: Revolution and Development (NW)(AF)(AS)(LA)(SS)

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: International Studies 205 and two courses from Economics 204, 206, Political Science 115, and at least 9 units (crs.) of upper division (300 or 400 level) courses from International Studies Course List 2, or consent of instructor. (Fall)

 

 

International Studies   312                                          3 (crs.)

Understanding Japan (AS) (SS)(NW)

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.

 

 

International Studies   315                                          3 (crs.)

Perspectives on the Nuclear Age (SS)

An examination of the decisions by various governments regarding whether to produce nuclear weapons and the purpose of such weapons and other weapons of mass destruction in the context of the global Non-proliferation System, as well as the risks of terrorism involving weapons of mass destruction. Students will study both Nuclear Weapon States and aspirants to that category, as well as the numerous international treaties dealing with nuclear weapons and efforts to prevent their proliferation.

 

 

International Studies   321                                          3 (crs.)

Central American Culture (LA) (SS)

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.

 

 

International Studies   332                                       1-4 (crs.)

Study Tour (SS)

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.

 

 

International Studies   333                                       1-3 (crs.)

Study Tour (SS)

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.

 

 

International Studies   341                                         3 (crs.)

Multinational Corporations in the International System (AF) (SS)

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. Prerequisite: Two courses from International Studies 205, Economics 204, 206 and Political Science 115, or permission of instructor. 341/541 (Spring)

 

 

International Studies   351                                       1-3 (crs.)

Special Topics (SS)

Selected topics in International Studies.

 

 

International Studies   364                                          3 (crs.)

International Negotiation (SS)

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. Prerequisite: International Studies 205 and consent of instructor. (This will require 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 credits both toward the major and toward graduation.

 

 

International Studies   396                                       1-6 (crs.)

Internship in International Studies (SS)

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: International Studies 205 and at least 12 units (crs.) of upper division (300 or 400 level) courses from International Studies Course List 2 or permission of coordinator of International Studies.

 

 

International Studies   398                                       1-3 (crs.)

Honors: Russian/East European Travel Seminar (EU) (SS)

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. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Graduate standing and consent of Graduate School advisor required for graduate credit. (Spring)

 

 

International Studies   399                                       1-3 (crs.)

Russian/East European Travel Seminar (EU) (SS)

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. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Graduate standing and consent of Graduate School advisor required for graduate credit.  399/599 (Spring)

 

 

International Studies   402                                          3 (crs.)

Senior Seminar in International Studies (SS)

A capstone International Studies senior seminar intended to be taken as the final step in completion of the major or minor, using the study of selected topics from the field of International Studies. Students are expected to utilize their knowledge of the several disciplines that comprise the International Studies major, based on the previous courses they have completed within these disciplines. Prerequisite: International Studies 205 and 12 credits of upper division (300 or 400 level) courses from International Studies Course List 2, including courses from at least two disciplines from that list, or permission of the coordinator of International Studies. (Spring)

 

 

International Studies   403                                          3 (crs.)

Honors: Senior Seminar in International Studies (SS)

A capstone International Studies senior seminar intended to be taken as the final step in completion of the major or minor, using the study of selected topics from the field of International Studies. Students are expected to utilize their knowledge of the several disciplines that comprise the International Studies major, based on the previous courses they have completed within these disciplines. Prerequisites: A student in good standing in the University Honors Program. International Studies 205 and 12 credits of upper division (300 or 400 level) courses from International Studies Course List 2, including courses from at least two disciplines from that list, or permission of the coordinator of International Studies. (Spring)

 

 

International Studies   420                                         3 (crs.)

Seminar in Latin American Studies (LA) (SS)

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 units (crs.) of Latin American Studies courses or consent of the instructor. (Spring)

 

 

International Studies   446                                       1-3 (crs.)

Independent Study (SS)

See Independent Study under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.

 

 

International Studies   456                                       1-3 (crs.)

Related Readings (SS)

See Related Readings under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.

 

 

International Studies   474                                       1-6 (crs.)

Honors Thesis (SS)
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. Prerequisite: University Honors status and junior standing. Maximum of 6 units (crs.)
.

Course List 2

The courses listed below are those offered by departments participating in the International Studies Program, which count for unit (cr.) 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

  • International Studies 205/206/207 Contemporary International Issues
  • International Studies 227 Practicum in Diplomatic Practice
  • International Studies 228 Honors: Practicum in Diplomatic Practice
  • International Studies 302 US National Security Policy
  • International Studies 308 Revolution and Development (AF)(AS)(LA)
  • International Studies 309 Honors: Revolution and Development (AF)(AS)(LA)
  • International Studies 312 Understanding Japan (AS)
  • International Studies 315 Perspectives on the Nuclear Age
  • International Studies 321 Central American Culture (LA)
  • International Studies 341 Multinational Corporations in the International System (AF)
  • International Studies 364 International Negotiation
  • International Studies 402 Senior Seminar in International Studies
  • International Studies 403 Honors: Senior Seminar in International Studies
  • International Studies 420 Seminar in Latin American Studies (LA)

Anthropology

  • Anthropology 102 Introduction to Anthropology
  • Anthropology 122 World Ethnography
  • Anthropology 232 Cultural Anthropology
  • Anthropology 272 Nature of Languages
  • Anthropology 274 Language in Culture
  • Anthropology 318 Peoples and Cultures of Southern Asia (AS)
  • Anthropology 322 Peoples and Cultures of Africa (AF)
  • Anthropology 326 Peoples and Cultures of Oceania (AS)
  • Anthropology 328 Peasant and Contemporary Cultures of Latin America (LA)
  • Anthropology 330 Culture Change in Modern Africa (AF)
  • Anthropology 332 Magic and Religion (AF)
  • Anthropology 336 Social Organization
  • Anthropology 348 Economy, Nature, and Culture (AF)
  • Anthropology 352 Old World Archaeology (AF)
  • Anthropology 360 Mesoamerican Culture (LA)
  • Anthropology 376 Culture Change

Art

  • Art 209 Art History Survey I
  • Art 310 Art History, Ancient Art (EU)
  • Art 311 Art History, Medieval Art (EU)
  • Art 313 Art History, Italian Renaissance (EU)
  • Art 314 Northern Renaissance Art (EU)
  • Art 315 Art History, European Baroque and Rococo Art, 17th and 18th Centuries (EU)
  • Art 317 Art History, Art of India, China, and Japan (AS)
  • Art 320 Art History, European Art, 19th-Century (EU)
  • Art 321 Art History, Modern (EU)

Business

  • Business 375 Global Marketing

Communication

  • Communication 337 Foundations in Communication Studies
  • Communication 427 Rhetorical Criticism

Economics

  • Economics 309 Marxian Economics (EU)
  • Economics 319 Economics of Less Developed Countries (AF)(AS)
  • Economics 410 International Capital Markets
  • Economics 420 International Trade and Finance (EU)(AF)
  • Economics 421 Honors: International Trade and Finance (EU)(AF)
  • Economics 427 Economic and Social Development of Great Britain (EU)
  • Economics 428 Economics of European Integration and Growth (EU)
  • Economics 436 Comparative Economic Systems

English

  • English 210 Classical and Medieval Literature (EU)
  • English 225 Modern British Literature (EU)
  • English 227 Modern World Literature
  • English 238 Introduction to the Literature of India (AS)
  • English 239 Introduction to Chinese Literature (AS)
  • English 240 Introduction to Japanese Literature (AS)
  • English 326 Studies in Classical Mythology
  • English 351 Medieval Literature-Optional Content (EU)
  • English 358 Post Colonial Literature: Optional Content (AF)
  • English 365 Modern British Fiction: Optional Content (EU)
  • English 367 African Literature (AF)

Foreign Languages

  • French 306 Contemporary France (EU)
  • French 309 French Speaking Societies and Cultures (EU)
  • French 315 Survey of French Literature I (EU)
  • French 318 Survey of French Literature II (EU)
  • French 321 French and Francophone Literature of the 20th Century to the Present (EU) 
  • French 330 French Civilization (EU)
  • French 331 La Civilisation française à travers les arts (EU)
  • French 350 Masterpieces of French Literature in English Translation (EU)
  • French 401 Themes Litteraires (EU)
  • French 403 Le Genre Litteraire (EU)
  • French 405 Le Cinema Francais (EU)
  • French 406 Francophone World and Minority Cultures in France
  • German 306 Landeskunde: Introduction to the German Speaking World (EU)
  • German 308 Introduction to German Literature (EU)
  • German 314 German Phonetics (EU)
  • German 315 Medieval and Early Modern German Literature (EU)
  • German 318 German Literature of the Late 18th and 19th Centuries (EU)
  • German 321 German Literature from the Twentieth Century to the Present (EU)
  • German 323 Multicultural Germany (EU)
  • German 325 German Mass Media and Current Events (EU)
  • German 327 The German Fairy Tale Tradition (EU)
  • German 330 German Civilization (EU)
  • German 350 Masterpieces of German Literature in English Translation (EU)
  • German 438 The German Novelle (EU)
  • German 445 German Prose Works of the 20th-Century (EU)
  • Russian 350 Masterpieces of 19th-Century Russian Literature in English Translation (EU)
  • Russian 375 Masterpieces of 20th-Century Russian Literature in English Translation (EU)
  • Spanish 315 Medieval and Early Modern Spanish Literature (EU)
  • Spanish 318 Spanish Literature: 18th Century to the Present (EU)
  • Spanish 320 Latin American Literatures from the Pre-Columbian to Colonial Period (LA)
  • Spanish 325 Latin American Literatures from the 19th Century to the Present (LA)
  • Spanish 327 The Hispanic Short Story (LA)
  • Spanish 332 Spanish Civilization (EU)
  • Spanish 334 Latin American Civilization (LA)
  • Spanish 335 Mexican Civilization (LA)
  • Spanish 350 Masterpieces of Spanish Literature in English Translation (EU)
  • Spanish 351 Latin American Literature and Film (LA)
  • Spanish 352 Latin American Women Writers (LA)
  • Spanish 362 Special Topics in Spanish Literature: Optional Content (EU)
  • Spanish 363 Special Topics in Spanish Civilization: Optional Content (EU)
  • Spanish 364 Special Topics in Latin American Literature: Optional Content (LA)
  • Spanish 365 Special Topics in Latin American Civilization: Optional Content (LA)
  • Spanish 375 Masterpieces of Spanish-American Literature in English Translation (LA)
  • Spanish 401 Medieval and Renaissance Literature (EU)
  • Spanish 404 Spanish Golden Age Literature (EU)
  • Spanish 412 The 20th-Century (EU)
  • Spanish 420 Latin American Short Story (LA)

Geography

  • Geography 102 World Regional Geography
  • Geography 202 Human Geography
  • Geography 213 Population Geography
  • Geography 311 Economic Geography
  • Geography 319 Latin America (LA)
  • Geography 321 Political Geography
  • Geography 331 Europe (EU)
  • Geography 338 Russian Realm (EU)
  • Geography 347 Asia-Pacific (AS)
  • Geography 353 Sub-Saharan Africa (AF)
  • Geography 354 Middle East and North Africa (AF)
  • Geography 377 Population and Environment

History

  • History 101 Early Civilization (EU)
  • History 102 Modern Civilization (EU)
  • History 103 Honors: Modern Civilization (EU)
  • History 302 Ancient Greece (EU)
  • History 303 Roman History (EU)
  • History 304 Early Middle Ages, 300-1050 (EU)
  • History 305 The Later Middle Ages, 1050-1450 (EU)
  • History 306 The Crusades (EU)
  • History 308 Renaissance Europe (EU)
  • History 310 Reformation Europe (EU)
  • History 312 Special Topics in European History: Optional Content (EU)
  • History 313 Special Topics in Non-Western History: Optional Content
  • History 316 Romanticism and Revolution in Europe (EU)
  • History 318 Modernism and Nationalism in Europe (EU)
  • History 319 Europe Since 1914 (EU)
  • History 322 European Absolutism (EU)
  • History 323 Old Regime, French Revolution and Napoleon, 1763-1815 (EU)
  • History 329 Culture and Society in Eighteenth Century France (EU)
  • History 330 Imperial Germany (EU)
  • History 331 Germany from World War I to Present (EU)
  • History 332 Rise and Fall of Third Reich, 1919-1945 (EU)
  • History 333 The Holocaust: (EU)
  • History 334 Women in Modern European History (EU)
  • History 346 Women and Gender Relations in Latin American History (LA)
  • History 347 Mexico: from Pre-Hispanic Times to the Twentieth Century (LA)
  • History 348 Ancient and Medieval India (AS)
  • History 349 Modern India (AS)
  • History 350 Modern East Europe (EU)
  • History 351 Gender in Indian History (AS)
  • History 355 Global Environmental History
  • History 359 Africa: 1800-Present (AF)
  • History 360 South Africa: 1652-Present (AF)
  • History 370 Russia to 1861 (EU)
  • History 371 Modern Russia (EU)
  • History 372 Medieval Britain to 1485 (EU)
  • History 373 Early Modern Britain: 1485-1714 (EU)
  • History 374 Modern Britain: 1714-Present (EU)
  • History 375 Traditional Japan (AS)
  • History 376 Modern Japan (AS)
  • History 377 Traditional China (AS)
  • History 378 Modern China (AS)
  • History 381 Latin America to 1825 (LA)
  • History 382 Modern Latin America (LA)
  • History 383 Traditional Middle East, 330-1789 (AF)
  • History 384 Modern Middle East, 1789-1979 (AF)
  • History 395 United States Military History
  • History 397 American Foreign Relations to 1917
  • History 398 American Foreign Relations from 1917 to the Present
  • History 412 European History Seminar (EU)
  • History 413 Non-Western History Seminar

Military Science

  • Military Science 304 Military History of World War II

Music

  • Music 205 Survey of Music History I (EU)
  • Music 207 Survey of Music History II (EU)

Philosophy

  • Philosophy 211 Philosophy in India (AS)
  • Philosophy 221 Philosophy in China (AS)
  • Philosophy 223 Honors: Philosophy in China (AS)
  • Philosophy 301 History of Ancient Western Philosophy (EU)
  • Philosophy 305 History of Modern Western Philosophy (EU)

Political Science

  • Political Science 101 Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • Political Science 107 H: Introduction to Comarative  Politics
  • Political Science 115 International Politics
  • Political Science 301 European Union Politics (EU)
  • Political Science 308 International Law
  • Political Science 309 West European Politics (EU)
  • Political Science 311 East Asian Politics (AS)
  • Political Science 313 Politics of Genocide
  • Political Science 317 U.S. Foreign Policy (EU)
  • Political Science 322 International Political Economy
  • Political Science 323 Comparative Constitutionism
  • Political Science 326 Politics of Development
  • Political Science 336 Russian Politics (EU)
  • Political Science 339 Political Economy of Asia (AS)
  • Political Science 349 Foundations of Political Theory
  • Political Science 352 The Politics of National Security
  • Political Science 355 Modern Political Thought
  • Political Science 373 Special Topics: Group III
  • Political Science 374 Special Topics: Group IV
  • Political Science 376 International Conflict 
  • Political Science 379 Latin American Politics (LA)
  • Political Science 383 Latin America in International Relations (LA)
  • Political Science 388 Global Environmental Politics
  • Political Science 393 International Organization
  • Political Science 410 Comparative Political Analysis

Religious Studies

  • Religious Studies 102 World Religions
  • Religious Studies 110 Honors: World Religions
  • Religious Studies 203 Hebrew Bible 
  • Religious Studies 210 Christianity (EU)
  • Religious Studies 221 The Hindu Tradition (AS)
  • Religious Studies 222 Buddhism (AS)
  • Religious Studies 240 Islam (AS)(AF)
  • Religious Studies 335 Chinese Religion (AS)
  • Religious Studies 337 Japanese Religion (AS)
  • Religious Studies 338 Comparative Religions Ritual
  • Religious Studies 340 Hindu Myth and Ritual (AS)
  • Religious Studies 354 Buddhist Myth and Ritual (AS)
  • Religious Studies 361 Islamic Resurgence
  • Religious Studies 371 Global Fundamentalisms in Contemporary Perspective
  • Religious Studies 372 Religious Radicalism and Globalization
  • Religious Studies 380 Terrorism and Religious Violence
  • Religious Studies 381 Terrorism and Religious Violence: Applications and Issues

Sociology

  • Sociology 315 Population Problems

 

Course List 3

These courses below are listed by area and serve to indicate the courses from lists 1 and 2 giving unit (cr.) 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

  • Anthropology 322 Peoples and Culture of Africa
  • Anthropology 330 Culture Change in Modern Africa
  • Anthropology 332 Magic and Religion
  • Anthropology 348 Economy, Nature and Culture
  • Anthropology 352 Old World Archaeology
  • Economics 319 Economics of Less Developed Countries
  • Economics 420 International Trade and Finance
  • Economics 421 Honors: International Trade and Finance
  • English 358 Post Colonial Literature: Optional Content
  • English 367 African Literature
  • Geography 353 Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Geography 354 Middle East and North Africa
  • History 359 Africa: 1800-Present
  • History 360 South Africa: 1652-Present
  • History 383 Traditional Middle East, 330-1789
  • History 384 Modern Middle East, 1789-1979
  • International Studies 308 Revolution and Development
  • International Studies 309 Honors: Revolution and Development
  • International Studies 341 Multinational Corporations in the International System
  • Religious Studies 240 Islam

Asian Studies

  • Anthropology 318 Peoples and Cultures of Southern Asia
  • Anthropology 326 Peoples and Cultures of Oceania
  • Art 317 Art History, Art of India, China, and Japan
  • Economics 319 Economics of Less Developed Countries
  • English 238 Introduction to the Literature of India
  • English 239 Introduction to Chinese Literature
  • English 240 Introduction to Japanese Literature
  • Japanese 204 Intermediate Reading (Japanese)
  • Geography 347 Asia-Pacific
  • History 348 Ancient and Medieval India
  • History 349 Modern India
  • History 351 Gender in Indian History
  • History 375 Traditional Japan
  • History 376 Modern Japan
  • History 377 Traditional China
  • History 378 Modern China
  • International Studies 308 Revolution and Development
  • International Studies 309 Honors: Revolution and Development
  • International Studies 312 Understanding Japan
  • Philosophy 211 Philosophy in India
  • Philosophy 221 Philosophy in China
  • Philosophy 223 Honors: Philosophy in China
  • Political Science 311 East Asian Politics
  • Political Science 339 Political Economy of Asia
  • Religious Studies 221 The Hindu Tradition
  • Religious Studies 222 Buddhism
  • Religious Studies 240 Islam
  • Religious Studies 335 Chinese Religion
  • Religious Studies 337 Japanese Religion
  • Religious Studies 340 Hindu Myth and Ritual
  • Religious Studies 354 Buddhist Myth and Ritual

European Studies

  • Art 310 Art History, Ancient Art
  • Art 311 Art History, Medieval Art
  • Art 313 Art History, Italian Renaissance 
  • Art 314 Northern Renaissance Art
  • Art 315 Art History, European Baroque and Rococo Art, 17th and 18th Centuries
  • Art 320 Art History, European Art, 19th-Century
  • Art 321 Art History, Modern
  • Economics 309 Marxian Economics
  • Economics 420 International Trade and Finance
  • Economics 421 Honors: International Trade and Finance
  • Economics 427 Economic and Social Development of Great Britain
  • Economics 428 Economics of European Integration and Growth
  • English 210 Classical and Medieval Literature
  • English 225 Modern British Literature
  • English 351 Medieval Literature-Optional Content
  • English 365 Modern British Fiction: Optional Content
  • French 306 Contemporary France
  • French 309 French Speaking Societies and Cultures
  • French 315 Survey of French Literature I
  • French 318 Survey of French Literature II
  • French 321 French and Francophone Literature of the 20th Century to the Present
  • French 330 French Civilization
  • French 331 La Civilisation française à travers les arts
  • French 350 Masterpieces of French Literature in English Translation
  • French 401 Themes Litteraires
  • French 403 Le Genre Litteraire
  • French 405 Le Cinema Francais
  • German 306 Landeskunde: Introduction to the German Speaking World
  • German 308 Introduction to German Literature
  • German 314 German Phonetics
  • German 315 Medieval and Early Modern German Literature
  • German 318 German Literature of the Late 18th and 19th Centuries
  • German 321 German Literature from the Twentieth Century to the Present
  • German 323 Multicultural Germany
  • German 325 German Mass Media and Current Events
  • German 327 The German Fairy Tale Tradition
  • German 330 German Civilization
  • German 350 Masterpieces of German Literature in English Translation
  • German 438 The German Novelle
  • German 445 German Prose Works of the 20th-Century
  • Russian 350 Masterpieces of 19th-Century Russian Literature in English Translation
  • Russian 375 Masterpieces of 20th-Century Russian Literature in English Translation
  • Spanish 315 Medieval and Early Modern Spanish Literatures
  • Spanish 318 Spanish Literatures: 18th Century to the Present
  • Spanish 332 Spanish Civilization
  • Spanish 350 Masterpieces of Spanish Literature in English Translation
  • Spanish 362 Special Topics in Spanish Literature: Optional Content
  • Spanish 363 Special Topics in Spanish Civilization: Optional Content
  • Spanish 401 Medieval and Renaissance Literature
  • Spanish 404 Spanish Golden Age Literature
  • Spanish 412 The 20th Century
  • Geography 331 Europe
  • Geography 338 Russian Realm
  • History 101 Early Civilization
  • History 102 Modern Civilization
  • History 103 Honors: Modern Civilization
  • History 302 Ancient Greece
  • History 303 Roman History
  • History 304 Early Middle Ages, 300-1050
  • History 305 The Later Middle Ages, 1050-1450
  • History 306 The Crusades
  • History 308 Renaissance Europe
  • History 310 Reformation Europe
  • History 312 Special Topics in European History: Optional Content
  • History 316 Romanticism and Revolution in Europe
  • History 318 Modernism and Nationalism in Europe
  • History 319 Europe Since 1914
  • History 322 European Absolutism
  • History 323 Old Regime, French Revolution and Napoleon, 1763-1815
  • History 329 Culture and Society in Eighteenth Century France
  • History 330 Imperial Germany
  • History 331 Germany from World War I to Present
  • History 332 Rise and Fall of Third Reich, 1919-1945
  • History 333 The Holocaust
  • History 334 Women in Modern European History
  • History 350 Modern East Europe
  • History 370 Russia to 1861
  • History 371 Modern Russia
  • History 372 Medieval Britain to 1485
  • History 373 Early Modern Britain: 1485-1714
  • History 374 Modern Britain: 1714-Present
  • History 412 European History Seminar
  • International Studies 398 Honors: Russian/East European Travel Seminar
  • International Studies 399 Russian/East European Travel Seminar
  • Music 205 Survey of Music History I
  • Music 207 Survey of Music History II
  • Philosophy 301 History of Ancient Western Philosophy
  • Philosophy 305 History of Modern Western Philosophy
  • Political Science 301 European Union Politics
  • Political Science 309 West European Politics
  • Political Science 317 United States Foreign Policy
  • Political Science 336 Russian Politics
  • Religious Studies 210 Christianity

Latin American Studies

  • Anthropology 328 Peasant and Contemporary Cultures of Latin America
  • Anthropology 360 MesoAmerican Culture
  • Spanish 320 Latin America Literatures from the Pre-Columbian to Colonial Period
  • Spanish 325 Latin and American Literatures from the 19th Century to the Present
  • Spanish 327 The Hispanic Short Story
  • Spanish 334 Latin American Civilization
  • Spanish 335 Mexican Civilization
  • Spanish 351 Latin American Literature and Film
  • Spanish 352 Latin American Women Writers
  • Spanish 364 Special Topics in Latin American Literature: Optional Content
  • Spanish 365 Special Topics in Latin American Civilization: Optional Content
  • Spanish 375 Masterpieces of Spanish American Literature in English Translation
  • Spanish 420 Latin American Short Story
  • Geography 319 Latin America
  • History 346 Women and Gender Relations in Latin American History
  • History 347 Mexico: Pre-Hispanic Times to the Twentieth Century
  • History 381 Latin America to 1825
  • History 382 Modern Latin America
  • International Studies 308 Revolution and Development
  • International Studies 309 Honors: Revolution and Development
  • International Studies 321 Central American Culture
  • International Studies 420 Seminar in Latin American Studies
  • Political Science 379 Latin American Politics
  • Political Science 383 Latin America in International Relations

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