Major in International Studies with Culture, Societies and Values Functional Track

The Culture, Societies and Values track enables students to understand the complex interplay between religion and economic, political and cultural realities. The track explores the ways religion is experienced and/or imagined by individuals, groups, and institutions in the context of globalization.

Requirements

52 units

16 units of the basic Major in International Studies requirements, and 16 units of the following:

Required

  • ANTH 200 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Electives (3 courses)

2 must be 300 level

  • ANTH 204 / COMS 204 Communication and Culture
  • ANTH 210 Culture through Film
  • ANTH 215 Women’s Lives across Cultures
  • ANTH 220 / ENVA 200 Urban Agriculture
  • ANTH 280 Culture, the Environment and Tourism
  • ANTH 305 / MUS 305 Anthropology of Music
  • ANTH 330 Anthropology and Global Health
  • ANTH 335 The Anthropology of Food
  • ANTH 350 Anthropology of Cities
  • ART 307 Asian Art
  • ART 308 African Art
  • COMS 314 Intercultural Communication (prereq. COMS 204)
  • COMS 364 Communication for Justice and Social Change (prereq. COMS 204)
  • COMS 366 Ethnography of Communication (prereq. COMS 204, methods oriented)
  • GERM 318 Jewish Literature and Culture in 20th Century Europe
  • GERM 320 German Literature and Culture from 1945 to Today
  • HIST 317 Transatlantic Encounters: Europe in the Americas, 1492-1700
  • MUS 210 Music of the Americas
  • MUS 211 Asian Musical Cultures
  • MUS 212 Survey of African Music
  • MS 409 International/Global Media
  • PHIL 220 Asian Philosophy
  • PSYC 307 Cross-Cultural Psychology (prereq. PSYC 101)
  • SOC 231 Introduction to Globalization
  • SOC 320 Global Environments and Societies
  • SPAN 325 Language and Culture in Latin America / Spain
  • SPAN 360 Studies in Latin American Culture
  • THRS 270 African Theology and Cosmology
  • THRS 306 Theology in HIV/AIDS Contexts
  • THRS 322 Liberation Theology
  • THRS 363 Religion in Latin America
  • THRS 365 Religion and Globalization
  • THRS 366 Religion and Spirituality in Asia
  • THRS 367 Introduction to Buddhism
  • THRS 371 Hinduism
  • THRS 376 Jews, Judaisms, and Jewish Identities
  • THRS 379 Buddhist Paths in Asia and North America
  • THRS 390 Religious Ethics – Islamic Feminist