Major in International Studies with Global Politics and Societies Functional Track

The Global Politics and Societies track seeks to provide students with a deep understanding of the manifold forces at work in today's world.

This track is designed to be fully compatible with any one of the five accompanying regional track choices:

Requirements

52 units

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

Required (2 courses)

  • SOC 231 Introduction to Globalization
    or
    SOC 322 Resistance to Corporate Globalization
  • BAIS 350 / POLS 350 International Law and Organizations

Electives (2 courses)

  • BAIS 305 The Global Network: Consumption and Ecology
  • BAIS 310 Global Environmental Politics
  • BAIS 320 / POLS 352 Human Rights and Global Change
  • BAIS 325 Diplomacy
  • BAIS 375 Colonialism and Empire
  • BAIS 376 Postcolonial Migration and European Identity
  • POLS 314 Theories of Citizenship and Globalization
  • POLS 315 Race & Ethnicity in Global Politics
  • POLS 332 Postcolonial Perspectives on Contemporary Politics
  • POLS 338 Gender and Politics in Comparative Perspective
  • POLS 345 Global Economic Justice
  • POLS 360 International Environmental Politics
  • POLS 381 Feminist International Relations
  • POLS 382 Politics of International Aid and Development
  • POLS 450 Political Economy of Developing Nations
  • SOC 233 Gender, Development, and Globalization
  • SOC 302 Global Inequalities and Social Justice
  • SOC 325 Critical Approaches to Race and Ethnicity
  • SOC 333 Nationalism and Citizenship