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

16 unitsĀ - and the Major in International Studies requirements

Requirements Checklist: International Studies with Global Politics and Societies Functional Track

Required

  • POLS 300 The World Since 1945
  • HIST 300 The World Since 1945

Electives

Global Scope (2 courses)

  • POLS 314 Theories of Citizenship and Globalization
  • POLS 332 Political Thought in Developing Countries
  • POLS 338 Gender and Politics in Comparative Perspective
  • POLS 350 International Law and Organizations
  • POLS 345 Global Economic Justice
  • POLS 351 Global Conflict Resolution
  • POLS 360 International Environmental Politics
  • POLS 352 Human Rights and Global Change
  • POLS 353 Politics of Peace and War
  • POLS 381 Feminist International Relations
  • POLS 450 Political Economy of Developing Nations
  • POLS 432 The Politics of Ethnicity and Nationalism
  • POLS 315 Race and Ethnicity in Global Politics
  • POLS 382 Politics of Aid and Development
  • SOC 302 Global Inequalities and Social Justice
  • SOC 233 Gender, Development and Globalization
  • SOC 322 Globalization and Resistance
  • SOC 325 Critical Approaches to Race and Ethnicity
  • SOC 333 Nationalism and Citizenship

Regional Issues and Global Politics (1 course)

  • POLS 348 Politics and Development in Africa
  • POLS 354 International Relations of the Middle East
  • POLS 355 U.S. Foreign Policy
  • POLS 356 The Vatican in Global Politics
  • POLS 357 The Integration of Europe
  • POLS 359 International Politics of the Asia Pacific Rim
  • POLS 342 Politics and Society in Europe
  • POLS 349 Government and Politics of the Middle East
  • POLS 331 Latin American Politics