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International Studies Themes

Students are strongly encouraged to explore the diverse areas, issues, and global themes that comprise International Studies. Students choose four international studies courses from the list under one of the following themes. See your advisor for further information.

International Issues (Business, Ethics, and Sustainability)
Arts and Humanities (Art, History, Literature, and Music)
Social and Cultural Studies (Anthropology, Political Science, and Sociology)

International Studies Themes in Detail



1. International Issues (Business, Ethics, and Sustainability)
ARAB 3310 LOCALIZATION AND TRANSLATION I
ARAB 3311 LOCALIZATION AND TRANSLATION II
ART 3357 SUSTAINABLE DESIGN
BLAW 4310 BASIC INTERNATIONAL LAW FOR BUSINESS
CHIN 3303 CHINESE CONVERSATION
CHIN 3304 CHINESE CONVERSATION II
CHIN 3310 LOCALIZATION AND TRANSLATION I
CHIN 3311 LOCALIZATION AND TRANSLATION II
CHIN 4335 BUSINESS CHINESE
CRCJ 4380 COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE
ECON 3388 EUROPEAN ECONOMIC HISTORY, 1750 TO PRESENT
ECON 4306 COMPARATIVE ECONOMIC SYSTEMS
ECON 4319 ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
ECON 4321 INTERNATIONAL TRADE
ECON 4322 INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
ENGL 3347 TOPICS IN MULTICULTURAL LITERATURES: POWER AND PLACE
ENGL 3366 TOPICS IN LITERATURE & ENVIRONMENT: CONTEMPORARY ENVIRONMENTAL LITERATURES
ENGL 4350 TOPICS IN FILM AND LITERATURE: NATURE AND ENVIRONMENT IN FILM AND THEORY
FINA 4324 INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE FINANCE
GEOG 4301 HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY AND CARTOGRAPHY
GEOL 2414 THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT AND HUMAN HEALTH
GEOL 2406 NATURAL RESOURCES AND SUSTAINABILITY
GERM 3310 LOCALIZATION AND TRANSLATION I
GERM 3311 LOCALIZATION AND TRANSLATION II
GERM 4334 THE CULTURE OF BUSINESS
GERM 4335 BUSINESS GERMAN
GLOBAL 3301 TOPICS IN INTERNATIONAL CULTURES AND CIVILIZATIONS I
GLOBAL 3302 TOPICS IN INTERNATIONAL CULTURES AND CIVILIZATIONS I
GLOBAL 3310 LOCALIZATION & TRANSLATION I
HIST 4388 TOPICS IN HISTORY: ISSUES IN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
INTS 4388 SPECIAL TOPICS IN INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES: JUSTICE, DEMOCRACY, AND METROPOLITAN ENVIRONMENTS
INTS 4388 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ITNERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES: INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH IN ENVIRONMENTAL & SUSTAINABILITY STUDIES
KORE 3310 LOCALIZATION AND TRANSLATION I
KORE 3311 LOCALIZATION AND TRANSLATION II
MANA 4321 INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT
MARK 4325 INTERNATIONAL MARKETING
OPMA 4309 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
PHIL 3324 BUSINESS ETHICS
PHIL 3318 PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
PHIL 3320 PHILOSOPHY OF LAW
PHIL 3324 BUSINESS ETHICS
PHIL 3330 SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
PORT 3310 LOCALIZATION AND TRANSLATION I
PORT 3311 LOCALIZATION AND TRANSLATION II
RUSS 3310 LOCALIZATION AND TRANSLATION I
RUSS 3311 LOCALIZATION AND TRANSLATION II
RUSS 4334 THE CULTURE OF BUSINESS
RUSS 4335 BUSINESS RUSSIAN
2. Arts and Humanities (Art,History,Literature,and Music)
ARAB 3303 ARABIC CONVERSATION & CULTURE I
ARAB 3304 ARABIC CONVERSATION & CULTURE II
ART 3304 JAPANESE ART & ARCHITECTURE
ART 3319 ART & ARCHITECTURE OF INDIA
ART 4307 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ASIAN ART
ART 3321 CHINESE ART AND ART HISTORY
CHIN 3303 CHINESE CONVERSATION & CULTURE I
CHIN 3304 CHINESE CONVERSATION & CULTURE II
CHIN 4334 CONTEMPORARY CHINESE CULTURE
ENGL 3352 HISTORY OF BRITISH LITERATURE II
ENGL 3355 POST-COLONIAL LITERATURE IN ENGLISH
ENGL 2309 WORLD LITERATURE
ENGL 3301 RUSSIAN LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION
ENGL 3306 SOVIET AND POST-SOVIET LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION
ENGL 3347 TOPICS IN MULTICULTURAL LITERATURES
ENGL 3361 HISTORY OF WORLD LITERATURE I
FREN 3305 FRENCH CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION
FREN 3316 TOPICS IN THE CITIES OF FRANCE
FREN 3318 PROBLEMS OF IDENTITY
FREN 4324 TOPICS IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
FREN 4325 TOPICS IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
FREN 4328 TOPICS IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY STUDIES
FREN 4334 TOPICS IN CONTEMPORARY FRENCH STUDIES
FREN 4338 SELECTED TOPICS IN FRENCH LITERATURE AND CULTURE
GERM 3301 TOPICS IN GERMAN LITERATURE AND CULTURE IN TRANSLATION
GERM 4321 TOPICS IN LITERATURE & CULTURE
GERM 4322 SPECIAL TOPICS IN GERMAN STUDIES II
GLOBAL 3301 TOPICS IN INTERNATIONAL CULTURES AND CIVILIZATIONS I
GLOBAL 3302 TOPICS IN INTERNATIONAL CULTURES AND CIVILIZATIONS I
GLOBAL 3310 LOCALIZATION & TRANSLATION I
HIST 4356 IMPERIAL GERMANY 1740-1914
HIST 4357 MODERN GERMANY 1914-1990
HIST 4358 THE THIRD REICH: GERMAN HISTORY, 1933 - 1945
HIST 4351 BRITISH EMPIRE
HIST 4352 MODERN IRELAND
HIST 4362 RUSSIA AND THE SUCCESSOR STATES TODAY
HIST 4375 AFRICAN HISTORY II
HIST 4379 HISTORY OF MODERN CHINA
HIST 4383 HITLER: HISTORY & IMAGE
HIST 4384 DEMOCRACY AND DICTATORSHIP IN EUROPE
HUMA 3340 TOPICS IN HUMANITIES
HUMA 4301 CULTURE AND IDEAS
HUMA 4302 SOCIAL AND POLITICAL THEORY
KORE 3303 KORE CONVERSATION & CULTURE I
KORE 3304 KORE CONVERSATION & CULTURE II
MAS 4327 WOMEN IN HISPANIC LITERATURE
MODL 3301 TOPICS IN COMPARATIVE LANGUAGES, CULTURE, AND LITERATURES
PORT 3303 PORTUGUESE CONVERSATION & CULTURE I
PORT 3304 PORTUGUESE CONVERSATION & CULTURE II
RUSS 3301 RUSSIAN LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION
RUSS 3304 TOPICS IN RUSSIAN LANGUAGE STUDY
RUSS 3305 TOPICS IN RUSSIAN POETRY
RUSS 3306 SOVIET AND POST-SOVIET LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION
RUSS 4301 SELECTED AUTHORS AND TOPICS
RUSS 4302 RUSSIAN AND SOVIET CINEMA
RUSS 4303 PROPAGANDA AND IDEOLOGY IN SOVIET ART AND LITERATURE
RUSS 4304 BANNED AND CENSORED WORKS OF RUSSIAN LITERATURE
RUSS 4359 HISTORY OF RUSSIA TO 1885
RUSS 4360 HISTORY OF RUSSIA SINCE 1855
SPAN 3315 COMPOSITION THROUGH LITERATURE
SPAN 4311 TOPICS IN PENINSULAR SPANISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE, EIGHTEENTH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT
SPAN 4313 TOPICS IN HISPANIC CULTURE
SPAN 4314 TOPICS IN LATIN-AMERICAN LITERATURE AND CULTURE TO MODERNISM
SPAN 4315 TOPICS IN CONTEMPORARY LATIN-AMERICAN LITERATURE AND CULTURE, MODERNISM TO THE PRESENT
WOMS 4327 WOMEN IN HISPANIC LITERATURE
3. Social and Cultural Studies (Anthropology, Political Science, and Sociology)
ANTH 3330 CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND IDENTITY
ANTH 3331 CULTURE AND PERSONALITY
ANTH 3329 PEOPLES OF AFRICA
ANTH 3339 URBAN ANTHROPOLOGY
ANTH 3348 ANTHROPOLOGY OF MIGRATION
ANTH 3349 ANTHROPOLOGY OF GLOBALIZATION
ANTH 3409 HUMAN EVOLUTION
ANTH 4342 CULTURE, POWER AND HISTORY IN SOUTH ASIA
ANTH 4345 VISUALIZING CULTURE
ANTH 4342 TOPICS IN CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
CHIN 4334 CONTEMPORARY CHINESE CULTURE
COMM 4335 INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION
GLOBAL 3301 TOPICS IN INTERNATIONAL CULTURES AND CIVILIZATIONS I
GLOBAL 3302 TOPICS IN INTERNATIONAL CULTURES AND CIVILIZATIONS I
GLOBAL 3310 LOCALIZATION & TRANSLATION I
LING 2301 INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF HUMAN LANGUAGES
LING 2371 LANGUAGE IN A MULTICULTURAL USA
LING 4317 SOCIOLINGUISTICS
LING 4318 LANGUAGE AND GENDER
LING 4360 NON-WESTERN LINGUISTIC STRUCTURES
LING 4362 LANGUAGE DOCUMENTATION
LING 4363 LANGUAGE ENDANGERMENT AND REVITALIZATION
MAS 3312 LATIN AMERICAN CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION
MAS 3314 THE LATINA EXPERIENCE
MAS 3317 MEXICAN POLITICS AND U.S.-MEXICO RELATIONS
MAS 3330 CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND IDENTITY
MAS 3348 LATINO IMMIGRATION TO THE U.S.
MAS 3369 HISTORY OF LATINO RELIGIONS
MAS 4313 TOPICS IN HISPANIC CULTURE
MAS 4315 TOPICS IN CONTEMPORARY LATIN-AMERICAN LITERATURE AND CULTURE, MODERNISM TO THE PRESENT
MAS 4319 POLITICS OF MEXICAN AMERICANS
POLS 3313 MODERN CRITICS OF SOCIETY AND POLITICS
POLS 3314 POLITICAL SYSTEMS OF EASTERN AND CENTRAL EUROPE
POLS 3315 VIOLENCE & REPRESSION IN THE AMERICAS
POLS 3316 DICTATORSHIP AND DEMOCRACY IN LATIN AMERICAN POLITICS
POLS 3317 MEXICAN POLITICS AND U.S.-MEXICO RELATIONS
POLS 3318 POLITICAL SYSTEMS OF EAST ASIA
POLS 3328 INTRODUCTION TO MIDDLE EAST POLITICS
POLS 3329 THE POLITICS OF INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT
POLS 4313 POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT
POLS 4322 ISSUES IN POLITICAL THEORY
POLS 4328 MODERN POLITICAL IDEAS
POLS 4329 CONTEMPORARY CONTROVERSIES IN POLITICAL THEORY
POLS 4355 INTERNATIONAL POLITICS
POLS 4362 RUSSIA AND THE SUCCESSOR STATES TODAY
POLS 4365 FOREIGN POLICIES OF RUSSIA AND THE SUCCESSOR STATES
POLS 4370 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OF THE MIDDLE EAST
POLS 4371 THE POLITICS AND FOREIGN POLICY OF ISRAEL
RUSS 4361 THE POLITICAL ENVIRONMENT OF RUSSIA AND THE SUCCESSOR STATES
RUSS 4362 RUSSIA AND THE SUCCESSOR STATES TODAY
RUSS 4365 FOREIGN POLICIES OF RUSSIA AND THE SUCCESSOR STATES
SOCI 4365 GLOBAL ETHNIC CONFLICT
SOCI 3324 SOCIAL MOVEMENTS. Prerequisite: SOCI 1311
SPAN 4334 CULTURE AND ECONOMIC GLOBALIZATION IN THE HISPANIC WORLD
WOMS 3305 WOMEN'S HEALTH ISSUES
WOMS 3309 WOMEN AND WORK, 1600 TO THE PRESENT
WOMS 3313 CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY
WOMS 3314 THE LATINA EXPERIENCE
WOMS 3334 GENDER ROLES
WOMS 3338 COMPARATIVE KINSHIP AND FAMILY SYSTEMS
WOMS 4303 WOMEN IN SOCIETY