Minor in Global Studies

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Students who minor in Global Studies must complete 18 credits which includes:

Required Courses | 6 credits

  • GS 101 Introduction to Global Studies
  • GS 150 World Geography

Elective Courses | 12 credits

The remaining 12 credits must be distributed among two of the area concentrations for a total of 6 credits in each area.

Latin American Studies 

  • ENG 344 World Literature
  • HI 207 Survey of Latin American History to 1826
  • HI 208 Survey of Latin American History since 1826
  • HI 311 Discovery and Conquest 1492-1598
  • HI 212 20th Century Latin America
  • PO 315 Latin American Politics
  • SP 281 Hispanic Civilization and Culture: Latin America
  • SP 283 The Hispanic Caribbean

European Studies

  • AN 204 Introduction to Irish Archeology
  • AN 299 Special Topics: The Ethnology of Ireland
  • AN 299 Special Topics: Life Histories and Culture of Dingle
  • ENG 226 British Romantic Literature
  • ENG 299 Special Topics The Roots of Irish Literature: Myths, Sagas and Folktales
  • ENG 299 Special Topics Modern Irish Literature
  • ENG 324 The Romantic Period in British Literature
  • ENG 325 The Victorian Period in British Literature
  • ENG 327 Twentieth Century British Literature
  • FR 203 Advanced Conversation and Contemporary Issues
  • FR 251 Early French Writers
  • FR 252 French and Francophone Writers Then and Now
  • FR 281 French Civilization and Culture
  • FR 282 Business French
  • FR 353-359 Special Topics in French/Francophone Film
  • FR 363-369 Special Topics in French/Francophone Culture
  • FR 373-379 Special Topics in French/Francophone Literature
  • FR 283 Franco-Italian Connections
  • FR 315 Paris
  • FR 316 Quebec
  • FR 371 Literary Travelers, Exiles and Expatriates
  • FR 372 Women Writers
  • IT 203 Advanced Conversation and Contemporary Issues
  • IT 251 Early Italian Writers
  • IT 252 Italian Writers Then and Now
  • IT 283 Franco-Italian Connections
  • IT 290 The Italian Short Story
  • IT 371 Literary Travelers, Exiles and Expatriates
  • IT 372 Women Writers
  • IT 380 Dante and the Italian Literary Tradition
  • HI 314 French Revolution and Napoleon
  • HI 216 Princes to Peasants
  • HI 218 Modern France
  • HI 246 Roman History: The Republic
  • HI 255 Celtic and Irish History
  • HI 257 History and Memory in Modern Ireland
  • HI 287 The Holocaust
  • IT 280 Italian Civilization and Culture
  • IT 353-359 Special Topics in Italian Film
  • IT 363-369 Special Topics in Italian Culture
  • IT 373-379 Special Topics in Italian Literature
  • PH 307 Philosophy of Lived-Experience
  • PH 312 Philosophy of Marx
  • PH 313 Contemporary Continental Philosophy
  • PO 300 Foundations in Political Thought
  • PO 309 British Politics
  • PO 310 Irish Politics
  • PO 313 Politics of European Integration
  • PO 318 Contemporary European Politics
  • SP 280 Hispanic Culture and Civilization
  • TRS 333 Women in Celtic Christianity
  • TRS 336 Theology and Native Irish Spirituality
  • TRS 364 Religion of Contemporary Ireland

Asian Area Studies

  • HI 281 Introduction to the Civilization of East Asia
  • HI 283 History of Modern China to 1920
  • HI 285 China in Revolution
  • PO 316 South Asian Politics
  • PH 229 Eastern Philosophy
  • PH 330 East/West Comparative Philosophy
  • TRS 260 Eastern Religions

Middle Eastern and African Studies

  • AN 201 World Cultures
  • HI 236 History of the Arab World
  • HI 238 Modern Arab World
  • PO 314 Middle East Politics
  • PO 317 African Politics
  • TRS 261 Islam
  • TRS 360 Women in World Religions
  • TRS 361 Women in Islam

International Systems

  • MGT-203 Cross-Cultural Relations
  • MGT-278 Principles of International Business
  • MGT 299 Social Entrepreneurship
  • EC- 302 Global Financial Markets and Institutions
  • EC -316 International Economics
  • PO 242 International Organizations
  • PO 244 American Foreign Policy
  • PO 341 International Law
  • PO 285 Future Politics
  • PO 303 Modern Political Ideologies
  • SO 254 Society and Global Economic Change
  • TRS 383 Holocaust, Genocide and Religion
  • TRS 341 Religion, War and Peace
  • TRS 342 Human Rights

Students should pursue the B.A. degree in the interest of obtaining proficiency in a foreign language.