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INTERNATIONAL AND AREA STUDIES

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ASIAN STUDIES MINOR
Larry Neuman (Coordinator)

This interdisciplinary minor complements a variety of majors and career objectives. It provides a multidisciplinary perspective on one of the fastest growing and most important regions in the world today. Students have combined this minor with majors or programs in General Business International Emphasis, Management Computer Systems, Art, Speech, History, Geography and Social Work. Many employers regard a knowledge of Asia and/or an Asian language as highly desirable.

MINOR - 21 UNITS
 1.   12 UNITS  CORE:
 A.  SELECT 6 UNITS FROM THE FOLLOWING:
  HISTRY 130, HISTRY 131, RELIGST 211 OR  ENGLISH 258
 B. SELECT 6 UNITS FROM THE FOLLOWING:
  GEOGRPY 364, SOCIOLGY 290, POLISCI 460 OR ECON 451.
 2. SELECT 9 UNITS OF ELECTIVES FROM:
  ANTHROPL 325, ECON 451, GEOGRPY 364, PEGNRL 141, PEGNRL  142, PEGNRL 175, PEGNRL 176, HISTRY 130, HISTRY 131, HISTRY 432, HISTRY 433, HISTRY 434, RELIGST 211, RELIGST 303, ENGLISH 258, SOCIOLOGY 290, SOCIOLOGY 350, POLISCI 460, POLISCI 472, ASIANSTD 491, ASIANSTD 492, ASIANSTD 496, ASIANSTD 498

UNIQUE  REQUIREMENT
  THE  EQUIVALENT  OF  ONE  TERM  OF  STUDY  OF  AN ASIAN  LANGUAGE  WITH  A  GRADE  OF  C  OR  HIGHER, OR PASSING A PROFICIENCY TEST INDICATING EQUIVALENT  COMPETENCY.   NATIVE  SPEAKERS  OF  AN  ASIAN  LANGUAGE  MAY  HAVE  THIS  REQUIREMENT  WAIVED.
 
 

MAJOR

Anne Hamilton (Coordinator)
 
 

The international studies major is an interdisciplinary program, with an international emphasis, that provides a liberal arts education. It is intended to help prepare students for a variety of careers in the private and public sectors. Washington, D.C. internships, a summer seminar at the United Nations in New York, and study abroad programs are available through the major.

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES (BA/BS)
 
 

MAJOR - 61 UNITS

 1. ANTHROPL 218

 2. GEOGRPY 230 AND POLISCI 351

 3. INTRNAR 488 AND SPEECH 424

 4. ECON 401 OR ECON 459

 5. SELECT 12 UNITS FROM ONE OF THE AREAS:

 AFRICA, ASIA, EUROPE, LATIN AMERICA OR

 GENERAL. FOR A LISTING OF ALL APPROPRIATE

 COURSE OPTIONS BY CATEGORY, CONTACT PROGRAM

 COORDINATOR.

 6. SELECT 3 UNITS OF A 300 OR 400 LEVEL

 HISTORY COURSE RELATING TO CHOSEN REGIONAL

 EMPHASIS

 HISTRY 340, HISTRY 410, HISTRY 433, HISTRY 460, HISTRY 352, HISTRY 372, HISTRY 381, HISTRY 346, HISTRY 392, HISTRY 400 AND HISTRY 401

 7. SELECT 16 UNITS OF THE SAME FOREIGN LANGUAGE OR FOREIGN LANGUAGE DEPARTMENT CERTIFIED EQUIVALENT OR ONE YEAR AT A NON-ENGLISH SPEAKING UNIVERSITY.

 IF CHOOSING THE 16-UNIT OPTION,

 COMPLETE 1 GROUP FROM THOSE LISTED BELOW:

 a. SELECT 16 UNITS FROM FRENCH

b. SELECT 16 UNITS FROM GERMAN

c. SELECT 16 UNITS FROM SPANISH

8. IN CONSULTATION WITH AN ADVISOR SELECT 12 UNITS FROM AREAS NOT CHOSEN FOR USE IN THE EMPHASIS REQUIREMENT.
 
 

Writing Requirement: Topics in International Studies (INTRNAR 488) includes a significant writing component which will fulfill the writing requirement. No minor required.
 
 

COURSE LIST
 
 

AFRICA:

 AFRIAMR 496 Black Political and Social Thought

 HISTRY 340 Introduction to African History

 POLISCI 461 Governments and Politics of Africa

 POLISCI 471/671 Government and Politics in the Middle East
 
 

ASIA:

 ECON 451 Economics of Asia

 GEOGRPY 364 Geography of Asia

 GEOGRPY 368 Geography of the Soviet Union

 HISTRY 130 The East Asian Tradition

 HISTRY 131 East Asia Since 1800

 HISTRY 372 History of Russia Since 1815

 HISTRY 432 Banditry, Rebellion and Revolution in Modern China

 HISTRY 433 Twentieth Century Japan

 RELIGST 211 Introduction to Eastern Religions

 RELIGST 303 Eastern Religious Thought

 POLISCI 460 Government and Politics of Asia

 POLISCI 472 Government and Politics of China

 SOCIOLGY 280 Intro. to Australian Studies

 SOCIOLGY 290 Introduction to Modern East Asian Societies

 ANTHROPL 324 Peoples and Cultures of the Pacific
 
 

EUROPE:

 ARTHIST 201 Survey of Western Art - Ancient to Medieval

 ARTHIST 202 Survey of Western Art - Renaissance to the Present

 ARTHIST 316 History of Nineteenth Century Art

 ARTHIST 318 History of Twentieth Century Art to 1945

 ARTHIST 319 Concepts in Art Since 1945

 ECON 404 History of Economic Thought

 ENGLISH 206 British Literature Survey I

 ENGLISH 216 British Literature Survey II

 FRENCH 350 French Civilization

 FRENCH 451 Survey of French Literature

 FRENCH 452 Survey of French Literature (18th Century to Present)

 FRENCH 482 Contemporary French Literature

 GERMAN 331 Reading in Modern German Literature

 GERMAN 332 Reading in Modern German Literature

 GERMAN 350 German Civilization

 GERMAN 451 Survey of German Literature

 GERMAN 452 Survey of German Literature (18th Century to Present)

 GEOGRPY 362 Geography of Europe

 GEOGRPY 368 Geography of the Soviet Union

 HISTRY 352 England and the British Empire

 HISTRY 372 History of Russia Since 1815

 HISTRY 381 Modern Germany

 HISTRY 460 History of Twentieth Century Europe

 RELIGST 212 Introduction to Western Religions

 POLISCI 352 Comparative Government - Europe
 
 

LATIN AMERICA:

 MUSC 144 Cultural Music of the Americas

 CHICANO 330 Chicano and Latino American Thought

 SPANISH 333 Spanish American Readings I

 SPANISH 334 Spanish American Readings II

 SPANISH 360 Spanish American Civilization

 SPANISH 453 Survey of Spanish Literature I

 SPANISH 454 Survey of Spanish Literature II

 SPANISH 483 Contemporary Spanish American Narrative

 GEOGRPY 363 Geography of South America

 GEOGRPY 365 Geography of Middle America

 HISTRY 342 Early Latin American History to 1860

 HISTRY 343 Modern Latin American History 1860 to Present

 HISTRY 346 History of Mexico

 ANTHROPL 312 Civilizations and Societies of Latin America
 
 

GENERAL:
 
 

Cultural Focus

ARTHIST 316 History of Nineteenth Century Art

 ARTHIST 318 History of 20th Century Art to 1945

 ARTHIST 319 Concepts in Art Since 1945

 PHILSPHY 342 Modern Philosophy

 RELIGST 330 Women and Religion

 ANTHROPL 228 Anthropology of Religion

 ANTHROPL 334 Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective
 
 

Economic Focus

ECON 360 Economic Development

 ECON 404 History of Economic Thought

 ECON 406 International Finance and Banking

 ECON 431 Economics of Multinational Enterprise

 ECON 438 Urban Economics

 ECON 471 Natural Resources and Environmental Economics

 MANGEMNT 410 International Management

 MARKETNG 361 International Marketing

 GEOGRPY 340 Economic Geography
 
 

Political Focus

GEOGRPY 332 Political Geography

 HISTRY 401 Diplomatic History of the United States since 1898

 POLISCI 247 Issues and Crises in American Politics (International Topics)

 POLISCI 255 Intro to Comparative Government

 POLISCI 350 International Law

 POLISCI 352 Comparative Government-Europe

 POLISCI 411 Modern Political Thought

 POLISCI 412 Contemporary Political Thought

 POLISCI 457 American Foreign Policy

 POLISCI 462 Social Welfare Policy

 POLISCI 463 Peace Studies: Conflict Resolution

 POLISCI 464  Women in International Relations
 
 

Social Focus

GEOGRPY 344 Urban Geography

 POLISCI 356 Political Sociology

 SOCIOLGY 356 Political Sociology

 SOCIOLGY 353 Sociology of Religion

 SOCIOLGY 362 Population Dynamics

 SOCIOLGY 385 Social Change
 
 

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES MINOR
 
 

Anne Hamilton (Coordinator)
 
 

The International Studies minor is designed to combine a foundation in key international studies courses with a concentration in one geographic area of the student's choice. There is no specific foreign language requirement, but students are encouraged to take foreign language courses. The minor compliments many majors and is especially valuable for majors in economics, business, history, foreign language, geography, political science and sociology. Specific regional emphasis courses should be selected in consultation with the International Studies Program coordinator to provide both breadth and depth of study in a region.
 
 

MINOR - 21 UNITS

 1. SPEECH 424

 2. ECON 401 OR ECON 459

 3. POLISCI 351

 4. INTRNAR 488

 5. SELECT 9 UNITS FROM THE FOLLOWING FOUR AREAS:

 a. GEOGRPY 366, ARTHIST 309, AFRIAMR 496, HISTRY 340, HISTRY 410, POLISCI 461, POLISCI 471

 b. GEOGRPY 364, ECON 451, POLISCI 460, POLISCI 472, HISTRY 130, HISTRY 131, RELIGST 211, RELIGST 303, SOCIOLGY 290, ANTHROPL 324, ENGLISH 258

 c. GEOGRPY 362, HISTRY 372, HISTRY 372, HISTRY 460, POLISCI 352, HISTRY 381, GERMAN 350, FRENCH 340, FRENCH 350

 d. GEOGRPY 363, GEOGRPY 365, MUSC 144, SPANISH 360, ANTHROPL 312, CHICANO 330, CHICANO 480
 
 
 

LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES MINOR
Seth Meisel (Coordinator)
 
 

The Latin American Studies minor is designed for those who seek to supplement their regular field of study with a multi-disciplinary specialization on Latin America. The program is organized to give students a broad introduction to Latin American history, society and culture drawing on selected courses from Spanish, history, anthropology, geography, economics, Chicano studies, and music. While competency in Spanish is highly recommended, it is not required of minors.
 
 

MINOR - 24 UNITS

 1. HISTRY 342 AND HISTRY 343

 2. ANTHROPL 312 OR CHICANO 330 OR SPANISH 360

 3. GEOGRPY 363 OR GEOGRPY 365

 4. CHICANO 480 OR SPANISH 333

 5. SELECT 9 UNITS FROM COURSES LISTED BELOW

 AND FROM COURSES NOT USED IN REQUIREMENTS

 2 - 4:

ANTHROPL 218, CHICANO 491, ECON 360, HISTRY 346, MUSC 144, SPANISH 453, SPANISH 454 AND SPANISH 483
 
 

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