International And Area Studies

Phone: 262-472-1093 E-Mail: intrnlstdy@uww.edu

MAJOR

JAPANESE STUDIES (BA)

Larry Neuman (Coordinator), E-Mail: asia@uww.edu

This interdisciplinary major is offered cooperatively between UW-Whitewater and UW-Oshkosh. Students can use non-core courses offered by either campus. It emphasizes the study of Japanese language and culture. The major prepares students for a variety of career opportunities to work in Japan or for a Japanese organization, have an international career, or enter graduate/professional training in international or Asian/Japanese Studies. A minimum 2.25 GPA is required in major courses. The major also requires the following:

• Completion of a senior thesis

• An approved field experience in Japan

• Taking a national Japanese language proficiency test

• A portfolio with 3 projects or papers from courses in the major

• An oral exit interview in Japanese

MAJOR - 33 UNITS

1. JAPANESE 103 AND JAPANESE 201 AND JAPANESE 202 AND JAPANESE 203

2. CAPSTONE: JAPANESE 499 (3 UNITS)

3. SELECT 3 UNITS OF EAST ASIAN REGIONAL COURSES FROM THE FOLLOWING: ASIANSTD/SOCIOLGY 290, ASIANSTD/GEOGRPHY 364, ENGLISH 323, RELIGST 212, RELIGST 303, HISTRY 130, HISTRY 131 OR ASIANSTD/POLISCI 460 AND THE FOLLOWING COURSES FROM UW-OSHKOSH: ART 317, ENGLISH 221 OR ENGLISH 361/561

4. SELECT 9 UNITS OF JAPANESE HISTORY AND CULTURE COURSES FROM THE FOLLOWING: ASIANSTD/ENGLISH 333, ASIANSTD/POLISCI 480, ASIANSTD/SOCIOLGY 350, HISTRY 386, JAPANESE 301, AND THE FOLLOWING COURSES FROM UW-OSHKOSH: ENVSTDS/ENGLISH 244, HISTORY 375, HISTORY 376, JAPANESE 315, RELSTDS 337, RELSTDS 344, RELSTDS 345, NOTE: UW-WHITEWATER HISTORY 376 AND UW-OSHKOSH HISTORY 386 ARE UNREQUISITES

5. SELECT 4-6 UNITS OF ELECTIVES FROM THE FOLLOWING: ANY COURSE NOT USED IN #4, ASIANSTD 488, ASIANSTD 491, ASIANSTD 493 AND JAPANESE 497, AND THE FOLLOWING COURSES FROM UW-OSHKOSH: JAPANESE 305, JAPANESE 320, JAPANESE 360 AND JAPANESE 446

AN APPROVED MINOR IS REQUIRED FOR THIS MAJOR

ASIAN STUDIES MINOR

Larry Neuman (Coordinator), E-Mail: asia@uww.edu

This interdisciplinary minor has two tracks. Students should pick one track as their emphasis. The minor complements a variety of majors and career objectives. It provides a multidisciplinary perspective on one of the fastest growing regions in the world today. Students have combined this minor with various majors including General Business International Emphasis, Management Computer Systems, Art, Communication, English, History, Political Science, Geography and Social Work. A minimum 2.25 GPA is required in minor courses.

 ASIA STUDIES

This 21-credit track is for students who wish a broad knowledge of Asia, or of Asia outside of Japan.

MINOR - 21 UNITS

1. ASIANSTD 210

2. HUMANITIES (PICK 1 COURSE FROM THE FOLLOWING): ENGLISH 323, ASIANSTD/HISTRY 130, ASIANSTD/HISTRY 131, ASIANSTD/RELIGST 111, ASIANSTD/RELIGST 232

3. SOCIAL SCIENCE (PICK 1 COURSE FROM THE FOLLOWING) GEOGRPY/ASIANSTD 364, GEOGRPY/ASIANSTD 361, POLISCI/ASIANSTD 460

4. CAPSTONE (3 UNITS) ASIANSTD 498 OR ASIANSTD 491 OR ASIANSTD 493

5. SELECT ELECTIVE COURSES TO BRING TOTAL UNITS TO 21. CHOOSE ANY COURSES NOT TAKEN IN AREAS #2, #3 OR #4 ABOVE, OR ASIANSTD/RELIGST 303, SOCIOLGY 285, ASIANSTD/ENGLISH 333, SOCIOLGY/ASIANSTD 350, SOCIOLGY/ASIANSTD 358, POLISCI/ASIANSTD 472, POLISCI/ASIANSTD 480, HISTRY/ASIANSTD 386, ASIANSTD 488, ASIANSTD 491 ASIANSTD 493, ASIANSTD 496 ASIANSTD 498 OR ASIANSTD 498R FIELD STUDIES, STUDY ABROAD, ASIAN LANGUAGE

UNIQUE REQUIREMENT

ONE YEAR 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.

JAPANESE STUDIES

This 21-credit track is for students who wish to specialize in Japanese language and culture. It requires acquiring third-year proficiency in Japanese language, courses in Japanese history or culture, and a capstone experience that integrates language and culture. Required for entry: Japanese 101 and 102 or equivalent.

MINOR - 21 UNITS

1. 14 UNITS, LANGUAGE CORE (A GRADE OF C OR HIGHER IS REQUIRED IN EACH COURSE) JAPANESE 103 AND JAPANESE 201 AND JAPANESE 202 AND JAPANESE 203

2. CAPSTONE (1 UNIT) JAPANESE 499

3. HISTORY AND CULTURE (6 UNITS) FROM THE FOLLOWING: JAPANESE 301, ASIANSTD/ENGLISH 333, HISTRY 386; POLISCI/ASIANSTD 480, ASIANSTD 488, ASIANSTD/ANTHRO/SOCIOLGY 350, ASIANSTD 491*, ASIANSTD 493, ASIANSTD 498 OR ASIANSTD 498R

(*MUST INCLUDE TRAVEL IN JAPAN)

COURSES TAKEN ON JAPAN IN A STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM CAN ALSO COUNT IN THE PROGRAM ELECTIVES.

UNIQUE REQUIREMENT:

JAPANESE 101 AND JAPANESE 102

Note: a maximum of 6 units of ASIANSTD 498R and ASIANSTD 498 in total can be counted toward the minor. A maximum of 6 units of ASIANSTD 493 can be counted toward the minor.

MAJOR

Anne Hamilton (Coordinator)

The international studies major is an interdisciplinary program which combines a broad core curriculum with one of four emphases: foreign language and area studies, business, public diplomacy, and international economics. It includes a study abroad requirement and internship opportunities. Students have the opportunity to personalize their course of study. A minor is not required.

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES BUSINESS EMPHASIS (BA/BS)

MAJOR - 55 UNITS 2.25 GPA

1. INTRNAR 101

2. ANTHROPL 218 OR HISTRY 326 OR RELIGST 211 OR RELIGST 212

3. GEOGRPY 230 OR SOCIOLGY 385

4. POLISCI 351, INTRNAR 488 AND COMM 424

5. ECON 431 OR ECON 401 OR ECON 359

6 3 UNITS OF TRAVEL STUDY COURSES OR STUDY ABROAD COURSES (Personalization required)

7. SELECT ONE OF THE EXISTING BUSINESS MINORS IN CONSULTATION WITH ADVISOR. (Personalization required)

8. SELECT 9-12 ELECTIVES, FROM LIST OF COURSES APPROVED FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDIES MAJOR. (Personalization required)

UNIQUE REQUIREMENT:

A minimum of 16 units of the same foreign language or equivalent certified by our foreign language faculty in the Department of Languages & Literatures.

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

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES MAJOR (BA/BS)

FOREIGN LANGUAGE AND AREA STUDIES EMPHASIS

MAJOR - 55 UNITS 2.25 GPA

1. INTRNAR 101

2. ANTHROPL 218 OR HISTRY 326 OR RELIGST 211 OR RELIGST 212

3. GEOGRPY 230 OR SOCIOLGY 385

4. POLISCI 351, INTRNAR 488 AND COMM 424

5. ECON 401 OR ECON 359 OR ECON 431

6. 3 UNITS OF TRAVEL STUDY COURSES OR STUDY ABROAD COURSES (PERSONALIZATION REQUIRED)

7. SELECT 15 UNITS FROM ONE OF THE AREAS: AFRICA, ASIA, EUROPE, LATIN AMERICA, WITH NO MORE THAN 9 UNITS FROM ANY ONE DISCIPLINE. (Personalization required)

8. SIX UNITS OF ANY FOREIGN LANGUAGE IN ADDITION TO THE 16 UNITS IN THE UNIQUE REQUIREMENT (Personalization required)

9. IN CONSULTATION WITH AN ADVISOR, SELECT 12 ADDITIONAL UNITS FROM THE LIST OF COURSES APPROVED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL STUDIES MAJOR (Personalization required)

UNIQUE REQUIREMENT:

A minimum of 16 units of the same foreign language or equivalent certified by our foreign language faculty in the Department of Languages & Literatures.

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

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES MAJOR (BA/BS)

PUBLIC DIPLOMACY EMPHASIS

MAJOR 55 UNITS 2.25 GPA

1. INTRNAR 101

2. ANTHROPL 218 OR HISTRY 326 OR RELIGST 211 OR RELIGST 212

3. GEOGRPY 230 OR SOCIOLGY 385

4. POLISCI 351, INTRNAR 488 AND COMM 424

5. ECON 431 OR ECON 401 OR ECON 359

6. 3 UNITS OF TRAVEL STUDY COURSES OR STUDY ABROAD COURSES (Personalization required)

7. COMM 202 AND COMM 203

8. SELECT 6-9 UNITS FROM FOLLOWING COURSES: COMM 204, COMM 240, COMM 302, COMM 327, COMM 328, COMM 345, COMM 422, COMM 431, JOURNLSM 430, JOURNLSM 431

9. SELECT 9-12 UNITS FROM FOLLOWING COURSES: GEOGRPY 332, HISTRY 322, POLISCI 348, POLISCI 350, POLISCI 457, POLISCI 463

10. IN CONSULTATION WITH AN ADVISOR, SELECT 12 ADDITIONAL UNITS FROM THE LIST OF COURSES APPROVED FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDIES MAJOR (Personalization required)

UNIQUE REQUIREMENTS

A minimum of 16 units of the same foreign language or equivalent certified by our foreign language faculty in the Department of Languages & Literatures.

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

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES MAJOR (BA/BS)

INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS EMPHASIS

MAJOR - 55 UNITS 2.25 GPA

1. INTRNAR 101

2. ANTHROPL 218 OR HISTRY 326 OR RELIGST 211 OR RELIGST 212

3. GEOGRPY 230 OR SOCIOLGY 385

4. POLISCI 351, INTRNAR 488 AND COMM 424

5. ECON 406 AND ECON 431

6. 3 UNITS OF TRAVEL STUDY COURSES OR STUDY ABROAD COURSES (Personalization required)

7. ECON 201 AND ECON 202

8. SELECT 12 UNITS FROM THE FOLLOWING: ECON 359, ECON 360, ECON 404, ECON 406, ECON 431, 3-9 CREDITS OF OTHER ECONOMICS COURSES (ECON 245 RECOMMENDED)

9. 9-12 CREDITS FROM THE LIST OF APPROVED COURSES OR THE INTERNATIONAL STUDIES MAJOR

UNIQUE REQUIREMENTS

A minimum of 16 units of the same foreign language or equivalent certified by our foreign language faculty in the Department of Languages & Literatures.

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

APPROVED COURSE LIST

AFRICA:

AFRIAMR 496 Black Political and Social Thought

ARABIC 141 Beginning Arabic I

ARABIC 142 Beginning Arabic II

ARABIC 251 Intermediate Arabic I

ARABIC 252 Intermediate Arabic II

ENGLISH 324 Post-Colonial Literatures

HISTRY 135 Introduction to Islamic Civilizations

HISTRY 150 Atlantic History

HISTRY 337 Modernization in the Middle East

HISTRY 338 Arab-Israeli Conflict 1900-present

HISTRY 340 Introduction to African History

POLISCI 340 Politics of Development

POLISCI 461 Governments and Politics of Africa

POLISCI 471/671 Government and Politics in the Middle East

RELIGST 304 Contemporary Islamic Thought & Practice

ASIA:

ARABIC 141 Beginning Arabic I

ARABIC 142 Beginning Arabic II

ARABIC 152 Intermediate Arabic I

ARABIC 252 Intermediate Arabic II

ASIANSTD 488 Topics in Japanese Studies

CHINESE 141 Beginning Chinese

CHINESE 142 Beginning Chinese II

CHINESE 251 Chinese III

CHINESE 252 Chinese IV

ENGLISH 323 Asian Literatures

ENGLISH 333 Japanese Literature

GEOGRPY 361 Geography of South and Southeast Asia

GEOGRPY 364 Geography of East Asia

GEOGRPY 368 Geography of Russia and the Newly Independent States

HISTRY 130 The East Asian Tradition

HISTRY 131 East Asia Since 1800

HISTRY 372 History of Russia Since 1815

HISTRY 385 Modern China

HISTRY 386 Modern Japan

HISTRY 394 The US at War in Vietnam

JAPANESE 101 Beginning Japanese I

JAPANESE 102 Beginning Japanese II

JAPANESE 103 Beginning Japanese III

JAPANESE 201 Intermediate Japanese II

JAPANESE 202 Intermediate Japanese III

JAPANESE 301 Japanese Contemporary Issues through the Media

POLISCI 460 Government and Politics of Asia

POLISCI 472 Government and Politics of China

POLISCI 480 Government and Politics of Japan

RELIGST 211 Introduction to Eastern Religions

RELIGST 303 Eastern Religious Thought

RELIGST 304 Contemporary Islamic Thought & Practice

RUSSIAN 141 Beginning Russian I

RUSSIAN 142 Beginning Russian II

SOCIOLGY 280 Intro. to Australian Studies

SOCIOLGY 290 Sociology of Pacific Asia

SOCIOLGY 350 Contemporary Japanese Society

EUROPE:

ARTHIST 201 Survey of Western Art - Ancient to Medieval

ARTHIST 202 Survey of Western Art - Renaissance to the Present

ARTHIST 305 History of Women in Art

ARTHIST 316 History of Nineteenth Century Art

ARTHIST 318 Modern Art

ARTHIST 319 Contemporary Art

ECON 404 History of Economic Thought

ENGLISH 206 British Literature Survey I

ENGLISH 216 British Literature Survey II

ENGLISH 347 British Modernism

ENGLISH 360 Postwar British Literature (1945-present)

FRENCH 310 French Phonetics

FRENCH 321 Advanced French Language Study

FRENCH 322 Advanced French Language Study

FRENCH 331 Readings in Modern French

FRENCH 332 Readings in Modern French

FRENCH 340 Contemporary French Civilization

FRENCH 350 French Civilization

FRENCH 370 Introduction to Business French

FRENCH 390 French Conversation

FRENCH 451 Survey of French Literature

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

FRENCH 481 French Classics

FRENCH 482 Contemporary French Literature

GERMAN 310 German Phonetics

GERMAN 321 Advanced German Language Study

GERMAN 322 Advanced German Language Study

GERMAN 331 Reading in Modern German Literature

GERMAN 332 Reading in Modern German Literature

GERMAN 350 German Civilization

GERMAN 390 German Conversation

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 Russia and the Newly Independent States

HISTRY 351 Rebellion and Revolution in England

HISTRY 352 England and the British Empire

HISTRY 372 History of Russia Since 1815

HISTRY 375 The Age of European Revolutions 1789-1848

HISTRY 376 Rise and Fall of French Overseas Empire

HISTRY 377 History of 20th Century Central Europe

HISTRY 460 History of Twentieth Century Europe

POLISCI 352 Comparative Government - Europe

RELIGST 212 Introduction to Western Religions

RELIGST 388/

SOCIOLGY 388 The Holocaust: Nazi Germany & the Genocide of Jews

RUSSIAN 141 Beginning Russian I

RUSSIAN 142 Beginning Russian II

SPANISH 310 Spanish Phonetics

SPANISH 320 Spanish for Spanish Speakers

SPANISH 321 Advanced Spanish Language Study

SPANISH 322 Advanced Spanish Language Study

SPANISH 331 Peninsular Spanish Readings I

SPANISH 332 Peninsular Spanish Readings II

SPANISH 350 Spanish Civilization

SPANISH 370 Spanish for Business

SPANISH 390 Spanish Conversation

SPANISH 451 Survey of Spanish Literature

SPANISH 452 Survey of Spanish Literature

SPANISH 481 Spanish Classics

SPANISH 484 Women Writers of Spain & the Americas

LATIN AMERICA:

ANTHROPL 310 Women and the Shaping of Latin America

ANTHROPL 365 Pre-Columbian Civilization

GEOGRPY 363 Geography of South America

GEOGRPY 365 Geography of Middle America

HISTRY 150 Atlantic History

HISTRY 342 Conquest and Colonialism in Latin America

HISTRY 343 Modern Latin American History 1860 to Present

HISTRY 346 History of Mexico

HISTRY 347 Revolutionary Change in Latin America

INTRNAR 260 Introduction to Latin America

MUSC 241 Survey of Latin American Music

POLISCI 456 Government and Politics of Latin America

RELIGST 212 Introduction to Western Religions

SPANISH 310 Spanish Phonetics

SPANISH 320 Spanish for Spanish Speakers

SPANISH 321 Advanced Spanish Language Study

SPANISH 322 Advanced Spanish Language Study

SPANISH 333 Spanish American Readings I

SPANISH 334 Spanish American Readings II

SPANISH 360 Spanish American Civilization

SPANISH 483 Contemporary Spanish American Narrative

SPANISH 484 Women Writers of Spain & the Americas

OTHER APPROVED COURSES:

ANTHROPL 320 Heritage and Cultural Resource Management ANTHROPL 334 Women in and Men in Cross-Cultural Perspective

ARTHIST 316 History of Nineteenth Century Art

ARTHIST 318 Modern Art

ARTHIST 319 Contemporary Art

BEINDP 200 Introduction to International Business

ECON 360 Growth and Development in the World Economy ECON 404 History of Economic Thought

ECON 406 International Finance and Banking

ECON 431 Economics of Globalization

ECON 438 Urban Economics

ECON 471 Natural Resources and Environmental Economics

GEOGRPY 252 Human Environmental Problems

GEOGRPY 332 Political Geography

GEOGRPY 340 Economic Geography

GEOGRPY 344 Urban Geography

GEOGRPY 346 Globalization and the City

GEOGRPY 452 Cultural Ecology and Sustainable Development

GEOLGY 301 Environmental Geology

HISTRY 110 History through Film (International Topics)

HISTRY 322 US Foreign Policy and Empire, 1790-Recent Past

HISTRY 326 History of Contemporary Women (from 1800)

HISTRY 367 History of Capitalism in the West

HISTRY 390 American Military History

HISTRY 394 The US at War in Vietnam

HISTRY 422 Great Trials (International Topics)

MANGEMNT 410 International Management

MARKETNG 361 International Marketing

PAX 200 Introduction to Peace and Social Justice

PAX 488 Special Topics in Peace and Social Justice (International Topics)

PHILSPHY 342 Modern Philosophy

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

POLISCI 255 Intro to Comparative Government

POLISCI 265 Politics of Terrorism and Counterterrorism

POLISCI 340 Politics of Development

POLISCI 348 International Organizations

POLISCI 350 International Law

POLISCI 356 Political Sociology

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

RELIGST 330 Women and Religion

SOCIOLGY 319 Introduction to Environmental Sociology

SOCIOLGY 353 Sociology of Religion

SOCIOLGY 356 Political Sociology

SOCIOLGY 362 Population Dynamics

SOCIOLGY 373 Sociology of Terrorism

SOCIOLGY 385 Sociology of Globalization

SOCIOLGY 391 Race and Ethnicity in Comparative Perspective

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 complements 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. COMM 424

2. POLISCI 351

3. INTRNAR 488

4. SELECT 6 300 - 400 LEVEL UNITS FROM ONE OF THE REGIONAL LISTS UNDER THE LIST OF APPROVED COURSES FOR THE INTERNATIONAL STUDIES MAJOR (ASIA, EUROPE, LATIN AMERICA, MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA)

5. SELECT 6 ADDITIONAL ELECTIVE UNITS FROM THE LIST OF APPROVED COURSES FOR THE INTERNATIONAL STUDIES MAJOR FROM THE SAME REGION SELECTED FOR 4.ABOVE.

LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES MINOR

James Winship (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. INTRNAR 260

2. HISTRY 342 OR ANTHROPL 365

3. POLISCI 456 OR HISTRY 343 OR ANTHROPL 310 OR GEOGRPY 365

4. SPANISH 333 OR SPANISH 334 OR SPANISH 483 OR SPANISH 484 OR MUSC 241 OR ENGLISH/RACEETH 202

5. 3 CREDITS OF APPROVED STUDY ABROAD, TRAVEL STUDY, OR U.S. LATINO RELATED INTERNSHIP

6. SELECT 9 CREDITS FROM COURSES LISTED BELOW AND FROM COURSES NOT USED IN REQUIREMENTS: HISTRY 150, HISTRY 346, HISTRY 347, WOMENST/ANTHROPOL 334, SOCIOLGY 391

UNIQUE REQUIREMENT:

SPANISH 141, 142, 251 AND 252 (OR WAIVERS) OR EQUIVALENT PROFICIENCY

GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT CERTIFICATE

The Global Engagement Certificate provides students with recognition for their intercultural knowledge and international experiences. In completing the requirements for this certificate, students will demonstrate their knowledge of other world cultures, their ability to communicate effectively across cultural and linguistic boundaries, and to work effectively in, and adapt to, different cultural settings. This certificate will be formally noted on student's UW-Whitewater transcript.

To earn the Global Engagement Certificate, students must assemble a reflective portfolio as well as complete four globally focused courses, achieve foreign language proficiency equivalent to four semesters at the college level, study/live abroad for six or more weeks, and attend six extra-curricular internationally focused experiences on campus.

The Global Engagement Certificate may be combined with any major or minor program, and courses used to meet those requirements can also apply to the certificate portfolio.

For more information or to begin assembling your portfolio, please visit the Global Engagement Certificate website at http://www.uww.edu/cls/globalengage.



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