2018-2019 Catalog

Minor in Global Studies (18 units)

A Global Studies Minor requires 18 units, of which a minimum of 12 units must be upper division coursework; at least 6 units of the minor must have the IDS prefix. Courses that fulfill General Education requirements may be double-counted for the minor. In addition to the single required courses, IDS 304 (3 units), students who minor in Global Studies must take two courses (6 units) that focus on a single geographic region, one course (3 units) in Global Arts and Cultures, and two courses (6 units) in the study of a single global issue. All courses included as elective options are 3 units each. 

Requirements

Required Course (3 units)

IDS 304Global Politics, Economics, Environment and Society

3

Geographical Area (6 units in one area)

Students must select two courses that focus on a single geographic region.


The Americas

CHS 100Chicana/o Cultural Roots

3

AFS 311Afro Latinidad and the Caribbean

3

ANT 333Ancient Peoples Of Mexico

3

ANT 334Mesoamerica Past and Present

3

ANT 342South America

3

CHS 345Identity in the Americas

3

HIS 366Colonial Latin America

3

HIS 367Modern Latin America

3

IDS 318Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Pluralism: Immigration in the United States

3

IDS 321Global Los Angeles

POL 343Pol Beh in Latin America

3

POL 344 Latin America: The Revolutionary Tradition

3

Asia

APP 101Introduction To Asian Studies

3

ANT 338Mainland Southeast Asia

3

APP 327Values and Communication of Asian Pacific Cultures

3

HIS 363Modern China

3

PHI 384Asian Philosophy

3

Europe

HIS 311Medieval Europe

3

HIS 312Renaissance and Reformation

3

HIS 313Absolutism and Enlightenment

3

HIS 314Emergence Modern Europe

3

HIS 31520th Century Europe

3

HIS 318History of Medieval Russia

3

HIS 319History of Imperial Russia, 1689-1917

3

HIS 320History of the USSR and Post-Soviet Russia

3

POL 350 History of Political Ideas

3

Middle East and North Africa

HIS 370History of Early Monotheism

3

POL 342 Government and Politics of the Middle East

3

Sub-Saharan Africa

AFS 201African World Civilizations

3

HIS 360African History to the 1880's

3

HIS 361 African History from the Colonial Era to the Present

3

PHI 371African World Religions

3

Up to 6 units in the Geographical Area may be fulfilled by Study Abroad. Please consult only with the Global Studies minor advisor for evaluation.

The Arts and Cultures (3 units)


SPA 221Intermediate Spanish II

3

AFS 331Key Movements: African Literature and Culture

3

AFS 334African Culture and Art

3

ANT 337Ethnography and Film

3

APP 315Asian Pop Culture and Globalization

3

APP 325Asian Pacific Art, Music and Literature

3

ART 337Asian Art

3

ART 363Latin American Art

3

DAN 355History Of Dance

3

ENG 335Readings in World Literature

3

ENG 347Literature of Ethnicity and Gender

3

ENG 347Literature of Ethnicity and Gender

3

IDS 322Transnational Stories

3

MUS 345Global Popular Music

3

+ Other intermediate-level modern language courses (e.g., French, Japanese, Arabic) may be used to fulfill this requirement.

Issues (6 units in chosen Global Issue)

Student must select two courses in the study of a single global issue. 

The Global Environment

GEO 200Physical Geography

3

EAR 370The World Ocean

3

GEO 350World Geography

3

IDS 310Global Climate Change

3

NCR 387Environment and Peacebuilding

3

PHI 379Contemporary Moral Issues

3

Global Conflict and Cooperation

POL 100General Studies Political Science: World Perspectives

3

SOC 102Understanding Social Relationships in a Global Context

3

SOC 102Understanding Social Relationships in a Global Context

3

SOC 102Understanding Social Relationships in a Global Context

3

ANT 315Magic & Religion

3

ANT 336Comparative Cultures: Culture, Environment, and Globalization

3

IDS 332Global Conflict and Cooperation

3

GEO 350World Geography

3

HIS 352 Topics in the History of U.S. Foreign Relations

3

HIS 352 Topics in the History of U.S. Foreign Relations

3

NCR 390Con Resolution & Peacebuilding

3

NCR 390Con Resolution & Peacebuilding

3

PHI 383Comparative Religions

3

POL 331International Terrorism

3

Global Political Economy and Development

POL 100General Studies Political Science: World Perspectives

3

POL 100General Studies Political Science: World Perspectives

3

ANT 336Comparative Cultures: Culture, Environment, and Globalization

3

HIS 310The Ancient World

3

PHI 331Social & Political Philosophy

3

POL 335International Politics

3

POL 336Theories of International Relations

3

POL 340Political Change in First and Third World Countries

3

SOC 311 Global Organizations and Social Process

3

Gender in a Global Context

WMS 250Foundations in Women's Studies

3

ENG 347Literature of Ethnicity and Gender

3

HIS 380Women In History

3

IDS 325Global Gender and Sexuality

3

POL 325Women And Politics

3

PSY 376Psychology Of Gender

3

SOC 334Women in Society

3

* Lower division coursework (100 -200 level) is limited to no more than 6 units of the 18 required for the minor. Some lower division courses for the minor also fulfill General Education requirements