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Supporting Courses - International Studies Minor

Courses in the International Studies minor educate students in the problems of the modern world (1490 to the present). Supporting courses in the program have an international, comparative, and/or multicultural focus. Courses that examine issues of race, ethnicity and cultural diversity within one country by placing them in an international and/or comparative context are also an important component of the program. 

ANTHROPOLOGY:
ANTH 008 (DF) Aztecs, Mayas, and Incas

ART:
ART H 112 Survey of Western Art II 
ART H 303 Italian Renaissance Art 
ART H 305 European Art from 1780-1860 
ARTS 001 The Arts

COMPARATIVE LITERATURE:
CMLIT 005 ( GH, US, IL) Literatures of the New World 
CMLIT 101 ( GH, US, IL) The Theme of Identity in World Literature: Race, Gender, and Other Issues of Diversity

COMMUNICATION:
COMM 410 International Mass Communications 
COMM 419 World Media Systems 
COMM 452 Topics in International Cinema 
COMMU 402 (IL) International and Intercultural Communication

ENGLISH:
ENGL 185 Modern Novel in World Literature

FRENCH:
FR 139 (GH, IL) France and the French-Speaking World

GERMAN:
GER 100 (GH,IL)
German Culture and Civilization 
GER 200 (GH, IL) Contemporary German Culture

HISTORY:
HIST 010 (GH, IL) Non-Western Civilizations 
HIST 173 Vietnam at War 
HIST 175 (GH, IL) History of Modern East Asia 
HIST 178 History of Latin America to 1820 
HIST 179 History of Latin America from 1820 
HIST 181 (GH, IL) Intro to Middle East 
HIST 191 Emerging Africa 
HIST 437 Great Britain, 1688 to the Present
HIST 487/HSTRY 480 American Diplomatic History to 1914 
HIST 488/HSTRY 481 American Diplomatic History from 1914

POLITICAL SCIENCE:
PL SC 003 Introduction to Comparative Politics 
PL SC 014 International Relations 
PL SC 020 Comparative Politics - Western Europe 
PL SC 022 Politics of the Developing Areas 
PL SC 412 International Political Economy 
PL SC 456 Latin American Politics 
PL SC 123 ( GS, US, IL) Ethnic and Racial Politics 
PL SC 132 (GS, IL) The Politics of International Intolerance 
PL SC 423 Post-Soviet Politics 
PL SC 487/POLSC 479 Intl. Law & Organization 
PL SC 488/POLSC 478 Comparative Public Policy
POLSC 421 Failure of Communism in Eastern Europe
POLSC 424W Russian Foreign Policy

PSYCHOLOGY:
PSYCH 232 Cross-Cultural Psychology

RELIGIOUS STUDIES:
RL ST 001 ( GH, US, IL) Introduction to World Religions 
RL ST 004 ( GH, US, IL) (CAMS; J ST) Jewish & Christian Foundations

RUSSIAN:
RUS 100 (GH, IL) Russian Culture and Civilization 
RUS 130 (IL) (WMNST) Women in Russian Literature

SPANISH:
SPAN 130 (GH, IL) Iberian Civilization 
SPAN 131 (GH, IL) Ibero-American Civilization

WOMEN'S STUDIES:
WMNST 102 (GH, IL) (AAA S) Women of Color: Cross- Cultural Perspective
WMNST 297 Women in Development

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS:
ECNS 470 International Trade and Finance 
FIN 471/FNC 470 International Finance 
INT B 411 International Business 
MGMT 461/MANGT 480 International Management 
MKTG 445/MRKTG 470 Global Marketing

SCHOOL OF SCIENCE:
PHYS 001 The Science of Physics (International Studies Version, taught by Jonathan Hall)

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