Global Studies, Minor  19-37 units

Lower Division Requirements - 6 units 

GLST 200 - Introduction to Global Studies (3)

Complete one from the following:

GEOG 201 - Cultural and Historical Geography of the World (3)
POLS 103- Introduction to International Politics (3)

Upper Division Requirements - 12 units

Twelve units required from a minimum of two (2) discipline areas. Only one 3 unit course from a student’s major may count toward the minor. The student must choose into which discipline area a cross-listed course would count (e.g., BUS 448/ECON448/SOC 448 Globalization and Development, as either a Business and Economics discipline area course, or a Social Sciences discipline area course). Students must receive permission from the program advisor to substitute 490 courses (e.g., special topics) and courses taken during Study Abroad for electives listed below. A single UNIV 392 course may substitute for one elective course, provided it is not used to satisfy the Study Abroad corequisite requirement below.

Discipline Areas

1) Art, Communication and Performing Arts
ART 330 - Critical Thinking in a Visual World (3)
ART 331 - Art, Society, and Mass Media (Cross-listed as COMM 331) (3)
ART 332 - Multicultural Art Movement (3)
ART 433 - Women, Art, and Society (3)
ART 436 - Modern Art (3)
COMM 321 - Intercultural Communication (3) 
PAMU 332 - World Music (3)
PATH 344 - World Drama and Theatre (Cross-listed as ENGL 344) (3)

2) Business and Economics
BUS 448 - Globalization and Development (Cross-listed as ECON 448, SOC 448) (3)
ECON 470 - The World Economy (3)
ECON 471 - International Trade (3)
ECON 472 - International Macroeconmics (3)
ECON 473 - Development Economics (3)
MGT 410 - Management of International Business (3)
MLT 410 - International Marketing Management (3)

3) Global Studies
GLST 435 - Global Cities (3) 

4) Languages and Literatures
ENGL 311 - Bilingual Literary Studies/Estudios Literarios Bilingues (Cross-listed as SPAN 311) (3)
ENGL 325 - Major Non- Western Authors (3)
ENGL 326 - Major British and European Authors (3)
ENGL 344 - World Drama and Theatre (Cross-listed as PATH 344) (3)
ENGL 355 - Literatures of Africa and the Diaspora (Cross-listed as FJS 355) (3)
ENGL 356 - Literatures of Asia and the Diaspora (3)
SPAN 301 - Advanced Spanish Grammer and Composition (3)
SPAN 302 - Advanced Spanish Grammer and Composition II (3)
SPAN 334 - Spanish Language Drama and Theatre (Cross-listed as PATH 334) (3)
SPAN 411 - Civilizations and Cultures of Latin America (3)
SPAN 461 - Masterpieces of Latin American Literature (3)

5)Sciences
BIOL 333 - Emerging Public Health Issues (3)
BIOL 335 - The Biosphere (3)
BIOL 433 - Ecology and the Encironment (4)
CHEM 301 - Environmental Chemistry - Atmosphere and Climate (3)
ESRM 332 - Human Ecology (Cross-listed as ANTH 332) (3)
ESRM 440 - Population Studies (Cross-listed as SOC 440) (3)
ESRM 483 - Issues in Global Resource Management (3)

6)Social Sciences
ANTH 332 - Human Ecology (Cross-listed as ESRM 332) (3)
ANTH 442 - The African Diaspora (Cross-listed as HIST 442) (3)
CHS 401 - Latina/o Workers in a Global Economy (3)
HIST 320 - European HIstory, 1945-present (3)
HIST 361 - History of Modern Latin America (3)
HIST 365 - Themes in World History (3)
HIST 366 - Oceans of World History (3)
HIST 380 - History of the Pacific Islands (3)
HIST 382 - Modern East Asia (3)
HIST 385 - The Modern Middle East (3)
HIST 396 - East Asia: Then and Now (3)
HIST 413 - World Religions and Classical Philosophies (3)
HIST 415 - Society and Radicalism (3)
HIST 451 - History of Africa Since 1800 (3)
HIST 452 - History of Southern Africa Since 1600 (3)
POLS 327 - International Relations of Selected Areas (3)
POLS 328 - United States Foreign Policy (3)
POLS 329 - International Law and Organizations (3)
POLS 334 - Peace Studies (3)
POLS 351 - International Relations of Africa (3)
POLS 352 - International Relations of Europe (3)
POLS 353 - International Relations of Latin America (3)
POLS 354 - International Relations of the Middle East (3)
POLS 355 - International Relations of South Asia (3)
POLS 403 - Comparative Foreign Policy (3)
POLS 426 - Politics of Developing Countries (3)
POLS 427 - Model United Nations (3)
POLS 428 - International Political Economy (3)
PSY 344 - Psychology and Traditional Asian Thought (3)
SOC 440 - Population Studies (Cross-listed as ESRM 440) (3)
SOC 448 - Globalization and Development (Cross-listed as ECON 448, BUS 448) (3)

Corequisites - 1-19

  1. Language Requirement - Students need to complete through the intermediate level (for example, through SPAN 202 ), a language other than English, or demonstrate equivalent proficiency as approved by the CI languages faculty.  ASL courses will not be accepted.
  2. Study Abroad Requirement - Students must successfully complete a minimum of one international study abroad experience (e.g., UNIV 392 [1-3 units], a CSU International Program, or a study abroad program approved by a CI faculty advisor).
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