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From global health to postcolonial literature, from the United Nations to the landfills of Delhi, India, our award-winning faculty offer students the opportunity to explore the world and investigate the political, social, cultural, economic, and environmental impacts of globalization.  Most of our classes are small and discussion based, reflecting our commitment to experiential and collaborative learning.

Global studies classes meet a variety of liberal education requirements, and some offer an honors option. Below is a list of current undergraduate course offerings:

Spring 2017

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
GLOS 1112Globalization and Social JusticeSections [1]
GLOS 3143Living in the GlobalSections [1]
GLOS 3145Global Modernity, the Nation-State, and CapitalismSections [1]
GLOS 3145HHonors: Global Modernity, the Nation-State, and CapitalismSections [1]
GLOS 3219History of Capitalism: Uneven Development Since 1500Sections [1]
GLOS 3303Environment and Development in the Third WorldSections [1]
GLOS 3402Human Rights InternshipSections [1]
GLOS 3487The Vietnam Wars: French Colonialism and U.S. Intervention in Indochin...Sections [1]
GLOS 3550VHonors Course: Supervised Research PaperSections [2]
GLOS 3609Novels and NationsSections [1]
GLOS 3613VHonors: Stuffed and Starved: The Politics of EatingSections [1]
GLOS 3613WStuffed and Starved: The Politics of EatingSections [1]
GLOS 3643Islam and the WestSections [1]
GLOS 3681Gender and the Family in the Islamic WorldSections [1]
GLOS 3701WPopulation in an Interacting WorldSections [1]
GLOS 3900Topics in Global StudiesSections [4]
GLOS 3981WMajor Project SeminarSections [2]
GLOS 3993Directed StudySections [1]
GLOS 4104Crime and Human RightsSections [1]
GLOS 4104HHonors: Crime and Human RightsSections [1]
GLOS 4315Never Again! Memory & Politics after GenocideSections [1]
GLOS 5104Crime and Human RightsSections [1]
GLOS 5315Never Again! Memory & Politics after GenocideSections [1]
GLOS 5403Human Rights AdvocacySections [1]
GLOS 5900Topics in Global StudiesSections [1]
GLOS 5993Directed StudiesSections [2]
GLOS 5994Directed ResearchSections [1]

Fall 2017

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
GLOS 1015WGlobalization: Issues and ChallengesSections [5]
GLOS 3144Knowledge, Power, and the Politics of Representation in Global StudiesSections [6]
GLOS 3144HHonors: Knowledge, Power, and the Politics of Representation in Global...Sections [3]
GLOS 3231Geography of the World EconomySections [1]
GLOS 3278Tigers and Dragons: The Rise of the East Asian Economies, 1930-PresentSections [1]
GLOS 3305Life for Sale: Global Debates on Environment, Science, and SocietySections [1]
GLOS 3401WInternational Human Rights LawSections [1]
GLOS 3412What is Equality?Sections [1]
GLOS 3550VHonors Course: Supervised Research PaperSections [1]
GLOS 3602Other Worlds: Globalization and CultureSections [1]
GLOS 3634Chicana and Chicano History: 1821-1945Sections [1]
GLOS 3701WPopulation in an Interacting WorldSections [1]
GLOS 3900Topics in Global StudiesSections [1]
GLOS 3911Contemporary Chinese Society: Culture, Networks, & Inequality in ChinaSections [1]
GLOS 3921Europe: A Geographic PerspectiveSections [1]
GLOS 396920th Century IndiaSections [1]
GLOS 3981WMajor Project SeminarSections [1]
GLOS 3993Directed StudySections [2]
GLOS 4311Power, Justice & the EnvironmentSections [1]
GLOS 4406Sociology of International Law: Trafficking, Human Rights, & Business ...Sections [1]
GLOS 5170Sociology of International Law: Human Rights, Trafficking, and Busines...Sections [1]
GLOS 5993Directed StudiesSections [1]
Full lists of approved classes for all regions and themes can be found here.