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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:

Fall 2019

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
GLOS 1015WGlobalization: Issues and ChallengesSections [5]
GLOS 1112Social Justice and GlobalizationSections [1]
GLOS 3105Ways of Knowing in Global StudiesSections [1]
GLOS 3144Knowledge, Power, and the Politics of Representation in Global StudiesSections [6]
GLOS 3144HHonors: Knowledge, Power, and the Politics of Representation in Global...Sections [2]
GLOS 3278Tigers and Dragons: The Rise of the East Asian Economies, 1930-PresentSections [1]
GLOS 3303Environment and Development in the Third WorldSections [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 3415WGlobal Institutions of Power: World Bank, International Monetary Fund,...Sections [1]
GLOS 3550VHonors Course: Supervised Research PaperSections [1]
GLOS 3602Other Worlds: Globalization and CultureSections [1]
GLOS 3645Islamic WorldSections [1]
GLOS 3900Topics in Global StudiesSections [2]
GLOS 3921Europe: A Geographic PerspectiveSections [1]
GLOS 3981WMajor Project SeminarSections [1]
GLOS 3993Directed StudySections [1]
GLOS 4311Power, Justice & the EnvironmentSections [1]
GLOS 4315Never Again! Memory & Politics after GenocideSections [1]
GLOS 5315Never Again! Memory & Politics after GenocideSections [1]
GLOS 5900Topics in Global StudiesSections [1]
GLOS 5993Directed StudiesSections [1]

Spring 2020

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
GLOS 3105Ways of Knowing in Global StudiesSections [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 3215Supercapitalism: Labor, Consumption & the Environment in the New Globa...Sections [1]
GLOS 3303Environment and Development in the Third WorldSections [1]
GLOS 3407Global IslamophobiaSections [1]
GLOS 3550VHonors Course: Supervised Research PaperSections [2]
GLOS 3643Islam and the WestSections [1]
GLOS 3701WPopulation in an Interacting WorldSections [1]
GLOS 3896Global Studies InternshipSections [1]
GLOS 3900Topics in Global StudiesSections [1]
GLOS 3981WMajor Project SeminarSections [2]
GLOS 3993Directed StudySections [1]
GLOS 4104Crime and Human RightsSections [1]
GLOS 4104HHonors: Crime and Human RightsSections [1]
GLOS 5104Crime and Human RightsSections [1]
GLOS 5403Human Rights AdvocacySections [1]
GLOS 5900Topics in Global StudiesSections [1]
GLOS 5993Directed StudiesSections [1]
GLOS 5994Directed ResearchSections [1]
Full lists of approved classes for all regions and themes can be found here.