B.A. Global Studies with Political and Economic Development Concentration

Program Admissions Requirements

There are no program admission requirements for the B.A. in Global Studies

General Education

The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.

Objective 16
Objective 23
Objective 33
Objective 46
Objective 57
Objective 6 6
Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 83
Objective 7
Objective 8
Objective 93
Total Credits37

Major Requirements

16 credits of a modern foreign language or the equivalent demonstrated competency16
GLBL 2200Simulation1
GLBL 4400Simulation1
GLBL 4493Senior Thesis4
POLS 2221Introduction to International Relations3
Political and Economic Development Concentration18
This area of concentration has as its focus issues of political and economic development in those parts of the world which at once seek the possibility of change and are threatened by change. Eighteen (18) credits are to be selected from the following list and approved by your advisor. No more than twelve (12) of these required eighteen credits are to be taken from any one department’s offerings.
Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Ecological Anthropology
Economics 1
Economic Development
International Trade
International Finance
History
Latin American History and Culture
East Asian History
Middle East History and Culture
African History and Culture
(Each of the 4 courses above satisfies General Education Objective 9)
Global Environmental History
History of Empires
Global Studies
The World Today:Introduction to Global Issues
International Organizations Today: Conflicts and Cooperation
Seminar in Global Studies
European Union: Institutions & Global Impact
Global Governance: Superpowers and Globalization
Environment and Geography
Gender in Global Affairs (Issues and Impact)
Global Health and Policy
Senior Seminar (various topics)
Cultural Geography
Independent Study
International Parks and Protected Areas
Global Tourism Geography
Internship in Global Studies
Internship in Global Studies
Internship in Global Studies
Political Science
Comparative Politics Framework for Analysis
Comparative Politics Change and Political Order
Politics of Developing Nations
Terrorism and Political Violence
Topics in National and Regional Studies 2
Sociology
Environmental Sociology
Power Class and Prestige
Electives10
Ten (10) credits to be selected from either courses listed in Areas of Concentration A, B, and C and not taken to fulfill the requirements for one of those Concentration; or the courses listed below; or a mixture of Concentration courses and those listed here.
Business
International Corporate Finance
International Business
Globalized Markets
English
Studies in National Literatures
Comparative Literature
History
History of Colonialism
Women in World History
Topics in European History
Modern Ireland
History of Empires
Global Studies
Simulation
The World Today:Introduction to Global Issues
International Organizations Today: Conflicts and Cooperation
Travel and Study Abroad
Seminar in Global Studies
European Union: Institutions & Global Impact
International Symposium
Global Governance: Superpowers and Globalization
Environment and Geography
Gender in Global Affairs (Issues and Impact)
Simulation
Global Health and Policy
Senior Seminar (various topics)
Cultural Geography
Independent Study
International Parks and Protected Areas
Global Tourism Geography
Internship in Global Studies
Internship in Global Studies
Internship in Global Studies
Political Science
Seminar 3
Sociology
Sociology of Health and Illness
The Sociology of Religion
Power Class and Prestige
All required courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C- (C minus).
Total Credits53

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education