International and Area Studies

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International Studies Major

Anne Hamilton (Coordinator)

The international studies major is an interdisciplinary program which combines a broad core curriculum with one of four emphases: foreign language and area studies, business, public diplomacy, and international economics. It includes a study abroad requirement and internship opportunities. Students have the opportunity to personalize their course of study. A minor is not required.

Approved Course List

Approved Course List
Africa and the Middle East
AFRIAMR 496SPECIAL STUDIES2-4
ARABIC 141BEGINNING ARABIC I (GH)4
ARABIC 142BEGINNING ARABIC II (GH)4
ARABIC 251INTERMEDIATE ARABIC I (GH)4
ARABIC 252INTERMEDIATE ARABIC II (GH)4
ENGLISH 324POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURES3
ENGLISH 325LITERATURE FROM THE MIDDLE EAST (GH)3
HISTRY 135INTRODUCTION TO ISLAMIC CIVILIZATIONS (GH)3
HISTRY 142SURVEY OF AFRICAN HISTORY: PRE-HISTORY TO CONTEMPORARY AFRICA (GH)3
HISTRY 150ATLANTIC HISTORY (DV)(GH)3
HISTRY 336EMPIRES & INVASIONS IN THE PRE-MODERN MIDDLE EAST: 500-15003
HISTRY 337MODERNIZATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST (GH)3
HISTRY 338ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT, 1900-PRESENT3
HISTRY 340MODERN AFRICA (GH)3
HISTRY 341AFRICAN WOMEN'S HISTORY FROM 1800 TO THE 1970S (GH)3
POLISCI 340POLITICS OF DEVELOPMENT3
POLISCI 461GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS OF AFRICA3
POLISCI 471GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS IN THE MIDDLE EAST3
RELIGST 304CONTEMPORARY ISLAMIC THOUGHT AND PRACTICE3
WOMENST 341AFRICAN WOMEN'S HISTORY FROM 1800 TO THE 1970s (GH)3
Asia
ASIANSTD 130EAST ASIAN TRADITION (GH)3
ASIANSTD 210INTRODUCTION TO ASIAN STUDIES (GI)3
ASIANSTD 303ASIAN RELIGIOUS THOUGHT (GH)3
ASIANSTD 333JAPANESE LITERATURE3
ASIANSTD 347GENDER AND FAMILY IN JAPAN3
ASIANSTD 350CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE SOCIETY3
ASIANSTD 358CONTEMPORARY CHINESE SOCIETY3
ASIANSTD 361GEOGRAPHY OF SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA (GS)3
ASIANSTD 364GEOGRAPHY OF EAST ASIA (GS)3
ASIANSTD 385MODERN CHINA3
ASIANSTD 386MODERN JAPAN3
ASIANSTD 460GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS OF ASIA3
ASIANSTD 472GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS IN CHINA3
ASIANSTD 480GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS OF JAPAN3
CHINESE 141BEGINNING CHINESE (GH)4
CHINESE 142BEGINNING CHINESE (GH)4
CHINESE 251CHINESE III (GH)4
CHINESE 252CHINESE IV (GH)4
ENGLISH 323ASIAN LITERATURES (GH)3
ENGLISH 324POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURES3
ENGLISH 333JAPANESE LITERATURE3
GEOGRPY 361GEOGRAPHY OF SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA (GS)3
GEOGRPY 364GEOGRAPHY OF EAST ASIA (GS)3
HISTRY 130THE EAST ASIAN TRADITION (GH)3
HISTRY 131EAST ASIA SINCE 1800 (GH)3
HISTRY 371HISTORY OF RUSSIA TO 18153
HISTRY 372HISTORY OF RUSSIA SINCE 18153
HISTRY 385MODERN CHINA3
HISTRY 386MODERN JAPAN3
HISTRY 394THE U.S. AT WAR IN VIETNAM3
JAPANESE 101BEGINNING JAPANESE I (GH)4
JAPANESE 102BEGINNING JAPANESE II (GH)4
JAPANESE 103BEGINNING JAPANESE III (GH)4
JAPANESE 201INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE I (GH)4
JAPANESE 202INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE II (GH)3
JAPANESE 203INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE III (GH)3
JAPANESE 301JAPANESE CONTEMPORARY ISSUES THROUGH THE LENS OF THE MEDIA3
POLISCI 460GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS OF ASIA3
POLISCI 472GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS OF CHINA3
POLISCI 480GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS OF JAPAN3
RELIGST 111INTRODUCTION TO ASIAN RELIGIONS (GH)3
RELIGST 303ASIAN RELIGIOUS THOUGHT (GH)3
RELIGST 304CONTEMPORARY ISLAMIC THOUGHT AND PRACTICE3
RUSSIAN 141BEGINNING RUSSIAN I (GH)4
SOCIOLGY 350CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE SOCIETY3
SOCIOLGY 358CONTEMPORARY CHINESE SOCIETY3
Europe
ARTHIST 201SURVEY OF WESTERN ART - ANCIENT TO MEDIEVAL (GA)3
ARTHIST 202SURVEY OF WESTERN ART - RENAISSANCE TO 1900 (GA)3
ARTHIST 316ART OF THE 19TH CENTURY (GA)3
ARTHIST 318MODERN ART (GA)3
ARTHIST 319CONTEMPORARY ART (GA)3
ECON 404HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT3
ENGLISH 206BRITISH LITERATURE SURVEY I (GH)3
ENGLISH 216BRITISH LITERATURE SURVEY II (GH)3
ENGLISH 347BRITISH MODERNISM3
ENGLISH 360TWENTIETH-CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE (GE)(GH)3
FRENCH 310FRENCH PHONETICS3
FRENCH 321ADVANCED FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY (GH)3
FRENCH 322ADVANCED FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY (GH)3
FRENCH 331READINGS IN MODERN FRENCH3
FRENCH 332READINGS IN MODERN FRENCH3
FRENCH 340CONTEMPORARY FRENCH SOCIETY2-3
FRENCH 350FRENCH CIVILIZATION3
FRENCH 370INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS FRENCH3
FRENCH 390FRENCH CONVERSATION1
FRENCH 451SURVEY OF FRENCH LITERATURE3
FRENCH 452SURVEY OF FRENCH LITERATURE3
FRENCH 481FRENCH CLASSICS3
FRENCH 482CONTEMPORARY FRENCH LITERATURE3
GERMAN 310GERMAN PHONETICS3
GERMAN 321ADVANCED GERMAN LANGUAGE STUDY (GH)3
GERMAN 322ADVANCED GERMAN LANGUAGE STUDY (GH)3
GERMAN 331READINGS IN MODERN GERMAN LITERATURE3
GERMAN 332READINGS IN MODERN GERMAN LITERATURE3
GERMAN 350GERMAN CIVILIZATION3
GERMAN 360GERMAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE THROUGH FILM3
GERMAN 390GERMAN CONVERSATION1
GERMAN 451SURVEY OF GERMAN LITERATURE3
GERMAN 452SURVEY OF GERMAN LITERATURE3
GEOGRPY 362GEOGRAPHY OF EUROPE3
HISTRY 351REBELLION AND REVOLUTION IN ENGLAND, 1066-1688 (GH)3
HISTRY 352SOCIETY AND CULTURE IN MODERN BRITAIN 1763-PRESENT (GH)3
HISTRY 355EARLY MODERN EUROPE, 1300-1600 (GH)3
HISTRY 363FROM GODDESSES TO WITCHES: WOMEN IN PREMODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY3
HISTRY 364MODERN EUROPEAN WOMEN'S HISTORY3
HISTRY 371HISTORY OF RUSSIA TO 18153
HISTRY 372HISTORY OF RUSSIA SINCE 18153
HISTRY 375THE AGE OF EUROPEAN REVOLUTIONS, 1789-18483
HISTRY 376RISE AND FALL OF THE FRENCH OVERSEAS EMPIRE3
HISTRY 377HISTORY OF TWENTIETH CENTURY EUROPE3
POLISCI 352COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT - EUROPE3
RELIGST 112INTRODUCTION TO WESTERN RELIGIONS (GH)3
RELIGST 388THE HOLOCAUST: NAZI GERMANY AND THE GENOCIDE OF THE JEWS3
or SOCIOLGY 388 THE HOLOCAUST: NAZI GERMANY AND THE GENOCIDE OF THE JEWS
RUSSIAN 141BEGINNING RUSSIAN I (GH)4
SPANISH 310SPANISH PHONETICS3
SPANISH 320SPANISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS (GH)3
SPANISH 321ADVANCED SPANISH LANGUAGE STUDY (GH)3
SPANISH 322ADVANCED SPANISH LANGUAGE STUDY (GH)3
SPANISH 331INTRODUCTION TO THE LITERATURE OF SPAIN I3
SPANISH 332INTRODUCTION TO THE LITERATURE OF SPAIN II3
SPANISH 350SPANISH CIVILIZATION3
SPANISH 370SPANISH FOR BUSINESS3
SPANISH 371SPANISH FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS3
SPANISH 372INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL SPANISH & THE HISPANIC COMMUNITY3
SPANISH 390SPANISH CONVERSATION1
SPANISH 451SURVEY OF SPANISH LITERATURE3
SPANISH 452SURVEY OF SPANISH LITERATURE3
SPANISH 481SPANISH CLASSICS3
SPANISH 484WOMEN WRITERS OF SPAIN AND THE AMERICAS3
Latin America
ANTHROPL 310WOMEN AND THE SHAPING OF LATIN AMERICAN CULTURE3
ANTHROPL 365MAYAS, AZTECS AND INCAS: PRECOLUMBIAN CIVILZATIONS3
GEOGRPY 365GEOGRAPHY OF LATIN AMERICA3
HISTRY 150ATLANTIC HISTORY (DV)(GH)3
HISTRY 342CONQUEST AND COLONIALISM IN LATIN AMERICA (GH)3
HISTRY 343MODERN LATIN AMERICA (GH)3
HISTRY 346HISTORY OF MEXICO (GH)3
HISTRY 347REVOLUTIONARY CHANGE IN LATIN AMERICA (GH)3
INTRNAR 260INTRODUCTION TO LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (GI)3
MUSC 241SURVEY OF LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC (DV)(GA)3
POLISCI 456GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS OF LATIN AMERICA3
RELIGST 112INTRODUCTION TO WESTERN RELIGIONS (GH)3
SPANISH 310SPANISH PHONETICS3
SPANISH 320SPANISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS (GH)3
SPANISH 321ADVANCED SPANISH LANGUAGE STUDY (GH)3
SPANISH 322ADVANCED SPANISH LANGUAGE STUDY (GH)3
SPANISH 333INTRODUCTION TO THE LITERATURE OF LATIN AMERICA I3
SPANISH 334INTRODUCTION TO THE LITERATURE OF LATIN AMERICA II3
SPANISH 360SPANISH AMERICAN CIVILIZATION3
SPANISH 370SPANISH FOR BUSINESS3
SPANISH 371SPANISH FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS3
SPANISH 372INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL SPANISH & THE HISPANIC COMMUNITY3
SPANISH 390SPANISH CONVERSATION1
SPANISH 453SURVEY OF SPANISH AMERICAN LITERATURE3
SPANISH 454SURVEY OF SPANISH AMERICAN LITERATURE3
SPANISH 483CONTEMPORARY SPANISH AMERICAN NARRATIVE3
SPANISH 484WOMEN WRITERS OF SPAIN AND THE AMERICAS3
WOMENST 310WOMEN AND THE SHAPING OF LATIN AMERICAN CULTURE3
Other Approved Courses
ANTHROPL 320UNDERSTANDING HERITAGE: FROM LANDMARKS TO THEME PARKS (GS)3
ANTHROPL 334WOMEN AND MEN IN CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE (GS)3
ARTHIST 316ART OF THE 19TH CENTURY (GA)3
ARTHIST 318MODERN ART (GA)3
ARTHIST 319CONTEMPORARY ART (GA)3
BEINDP 200INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS3
ECON 360GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE WORLD ECONOMY3
ECON 404HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT3
ECON 406INTERNATIONAL FINANCE AND BANKING3
ECON 431ECONOMICS OF GLOBALIZATION3
ECON 438URBAN REGIONAL AND TRANSPORT ECONOMICS3
ECON 471NATURAL RESOURCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS3
FORNLANG 375TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETATION3
GEOGRPY 252GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES (GS)3
GEOGRPY 332POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY3
GEOGRPY 333GEOGRAPHY OF RELIGION (GI)3
GEOGRPY 335GEOGRAPHY OF POPULATION AND MIGRATION (GS)3
GEOGRPY 340ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY3
GEOGRPY 344URBAN GEOGRAPHY3
GEOGRPY 346GLOBALIZATION AND THE CITY3
GEOGRPY 452CULTURAL ECOLOGY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT3
HISTRY 110HISTORY THROUGH FILM (GH)3
HISTRY 322UNITED STATES FOREIGN POLICY AND EMPIRE, 1790 TO THE RECENT PAST (GH)3
HISTRY 326GLOBAL WOMEN'S HISTORY, SINCE 18003
HISTRY 367HISTORY OF CAPITALISM IN THE WEST3
HISTRY 390AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY3
HISTRY 394THE U.S. AT WAR IN VIETNAM3
HISTRY 422GREAT TRIALS IN HISTORY3
HISTRY 44520TH CENTURY COMPARATIVE GENOCIDES3
MANGEMNT 410INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT3
MARKETNG 361INTERNATIONAL MARKETING3
PAX 200INTRODUCTION TO PEACE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE3
PAX 488SPECIAL TOPICS IN PEACE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE3
PHILSPHY 342MODERN PHILOSOPHY (GH)3
POLISCI 247ISSUES AND CRISES IN AMERICAN POLITICS (GS)3
POLISCI 255INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS (GS)3
POLISCI 265POLITICS OF TERRORISM AND COUNTERTERRORISM (GS)3
POLISCI 340POLITICS OF DEVELOPMENT3
POLISCI 348INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS3
POLISCI 350INTERNATIONAL LAW3
POLISCI 356POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY3
POLISCI 411MODERN POLITICAL THOUGHT3
POLISCI 412CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL THOUGHT3
POLISCI 457AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY3
POLISCI 462SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY3
POLISCI 463PEACE STUDIES: CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND CRISIS MANAGEMENT3
POLISCI 464WOMEN IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS3
RELIGST 222INTRODUCTION TO JUDAISM (GH)3
RELIGST 330RELIGION, SEXUALITY AND GENDER (GH)3
SOCIOLGY 319ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIOLOGY3
SOCIOLGY 321SOCIOLOGY OF NATURAL DISASTERS3
SOCIOLGY 353SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION3
SOCIOLGY 356POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY3
SOCIOLGY 362POPULATION STUDIES3
SOCIOLGY 373SOCIOLOGY OF TERRORISM3
SOCIOLGY 385SOCIOLOGY OF GLOBALIZATION3
SOCIOLGY 391RACE AND ETHNICITY IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE (DV)3
WOMENST 464WOMEN IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS3
SOCIOLGY 347GENDER AND FAMILY IN JAPAN3

 
 

Minors in International and Area Studies

Certificate in International and Area Studies

Asian Studies Courses

ASIANSTD 111   INTRODUCTION TO ASIAN RELIGIONS (GH)   3 Units

An introduction to the major religious traditions in the cultural areas of South, Southeast, and East Asia: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Taoism, Confucianism, and Shinto.
CROSS-LISTED: RELIGST 111 AND ASIANSTD 111

ASIANSTD 130   EAST ASIAN TRADITION (GH)   3 Units

An introduction to the intellectual, social, and political traditions of China and Japan up to about 1800. The course will analyze the Confucian tradition, Chinese administrative systems, and the dynastic cycle. Japanese cultural and political development will also be discussed.
CROSS-LISTED: HISTRY 130 AND ASIANSTD 130

ASIANSTD 131   EAST ASIA SINCE 1800 (GH)   3 Units

A survey of China and Japan in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries centering on the process of modernization in both of these countries.
CROSS-LISTED: HISTRY 131 AND ASIANSTD 131

ASIANSTD 210   INTRODUCTION TO ASIAN STUDIES (GI)   3 Units

The course introduces students to the multi-disciplinary field of Asian Studies and provides a foundation for the further study of Asia. It surveys social, economic, and political issues and religious-philosophical influences and literary-artistic traditions of the world region. the issues discussed and range of countries examined may vary by semester.
PREREQ: GENED 120 OR GENED 130 OR GENED 140

ASIANSTD 232   BUDDHISM: THE MIDDLE WAY (GH)   3 Units

This course introduces the wide range of Buddhist ideas and practices that have developed in Asia. It considers the social context in which Buddhism developed, the philosophical bases of all Buddhist schools, the development of the Mahayana, Buddhist Tantra, and Buddhist practices in South, Southeast and East Asia.
CROSS-LISTED: RELIGST 232 AND ASIANSTD 232

ASIANSTD 303   ASIAN RELIGIOUS THOUGHT (GH)   3 Units

A study of selected texts and religious thought from India, China, and Japan in relation to their impact on personal spiritual development and cultural integration.
PREREQ: SOPHOMORE STANDING OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR
CROSS-LISTED: RELIGST 303 AND ASIANSTD 303

ASIANSTD 323   ASIAN LITERATURES (GH)   3 Units

This course is an introduction to the literary and cultural tradition of three Asian civilizations: China, India, and Japan. Students will read a selection of classical and modern works from various genres in the three national literatures. The literary texts will be discussed in their cultural and historical contexts.
PREREQ: ENGLISH 101 AND ENGLISH 102 OR ENGLISH 161 AND ENGLISH 162 OR ENGLISH 105.
CROSS-LISTED: ENGLISH 323 / ASIANSTD 323

ASIANSTD 333   JAPANESE LITERATURE   3 Units

This course surveys Japanese Literature, providing study of classical literature and how this past is reconsidered by modern writers. Group projects will include study of key issues in Japanese cultural history, such as folktales, garden, tea and verse aesthetics, court, samurai and merchant culture, and international contact and war.
PREREQ: ENGLISH 102 OR ENGLISH 105 OR ENGLISH 162
CROSS-LISTED: ENGLISH 333 AND ASIANSTD 333

ASIANSTD 347   GENDER AND FAMILY IN JAPAN   3 Units

This course will examine forms of masculinity, femininity, sexuality, and family in contemporary Japan, and their historical development. Students will learn how gender, sexuality, and family are historically and socially constructed, how they are recreated through social interaction, how power inequalities are embedded in gender and family relations, how these inequalities impact individuals (and vice versa).
PREREQ: 3 UNITS OF SOCIOLGY OR 3 UNITS OF ANTHROPOLOGY OR WOMENST 100 OR JAPANESE 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ASIANSTD 350   CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE SOCIETY   3 Units

This course examines contemporary Japanese society. It includes a study of social institutions, processes, and culture of Japan. the course examines following areas, (a) culture (beliefs, customs, social identity); (b) social institutions (family, religion, education, work, media); (c) societal processes (socialization, deviance, urbanization); (d) inequalities (gender, income, race-ethnic, region), and (e) the politics, economy, and international position of Japan.
COREQ: CONCURRENT OR PRIOR COMPLETION OF A COURSE ON EAST ASIA OR AN EAST ASIAN LANGUAGE, OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR
CROSS-LISTED: ASIANSTD 350 AND ANTHROPL 350

ASIANSTD 358   CONTEMPORARY CHINESE SOCIETY   3 Units

This course is an overview of post-Mao Chinese society. It focuses on the institutional, demographic, cultural, economic, and political transformation in China since 1978. Included are changes in rural and urban social life, mass migration, changing family and gender relations, social and economic inequalities, ethnic and regional diversity, and rising social tensions.
PREREQ: 3 UNITS SOCIOLOGY OR ASIANSTD 210 OR GEOGRPY 364 OR HISTRY 385 OR POLISCI 472
CROSS-LISTED: SOCIOLGY 358 AND ASIANSTD 358

ASIANSTD 361   GEOGRAPHY OF SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA (GS)   3 Units

A study of contemporary and historical interrelationships between the natural environment and the economic, political and cultural activities in South and Southeast Asia. Countries studied include: Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Indonesia, and the Phillipines.
PREREQ: GENED 140 OR GEOGRPY 230 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR
CROSS-LISTED: GEOGRPY 361 AND ASIANSTD 361

ASIANSTD 364   GEOGRAPHY OF EAST ASIA (GS)   3 Units

A study of contemporary and historical interrelationships between the natural envirnoment and economic, political and cultural activities in East Asia. Countries studied include: China, Taiwan, Mongolia, Japan, and North and South Korea.
PREREQ: GENED 140 OR GEOGRPY 230 OR JUNIOR STANDING OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR
CROSS-LISTED: GEOGRPY 365 AND ASIANSTD 364

ASIANSTD 385   MODERN CHINA   3 Units

An examination of violent socio-political upheavals in China beginning with the White Lotus Rebellion and culminating with the Communist Revolution.
PREREQ: SOPHOMORE STANDING OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR
CROSS-LISTED: HISTRY 385 AND ASIANSTD 385

ASIANSTD 386   MODERN JAPAN   3 Units

A discussion of Japan's emergence into the modern world centering on the Japanese transformation from a secluded feudal nation to a powerful industrialized state.
PREREQ: SOPHOMORE STANDING OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR
CROSS-LISTED: HISTRY 386 AND ASIANSTD 386

ASIANSTD 460   GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS OF ASIA   3 Units

A comparative study of the political structures, institutions, and processes of the nations of Asia.
PREREQ: 3 UNITS OF POLITICAL SCIENCE
CROSS-LISTED: POLISCI 460 AND ASIANSTD 460

ASIANSTD 472   GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS IN CHINA   3 Units

This course exposes students to the breadth of Chinese government and politics. It briefly overviews the traditional Chinese system, its breakdown, and the rise of communism. It also overviews a more detailed treatment of the characteristics and major events of the communist era.
PREREQ: 3 UNITS OF POLITICAL SCIENCE
CROSS-LISTED: POLISCI 472 AND ASIANSTD 472

ASIANSTD 480   GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS OF JAPAN   3 Units

This course will present a historic and thematic overview of political development in contemporary Japan. It consists of analysis of japanese postwar politics, government decision-making stuctures and processes, foreign affairs and political economy.
PREREQ: 3 UNITS OF POLITICAL SCIENCE
CROSS-LISTED: POLISCI 480 AND ASIANSTD 480

ASIANSTD 488   TOPICS IN JAPANESE STUDIES   Repeatable   3 Units

An intensive study of selected topics in Japanese Studies. Subject matter will vary depending on the department and faculty member responsible for this course. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 units in major/degree (for different topics only).
PREREQ: JUNIOR/SENIOR STATUS OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ASIANSTD 490   WORKSHOP   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing `hands on` and participatory instructional techniques. Repeatable

ASIANSTD 491   TRAVEL STUDY   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad.

ASIANSTD 492   FIELD STUDY   Repeatable   1-12 Units

Variable topics.

ASIANSTD 493   INTERNSHIP IN JAPANESE CULTURE   Repeatable   3-12 Units

To understand Japanese culture, students participate in an approved, supervised work experience in Japan for one month or more, or in an approved Japanese-intensive work setting in the U.S. over two months. Cultural awareness training is required prior to the internship, and both written and oral reports are required afterward.
PREREQ: SOPHMORE STANDING AND COMM 424 (FORMERLY SPEECH 424) OR JAPANESE 101 AND CONSENT OF ASIAN STUDIES COORDINATOR

ASIANSTD 494   SEMINAR   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. An advanced course of study in a defined subject matter area emphasizing a small group in intense study with a faculty member.

ASIANSTD 496   SPECIAL STUDIES   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings.

ASIANSTD 497   EXCHANGE STUDY   Repeatable   1-18 Units

Variable topics.

ASIANSTD 498   INDEPENDENT STUDY   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member.

ASIANSTD 498R   INDEPENDENT STUDY - UNDERGRADUATE RESEARC   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable.

ASIANSTD 499   SENIOR THESIS   3 Units

Individual research under the supervision of a member of the faculty.

International and Area Studies Courses

INTRNAR 200   ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES: INQUIRY AND WRITING IN THE MAJOR   3 Units

Introduction to International Studies is the gateway course to the major. It is a writing-intensive course that will help students develop the communication and critical analysis skills necessary to succeed in higher-level courses in their emphases. It also introduces them to career options to students with International Studies degrees.
PREREQ: INTERNATIONAL STUDIES MAJOR OR MINOR OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

INTRNAR 260   INTRODUCTION TO LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (GI)   3 Units

This course offers a broad interdisciplinary tour of contemporary Latin America drawing ideas on material from history, art, anthropology, political science and literature. The three main themes of the course are the historical roots of Latin America's cultural identities, the importance of modern social movements in confronting persistent inequalitites, and the way immigration has shaped the region.

INTRNAR 291   TRAVEL STUDY   Repeatable   1-4 Units

Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad.

INTRNAR 348   INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS   3 Units

The course will explore theoretical perspectives as well as the expanding roles of international organizations in the context of global politics. Since the end of the Cold War, the United Nations and other regional organizations have played an enhanced role in global governance. It will, therefore, provide an overview of the United Nations system, a number of regional ogranizations and their contributions to the maintenance of international peace and security.
PREREQ: 3 CREDITS OF POLITICAL SCIENCE
CROSS-LISTED: POLISCI 348 AND INTRNAR 348

INTRNAR 488   TOPICS IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES   Repeatable   3 Units

An intensive study of selected topics in International Studies. Subject matter will vary depending on the department and faculty member responsible for the course. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree (for different topics only).

INTRNAR 491   TRAVEL STUDY   Repeatable   1-4 Units

Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad.

INTRNAR 493   INTERNSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL AND AREA STUDIES   Repeatable   1-12 Units

Study and work with an international unit or in some area of public affairs under the direction of a faculty supervisor. Students will have the opportunity to combine academic learning with practical experience in government and politics. Repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits in major/degree.

INTRNAR 494   SEMINAR   Repeatable   1-3 Units

An intensive study of selected topics in international studies that supplements the curriculum. Subject matter may vary depending on the needs and desires of the participants.

INTRNAR 496   SPECIAL STUDIES   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings.

INTRNAR 497   EXCHANGE STUDY   Repeatable   1-12 Units

Variable topics.

INTRNAR 498   INDEPENDENT STUDY   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable.