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Global Studies: International Economics

Advisors: Sheila Carapico (Political Science), Jonathan B. Wight (Economics)

Core Teaching Faculty: Maia Kersti Linask (Economics), Jonathan B. Wight (Economics)

Students are strongly encouraged to develop proficiency in economics with either a minor or double major (see Economics department listings for requirements).

Note: Within the concentration, the eight units selected from three or more departments.

Eight units, including:

Three units, chosen from:

ECON 210 The Economics of the European Union

ECON 211 Economic Development in Asia, Africa, and Latin America

ECON 215 International Monetary Economics

ECON 310 International Trade: Causes, Consequences, and Controversies

ECON 315 Advanced International Macroeconomics

Global Power, Politics, and Culture

Two units from two different departments, chosen from:

ANTH 101 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

GEOG 345 Global Sustainability: Society, Economy, Nature

HIST 236 Russian Empire, Soviet Union and After

IBUS 381 International Business Environment

MGMT 333 Cross-cultural Management

MKT 325 International Marketing

PHIL 337 Social and Political Philosophy

PLSC 356 International Political Economy

SOC 335 Feast and Famine: Inequalities in the Global Food System

History, Culture, Societies, Politics, and Religions of Regions or Nations in the World System

Two units, chosen from:

ANTH 303 Biopolitics in Medical Anthropology

ANTH 307 Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

ANTH 308 Latin America: An Ethnographic Perspective

ANTH 336 Politics, Power and Ritual

ANTH 360 Power and Society in the Middle East

ECON 210 The Economics of the European Union

ECON 211 Economic Development in Asia, Africa, and Latin America

ECON 215 International Monetary Economics

ECON 310 International Trade: Causes, Consequences, and Controversies

ECON 315 Advanced International Macroeconomics

FIN 462 International Financial Management

GEOG 210 Geographic Dimensions of Global Development

GEOG 320 Power, Space, and Territory: Geographies of Political Change

GEOG 333 Geographies of the Amazonia

GEOG 370 Geographies of Economic Development and Globalization

HIST 239 The French Revolution

HIST 242 Modern Germany

HIST 244 Propaganda State

HIST 246 Russia in Revolution, 1905-1934

HIST 250 Modern East Asia 1600-1960

HIST 251 Chinese Revolutions

HIST 252 Modern China: 1900-1940

HIST 255 Meiji Japan: An Emperor and the World Named for Him

HIST 261 Modern Latin America

HIST 262 The Making of Modern Brazil

HIST 271 The Modern Middle East

HIST 272 The Ottoman Empire

HIST 282 Africa in the Twentieth Century

HIST 283 South Africa since 1500

HIST 290 Britain and the World

HIST 326 Communism

HIST 341 History and Memory: WWII in East Asia

HIST 380 Women and Gender in African History

HIST 390 Food and Power in Africa and Asia

IBUS 381 International Business Environment

IBUS 390 International Business Issues and Topics

IBUS 411 International Business Strategy

PHIL 344 Contemporary Continental Philosophy

PLSC 240 Introduction to Comparative Politics

PLSC 312 Modern Political Theory

PLSC 341 Humanitarian Intervention

PLSC 342 Transitions from Communism in Europe and Eurasia

PLSC 343 Politics of Asia

PLSC 344 Europe Today

PLSC 345 Politics of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

PLSC 346 Politics of Cultural Pluralism

PLSC 347 Politics of Developing Nations

PLSC 348 Politics of Africa

PLSC 349 Politics of Latin America and the Caribbean

PLSC 350 American Foreign Policy

PLSC 351 Globalization

PLSC 352 International Law and Organizations

PLSC 355 International Relations of the Middle East

PLSC 357 International Relations of East Asia

PLSC 359 Global Governance

PLSC 360 International Development Policy

PLSC 363 Global Health, Infectious Disease and Human Rights

RELG 250 Introduction to World Religions

SOC 231 Across the Pond: Europe vs. USA

SOC 232 Postsocialism in Russian and Eastern Europe

One additional unit chosen from courses above.