Richmond Home

Global Studies: Politics and Governance

Advisors: David Brandenberger (History), Sheila Carapico (Political Science), Stephen Long (Political Science), Jennifer Pribble (Political Science), Carol Summers (History)

The concentration is comprised of eight units selected from at least three departments and in the following categories

Diplomacy and World Order

Two units, chosen from:

ANTH 328 Anthropology of Human Rights

ENVR 366 International Environmental Law D&C-2

HIST 215 United States and the World Since 1945

HIST 249 Cold War Europe, 1945-1991

HIST 290 British Empire and the World

HIST 341 History and Memory: WWII in East Asia

PLSC 350 American Foreign Policy

PLSC 352 International Law and Organizations

PLSC 353 International Security

PLSC 359 Global Governance

RHCS 359 Media and War

Economic Integration or Interdependence

Two units, chosen from:

ECON 105 Introduction to Global Economics

ECON 210 The Economics of the European Union

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

ECON 230/ENVR 230 Environmental Economics

ECON 310 International Trade and Finance

HIST 390 Food and Power in Africa and Asia

GEOG 370 Geographies of Economic Development and Globalization

SOC 233 Understanding Globalization

SOC 306 Social Change in a Global Perspective

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

World Regions

Two units focused on the same world region selected from regional courses or study abroad.

Additional Concentration Electives

Two units chosen from the areas above.