Academics

International Studies Courses

International Studies courses provide the social science foundation to enable students to do meaningful comparative work. The following are examples of courses that may be taken to fulfill the Huntsman Program’s International Studies Requirement. Students may be granted credit for other classes not found on this list at the discretion of the Huntsman Advisor. Further information on any of these courses can be found by searching the University Course Register or by visiting the individual department websites.

Department Course Number Course Title
African Studies AFST 018 African Worlds
African Studies AFST 076 Africa since 1800
African Studies AFST 190 Introduction to Africa
African Studies AFST 204 African Medicine
African Studies AFRC 205 Law and Social Policy
African Studies AFST 230 Law in Africa
African Studies AFST 257 Contemporary African Studies
African Studies AFST 355 Women and Ritual in Africa
African Studies AFST 390 Debates in African Studies/ Postcolonial Cities
African Studies AFST 442 West Africa: State, Society & Culture
African Studies AFST 507 Modern African History
African Studies AFST 511 African Cultural History
African Studies AFST 514 Anthropology of Africa
Anthropology ANTH 002 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Anthropology ANTH 018 African Worlds
Anthropology ANTH 115 Culture Clash
Anthropology ANTH 121 Origin and Cultures of Cities
Anthropology ANTH 123 Communication and Culture
Anthropology ANTH 136 Culture and Conflict in International Relations
Anthropology ANTH 150 Women's Health and Development
Anthropology ANTH 190 Introduction to Africa
Anthropology ANTH 221 Native Indian Peoples
Anthropology ANTH 233 Anthropology and History in South Asia
Anthropology ANTH 242 World Ethnography
Anthropology ANTH 505 Anthropology of Religion
Comparative Literature COML 294 Reading Global Feminist Theory
Comparative Literature COML 360 Critical Issues in Globalization & Transnationalism
Demography DEMG 541 Gender, Labor Force and Markets
Demography DEMG 677 International Migration
East Asian Languages & Civilizations EALC 105 East Asian Diplomacy
Economics ECON 020 Economic History and Development
Economics ECON 023 Topics in Economic Development: India & China
Economics ECON 050 International Economics
Economics ECON 053 International Trade
Economics ECON 054 International Monetary Economics
Economics ECON 061 Economics of Eastern Europe
Economics ECON 062 Soviet Economy
Economics ECON 123 Topics in Development
Economics ECON 150 International Economics
Economics ECON 160 Comparative Economic Systems
Economics ECON 242 Topics in Macro: Political Stability & Growth
Economics ECON 251 International Trade
English ENGL 394 Critical Issues in Globalization & Transnationalism
English ENGL 395 Globalization Theory (Benjamin Franklin Seminar)
Gender, Culture and Society GSOC 118 Iran Cinema: Gender, Politics, Religion
Gender, Culture and Society GSOC 013 Male and Female Communication in the East & West
Gender, Culture and Society GSOC 258 International Women, War and Peace
Gender, Culture and Society GSOC 213 Indian Cinema and Society
Gender, Culture and Society GSOC 280 Feminist Political Thought
Gender, Culture and Society GSOC 294 Readings in Global Feminist Theory
Gender, Culture and Society GSOC 307 Gender in Latin America
Gender, Culture and Society GSOC 358 History of Women and the Family in Europe
Gender, Culture and Society GSOC 470 Women in Modern Europe
Gender, Culture and Society GSOC 486 Gender and Nationalism in the Third World
Gender, Culture and Society GSOC 508 Migration, Women and Families
Geology GEOL 404 International Mineral Resources
Government Administration GAFL 560 Women Leaders and Emerging Democracies
History HIST 011 The World: History and Modernity
History HIST 107 Comparative Capitalist Systems
History HIST 084 The Middle East in the 20th Century
History HIST 081 History of the Middle East Since 1800
History HIST 012 Globalization
History HIST 146 Comparative Medicine
History HIST 160 Strategy, Policy and War
History HIST 344 Twentieth Century European Intellectual History
History HIST 358 History of Women and the Family in Europe
History HIST 386 South Asia: Religion and Politics
History HIST 390 Palestine and the Arab Israeli Conflict
History HIST 407 Gender in Latin America
History HIST 420 History of International Politics: 1815-1914/ European International Relations
History HIST 421 History of International Politics: 1914-Present
History HIST 431 A World at War: World War II in Europe and Asia
History HIST 147 Islamic History to 1517
History and Sociology of Science HSSC 145 Comparative Medicine
History and Sociology of Science HSSC 206 Health and Disease in the Developing World
History and Sociology of Science HSSC 414 Medicine and the Body
History and Sociology of Science HSSC 545 Health and Medicine in the Non-Western World
International Relations INTR 101 International Relations in Theory and Practice
Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations NELC 101 Introduction to the Middle East
Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations NELC 032 The Middle East in the 20th Century
Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations NELC 132 Origins of Islamic Political Thought
Philosophy PHIL234 Philosophy of Religion
Philosophy PHIL 434 Philosophy of Religion
Political Science PSCI 050 Contemporary International Politics
Political Science PSCI 110 Introduction to Comparative Politics
Political Science PSCI 115 Comparative Western European Politics
Political Science PSCI 116 Political Change in the Third World
Political Science PSCI 117 Nationalism & Politics of Ethnicity
Political Science PSCI 118 The Military and Politics in the Third World
Political Science PSCI 130 Introduction to American Politics
Political Science PSCI 131 American Foreign Policy
Political Science PSCI 135 The Politics of Food
Political Science PSCI 150 International Relations in Theory and Practice
Political Science PSCI 151 International Security
Political Science PSCI 154 Politics of Global Environment
Political Science PSCI 186 Money and Markets
Political Science PSCI 210 Contemporary African Politics
Political Science PSCI 211 Politics in the Contemporary Middle East
Political Science PSCI 212 Japanese Politics
Political Science PSCI 213 Latin American Politics
Political Science PSCI 216 Government and Politics of East Asia
Political Science PSCI 217 Russian Politics
Political Science PSCI 218 Politics of Post War Western Europe
Political Science PSCI 219 Contemporary Chinese Politics
Political Science PSCI 224 Political Economy of Development
Political Science PSCI 231 Business, Government and Public Policy
Political Science PSCI 250 International Political Economy
Political Science PSCI 252 War, Strategy and Politics
Political Science PSCI 253 International Politics of the Middle East
Political Science PSCI 254 Moscow and the Middle East/ Politics of the European Union
Political Science PSCI 255 East Asian International Relations
Political Science PSCI 256 International Relations of the United States and South Asia
Political Science PSCI 257 Contemporary African Politics
Political Science PSCI 258 Human Rights
Political Science PSCI 259 Russian Foreign Policy
Political Science PSCI 275 Muslim Political Thought
Political Science PSCI 298 Selected Topics in Political Science (by approval)
Political Science PSCI 312 Democracy in Africa
Political Science PSCI 314 Transitions to Democracy
Political Science PSCI 358 International Law
Political Science PSCI 395 Power Sharing
Political Science PSCI 397 Topics in International Politics
Political Science PSCI 411 Comparative Politics: Federalism and Decentralization
Political Science PSCI 412 Comparative Politics
Political Science PSCI 413 Latin American Politics
Political Science PSCI 415 Contemporary African Politics
Political Science PSCI 416 Nationalism & Politics of Ethnicity
Political Science PSCI 453 Moscow and the Middle East
Political Science PSCI 458 International Relations of US & South Asia
Political Science PSCI 459 Russian Foreign Policy
Political Science PSCI 498 European Union
Political Science PSCI 498 Globalization
Political Science PSCI 521 Comparative Business-State Relations
Political Science PSCI 532 The Political Economy of North-South Relations
Political Science PSCI 560 The Organization of World Politics
Political Science PSCI 566 Government and Politics of East Asia
Political Science PSCI 598 Globalization and International Institutions
Religious Studies RELS106 Modern Religious Thought
Religious Studies RELS 201 Sociology of Religion
Religious Studies RELS 202 Topics in Religion and Science
Religious Studies RELS 204 Philosophy of Religion
Religious Studies RELS 401 Philosophy of Religion
Religious Studies RELS 500 Theories of Religion
Religious Studies RELS 502 Science and the Sacred
Religious Studies RELS 506 Anthropology of Religion
Social Policy and Practice FRSM 106 Dilemmas in International Development
Sociology SOCI 002 Social Problems and Public Policy
Sociology SOCI 003 Deviance and Social Control
Sociology SOCI 004 The Family
Sociology SOCI 006 Race and Ethnic Relations/ American Society
Sociology SOCI 007 Population and Society
Sociology SOCI 008 Introduction to Political Sociology
Sociology SOCI 010 Social Stratification
Sociology SOCI 011 Urban Sociology
Sociology SOCI 012 Globalization
Sociology SOCI 052 War and Peace
Sociology SOCI 100 Introduction to Sociological Research
Sociology SOCI 101 Bioethics
Sociology SOCI 102 The City in Social Theory
Sociology SOCI 104 Sociology of Sex: Comparative Study
Sociology SOCI 112 Discrimination: Sexual and Racial Conflict
Sociology SOCI 115 Social Movements
Sociology SOCI 117 Sociology of Work
Sociology SOCI 118 Sociology of Bioethics
Sociology SOCI 122 The Sociology of Gender
Sociology SOCI 125 Classical Sociological Theory
Sociology SOCI 126 Contemporary Sociological Theory
Sociology SOCI 135 Law and Society
Sociology SOCI 140 Social Conflict
Sociology SOCI 231 Culture and Globalization
Sociology SOCI 235 Law and Social Change
Sociology SOCI 239 Sociology of Religion
Sociology SOCI 275 Medical Sociology
Sociology SOCI 425 Women and Political Activism
South Asia Regional Studies SAST 088 South Asia since Ashoka
South Asia Regional Studies SAST 335 Health and Society in South Asia
South Asia Regional Studies SARS 404 Topics in Economic Development: Contrasts between India and China
South Asia Regional Studies SARS 486 Gender and Nationalism in the Third World
Urban Studies URBS 101 The Origins and Cultures of Cities
Urban Studies URBS 110 Crime and Punishment
Urban Studies URBS 112 Urban Sociology
Urban Studies URBS 114 Discrimination: Sexual and Racial Conflict
Urban Studies URBS 137 Politics of Poverty and Development
Urban Studies URBS 204 Urban Law
Urban Studies URBS 244 Metropolis: Culture and the City
Urban Studies URBS 255 Urban Neighborhoods (Cities and Social Movements in the Global Economy)
Urban Studies URBS 270 Ethnicity
Urban Studies URBS 290 Metropolitan Nature
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Class: 2012

Target Language: Arabic
Interests: Microfinance, Middle Eastern Studies

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