Students pursuing the major in International Studies choose between the global or regional studies tracks, and complete the required lower and upper division courses as set forth below.

Both Global and Regional Tracks require:

  • Lower Division Coursework: five classes
  • Upper Division Coursework: six classes (includes Senior Thesis)
  • Foreign language intermediate fluency:  demonstrated by passing through Level 4 of college level language instruction.
  • Semester long study abroad in your region of study
  • Senior Thesis (research project) on a topic of your choice

The Regional track also requires a minor in anthropology, economics, history, modern languages, or politics.

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Global and Regional Studies

Hot Sheet Fall 2015

(GS Track)

Lower Division Requirements:

GRS 1: Introduction to Global and Regional Studies MWF 2:45-3:50

Anthro 1: Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology (4 sections)

Econ 4: Principles of Macro-Economics (2 sections)

History 1: (1 section)

History 2: World History (none)

Politics 4: Introduction to International Politics (1 section)

UD Courses Fulfilling GRS requirements:

GRS 100: MWF 11:45-12:50

**must be taken at Saint Mary’s College**

In addition to these courses, you must take six upper division courses—two in each of three groups:

Group A (Intellectual Traditions)

Group B (Issues and Topics)

Group C (Regional Studies)

Other courses may satisfy the requirement with the approval of the Director of Global and Regional Studies

Group A (Intellectual Traditions)

ECON 160: Comparative Economic Systems TTH 9:45-11:20

POL 115: Theories of Justice TTH 9:45-11:20 (required course for a concentration in Global Justice Studies)

Group B (Issues and Topics)

ANTH 111: Family, Kinship and Marriage MF 1-2:40**

ANTH 117: Religion MWF 2:45-3:50**

ECON 150: Environmental Economics MWF 10:30-11:35**

POL 122-1: War: Causes, Conduct and Consequences MF 1-2:40

POL 122-2: Global Activism in the Digital Age MW 4-5:35

POL 126: Food Politics TTH 11:30-1:05

POL 127: Field Work for Food Politics .25 (must enroll in both POL 126 and POL 127;)

recommended for a concentration in Global Justice Studies

SOC 116: Global Migrations TTH 1:15-2:50**

Group C (Regional Studies)

ANTH 121: World Cultures South East Asia MW 4-5:35

ENG 163: South African Literature TTH 1:15-2:50***

HIST 118: Victorian Empire MWF 9:15-10:20***

HIST 152: Revolution in Latin America MWF 11:45-12:50

HIST 160: Environmental History of Asia MWF 2:45-3:50

HIST 172: Africa since 1850 MWF 10:30-11:35

POL 143: Middle Eastern Politics TTH 11:30-1:05

POL 147: Russian Politics TTH 1:15-2:50***

FREN 130 Modern French Cinema MF 1-2:40 ***

**May petition for Group B credit

***May petition for Group C credit

GRS hotsheet, Fall 2015 (GRS track)

4/27/15

Global and Regional Studies

Hot Sheet Fall 2015

(Regional Track)

Lower Division Requirements:

GRS 1: Introduction to Global and Regional Studies MWF 2:45-3:50

Anthro 1: Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology (4 sections)

Econ 4: Principles of Macro-Economics (2 sections)

History 1: World History (1 section)

History 2: (none)

Politics 4: Introduction to Comparative Politics (1 section)

UD Courses Fulfilling GRS requirements:

GRS 100: MWF 11:45-12:50

**must be taken at Saint Mary’s College**

Region: Africa

History 172: Africa since 1850 MWF 10:30-11:35**

English 163: South African Literature 1:15-2:50**

Region: East Asia

Anthro 121: none

History 160: Environmental History of Asia MWF 2:45-3:50

Region: Europe

Anthro: none

History 118: Victorian Empire MWF 9:15-10:20

Politics 147: Russian Politics TTH 1:15-2:50 **

Lit & Art: ENG 103: British Literature I MWF 10:30-11:35

ENG 104: British Literature II T/TH 8-9:05

ENG 144: Studies in 19th Century Literature 9:15-10:20

FREN 130: Modern French Cinema MF 1-2:40**

Region: Latin America

History 152: Revolution in Latin America MWF 11:45-12:50

Lit & Art: none

Region: Middle East

Pol 143: Middle Eastern Politics TTH 11:30-1:05**

**May petition for credit

GRS hotsheet, Fall 2015(Regional Track)

4/27/15

 

 

 

 

 


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