Global Studies, Bachelor of Arts - Concentrations in Anthropology, Global Business Admin, Global Economics, Global Justice and Human Rights, Intercultural Studies, or International Development - GLST

Major Requirements (27–36 hours)

Required
ANTH 253Survey I: Culture and Language3
ECON 251Principles of Macroeconomics3
HIST 104 World Civilization II3
POSC 206International Politics3
or POSC 207 Comparative Politics
GLST 495Senior Seminar in Global Studies3
Students who complete the GLST Comprehensive Exam must also take the following course or another methods course approved by the Department Chair:
GLST 364Global Research and Discovery3
Concentration
Select one of the following Concentrations:12-18
Total Credits30-36

 Concentrations

Anthropology Concentration

ANTH 254Survey II: Human Prehistory3
GLST 364Global Research and Discovery3
Select two of the following:6-8
Anthropology of Race and Racism
Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective
Special Topics (Cultural Anthropology)
Special Topics (Archaeology)
Independent Study
Anthropological Internship
Evolution 1
Economic Botany 1
Conservation Biology 1
Parasitology 1
Ecology 1
Transnational Feminisms
The Global Politics of International Development
Global Environmental Politics
Upper-level course taken by permission through an approved study abroad program
Total Credits12-14

Global Business Administration Concentration

BUAD 201Principles of Financial Accounting3
BUAD 221Principles of Management3
BUAD 231Principles of Marketing3
BUAD 321Human Resource Management3
ECON 252Principles of Microeconomics3
Select one of the following:3
Survey of International Business and Economics
International Financial Management
International Management
International Marketing
Upper-level course taken by permission through an approved study abroad program
Total Credits18

Global Economics Concentration

ECON 252Principles of Microeconomics3
ECON 351Intermediate Macroeconomics3
or ECON 352 Intermediate Microeconomics
ECON 452International Trade and Finance3
Select one of the following:3
Economic Development
Comparative Economic Systems
Public Sector Economics
Labor Economics
Upper-level course taken by permission through an approved study abroad program
Total Credits12

Global Justice and Human Rights Concentration

JUST 250Introduction to Justice Studies3
JUST/POSC 301The Quest for Human Rights (or IIPS 30554 Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame)3
JUST/PHIL 302Global Justice3
Select two of the following:6
Economic Development 1
Contemporary Global Literature
Postcolonial Women’s Writing
Caribbean Women’s Literature
Gender and Sexuality in Literature
Global Justice
Philosophy of Politics
Social Justice
Latin American Politics
The Global Politics of International Development
Psychology of Violence 1
Stereotyping and Prejudice 1
Faith in Action
Catholic Social Thought
Sociology of Poverty
Global Childhoods
Upper-level course taken by permission through an approved study abroad program or upper-level course taken at Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
Total Credits15

Intercultural Studies Concentration

ICS 201Introduction to Intercultural Studies3
Select one of the following Cultural Theory courses:3
Anthropology of Race and Racism
Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective
Special Topics (approved topics)
Intercultural Communication
Contemporary Global Literature
Comparative Politics 1
Stereotyping and Prejudice 2, 3
Select one of the following Power and Privilege courses:3
Postcolonial Women’s Writing
Modern East Asia
The Global Politics of International Development
Special Topics in Political Science (approved topics)
Stereotyping and Prejudice 2, 3
Select one course from a category above or from the following:3
Art History Survey II
Environments of Ecuador
Economic Botany 3
Parasitology 1
International Management 3
Gender and Sexuality in Literature (approved topics)
Global Women’s Leadership (only 3 hours may apply) 4
Chinese Women and Society
Women in Africa and the Middle East
Asian Influence on Western Literature
Philosophy of World Cultures
Latin American Politics
Interfaith Studies
Upper-level course taken by permission through an approved study abroad program
Total Credits12

International Development Concentration

ECON 354Economic Development 13
or POSC 319 The Global Politics of International Development
Select three of the following:9
Intercultural Communication
Economic Development 1
International Trade and Finance 1
Postcolonial Women’s Writing
Women in Africa and the Middle East
Latin American Politics
The Global Politics of International Development
Global Environmental Politics
Middle East Politics
Upper-level course taken by permission through an approved study abroad program
Total Credits12

Advanced Writing Proficiency

Each student who completes this requirement in Global Studies will submit her written senior comprehensive project for evaluation.

Senior Comprehensive

A student who elects to complete her Senior Comprehensive requirement in Global Studies will carry out a research project grounded in a topic related to her area of concentration. She will develop and present a proposal during Senior Seminar in the fall of her senior year. The proposal will include a hypothesis or research question, the design of the study and methodologies to be used, significance of the question, and a bibliography. In the spring semester of senior year, Global Studies majors will make oral and written presentations of their projects to a committee comprised of faculty teaching within the concentration areas and/or the Global Studies core disciplines.