International and Global Studies Minor

Requirements


Twenty-one to 29 credits, distributed as follows.

A. Core Courses (9 credits)


  • Two from:

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  • INT 100 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)
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  • ANT 100 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)
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  • INT 113 - World History: 1400 to 1900 (3)
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  • HIS 113 - World History: 1400 to 1900 (3)
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  • INT 115 - World Regional Geography (3)
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  • URP 115 - World Regional Geography (3)
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  • INT 230 - International Relations (3)
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  • POL 230 - International Relations (3)
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  • One from:

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  • INT 375 - Social and Cultural Change (3).
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  • ANT 375 - Social and Cultural Change (3).
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  • INT 415 - Seminar on Contemporary Global Issues (3).
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  • ANT 415 - Seminar on Contemporary Global Issues (3).
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  • BIO 373 - Biogeography (3).
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  • ESS 372 - Biogeography (3).
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  • INT 366 - The Global Economy (3).
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  • ECN 366 - The Global Economy (3).
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  • INT 367 - World Economic History (3).
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  • ECN 367 - World Economic History (3).
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  • INT 359 - Comparative Revolutions (3).
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  • POL 359 - Comparative Revolutions (3).
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  • INT 376 - Sex, Work and International Capital (3).
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  • ANT 376 - Sex, Work, and International Capital (3).
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  • SOC 376 - Sex, Work and International Capital (3).
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  • WGS 376 - Sex, Work and International Capital (3).

B. Option of Choice (12 credits)


A program planned with a faculty advisor, including courses from both the Regional Studies and Topical Studies options below.  No course may be elected to satisfy requirements for both parts A and B.

Up to 3 credits from a study abroad course, at the Core Faculty’s discretion, may be applied to one of the Option categories.

Regional Studies Option


Focus on various regions of the world from the perspectives of different fields, including art, culture, economy, history, language, literature, music and politics.

Africa

  • AFA 101 - Introduction to Africana Studies (3)
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  • ANT 250 - African Cultures (3).
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  • AFA 250 - African Cultures (3).
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  • AFA 260 - African Diaspora in the Americas (3)
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  • ANT 260 - African Diaspora in the Americas (3)
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  • AFA 305 - Topics in African Languages and Cultures (3).
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  • ANT 305 - Topics in African Languages and Cultures (3).
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  • AFA 369 - African Religions (3).
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  • ANT 369 - African Religions (3).
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  • AFA 325 - History of African Art (3)
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  • ARH 325 - History of African Art (3)
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  • AFA 230 - Survey of African History to 1800 (3)
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  • HIS 230 - Survey of African History to 1800 (3)
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  • AFA 336 - Africa in Modern Times, 1800 to Present (3)
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  • HIS 336 - Africa in Modern Times, 1800 to Present (3)
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  • POL 340 - African Politics (3).
East/Southeast/South Asia

  • ANT 295 - Cultures of South Asia (3).
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  • INT 385 - Japanese Society and Culture I (4).
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  • ANT 385 - Japanese Society and Culture I (4).
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  • INT 386 - Japanese Society and Culture II (4).
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  • ANT 386 - Japanese Society and Culture II (4).
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  • HIS 290 - East Asia to 1600 (3)
  • HIS 376 - History of Modern China (3)
  • HIS 377 - Japan from 1300 to 1800 (3).
  • HIS 378 - Japan from 1800 to Present (3).
  • HIS 380 - History of Modern India and South Asia (3)
  • INT 384 - Special Topics on Japan II (4).
Eastern Europe/Russia

  • HIS 352 - History of Modern Russia (3).
  • HIS 357 - Polish Culture through History and Literature (3)
Latin America

  • ANT 284 - Cultures and Peoples of Latin America (3).
  • ANT 318 - Mesoamerican Archeology (3).
  • HIS 343 - Modern Caribbean History (3)
  • POL 344 - Latin American Politics (3).
  • SOC 265 - Caribbean Society and Culture (3)
  • SPN 319 - Understanding the Spanish World: Latin America (3)
North Africa/Southwest Asia

  • ANT 240 - Cultures of the Middle East (3).
  • HIS 283 - Introduction to Islam and the Modern “Middle East” (3)
  • HIS 385 - History of the Modern “Middle East” Since 19th Century (3)
  • HIS 386 - International Relations of the “Middle East” (3)
Western Europe

  • FRN 212 - Intermediate French II (4)
  • FRN 310 - Understanding the French-Speaking World (3)
  • HIS 325 - History of the British Isles to 1606 (3)
  • HIS 326 - History of the British Isles 1606-1919 (3)
  • HIS 355 - War and Violence in Europe (3)
  • HIS 367 - Modern German History, 1800-2000 (3)
  • HIS 372 - The French Revolution (3)
  • HIS 373 - 19th Century Europe (3)
  • HIS 374 - History of the British Empire since 1790 (3)
  • POL 345 - European Politics (3).
  • SPN 212 - Intermediate Spanish II (4)
  • SPN 310 - Understanding the Spanish-Speaking World: Spain (3)

Topical Studies Option


International global themes from the perspectives of different fields.

World Health

  • HCR 330 - Medical Anthropology (3)
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  • ANT 330 - Medical Anthropology (3)
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  • PHS 331 - Global Health (3)
  • NUR 381 - International Nursing (2-4).
International Management

  • INB 385 - International Business (3).
  • MKT 432 - International Marketing (3).
  • FIN 466 - International Finance (3).
  • INB 585 - Global Dimensions of Management (3).
International Political Economy

  • ANT 352 - Culture and Economy in Cross-Cultural Perspective (3).
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  • ANT 415 - Seminar on Contemporary Global Issues (3).
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  • INT 415 - Seminar on Contemporary Global Issues (3).
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  • ANT 351 - Political and Legal Anthropology (3).
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  • POL 351 - Political and Legal Anthropology (3).
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  • ANT 375 - Social and Cultural Change (3).
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  • SOC 375 - Social and Cultural Change (3).
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  • CRJ 384 - Comparative Criminal Justice System (3).
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  • ECN 366 - The Global Economy (3).
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  • INT 366 - The Global Economy (3).
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  • INT 367 - World Economic History (3).
  • ECN 360 - International Economics (3).
  • POL 245 - Political Movements (3).
  • POL 333 - International Law and Organizations (3).
  • POL 437 - US Foreign Policy (3).
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  • POL 359 - Comparative Revolutions (3).
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  • INT 359 - Comparative Revolutions (3).
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  • POL 342 - The Welfare State in Comparative Perspective (3).
Language and Culture Studies

  • ANT 355 - World Religions (3).
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  • ANT 299 - Third World Cultures Through Film (3)
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  • INT 299 - Third World Cultures Through Film (3)
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  • ANT 375 - Social and Cultural Change (3).
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  • INT 375 - Social and Cultural Change (3).
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  • ANT 335 - Language Variation in Society (3)
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  • LIN 335 - Language Variation in Society (3)
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  • ANT 325 - Culture and Personality (3).
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  • SOC 325 - Culture and Personality (3).
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  • COM 381 - Intercultural Communication (3)
  • MUS 226 - Music in World Cultures (3)
Women's and Gender Studies

  • ANT 378 - Sex and Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective (3).
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  • WGS 378 - Sex & Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective (3).
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  • HIS 378 - Japan from 1800 to Present (3).
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  • SOC 376 - Sex, Work and International Capital (3).
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  • WGS 376 - Sex, Work and International Capital (3).
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  • INT 376 - Sex, Work and International Capital (3).
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  • WGS 399 - Seminar in Women's & Gender Studies (3).
World Environment

  • ESS 372 - Biogeography (3).
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  • BIO 373 - Biogeography (3).
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  • ESS 100 - Introduction to Environmental Science (4)
  • ESS 150 - Energy and Climate (4)
  • GEO 203 - Introduction to Spatial Analysis (3)
  • ESS 312 - Resource Planning and Management (3).
World History

  • AFA 203 - Origins of Modern Racism (3)
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  • PHL 203 - Origins of Modern Racism (3)
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  • HIS 112 - World History to 1400 (3)
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  • INT 112 - World History to 1400 (3)
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  • HIS 428 - Emergence of the United States as a World Power Since 1914 (3)
  • HIS 360 - The Holocaust (3)
  • HIS 412 - The Atlantic World in Transition: 1400-1850 (3)
  • HIS 479 - Pacific World in Transition since 19th Century (3)

C. Foreign Language (0-8 credits)


Demonstrated proficiency in a foreign language, as evidenced by completion at UM-Flint of one of the following; or equivalent proficiency by examination. (The foreign language requirement is already required of any student seeking a Bachelor of Arts degree.)

  • ARB 112 - Beginning Standard Arabic II (4)
  • FRN 112 - Beginning French II (4)
  • GER 112 - Beginning German II (4)
  • JPN 112 - Beginning Japanese II (4)
  • LAT 105 - Beginning Latin II (4)
  • RUS 112 - Beginning Russian II (4)
  • SPN 112 - Beginning Spanish II (4)

Note


The French and International Studies Program (BA)  and Spanish and International Studies Program (BA)  combine the International and Global Studies minor with a 22-credit program in either French or Spanish.



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