Current Course Offerings-Global Studies - Carnegie Mellon University

Current Course Offerings: Fall 2014

The following list of courses may be counted toward the Global Studies major for the upcoming semester.  Please schedule an appointment with the academic program manager prior to course registration in order to confirm your remaining requirements and determine an appropriate schedule of courses for the upcoming semester. Students will need to complete the prerequisites for any course as specified by the instructor.

I. Required General Education Course

History 79-104 Global Histories

II. Global Studies Introductory and Capstone Courses

History 79-400 Advanced Seminar in Global Studies

III. Language Requirement

Please see the Modern Languages section of the schedule of classes for a list of courses available this semester.

IV. Theoretical and Topical Core Courses

History 79-278 Rights to Representation: Indigenous People and Their Media
History 79-297 Dilemmas and Controversies in Anthropology
History 79-313 Objects of Value
History 79-314 The Politics and Culture of Memory
History 79-381 Petrocultures: How Oil Changed the World

V. Transnational, Global, and Regional Courses

Transnational and Global Courses

English 76-440 Postcolonial Theory: Diaspora and Transnationalism
History 79-295
Race Relations in the Atlantic World
The Pacific Encounters the West: An Anthropology of Globalization
Garbage Gone Global: Managing Surplus, Waste, and Desire
Philosophy 80-348
Health, Development, and Human Rights
Mod. Lang. 82-304 The Francophone World (taught in French)
Mod. Lang. 82-345 Introduction to Hispanic Literary and Cultural Studies (Reading Hispanic Comics: Superheroes and Beyond) (taught in Spanish)
SDS 88-326 Theories of International Relations

Regional Courses

History 79-225 West African History in Film
History 79-236 Introduction to African Studies

Eastern and Southern Asia and the Pacific
The Rise of Asian Economies

The Americas
History 79-221 Development and Democracy in Latin America
79-235 Caribbean Cultures
Mod. Lang. 82-343 Language and Culture: Latin America (taught in Spanish)

History 79-203 Social and Political Change in 20th Century Central and Eastern Europe
History 79-205 20th Century Europe
History 79-206 The European Union at the Crossroads
History 79-268 World War I: The 20th Century's First Catastrophe
Mod. Lang. 82-320 Contemporary Germany, Austria, and Switzerland (taught in German)
Mod. Lang. 82-415 Topics in French and Francophone Studies: Paris- Between Myths and Realities (taught in French)
Mod. Lang. 82-441 Studies in Peninsular Literature and Culture: El Siglo del Otro (taught in Spanish)

The Middle East
Mod. Lang.
Topics in Cross-Cultural Studies: Women of the Middle East and North Africa (taught in English)

VI. Electives

*Category IV and V courses listed above that are not used to fulfill those requirements may be counted as electives in addition to the courses listed below.

Thematic Courses

Business 70-342 Managing Across Cultures
70-365 International Trade and International Law
English 76-239 Introduction to Film Studies
English 76-241 Introduction to Gender Studies
English 76-386 Language and Culture
History 79-329 Health and the Environment in US History
History 79-330 Medicine and Society
History 79-331 Body Politics: Women and Health in America
History 79-335 Drug Use & Drug Policy
History 79-506 Global Studies Internship
Mod. Lang.
82-215 Introduction to Modern Arabic Literature and Culture (taught in English)
Mod. Lang.
Arabic Language and Culture I (taught in Arabic)
SDS 88-362 Diplomacy and Statecraft
SDS 88-412 Economics of Global Warming
Univ-Wide 99-338
Muslims in a Global Context: Sub-Saharan Africa (mini, 3 units)

Nation-based Courses

History 79-231 American Foreign Policy 1945 to the Present
History 82-344 Language and Culture: US Latinos (taught in Spanish)
History 79-264 China in the Age of Reform, 1978-2008
History 79-309 20th Century China Through Film
Mod. Lang. 82-333 Introduction to Chinese Language and Culture (taught in English)
Mod. Lang. 82-433 Topics in Contemporary Culture of China (taught in Chinese)
Mod. Lang.
French Culture (taught in French)
Mod. Lang. 82-305 French in its Social Contexts (taught in French)
Mod. Lang.
82-327 The Emergence of the German Speaking World (taught in German)
Mod. Lang. 82-425 Studies in German Literature and Culture: Deutschland Erzahlt (taught in German)
History 79-319 India through Film (mini, 6 units)
Mod. Lang. 82-361 Introduction to Italian Culture (taught in Italian)
Mod. Lang.
Introduction to Japanese Language and Culture (taught in English)
Mod. Lang.
Japanese Literature in Translation (taught in English)
Mod. Lang.
Topics in Japanese Studies: Youth Culture (taught in Japanese)
Mod. Lang. 82-254 World of Korea, Then and Now (taught in English)
History 79-265 Russian History from the First to the Last Tsar
Mod. Lang.
Topics in Russian Language and Culture: Avant-Garde in Literature, Music, and Art (taught in English)
Mod. Lang. 82-296 A Century of Russian Film (taught in English)
Mod. Lang. 99-334 Russia Today (mini, 3 units)
History 79-272 Iberian Encounters: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Spain
Mod. Lang.
82-342 Language and Culture: Spain (taught in Spanish)