Current Course Offerings-Global Studies - Carnegie Mellon University

Current Course Offerings: Spring 2017

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 79-275 Introduction to Global Studies 
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 79-200 Introduction to Historical Research & Writing:
Documenting the 1967 Arab-Israeli War
History 79-314 The Politics and Culture of Memory

V. Transnational, Global, and Regional Courses

Transnational and Global Courses

Architecture 62-525 Urban Nature, Architecture and the Modern South Asian City
History 79-228 Global Empire: Commerce, Finance, Naval Power in Rise & Fall of British Empire
History 79-283 Hungry World: Food and Famine in Global Perspective
Philosophy 80-447  Global Justice
ML 82-304  The Francophone World
ML 82-345 Introduction to Hispanic Literary and Cultural Studies: Out of the Mouth of Babes: The Individual & Society Through the Eyes of Children (taught in Spanish)
IPS 84-319  U.S. Foreign Policy and Interventions in World Affairs
IPS 84-322 Nonviolent Conflict and Revolution
IPS 84-389 Terrorism and Insurgency

Regional Courses

The Americas
History 79-223 Mexico: From the Aztec Empire to the Drug War
History 79-235 Caribbean Cultures
ML 82-245 Bodies of Conflict: Gender, Violence and Protest in Latin America (taught in English)
ML 82-343 Latin America: Language and Culture (taught in Spanish)
ML 82-416 Topics in French and Francophone Studies: Haiti (taught in French)
ML 82-451  Studies in Latin American Literature and Culture: Latin American Comics in the Digital Humanities: Coding Electronic Textualities (taught in Spanish)
ML 82-456 Topics in Hispanic Studies: Southern Cone Dictatorships in the Movies (1984-2016) (taught in Spanish)
History 79-215  The End of Colonialism and the Birth of Modern Africa, 1945-1975 (mini 4, 6 units)
Eastern and Southern Asia and the Pacific
History 79-264 Tibet and China: History and Propaganda
History 79-205  20th/21st Century Europe
ML 82-323  Germany, Austria, and Switzerland in the Twentieth Century (taught in German)
The Middle East
History 79-307 Religion and Politics in the Middle East

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

English 76-241  Introduction to Gender Studies
English 76-475 Law, Performance, and Identity 
History 79-206 Crime and Punishment in Early Modern Europe (mini 4, 6 units)
History 79-284 Introduction to Archaeological Methods: The Social Life of Things
History 79-394 Exploring History through Geography: GIS for Historians
History 79-349 The Holocaust in Historical Perspective
History 79-506 Global Studies Internship
ML 82-215 Introduction to Modern Arabic Literature and Culture 
ML 82-312 Arabic Language and Culture II (taught in Arabic)
IPS 84-275 Comparative Politics

Nation-based Courses

History 79-262 Modern China: From the Birth of Mao to Now
History 79-267 The Soviet Union in World War II: Military, Political and Social History
History 79-320 Women, Politics, and Protest
History 79-331 Body Politics: Women and Health in America
ML 82-238 Topics in Chinese Culture: Gender & Sexuality in China 
ML 82-252 Topics in Korean Culture: Korean Cinema in Transnational Perspective: The Evolution of East Asian Film Genres 
ML 82-273  Introduction to Japanese Language and Culture 
ML 82-278  Japanese Film and Literature: The Art of Storytelling 
ML 82-303  French Culture (taught in French)
ML 82-305  French in its Social Contexts (taught in French)
ML 82-333  Introduction to Chinese Language and Culture 
ML 82-344 US Latinos: Language and Culture (taught in Spanish)
ML 82-362 Italian Language and Culture II (taught in Italian)
ML 82-426  Topics in German Literature and Culture: Inventing and Innovating: Science and the Arts in the German Speaking World (taught in German)
ML 82-428 History of German Film
ML 82-434 Studies in Chinese Traditions (taught in Chinese)
ML 82-474 Topics in Japanese Studies: Japanese Language & Culture from a Pragmatics Perspective (taught in Japanese)