Current Course Offerings-Global Studies - Carnegie Mellon University

Current Course Offerings: Spring 2015

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 Researc
History 79-355 Who is a Citizen? The Politics and Cultures of Citizenship in Global Perspective
History 79-376 Doing Transnational History: From Western Africa to Gullah/Geechee and Back
History 79-377 Food, Culture, and Power: A History of Eating

V. Transnational, Global, and Regional Courses

Transnational and Global Courses

Beyond the Border (mini, 6 units)
History 79-288
Bananas, Baseball, and Borders: Latin America and the United States
International Human Rights Institutions in Theory and Practice (mini, 6 units)
Introcution to Science and Technology Studies
History 79-351
Jews, Anti-Semitism, and the American Immigration/Refugee Experience
Mod. Lang. 82-304 The Francophone World (taught in French)
Mod. Lang. 82-345 Introduction to Hispanic Literary and Cultural Studies: The Individual and Society in Hispanic Cultures (taught in Spanish)

Regional Courses

History 79-227 Introduction to African History: 1780-1994

The Americas
Mod. Lang. 82-343 Language and Culture: Latin America (taught in Spanish)
Mod. Lang. 82-451 Studies in Latin American Literature and Culture: Central America Today: Out of Revolution (taught in Spanish)
Mod. Lang. 82-456 Topics in Hispanic Studies: Latin American Monsters/Monstruos Latinoamicanos (taught in Spanish)
Mod. Lang. 82-416 Topics in French and Francophone Studies: Francophone Song (taught in French)

History 79-202 Flesh and Spirit: Early Modern Europe, 1400-1800
History 79-323 Family, Gender, and Sexuality in European History, 500-1800
Mod. Lang. 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
Mod. Lang.
Topics in Cross-Cultural Studies: Negotiating Arab Identities and Gender Roles in Film and Literature (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

70-365 International Trade and International Law
English 76-241 Introduction to Gender Studies
English 76-342 Love: A Cultural History
English 76-429 Topics in Language Study: Language and Globalization
English 76-450 Literary and Cultural Theory: Law, Culture, and the Humanities
English 76-475 Legal Rhetoric in a Global World
History 79-201 Introduction to Anthropology
History 79-281 Introduction to Religion
History 79-301 History of Suveillance: From the Plantation to Edward Snowden (mini, 6 units)
History 79-379 Extreme Ethnography (mini, 6 units)
History 79-506 Global Studies Internship
Philosophy 80-335 Deliberative Democracy
Mod. Lang.
82-215 Introduction to Modern Arabic Literature and Culture (taught in English)
Mod. Lang.
Arabic Language and Culture II (taught in Arabic)
SDS 88-205 Comparative Politics

Nation-based Courses

History 79-218 The U.S. and the World: American Imperialism Since 1877
History 79-320 Women, Politics, and Protest
History 79-321 The Roots of Contemporary Gender Debate
Mod. Lang.
82-344 Language and Culture: US Latinos (taught in Spanish)
History 79-262 Modern China
History 79-375 China's Environmental Crisis
Mod. Lang. 82-238 Topics in Chinese Culture: Gender & Sexuality in China: Tradition & Transformation (taught in English)
Mod. Lang. 82-333 Introduction to Chinese Language and Culture (taught in English)
Mod. Lang. 82-434 Studies in Chinese Traditions (taught in Chinese)
History 79-239 Shakespeare's England
Mod. Lang.
French Culture (taught in French)
Mod. Lang. 82-305 French in its Social Contexts (taught in French)
79-257 Germany and the Second World War
Mod. Lang. 82-426 Studies in German Literature and Culture: Germany in the Age of Globalization (taught in German)
English 76-369 Art, Conflict, and Technology in Northern Ireland
Mod. Lang.
Introduction to Japanese Language and Culture (taught in English)
Mod. Lang.
Topics in Japanese Studies: Japanese Language & Culture from Pragmatics Perspective (taught in Japanese)
Mod. Lang. 82-252 Topics in Korean Culture: Korean Cinema in Perspective: The Evolution of East Asian Film Genres (taught in English)
History 79-266 Russian History: From Communism to Capitalism
Mod. Lang.
82-342 Language and Culture: Spain (taught in Spanish)