Carnegie Mellon University

Current Course Offerings: Fall 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 advisor 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

Both of these courses are offered in the spring semester only.

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 79-317 Art, Anthropology, and Empire
History 79-318 Sustainable Social Change: History and Practice

V. Transnational, Global, and Regional Courses

Transnational and Global Courses

History 79-212 Nationalism, Diplomacy and the Origins of the First World War
History 79-276 Beyond the Border (mini 2, 6 units)
History 79-288  Bananas, Baseball, and Borders:  Latin America and the United States
History 79-315 The Politics of Water: Global Controversies, Past and Present
History 79-333 Sex, Gender & Anthropology
ML 82-283 Language Diversity & Cultural Identity
ML 82-304  The Francophone World (taught in French)
ML 82-345 Introduction to Hispanic Literary and Cultural Studies: The Individual & Society in the Hispanic Culture (taught in Spanish)
IPS 84-326  Theories of International Relations

Regional Courses

The Americas
ML 82-343 Latin America: Language and Culture (taught in Spanish)
ML 82-455 Topics in Hispanic Studies: Comics, Community & Coding: Electronic Textuality & Culture in Latin American Comics  (taught in Spanish)
Eastern and Southern Asia and the Pacific
History 79-211 Introduction to South East Asia
SDS 88-411  The Rise of the Asian Economies
History 79-270 Anti-Semitism in Europe: From the Middle Ages to the Holocaust (mini 2, 6 units)
History 79-347 European Society & Culture Between and After the Two Great Wars of the 20th Century              
ML 82-320 Contemporary Germany, Austria, and Switzerland (taught in German)
ML 82-415 Topics in French and Francophone Studies: French as an Act of Identity (taught in French)
The Middle East
History 79-229 Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1880-1948

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 70-365 International Trade and International Law
English 76-241  Introduction to Gender Studies
English 76-386  Language and Culture 
English 76-450 Space and Mobilities Studies
History 79-287 The Mummy's Curse: Uses and Abuses of Archaeology
History 79-330 Medicine & Society
History 79-506 Global Studies Internship
Philosophy 80-244  Environmental Ethics
Philosophy 80-335 Deliberative Democracy
ML 82-215 Introduction to Modern Arabic Literature and Culture
ML 82-311 Advanced Arabic I (taught in Arabic)
IPS 84-311 International Development: Theory and Praxis (mini 2, 6 units)
IPS 84-362 Diplomacy and Statecraft

Nation-based Courses

English 76-337 Postcolonial Studies: Representations of Islam in Early Modern England
History 79-254 1968: The Year Everything Changed (in the U.S. and around the world)
History 79-259 France During World War II
History 79-261 The Last Emperors: Chinese History and Society, 1600-1900
History 79-263 Mao and the Chinese Cultural Revolution
History 79-265 Russian History from the First to the Last Tsar
History 79-331 Body Politics: Women and Health in America
ML 82-273  Introduction to Japanese Language and Culture
ML 82-278  Japanese Literature in Translation
ML 82-293 Introduction to Russian Culture: Nineteenth-Century Russian Masterpieces
ML 82-303  Introduction to French Culture (taught in French)
ML 82-305  French in its Social Contexts (taught in French)
ML 82-327   The Emergence of the German Speaking World (taught in German)
ML 82-333  Introduction to Chinese Language and Culture
ML 82-342 Spain: Language and Culture (taught in Spanish)
ML 82-344 US Latinos: Language and Culture (taught in Spanish)
ML 82-361 Italian Language and Culture I (taught in Italian)
ML 82-425 Studies in German Literature: Power, Politics, & Religion: The German Reformation (taught in German)
ML 82-473 Topics in Japanese Studies: Urban Culture (taught in Japanese)