International Studies Courses
A course which situaties and compares the political institutions, cultures, and processes of states in a variety of world regions. Special attention is paid to the comparison of non-Western regions, including Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
This course offers an introduction to the world economy, international trade, and economic development, designed especially for non-economics majors. Foundations of international markets and trade, comparative advantage, foreign investment, international inequality, and the study of international institutions such as the IMF, the World Bank, and the World Trade Organization will form key components of the class.
Quantitative and qualitative research skills with applications to international topics. Applied statistical reasoning; establishing causal relationships; introductory regression analysis; experimental methods; interviewing, focus group and case study techniques; archival and oral history methods; and datasources for international research projects. Prerequisite: MATH 101 or MATH 103.
This course focuses on a special subject in International Studies. Offered intermittently. Course may be repeated for credit as subject varies. Prerequisites may be applied in any given semester at the discretion of the professor offering the course.
In this course, students will learn to plan, edit, and produce a journal of academic work about International Studies and the world around us. In this two-credit course, you will have the opportunity to find scholarly work to publish, work with authors, edit, layout and finally publish a full-length academic journal. This opportunity is an ideal choice for those looking for publication and editorial experience for their resume.
The purpose of this course is to provide students in International Studies with the opportunity to expand their learning beyond the classroom and into the community.
This course provides
students with an opportunity to engage in a focused study of a topic in
International Studies, using advanced theoretical readings as well as
primary and secondary material to write an original research paper. This
course can be used toward track or region elective in International Studies as agreed with instructor and adviser.
This course is open to seniors who have at least a 3.5 grade point average and who meet other requirements for admission as established by instructor. Course may be used toward track or region elective in International Studies as agreed with instructor and adviser.