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Suggested Courses

Because some courses may be taught from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, they carry a “General” designation. Your faculty advisor will determine for which sub-field the class is to be counted.

  • PSCI 341  =  CP designation
  • PSCI 342 = CP designation
  • PSCI 364B = IP designation
  • PSCI 391 = USGP designation
  • PSCI 392  = CP designation
  • PSCI 397  = USGP or CP designation, see major advisor
  • PSCI 396  =  INP designation
  • PSCI 390f (which will be PSCI 420) = USGP designation
  • PSCI 390j=  IP or CP designation, see major advisor
  • PSCI 402 =  USGP designation
  • PSCI 412 = USGP designation
  • PSCI 413 = USGP designation
  • PSCI 414 = USGP designation
  • PSCI 419C = USGP
  • PSCI 469B = IP designation

If you are a Global Concentration major, you are required to take one upper-division class outside the major that deals with global issues.
You should meet with your faculty advisor to get approval for these courses. However, the following is a partial list of courses that meet this requirement:

  • BRS 305/305S The US-Mexico Border (proposed new course)
  • BRS 306 Border and Regional Studies (proposed new course)
  • BRS 330 Introduction to Migration Studies (proposed new course)
  • BRS 395 Comparative Border and Regional Studies (proposed new course)
  • BRS 455 Political Economy of the US-Mexico Border Region (proposed new course) 
  • BUS 444 Strategic Management in Global Environments
  • ECON 311 Comparative Economic Systems
  • ECON 441 International Economics: Trade
  • ECON 442 Economics of Development
  • ECON 445 Gender and Development
  • GBST 300 Global Studies
  • HIST 306 History of Internationalism and Human Rights
  • HIST 307 The Politics of Irish Nationalism
  • HIST 308 National Cinema and National History in 20th Century Europe
  • HIST 322 Interwar Europe, 1919-1939
  • HIST 323 Society and Culture in Modern Europe
  • HIST 325 Revolutionary Europe
  • HIST 327 Women in Modern Europe
  • HIST 352 Mexico, Past and Present
  • HIST 355 Women in Latin America 
  • HIST 356 Culture and Identity in Latin America
  • HIST 359 A History of Brazil HIST 363 China in Revolution
  • HIST 364 Image and Reality—Film and Modern Chinese History
  • HIST 365 Tradition and Change in Japan
  • HIST 371 Modern African History
  • HIST 374 Africa Under European Imperialism 1880-1975
  • HIST 375 African Nationalism and Independence
  • HIST 381 Comparative French Colonialism: From the Caribbean to Indochina
  • HIST 384 Women in the Middle East—Historical Perspectives
  • HIST 388 History of War in Modern Society
  • HIST 389 Historical Transformation of Money and Power
  • HIST 390 Modern Middle East
  • LTWR 320 Sacred Texts
  • LTWR 410 Global Literature I
  • LTWR 420 Global Literature II
  • SOC 353 Social Change and Social Movements
  • SOC 469 Colonial and Post-Colonial Theory

Courses that are taken for the Political Science major do not count toward your upper-division general education (DD) requirement. In other words, a Political Science DD course may either meet the major requirement or the DD requirement.