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Below you will find the list of courses offered through the College's schools, departments, and programs. This list includes important information about each course, including the course description, credit hours, prerequisites, repeatability, and more. Use the filters to narrow your search.


58 courses found. Showing results 1–10.
  • INTL-I 100 Introduction to International Studies (3 cr.) This introductory, interdisciplinary course exposes students to the various academic approaches essential to international studies and to the various concentrations that comprise the major.
  • INTL-I 101 The World in Crisis (3 cr.) Explores historical, cultural, and geopolitical contexts for contemporary world events, and introduces critical approaches to media sources. Requires analysis of current events in a variety of formats, both written and oral. Not repeatable for credit.
  • INTL-I 102 Climate Change and International Studies (3 cr.) Climate change is a cross-cutting contemporary problem: it intersects with issues of culture and politics, conflict, security, human rights, development, and governance. This class explores the basic science and policy of climate change, along with these intersections.
  • INTL-I 103 Global Business: Politics, Policy, and Practice (3 cr.) Uses political, economic, historical, and cultural approaches to analyze case studies of opportunities and challenges generated by multinational enterprises.
  • INTL-I 202 Global Health and Environment (3 cr.) Examination of pressing health and environmental challenges around the world, such as deforestation, climate change and the spread of infectious diseases. Focuses on the interaction of health and environmental problems that cross national borders and require a multinational or global effort to solve.
  • INTL-I 203 Global Development (3 cr.) Focuses on the interaction between social, political, and economic forces and human development at global, national, and subnational scales; introduces theoretical perspectives on economic development and the function of markets.
  • INTL-I 204 Human Rights and International Law (3 cr.) Focuses on human rights discourse and the role international law, treaties and conventions play in addressing these rights globally. Course is interdisciplinary in theory and method.
  • INTL-I 205 Culture and Politics (3 cr.) Examines culture and governance on an international scale, considering how governments, markets, and international organizations deploy or use culture, and how people turn to cultural resources to resist attempts to govern them and/or to assert their own political aims.
  • INTL-I 206 Peace and Conflict (3 cr.) Examines concepts of nationalism and state ideology that shape the world's collective identities and contribute to conflicts nationally and internationally.
  • INTL-I 210 Diplomacy, Security, Governance (3 cr.) Examines the development of the modern state and the role of international organizations in maintaining global security and promoting global governance. Addresses issues of political and cultural diplomacy and their effect in international disputes.