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Area Studies Area Studies

 

This concentration is for students who want to focus on a particular area of the world, or seek further knowledge into the comparative examination of societies. As with the Global Processes concentration, students are free to choose from any of the emphases listed below.

Comparative Approaches and Issues

  • ANTH 3200/GEOG 3200 - Peoples and Cultures of the World
  • CJUS 2110 - Comparative Justice Systems
  • ENGL 4442 - Studies in World Literature
  • ENGL 4511 - Language and Literature
  • ENGL 4521 - Language and Society
  • GEOG 1301 - World Regional Geography
  • PADM 4401 - Comparative Public Administration
  • POLS 1301 - Governments of the World
  • SOCI 4631 - Cities in Change
  • UNHP 4250 - Cross-Cultural Perspectives

Africa/Middle East

  • ANTH 3242 - Peoples of Africa
  • ANTH 4120 - Africa's New World Communities
  • HIST 3273 - Islamic Civilization
  • HIST 3274 - Modern Islamic World
  • HIST 3280 - African Civilization
  • HIST 4272 - Modern Middle East
  • HIST 4273 - Islamic Egypt
  • HIST 4285 - Africa: Antiquity and Tradition
  • HIST 4286 - Africa: Continuity and Flux
  • HIST 4287 - Africa: 20th Century
  • JDST 4820/POLS 4820 - Political History of Israel
  • POLS 3304 - African Politics
  • POLS 3309 - Government and Politics of the Middle East

Asia

  • ECON 3010 - East Asia in the Global Economy
  • GEOG 4306 - Geography of Asia
  • HIST 3291 - Modern Asia
  • HIST 4292 - History of Modern China
  • HIST 4294 - History of Modern Japan
  • HIST 4295 - Intellectual History of East Asia Since 1800
  • PHIL 3721 - Chinese Philosophy
  • POLS 4307 - Government and Politics of Communist China
  • POLS 4312 - Government and Politics of Japan
  • SOCI 4642 - Culture and Modernization of East Asia

Europe

  • ENGL 3220 - British Literature 1750-present
  • HIST 3122 - England Since 1714
  • HIST 3302 - Modern Europe
  • HIST 3506 - Cultural and Intellectual History of Europe
  • HIST 4145 - History of Modern Germany
  • HIST 4162 - History of the Soviet Union
  • HIST 4200 - History of Spain
  • HIST 4453 - Europe: 1815-1914
  • HIST 4461 - Europe: 1915-1945
  • LALI 4442 - Italian Cinema 1945 to Present
  • LALI 4493 - Contemporary French Literature
  • POLS 3302 - Western European Government and Politics

Latin America

  • ANTH 3232 - Cultural Heritage of Latin America
  • HIST 3211 - Colonial Latin America
  • HIST 3212 - The Latin American Nations
  • HIST 4240 - History of Mexico
  • POLS 3306 - Latin American Government and Politics

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