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International Affairs (INST)


INST 200. GLOBAL ISSUES. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: ENGL 101 or equivalent.
Satisfies: a university graduation requirement–global studies.
This course is a survey of important large-scale issues and conditions which are active in the contemporary world. It adopts a global studies interdisciplinary perspective in order to analyze these issues, with special focus on ecological and social-economic concerns.

INST 296. EXPERIMENTAL. 1-5 Credits.

INST 299. DIRECTED STUDY. 1-5 Credits.

INST 340. TRANSNATIONAL FEMINISMS. 5 Credits.

Cross-listed: GWSS 340.
Pre-requisites: ENGL 201 or equivalent.
Satisfies: a university graduation requirement–global studies.
This class challenges notions of “global sisterhood” by centering decolonial, Indigenous, post-colonial, queer of color, immigrant, and anti-imperialist feminist activism and theorizing. We employ a gendered lens to global politics, exploring transnational themes such as nationalism, fundamentalism, migration, neoliberalism, representation, “development” and global economies, war and militarism, human rights, and solidarity.

INST 380. JAPAN TODAY. 4 Credits.

Cross-listed: JAPN 380.
Pre-requisites: ENGL 201 or instructor permission.
Satisfies: a university graduation requirement–global studies.
A broad survey of contemporary Japan including society, culture, geography, government and economy. No knowledge of Japanese language required.

INST 395. CO-OP FIELDWORK. 1-5 Credits.

INST 397. WORKSHOP, SHORT COURSE, CONFERENCE, SEMINAR. 1-5 Credits.

INST 398. SEMINAR. 1-5 Credits.

INST 399. DIRECTED STUDY. 1-5 Credits.

INST 490. SENIOR CAPSTONE. 5 Credits.

Cross-listed: POLI 490.
Pre-requisites: POLI 203 or POLI 204 and senior standing or permission of instructor.
Satisfies: a university graduation requirement–senior capstone.
This course is an undergraduate senior level capstone. It functions as a qualifying course for graduating students majoring in International Affairs and Political Science. Designed to integrate and refine the analytical, writing and presentation skills of students, the course requires students to conduct original research.

INST 495. INTERNATIONAL AFF INTERN. 1-15 Credits.

INST 496. EXPERIMENTAL COURSE. 1-5 Credits.

INST 498. IS SEMINAR. 1-5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: advanced class standing and permission of the instructor.
An advanced-level seminar dealing with issues relating to the formation, implementation, and evaluation of policy in international undertakings.

INST 499. DIRECTED STUDY. 1-12 Credits.

Directed Study