Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
GLS199Japan: The Changing Tradition2Focuses on the history and changing cultural traditions of Japan's modern era and the brief period during which Japan has developed its own distinctive urbanized, industrialized and democratic society.Loading...
GLS200Country Study3Course is a single and specific study of a selected country, its culture and people in respect to historical, geographic economic, political and societal development. The country study course offering is dependent upon instructor selection and student interest. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits provided that each study is of a different country.Loading...
GLS210International Year Seminar3The International Year Seminar is a team-taught, interdisciplinary course focusing on the designated country and includes a survey of many of the elements of culture: history, politics, economics and ethnicities, as well as the products of that culture including language, art, architecture, literature, film, performing arts, cuisine and music. This course is repeatable up to 6 credits. Prerequisite: A 3.5 GPA or higher, with a minimum of 12 hours or instructor approvalLoading...
GLS220The Middle East and Islam3This course surveys the civilization of the Middle East from Muhammad and Islam to the Islamic caliphate and civilization, Ottomans, modernism, Western empires, Arab-Israeli conflict, contemporary Islamic revival, instability and terrorism, Muslim diaspora and the strategic importance of the Middle East to the United States and world economy.Loading...
GLS230Latin America3This course examines the varied history, diverse peoples and cultures of Latin America and the Caribbean beginning with the geography, pre-Columbian peoples, the European intrusion, colonial societies, independence, modernization, American influence, economic, political, cultural and social developments in the recent past and the present.Loading...
GLS235Intro to International Studies3This course provides an introduction to international issues and globalization from the perspective of different continents and countries. The course will cover basic historical, geographical, political, cultural, economic, health, human rights, gender and ethnic communities around the world.Loading...
GLS925Independent Study1 Loading...
GLS926Honors Seminar1 Loading...
GLS928Independent Study1 Loading...