International Studies

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Courses

For course descriptions not found in the UC San Diego General Catalog, 2014–15, please contact the department for more information.

Upper Division

INTL 101. Culture and Society in International Perspective (4)

Analysis of the cultural and social developments of the modern era from the perspective of interaction among societies. Particular attention is paid to the definition, representation, and negotiation of social and cultural boundaries over time. Prerequisites: open to International Studies major and minor students with sophomore, junior, or senior standing.

INTL 102. Economics, Politics, and International Change (4)

Examination of the domestic and international sources of economic and political change. Topics include the rise of the nation-state, comparative economic development, authoritarian and democratic regimes, international and civil conflict, globalization and its domestic and international implications. Prerequisites: open to International Studies major and minor students with sophomore, junior, or senior standing.

INTL 190. Seminar in International Studies (4)

Required seminar for International Studies seniors. Readings and discussion of topics in international and comparative studies from an interdisciplinary perspective. Emphasis on independent work and completion of a research paper. Prerequisites: International Studies major; successful completion of INTL 101 and 102; senior standing.

INTL 190H. Honors Seminar in International Studies (4)

Required of all honors students in International Studies. Reading and discussion of international topics and cooperative studies from an interdisciplinary perspective. Emphasis on research design and completion of research outline in preparation for INTL 196H. Prerequisites: International Studies major with 3.5 major GPA; departmental application process required; senior standing; INTL 101; INTL 102.

INTL 196H. International Studies Honors Program (4)

Open only to seniors who have completed INTL 190H. Completion of an honors thesis under the supervision of a member of the International Studies faculty. Prerequisites: International Studies major with 3.5 GPA; departmental approval; senior standing; INTL 190H.