Rhode Island College

2018-2019 Catalog


Global Studies B.A.

Course Requirements

Core Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
GLOB 200Global Studies: Methods

4

Fall, Spring.
GLOB 461Seminar in Global Studies

4

Fall, Spring.
-And-

GLOB 356The Atlantic World

4

As needed.

          (or other GLOB 35X course available)

Distribution Courses

World Geography

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
GEOG 200World Regional Geography

4

Fall, Spring.

Global Historical Perspectives

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ONE COURSE from:

HIST 307Europe in the Age of Enlightenment

4

As needed.
HIST 308Europe in the Age of Revolution, 1789 to 1850

4

As needed.
HIST 309Europe in the Age of Nationalism, 1850 to 1914

4

As needed.
HIST 310Twentieth-Century Europe

4

As needed.
HIST 312Russia from Peter to Lenin

4

Alternate years.
HIST 313The Soviet Union and After

4

Alternate years.
HIST 320American Colonial History

4

Annually.
HIST 321The American Revolution

4

Annually.
HIST 323The Gilded Age and Progressive Era

4

Alternate years.
HIST 324Crises of American Modernity, 1914-1945

4

Annually.
HIST 325Superpower America 1945-1990

4

Annually.
HIST 330History of American Immigration

4

As needed.
HIST 335American Foreign Policy: 1945 to the Present

4

Fall.
HIST 336The United States and the Emerging World

4

Spring.
 

ONE COURSE from:

HIST 341The Muslim World in Modern Times, 1800 to the Present

4

Alternate years.
HIST 342Islam and Politics in Modern History

4

Alternate years.
HIST 345History of China in Modern Times

4

As needed.
HIST 346Japanese History through Art and Literature

4

Alternate years.
HIST 348Africa under Colonial Rule

4

Annually.
HIST 349History of Contemporary Africa

4

Annually.
HIST 352Colonial Latin America

4

Annually.
HIST 353Modern Latin America

4

Annually.

Global Political Systems

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
POL 203Global Politics

4

Fall, Spring.
-And-

ONE COURSE from

POL 303International Law and Organization

4

Spring.
POL 341The Politics of Developing Nations

3

As needed.
POL 343The Politics of Western Democracies

4

As needed.
POL 345International Nongovernmental Organizations

4

Fall.
INGO 300International Nongovernmental Organizations

4

Fall.
POL 346Foreign Policy

4

As needed.

Global Economic Systems

Choose either A or B:

A:
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ECON 214Principles of Microeconomics

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
ECON 215Principles of Macroeconomics

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MATH 177Quantitative Business Analysis I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
-And-

ONE COURSE from:

ECON 421International Economics

4

As needed.
ECON 422Economics of Developing Countries

4

As needed.
ECON 437Environmental Economics

4

As needed.
B:
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
INGO 301Applied Development Studies

3

Spring.
POL 342The Politics of Global Economic Change

4

Every third semester.
-And-

ONE upper level course on an economic topic in consultation with advisor.

Culture, Geography, Society

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ANTH 101Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

4

Fall, Spring.
 

ONE COURSE from:

ANTH 309Medical Anthropology

4

Alternate years.
ANTH 325Cultures and Environments in South American

4

Alternate years.
ANTH 327Peoples and Cultures: Selected Regions

4

As needed.
ANTH 333Comparative Law and Justice

4

Fall, Spring.
ANTH 334Steamships and Cyberspace: Technology, Culture, Society

4

Alternate years.
ANTH 338Urban Anthropology

4

Alternate years.
ANTH 461Latinos in the United States

4

As needed.
SOC 333Comparative Law and Justice

4

Fall, Spring.
 

ONE COURSE from:

ENGL 336Reading Globally

4

As needed.
FREN 313Modern France and the Francophone World

4

Alternate years.
GEOG 101Introduction to Geography

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
GEOG 337Urban Political Geography

3

As needed.
GEOG 338People, Houses, Neighborhoods, and Cities

3

As needed.
POL 337Urban Political Geography

3

As needed.
PORT 305Lusophone African Literatures and Cultures

4

As needed.
SPAN 313Latin American Literature and Culture: From Eighteenth Century

4

Spring.

Total Credit Hours: 52-58