International Studies (INTR)
4. An introduction to the interdisciplinary nature of international studies, examining contemporary issues.
4. May also be offered at 250, 350 and 450 levels.
This course will introduce students to the prominent, historical, and current theories and methods of the discipline of International Studies. Thematic foci will include international political theory, the intersections of global economics and social justice movements, modalities of the humanities in intercultural contexts, and cultural relativism. Central to the course will be inquiry into methodologies of how we might engage with an international world. This course is a requirement for all majors and minors in International Studies. There are no prerequisites for this course.
1-4. May also be offered at 360 and 460 levels.
1-4. May also be offered at the 390 level.
This is a seminar-style collaborative course that serves as the culminating course for International Studies majors, although it is open to any student who has successfully completed INTA 230. In this course, each student will design and complete a research project culminating in a research paper at least 20 pages (double-spaced, 12 font size) in length.