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International Studies

Course Code
INTL 101  Credits
Title Introduction to Global Issues 
Lasc Area Goal 5  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course covers the history of globalization and the social, political, economic and human rights issues posed by globalization. It examines the social theories and conceptual models underlying the analysis of societal and global change. It critically examines the linkages between this community and the broader local, national and global issues and challenges. MnTC Goal 5. 



Course Code
INTL 105  Credits
Title World History II 
Lasc Area
  • Goal 5
  • Goal 8
 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description The World since 1500; the development of European global hegemony; the post-European world. Same as INTL 105. MnTC Goal 5. 



Course Code
INTL 308  Credits
Title Migration and Human Adaptation 
Lasc Area Goal 8  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description An examination of migration as an adaptive strategy used by people in adjusting to changing conditions in their environment. Explores types of migration as well as motivations and consequences of human movement in both the past and present and around the world. Same as ANTH 308. MnTC Goal 8. 



Course Code
INTL 364  Credits
Title International Migration 
Lasc Area Goal 8  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course is designed to develop a good knowledge of the politics, economics and international law and organizations of international migration. Same as POL 364. MnTC Goal 8. 



Course Code
INTL 370  Credits
Title Understanding International Security 
Lasc Area Goal 8  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course highlights a series of traditional and non-traditional security issues that have emerged on the Security Studies agenda. The course begins with traditional security concerns such as the threat and use of force, and then moves to the non-traditional issues that have emerged as the subject area has expanded. Same as POL 370. MnTC Goal 8. 



Course Code
INTL 400  Credits 1-2 
Title Global Experience 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Development of a paper to demonstrate learning outcomes based upon an international experience of one or two semesters. Student is to analyze the cultural context of the country of study and the effect of this on his or her attitudes and understandings. This course is available as an independent study registration. Prerequisite: One or two semesters abroad. 



Course Code
INTL 469  Credits 1-12 
Title Internship 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description A supervised practical experience in international studies. A maximum of 12 internship credits may be applied to the degree. 



Course Code
INTL 490  Credits 1-4 
Title Topics in International Studies 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This is a topical course and may be repeated when the topic varies. 



Course Code
INTL 492  Credits 3-6 
Title Senior Project 
Course Offering Fall On Demand  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description A capstone course for the international studies major in which students will work with an interdisciplinary committee of faculty to plan and develop a thesis that will be presented and defended to the committee. The student is to begin formulation in their junior year and work with a multidisciplinary committee of faculty to finalize formulation, develop an approach, and research that area. Instead of a single advisor, the committee is expected to provide advice and guidance as well as eventual evaluation of the student defense.