Global Studies

Major

Core Courses : All Global studies majors take the following ten courses.

  • GS 100 (Introduction to Global Studies)
  • FRN 205 (Intermediate French) or SPN 205 (Intermediate Spanish) or equivalent credit in another foreign language
  • FRN 209 (Intermediate French Conversation) or SPN 209 (Intermediate Spanish Conversation) or equivalent credit in another foreign language
  • GS 212 (Cultural Geography)
  • GS 206 (Comparative Contemporary Cultures)
  • PS 225 (Politics in Comparative Perspective)
  • PS 203 (International Relations)
  • ECO 315 (Comparative Economic and Political Systems)
  • SOC 345 (Gender in Global Society)
  • GS 410 (Global Studies Advanced Seminar)

Study Abroad or Immersion Internship Experience : All Global Studies majors partake in a study abroad experience or an immersion internship experience, GS 355 (Global Studies Internship).
 

Area of Specialization : All Global Studies majors also take four additional courses in one of the three below areas of specialization, at least two of which must be at the 300 level and only one of which may be at the 100 level.


  1. The Hispanic World
    • SPN 224 (Hispanic Cultures)
    • SPN 223 (Hispanic Literatures)
    • SPN 321 (Service Learning in Spanish)
    • SPN 322  (Spanish Translation)
    • SPN 320  (Hispanic Film Studies)
    • SPN 323  (Coloniality in the Hispanic World)
    • SPN 324  (Hispanic Women Writers)
    • SPN 325  (Hispanic Nation in Narration)
    • GS 220 (Translation & Global Cultures)
  2. The Francophone World
    • FRN 230 (Advanced Grammar and Composition)
    • FRN 260 (Intro to Literature & Cultures of the French-Speaking World)
    • FRN 360 (French Cinema & Society)
    • FRN 341 (Francophone Women Writers of Africa/Caribbean)
    • FRN 340 (Autobiography & Exile: Subjectivity in Francophone Literature)
    • FRN 342 (Re-Imagining Childhood in the Francophone World)
    • GS 220 (Translation and Global Cultures)
  3. Cultural Studies
    • DNC 235/335 (Feminist Perspectives through Cultural Choreographies)
    • GS 220 (Translation and Global Cultures)
    • GS 210 (Explorations in Global Culture)
    • FA 226/326 (Medieval and Islamic Art)
    • FA 238 (Women Artists and Women in Art)
    • HIS 216 (Race Relations in Early North America)
    • PHI 120 (World Philosophy)
    • RLS 108 (Religions of the World)
    • SOC 242/342 (Food, Culture, and Society)
    • WS 320 (Feminist Theory: Visual Culture)

Minor

Core Courses : Global Studies minors take the following three courses.

  • GS 100 (Introduction to Global Studies)
  • GS 212 (Cultural Geography)
  • GS 410 (Global Studies Advanced Seminar)

Area of Specialization : Global studies minors take three additional courses in one of the three above areas of specialization, at least one of which must be at the 300 level and only one of which may be at the 100 level.


Department Contact

Amanda McMenamin, Ph.D.
Department Chair
717-264-4141  ext. 3233
amcmenamin@wilson.edu