Undergraduate Minor - Minor in Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities

Program:
Minor in Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities
Program Code:
5697 Global Stdys Arts & Humanities
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Minor Undergraduate
Start Term:
FS09
College:


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Arts and Letters

Interdepartmental and Interdisciplinary Programs

Minor in Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities

The Minor in Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities, which is administered by the College of Arts and Letters is designed to provide students the opportunity to acquire general knowledge of global studies within an arts and humanities framework.

The minor is available as an elective to students who are enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs at Michigan State University other than the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities.  With the approval of the department and college that administers the student’s degree program, the courses that are used to satisfy the minor may also be used to satisfy the requirements for the bachelor’s degree.

Students who plan to complete the requirements of the minor should consult the undergraduate advisor in the program for global studies in the College of Arts and Letters. 

Requirements for the Minor in Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities

Students must complete at least 15 credits from the following:

1. The following course (3 credits):
GSAH 201 Issues in Global Studies 3
2. Complete one of the following courses (3 credits):
GSAH  301 Global Citizenship 3
GSAH  310 Questions of Justice in Global Contexts 3
GSAH  311 Global Perspectives on Borders and Migration 3
GSAH  312 Global Digital Cultures 3
GSAH  313 Violence and Power in Global Contexts  3
GSAH  314 Race, Gender, and Global Identities  3
GSAH  315 Globalization and the Arts 3
GSAH  391 Special Topics in Global Studies  3
GSAH 450 Senior Seminar in Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities (W) 3
GSAH  490 Independent Study  3
3. Complete 9 credits of additional electives from any combination of courses from the following:
(a) GSAH 300-level courses not used to satisfy requirement b.
(b) Language courses beyond the 202-level, or equivalent, or 200-level courses in a third language.
(c) GSAH affiliated courses offered inside the college:
AAAS  300 Survey in Africana Studies 3
AAAS  495 Advanced Research in African American and African Studies 3
ARB  460 Special Topics in Arabic Culture (W) 3
ARB  461 Introduction to Arabic Literature (W) 3
ASN  352 Readings in Asian/Asian, American/Asian Diaspora Literature and Visual Culture 3
ATD  426 History of Dress and Textiles 3
ATD  430 Dress, Culture and Human Behavior 3
ATD  431 Global Context for Sustainable Design 3
CHS  360 Chinese Film Studies 3
CHS  366 Chinese Culture: Tradition and Modernity (W) 3
CHS  466 Modern Chinese Literature and Films (W) 3
ENG  326 Readings in Drama and Performance Studies 3
ENG  350 Readings in African, African-American, and African Diaspora Literature 3
ENG  450 Seminar in African American Literature 3
ENG  351 Readings in Chicano and Latino Literatures 3
ENG  355 Readings in Sexuality and Literature 3
ENG  356 Readings in Jewish Literature 3
ENG  360 Studies in Postcolonial and Diaspora Literature (W) 3
ENG  426 Seminar in Drama or Performance Studies 3
ENG  448 Seminar in Gender and Literature 3
ENG  449 Seminar in Race, Ethnicity, and Literature 3
ENG  450 Seminar in African American Literature 3
ENG  452 Seminar in 20th and 21st Century British Literature 3
ENG  460 Seminar in Global and Postcolonial Literature 3
ENG  462 Seminar in Transatlantic Literature 3
ENG  466 Seminar in Literatures of the Pacific Rim 3
ENG  473B  Law and Literature 3
ENG  481 Seminar in Critical and Cultural Theory 3
ENG  482 Seminar in Feminist Literary and Cultural Theory 3
ENG  478A Literature, Technology, Representation 3
ENG  478B Literature and Visual Culture 3
FLM  300 History of Film to Midcentury 3
FLM  301 History of Film after Midcentury 3
FLM  311 Introduction to Documentary Filmmaking 3
FLM  350 National and Transnational Cinemas 3
FLM  355 Studies in Film Genres 3
FLM  380 Classical Film and Media Theory 3
FLM  381 Contemporary Film and Media Theory 3
FLM  400 Seminar in the History of Film 3
FLM  450 Studies in Ethnic Film 3
FLM  451 Studies in Postcolonial Cinema 3
FLM  452 Studies in Film, Gender, and Sexuality 3
FLM  455 Experimental Film and Media 3
FLM  460 Seminar in Digital Film and Emergent Media (W) 3
FLM  480 Seminar in Film and Media Theory (W) 3
HA  101 Western Art from the Paleolithic to Medieval Era 3
HA  102 Western Art from the Renaissance to Contemporary 3
HA  260 Asian Art 3
HA  271 African Art 3
HA  461 Selected Topics in Modern Asian Art 4
HA  462 The Arts of China 4
HA  471 Selected Topics in African Art 4
JPN  369 Introduction to Japanese Literature and Culture 3
JPN  469 Research Seminar in Japanese Literature and Culture (W) 3
LIN  225 Language and Gender 3
PHL  342 Environmental Ethics 3
PHL  350 Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy 3
PHL  353 Core Themes in Peace and Justice Studies 3
PHL  354 Philosophy of Law 3
PHL  356 Philosophical Aspects of Feminism  4
PHL  357 Philosophy of Karl Marx 3
PHL  440 Central Issues in Ethics 4
PHL  452 Ethics and Development 3
PHL  454 Topics in Philosophy of Law 3
PHL  456 Topics in Feminist Philosophy 4
PHL  460 Epistemology 3
PHL  461 Metaphysics 3
PHL  462 Philosophy of Mind 3
REL  101 Exploring Religion 3
REL  150 Introduction to Biblical Literature 3
REL  205 Myth, Self, and Religion 3
REL  215 Music and Religion 3
REL  260 Philosophy of Religion 3
REL  275 Magic and Mysticism: An Introduction to Esoteric Religion 3
REL 310 Judaism 3
REL  320 Christianity 3
REL  325 East Asian Buddhism 3
REL  330 Islam 3
REL  335 East Asian Religions 3
REL  355 Southeast Asian Religions 3
REL  360 African Religion 3
REL  411 Modern Jewish Thought (W) 3
REL  480 Comparative Studies in Religion (W) 3
STA  112 Art and Design: Concepts and Practices 3
STA  371 Art, Education and Society 3
THR  304 Topics in Acting/Directing II 1 to 6
WRA  260 Writing, Rhetoric, Cultures, and Community 3
WRA  331 Writing in the Public Interest (W) 3
WRA  415 Digital Rhetoric 3
WRA  441 Social Justice as Rhetorical Practice 3
WS  153 Introduction to Women Authors 4
WS  201 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies 3
WS  202 Introduction to Contemporary Feminisms and Gender Theories 3
WS  301 Sexual Violence Against Women and Children: Theory and Response 3
WS  312 African American Women 3
WS  353 Readings in Women Writers 3
WS  355 Readings in Sexuality and Literature 3
WS  356 Philosophical Aspects of Feminism 3
WS  403 Women and Change in Developing Countries 3
WS 404 Women and the Law in the United States 3
WS  412 Women in Modern European History 3
WS  413 Families in Historical Perspective 3
WS  425 Women and Criminal Justice 3
WS  448 Seminar in Gender and Literature 3
WS  456 Topics in Feminist Philosophy 4
WS  482 Seminar in Feminist Literary and Cultural Theory 3
(d) GSAH affiliated courses offered outside the college:
ANP  321  Anthropology of Social Movements 3
ANP  330 Race, Ethnicity, and Nation: Anthropological Approaches to Collective Identity 3
ANP  410 Anthropology of Latin America 3
ANP  426 Urban Anthropology 3
ANP  436 Globalization and Justice: Issues in Political and Legal Anthropology 3
ANP  439 Human Rights: Anthropological Perspectives 3
HST  310 African American History to 1876 3
HST  311 African American History since 1876 3
HST  312 African American Women 3
HST  364 South Africa: From Shaka Zulu to Mandela 3
HST  383 The Caribbean 3
HST  487 Seminar in Comparative History (W) 3
JRN  265 International Journalism and Media 3
JRN  345 Images and Messages 3
JRN  372 Environment, Science and Health Journalism Special Topics 3
MC  324A Regional Politics, Cooperation, and Conflict in the Middle East 4
MC  324B  Regional Politics, Cooperation, and Conflict in Sub Saharan Africa 4
MC  324C Regional Politics, Cooperation, and Conflict in Latin America and the Caribbean 4
MC  324D  Regional Politics, Cooperation, and Conflict in Asia 4
MC  337 Global Public Health 4
MC 366 Film, History, and Nation 4
MC  369 Global Issues and Citizenship (W) 4
MC  372 Comparative Black Political Thought 4
MC  377 Cultural Politics and Post Colonialism 4
MC  382 Social Movements 4
MC  383 African American Politics 4
MC 385 Comparative Race and Ethnic Relations 4
MC  386 Women and Power in Comparative Perspective 4
MC  387 Jews and Anti-Semitism 4
MC  388 Sexual Politics: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives 4
MC  482 Gender and Violent Conflict 4
PLS  304 Minority Politics 3
PLS  320 Judicial Politics 3
PLS  344 Politics of Developing Areas 3
PLS  351 African Politics 3
PLS  363 International and Domestic Political Conflict 3
PLS  364 Politics of the United Nations and International Organizations 3
PLS  422 Seminar in Political Science (W) 4
SOC  310 Global Migration 3
SOC 331 Political Sociology 3
SOC  375 Urban Sociology 3
SOC  452 Advanced Seminar in Environmental Sociology 3
(e) Special Topics courses offered by other programs with significant global studies content, as approved by the GSAH program director or the GSAH undergraduate advisor.