Survey of global and transnational concepts, topics, events, social and political movements, and cultural patterns in selected societies. Special attention is given to themes such as feminism, sexuality, human rights, language, identity, and cross-cultural encounters and topics such as migration, war, terrorism, religion, global cinema and popular culture, global health policies, global climate change, and protest music and art.
Travel in selected regions of international and cross-cultural interest, and field study of culture and intercultural relations, with an emphasis on global literacy, globalization or transnationalism. This course may be repeated as long as location/content are different.
Intensive study of selected topics. This course may be taken twice if the topic is different.
Directed research and reading project outside the classroom of a complex and extensive nature in keeping with the student's major creative and/or scholarly interests. May be repeated with the consent of the instructor and advisor for a total of no more than 6 hours of undergraduate credit.
Supervised professional experience or research outside of the classroom, involving a meaningful project or activity for the employing firm or organization and a scholarly project for the student. For each credit hour, a student is to work 45 hours with an approved agency. A contractual agreement signed by the student, the instructor of record, and other designated faculty and administrators is required. A student may repeat GLST U499 once with a different internship contract description for a total of no more than six hours of undergraduate credit.