Skip to content

Global Studies Course List

Spring 2021

Additional courses may be reviewed and petitioned for a category when the course content is consistent with the objectives of the major. Email Dr. Paul Gellert at pgellert@utk.edu for more information.

*** Indicates petition paperwork is required, but course will be accepted. Email Emilie Aslinger at easlinge@utk.edu for assistance.

Prerquisite

  • GLBS 250 - Intro/Global Studies

Regional Studies

  • **AFST/ANTH 315 – The African Diaspora
  • AFST/ENGL 335 – African Literature
  • **AFST/HIST 372 – African History since 1880
  • AFST/POLS 452 – The Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa
  • **ANTH 321 – Anthropology of South Asia (ENGL 102 prerequisite)
  • **ARAB/CNST 320 – Middle Eastern Film
  • **ASST/ANTH 301 – South Asian Cinema, Bollywood and Beyond
  • **CNST/JAPA 314 – Food, Fiction, and Film in Modern Japan
  • **CNST/JAPA 321 – Japanese Graphic Novel/Anime
  • **GEOG 350 – Geography of Human Rights: Africa and the Americas
  • GEOG 375 – Society and Spaces of South Asia
  • **HIAS 393 – History of Modern Japan
  • **HIEU 320 – Contemporary Europe
  • POLS 454 – Government and Politics of China and Japan
  • **REST 280 – Religions of Asia
  • REST 305 - Contemporary Religious Thought and Practice
  • REST 383 – Japanese Religion
  • SPAN 489 - Topics in Hispanic Civilization
  • SPAN 331 - Introduction to Hispanic Culture
  • SPAN 333 - Survey of Spanish-American Literature: 1700-Present

Society/Culture

  • AFST/ANTH 315 – The African Diaspora
  • **AFST/MUCO 413 – Music and the African Diaspora
  • ANTH/AMST 314 – Latinos in the U.S.
  • ANTH 413 – Dynamics of Health and Illness
  • **CNST 420 – French Cinema
  • **GEOG 341 – Contemporary Urban Spaces
  • GEOG 345 – People and Environment
  • **GEOG 452 – Geographies of Race and Racism
  • **MEST/REST 335 – Islam and the Body
  • **MUCO 380 – Music in World Cultures
  • SOCI/REST 232 – Religions in a Global Perspective
  • SOCI 342 – Globalization and Justice
  • **REST 309 – Religion and the Workplace
  • **REST 320 – Gender and Religion
  • **SPAN 331 - Introduction to Hispanic Culture
  • **SPAN 333 - Survey of Spanish-American Literature: 1700-Present

Politics/Economy

  • FWF 420 – International Natural Resource Issues
  • GEOG 441 – Cities as Economic Engines
  • GEOG 444 – The Age of Migration
  • GEOG 449 – Geography of Transportation
  • POLS 249 – Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • POLS 265 – Introduction to International Relations
  • POLS 350 – Political Change in Developing Areas
  • **POLS 370 – Contemporary International Problems
  • POLS 461 – Comparative Public Policy
  • POLS 471 – International Political Economy
  • POLS 474 – International Organization
    **SOCI 363 – Food, Agriculture, and Society
  • SOCI 442 – Comparative Poverty and Development
  • SOCI 446 – The Modern World System
  • **SOCI 460 – Capitalism and Racism

Methods
(or 300-level + course taught in foreign language of study)

  • GEOG 320 – Cultural Geography
  • POLS 301 – Research Methods
  • SOCI 331 – Sociological Research

The flagship campus of the University of Tennessee System and partner in the Tennessee Transfer Pathway.