Bachelor of Arts with a Major in International Affairs, Contemporary Cultures and Societies Concentration

Requirements for the concentration

In addition to specific topics listed under IAFF 2190W, the IAFF 3100-range, and IAFF 4191, other topics relevant to the concentration may be approved by the academic advisor.
If a student wishes to take any course not listed below, prior approval of the academic advisor is required.
Required
Five courses from the following, at least two of which must be in the field of anthropology (ANTH). Note that ANTH 1002 is a prerequisite for most of the ANTH courses listed here.
AMST 2490Themes in U.S. Cultural History
or HIST 2490 Themes in U.S. Cultural History
ANTH 2501The Anthropology of Gender: Cross-Cultural Perspectives
ANTH 2502Anthropology of Science and Technology: Twenty-First-Century Brave New Worlds
ANTH 2506Religion, Myth, and Magic
ANTH 3501Anthropology of Development
ANTH 3502Cultural Ecology
ANTH 3503Psychological Anthropology
ANTH 3504Illness, Healing, and Culture
ANTH 3506Politics, Ethnicity, and Nationalism
ANTH 3507Kinship, Family, and Community
ANTH 3508Art and Culture
ANTH 3509Symbolic Anthropology
ANTH 3513Anthropology of Human Rights
ANTH 3522Anthropology in Performance
ANTH 3601Language, Culture, and Cognition
ANTH 3701Native Peoples - North America
ANTH 3702Anthropology of Latin America
ANTH 3703Cultures of the Pacific
ANTH 3704Cultures of Southeast Asia
ANTH 3705Anthropology of East Asia
ANTH 3707Anthropology of the Middle East
ANTH 3708Anthropology of Africa
ANTH 3991Special Topics (Power and the Body)
CHIN 3162Chinese Culture Through Film
GEOG 2120World Regional Geography (formerly GEOG 3120)
GEOG 2127Population Geography
GEOG 2133People, Land, and Food
GEOG 2145Cultural Geography
GER 3188The Lives of East Germans
HIST 3301WTopics: U.S. History (African Americans and Africa)
HIST 3366Immigration, Ethnicity, and the American Experience
HIST 3367The American Jewish Experience
IAFF 2040Basic Topics in International Affairs
IAFF 2040Basic Topics in International Affairs (Ethics and International Affairs)
IAFF 2190WSpecial Topics (Politics and Culture in the Middle East)
IAFF 2190WSpecial Topics (US Foreign Policy in Africa)
IAFF 2190WSpecial Topics (Women in Global Politics)
IAFF 3183Special Topics in Development Policy (Globalization for Sustainable Development)
IAFF 3183Special Topics in Development Policy (Human Trafficking)
IAFF 3183Special Topics in Development Policy (International Development: Theory, Policy, and Practice)
or ANTH 3501 Anthropology of Development
IAFF 3187Special Topics in Latin American and Hemispheric Studies (Latino Migration)
IAFF 3187Special Topics in Latin American and Hemispheric Studies (Mexico Since Independence)
IAFF 3188Special Topics in Middle East Studies (Political Islam)
IAFF 3190Special Topics in International Affairs (Holocaust Memory)
IAFF 3190Special Topics in International Affairs (Horn of Africa)
IAFF 3190Special Topics in International Affairs (Human Rights and Ethics)
or ANTH 3513 Anthropology of Human Rights
IAFF 3190Special Topics in International Affairs (Religion in International Affairs)
IAFF 4191Research Seminar (Political Islam)
JAPN 3162Japanese Culture Through Film
or ANTH 3709 Japanese Culture Through Film
KOR 3162Korean Culture through Film
PSYC 3125Cross-Cultural Psychology
REL 2506Religion, Myth, and Magic
or ANTH 2506 Religion, Myth, and Magic
SOC 2175Sociology of Sex and Gender
SOC 2179Race and Minority Relations