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INTL: International Studies

5000. Senior Seminar in International Studies (3) (S)
P: Consent of instructor or graduate standing. Diverse contemporary international issues. Topics determined by instructor may include ethical/normative perspectives in world community; demographic trends of population, food, and health; energy policies; environmental hazards such as climate and pollution; economic development; selected regional conflicts; and initiatives in transnational cooperation.
6005. Communication Across Cultures (3)
P: Consent of instructor. Different modes of human communication as related to varying cultural contexts.
6105. Global Issues (3)
P: Consent of instructor. History and contemporary dynamics of globalization, including economic integration and restructuring, political relations among state and non-state actors, and social and cultural change.
6500. International Problem Solving and Decision Making (3)
P: Consent of instructor. Focus on understanding and application of process at organizational level. Analytical models appropriate to public and private sectors may include project management, cost/benefit analysis, mathematical programming, and simulation in international settings.
6510. Global and Multicultural Discourse (3)
P: Consent of instructor. Analysis of international and intercultural discourse with a view toward the enhancement of global and multicultural understanding.
6930, 6940. International Field Experience (3,3)
Second-culture study, practical training, internship, research, and/or employment in student’s field of study and professional activities.
7000. Thesis (1-6)
May be repeated. May count a maximum 6 s.h.
7001. Thesis: Summer Research (1)
May be repeated. No credit may count toward degree. Students conducting thesis research may only register for this course during the summer.