Courses

Courses may not be offered during every semester. To confirm course offerings for each semester, please use the Course Search.

The combination of concentrated and diversified courses in the Global and International Studies (GIS) program prepares students for the demands of a more progressively globalized and competitive world.

Spring 2025 Course Offerings

International Studies Courses

INTL I400       Capstone Seminar (International Migrations; authorization required)

Windows on the World

Multiple sections of all courses offered:
Cultural Anthropology (A104)
World Geography (G130)

World History:
1800 to Present (H109)
International Relations (POLS Y219)
Introduction to Religion (R133)

World Language Courses

ARABIC (NELC)
A132              Beginning Arabic II
A250              Intermediate Arabic II

CHINESE (EALC)
C131/132        Beginning Chinese II
C202               Second-Year Chinese II
C302               Third-Year Chinese II

FRENCH
F131/132         First Year French I & II
F203/204         Second Year French I & II
F350                Topics in Francophone Culture

GERMAN
G131/132        First Year German I & II
G203/204        Second Year German I & II
G370               German Cinema

JAPANESE (EALC)
J131/132          Beginning Japanese I & II
J202                 Second-Year Japanese II
J302                Third Year Japanese II

SPANISH (* in person)
S131/132         First Year Spanish I & II
S203/204         Second Year Spanish I & II
S311                Spanish Grammar•
S312                Composition
S313                Writing Spanish•
S315                Spanish in Business World
S317                Spanish Conversation and Diction•
S318                Writing for Spanish Heritage Speakers•
S323                Introduction to Translating Spanish/English
S326                Spanish Linguistics*

Regional Concentrations

** Students may only enroll in History courses taught by IUPUI faculty and included in this list of electives.  (The online courses in Latin American and Asian history are taught by non-IUPUI faculty at other campuses as part of the online BA in History.)

AFRICA
AFRO A152   Intro to African Studies
AFRO A303   Border Crossings and Cultural Encounters
POLS Y388    African Politics

ASIA
EALC E351    East and West in Conversation
EALC E384    East Asian Nationalism & Cultural Identity
EALC E397    Traditional Chinese Medicine
HIST G452     The Far East

EUROPE
CLAS B312    Plagues, Disease, Death in Ancient World
CLAS C386    (Ancient) Greek History
CLAS C414    Art and Archeology of Roman World
ENG L302      English Literature Survey
FREN F350     Topics in Francophone Culture
GEOG G330   Geography of Wine
GER E370       German Cinema
HER H            400 Medieval Art
HIS B352        Europe in Middle Ages
HIST B354     Reformation
HIST B393     Germany: Bismarck to Hitler
HIST C386     (Ancient) Greek History
SPAN S275     Hispanic Culture
SPAN S360     Intro to Hispanic Literature
SPAN S412     Spain: Cultural Context

LATIN AMERICAN & CARIBBEAN
ANTH A404   Field Methods in Ethnography
BUS D255      Topics International Business (Study Abroad in Argentina)
HIST A352      Latina/os in the Midwest
SPAN S275     Hispanic Culture and Conversation
SPAN S360     Intro to Hispanic Literature
SPAN S363     Intro to Hispanic Culture
SPAN S412     Spanish America: Cultural Context

MIDDLE EAST
NELC N397    People and Cultures of Middle East

Thematic Concentrations

CIVIL SOCIETY AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS
HIST A352     Latina/os in the Midwest

COMPARATIVE SYSTEMS
PBHL H330    Global Public Health
POLS Y367    International Law
REL R212       Comparative Religions

GLOBAL AND CROSS-CULTURAL INTERACTIONS
HIST A352     Latina/os in the Midwest
TESM G472   Global Tourism Seminar
SPAN S323    Introduction to Translating Spanish

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
BUS D255      Topics International Business (Study Abroad in Argentina)
BUS D301      International Business Environment
ECON             E337    Economic Development

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
HIST A352     Latina/os in the Midwest
HIST B393     Germany: Bismarck to Hitler
POLS Y219    International Relations
POLS Y367    International Law
POLS Y375    War and International Conflict
SPEA J272     Terrorism and Public Policy

ISSUES IN GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT
ECON             E337    Economic Development
GEOG G310   Human Impact on the Environment
GEOG G330   Geography of Wine
PBHL A316    Environmental Health Science
PBHL H330    Global Public Health
POLS Y388    African Politics
SPEA V310    Environmental Justice

More Info

For courses offered in a specific semester, see the Schedule of Classes at Student Central.

Contact Michael Snodgrass, Director of Global and International Studies.