INTL - International Studies

INTL 101 Introduction to International Studies

Required for all International Studies majors and minors. An introduction to the interdisciplinary study of the global society, its historical development and contemporary status. The course is based on a selection of readings that explore the world's evolution from the perspective of politics, history, economics, sociology, anthropology and the arts.


INTL 302 Russia after Stalin

A thematic approach to recent Russian history. The course identifies Russia's most critical immediate problems and places them in their historical context. Major themes include: political structures and practices; the economy; the military; domestic security; international relations; minorities; culture and society.



HIST 102 and HIST 116

INTL 303 Globalization in Latin America

Examines the complexities and nuances of modern Latin American societies having as a background the dynamics of the global economy. The course analyzes politics, culture, and socioeconomic conditions in Latin America, both from a contemporary policy perspective and with an examination of the region's insertion into the international political economy in the 19th century.


INTL 305 Transitions in Central Europe

Examines the history, geography, culture, and politics of countries in Central Europe, more specifically, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Ukraine, Czech Republic, and Slovakia. Particular emphasis is placed on contemporary political and economic developments evolving from the transition from communism to democracy and capitalism. It is designed for students with no knowledge of Slavic languages.


INTL 400 Special Topics

Course content varies based on student and faculty interest.


INTL 401 Intl Studies Senior Project

Required for all International Studies majors. A scholarly project utilizing methods and concepts drawn from the Social Sciences and the Humanities and applied to current issues in International Studies. Upon registration, student must submit a project proposal to the Coordinator of International Studies. Working under supervision, student will complete and submit a comprehensive study of the selected topic. International Studies majors only.


INTL 500 Overseas Graduate Study - Special Topics

The course provides students with an international experience studying the culture, language, history and politics of foreign countries. Course subject varies based on student and faculty interest. Students are expected to conduct an in-depth exploration of selected topics.