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INTST 130: THE SOCIETY AND CULTURE OF CHINA

3 hrs. (TC)

Prerequisite: COMPASS reading score of 81 or higher, or equivalent, or department approval.

This course introduces students to the society and culture of China from its historical origins through the present, with interdisciplinary perspectives including geography, population, politics, economy, international relations, philosophy, religion, and the arts. [IAI: S2 914N]

INTST 132: LATIN AMERICAN HUMANITIES

3 hrs. (TC)

Prerequisite: COMPASS reading score of 81 or higher, or equivalent, or department approval.

This course helps students understand the history, cultures, and societies of Latin America from pre-Columbian times through the present. [IAI: HF 904N]

INTST 133: CULTURES AND CIVILIZATIONS OF SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

3 hrs. (TC)

Prerequisite: COMPASS reading score of 81 or higher, or equivalent, or department approval.

This course introduces students to the history, culture, and societies of sub-Saharan Africa from its beginning through the present. [IAI: HF 904N]

INTST 134: INTRODUCTION TO MIDDLE EASTERN CULTURES

3 hrs. (TC)

Prerequisite: COMPASS reading score of 81 or higher, or equivalent, or department approval.

This course introduces the student to the history, cultures, and societies of the Middle East from pre-Islamic times through the present. [IAI: HF 904N]

INTST 140: GLOBAL ISSUES

3 hrs. (TC)

Prerequisite: Reading placement exam or department approval.

This course will investigate current global issues from a variety of social science perspectives, including sociology, anthropology, political science, history and geography. Through class activities students will develop a more globally informed perspective on the global issues of our day and gain an understanding of how to apply various social science disciplines to a topic. [IAI: S9 900]