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Approved Courses for GIST Majors & Minors: Fall 2022

 

Each semester, we post a list of approved courses that students can take and have counted toward the GIST major and minor.

Here are some notes about the list:

  • The courses are organized by department.
  • Global Issues courses are in bold. They are also listed together below under the Global Issues heading.
  • An asterisk (*) indicates required admission into the specific program that provides the course. To enroll in the undergraduate certificate in intelligence and national security studies, contact iccae@ku.edu.
  • The list also includes relevant KU Core Codes.
    • GE11 – core goal 1.1 (critical thinking)
    • GE3H – core goal 3 Humanities
    • GE3S – core goal 3 Social Sciences
    • GE3N – core goal 3 Natural Sciences
    • AE41 – core goal 4.1 (cultural diversity)
    • AE42 – core goal 4.2 (global awareness)
    • AE51 – core goal 5.1 (ethics)
    • AE61 – core goal 6 (capstone)

If you have any questions, please contact the GIST advisor, Maggie Williams at maggiejw6@ku.edu

 

African and African American Studies      

AAAS      102                       Arabic and Islamic Studies    GE3H GE3S AE42

AAAS      103                       Introduction to Africa     GE3H GE3S

AAAS      105                       Introduction to African History   GE11 GE3H

AAAS      160                       Introduction to West African History        GE3H AE42

AAAS     203/204               Culture and Health          AE42

AAAS      300                       African Traditional Religion & Thought

AAAS      305                       Modern Africa  

AAAS      320/520               African Studies In:     AE42

AAAS      349                       Islam

AAAS      380                       African Art and Gender 

AAAS      429                       Postcolonial Theatre and Drama

AAAS     437                       Global Ethnic & Racial Relations

AAAS      520                       African Studies In: __________  

AAAS      536                       Islamic Art & Architecture in Africa

 

American Studies     

AMS       332                       The United States in Global Context         AE42

AMS      437                       Global Ethnic & Racial Relations

 

Anthropology

ANTH     100                       General Anthropology    AE42 GE3S

ANTH     160/162/360      The Varieties of Human Experience          GE3H GE3S AE42

ANTH     293                       Myth, Legend, and Folk Beliefs in East Asia           AE42

ANTH     320                       Language in Culture and Society AE41 AE61

ANTH     325                       Language, Gender, and Sexuality

ANTH     382                       People and the Rain Forest         

ANTH     389                       The Anthropology of Gender: Female, Male, and Beyond               GE21 GE3H

ANTH     465                       Genocide & Ethnocide   

 

Communication Studies

COMS    246                       Introduction to Intercultural Communication

COMS    503                       Post-Soviet Communication

COMS    547                       Communication & Culture

 

East Asian Languages & Cultures  

EALC      105                       Asian Religions  GE3H AE42

EALC      130                       Myth, Legend, and Folk Beliefs in East Asia           AE42

EALC      142                       Ethics in Chinese Philosophy       AE51

EALC      308                       Music in East Asia

EALC      315                       Survey of Japanese Film                AE42    

EALC      319                       Contemporary Chinese Fiction & Film      AE42     

EALC      325/610               Minorities in Japan

EALC      362/562               Post-Colonial Korea        

EALC      373                       Modern Korean Art & Culture     AE42

EALC      519                       Contemporary Chinese Fiction & Film

EALC      590                       Topics in East Asian Lang. & Cultures:                    

EALC      676                       International Relations of Asia

 

Eastern Civilization  

ECIV       104                       Eastern Civilizations         AE42

 

Economics

ECON    510                       Energy Economics

ECON    550                       Environmental Economics

 

English

ENGL     306                       Global Environmental Literature               AE42

European Studies    

EURS     511                       Topics in European Studies: ________

EURS     565                       The Literature of Human Rights

 

Environmental Studies        

EVRN     140/144               Global Environment I: The Discovery of Environmental Change                GE3N

EVRN     148                       Scientific Principles of Environmental Studies       GE3N

EVRN     150                       Environment, Culture & Society GE3S

EVRN     306                       Global Environmental Literature               AE42

EVRN     371                       Environmental Geopolitics

EVRN     385                       Environmental Sociology

EVRN     550                       Environmental Economics

EVRN     620                       Environmental Politics and Policy

 

Film and Media Studies      

FMS       312                       History of the International Sound Film to 1950 

FMS       315                       Survey of Japanese Film                AE42

FMS       322                       Soviet & Post-Soviet Russian Cinema      

FMS       543                       Contemporary Japanese Film      AE42

 

French           

FREN     326                       Introduction to French Literature              GE3H AE42

 

Geography

GEOG    100                       World Regional Geography          AE42

GEOG    102                       People, Place, and Society            GE3S AE42

GEOG    140/144               Global Environment I: The Discovery of Environmental Change

GEOG    148                       Scientific Principles of Environmental Studies       GE3N

GEOG    150                       Environment, Culture & Society GE3N

GEOG    201/202               Culture and Health         

GEOG    321                       Climate and Climate Change     

GEOG    351                       Africa’s Human Geography          GE3H GE3S AE42

GEOG    370                       Introduction to Cultural Geography         GE3S

GEOG    371                       Environmental Geopolitics

GEOG    396                       East Asia              GE3H GE3S AE42

GEOG    571                       Topics in Cultural Geography: ___________

GEOG    577                       Human Dimensions of Global Change     

 

German

GERM    315                       Magic, Murder, and Monsters: German Literature

GERM    336                       German Transatlantic Experience              AE41

 

 

Global and International Studies   

GIST       177                       First Year Seminar

GIST       201                       Topics in: Nationalism

GIST       205                       Muslim Lives: Politics, Culture, and Society           AE51

GIST      210/211               Culture and Health/Honors         AE42

GIST       303                       Language, Gender, and Sexuality

GIST       306                       Global Environmental Literature AE42

GIST       321                       Graphic Novels as Memory          GE21

GIST      355                       International Women's Rights   

GIST       371                       Environmental Geopolitics

GIST       465                       Genocide and Ethnocide

GIST       495                       Global Internship

GIST       501                       Topics in GIST: 

GIST       503                       Advanced Topics in Middle East Studies

GIST       560                       The Literature of Human Rights

GIST      577                       Human Dimensions of Global Change

GIST      585                       Transnational Terrorism

 

History of Art

HA          166                       The Visual Arts of East Asia          GE3H AE42

HA          363                       Modern Korean Art & Culture     AE42

HA          368                       Art & Culture of China    GE3H AE42

HA          390/590               African Art & Gender

HA          536                       Islamic Art & Architecture in Africa

HA          554                       Japanese Prints 

 

History          

HIST       104                       Introduction to African History   GE11 GE3H

HIST       124                       Latin American Culture & Society              AE42

HIST       140/144               Global Environment I: The Discovery of Environmental Change                GE3H

HIST       160                       Introduction to West African History        GE3H AE42

HIST       300                       Modern Africa   AE42

HIST       321                       From Mystics to Feminists            GE11 GE3H AE42

HIST       328                       The Modern Middle East

HIST       336                       Ethics, Ideas, and Nature              AE51

HIST       377                       Everyday Communism in Eastern Europe

HIST       399                       The Samurai       GE11 AE42

HIST       525                       France & its Empire

HIST       598                       Sexuality & Gender in African History      AE42

 

Humanities

HUM      312                       World Literature III         GE3H

 

International Business        

IBUS      415                       Business in Latin America

IBUS      480                       International Management         

 

Jewish Studies

JWSH     107                       Jews, Christians, Muslims             GE3H AE42

JWSH     329                       Politics & Conflict in Israel & Palestine

JWSH     330                       Mystical Tradition in Judaism

 

Latin American & Caribbean Studies         

LAC        100                       Latin American Culture & Society              AE42

LAC        177                       Amazon: Environmental Issues   GE11

LAC        302                       Topics in Latin American Area Studies:                  

LAC        312                       Topics in LAC – Spanish-American Lit & Culture   

LAC        315                       Topics in LAC - Film, Music, Arts 

LAC        318                       Topics in LAC - Transatlantic & Transnational       

 

Peace and Conflict Studies 

PCS        120/221               Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies            GE11 GE3H

PCS        375                       The Refugee Experience

PCS        555                       Topics in Peace & Conflict Studies

PCS        565                       The Literature of Human Rights                               

 

Political Science

*POLS    125                       Introduction to Intelligence and Statecraft

*POLS    325                       Intelligence Analytics

*POLS    345                       Counterintelligence

POLS      350                       Contemporary Issues in Comparative Politics

POLS      370                       Contemporary Issues in International Politics

POLS      562                       Women and Politics

POLS      564                       Elections and Political Parties around the World

POLS     582                       Transnational Terrorism

POLS      624                       Environmental Politics and Policy

POLS      645                       Corruption, Crisis and Scandal

POLS      654                       Politics and Government of Russia and the Central Eurasian States

POLS      668                       Reform in Contemporary China

POLS      675                       Russian Foreign Policy    AE42

POLS      684                       International Law: Sate & Individual

POLS      692                       International Security & Migration Policy             

 

Russian & East European Studies  

REES      110/111/310/311  Understanding Russia and Eastern Europe       AE42

 

Religious Studies      

REL        106                       Asian Religions  GE3H AE42

REL        107                       Jews, Christians, & Muslims

REL        130                       Myth, Legend & Folk Beliefs in East Asia AE42

REL        345                       Christianity

REL        350                       Islam

REL        360                       Buddhist Tradition in Asia            GE3H AE42

 

Slavic Language and Literature      

SLAV      140/141               Understanding Russia     GE3H AE42

SLAV      148/149               Introduction to Slavic Folklore     GE3H AE42

SLAV      205                       Muslim Lives: Politics, Culture, and Society           AE51

SLAV      320                       Graphic Novel as Memory            GE21

SLAV      322                       Soviet & Post-Soviet Russian Cinema      

SLAV      503                       Post-Soviet Communication

SLAV      540                       Language and Identity in Eastern Europe              

SLAV      679                       Topics in Slavic Language and Literature

 

Sociology      

SOC        326                       Health, Gender and Society        

SOC        332                       The United States in Global Context         AE42

SOC        385                       Environmental Sociology

SOC        424                       Sociology of Health & Medicine 

SOC        425                       Sociology of Global Health          

 

Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies       

WGSS    321                       From Mystics to Feminists            GE11 GE3H AE42

WGSS    355                       International Women's Rights    

WGSS    389                       The Anthropology of Gender: Female, Male, and Beyond    GE21 GE3H GE3N AE42

WGSS    396                       Women & Politics in Latin America

WGSS    562                       Women and Politics       

 

Global Issues

AAAS     203/204             Culture and Health         AE42

AAAS     437                       Global Ethnic & Racial Relations

AMS      437                       Global Ethnic & Racial Relations

GEOG    201/202             Culture and Health        

GEOG    321                      Climate and Climate Change     

GIST      210/211              Culture and Health/Honors        AE42

GIST      355                      International Women's Rights 

GIST      577                      Human Dimensions of Global Change

GIST      585                      Transnational Terrorism

POLS     582                      Transnational Terrorism

WGSS    583                       Love, Sex, and Globalization     


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