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2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

IS 101 Introduction to International Studies

This course introduces students to the interdisciplinary field of International Studies. Key themes and issues focused on include globalization, development, poverty, and human rights. The course explores how political, social and economic inequalities are produced and how they affect a variety of peoples and regions differently. Students examine the evolution of nation-state sovereignty and the inter-related impacts of other sub-national and supra-national actors, groups and forces such as those of global markets and non-governmental and inter-governmental organizations. In addition, students learn how the disciplines of history, anthropology, political science and economics engage the central topics of International Studies in distinct ways.