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Interdisciplinary Elective Course List

For students entering UCSD Fall 2013 and after.

All three (3) Interdisciplinary Elective courses must be upper-division, 4 quarter units, non-language and taken for a letter grade of C- or better.  Students are responsible for meeting all departmental pre-requisite courses.

As a reminder for International Studies-International Business majors, all three interdisciplinary electives must focus on one region

Anthropology

All courses for the major must be taken for a letter grade of C- or better.

Students are responsible for meeting all departmental pre-requisite courses.

ANTH 101. Foundations of Social Complexity

ANTH 102. Humans are Cultural Animals

ANTH 103. Sociocultural Anthropology

Students may also choose any four-unit, upper-division, non-language course from the following categories:

Anthropology: Archaeology (ANAR)

Anthropology: Sociocultural (ANSC)

Communication

All courses for the major must be taken for a letter grade of C- or better.

Students are responsible for meeting all departmental pre-requisite courses.

COMM 100C. Social Formations

COMM 104D. Comparative Media Systems: Asia

COMM 104E. Comparative Media Systems: Europe

COMM 104F. Comparative Media Systems: Africa

COMM 104G. Comparative Media Systems: Latin America and the Caribbean

COMM 104M. Comparative Media Systems: Middle East

COMM 106G. Cultural Industries: Tourism: Global Industry and Cultural Form

COMM 110I. Language, Literacy and Communication: Social Organization and the Individual

COMM 111G. Communication and Cultural Production: Popular Culture

COMM 111W. Communication and Cultural Production: Politics of World Music

COMM 112G. Interaction and Mediation: Language and Globalization

COMM 114E. Communication and Social Institutions: Gender, Labor, and Culture in the Global Economy

COMM 128. Education and Global Citizenship

COMM 131. Communication, Dissent, and the Formation of Social Movements

COMM 138. Black Women, Feminism, and Media

COMM 140. Cinema in Latin America

COMM 141. African Cinema

COMM 142. Cuban Cinema

COMM 152. Global Economy and Consumer Culture

COMM 156. Colonialism and Communication

COMM 158. Representations of the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict

COMM 160. Political Economy and International Communication

COMM 168. Bilingual Communication

COMM 179. Global Nature/Global Culture

Economics

All courses for the major must be taken for a letter grade of C- or better.

Students are responsible for meeting all departmental pre-requisite courses.

ECON 101. International Trade

ECON 102. Globalization

ECON 103. International Monetary Relations

ECON 114. Economics of Immigration

ECON 116. Economic Development

ECON 117. Economic Growth

ECON 125. Demographic Analysis and Forecasting

ECON 131. Economics of the Environment

ECON 132. Energy Economics

ECON 133. International Environmental Agreements

ECON 144. Economics of Conservation

ECON 145. Economics of Ocean Resources

ECON 161. Global Integration of Latin America

ECON 162. Economics of Mexico

ECON 163. Japanese Economy

ECON 165. Middle East Economics

History

All courses for the major must be taken for a letter grade of C- or better.

Students are responsible for meeting all departmental pre-requisite courses.

Any four-unit, upper-division, non-language course from the following categories:

History of Africa (HIAF)

History of Europe (HIEU)

History of East Asia (HIEA)

History of the Near East (HINE)

History of Latin America (HILA)

History of Science (HISC)

History Topics (HITO), except HITO 194–199

Linguistics

All courses for the major must be taken for a letter grade of C- or better.

Students are responsible for meeting all departmental pre-requisite courses.

LIGN 105. Law and Language

LIGN 108. Languages of Africa

LIGN 141. Language Structures

LIGN 143. Structure of Spanish

LIGN 150. Historical Linguistics

LIGN 152. Indigenous Languages of the Americas

LIGN 155. Evolution of Language

LIGN 174. Gender and Language in Society

LIGN 175. Sociolinguistics

LIGN 176. Language of Politics and Advertising

LIGN 177. Multilingualism

Literature

All courses for the major must be taken for a letter grade of C- or better.

Students are responsible for meeting all departmental pre-requisite courses.

Literatures in English (LTEN)

LTEN 188. Contemporary Caribbean Literature

LTEN 189. Twentieth-Century Postcolonial Literatures

Literatures of the World (LTWL)

LTWL 140. Novel and History in the Third World

LTWL 141. Islam and Modernity

LTWL 149. The Last Turn of the Century in the West

LTWL 150. Modernity and Literature

LTWL 151. Religion and Politics

LTWL 152. Introduction to Islam

LTWL 153. Literature, Religion, and Culture in Iran

LTWL 157. Iranian Film

LTWL 167. Russia and the Jewish Imagination from the Enlightenment to the Present

LTWL 168. Death and Desire in India

Literatures of the Americas (LTAM)

LTAM 110. Latin American Literature in Translation

LTAM 111. Comparative Caribbean Discourse

LTAM 130. Reading North by South

Literature/Cultural Studies (LTCS)

LTCS 133. Globalization and Culture

LTCS 141. Race and Empire

LTCS 145. National Cultures in Colonial and Postcolonial Contexts

Students may also choose any four-unit, upper-division, non-language course from the following categories:

African Literatures (LTAF)

Literatures in Chinese (LTCH)

East Asian Literatures (LTEA)

European and Eurasian Literature (LTEU) with exception of LTEU 100 and 102

Literatures in French (LTFR) with exception of LTFR 160

Literatures in German (LTGM)

Literatures in Italian (LTIT) with exception of LTIT 161

Korean Literature (LTKO)

Literatures in Portuguese (LTPR)

Russian Literature (LTRU) with exception of LTRU 104 A, B, C

Literatures in Spanish (LTSP) with exception of LTSP 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 160, 162, 166

Music

All courses for the major must be taken for a letter grade of C- or better.

Students are responsible for meeting all departmental pre-requisite courses.

MUS 111. Topics/World Music Traditions (ONLY when not on the US)

Political Science

All courses for the major must be taken for a letter grade of C- or better.

Students are responsible for meeting all departmental pre-requisite courses.

Comparative Politics: POLI 120A through POLI 139A

International Relations: POLI 140A through POLI 159

Sociology

All courses for the major must be taken for a letter grade of C- or better.

Students are responsible for meeting all departmental pre-requisite courses.

SOCI 121. Economy and Society

SOCI 123. Japanese Culture Inside/Out: A Transnational Perspective

SOCI 125. Sociology of Immigration

SOCI 133. Immigration in Comparative Perspective

SOCI 134. The Making of Modern Medicine

SOCI 136E. Sociology of Mental Illness: A Historical Approach

SOCI 136F. Sociology of Mental Illness in Contemporary Society

SOCI 148. Political Sociology

SOCI 156. Sociology of Religion

SOCI 157. Religion in Contemporary Society

SOCI 158. Islam in the Modern World

SOCI 163. Migration and the Law

SOCI 169. Citizenship, Community, and Culture

SOCI 175. Nationality and Citizenship

SOCI 176. War and Society

SOCI 177. International Terrorism

SOCI 178. The Holocaust

SOCI 179. Social Change

SOCI 180. Social Movements and Social Protest

SOCI 181. Modern Western Society

SOCI 182. Ethnicity and Indigenous Peoples in Latin America

SOCI 185. Globalization and Social Development

SOCI 187. African Societies through Films

SOCI 188D. Latin America: Society and Politics

SOCI 188E. Community and Social Change in Africa

SOCI 188F. Modern Jewish Societies and Israeli Society

SOCI 188G. Chinese Society

SOCI 188I. The Israeli-Palestinan Conflict

SOCI 188J. Change in Modern South Africa

SOCI 188M. Social Movements in Latin America

SOCI 188O. Dilemmas of Israeli Society

SOCI 189. Special Topics in Comparative-Historical Sociology

Note: SOCI 189 must be preapproved by program adviser.

Visual Arts

All courses for the major must be taken for a letter grade of C- or better.

Students are responsible for meeting all departmental pre-requisite courses.

VIS 102. Cross-Border Urbanizations

VIS 105D. The Aesthetics of Chinese Calligraphy

VIS 122CN. Leonardo da Vinci in Context

VIS 122D. Michelangelo

VIS 125F. Latin American Film

VIS 126AN. Pre-Columbian Art of the Ancient Mexico and Central America

VIS 126BN. Art and Civilization/Ancient Maya

VIS 126C. Problems in Meso-American

VIS 126D. Problems in Ancient Maya Iconography and Inscriptions

VIS 126P. Latin American Art: Modern to Postmodern 1890–1950

VIS 126Q. Latin American Art: Modern to Postmodern 1950–Present

VIS 127B. Arts of China

VIS 127C. Arts of Modern China

VIS 127D. Early Chinese Painting

VIS 127E. Later Chinese Painting

VIS 127G. Twentieth-Century Chinese Art

VIS 127N. Twentieth-Century Art in China and Japan

VIS 127P. Arts of Japan

VIS 128D. Topics in Art History of the Americas

VIS 128B. Topics in Early Modern Art History (when NOT on US)

VIS 128E. Topics in Art History of Asia

VIS 129B. Seminar in Early Modern Art History (when NOT on US)

VIS 152. Film in the Social Context (when International in content)