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Track 2: Culture and Society in International Perspective

Remember that ALL International Studies Minor requirements (including language courses) must be taken for a LETTER GRADE of C- or better.

Select one course from the following approved list:

Anthropology

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

  • ANSC 108. Tourism and Global Culture
  • ANSC 110. Societies and Cultures of the Caribbean
  • ANSC 130. Hinduism
  • ANSC 131. Urban Cultures in Latin America
  • ANSC 132. Modernity in Brazil
  • ANSC 133. Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East
  • ANSC 134. Global Islam
  • ANSC 135. Indigenous Peoples of Latin America
  • ANSC 136. Traditional Chinese Society
  • ANSC 137. Chinese Popular Religion
  • ANSC 142. Anthropology of Latin America
  • ANSC 165. Contemporary South Asia
  • ANAR 140. The Foundation for Social Complexity in the Near East
  • ANAR 141. Prehistory of the Holy Land
  • ANAR 142. The Rise and Fall of Ancient Israel
  • ANAR 144. Pharaohs, Mummies, and Pyramids: Introduction to Egyptology
  • ANAR 145S. Study Abroad: Egypt of the Pharaohs
  • ANAR 153. The Mysterious Maya
  • ANAR 154. The Aztecs and Their Ancestors
  • ANAR 155S. Study Abroad: Ancient Mesoamerica
  • ANAR 156. The Archaeology of South America
  • ANAR 157. Early Empires of the Andes: The Middle Horizon
  • ANAR 157S. Early Empires of the Andes: The Middle Horizon
  • ANAR 158. The Inca: Empire of the Andes
  • ANAR 185. Middle East Desert Ecology
  • ANAR 190. Middle East Archaeological Field School
  • ANAR 194S. Summer Middle East Archaeological Field School


Course Pre-requisites: Minor students are responsible for meeting all departmental pre-requisite courses.  Please see http://catalog.ucsd.edu for additional course pre-requisite information.

Communication

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

  • 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
  • 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 128. Education and Global Citizenship
  • COMM 138. Black Women, Feminism, and Media
  • COMM 140. Cinema in Latin America
  • COMM 141. African Cinema
  • COMM 142. Cuban Cinema
  • COMM 156. Colonialism and Communication
  • COMM 168. Bilingual Communication

Course Prerequisites:Minor students are responsible for meeting all departmental pre-requisite courses.  Please see UCSD Catalog for additional course pre-requisite information.

History

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

  • HIAF 122. Traditional African Religions
  • HIAF 124. Islam in Contemporary African Societies
  • HIEA 115. Social and Cultural History of Twentieth-Century Japan
  • HIEA 117. Ghosts of Japan
  • HIEA 119/SOCI 162R. Religion and Popular Culture in East Asia
  • HIEA 120. Classical Chinese Philosophy and Culture
  • HIEA 121. Medieval Chinese Culture and Society
  • HIEA 122. Late Imperial Chinese Culture and Society
  • HIEA 125. Women and Gender in East Asia
  • HIEA 126. The Silk Road in Chinese and Japanese History
  • HIEA 128. History of Material Culture in China
  • HIEA 129. Faces of the Chinese Past
  • HIEA 133. Twentieth Century China: Cultural History
  • HIEA 134. History of Thought and Religion in China: Confucianism
  • HIEA 135. Thought and Religion in China: Buddhism
  • HIEA 136. History of Thought and Religion in China: Daoism
  • HIEA 137. Women and Family in Chinese History
  • HIEA 138. Women and the Chinese Revolution
  • HIEA 165/265. Material Culture in China (requires approval of ISP adviser to apply toward minor)
  • HIEA 167/267 Special Topics in Modern Chinese History (requires approval of ISP adviser to apply toward minor)
  • HIEU 101A. Ancient Greek Civilization
  • HIEU 105. The Early Christian Church
  • HIEU 110. The Rise of Europe
  • HIEU 111. Europe in the Middle Ages
  • HIEU 112. Saints and Sinners in the Middle Ages
  • HIEU 113. Rule, Conflict, and Dissent in the Middle Ages
  • HIEU 115. The Pursuit of the Millennium
  • HIEU 116. The Greek Diaspora
  • HIEU 118. Americanization of Europe
  • HIEU 120. The Renaissance in Italy
  • HIEU 125. Reformation Europe
  • HIEU 127. Sport in the Modern World
  • HIEU 129. Paris, Past and Present
  • HIEU 130. Europe in the Eighteenth Century
  • HIEU 133. Gender in Antiquity and the Early Medieval Mediterranean
  • HIEU 136A. European Society and Social Thought, 1688–1870
  • HIEU 136B. European Society and Social Thought, 1870–1989
  • HIEU 142. European Intellectual History, 1780–1870
  • HIEU 143. European Intellectual History, 1870–1945
  • HIEU 145. The Holocaust as Public History
  • HIEU 147. The History of Women in Europe: Middle Ages to the Early Modern Era
  • HIEU 147A. Women in the Middle Ages
  • HIEU 148. The History of Women in Europe: The Enlightenment to the Victorian Age
  • HIEU 149. History of Women in Europe: 1870 to the Present
  • HIEU 152. The Worst of Times: Everyday Life in Authoritarian and Dictatorial Societies
  • HILA 115. The Latin American City, a History
  • HILA 121. History of Brazil
  • HILA 124A. History of Women and Gender in Latin America
  • HILA 126. From Columbus to Castro: Caribbean Culture and Society
  • HILA 127. History, Culture, and Power
  • HINE 102. The Jews in their Homeland in Antiquity
  • HINE 103. The Jewish Diaspora in Antiquity
  • HINE 108. The Middle East before Islam
  • HINE 111. Anthropology and the Hebrew Bible
  • HINE 113. Ancient Near East Mythology
  • HINE 115. Islamic Civilization
  • HIRE 115. Women in Chinese Religions
  • HIRE 120. Buddhist Thought and Practice
  • HISC 101A. Science in the Greek and Roman World
  • HISC 101B. Medieval Science in the Latin West, ca. 500–1500
  • HISC 101C. Early Modern Science
  • HISC 102. Technology in World History
  • HISC 103. Gender and Science in Historical Perspective
  • HISC 104. History of Popular Science
  • HISC 105. History of Environmentalism
  • HISC 106. The Scientific Revolution
  • HISC 107. The Emergence of Modern Science
  • HISC 108. Science and Technology in the Twentieth Century
  • HISC 109. Science in Western Civilization
  • HISC 111. Origins of the Atomic Age
  • HISC 114. The Darwinian Legacy
  • HISC 117. History of Neurosciences
  • HISC 118. History of Sexology
  • HITO 102. Religious Traditions: East Asian Religious Traditions
  • HITO 104. The Jews and Judaism in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds
  • HITO 105. The Jews and Judaism in the Modern World
  • HITO 106. Love and Family in the Jewish Past
  • HITO 119/HMNR 100. Human Rights I: History and Theory
  • HITO 135. Historical Anthropology
  • HITO 126. A History of Childhood

Linguistics

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

  • LIGN 141. Language Structures
  • LIGN 142. Language Typology
  • LIGN 143. Structure of Spanish
  • LIGN 150. Historical Linguistics
  • LIGN 152. Indigenous Languages of the Americas
  • LIGN 155. Evolution of Language
  • LIGN 175. Sociolinguistics
  • LIGN 176. Language of Politics and Advertising

Course Pre-requisites: Minor students are responsible for meeting all departmental pre-requisite courses.  Please see UCSD Catalog for additional course pre-requisite information.

Literature

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

  • 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. Special Topics in Race and Empire
    • LTCS 145. National Cultures in Colonial and Postcolonial Contexts
  • And all courses listed under
    • African Literatures (LTAF)
    • Literatures in Chinese (LTCH)
    • East Asian Literatures (LTEA)
    • European and Eurasian Literature (LTEU) with exception of LTEU 105
    • 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 150A or 150B, 151, 152, 153, 154, 160, 162, 166
    • With approval of the undergraduate adviser, students may take up to two theory or methods courses selected from Literature/Theory (LTTH) courses LTTH 110, LTTH 115, or LTTH 150, and from among the Literature/Cultural Studies (LTCS) courses LTCS 100, LTCS 102, or LTCS 120.

Sociology

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

  • SOCI 125. Sociology of Immigration
  • SOCI 133. Immigration in Contemporary Perspective
  • SOCI 134. The Making of Modern Medicine
  • SOCI 136E. Sociology of Mental Illness: A Historical Approach
  • SOCI 148. Political Sociology
  • SOCI 156. Sociology of Religion
  • SOCI 157. Religion in Contemporary Society
  • SOCI 158. Islam in the Modern World
  • SOCI 162R. Religion and Popular Culture in East Asia
  • 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 Protests
  • SOCI 181. Modern Western Society
  • SOCI 182. Ethnicity and Indigenous Peoples of Latin America
  • SOCI 183. Minorities and Nations
  • 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 188J. Change in Modern South Africa
  • SOCI 188O. Dilemmas of Israeli Society
  • SOCI 189. Special Topics in Comparative-Historical Sociology
  • Note: SOCI 189 must be pre-approved by program advisor.

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