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International Security, Norms & Cooperation (ISNC) (Sub-Major)

Additional Pre-requisites and/or requirements are listed on the International Studies Major page.
 
  1. Language Requirement: Sixth term proficiency.
  2. Core Courses (7 credits):
    • INTLSTD 301: Topics in International Studies
    • INTLSTD 401: International Studies Advanced Seminar
  3. Research Methods Course (3 credits): One research methods course chosen from the following list:
    • ECON 309: Experimental Economics
    • ECON 401: Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
    • ECON 451 (or 405 prior to Fall 2014): Intermediate Introduction to Statistics and Econometrics
    • POLSCI 300 (or 499 prior to Winter 2016): Quantitative Empirical Methods of Political Science
    • POLSCI 391: Introduction to Modeling Political Processes
    • POLSCI 490: Game Theory & Formal Models
    • SOC 310: Introduction to Research Methods
    • STATS 250: Introduction to Statistics & Data Analysis

    Note: Completion of the Methods requirement is recommended prior to enrolling in INTLSTD 301.

  4. Regional Course (3 credits): One geographic emphasis course devoted to a single world region or country that is related to foreign language of study.
  5. ISNC Courses (12 credits): Four courses, chosen from an approved list (see below), to gain knowledge in sub-plan area.
    • At least one course must be at the 400 level.
    • Must include at least two academic subjects.

    Note: Complete term specific sub-plan course lists may be found on the PICS courses website.

  6. Three electives (9 credits): The electives are designed to allow students to further personalize their major. Students will elect three advanced courses which will be expected to build upon the theme of their sub-plans. The selected courses should thus contribute to the coherence of the student's overall concentration. Students may select additional sub-plan, regional, or relevant study abroad courses, however there is no preapproved list of electives. Because there is no preapproved list, students must seek and obtain the approval of elective courses - on a course-by-course basis - from a PICS advisor. It is strongly advised that this approval be obtained before taking the class.

ISNC courses include, but are not limited to:

  • ANTHRCUL 333: Non-Western Legal Systems, I
  • ANTHRCUL 346 / HISTORY 347: Latin America: The Colonial Period
  • AAS 458: Issues in Black World Studies, section titled “Fighting with Human Rights – Africa”
  • COMM 447: Women and Islam: The Politics of Representation
  • ENVIRON 365: International Environmental Policy
  • ENVIRON 490: War and Environment: A Lethal Reciprocity
  • HISTORY 214: Revolutionary Europe, 1648-Present
  • HISTORY 241: America and Middle Eastern Wars
  • HISTORY 347 / ANTHRCUL 346: Latin America: The Colonial Period
  • HISTORY 407: Advanced Study in Comparative and Transnational History, sections titled
    “Japan, Asia and WWII: Culture, History, Memory”
    “Gender, Sexuality, & International Human Rights”
    “Christianity and Politics in African History”
  • HISTORY 478: Topics in Latin American History, section titled "The Colonial Period"
  • INTLSTD 386: Topics in International Security, Norms and Cooperation
  • INTLSTD 401: International Studies Advanced Seminar, sections titled
    “Women and Islam: The Politics of Representation”
    “Fighting with Human Rights – Africa”
    “Migration, Human Smugglings and Trafficking”
    “History and Memory of Genocide”
    “Gender, Sexuality, & International Human Rights”
    “Christianity and Politics in African History”
    “Norm Diffusion: International, Regional & Public Policy”
    “The Politics of Debt”
  • INTLSTD 486: Topics in International Security, Norms and Cooperation
  • NAVSCI / UC 410: Evolution of Warfare
  • POLSCI 353: The Arab-Israeli Conflict
  • POLSCI 364: Public International Law
  • POLSCI 368: Modern Warfare
  • POLSCI 369: Politics of International Economic Relations
  • POLSCI 389: Topics in Contemporary Political Science, section titled "Democracy and Development in Africa"
  • POLSCI 498: Undergraduate Seminar in International Politics, sections titled
    “Norm Diffusion: International, Regional & Public Policy”
    “The Politics of Debt”
  • RCSSCI 461: Senior Seminar, section titled “Gender, Sexuality, & International Human Rights”
  • RCSSCI 461: Senior Seminar, section titled “Gender, Sexuality, & International Human Rights”
  • SOC 350: Human Rights in the United Nations
  • SOC 495: Topics in Sociology, section titled “Global and Local Connections: Understanding our World at Home and Abroad”
  • UC 270: UC Special Topics, sections titled "Addressing Critical Global Issues", and "GSP: Defining Critical Global Issues"
  • UC / NAVSCI 410: Evolution of Warfare
  • WOMENSTD 346: Special Topics in Gender in a Global Context, section titled "Women's Policies and Society in India"