Globalization and Culture

Description
The globalization and culture concentration offers students the opportunity to increase their understanding of the cultural dimensions of globalization, in the context of economic, political and social changes in the world today. The program provides an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the phenomenon of globalization, including the historical, political, cultural and social forces that shape contemporary globalized society. This program draws on courses from several colleges and academic units and emphasizes studies related to the history and culture of globalization, conflict and contact between regions of the world, and questions related to language and identity.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • A minimum 12 upper division hours must be taken in courses offered by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Core Course (Choose one) -- 3 credit hours

SGS 360 Cultural Aspects of Globalization (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours)

SLC 425 What is Globalization? A History of Contact and Conflict (HU & G) (3)

Culture Course Elective (Choose one) -- 3 credit hours

ITA 350 Food and Culture: The Mediterranean Lifestyle in Italy (3) (Prerequisite(s): ENG 102, 105, or 108 with C or better; Credit allowed for only ITA 350 or ITA 394 (Food & Culture: Mediterranean Lifestyle in Italy) or SLC 350 or SLC 394 (Food & Culture: Mediterranean Lifestyle in Italy) OR Visiting University Student)

RUS 323 Russian Literature and Revolution: The Twentieth Century ((L or HU) & G) (3) (Pre-requisites: Credit is allowed for only RUS or SLC 323)

SLC 120 / CHI 120 Introduction to Chinese Culture (L or HU) (3) (Pre-requisites: credit is allowed for only CHI 120 or SLC 120)

SLC 321 / KOR 321 Modern Korean Literature (HU) (3) (Prerequisite(s): Credit is allowed for only KOR 321 or SLC 321)

SLC 331 / ARB 331 Arabic/Islamic Culture and Literature (HU & H & G) (3) (Prerequisite(s): Credit is allowed for only ARB 331 or SLC 331)

SLC 333 / CHI 333 / HST 383 China (SB & H) (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 30 hours; Credit is allowed for only CHI 333, HST 383 or SLC 333)

SLC 347 / ENG 347 / HEB 347 / JST 347 Modern Israeli Literature in Translation (HU & G) (3) (Prerequisite(s): Credit is allowed for only ENG 347 or HEB 347 or JST 347 or SLC 347 or ENG/HEB/JST/SLC 394 (Modern Hebrew Literature in Translation))

SLC 348 / HEB 348 / JST 348 Israeli Society and Culture (HU & G) (3) (Prerequisite(s): Credit is allowed for only HEB 348 or HEB 394 (Israeli Culture and Society) or JST 348 or REL 311 or SLC 348)

SLC 414 French and Italian Popular Culture (3) (L or HU) & G (Prerequisite(s): ENG 102, 105, or 108 with C or better OR min 45 hours; Credit is allowed for only FRE 414 or FRE 494 (French & Italian Pop Culture) or ITA 414 or ITA 494 (French & Italian Pop Culture) or SLC 414 or SLC 494 (French & Italian Pop Culture))
SLC 415 Korean Popular Culture (3) HU & G (Prerequisite(s): ENG 102, 105, or 108 with C or better OR min 45 hours; Credit is allowed for only KOR 415 or KOR 494 (Asian Popular Culture) or SLC 415 or SLC 491 (Asian Popular Culture) or SLC 494 (Asian Popular Culture))
SLC 421 Japanese Literature in Translation ((L or HU) & G) (3) (Prerequisite(s): min 45 hours; Credit is allowed for only ENG, SLC or THE 429)

SLC 429 / ENG 429 / THE 429 Studies in European Literature and Culture ((L or HU) & G & H) (3) (Prerequisite(s): min 45 hours; Credit is allowed for only ENG, SLC or THE 429)
SLC 442 Dracula and Vampire Lore (3) (L or HU) & G & H (Prereq(s): ENG 101, 105 or 107 w/C or better; Credit for only ROM 442 or SLC 442 or SLC 494 (Drac&Vamp Belief in the Wrld) or SLC 494 (Drac&Vamp Castles) or SLC 494 (Drac&Vamp Lore) or SLC 494 (Drac:Between Myth&Hist))
SLC 445 / FMS 445 / GER 445 / JST 445 The Holocaust in German-Mediated Memory (3) (Prerequisite(s):  FMS 100 or FMS 200 or JST 210 or JST 230 or SLC 202 with C or better; Credit is allowed for only FMS/GER/JST/SLC 445 or GER 494 (Holocaust & German Media or Holocaust & German Mediated Memory))
SLC 446 / FMS 446 / GER 446 Weimar-Era German Film (3) (Prerequisite(s): Credit is allowed for only FMS 446 or GER 446 or SLC 446 or GER 494 (Weimar German Cinema) or GER 494 (Studies in German Film))
SLC 447 / GER 447 German Modernism (3) (Prerequisite(s): ENG 200 or 201 or 202 or 204 or FMS 100 or 200 or SLC 202 with C or better; Credit is allowed for only GER 447 or SLC 447 or GER 494 (German Modernism))
SLC 451 / CHI 451 / HST 451 Chinese Cultural History I ((HU or SB) & H) (3) (Prerequisite(s):  min 55 hours; Credit is allowed for only CHI 451, HST 451 or SLC 451)
SLC 452 / CHI 452 / HST 452 Chinese Cultural History II (SB & G & H) (3) (Prerequisite(s):  min 55 hours; Credit is allowed for only CHI 452 or HST 452 or SLC 452)
SLC 455 / GER 455 Multi-Kulti: Multiculturalism Through Film (G) (3) (Prerequisite(s): Credit is allowed for only GER 455 or SLC 455 or GER 494 (Multi-Kulti: Multiculturalism in Central Europe) or SLC 494 (Multi-Kulti: Multiculturalism in Central Europe))
SLC 457 / KOR 457 Premodern Korea in a Global Context (3) (Prerequisite(s): min 45 hours; Credit is allowed for only KOR 457 or SLC 457 or KOR 494 (Pre-modern Korean Literature and Cultural Exchange) or SLC 494 (Pre-modern Korean Literature and Cultural Exchange))
SLC 459 Latin American Jewish Culture (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours; Credit is allowed for only JST 459 or JST 494 (Jewish Latin American Culture) or SLC 459 or SLC 498 (Jewish Latin American Culture) or SPA 459 or SPA 498 (Jewish Latin American Culture))
SLC 465 / GER 465 Intercultural Communicative Competence (3) (Prerequisite(s): Credit is allowed for only GER 465 or SLC 465 or GER 494 (Intercultural Communicative Competence) or SLC 494 (Intercultural Communicative Competence))
SLC 475 / FMS 475 / SPA 475 / THE 475 Latin American Film ((L or HU) & G) (3) (Prerequisite(s): FMS 100, or SLC 202 with C or better; Credit is allowed for only FMS 475 or SLC 475 or SPA 475 or THE 475 or FMS 494/SLC 494/SPA 494/THE 494 (Latin American Film))


Politics and Globalization Electives (Choose two) -- 6 credit hours

HST 391 / SGS 381 Modern Southeast Asia (SB & G & H) (3) (Pre-requisite(s): Minimum 30 hours; Credit is allowed for only HST 391 or SGS 381)

JUS 325 / SGS 325 Globalization and Socio-Economic Justice (SB & G) (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 24 hours; minimum 2.00 GPA; Credit is allowed for only JUS 325 or SGS 325 or SOC 325)

POS 352 European Democracies (3) (Pre-requisite:  Minimum 25 hours. Credit is allowed for only POS 394 (European Pol Democracies), 498 (European Democracies), or POS 352)

POS 353 Comparative Politics of the Middle East (3) (Prerequisite(s): junior standing or minimum 45 hours; Credit is allowed for only POS 353 or POS 360 (Politics of the Middle East))

POS 356 European Union (SB & G) (3)

POS 357 South Asia Politics (SB & G) (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours)

POS 358 Southeast Asia (SB & G) (3)

POS 359 African Politics and Society (SB & G) (3)

POS 367 World Politics and Global Inequalities (G) (3) (Pre-requisite: Minimum 25 hours; Credit is allowed for only POS 360 (Current Issues International Politics), (International Security), (Organizational Studies) or POS 367)

POS 368 Ethics and Human Rights (3)

POS 388 / REL 388 Religion, Ethics, and International Politics (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum junior standing; Credit is allowed for only POS 388 or REL 388)

POS 452 China (SB & G) (3)

POS 453 Latin America (SB & G) (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 25 hours)

POS 454 Mexico (SB & G) (3)

POS 465 International Organization and Law (SB & G) (3)

REL 107 / SGS 107 Religion and Globalization (HU & G) (3) (Credit is allowed for only REL 107, 194 (Religion and Globalization) or SGS 107)

REL 379 / SGS 343 Religion, Nationalism, and Ethnic Conflict (HU & G) (3) (Prerequisite(s): Minimum 24 hours; Credit is allowed for only REL 379 or SGS 343)

SGS 303 Global Trends (SB) (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours)

SGS 330 Globalization and the Environment: Problems and Solutions (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours)


Culture and Globalization Related Area (Choose one) -- 3 credit hours

ASB 378 / TCL 378 Globalization: Migration, Mass Media, McDonald's ((L or SB) & C) (3)

ENG 435 Literatures and Cultures of Immigration and Diaspora (3)

GCU 241 The Global Economy in Transition (SB & G) (3)

GCU 323 Geography of Latin America (SB & G) (3) (Pre-requisite: Minimum 45 hours)

GCU 325 Geography of Europe (SB & G) (3)

GCU 328 Geography of Middle East and North Africa (SB & G) (3)

GCU 350 The Geography of World Crises (SB & G) (3)

GCU 432 Geography of China (SB & G) (3)

TCL 314 Transborder Latin American Migration to the U.S. ((L or SB) & H & C) (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours; Credit is allowed for only SOC 314 or TCL 314)

Upper-Division Foreign Language Elective -- 3 credit hours
In consultation with an academic advisor in the School of International Letters and Cultures, students choose a target language appropriate to their course of study. Students must complete one upper-division language course in the target language for which 202 or the fourth semester level of the language is a prerequisite. ARB OR BCS OR CHI OR FRE OR GER OR GRK OR HEB OR HIN OR ITA OR IDN OR JPN OR KOR OR LAT OR PLC OR POR OR RUS OR SPA OR VTN Upper Division Elective (3)


Notes: Some upper-division language courses are more than 3 credits. Other languages may be used with the approval of an academic advisor in the School of International Letters and Cultures.

 

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

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Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2020-21

Campus

Campus

Tempe

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
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DARs Code

DARs Code

LASGSEMPH

College/School

College/School

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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