Global Education Classes Spring 2018 (Regional Option)

The Global Education Requirement pertains only to SBS Bachelor of Arts majors who entered UMass prior to the Fall 2018 semester.

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences offers the following list of Global Education concentrations with approved classes for each listed below.

For additional information, please call us at (413) 577-1057, or stop by our office at 128 Thompson Hall. 
 

African Studies Region

Asian Studies Region

Latin American Studies Region

Middle Eastern Studies Region

Northern European Studies Region

Eastern European Studies Region

Southern European Studies Region

African Studies Region

Also, classes taught in Arabic, French, Portuguese, or Swahili

Afroam 101 Intro to Black StudiesGeography 102 Intro to Human Geography
Anthro 100 Human NatureGeography 220 World Regional Geography 
Anthro 104 Culture, Society & People History 111 World History Since 1500
Anthro 105 Language,Culture & CommunicationHistory 112H Intro to World Religions 
Anthro 234 Art in Cross-Cultural PerspectiveHistory 342 Civilization of Islam II 
Anthro 258 Food & CultureHistory 297U History of Refugees, Borders & Migration
Anthro 297DM Dragon Mythology: Global SymbolsHistory 392AH Ancient Heritage and Modern Racism
Anthro 397MC Islam and Muslims in ChinaHistory 397D Women & Colonial Rule in Africa
Arch 211 The CityHistory 397GS Global History of Sport
ArtHist 343 20th Cent. Architecture & GlobalizationHonors 201H Ideas that Change the World
ArtHist 397E Orientalism in Western ArtJudaic 345 Making of Modern Jewry
ArtHist 397V Vexed AntiquitiesJudaic 365 Anti-Semitism/Historic Perspective 
Comm 212 Cultural Codes in CommunicationLinguist 101 People and their Language
Comm 342 History of Film IIMidEast 190A Water/Oil/Blood: MidEast Global Pol.
CompLit 100 International HorrorMidEast 220 Middle East & the World: 1400-1800
CompLit 121 Int’l Short StoryMidEast 393R Islamic Political Thought
CompLit 122 Spiritual AutobiographyMusic 150 Lively Arts
CompLit 131 Brave New WorldPhil 336 Existential Philosophy
CompLit 141 Good and Evil, East and WestPoliSci 111 Comparative Politics
CompLit 233 International FantasyPoliSci 277 Making a Global World
CompLit 234 Myth, Folklore & Childrens LiteraturePoliSci 281 Comparative Political Economy
CompLit 330 Translation, Cross-Cultural CommunicationPoliSci 290P Power, Privilege & Inequality Global Scale
CompLit 355 Modern African LiteraturePoliSci 346 Government & Politics West Africa
CompLit 391PR Proverbs, Riddles & IdiomsResEcon 121 Hunger in the Global Economy
CompLit391SF International SciFi CinemaResEcon 262 Environmental Economy
Econ 305 Marxian EconomicsSociol 283 Gender and Society
Educ 229 International EducationSociol 321 Sociology of Religion 
Educ 392B Racism in a Global Context (1cr)Sociol 360 Urban Sociology
English 132 Gender, Sexuality Literature & CultureSociol 384 Sociology of Love
English 144 World LiteratureStocksch 282 Topics in Herbalism II (2 cr.)
English 298C World Cinema: Crime in World CinemaStocksch 297F Traditional Herbal Medicinal Sys II (1 cr.)
English 491AS Arabian Nights in World Literature WGSS 201 Gender and Difference
English 491CF GlobalEmpires/Revolutions, 1780-1840WGSS 392D Global Gays: Queer Histories & Geographies
FrenchSt 353 African FilmWGSS 494TI Unthinking the Transnational
Updated on 10/31/17 . Course offerings are subject to change. 
Some courses may be restricted to majors only or may require instructor consent. Please check SPIRE for more information.

 

  Asian Studies

Also, classes taught in Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, and Korean

Anthro 100 Human NatureGeography 220 World Regional Geography 
Anthro 104 Culture, Society & People History 111 World History Since 1500
Anthro 105 Language, Culture &CommunicationHistory 112H Intro to World Religions 
Anthro 234 Art in Cross-Cultural PerspectiveHistory 115 China: 1600 to Present
Anthro 258 Food and CultureHistory 297U History of Refugees, Borders & Migration
Anthro 297DM Dragon Mythology: Global SymbolsHistory 342 Civilization of Islam II 
Anthro 397MC Islam and Muslims in ChinaHistory 347 Traditional Japan
Arch 211 The CityHistory 397GS Global History of Sport
ArtHist 190B Art & Visual Culture of East AsiaHistory 397MC Islam and Muslims in China
ArtHist 343 20th Cent. Architecture & GlobalizationHistory 397RE Race,Sex, & Empire: Britan & India
ArtHist 385 Great Themes in ArtHistory 491J History of Modern China
ArtHist 388 Special Topics in Asian ArtHonors 201 Ideas that Change the World
ArtHist 397E Orientalism in Western ArtJapanese 197L Mange and Anime
ArtHist 397V Vexed AntiquitiesJapanese 391M Queer Japan in Literature & Culture 
AsianSt 397B Bridging Asian &Asian American GenJapanese 397E Japan Through its Afflictions
Chinese 197Q Imperial Literature & CultureJudiac 345 Making of Modern Jewry
Chinese 241 Contemporary Chinese LiteratureJudiac 365 Anti-Semitism/Historic Perspective 
Chinese 394PI Chinese Popular CultureLinguist 101 People and their Language
Chinese 432 Media ChineseMidEast 190A Water, Oil & Blood: MidEast Global Policy
Comm 212 Cultural Codes in CommunicationMidEast 220 Middle East & the World: 1400-1800
Comm 342 History of Film IIMusic 150 Lively Arts
CompLit 100 International HorrorPhil 336 Existential Philosophy
CompLit 121 International Short StoryPhil 383 Philosophy of Religion
CompLit 122 Spiritual AutobiographyPoliSci 111 Comparative Politics
CompLit 131 Brave New WorldPoliSci 277 Making a Global World
CompLit 141 Good and Evil, East and WestPoliSci 281 Comparative Political Economy
CompLit 233 International FantasyPoliSci 290P Power, Privilege & Inequality Global Scale
CompLit 234 Myth, Folklore & Children's LiteratureResEcon 121 Hunger in the Global Economy
CompLit 330 Translation, Cross-Cultural CommunicationResEcon 262 Environmental Economy
CompLit 391SF International SciFi CinemaSociol 283 Gender and Society
Econ 305 Marxian EconomicsSociol 321 Sociology of Religion
Educ 229 International EducationSociol 360 Urban Sociology
Educ 392B Racism in a Global Context (1cr)Sociol 384 Sociology of Love
English 132 Gender, Sexuality, Literature & CultureStocksch 282 Topics in Herbalism II (2 cr.)
English 144 World LiteratureStocksch 297F Traditional Herbal Medicinal Sys II (1 cr.)
English 298C World Cinema: Crime in World CinemaWGSS 201 Gender and Difference
English 491AS Arabian Nights in World Literature WGSS 392D Global Gays: Queer Histories & Geographies
English 491CF GlobalEmpires/Revolutions, 1780-1840WGSS 494TI Unthinking the Transnational
Geography 102 Intro to Human Geography 
Updated on 10/27/17. Course offerings are subject to change.
Some courses may be restricted to majors only or may require instructor consent. Please check SPIRE for more information.

 

Latin American Studies

Also, classes taught in Portuguese, Spanish, and Quechua

Anthro 100 Human NatureHistory 112H Intro to World Religions 
Anthro 104 Culture, Society & PeopleHistory 120 Latin America: The Colonial Period
Anthro 105 Language,Culture & CommunicationHistory 121 Modern Latin America
Anthro 234 Art in Cross-Cultural PerspectHistory 297U History of Refugees, Borders & Migration
Anthro 258 Food & CultureHistory 354 History of Mexico
Anthro 297DM Dragon Mythology: Global SymbolsHistory 392E The U.S. in Latin America
Arch 211 The CityHistory 397D Women & Colonial Rule in Africa
ArtHist 343 20th Cent. Architecture & GlobalizationHistory 397GS Global History of Sport
ArtHist 397E Orientalism in Western ArtHistory 397LA Enviroment History of Latin America
ArtHist 397V Vexed AntiquitiesHonors 201 Ideas that Change the World
Comm 212 Cultural Codes in CommunicationsJudaic 345 Making of Modern Jewry
Comm 342 History of Film IIJudaic 365 Anti-Semitism/Historic Perspective 
CompLit 100 International HorrorLinguist 101 People and their Language
CompLit 121 International Short StoryMidEast 190A Water,Oil& Blood:MidEast in Global Policy
CompLit 122 Spiritual AutobiographyMidEast 220 Middle East & the World: 1400-1800
CompLit 131 Brave New WorldMusic 150 Lively Arts
CompLit 141 Good and Evil East and WestPhilosophy 336 Existential Philosophy
CompLit 233 International FantasyPoliSci 111 Comparative Politics
CompLit 234 Myth, Folklore & Children's LiteraturePoliSci 277 Making a Global World
CompLit 330 Translation,Cross-Cultural CommunicationPoliSci 281 Comparative Political Economy
CompLit 391SF International SciFi CinemaPoliSci 290P Power,Privilege&Inequality on a Global Scale
Econ 305 Marxian EconomicsPoliSci 345 Revolution, Nationalism Impr Caribbean
Educ 229 International EducationResEcon 121 Hunger in the Global Economy
Educ 392B Racism in a Global Context (1cr)ResEcon 262 Environmental Economy
English 132 Gender, Sexuality & CultureSociol 283 Gender and Society
English 144 World LiteratureSociol 321 Sociology of Religion
English 298C World Cinema: Crime in World CinemaSociol 360 Urban Sociology
English 491AS Arabian Nights in World LiteratureSociol 384 Sociology of Love
English 491CF GlobalEmpires/Revolutions, 1780-1840Stocksch 282 Topics in Herbalism II (2 cr.)
FrenchSt African FilmStocksch 297F Traditional Herbal Medicinal Sys II (1 cr.)
Geography 102 Intro to Human GeographyWGSS 201 Gender and Difference
Geography 220 World Regional GeographyWGGS 392D Global Gays: Queer Histories & Geographies
History 111 World History Since 1500WGSS 494TI Unthinking the Transnational
Updated on 10/27/17. Course offerings are subject to change. 
Some courses may be restricted to majors only or may require instructor consent. Please check SPIRE for more information.

 

Middle Eastern Studies

Also, classes taught in Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, and Turkish

Anthro 100 Human NatureHistory 112H Intro to World Religions 
Anthro 104 Culture, Society & PeopleHistory 131 Middle Eastern History 1300 - Present
Anthro 105 Language, Culture & CommunicationHistory 297P Palestine 1948
Anthro 234 Art in Cross-Cultural PerspectiveHistory 297U History of Refugees, Borders & Migration
Anthro 258 Food and CultureHistory 342 Civilization of Islam II 
Anthro 297DM Dragon Mythology: Global SymbolsHistory 387 The Holocaust
Anthro 397MC Islam and Muslims in ChinaHistory 394TI Mongol and Turkish Empires
Anthro 397ME Kurdistan & Contemp MidEastHistory 397GS Global History of Sport
Arch 211 The CityHonors 201 Ideas that Change the World
ArtHist 343 20th Cent. Architecture & GlobalizationJudaic 102 Jewish Experience II
ArtHist 397E Orientalism in Western ArtJudaic 345 Making of Modern Jewry
ArtHist 397V Vexed AntiquitiesJudaic 365 Anti-Semitism/Historic Perspective 
Comm 212 Cultural Codes in CommunicationJudaic 366 Modern Israel: History, Society & Culture
Comm 342 History of Film IIJudaic 397B Jewish Art
CompLit 100 International HorrorLinguist 101 People and their Language
CompLit 121 International Short StoryMidEast 190A Water, Oil, and Blood/Global Policy
CompLit 122 Spiritual AutobiographyMidEast 190B Women, Gender, Sexuality in Middle East
CompLit 131 Brave New WorldMidEast 220 Middle East & the World: 1400-1800
CompLit 141 Good and Evil, East and WestMidEast 393R Islamic Political Thought
CompLit 233 International FantasyMusic 150 Lively Arts
CompLit 234 Myth, Folklore & Children's LiteraturePhil 336 Existential Philosophy
CompLit 261H Modern Arabic LiteraturePoliSci 111 Comparative Politics
CompLit 330 Translation,Cross-Cultural CommunicationPoliSci 277 Making a Global World
CompLit 391SF International SciFi CinemaPoliSci 281 Comparative Political Economy
Econ 305 Marxian EconomicsPoliSci 290P Power, Privilege & Inequality on a Global Scale
Educ 229 International Education ResEcon 121 Hunger in the Global Economy
Educ 392B Racism in a Global Context (1cr)ResEcon 262 Environmental Economy
English 132 Gender, Sexuality, Literature & CultureSociol 283 Gender and Society
English 144 World LiteratureSociol 321 Sociology of Religion
English 298C World Cinema: Crime in World CinemaSociol 360 Urban Sociology
English 491AS Arabian Nights in World Literature Sociol 384 Sociology of Love
English 491CF GlobalEmpires/Revolutions, 1780-1840Stocksch 282 Topics in Herbalism II (2 cr.)
Geography 102 Human LandscapeStocksch 297F Traditional Herbal Medicinal Sys II (1 cr.)
Geography 220 World Regional GeographyWGSS 201 Gender and Difference
German 376 The HolocaustWGSS 392D Global Gays: Queer Histories & Geographies
History 111 World History Since 1500WGSS 494TI Unthinking the Transnational
Updated on 10/27/17. Course offerings are subject to change.
Some courses may be restricted to majors only or may require instructor consent. Please check SPIRE for more information.

 

Northern European Studies

Also, classes taught in Dutch, German, or Swedish

Anthro 100 Human NatureHistory 181 History of Western Sci/Tech II
Anthro 104 Culture, Society & PeopleHistory 241 The Irish Experience
Anthro 105 Language, Culture & CommunicationHistory 297U History of Refugees, Borders & Migration
Anthro 234 Art in Cross-Cultural PerspectiveHistory 323 Modern German History
Anthro 258 Food and CultureHistory 331 English History 1688-Present
Anthro 297DM Dragon Mythology: Global SymbolsHistory 342 Civilization of Islam II 
Arch 211 The CityHistory 387 The Holocaust
ArtHist 343 20th Cent. Architecture & GlobalizationHistory 392AH Ancient Heritage and Modern Racism
ArtHist 397E Orientalism in Western ArtHistory 397GS Global History of Sport
ArtHist 397V Vexed AntiquitiesHistory 397RE Race, Sex, and Empire: Britain & India
Comm 212 Cultural Coldes in CommunicationHistory 397ST Sci/Tech/War in 20th Cen. US/Europe
Comm 342 History of Film IIHistory 492H Witchcraft, Magic & Science
CompLit 100 International HorrorHonors 201H Ideas that Change the World
CompLit 121 International Short StoryJudaic 102 Jewish Experience II
CompLit 122 Spiritual AutobiographyJudaic 345 Making of Modern Jewry
CompLit 131 Brave New WorldJudaic 365 Anti-Semitism in Historical Perspective
CompLit 141 Good and Evil, East and WestJudaic 397B Jewish Art
CompLit 233 International FantasyLinguist 101 People and their Language
CompLit 234 Myth, Folklore & Children's LiteratureMideast 190A Water,Oil&Blood:MidEast in Global Policy
CompLit 320 Irish Writers and Cultural ContextMideast 220 Middle East & the World: 1400-1800
CompLit 330 Translation, Cross-Cultural CommunicationMusic 150 Lively Arts
CompLit 383 Narrative Avant-Garde FilmPhil 336 Existential Philosophy
CompLit 391SF International SciFi CinemaPoliSci 111 Comparative Politics
Econ 305 Marxian EconomicsPoliSci 277 Making a Global World
Educ 229 International Education PoliSci 281 Comparative Political Economy
Educ 392B Racism in a Global Context (1cr)PoliSci 290P Power,Privilege&Inequality/Global Scale
English 132 Gender, Sexuality & CultureResEcon 121 Hunger in the Global Economy
English 144 World LiteratureResEcon 262 Environmental Economy
English 298C World CinemaScandin 265 Scandinavian Mythology
English 491AS Arabian Nights in World Literature Scandin 598B Humor & Satire in Scandin Literature 
English 491CF Glb Empires/Revolutions 1780-1840Sociol 283 Gender and Society
German 311 Reading German CultureSociol 321 Sociology of Religion
German 323 Modern German HistorySociol 360 Urban Sociology
German 376 The HolocaustSociol 384 Sociology of Love
Geography 102 Intro to Human GeographyStocksch 282 Topics in Herbalism II (2 cr.)
Geography 220 World Regional GeographyStocksch 297F Traditional Herbal Medicinal Sys II (1 cr.)
History 101 Western Thought Since 1600WGSS 201 Gender and Difference
History 111 World History Since 1500WGSS 392D Global Gays:Queer Histories & Geographies
History 112H Intro to World Religions WGSS 494TI Unthinking the Transnational
Updated on 10/31/17. Course offerings are subject to change.
Some courses may be restricted to majors only or may require instructor consent. Please check SPIRE for more information.

 

Eastern European Studies

Also, classes taught in Bosnian, Croatian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, and Yiddish

Anthro 100 Human NatureHistory 111 World History Since 1500
Anthro 104 Culture, Society & PeopleHistory 112H Intro to World Religions 
Anthro 105 Language, Culture & CommunicationHistory 181 History of Western Sci/Tech II
Anthro 234 Art in Cross-Cultural PerspectiveHistory 297U History of Refugees, Borders & Migration
Anthro 258 Food & CultureHistory 342 Civilization of Islam II 
Anthro 297DM Dragon Mythology: Global SymbolsHistory 387 The Holocaust
Arch 211 The CityHistory 392AH Ancient Heritage and Modern Racism
ArtHist 110 Survey: Renaissance-Modern ArtHistory 397GS Global History of Sport
ArtHist 343 20th Cent. Architecture & GlobalizationHistory 397ST Sci/Tech/War in 20th Cen. US/Europe
ArtHist 397E Orientalism in Western ArtHistory 492H Witchcraft, Magic & Science
ArtHist 397V Vexed AntiquitiesHonors 201 Ideas that Change the World
Comm 212 Cultural Codes in CommunicationJudaic 102 Jewish Experience II
Comm 342 History of Film IIJudaic 345 Making of Modern Jewry
CompLit 100 International HorrorJudaic 365 Anti-Semitism/Historic Perspective 
CompLit 121 International Short StoryJudaic 397B Jewish Art
CompLit 122 Spiritual AutobiographyLinguist 101 People and their Language
CompLit 131 Brave New WorldMidEast 190A Water,Oil&Blood:MidEast in Global Policy
CompLit 141 Good and Evil, East and WestMidEast 220 Middle East & the World: 1400-1800
CompLit 233 International FantasyMusic 150 Lively Arts
CompLit 234 Myth, Folklore & Children's LiteraturePhil 336 Existential Philosophy
CompLit 330 Translation, Cross-Cultural CommunicationPoliSci 111 Comparative Politics
CompLit 383 Narrative Avant-Garde FilmPoliSci 277 Making a Global World
CompLit 391PR Proverbs, Riddles & IdiomsPoliSci 281 Comparative Political Economy
Econ 305 Marxian EconomicsPoliSci 290P Power,Privilege&Inequality on a Global Scale
Educ 229 International Education ResEcon 121 Hunger in the Global Economy
Educ 392B Racism in a Global Context (1cr)REsEcon 262 Environmental Economy
English 132 Gender, Sexuality & CultureSociol 283 Gender and Society
English 144 World LiteratureSociol 321 Sociology of Religion
English 298C World Cinema: Crime in World CinemaSociol 360 Urban Sociology
English 491AS Arabian Nights in World LiteratureSociol 384 Sociology of Love
English 491CF Global Empires/Revolutions, 1780-1840Stocksch 282 Topics in Herbalism II (2 cr.)
Geography 102 Intro to Human GeographyStocksch 297F Traditional Herbal Medicinal Sys II (1 cr.)
Geography 220 World Regional GeographyWGSS 201 Gender and Difference
German 376 The HolocaustWGSS 392D Global Gays: Queer Histories & Geographies
History 101 Western Thought Since 1600WGSS 494TI Unthinking the Transnational
Updated on 10/31/17. Course offerings are subject to change.
Some courses may be restricted to majors only or may require instructor consent. Please check SPIRE for more information.

 

Southern European Studies

Also, classes taught in French, Greek, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, and Spanish

Anthro 100 Human NatureHistory 297U History of Refugees, Borders & Migration
Anthro 104 Culture, Society & PeopleHistory 308 French Revolution & Napoleon
Anthro 105 Language, Culture & CommunicationHistory 323 Modern German History
Anthro 234 Art in Cross-Cultural PerspectiveHistory 331 English History 1688-Present
Anthro 258 Food and CultureHistory 342 Civilization of Islam II 
Anthro 297DM Dragon Mythology: Global SymbolsHistory 387 The Holocaust
Arch 211 The CityHistory 392AH Ancient Heritage and Modern Racism
ArtHist 110 Survey: Renaissance-Modern ArtHistory 397GS Global History of Sport
ArtHist 313 High Renaissance Art & Mannerisms/ItalyHistory 397LA Environmental History of Latin America
ArtHist 343 20th Cent. Architecture & GlobalizationHistory 397RE Race, Sex, and Empire: Britain & India
ArtHist 397E Orientalism in Western ArtHistory 397ST Sci/Tech/War in 20th Cen. US/Europe
ArtHist 397V Vexed AntiquitiesHistory 492H Witchcraft, Magic & Science
Comm 212 Cultural Codes in CommunicationHonors 201H Ideas that Change the World
Comm 342 History of Film IIItalian 297K Food, History & Cultural Identity in Italy
CompLit 100 International HorrorItalian 497LC The Liar's Circus: Federico Fellini & Legacy
CompLit 121 International Short StoryJudaic 102 Jewish Experience II
CompLit 122 Spiritual AutobiographyJudaic 345 Making of Modern Jewry
CompLit 131 Brave New WorldJudaic 365 Anti-Semitism in Historical Perspective
CompLit 141 Good and Evil, East and WestJudaic 397B Jewish Art
CompLit 233 International FantasyLinguist 101 People and their Language
CompLit 234 Myth, Folklore & Children's LiteratureMideast 190A Water,Oil&Blood:MidEast in Global Policy
CompLit 330 Translation, Cross-Cultural CommunicationMideast 220 Middle East & the World: 1400-1800
CompLit 383 Narrative Avant-Garde FilmMusic 150 Lively Arts
CompLit 391SF International SciFi CinemaPhil 336 Existential Philosophy
Econ 305 Marxian EconomicsPoliSci 111 Comparative Politics
Educ 229 International Education PoliSci 277 Making a Global World
Educ 392B Racism in a Global Context (1cr)PoliSci 281 Comparative Political Economy
English 132 Gender, Sexuality & CulturePoliSci 290P Power,Privilege&Inequality/Global Scale
English 144 World LiteratureResEcon 121 Hunger in the Global Economy
English 298C World CinemaResEcon 262 Environmental Economy
English 491AS The Arabian Nights in World LiteratureSociol 283 Gender and Society
English 491CF Glb Empires/Revolutions 1780-1840Sociol 321 Sociology of Religion
FrenchSt 289 Paris Through the CenturiesSociol 360 Urban Sociology
Geography 102 Intro to Human GeographySociol 384 Sociology of Love
Geography 220 World Regional GeographySpanish 415 Culture and Civilization in Spain
German 323 Modern German HistoryStocksch 282 Topics in Herbalism II (2 cr.)
German 376 The HolocaustStocksch 297F Traditional Herbal Medicinal Sys II (1 cr.)
History 101 Western Thought Since 1600WGSS 201 Gender and Difference
History 111 World History Since 1500WGSS 392D Global Gays:Queer Histories & Geographies
History 112H Intro to World Religions WGSS 494TI Unthinking the Transnational
History 181 History of Western Sci/Tech II 
Updated on 10/27/17 Course offerings are subject to change.
Some courses may be restricted to majors only or may require instructor consent. Please check SPIRE for more information.