Globalization, Ethnicity and Development Minor Requirements

A minimum total of eighteen (18) credit hours are required distributed as follows.
(Please note that Development Sociology majors are NOT eligible for this minor.)

1. Required courses

  • DSOC 2050 / SOC 2060 - International Development
  • DSOC 3700 / SOC 3710 - Comparative Social Inequalities

2. Choose one (1) of the following courses

  • DSOC 2090/SOC 2090 - Social Inequality
  • DSOC 2220/SOC 2220 - Controversies About Inequality
  • DSOC 3200 - Rethinking Global Development
  • DSOC 4300 - Human Migration: Internal and International

3. Choose three (3) of the following courses, no more than two (2) in any one area

Africana Studies

  • ASRC 1600 - Black Families and the Socialization of Black Children
  • ASRC 3200 - Politics of Global Africa
  • ASRC 4201 - Islam in Africa and Its Diaspora (also DSOC 4630 / NES 4710)
  • ASRC 4601 - Innovation in Africa and the Diaspora (also EDUC 4590)

American Studies

  • AMST 2501 - Race and Popular Culture (also HIST 2510)
  • AMST 3191 - Racial and Ethnic Politics in the U.S. (also LSP 3190, GOVT 3190)
  • AMST 3030 - African-American Women in Slavery and Freedom (also HIST 3030, FGSS 3070)

American Indian Studies

  • AIS 1110 - Intro. to AIS II: Contemporary Issues in Indigenous North America (also AMST 1601)
  • AIS 2660 - Everything You Know About Indians is Wrong: Unlearning Native American History (also AMST 2660, HIST 2660)
  • AIS 2390 - Iroquois History (also AMST 2390, HIST 2390)

Asian Studies

  • ASIAN 3388 - Theorizing Gender and Race in Asian Histories and Literatures (also COML 3980, FGSS 3580)
  • ASIAN 4462 - Religion, Colonialism, and Nationalism in South and Southeast Asia (also RELST 4462)

Asian American Studies

  • AAS 1100 - Introduction to Asian American Studies
  • AAS 2100 - South Asian Diasporic Locations (also ANTHR 2410)
  • AAS 2130 - Introduction to Asian American History (also AMST 2640, HIST 2640)
  • AAS 3030 - Asians in the Americas: A Comparative Perspective (also ANTHR 3703)
  • AAS 3470 - Asian American Women’s History (also AMST 3470, FGSS 3470, HIST 3470)
  • AAS 4970 - Jim Crow and Exclusion-Era America (also AMST 4970, HIST 4970)

Latin American Studies Program

  • LATA 3290 - Comparative Politics of Latin America (also DSOC 3290, GOVT 3290)

Latino Studies Program

  • LSP 2010 - Latinos in the United States (also AMST 2655, DSOC 2650, SOC 2650)
  • LSP 2200 - Sociology of Health and Ethnic Minorities (also DSOC 2200)
  • LSP 2250 - The U.S.-Mexico Border: History, Culture, Representation (also AMST 2250, HIST 2250, LATA 2250)
  • LSP 3191 - Racial and Ethnic Politics in the U.S. (also AMST 3191, GOVT 3191)
  • LSP 3550 - Latinos, Law and Identity AMST 3570, DSOC 3750
  • LSP 3750 - Comparative U.S. Racial and Ethnic Relations AMST 3750, DSOC 3750
  • LSP 3777 - The United States (also AMST 3777, ANTHR 3777)

Only courses taken for a letter grade for which a grade of "C" or better is earned will count toward the minor. Courses taken with an "S/U" option will NOT count.

If you are interested in receiving credit for a course not on this list, please see our Course Substitution Policy.

How to Enroll

Complete a Global Minor Application and send it to the Undergraduate Program Coordinator via email or in person.