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    K-State Undergraduate Catalog 2000-2002
     

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    International Studies

    Bradley A. Shaw, Director
    215 Eisenhower Hall
    785-532-1988
    Fax: 785-532-7004
    E-mail: ias@ksu.edu
    www.ksu.edu/ias

    The international studies program promotes understanding of the international community. The program encourages a substantial distribution of foreign and international course work under the direct, personal guidance of an interdisciplinary faculty committee. Students must enroll in another major before taking international studies as a secondary major.

    Students who complete the secondary major in international studies are expected to include the following within their areas of knowledge or competency: speaking capability in a foreign language; basic geographic knowledge of the world; ability to understand and analyze cultures other than their own; some understanding of developmental processes; some understanding of international relations and processes of interaction; and some integration of their program of study into a meaningful and coherent whole.

    Requirements
    Students must complete the equivalent of four semesters of a modern foreign language. They must also complete 24 hours of course work, distributed as follows:

    Geographic knowledge
    University General Education courseGEOG 100 World Regional Geography

    Cultural understanding
    ANTH 200,
      201, or University General Education course204 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

    International relations
    At least one course marked I in the approved course list.

    Program integration
    DAS 425 Senior Research in International Studies
    or approved alternative.

    During the senior year, the student will write a research paper or complete a project on an international topic. The research may be an honors thesis or design project in one of the participating colleges, or it may involve independent study. Students may enroll in DAS 425 or in an approved alternative course. In all cases, the student must have the permission of a faculty member to supervise and evaluate the work. All students enrolled in Senior Research in International Studies must have their topics approved by the director of the secondary major in international studies.

    Electives
    The remaining 12 hours may be taken from the approved course listing. No more than 6 hours (of the 24) may be applied from a single discipline, and no more than 6 hours may be counted toward both a secondary major in an area studies program and in international studies. Students are encouraged to take courses in more than one college, and are required to consult with the international studies director on the design and coherence of their international studies program.

    Courses listed below are representative of those for which students may receive credit in international studies. Alternative courses may be approved by petition to the program director. New program options are being planned. Note that often appropriate courses are offered under categories such as ``topics,'' ``special studies,'' ``problems,'' or ``seminar.'' For the current list of approved courses and new program developments, call or write the director, or view the list at the international and area studies website.

    Interdisciplinary course
    DAS 425. Senior Research in International Studies. (3) I, II. A research paper or project on an international topic. Pr.: Completion of 15 hours of course work in international studies secondary major.

    Departmental electives
    College of Agriculture

    GENAG 505Comparative Agriculture 1-4
    AGEC 415Global Agricultural Economy, Hunger, and Poverty 3
    AGEC 623International Agricultural Trade I 3
    I
    FOR 643Agroforestry 2
     
    College of Architecture, Planning, and Design
    ARCH 655Foreign Seminar var.
     
    College of Arts and Sciences
    Anthropology
    ANTH 220Introduction to Linguistic
    Anthropology 3
    ANTH 505Introduction to the Civilization
    of South Asia I 3
    ANTH 506Introduction to the Civilization
    of South Asia II 3
    ANTH 508Male and Female 3
    ANTH 510Kinship and Marriage 3
    ANTH 511Cultural Ecology and Economy 3
    ANTH 512Political Anthropology 3
    ANTH 536African American Cultures 3
    ANTH 545Cultures of India and Pakistan 3
    ANTH 550Cultures of Africa 3
    ANTH 604Culture and Personality 3
    ANTH 618Religion in Culture 3
    ANTH 633Gender, Power, and International
    Development 3
    ANTH 634Indigenous Peoples and Cultures
    of Latin America 3
    ANTH 673Mesoamerican Archaeology 3
    ANTH 685Race and Culture 3
     
    Art
    ART 628Foreign Studies in Art History 1-6
    ART 630Foreign Studies in Studio Art 1-6
     
    Economics
    ECON 505Introduction to the Civilization
    of South Asia I 3
    ECON 506Introduction to the Civilization
    of South Asia II 3
    ECON 507The Japanese Economy 3
    ECON 636Capitalism and Socialism 3
    ECON 681International Trade 3
    I
    ECON 682Economics of Underdeveloped
    Countries 3
     
    Geography
    University General Education courseGEOG 200 Human Geography  3
    University General Education courseGEOG 300 Geography of Tourism  3
    University General Education courseGEOG 440 Geography of Natural Resources  3
    GEOG 450 Geography of Economic Behavior  3
    GEOG 505Introduction to the Civilization of
    South Asia I 3
    GEOG 506Introduction to the Civilization of
    South Asia II 3
    GEOG 620Geography of Latin America 3
    GEOG 640Geography of Europe 3
    GEOG 650Geography of Former Soviet Lands 3
    GEOG 715World Population Patterns 3
    GEOG 720Geography of Land Use 3
    GEOG 730World Agricultural Systems 3
    GEOG 760Human Impact on the Environment 3
     
    History
    HIST 303Latin American History, and
    Civilization 3
    HIST 505Introduction to the Civilization
    of South Asia I 3
    HIST 506Introduction to the Civilization
    of South Asia II 3
    HIST 507China Since 1644 3
    HIST 508Introduction to the Modern
    East Asia 3
    HIST 509Japan Since 1550 3
    HIST 543The U.S. and World Affairs,
    1776-Present 3
    HIST 544History of U.S.-Soviet Relations
    Since 1917 3
    I
    HIST 560Latin American Nations 3
    HIST 562Modern Mexico 3
    HIST 573Twentieth-Century Europe 3
    HIST 574Europe Since World War II 3
    HIST 577European Diplomatic History
    Since Napoleon 3
    I
    HIST 582Eastern Europe Since 1914 3
    HIST 591The Russian Empire 3
    HIST 592Twentieth-Century Russia 3
     
    Mass communications
    MC 725International Communications 3
     
    Modern languages
    FREN 502French Literature in Translation 3
    GRMN 502German Literature in Translation 3
    RUSSN 504Russian Literature in Translation:
    The 19th Century 3
    SPAN 505Spanish Literature in Translation 3
    MLANG 507European Literature in Translation 3
    RUSSN 508Russian Literature in Translation:
    The Soviet Period 3
    University General Education courseFREN 514 French Civilization  3
    GRMN 530German Civilization 3
    SPAN 565Spanish Civilization 3
    SPAN 566Hispanic-American Civilization 3
     
    Political science
    POLSC333World Politics 3
    POLSC 505Introduction to the Civilization
    of South Asia I3
    POLSC 506Introduction to the Civilization
    of South Asia II3
    POLSC 541International Relations 3
    I
    POLSC 543American Foreign Policy 3
    POLSC 545The Politics of Developing
    Nations 3
    POLSC 621West European Politics 3
    POLSC 622Latin American Politics 3
    POLSC 623South Asian Politics 3
    POLSC 624Middle Eastern Politics 3
    POLSC 625Southeast Asian Politics 3
    POLSC 626African Politics 3
    POLSC 627Eastern and Central European Politics 3
    POLSC 628Comparative Security
    Establishments 3
    POLSC 629Administration in Developing
    Nations 3
    POLSC 630Politics of Russia and the Former Soviet Union 3
    POLSC 631Comparative Civil-Military Relations 3
    POLSC 642International Conflict 3
    I
    POLSC 645International Politics of Europe 3
    I
    POLSC 647International Law 3
    I
    POLSC 649International Defense Strategies 3
    I
    POLSC 651International Organization 3
    I
    POLSC 652International Politics of
    South Asia 3
    I
    POLSC 653International Politics of the
    Middle East 3
    I
    POLSC 654International Politics of Africa 3
    I
    POLSC 754Professional Diplomat and Foreign Policy Formation 3
    I
    POLSC 756International Political Economy 3
     
    I
     
    Sociology
    SOCIO 505Introduction to the Civilization
    of South Asia I 3
    SOCIO 506Introduction to the Civilization
    of South Asia II 3
    SOCIO 507Political Sociology of
    Latin America 3
    SOCIO 535Population Dynamics 3
    SOCIO 618Religion in Culture 3
    SOCIO 633Gender, Power, and International
    Development 3
    SOCIO 635The Socioeconomic and Environmental
    Impacts of NAFTA 3
    SOCIO 738Inter-American Migration 1
    SOCIO 742Society and Change in South Asia 3
     
    Women's studies
    University General Education courseWOMST 380 Women and Global Change  3

    College of Business Administration

    FINAN 554International Financial
    Management 3
    MANGT 690International Management 3
    MKTG 544International Marketing 3
     
    I
     
    College of Human Ecology
    FN 702Nutrition in Developing
    Countries 3
     
    Topics within Secondary Majors:
    dAmerican Ethnic Studies dInternational Studies dWomen's Studies
    dGerontology dLatin American Studies   
    dIndustrial and Labor Relations dNatural Resources and Environmental Sciences   
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    Kansas State University
    November 10, 2000