Global Studies Track | BAS & BLS
The University of Iowa

The Global Studies track enables students to understand global issues and perspectives.

The track requires 12 s.h. of foundation course work and 18 s.h. of upper-level course work (courses numbered 3000 or above) offered by distance education.

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Foundation course work—Must complete 12 s.h.

  • ANTH:2100 Anthropology and Contemporary World Problems (3 s.h.)
  • ANTH:2261 Human Impacts on the Environment (3 s.h.)
  • ARTH:1040 Arts of Africa (3 s.h.)
  • ARTH:1070/CHIN:1070 Asian Art and Culture (3 s.h.)
  • CBE:2040 Environment, Energy, and Climate Change (3 s.h.)
  • CLSA:1181/GHS:1181 Ancient Medicine (3 s.h.)
  • CLSA:1840 Roman Civilization (3 s.h.)
  • CRIM:2430 Comparative Criminal Justice Systems (3 s.h.)
  • ECON:1200 Principles of Macroeconomics (4 s.h.)
  • EES:1040 Evolution and the History of Life (3 s.h.)
  • FREN:1006 Global Sports and National Cultures (3 s.h.)
  • HIST:1403 The West and the World: Modern (3 s.h.)
  • HRTS:2115/IS:2115 Introduction to Human Rights (3 s.h.)
  • IS:2020 World Events Today! (3 s.h.)
  • POLI:1400 Introduction to Comparative Politics (3 s.h.)
  • POLI:1500 Introduction to International Relations (3 s.h.)
  • POLI:1501 Introduction to American Foreign Policy (3 s.h.)
  • RELS:1015 Global Religious Conflict and Diversity (3 s.h.)
  • RELS:1130/HIST:1030 Introduction to Islamic Civilization (3 s.h.)
  • RELS:2852/GWSS:2052 Women in Islam and the Middle East (3 s.h.)
  • STAT:1020/PSQF:1020 Elementary Statistics and Inference (3.s.h.)
  • OR STAT:1030 Statistics for Business (4 s.h.)
  • World Languages General Education Courses (up to 6 s.h.)

Upper-level course work—Must complete 18 s.h.