Foundation Courses in the 18 BGInS Specializations

Depending on their Specialization, students must take 0.5 to 2.0 credits first year foundation courses. Below is a listing of the mandatory foundation courses by Specialization.

Africa and Globalization
AFRI 1001 (0.5 credits), Introduction to African Studies I
AFRI 1002 (0.5 credits), Introduction to Issues in African Studies II
Global Media and Communication
COMS 1000 (1.0 credit), Introduction to Communication and Media Studies
Europe and Russia in the World
EURR 1001 (0.5 credits), Introduction to European and Russian Studies
Global Politics
GPOL 1500 (0.5 credits), Debates in Global Politics
French and Francophone Studies
FYSM 1408 (1.0 credit), World Literature in French
Globalization and the Environment
GEOG 1010 (0.5 credits), Global Environmental Systems
GEOG 1020/ENST 1020 (0.5 credits), People, Places and Environments
Global and Transnational History
HIST 1707 (1.0 credit), World History
Globalization, Culture and Power
ANTH 1001 (0.5 credits), Introduction to Anthropology
OR
ANTH 1002 (0.5 credits), Introduction to Issues in Anthropology
Global Development
GINS 1100 (0.5 credits), Introduction to Global Development
ANTH 1001 (0.5 credits), Introduction to Anthropology
OR
ANTH 1002 (0.5 credits), Introduction to Issues in Anthropology
ECON 1001 (0.5 credits), Introduction to Microeconomics
AND
ECON 1002 (0.5 credits), Introduction to Macroeconomics
OR
FYSM 1003 (1.0 credit), Introduction to Economics
International Economic Policy
ECON 1001 (0.5 credits), Introduction to Microeconomics
AND
ECON 1002 (0.5 credits), Introduction to Macroeconomics
OR
FYSM 1003 (1.0 credit), Introduction to Economics
Global Genders and Sexualities
WGST 1808 (1.0 credit), Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies
Latin American and Caribbean Studies
LACS 1001 (0.5 credits), Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies I
LACS 1002 (0.5 credits), Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies II
Global Inequalities and Social Change
SOCI 1001 (0.5 credits), Introduction to Sociology I
AND
SOCI 1002 (0.5 credits), Introduction to Sociology II
OR
SOCI 1003 (1.0 credit), Introduction to Sociological Perspectives
Migration and Diaspora Studies
ENGL 1009 (0.5 credits), Literature in Global Context
ENGL 1010 (0.5 credits), Writing an English Essay
SOCI 1001 (0.5 credits), Introduction to Sociology I
SOCI 1002 (0.5 credits), Introduction to Sociology II
Global Law and Social Justice
LAWS 1001 (0.5 credits), Introduction to Legal Studies 1
LAWS 1002 (0.5 credits), Introduction to Legal Studies 2
Teaching English in Global Contexts
ALDS 1001 (0.5 credits): Language Matters: Introduction to ALDS
LING 1001 (0.5 credits): Introduction to Linguistics 1
Global Literatures
ENGL 1009 (0.5 credits), Literature in Global Context
ENGL 1010 (0.5 credits), Writing an English Essay
Global Religions: Identity and Community
RELI 1741 (0.5 credit) Global Religions: Identity and Community
1.0 credit from:
RELI 1710 (0.5 credit) Judaism, Christianity, Islam
OR
RELI 1715 (0.5 credit) South Asian Religions
OR
RELI 1716 (0.5 credit) East Asian Religions
OR
RELI 1720 (0.5 credit) Indigenous Religions in a Global Context