Foundation Courses in the 17 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

Europe and Russia in the World
EURR 1001 (0.5 credits), Introduction to European and Russian Studies

French and Francophone Studies
FYSM 1408 (1.0 credit), World Literature in French

Global and Transnational History
HIST 1707 (1.0 credit), World History

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 1000 (1.0 credit), Introduction to Economics    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

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

Global Law and Social Justice
LAWS 1000 (1.0 credit), Introduction to Legal Studies

Global Literatures
ENGL 1009 (0.5 credits), Literature in Global Context
ENGL 1010 (0.5 credits), Writing an English Essay

Global Media and Communication
COMS 1000 (1.0 credit), Introduction to Communication and Media Studies

Global Politics
GPOL 1500 (0.5 credits), Debates in Global Politics

Globalization and the Environment
GEOG 1010 (0.5 credits), Global Environmental Systems
GEOG 1020/ENST 1020 (0.5 credits), People, Places and Environments

Globalization, Culture and Power
ANTH 1001 (0.5 credits), Introduction to Anthropology OR ANTH 1002 (0.5 credits), Introduction to Issues in Anthropology

International Economic Policy
ECON 1000 (1.0 credit), Introduction to Economics    OR FYSM 1003 (1.0 credit), Introduction to Economics

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

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

Teaching English in Global Contexts
ALDS 1001 (0.5 credits): Language Matters: Introduction to ALDS
LING 1001 (0.5 credits): Introduction to Linguistics 1