Program Requirements

Bachelor of Global and International Studies (B.G.In.S.)

Note: Details regarding graduation requirements, the international experience requirement, and the language requirement for the B.G.In.S. degree can be found at the B.G.In.S. program page.

Stream in Latin American and Caribbean Studies
B.G.In.S. General (15.0 credits)

Credits Included in the Major CGPA (8.0 credits)
1.  4.0 credits in: Core Courses 4.0
GINS 1000 [0.5]
Global History
GINS 1010 [0.5]
International Law and Politics
GINS 1020 [0.5]
Ethnography, Globalization and Culture
GINS 2000 [0.5]
Ethics and Globalization
GINS 2010 [0.5]
Globalization and International Economic Issues
GINS 2020 [0.5]
Global Literatures
GINS 3010 [0.5]
Global and International Theory
GINS 3020 [0.5]
Places, Boundaries, Movements and Global Environmental Change
2.  4.0 credits from: the Stream 4.0
Note: Language Requirement – Students choosing the Latin America and Caribbean Studies Stream must fulfil their language requirement with a language relevant to Latin American and the Caribbean other than English. The Program Director will maintain a list of those languagages suitable for meeting this requirement.
a. Foundations
LACS 1001 [0.5]
Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies I
LACS 1002 [0.5]
Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies II
b. History
HIST 2308 [0.5]
Colonial Latin America
HIST 2309 [0.5]
Modern Latin America
HIST 2710 [0.5]
Introduction to Caribbean History
c. Politics
PSCI 3204 [0.5]
Politics of Latin America
PSCI 3205 [0.5]
Mexican Politics
d. Courses with LACS Content
ANTH 2640 [0.5]
Andean Ethnography
ANTH 2650 [0.5]
Ethnography of Mesoamerica
ENGL 2956 [0.5]
Literatures of the Americas I
ENGL 2957 [0.5]
Literatures of the Americas II
GEOG 3023 [0.5]
Cities in a Global World
GEOG 3025 [0.5]
Geographies of Selected Regions
GEOG 3030 [0.5]
Regional Field Excursion
GINS 3900 [0.5]
International Placement
HIST 3704 [0.5]
Aztecs
HIST 3710 [0.5]
Themes in Caribbean History
HIST 3712 [0.5]
Social History of Mexico
HIST 3713 [0.5]
Gender and Sexuality in Latin America
e. Context
ANTH 2020 [0.5]
Race and Ethnicity
ANTH 2040 [0.5]
Anthropology and Gender
ANTH 2850 [0.5]
Development and Underdevelopment
ANTH 3020 [0.5]
Studies in Race and Ethnicity
ANTH 3027 [0.5]
Studies in Globalization and Human Rights
ECON 3508 [0.5]
Introduction to Economic Development
ENGL 3965 [0.5]
Intro to Postcolonial Theory
GEOG 2200 [0.5]
Global Connections
GEOG 2300 [0.5]
Space, Place and Culture
GEOG 3021 [0.5]
Geographies of Culture and Identity
GEOG 3024 [0.5]
Understanding Globalization
GEOG 3209 [0.5]
Sustainability and Environment in the South
GEOG 3404 [0.5]
Geographies of Economic Development
HIST 3217 [0.5]
Empire and Globalization
HUMR 2202 [0.5]
Power Relations and Human Rights
HUMR 2401 [0.5]
Political Repression: Impacts and Responses
HUMR 3501 [0.5]
Social, Economic and Cultural Rights
HUMR 3503 [0.5]
Global Environmental Justice
LAWS 3208 [0.5]
International Trade Regulation
PSCI 2102 [0.5]
Comparative Politics of the Global South
PSCI 3105 [0.5]
Imperialism
PSCI 3307 [0.5]
Politics of Human Rights
PSCI 3502 [0.5]
Gender and Politics: Global South
PSCI 3600 [0.5]
International Institutions
PSCI 3802 [0.5]
Globalization and Human Rights
B. Credits Not Included in the Major CGPA (7.0 credits):
3.  7.0 credits in: Free Electives 7.0
C. Additional Requirements
4. The Language requirement must be met.
Total Credits 15.0