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This is a list of all courses offered in the program. Visit the Upcoming Courses page for a list of courses offered for the current and next two semesters.

GLOBAL 101 Introduction to Global Studies I: People and Politics
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Fundamental aspects of globalization; how economic, political, and cultural globalism affects contemporary societies.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Spring 2022, Fall 2021, Spring 2021, Fall 2020.

GLOBAL 192 First-Year Seminar:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Specific topics announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194).
Last Taught: Fall 2012.

GLOBAL 193 First-Year Seminar:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Specific topics announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Course Rules: Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194).
Last Taught: Spring 2006.

GLOBAL 194 First-Year Seminar:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Selected topics announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: NS
Course Rules: Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194).

GLOBAL 199 Independent Study
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
Independent work under supervision of faculty or academic staff member. For further information, consult the program director.
Prerequisites: 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, prog dir, & asst dean for SAS.
Course Rules: Retakable to 6 cr max.

GLOBAL 201 Introduction to Global Studies II: Economics and the Environment
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Link between International trade and environmental change; conditions related to global economy; political impact of environmental change; human dimensions of international trade and environmental change.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Spring 2022, Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Spring 2020.

GLOBAL 202 Introduction to Global Studies III: Globalization and Technology
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Globalization and information technology: history of and current trends in global transfer of technology; contemporary issues in information technology; media convergences and divisions.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Spring 2022, Fall 2020, Summer 2019, Spring 2019.

GLOBAL 203 Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Theories and approaches for understanding and managing conflict; skills and strategies for building peace.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Course Rules: GLOBAL 203 and PEACEST 203 are jointly offered and count as repeats of one another. Previously PEACEST 201.
Last Taught: Spring 2022, Fall 2021.

GLOBAL 289 Internship in Global Studies, Lower Division
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Application of basic principles of global studies in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.
Prerequisites: GLOBAL 101(P); 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
Course Rules: Min 40 hrs in internship required for 1 cr. Retakable to 6 cr max.

GLOBAL 297 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate.
Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.
Prerequisites: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Summer 2022, Spring 2022, Fall 2021, Summer 2021.

GLOBAL 299 Ad Hoc:
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.
Prerequisites: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Fall 2012, Spring 2012, Fall 2011.

GLOBAL 301 Introduction to Global Health
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Overview of the broad field of global health, using the United Nations (U.N.) Sustainable Development Goals as a framework for the class.
Prerequisites: none.
Course Rules: GLOBAL 301 and NURS 301 are jointly offered and count as repeats of one another.

GLOBAL 311 Contexts for Global Management
3 cr. Undergraduate.
How globalization can impact the success or failure of business decisions; how business decisions can impact globalization; management in a global context.
Prerequisites: junior standing.
Last Taught: Fall 2021, Fall 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017.

GLOBAL 321 The Global City in History
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Key issues in history of the global city from Mesopotamia to the age of globalization; changing role of urban centers; global dimensions of Milwaukee's history.
Prerequisites: junior standing.
Last Taught: Fall 2011, Fall 2010, Spring 2008.

GLOBAL 351 Language, Media, and Social Practice in Global Communications
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Explores the impact of global communications on languages and cultures; examines implications of globalization for technologically mediated forms of communication and related social practices.
Prerequisites: junior standing.
Last Taught: Fall 2021, Fall 2020, Spring 2020, Fall 2019.

GLOBAL 361 Environment and Sustainability
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Different answers to 'what is sustainability?' given by ecological and social thinkers.
Prerequisites: junior standing.
Last Taught: Fall 2014.

GLOBAL 361G Environment and Sustainability
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Different answers to 'what is sustainability?' given by ecological and social thinkers.
Prerequisites: junior standing.
Last Taught: Fall 2014.

GLOBAL 362 System Failure: Globalization and Language Extinction
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Role of globalization in the projected extinction of a large number of the world's languages within the next century.
Prerequisites: junior standing; a course in social science; a course in linguistic anthropology; or consent of instructor.
Course Rules: AIS 362, ANTHRO 362, & GLOBAL 362 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Spring 2012.

GLOBAL 362G System Failure: Globalization and Language Extinction
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Role of globalization in the projected extinction of a large number of the world's languages within the next century.
Prerequisites: junior standing; a course in social science; a course in linguistic anthropology; or consent of instructor.
Course Rules: AIS 362, ANTHRO 362, & GLOBAL 362 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Spring 2012.

GLOBAL 371 Rethinking Global Security
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Basic concepts for international security in the age of globalization; sources of security and insecurity from a historical perspective.
Prerequisites: junior standing.
Last Taught: Fall 2021, Fall 2020, Fall 2019, Fall 2018.

GLOBAL 381 Honors Seminar in the Social Sciences:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Selected topics in Global Studies from a social sciences perspective.
Prerequisites: sophomore standing; HONORS 200(P); and consent of Honors College director.
General Education Requirements: SS
Course Rules: May be retaken with change in topic to 9 cr max.

GLOBAL 383 Environmental Political Theory
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Environmental political theory from a global perspective, emphasizing the interlinked nature of security and sustainability.
Prerequisites: junior standing.
Course Rules: GLOBAL 383 and POL SCI 383 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.

GLOBAL 391 Black Lives Matter: A Global Comparative Study
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Internationally focused comparative course on the Black Lives Matter (BLM) Movement in the United States and abroad, including the history of BLM, and how it has developed and been practiced in multiple locales.
Prerequisites: sophomore standing.
Last Taught: Spring 2022.

GLOBAL 421 Cities in the Global Economy
3 cr. Undergraduate.
How and why globalization leaves different imprints on cities; how cities in turn constantly restructure the form of the global economy.
Prerequisites: junior standing.

GLOBAL 439 Culture and Global Health
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Contemporary global health through the lens of cultural anthropology and related social sciences; local communities' response to globally-directed intervention into disease.
Prerequisites: junior standing.
Course Rules: ANTHRO 439 & GLOBAL 439 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2021, Fall 2020.

GLOBAL 439G Culture and Global Health
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Contemporary global health through the lens of cultural anthropology and related social sciences; local communities' response to globally-directed intervention into disease.
Prerequisites: junior standing.
Course Rules: ANTHRO 439 & GLOBAL 439 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2021, Fall 2020.

GLOBAL 442 Humanitarianism in Global Perspective
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Anthropological study of global humanitarianism through specific case studies. Themes include politics of representation, intervention, war, genocide, trauma, child soldiers, and human trafficking.
Prerequisites: junior standing; previous completion of a social science course.
Course Rules: ANTHRO 442 & GLOBAL 442 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2015.

GLOBAL 442G Humanitarianism in Global Perspective
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Anthropological study of global humanitarianism through specific case studies. Themes include politics of representation, intervention, war, genocide, trauma, child soldiers, and human trafficking.
Prerequisites: junior standing; previous completion of a social science course.
Course Rules: ANTHRO 442 & GLOBAL 442 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2015.

GLOBAL 443 Medicine and Pharmaceuticals in the Global Age
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The practices of medicine and the distribution of pharmaceuticals globally.
Prerequisites: junior standing; ANTHRO 440(R).
Course Rules: ANTHRO 443 & GLOBAL 443 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2015.

GLOBAL 443G Medicine and Pharmaceuticals in the Global Age
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The practices of medicine and the distribution of pharmaceuticals globally.
Prerequisites: junior standing; ANTHRO 440(R).
Course Rules: ANTHRO 443 & GLOBAL 443 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2015.

GLOBAL 446 The Re-Configuring Global Order
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Contemporary and past global forces re-configuring our world systems and economic and political orders.
Prerequisites: junior standing.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Summer 2014.

GLOBAL 446G The Re-Configuring Global Order
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Contemporary and past global forces re-configuring our world systems and economic and political orders.
Prerequisites: junior standing.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Summer 2014.

GLOBAL 447 The Global Politics of Human Rghts
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Historical and theoretical context of human rights discourse; anthropology of human rights; case studies of efforts to protect human rights in particular social settings.
Prerequisites: junior standing; ANTHRO 102(R).
Course Rules: ANTHRO 447 & GLOBAL 447 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2017.

GLOBAL 447G The Global Politics of Human Rghts
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Historical and theoretical context of human rights discourse; anthropology of human rights; case studies of efforts to protect human rights in particular social settings.
Prerequisites: junior standing; ANTHRO 102(R).
Course Rules: ANTHRO 447 & GLOBAL 447 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2017.

GLOBAL 448 Intellectual Property in the Global Information Economy
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Emerging conflicts between the intellectual property rules and new information technologies; all aspects - copyright, patent, trademarks - in global contexts of biotechnology, software, print, digital media, and music industries.
Prerequisites: junior standing.
Last Taught: Fall 2013, Summer 2011.

GLOBAL 448G Intellectual Property in the Global Information Economy
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Emerging conflicts between the intellectual property rules and new information technologies; all aspects - copyright, patent, trademarks - in global contexts of biotechnology, software, print, digital media, and music industries.
Prerequisites: junior standing.
Last Taught: Fall 2013, Summer 2011.

GLOBAL 451 Access, Security, and Intercultural Contexts in Global Communications
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Information equity and access in a globalized context, including issues of security, intercultural communication, and current uses of communication technologies.
Prerequisites: junior standing.
Last Taught: Fall 2021, Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017.

GLOBAL 461 The Politics and Policy of Sustainability
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Principles of environmental policy, governance, and management for global sustainability.
Prerequisites: junior standing; CES 210(P) or consent of instructor.
Course Rules: CES 461, FRSHWTR 461, & GLOBAL 461 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2021, Fall 2019.

GLOBAL 461G The Politics and Policy of Sustainability
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Principles of environmental policy, governance, and management for global sustainability.
Prerequisites: junior standing; CES 210(P) or consent of instructor.
Course Rules: CES 461, FRSHWTR 461, & GLOBAL 461 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2021, Fall 2019.

GLOBAL 471 Strategies for Realizing Security in Global Contexts
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Present-day strategies of those working to create or effect greater security in a global context.
Prerequisites: junior standing.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Fall 2016, Fall 2014, Fall 2013.

GLOBAL 488 Domestic Internship in Global Studies
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Application of basic principles of global studies in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate work setting.
Prerequisites: junior standing; 6 cr Global 300-level or above; 2.5 GPA; and consent of supervising faculty member.
Course Rules: Credit granted for academic work based on 40 hours in internship for each credit. Retakable to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Summer 2021, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Summer 2015.

GLOBAL 489 International Internship in Global Studies, Upper Division
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Application of basic principles of global studies in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate work setting.
Prerequisites: junior standing; 6 cr Global 300-level or above; 2.5 GPA; and consent of supervising faculty member.
Course Rules: Credit granted for academic work based on 40 hours in internship for each credit. Retakable to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Summer 2022, Spring 2022, Fall 2021, Summer 2021.

GLOBAL 497 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate.
Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.
Prerequisites: junior standing; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Summer 2022, Spring 2022, Fall 2021, Summer 2021.

GLOBAL 499 Ad Hoc:
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.
Prerequisites: junior standing; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2021, Fall 2008, Fall 2005.

GLOBAL 541 Cross-Cultural Management
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Business cultures around the world; the impact of cultural differences in international management and negotiations.
Prerequisites: jr st; BUS ADM 330(P); admis to Bus Adm major or declared Global Studies program.
Course Rules: BUS ADM 541 & GLOBAL 541 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2022, Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Spring 2020.

GLOBAL 550 Global Studies Integrated Capstone:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Integration of coursework for students in the Global Communications, Health, Security, Sustainability, and Urban Development tracks.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of OWC-A GER; declared Global Studies major or cons instr.
General Education Requirements: OWCB
Course Rules: May be taken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2022, Fall 2021.

GLOBAL 550G Global Studies Integrated Capstone:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Integration of coursework for students in the Global Communications, Health, Security, Sustainability, and Urban Development tracks.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of OWC-A GER; declared Global Studies major or cons instr.
General Education Requirements: OWCB
Course Rules: May be taken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2022, Fall 2021.

GLOBAL 575 Global Health: Ethics and Human Rights
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Explores the ethics and human rights issues related to disparities in financial, educational, technological, environmental, and political resources available to support healthy populations across the globe.
Prerequisites: none.
Last Taught: Spring 2022.

GLOBAL 597 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Designed to enable students studying or interning abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.
Prerequisites: junior standing; Global Studies or MSP advisor approval.
Course Rules: Retakable with change in topic.

GLOBAL 597G Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Designed to enable students studying or interning abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.
Prerequisites: junior standing; Global Studies or MSP advisor approval.
Course Rules: Retakable with change in topic.

GLOBAL 620 Global Food Security and Systems
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
In-depth investigation of global food systems and their impact on food security and development.
Prerequisites: junior standing or greater, or consent of instructor.
Course Rules: GLOBAL 620 and NURS 620 are jointly offered and count as repeats of one another.

GLOBAL 690 Global Health Governance: Key Players, Financing and Challenges
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Historical evolution and mandate of global health institutions; changing role of key global actors in health governance; challenges and successes in responding to global health crises and pandemics.
Prerequisites: junior standing or consent of instructor.
Course Rules: GLOBAL 690 and NURS 690 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.

GLOBAL 690G Global Health Governance: Key Players, Financing and Challenges
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Historical evolution and mandate of global health institutions; changing role of key global actors in health governance; challenges and successes in responding to global health crises and pandemics.
Prerequisites: junior standing or consent of instructor.
Course Rules: GLOBAL 690 and NURS 690 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.

GLOBAL 697 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Designed to enable students studying or interning abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.
Prerequisites: junior standing; Global Studies or MSP advisor approval.
Course Rules: Retakable with change in topic.

GLOBAL 697G Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Designed to enable students studying or interning abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.
Prerequisites: junior standing; Global Studies or MSP advisor approval.
Course Rules: Retakable with change in topic.

GLOBAL 699 Advanced Independent Study
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
See Independent Study in current catalog. For further information, consult Global Studies Coordinator.
Prerequisites: jr st; 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, prog coord, & asst dean for SAS.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Fall 2013, Summer 2013, Spring 2013.