Temporary IA Electives, Spring 2023

These are the courses that the Chair designates (new courses, special courses) as IA electives for the upcoming semester – this changes every fall and spring. The following courses offered in Spring 2023 will count towards support course credit in International Affairs in addition to those already pre-approved for this purpose:


ANTH 316        Political Anthropology

ECON 382        International Trade**


GEOG 236       Globalization & Local Development

GEOG 304A     Geography of the Middle East

GEOG 338       Geopolitics**

GEOG 361       Grassroots Dev in Guatemala

GEOG 410DD   Geography of Europe


HIST 300C7      Imperial Russia

HIST 324          Chinese History Through Film

HIST 342          Europe in Middle Ages II

HIST 362          History of Latin America

HIST 385          Arab-Israeli Conflict


PSCI 350B        Politics Developing Countries**

PSCI 353          Indian Foreign Policy

PSCI 387          Security & Conflict Studies

PSCI 471E8      National Security Strategy

PSCI 471E9      Drug Politics in Latin America (will count)


RELG 283         Hinduism


SOCG 335        Global Perspectives Health & Illness

SOCG 371B9    Critical Refugee Studies


SPAN 320N      Exile Literature of Latin America & Spain                                       

** Course would count as an IA elective only if not already used to fulfill a required course in the major



Previously Offered Spring 2022:

Sacred Spaces, Geography 335

Political Anthropology, Anthropology 316

Intro to Pre-revolutionary Literature, French 326

French Cinema, French 319

Remembering the Holocaust, German 413


Previously offered Fall 2021:

Geography and Development, Geography 339A – requires permission of the instructor

Medieval Islamic Civilization, History 337

Ottoman Legacies, History 432

Govt & Politics of Japan, Political Science 368

 Intelligence & National Security, Political Science 471D4

Emerging Issues Int’l Security, Political Science 471E5

French Cinema, French 319

Introduction to Pre-revolutionary Literature, French 326



Previously offered Spring 2021:

Chinese History through Film, History 324

From Mongols to Ottomans, History 338

Modern Middle East History, History 339

Immigration in Global Perspective, Anthropology 371

International Trade, Economics 382

Alliance Politics, Political Science 315

Gender and Development, Political Science 372

Judaism, Religion 201


Previously offered Fall 2020:

HIST471G3: Soviet Union in World War 1

PSCI 471D7: Dynamic Asian Polities

PSCI 471E4:  International Human Rights

PSCI 471E5: Emerging Issues of International Security

SOCG 404: Global Inequality and Development