International Studies (INST)

INST 1800. INTERNSHIP. (1 Credit)

INST 2500. INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL STUDIES. (4 Credits)

An introduction to fundamental problems regarding meaning and communication among people of different nations, cultures, ethnic, gender and socio-economic groups in both historical and contemporary theoretical perspectives. Concepts include "nations", "culture", and "race" in Western political and social philosophy. New models are presented to cope with otherness, ethnocentrism, language and symbolism. Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

Attribute: GLBL.

INST 2800. INTERNSHIP. (2 Credits)

INST 2999. SERVICE LEARNING-2000 LEVEL. (1-2 Credits)

INST 3000. INTERNATIONAL INTERNSHIP. (4 Credits)

Students are placed in internships in international organizations in the New York metropolitan area and spend approximately 112 hours interning in them during the semester. Students also read, analyze, and discuss textual material on the current state of international affairs. Students also discuss and analyze their internship placements. Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

INST 3100. THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT. (4 Credits)

The course surveys the impact of globalization on the environment since the end of World War II, and analyzes the outlook for the future. It draws on the social sciences and humanities to study how the internationalization of culture, economics, and politics have transformed the natural and human-made environment the world over. Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

Attributes: ASSC, ENST, EP3.

INST 3859. POST-1945: A GLOBAL HISTORY. (4 Credits)

Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

Attribute: LALS.

INST 3999. TUTORIAL. (3 Credits)

INST 4000. INTERNATIONAL STUDIES SENIOR THESIS SEMINAR. (4 Credits)

Senior capstone seminar during which students organize, plan, and write their thesis in consultation with the program director and faculty thesis advisor. Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

INST 4620. THE WORLD OF DEMOCRACY. (4 Credits)

This course studies democracies across of the globe. It analyzes the meaning of democracy in different cultures and theories, and compares political systems, including democratic nations that aspire to democracy. This course is identical to POSCĀ 4620 Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

Attributes: ASSC, EP4, PJST, VAL.

INST 4800. INTERNSHIP. (4 Credits)

INST 4999. TUTORIAL. (4 Credits)

In consultation with the Director of the Program, students may take an approprate tutorial in their area of interest.

Attribute: GLBL.