Area Studies through Study Abroad

III. Concentration Courses (24 units)

Study abroad is expected. An unlimited number of SSU courses may be applied, but cannot be relied upon to graduate.

  • - Take 1 course from either Group I or II.
  • - Take at least 2 courses from Group III
  • - Take additional courses from Group IV to meet the unit minimum
  • -Two courses (or 8 units) may be from Arts and Humanities. The rest must be from the Social Sciences.
    Group I: International Relations
    • POLS 304: Theory & Analysis of International Relations (4)
    • POLS 345: Model UN, when developing world (4)
    • POLS 447: Non-violent Strategies in International Relations (4)
    • POLS 448: Political Violence, Terrorism and Law (4)
    Group II: Globalization, Development and Society
    • ANT 352: Global Issues (4)
    • GEP 322: Globalization and Environments (4)
    • GEP 324: Climate Change and Society (4)
    • GEP 325: Global Food Systems (3-4)
    • GEP 370: Globalization and the City (4)
    • GEP 373: Energy, Technology and Society (4)
    • WGS 385: Transnational Feminisims (4)
    Group III: Regional

    Take at least 2 courses covering a broad region that aligns with your langauge skills, career goals and your study abroad destination.

    Group IV: Sub-Regional

    Take courses covering your study abroad destination.