Functional Area

Below is our permanent list of functional area classes.  Not all classes are offered each semester.  For a list of classes offered in each semester, see our IAFS semester schedule page.  For full major requirements, see our major requirements page.

Functional Area I | Functional Area II | Functional Area III | Functional Area IV

FUNCTIONAL AREA I: DEVELOPMENT AND CULTURE

ANTH 4020           Explorations in Anthropology (approved topics only)
ANTH 4500           Cross-cultural Aspects of Socioecon. Dev.
COMM 3410         Intercultural Communication
ECON 3784          Economic Development
ECON 4774          Economic Reform in Developing Countries
ECON 4784          Economic Development
ECON 4794          Economic Growth
GEOG 3682         Geography of International Development
GEOG 4632         Development Geography
GEOG 4852         Medical Geography
ECON/GEOG 4292     Migration, Urbanization & Development
IAFS 3000            Africa/Culture/Globalization
IAFS 3000            Global Health
IAFS 3000            Intl Development Communication
IAFS/JWST 3600   Global Secular Jewish Societies
JOUR 4201           Media, Culture and Globalization (IMC students only)
LING 3545            World Language Policies
PSCI 4012            Global Development
PSCI 4732            Critical Thinking in Development
SOCY 3002          Population and Society
SOCY/WMST 3012  Women and Development
SOCY 4007         Global Human Ecology
SOCY 4052         Social Inequalities of Health
WMST 3500        Global Gender Issues
WMST 4300        Sex, Power & Politics: Int'l Perspectives

FUNCTIONAL AREA II: INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS, BUSINESS, POLITICAL ECONOMY

ECON 3403        International Economics and Policy
ECON 3545        Environmental Economics
ECON 4413        International Trade
ECON 4423        International Finance
ECON 4504        New Institutional Economics
ECON 4545        Environmental Economics
FNCE 4060        London Summer in International Finance
IAFS 3000          Political Economy of the Middle East
IAFS 3300          Society in the Middle East (Global Seminar)
INBU 3300          International Business & Management 
INBU 3450          International Marketing 
INBU 4200          International Financial Management
PSCI 4028          Topic: Introduction to Political Economy
PSCI 4193          International Political Economy

FUNCTIONAL AREA III: POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY, INTERNATIONAL SECURITY, FOREIGN POLICY

ANTH/JWST 4580   The Holocaust
GEOG 3742         Place, Power, and Contemporary Culture
GEOG 4712         Political Geography
GEOG 4742         Peoples and Environments (approved topics only)
HIST 4050            A Global History of World War II
HIST 4126            US Diplomatic History since 1940
HIST 4146            Military History
HIST 4166            The War in Vietnam and its Legacy
IAFS 3000            Regional War and Peace
IAFS 3000            US-Africa Relations
IAFS 3000            US Global Image
IAFS 3500/HIST 4190  French Connections (Global Seminar)
IAFS/JWST 3650   History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
PHIL 3190            War & Morality
PSCI 3123           War, Peace and Strategic Defense
PSCI 3143           Problems in International Relations
PSCI 3163           American Foreign Policy
PSCI 3193           International Behavior
PSCI 4028           Topic: The Cold War

FUNCTIONAL AREA IV: INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, RIGHTS, AND NORMS

HIST 4820            Human Rights: Historical Perspectives
IAFS 3000            Law and International Affairs
IAFS 3000            Statebuilding in the 21st Century
IAFS 3520/JWST 4302 Justice, Human Rights and Democracy in Israel (Global Seminar)
JOUR 4341          International Media and Global Crises (IMC students only)
PHIL 3260            Philosophy & International Order
PRLC 3810          Global Issues in Leadership
PSCI 3062           Revolution and Political Violence
PSCI 4028           Topic: Global Justice Theory/Practice
PSCI 4028           Topic: International Ethics
PSCI 4028           Topic: Rights/Justice/Equality
PSCI 4028           Topic: Institutions and Development
PSCI 4173           International Organization
PSCI 4183           International Law
PSCI 4252           Politics of Ethnicity and Nationalism
PSCI 4783           Global Issues
SOCY/ENVS 4027   Inequality, Democracy, Environment
SOCY 4111/INVS 4402  Nonviolent Social Movements
SOCY 4121         Sociology of Religion
WMST 3220        Women in Islam
WMST 3710        Topics in Global Gender and Sexuality Studies (approved topics only)
WMST 4010/SOCY 4000 Gender, Genocide, and Mass Trauma