International Studies & Programs

Graduate Specialization Requirements

Credit Requirements

Master's Student: The student must complete twelve (12) credits as outlined below. At least half of the credits must come from outside the student's major.

  1. Complete CSUS/FOR/PLS/SSC/ANP 826 and one of the Core Courses (6 credits).
  2. Complete at least two additional courses, of at least three (3) credits each, with international development content (6 credits).

Doctoral Student: The student must complete eighteen (18) credits as outlined below.

  1. Complete CSUS/FOR/PLS/SSC/ANP 826 and one of the Core Courses (6 credits).
  2. Complete at least four (4) additional courses, of at least three (3) credits each, with international development content (12 credits).
  3. Incorporate issues of international development relevant to the student's program of study in the departmental comprehensive exam.  

 

Core Courses

 CSUS/ANP/FOR/PLS/SSC    826    International Development: Theory and Practice

CSUS 848    Community-based International Natural Resource Management
AFRE 817    Political Economy of Agricultural Trade Policy
AFRE 861    Agriculture in Economic Development
ANP 436    Globalization and Justice
ANP 836    Culture, Resources and Power
EAD 947    Comparative International Education Policy
EAD 972    International Comparative Higher Education
EC 410    Issues in the Economics of Developing Countries  
EC 840    International Trade: Theory and Commercial Policy
GEO 816    World System of Cities
GEO 872    Human Geography
PLS 422    Politics of Developing Countries Sec. 002
PLS 854    Comparative Political Institutions
SOC 801     Global Transformations
SOC 852    Migration and Social Change
TE 923    Comparative Perspectives on Teaching, Curriculum, and Teacher Education   
WS 403    Women and Change in Developing Countries 

 

Note: The summer online WS403 course is designed for graduate students and development practitioners who are interested in gender planning, analysis, and evaluation.

Note: Special topics and other courses may count as core courses with approval from the graduate adviser for the international development specialization whose office is located in the Center for Gender in Global Context.

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