Global Studies (GS)

GS 4020 Independent Study

Prerequisites: Instructor Permission.

Description: Directed study in student’s area of interest. Offered for variable credit, 1-3 credit hours, maximum of 3 credit hours. Previously offered as INTL 4020.

Credit hours: 1-3

Contact hours: Contact: 1-3 Other: 1-3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Global Studies & Partnerships

GS 4070 Special Topics in International Studies

Description: Selected topics in Global Studies. Course content varies by semester. Possible course topics include, International Business and Trade, Public Diplomacy, International Communications, International Development and Leadership, Global Crisis Response and Management. Offered for variable credit, 1-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours. May not be used for degree credit with GS 5070.

Credit hours: 1-6

Contact hours: Lecture: 1-6 Contact: 1-6

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Global Studies & Partnerships

GS 4110 Internship in Global Studies

Prerequisites: Instructor Permission.

Description: Internship in Global Studies. Offered for variable credit, 1-3 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours. Previously offered as INTL 4110.

Credit hours: 1-3

Contact hours: Contact: 1-3 Other: 1-3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Global Studies & Partnerships

GS 4200 Study Abroad

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and consent of SGSP Director of Academic Programs.

Description: Academic work abroad on either a group or individual basis. Offered for variable credit, 1-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours. Previously offered as INTL 4200. May not be offered for degree credit with GS 5200.

Credit hours: 1-6

Contact hours: Contact: 1-6 Other: 1-6

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Global Studies & Partnerships

GS 5000 Master's Thesis

Prerequisites: Graduate standing and consent of advisor.

Description: For students studying for a master’s degree in global studies under the thesis option. Offered for variable credit, 1-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours. Previously offered as INTL 5000.

Credit hours: 1-6

Contact hours: Contact: 1-6 Other: 1-6

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Global Studies & Partnerships

GS 5013 Contemporary Issues in Global Studies

Prerequisites: Enrollment in MS program in Global Studies or enrollment in an OSU graduate program and consent of instructor.

Description: Examination of major transnational issues and associated problems of international cooperation, including ethnic conflicts, environmental degradation, global standards for human rights, and economic globalization. Previously offered as INTL 5010 and INTL 5013.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3 Contact: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Global Studies & Partnerships

GS 5020 Independent Study

Prerequisites: Consent of supervising faculty member.

Description: Readings and directed study in student’s focus area. Offered for variable credit, 1-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours. Previously offered as INTL 5020.

Credit hours: 1-6

Contact hours: Contact: 1-6 Other: 1-6

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Global Studies & Partnerships

GS 5043 Politics of the Global Economy

Prerequisites: Graduate standing.

Description: Theory and practice of international political economics. The patterns and associations between political and market-based processes among nation states. Emphasis on interactions among advanced industrial states, transnational phenomena, and opportunities and pitfalls in north-south relations. Same course as POLS 4043. Previously offered as INTL 5213 and INTL 5043.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3 Contact: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Global Studies & Partnerships

GS 5070 Special Topics in Global Studies

Prerequisites: Graduate standing.

Description: Selected topics in Global Studies. Course content varies by semester. Possible course topics include, International Business and Trade, Public Diplomacy, International Communications, International Development and Leadership, Global Crisis Response and Management. Offered for variable credit, 1-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours. May not be used for degree credit with GS 4070.

Credit hours: 1-6

Contact hours: Lecture: 1-6 Contact: 1-6

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Global Studies & Partnerships

GS 5100 Research in Global Studies

Prerequisites: Graduate standing.

Description: Individually supervised research on topic within the student’s focus area for the Global Studies Program. Offered for variable credit, 3-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours. Previously offered as INTL 5100.

Credit hours: 3-6

Contact hours: Contact: 3-6 Other: 3-6

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Global Studies & Partnerships

GS 5110 Internship in Global Studies

Prerequisites: Graduate standing and consent of Director.

Description: Individually supervised internships in international career areas. Offered for variable credit, 1-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours. Previously offered as INTL 5110.

Credit hours: 1-6

Contact hours: Contact: 1-6 Other: 1-6

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Global Studies & Partnerships

GS 5133 Research Design and Methods for Global Studies

Prerequisites: Graduate standing.

Description: This course is designed to provide graduate students with training in how to design and complete an independent research project in Global Studies. This includes formulation of a research question or topic, conducting a literature review, planning the logistics of research, writing in a scholarly fashion, and seeking to publish the results.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3 Contact: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Global Studies & Partnerships

GS 5200 Study Abroad

Prerequisites: Graduate standing, consent of instructor, and consent of SGSP Director of Academic Programs.

Description: Academic work abroad on either a group or individual basis. Offered for variable credit, 1-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours. Previously offered as INTL 5200. May not be offered for degree credit with GS 4200.

Credit hours: 1-6

Contact hours: Contact: 1-6 Other: 1-6

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Global Studies & Partnerships

GS 5223 Culture, History and World Systems

Prerequisites: Graduate standing.

Description: Study of the impact and influence of culture and history on the development of contemporary world systems with future projections. Same course as SOC 5223. Previously offered as INTL 5223.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3 Contact: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Global Studies & Partnerships

GS 5233 Global Competitive Environment

Description: Development of a global business strategy for the organization. Issues of highly diversified markets and business environments, global competition, financial markets, and complex organizational relationships. Same course as MKTG 5233. Previously offered as INTL 5233.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3 Contact: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Global Studies & Partnerships

GS 5313 Global Communication and Public Diplomacy

Prerequisites: Graduate standing.

Description: Global media organizations have become players in international politics, and in how cultures define themselves. This course will explore a number of intersections of culture, media, and communication, with particular emphasis on the role of media and communication in public diplomacy. By examining the academic and popular literature on global media, international relations, and globalization.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3 Contact: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Global Studies & Partnerships

GS 5323 Nation Branding

Prerequisites: Graduate standing.

Description: Nation branding is defined for this course as the strategic act of shaping a country’s reputation and country image through the use of branding techniques. This course will explore America’s image abroad and attempt to understand the recent rise of anti-Americanism, as well as look at nation branding in other countries. May not be used for degree credit with MC 5323.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3 Contact: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Global Studies & Partnerships

GS 5333 Certified Global Business Professional

Description: This course deals with the practicalities of international trade. Topics include finding appropriate partners, international pricing, legal considerations, tax and accounting issues. International marketing and cultural issues are also addressed. The course is designed to prepare students to successfully complete certification as a Global Business Professional (CGBP certification). Previously offered as INTL 5333.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3 Contact: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Global Studies & Partnerships

GS 5343 Geopolitics of New Media

Prerequisites: Graduate standing.

Description: Examines the geopolitical impact of new media, including satellite television, various digital and internet technologies, and social media by exploring the ways in which the advent and development of new media have shaped larger geopolitical currents. May not be used for degree credit with MC 5343.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3 Contact: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Global Studies & Partnerships

GS 5413 Global Development

Prerequisites: Graduate standing.

Description: Examines effective principles and practices of international development and provides a thorough understanding of current issues in development by guiding students to an understanding of how development issues are being approached, what methodologies are effective, and how to use the tools of development.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3 Contact: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Global Studies & Partnerships

GS 5513 Global Crisis Management

Prerequisites: Graduate standing.

Description: Provides graduate introduction to Global Crisis Management. Students will learn about topics ranging from emergency management, disaster management to crisis management on the global stage. This includes examining the global system for dealing with disasters and crises that cross international borders, and the agencies and organizations that respond.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3 Contact: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Global Studies & Partnerships

GS 5533 Complex Emergencies

Prerequisites: Graduate standing.

Description: This course examines complex emergencies from an emergency management perspective. We will look at the collapse of governance, the causes of armed conflict, food insecurity, infectious disease, natural disasters, and so on, and examine specific cases in detail. Furthermore, we will look at how the international community responds to these crises, and which agencies are involved in relief efforts. We will apply the traditional four phases of disaster management to these situations. This course is the same as FEMP 5613.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3 Contact: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Global Studies & Partnerships

GS 5543 International Dimensions of Fire and Emergency Management

Prerequisites: Graduate standing.

Description: Examines disasters in an international context as well as the theory and practice of international disaster management. This course is the same as FEMP 6313.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3 Contact: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Global Studies & Partnerships