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include international human rights law, international humanitarian law, international criminal law, international refugee law, international environmental law, space law, diplomatic law, and the law of the sea. Prerequisite: INTL 2030. INTL 3100 International Political Economy (3) (GVA, LEID, VIE) Explores, historically and conceptually, the theories and practices of international political economy. The course examines the interplay of politics and economics at the global level. It introduces students to ways of understanding the modern world system as a unity of international, political, and economic processes. This course is routinely cross-listed with INTL 5400 and may not be repeated for credit at the graduate level if cross-listed. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing or above plus INTL 1050 or POLT 1050 or 6 credit hours of relevant political science, history, or international relations courses. INTL 3290 Politics of International Economic Relations (3) (GVA) Focuses on the interrelationships between politics and economics within the Western, North-South, and East- West systems. Prerequisite: ECON 2030 or permission of the instructor. INTL 3500 Environmental and Energy Security (3) (LEID, VIE) This course introduces students to the role that environmental and energy issues play in causing and exacerbating conflict between groups and states in the international system. Students will learn theories of international conflict and then apply them to pressing issues in environmental studies. Prerequisite: INTL 1050 or POLT 1050 or permission of instructor. INTL 3700 International Organizations: Structure and Political Conflict (3) (THAI, VIE) Analyzes the international organization to determine whether it is an effective instrument for achieving peace and security and for the promotion of human welfare. Attention is given to the adjustment of political conflicts by international organizations, and to interactions between different types of multinational enterprises and various levels of government. INTL 3800 International Security (3) (ATH, GHA, GVA, THAI) This course explores the nature of international conflict in the world from the perspective of international relations, focusing extensively on the causes, conditions, and consequences for war (both historical and contemporary), and the possible paths to peace. This course is routinely cross- listed with INTL 5590 and may not be repeated at the graduate level if cross-

technological, social, and economic forces that have shaped world history from 1500 until the present. Cross- listed with HIST 1000. GCP Coding: (GLBL) (CRI) INTL 2000 Issues in International Relations (3) (LEID) Examines various issues and processes in international relations. Specific topics vary from semester to semester. May be repeated for credit if content differs. INTL 2030 International Law (3) (GHA, GVA, LEID, THAI, VIE) Introduces public international law, including the law of international institutions. Topics include the sources of international law, questions relating to state jurisdiction and state responsibility, the regulation of the use of force, and the legal aspects of the structure and functions of the United Nations. INTL 2100 Model U.N. (0-3) (VIE) Studies the structure, operations, and politics of the United Nations. Attention will focus on current U.N. issues, and students will be required to participate in classroom simulations. Students will attend the Collegiate Midwest Model U.N. and represent a country as U.N. delegates. INTL 2650 The Politics of Peace (3) (GVA, THAI) Studies issues of war prevention, including social justice, ecological balance, large-scale social change, impacts of science and technology, and political processes relating to national and transnational institutions. INTL 2680 International Relations Theory (3) (LEID, VIE) Analyzes the nature of international society and of the forces affecting the behavior of states in their relations with one another. INTL 2700 Methods of Political Inquiry (3) (GHA, GVA, VIE) Explores the nature of political inquiry and the conceptual approaches to the study of politics and government. Students examine and compare some major modes of political inquiry: discursive, systematic, philosophical, and scientific. Prerequisite: Usually sophomore standing or permission of the instructor. INTL 3030 Advanced Studies in International Law (3) (GVA) The course examines a specialized area of international law in terms of the relevant treaties and court cases that have been adjudicated in national courts, international courts, and other types of legal bodies. The course also pays close attention to the interplay of international politics and international law. Approved topics

linguistic structures needed for everyday situations and an understanding of the origin of specific cultural differences. May be repeated for credit with permission of the department chair.* Prerequisite: ILC 1090 or equivalent. ILC 2090 Intermediate Thai: Level I (1-4) (THAI) Strengthens listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills with the emphasis on understanding and speaking. Proceeds from the concrete basic language of everyday situations to expressions of ideas and opinions, with the goal of achieving intermediate low level fluency and basic intercultural competence. May be repeated for credit with permission of the department chair.* Prerequisite: ILC 1100 or equivalent. ILC 2100 Intermediate Thai: Level II (1-4) (THAI) This course is a continuation of ILC 2090. The goal is intermediate mid- level fluency and basic intercultural competence. May be repeated for credit with permission of the department chair.* Prerequisite: ILC 2090 or equivalent. ILC 2150 Topics in Culture(s) (1-3) (ATH, THAI) An introduction to the culture; including customs, history, literature, and arts of a particular region or country, taught by faculty trained and experienced in the target culture or language. Through single or multiple themes, students will learn about the historical and sociopolitical contexts for areas where the target culture differs significantly from U.S. culture and develop their intercultural competence skills. Students may also learn linguistic tools, such as greetings, polite and ceremonial formulas, and culturally specific terms that do not exist in English, that would help them establish contact with the people of the target region. May be repeated for credit if content differs. GCP Coding: (GLBL) (INTC) INTL 1050 Introduction to International Relations (3) (ATH, GHA, LEID, VIE) contemporary global problems. It also introduces students to the subfields of international relations: international security, international political economy, foreign policy, international relations theory, international organizations, and international law. Cross-listed with POLT 1050. GCP Coding: (GLBL) (CRI) INTL 1500 The World System since 1500 (3) (ATH, GHA, GVA, LEID, THAI, VIE) Examines the origin and evolution of the current world system. The course explores the political, cultural, This course examines how state and non-state actors confront

on historiography and research. May be repeated for credit if content differs. Prerequisite: Usually senior standing or permission of the instructor. HLSC 1300 Topics in Health Sciences (1) (ATH) These courses are designed for students to study the concepts of lifetime fitness through lecture, discussions, lifestyle assessment, and health risk management and fitness activities. A maximum of 4 credit hours may be applied toward graduation requirements. May be repeated for credit if content differs. HRTS 1100 Introduction to Human Rights (3) (GHA, LEID) Introduces students to the philosophic and political background of the concept of human rights. Discusses important documents as part of the history of the development of human rights theories. Examines important issues in current political and ethical debates about human rights. Reviews core legal documents and the work of the most important governmental and nongovernmental institutions currently involved in human rights protection and promotion. Examines at least one current problem area in human rights protection. GCP Coding: (SSHB) (ETH) HRTS 3590 Theories of Human Rights (3) (GVA, LEID) Examines the historical development of theories of human rights and their relation to civil liberties, international law, social organization, and different conceptions of community, individualism, and the state. Also examines the most significant human rights documents in their historical context. May focus on specific cases and questions of current concern. Cross-listed with PHIL 3590 and POLT 3590. Prerequisite: POLT 1070 or PHIL 2300. ILC 1090 Elementary Language: Modern Greek I (ATH) Dutch Level I (LEID) Thai Level I (THAI) Level I (1-4) Develops listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills. The goal is fluency in basic linguistic structures needed for expression in everyday situations and the recognition of challenges in intercultural communication. The target language varies. May be repeated for credit with permission of the department chair.* GCP Coding: (GLBL) (INTC) ILC 1100 Elementary Language: Modern Greek II (ATH) Dutch Level II (LEID) Thai Level II (THAI) Level II (1-4) This course is a continuation of ILC 1090. Teaches listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing, with emphasis on understanding and speaking. The goal is fluency in basic

course focuses on existing theories and practices, with emphasis on new and emerging topics and technologies in this field. The course topics could include 1) Computer-Based Training; 2) Games and Entertainment; 3) Journalism on the Internet; and 4) Interactive Narrative Writing. May be repeated for credit if content differs. Prerequisites: Will vary with topic. INTM 3200 Interface Design (3) (LEID) This course explores design issues involved in creating functional interfaces for interactive media. The intricacies of designing the interfaces for ease of use and navigation, intuitive understanding of icons and their functions, continuity of layout, ergonomics, and the use of metaphors and known conventions are all studied. Prerequisites: INTM 2200. INTM 3599 Independent Study (1-12) (LEID) Independent study involves research work on a specialized subject or project, artistic work, or study of an interdisciplinary nature. In contrast to a practicum, the emphasis in an independent study is usually an individual pursuit of a specific content area. May be repeated for credit if content differs. Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor and filing of official form. ISTL 2550 Topics in International Studies (3) (ATH) Examines various international issues and topics from one or more disciplinary perspectives. May be repeated for credit if content differs. Students learn the basic forms and techniques of modern journalistic writing. Students write both simple and complex news stories and are introduced to feature writing and other specialized story forms. Basic word processing skills and competence in diction and grammar are required. JOUR 2170 Multimedia News Editing (3) (GVA) This course is an intensive workshop where students learn the essentials of copyreading and editing. Prerequisite: JOUR 1030 or permission of the instructor. JOUR 3150 Topics in Modern Media (1-3) (ATH) This course provides the latitude to feature topics in media and journalism not covered by regularly offered courses. May be repeated for credit if content differs. Prerequisite: May vary with the topic. JOUR 1030 Fundamentals of Reporting (3) (GVA)

WEBSTER.EDU/STUDYABROAD -44- A topics course devoted to an in-depth examination of chronological subperiods or distinctive themes in history. May be HIST 2090 Encounters with History (3) (ATH) HIST 2020 Topics in Modern European History (3) (ATH) Overview of the political, social, and cultural history of Europe from the Reformation to the present. Chronological periods or themes vary from semester to semester. May be repeated for credit if content differs. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or permission of the instructor. HIST 2070 Topics in Non-Western History (3) (LEID) A series of courses that focuses on the history of developing areas of the world (e.g. Southeast Asia, India). May be repeated for credit if content differs. GRMN 3150 Culture and Civilization of German-Speaking Countries (1-3) (VIE) A study of German-speaking cultures and the forces that have shaped those countries: political, literary, social, and economic. Includes use of internet resources and audiovisual aids as well as guest speakers. May be repeated for credit if content differs. Prerequisite: GRMN 2100 or equivalent. GLBC 1200 Global Cornerstone Seminar (3) (GVA) These interdisciplinary and integrative seminars for first-year students combine academic inquiry with developing and improving fundamental skills, including critical thinking and communications (abilities to write, read, listen and speak effectively). With the Global Keystone Seminar, this course is one of two seminars that focus on integrative learning and “bookend” the Global Citizenship Program. Topics vary and include interdisciplinary offerings in the humanities, arts and sciences. While this seminar course is the usual way for newly matriculated students to meet the initial integrative seminar requirement, alternatives exist for returning adults and transfer students. Classes are small and require substantial student participation. They include supplemental programs that foster students’ educational and personal development during the first year of college to help students define their personal values, strengths, weaknesses and interests. HIST 1000 World Systems since 1500 (3) (VIE) Examines the origin and evolution of the current world system. The course explores the political, cultural, technological, social and economic forces that have shaped world history from 1500 until the present. Cross- listed with INTL 1500. GCP Coding: (GLBL) (CRI)

repeated for credit if content differs. GCP Coding: (ROC) (OCOM) HIST 2230 The Age of Total War: Europe 1890-1945 (3) (THAI, VIE) An exploration of European politics, society, and culture during a period dominated by two world wars. Topics include imperialism and great power competition, the Great War, social reform and class conflict, transformations in gender, the Russian Revolution, Nazism and Fascism, World War II, and the Holocaust. GCP Coding: (ROC) (CRI) HIST 2240 Contemporary Europe: 1945-Present (3) (VIE) An exploration of European politics, society, and culture from the end of World War II to the present. Topics include postwar reconstruction and the Marshall Plan, the origins of the Cold War, decolonization, feminism and environmentalism, the European Union, and the crisis and fall of the Soviet empire, along with current issues in European affairs. GCP Coding: (ROC) (CRI) HIST 2360 Refugee and Migration Movements (3) (GHA, GVA) Studies the historical evolution of migration and refugee flows and examines their psychosocial impacts on peoples, states, and regions. Sometimes focuses on a particular region or people. May be repeated if content differs. HIST 3100 Diplomatic History (3) (GVA, VIE) Studies the foreign affairs of the major developed areas of the world (e.g., Europe, the United States, Japan). May be repeated for credit if content differs. Prerequisite: 6 credit hours of pertinent history or permission of the instructor. HIST 3150 International Affairs (3) (GVA, THAI, VIE) Employs regional or topical approach to selected international periods and issues, with attention given to knowledge of historical events preceding and influencing the topic under analysis. Content varies. May be repeated for credit if content differs. Prerequisite: 6 credit hours of pertinent social studies or permission of the instructor. HIST 4100 Advanced Studies in International Affairs (3) (ATH) Allows students to pursue advanced studies in a wide variety of subfields in international affairs. Subject matter varies from semester to semester. May be repeated for credit if content differs. Prerequisite: 9 credit hours of history or permission of the instructor. HIST 4600 History Seminar (3) (LEID) Carefully examines specific topics or chronological periods, with an emphasis

listed. Prerequisite: INTL 1050 or POLT 1050 or permission by the instructor. INTL 4600 International Relations Seminar (3) (ATH, GHA, GVA, THAI, VIE) In-depth analysis of international relations. May be repeated for credit if content differs. Prerequisites: Usually senior standing or permission of instructor. INTL 4610 Reading Course: Advanced (1-6) (VIE) May be repeated for credit if content differs. Prerequisites: Usually junior standing and filing of official form. INTL 4700 Senior Thesis (2-4) (THAI) Allows senior students to pursue significant independent research/writing projects in international relations. Prerequisites: Senior standing and approval of the department. INTM 1600 Introduction to Interactive Digital Media (3) (LEID) A practical introduction to interactive media. Students learn the concept, information and interactive design, production strategies, technical aspects of production and publication, and practical applications of interactive media in educational, commercial, and public environments. Students create formal design documents that include flowcharts, treatments, scripts, and storyboards. GCP Coding: (SSHB) (CRI) INTM 2200 Visual Design for Interactive Media (3) (VIE) This is a course that covers the fundamentals of 2D graphic image creation and digital image manipulation using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Fundamental principles of graphic design and image creation will be emphasized as well as current techniques and trends. Students will become familiar with tools, panels, menus, and creative capabilities of the software. This class will utilize lecture, demonstration, discussion and hands- on experience. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. GCP Coding: (ARTS) (CRI) INTM 2350 Digital Production Tools (3) (VIE) In this hands-on, practical course, students will learn basic digital production skills such as image editing, illustration, page layout, and design that are required in many professions. In addition to learning how to best use the software for persuasive communication, students will critically evaluate existing examples they encounter in their daily life. GCP Coding: (ARTS) (CRI) INTM 3150 Special Topics (3) (LEID) This course addresses current and significant issues in interactive media and interactive communications. The

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