School of Business

International Substitutions

The following Fall 2017 courses have been approved as acceptable substitutes for the "Other approved courses" in the GMG-BSBA, International Business track.  

CMS 288 - 0001 History of International Cinema Since 1945 Dennis Gilbert

This course surveys the history of cinema since World War II. Examining cinema’s metamorphoses in the face of social, economic, technological, and geopolitical changes, the course addresses the emergence of international art cinema, developments in politically critical filmmaking, cinema’s role in globalization, and its confrontation with new media. Prerequisites: College Writing. Cr. 3.

POS 335 - European Politics Francesca Vassallo

This course examines political processes and governmental structures in Europe. It focuses especially on The United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Poland as specific case studies. Among the topics covered are: political parties, elections, voting systems, interest groups, legislative-executive relations, constitutional principles, political elites, leadership behavior, and bureaucracies. Prerequisite: POS 101 or permission of the instructor. Cr 3.

POS 380/HTY 394 -Topics: Modern Japan: Rise and Fall Jie Zhao This course will examine Japan's reaction to the challenges from the West, its reform efforts, and its ways of seeking international recognition. Japan's remarkable success gave rise to its imperialist ambition. The course will discuss when, why and how the Japanese polity and military embarked on the road to war with China and the Pacific War.

ECO 316 - 0001 Case Studies in International Development Joseph Medley

This course provides case studies of the issues, problems, and policies of economic development. The development experience of various countries is examined in a comparative context. Prerequisites: any 100-level ECO course.

HTY 334 -The Holocaust: Policy, Practice, Response  - Abraham Peck

An examination of the roots of anti-Semitism in European history, the development of the policy of the extermination of the Jews and others in Nazi Germany, and the implementation of the policy throughout Europe during the Second World War. The varied aspects of the response of individuals and governments to the experience of the Holocaust are also considered. Prerequisite: HTY 102. Another course in twentieth-century Europe or the United States is also recommended.  Cr. 3. 

HTY 394/POS 349 - Middle East in International Politics Mahmud Faksh

An analysis of a selected historical problem not already covered by regular course offerings in history will be offered. The course may be repeated for credit when different topics are offered. (Offered occasionally.) Cr.3.