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Global Health, Development, and Environment

The Global Health, Development and Environment specialization is one of the three functional specializations offered in the International Studies major.  This interdisciplinary concentration seeks to educate students in the issues, processes, and themes of global health, development and environment  with course work in political science, history, business, and modern languages. Students are required to complete at least one semester abroad.

Major Requirements – 12 Course Units

 

INT 200 / International Studies – 1 Course Unit

ECO 102 / Principles of Macroeconomics – 1 Course Unit

Foreign Language – 2 Course Units at 200 Level or Above

Arabic
Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Russian
Spanish

Health, Development & Environment Core – 2 Course Units

ANT 345: Politics of Climate Change
ANT/SOC 372: Global Public Health
HIS 388: Global Environmental History
POL 250: Politics and Society of Developing Countries
POL 352: Comp Pol Econ of Development
WGS 377: Gender Politics of Development in Africa

Humanities – 1 Course Unit

HIS 158: Colonial Latin America
HIS 161: History of Mexico
HIS 188: Environmental History
HIS 334: Modern East Asia
HIS 337: Twentieth-Century China
HIS 339: History of Modern India
HIS 342: Modern Middle East
HIS 352: Colonial and Modern Africa
HIS 354: South African History
HIS 359: Modern Latin America
HIS 383: United States since 1946
HIS 400: Readings Seminars (when relevant)
JPW 320: Health and Environmental Journalism
LIT 318: The History of Nature
PHL 255: Biomedical Ethics
PHL 265: Environmental Ethics

Social Science Option – 1 Course Unit

ANT 205: Human Evolution
ANT 240: Intro to Epidemiology
ANT 341: Environmental Anthropology
ANT 345: Politics of Climate Change
ANT 371: Culture, Health, and Illness
ANT 372: Global Public Health
POL 250: Politics and Society of Developing Countries
POL 352: Comp Pol Econ of Development
POL 355: Political Economy of Natural Resources
POL 370: Global Environmental Politics
WGS 377: Gender Politics of Development in Africa

Business Option – 1 Course Unit

ECO 320: Health Economics (prereq ECO 101)
ECO 335: Economics of Development (prereq ECO 101)
ECO 350: Economics of Environmental Quality (prereq ECO 101)

Health, Development & Environment Electives Option – 2 Course Units

ANT 205: Human Evolution
ANT 240: Intro to Epidemiology
ANT 341: Environmental Anthropology
ANT 345: Politics of Climate Change
ANT 371: Culture, Health, and Illness
ANT/SOC 372: Global Public Health
ECO 345: Comparative Economic Systems
ECO 350: Economics of Environmental Quality (prereq ECO 101)
HIS 388: Environmental History
HIS 352: Colonial and Modern Africa
JPW 320: Health and Environmental Journalism
LIT 318: The History of Nature
PHL 255: Biomedical Ethics
PHL 265: Environmental Ethics
POL 200: Political Analysis
POL 355: Political Economy of Natural Resources
POL 358: Latin American Politics
POL 370: Global Environmental Politics
POL 380: International Political Economy
SOC 345: Inequality, Pollution, and the Environment
WGS 374: Ecofeminism
WGS 377: Gender Politics of Development in Africa

INT 498 / Senior Seminar in International Studies – 1 Course Unit

 

Plus minimum of 1 semester study abroad experience (includes some courses which will fulfill above requirements)
Courses in languages taken during study abroad (not offered at TCNJ) may be counted as electives toward this specialization.

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