GEOG 145 - Introduction to International Studies
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Geography (GEOG)
Department: College of Literature, Science & the Arts
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Other Course Info:
Meets the geography requirement for public teacher certification in the School of Education.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This is the introductory core course for the International Studies major at the University of Michigan. The course explores human rights, human development and human security in historical and comparative perspective using multiple disciplinary approaches. The curriculum is divided into six modules that cover:

  • globalization;
  • international relations and organizations;
  • human rights and humanitarianism;
  • global environment and health;
  • human development; and
  • culture and identity.

Honors:
Students in the Honors section of INTLSTD 101 will have discussions with the primary instructor for the course. These discussions will address special topics that build on material covered in lecture, and enable the students to explore key topics of international significance in more depth.

Students in the Honors section will also write a longer paper and make one short presentation to their group.

Course Requirements:

Quizzes on module readings, two mid-terms, one paper, and class participation/active engagement in discussion sections.

Intended Audience:

Students interested in international issues; especially those planning to pursue the International Studies major or minor.

Class Format:

Course is divided into six modules that vary in length and consist of both lectures and discussion section meetings. Guest lectures are also included.

GEOG 145 - Introduction to International Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
20380
Open
270
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: Please note that the discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Winter 2017 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. On days when discussion is held, lecture will not be. Dates will be noted on the Winter 2017 syllabus. Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
002 (DIS)
P
20436
Open
25
 
-
Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: Please note that the discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Winter 2017 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. On days when discussion is held, lecture will not be. Dates will be noted on the Winter 2017 syllabus. Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
003 (DIS)
P
20437
Open
20
20LSA Hnrs
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Th 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: This section is reserved for Honors students only. Please note that there is no time conflict between the lecture and discussion. Discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Winter 2017 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. On days when discussion is held, lecture will not be. Dates will be noted on the Winter 2017 syllabus. Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
004 (DIS)
P
20438
Open
25
 
-
Th 8:30AM - 10:00AM
Note: Please note that the discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Winter 2017 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. On days when discussion is held, lecture will not be. Dates will be noted on the Winter 2017 syllabus. Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
005 (DIS)
P
20439
Open
25
 
-
F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Please note that the discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Winter 2017 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. On days when discussion is held, lecture will not be. Dates will be noted on the Winter 2017 syllabus. Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
006 (DIS)
P
20440
Open
25
 
-
F 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Please note that the discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Winter 2017 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. On days when discussion is held, lecture will not be. Dates will be noted on the Winter 2017 syllabus. Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
007 (DIS)
P
21122
Open
25
 
-
F 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: Please note that the discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Winter 2017 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. On days when discussion is held, lecture will not be. Dates will be noted on the Winter 2017 syllabus. Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
008 (DIS)
P
21123
Open
25
 
-
Th 8:30AM - 10:00AM
Note: Please note that the discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Winter 2017 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. On days when discussion is held, lecture will not be. Dates will be noted on the Winter 2017 syllabus. Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
009 (DIS)
P
21480
Open
25
 
-
F 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Please note that the discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Winter 2017 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. On days when discussion is held, lecture will not be. Dates will be noted on the Winter 2017 syllabus. Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
010 (DIS)
P
21481
Open
25
 
-
Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: Please note that the discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Winter 2017 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. On days when discussion is held, lecture will not be. Dates will be noted on the Winter 2017 syllabus. Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
011 (DIS)
P
21536
Open
25
25Y1
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Th 8:30AM - 10:00AM
Note: Please note that the discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Winter 2017 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. On days when discussion is held, lecture will not be. Dates will be noted on the Winter 2017 syllabus. Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
012 (DIS)
P
21537
Open
25
 
-
Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: Please note that the discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Winter 2017 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. On days when discussion is held, lecture will not be. Dates will be noted on the Winter 2017 syllabus. Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
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