Courses

Cultural/Regional Studies Requirement

All Navy and Nurse Option Midshipmen are required to complete a course that focuses on non-Western countries.

Boston University

Anthropology

CAS AN 312 People and Culture of Africa

CAS AN 317 Power and Society in the Middle East

CAS AN 318 Southeast Asia: Tradition and Development

CAS AN 344 Modern Japanese Society, Family, and Workplace

 

Art History

 

CAS AH 214 Arts of Africa

CAS AH 225 The Arts of Asia

CAS AH 326 Arts of Japan

CAS AH 327 Arts of China

MET AH 588 The Arts in Cuba

 

Economics

 

CAS EC 369 Economic Development of Latin America

 

Geography

 

CAS GE 356 Geography of World Development

CAS GE381 Geography of Asia

CAS GE382 Understanding the Middle East

CAS GE394 Environmental History of Africa

 

History

 

CAS HI 292 Colonialism in Africa

CAS HI 386 Modern Latin America

CAS HI 389 Introduction to Early Chinese History

CAS HI390 Introduction to Modern Chinese History

CAS HI 392 Introduction to the Middle East

CAS HI 394 Environmental History of Africa

CAS HI 398 Turko-Persia in the Twentieth Century

MET HI 333 The Middle East in the Twentieth Century

MET HI 355 Modern China

MET HI 386 Modern Latin America

 

International Relations

 

CAS IR 242 Sociology of Developing Countries

CAS IR 328 Turko-Persia in the Twentieth Century

CAS IR 368 Contemporary East Asian Economics

CAS IR 369 Southeast Asia in World Politics

CAS IR 370 China: From Revolution to Reform

CAS IR 382 Understanding the Middle East

CAS IR 383 Understanding Modern North Africa\

CAS IR 397 History of Modern Iran, 1900-Present

CAS IR 410 Latin America Today: An Interdisciplinary Approach

CAS IR 430 Africa and Globalization: Opportunities and Obstacles

CAS IR 506 India: An Emerging World Power

CAS IR 509 Islam in Middle East Politics

CAS IR 520 The State and Public Purpose in Asia

CAS IR 566 Democracy in Latin America and Its Challenges

CAS IR 577 The Foreign Policy of the People’s Republic of China

 

Philosophy

 

CAS PH 247 Introduction of Chinese Philosophy

 

Political Science

 

CAS PO 367 Introduction to Latin American Politics and International Relations

CAS PO 550 Political Economy of Latin America

CAS PO 558 Problems and Issues in Post-Mao China

CAS PO 562 The State and Public Purpose in Asia

CAS PO 566 Political Systems of Southern Africa

CAS PO 578 The Foreign Policy of the People’s Republic of China

CAS PO 579 Japan in International Politics

CAS PO 580 Democracy in Latin America and Its Challenges

 

Religion

 

CAS RN 103 Religions of the World: Eastern

CAS RN 213 Hinduism

CAS RN 214 Islam

CAS RN 215 Japanese Religion

CAS RN 362 Chinese Medicine

CAS RN 363 Zen Buddhism

CAS RN 375 Culture, Society, and Religion in South Asia

MET RN 103 Religions of the World: Eastern

MET RN 211 Chinese Religion

 

Sociology

 

CAS SO 242 Sociology of Developing Countries

 

Boston College

 

Economics

 

EC 275: Economic Development: The Experience of El Salvador

 

English

 

EN 199 Introduction to Caribbean Literature

EN 348 Modern Middle Eastern and Arabic Literature

EN 495 Contemporary Asian Cinema

 

Art History

 

FA 280 Masterpieces of Islamic Art

FA 314 The Art and Archaeology of Egypt and the Ancient Near East

FA 329 Spanish Colonial Art and Architecture

FA 409 Art of the Islamic Book

 

Film Studies

 

FM 312 World Cinema

FM 315 Cinema of the Greater Middle East

 

History

 

HS 005 Asia in the World I

HS 006 Asia in the World II

HS 120 Introduction to African Diaspora

HS 171 Islamic Art and Civilization

HS 172 Post-Slavery History of the Caribbean

NS 173 Colonial Late America

HS 174 Modern Latin America

HS 207 Islamic Civilization in the Middle East

HS 208 Middle East in the Twentieth Century

HS 214 Modern South Africa

HS 300.66 Study and Writing of History: The Arabian Nights

HS 300.97 Study and Writing of History: Shanghai in Myth and History

HS 303 Late Imperial China

HS 304 Greater China in the Modern Age, 1895-Present

HS 314 Religion and Politics in Twentieth-Century India

HS 320 Modern Brazil

HS 323 Social Justice in Meso-America

HS 325 Revolutionary Cuba: History and Politics

HS 326 History of Modern Iran

HS 329 Caribbean During the Cold War

HS 330 Religion in Latin America: From the Sun to Christ the Worker

HS 342 Rise and Fall of the Ottoman Empire

HS 344 History and Historiography of the Arab Israeli Conflict

HS 373 Slave Societies in the Caribbean and Latin America

HS 385 Introduction to Modern South Asia

HS 609 Cairo: City of 1001 Nights

HS 633 Imperial Legacies in Africa

 

Music

 

MU 306 African Music

 

Philosophy

 

PL 193 Chinese Classical Philosophy: Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism

 

Political Science

 

PO 403 Rise and Rule of Islamic States

PO 414 Politics and Society in Central Eurasia

PO 420 Modern Iran

PO 469 Politics of Japan and the Republic of Korea

PO 503 Chinese Foreign Policy

PO 514 East Asian Security

 

Romance Languages and Literatures

 

RL 292 Modern Middle Eastern and Arabic Literature

RL 615 Latin American Writers of the Twentieth Century

RL 660 Literature of the Hispanic Caribbean

 

Slavic and Eastern Languages and Literature

 

Completion of the Fourth Semester of Any Non-European Language

 

Sociology

 

SC 323 Social Justice in Meso-America

SC 389 Middle East on Film: Anthropological Perspectives

 

Theology

 

TH 107 Religion in Africa

TH 108 Christianity in Africa

TH 178 Islamic Civilization

TH 352 Israelis and Palestinians: Two People, Three Faiths

 

Management

 

MJ 631 African Business

 

Northeastern University

 

Anthropology

 

SOA U220 Latino, Latin American, and Caribbean Studies

SOA U500 Latin American Society and Development

SOA U510 Anthropology of Africa
SOA U515 Anthropology of South Asia

 

Culture

 

CLTR 1500 Backgrounds of Chinese Culture

 

Earth and Environmental Sciences

 

ENV U338 Maritime History and Culture: The Caribbean
ENV U339 Marine Environmental History: The Caribbean

 

Economics

 

ECN U292 Economics of the Middle East

 

History

 

HST U150 East Asian Studies

HST U160 Middle East Studies

HST U180 African History

HST U185 Introduction to Middle Eastern History
HST U187 Introduction to Latin American History
HST U189 Introduction to South Asian History

HST U204 Third World Women

HST U251 Modern East Asia
HST U252 Japanese Literature and Culture
HST U254 Contemporary China

HST U256 Chinese Civilization in Her Eyes

HST U260 Modern Latin America
HST U261 The Modern Caribbean

HST U290 Modern Middle East
HST U291 The Ottoman Empire (1300-1920)

 

Middle Eastern Studies

 

MEST 2300 Nationalism, Religion, and Minorities in the Modern MiddleEast

 

Music

 

MUS U129 Music of the Middle East
MUS U130 Music of Asia
MUS U131 Music of Latin America and the Caribbean

 

Philosophy

 

PHL U231 Image and Icon in South Asia

PHL U275 Eastern Religions

PHL U276 Indian Religions

PHL U290 Chinese Philosophy and Religion

 

Religious Studies

 

REL 1275 Eastern Religions

 

 

American Military History or National Security Policy

 

All Navy and Marine Option students are required to complete one course in American Military History or National Security Policy

 

Boston University

 

History

 

CAS HI 307 History of War

CAS HI 349 History of International Relations 1900-1945

CAS HI 350 History of International Relations Since 1945

CAS HI 366 History of American Foreign Relations Since 1898

CAS HI 465 The United States and the Cold War

CAS HI 472 Wars of the Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

MET HI 342 History of Warfare

 

International Relations

 

CAS IR 320 The American Military Experience

CAS IR 349 History of International Relations 1900-1945

CAS IR 350 History of International Relations Since 1945

CAS IR 374 Introduction to Security Studies

CAS IR 376 American Foreign Policy

CAS IR 378 Intelligence in a Democratic Society

CAS IR 385 U.S. National Security: Policy and Strategy

CAS IR 465 The United States and the Cold War

CAS IR 503 United States Foreign Policy in the Middle East

CAS IR 521 Congress and National Security

CAS IR 540 Committing to Defend Europe: The U.S. and the U.K.

CAS IR 578 Foreign Intelligence and Security Systems

CAS IR 581 The Evolution of Strategic Intelligence

CAS IR 583 Aspects of Defense Planning and Technology

 

Political Science

 

CAS PO 366 History of American Foreign Relations Since 1898

CAS PO 570 United States Foreign Policy in the Middle East

CAS PO 674 The United States as a World Power

 

College of General Studies

 

CGS SS 202 Social Science IV America’s Response to Twentieth Century Revolutions.

 

Boston College

 

History

 

HS 111 America’s War in Vietnam,

HS 571 U.S. Foreign Relations I

HS 572 U.S. Foreign Relations II