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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2013–2015 School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Degree Requirements Mission, Goals, and Core Curriculum of the Undergraduate Program Core Curriculum Requirements Area IV. Multicultural and International Studies  

Area IV. Multicultural and International Studies


To encourage students to see the world through the eyes of people whose culture differs from their own, students are required to complete a minimum of 6 credits in multicultural and international studies. These courses are intended to expose students to international, cross-cultural, and historical perspectives; to acquire an appreciation for the diversity and variability of institutions, cultures, and individuals; and to consider the complex and changing interactions of cultural, situational, and institutional factors that affect human behavior.

Several programs of study require specific courses or additional credits in multicultural and international studies. Students should consult their advisers and/or the requirements of the specific majors they are considering before selecting courses from the list.

Any of the following courses:

  05:300:401  Individual and Cultural Diversity in the Classroom (3)

  09:910:352  Groups at Risk in Contemporary Society (3)

  10:832:414  Culture and Health (3)

  10:832:417  Introduction to Population Tools and Policy (3)

  10:832:462  Human Rights and Health (3)

  10:832:476  Immigration Policy and Health (3)

  11:300:327  Applications of Psychology in Education (3)

  11:374:101  Introduction to Human Ecology (3)

  11:374:269  Population, Resources, and Environment (3)

  11:374:314  Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management (3)

  11:374:315  International Environmental Policy (3)

  11:374:331  Culture and Environment (3)

  11:374:341  Social and Ecological Aspects of Health and Disease (3)

  11:680:410  Microbiology and Culture of Wine and Cheese (3)


Any courses from the following subject areas, excluding foreign language courses:

  Africana studies (01:014)

  African, Asian, and Latin American history (01:508)

  Asian studies (01:098)

  general/comparative history (01:506)

  Latino and Hispanic Caribbean studies (01:595)

  Middle Eastern studies (01:685)

  women's and gender studies (01:988)

Selected courses as indicated from the following areas:

   cultural anthropology (01:070:101, 205, 210, 216-308, 312, 320-340, 356-380, 389)

   cultural geography (01:450:103, 222, 262, 334,335,336,  338, 341, 342, or 361)

   psychology (01:830:362, 375, 376)

   religion (01:840:112, 211,212, 320, 322,323,324, 326, 330, 332, 334, 346, 350,351, 356)

   sociology (01:920:108, 111, 216, 270, 303, 304, 306)

Any course in a modern foreign language (excluding courses in literature and the arts)

Students who have studied outside the United States at an accredited institution for one semester or more may waive 3 credits of this requirement.

 
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