This minor may be completed only by students admitted to the Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence options of Elementary Education. Students may wish to consult with an advisor in Education Academic Services, 139 Education Building, 608-262-1651, to discuss course selection and other issues related to this field of study.

This minor may be completed only by students admitted to the Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence options of Elementary Education. Students admitted to the Content Focus option are asked to identify the minor of their choice when admitted to the program. Students admitted to the other Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence options should fill out a minor declaration form available in Education Academic Services, Room 139 Education Building.

The social studies minor is designed for students interested in becoming Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence (Grades 1–8) teachers with a specialty in social studies.

Complete 24 credits to include the requirements listed below. A minimum 2.75 grade point average is required, based on all UWMadison course work included in the social studies minor. The courses listed here will meet this requirement, but additional courses may be considered. Confer with an advisor in Education Academic Services, 139 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, 608-262-1651, for consideration of additional courses.

Some courses may be listed in multiple categories, but can count in only one.

History/Civilizations

United States or European History

Select one course from the following.

United States or European History course options

Afro-American Studies
AFROAMER 154 Hip-Hop and Contemporary American Society3
AFROAMER 156 Black Music and American Cultural History3
AFROAMER 231 Introduction to Afro-American History3
AFROAMER 272 Race and American Politics from the New Deal to the New Right3
AFROAMER/​AFRICAN/​HISTORY/​POLI SCI  297 African and African-American Linkages: An Introduction4
AFROAMER 302 Undergraduate Studies in Afro-American History3
AFROAMER/​HISTORY  321 Afro-American History Since 19003-4
AFROAMER/​HISTORY  322 Afro-American History to 19003-4
AFROAMER/​GEN&WS  323 Gender, Race and Class: Women in U.S. History3
AFROAMER/​GEN&WS  324 Black Women in America: Reconstruction to the Present3
AFROAMER/​GEN&WS  326 Race and Gender in Post-World War II U.S. Society3
AFROAMER/​HISTORY  347 The Caribbean and its Diasporas3
AFROAMER/​HISTORY  393 Slavery, Civil War, and Reconstruction, 1848-18773-4
AFROAMER 456 Soul Music and the African American Freedom Movement3
AFROAMER/​MUSIC  509 Seminar in Afro-American Music History and Criticism3
AFROAMER/​HIST SCI/​MED HIST  523 Race, American Medicine and Public Health3
AFROAMER/​ED POL  567 History of African American Education3
AFROAMER/​HISTORY  628 History of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States3
AFROAMER 631 Colloquium in Afro-American History3
AFROAMER 671 Selected Topics in Afro-American History3
American Indian Studies
AMER IND 100 Introduction to American Indian Studies3
AMER IND 250 Indians of Wisconsin3
AMER IND/​ANTHRO  314 Indians of North America3
AMER IND 320 Native Peoples of the Southwest3
AMER IND/​HISTORY  490 American Indian History3-4
AMER IND/​SOC WORK  658 American Indian Affairs2-3
Asian American Studies
ASIAN AM/​AFROAMER/​AMER IND/​CHICLA/​FOLKLORE  102 Introduction to Comparative US Ethnic and American Indian Studies3
ASIAN AM/​HISTORY  160 Asian American History: Movement and Dislocation3-4
ASIAN AM/​HISTORY  161 Asian American History: Settlement and National Belonging3-4
ASIAN AM/​SOC  220 Ethnic Movements in the United States3-4
ASIAN AM/​HISTORY/​LCA  246 Southeast Asian Refugees of the "Cold" War4
Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies
CHICLA/​AFROAMER/​AMER IND/​ASIAN AM/​FOLKLORE  102 Introduction to Comparative US Ethnic and American Indian Studies3
CHICLA 201 Introduction to Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies3
CHICLA/​GEN&WS/​HISTORY  245 Chicana and Latina History3
CHICLA 301 Chicana/o and Latina/o History3
CHICLA/​GEN&WS  332 Latinas: Self Identity and Social Change3
CHICLA/​HISTORY/​POLI SCI  422 Latino History and Politics3
CHICLA/​HISTORY  435 Colony, Nation, and Minority: The Puerto Ricans' World3
CHICLA/​HISTORY  461 The American West to18503-4
CHICLA/​HISTORY  462 The American West Since 18503-4
Educational Policy Studies
ED POL/​HISTORY  412 History of American Education3
ED POL/​AFROAMER  567 History of African American Education3
Gender and Women's Studies
GEN&WS/​HIST SCI  537 Childbirth in the United States3
History—United States History
HISTORY 101 Amer Hist to the Civil War Era, the Origin & Growth of the U S4
HISTORY 102 American History, Civil War Era to the Present4
HISTORY 109 Introduction to U.S. History3-4
HISTORY 136 Sport, Recreation, & Society in the United States3-4
HISTORY 150 American Histories: The Nineteenth Century4
HISTORY/​ASIAN AM  160 Asian American History: Movement and Dislocation3-4
HISTORY/​ASIAN AM  161 Asian American History: Settlement and National Belonging3-4
HISTORY 201 The Historian's Craft (topic must be approved)3-4
HISTORY/​JEWISH  213 Jews and American Pop. Culture3-4
HISTORY/​JEWISH  219 The American Jewish Experience: From Shtetl to Suburb4
HISTORY 221 Explorations in American History (H)3-4
HISTORY 227 Explorations in the History of Race and Ethnicity3
HISTORY/​CHICLA/​GEN&WS  245 Chicana and Latina History3
HISTORY/​ASIAN AM/​LCA  246 Southeast Asian Refugees of the "Cold" War4
HISTORY/​LEGAL ST  261 American Legal History to 18603
HISTORY/​LEGAL ST  262 American Legal History, 1860 to the Present3
HISTORY 269 War, Race, and Religion in Europe and the United States, from the Scramble for Africa to Today3-4
HISTORY 272 History Study Abroad: United States History1-4
HISTORY/​AFRICAN/​AFROAMER/​POLI SCI  297 African and African-American Linkages: An Introduction4
HISTORY 302 History of American Thought, 1859 to the Present3-4
HISTORY 304 United States, 1877-19143-4
HISTORY 305 United States 1914-19453-4
HISTORY 306 The United States Since 19453-4
HISTORY/​AFROAMER  321 Afro-American History Since 19003-4
HISTORY/​AFROAMER  322 Afro-American History to 19003-4
HISTORY 329 History of American Capitalism4
HISTORY 343 Colonial British North America3-4
HISTORY 344 The Age of the American Revolution, 1763-17893-4
HISTORY 345 Military History of the United States3-4
HISTORY/​GEN&WS  353 Women and Gender in the U.S. to 18703-4
HISTORY/​GEN&WS  354 Women and Gender in the U.S. Since 18703-4
HISTORY/​CHICLA/​LACIS/​POLI SCI  355 Labor in the Americas: US & Mexico in Comparative & Historical Perspective3
HISTORY/​AFROAMER  393 Slavery, Civil War, and Reconstruction, 1848-18773-4
HISTORY/​HIST SCI/​MED HIST  394 Science in America3
HISTORY 403 Immigration and Assimilation in American History3-4
HISTORY 408 American Labor History: 1900-Present3-4
HISTORY/​ED POL  412 History of American Education3
HISTORY/​JEWISH  416 Eastern European Jews in the United States, 1880s-1930s3-4
HISTORY/​CHICLA/​POLI SCI  422 Latino History and Politics3
HISTORY 427 The American Military Experience to 19023-4
HISTORY 428 The American Military Experience Since 18993-4
HISTORY 434 American Foreign Relations, 1901 to the Present3-4
HISTORY/​CHICLA  435 Colony, Nation, and Minority: The Puerto Ricans' World3
HISTORY/​LEGAL ST  459 Rule of Law: Philosophical and Historical Models3-4
HISTORY/​ENVIR ST/​GEOG  460 American Environmental History4
HISTORY/​CHICLA  461 The American West to18503-4
HISTORY/​CHICLA  462 The American West Since 18503-4
HISTORY 465 Global Environmental History,The American Economy to 18653-4
HISTORY/​ECON  466 The American Economy Since 18653-4
HISTORY/​CHICLA  468 Popular Culture in the Multi-racial United States3-4
HISTORY/​ENVIR ST/​GEOG  469 The Making of the American Landscape4
HISTORY/​AMER IND  490 American Indian History3-4
HISTORY/​HIST SCI/​MED HIST  504 Society and Health Care in American History3
HISTORY/​JOURN  560 History of Mass Communication4
HISTORY/​L I S  569 History of American Librarianship3
HISTORY 607 The American Impact Abroad: The Historical Dimension3
HISTORY/​AFROAMER  628 History of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States3
History—European History
HISTORY/​CLASSICS  110 The Ancient Mediterranean4
HISTORY 111 Culture & Society in the Ancient Mediterranean3-4
HISTORY/​MEDIEVAL/​RELIG ST  112 The World of Late Antiquity (200-900 C.E.)4
HISTORY 115 Medieval Europe 410-15004
HISTORY 119 The Making of Modern Europe 1500-18154
HISTORY 120 Europe and the Modern World 1815 to the Present4
HISTORY 123 English History: England to 16883-4
HISTORY 124 British History: 1688 to the Present4
HISTORY 201 The Historian's Craft (topic must be approved)3-4
HISTORY/​RELIG ST  208 Western Intellectual and Religious History to 15003-4
HISTORY/​RELIG ST  209 Western Intellectual and Religious History since 15003-4
HISTORY/​RELIG ST  212 The History of Western Christianity to 17504
HISTORY/​MEDIEVAL  215 Life in the Middle Ages: An Inter-Departmental Course3-4
HISTORY 223 Explorations in European History (H)3-4
HISTORY 224 Explorations in European History (S)3
HISTORY/​GEOG/​POLI SCI/​SLAVIC  253 Russia: An Interdisciplinary Survey4
HISTORY/​GEOG/​POLI SCI/​SLAVIC  254 Eastern Europe: An Interdisciplinary Survey4
HISTORY 270 Eastern Europe since 19003-4
HISTORY 271 History Study Abroad: European History1-4
HISTORY 303 A History of Greek Civilization3-4
HISTORY 307 A History of Rome3-4
HISTORY/​MEDIEVAL/​RELIG ST  309 The Crusades: Christianity and Islam3-4
HISTORY/​MEDIEVAL/​RELIG ST  312 The Medieval Church3-4
HISTORY/​MEDIEVAL  313 Introduction to Byzantine History and Civilization3-4
HISTORY/​MEDIEVAL  314 Problems in Byzantine History and Civilization3-4
HISTORY/​MEDIEVAL/​RELIG ST  318 Medieval Social and Intellectual History, 1200-14503-4
HISTORY 320 Early Modern France, 1500-17153-4
HISTORY/​HIST SCI  323 The Scientific Revolution: From Copernicus to Newton3
HISTORY/​HIST SCI  324 Science in the Enlightenment3
HISTORY/​ENVIR ST  328 Environmental History of Europe3
HISTORY 333 The Renaissance3-4
HISTORY/​RELIG ST  334 The Reformation3-4
HISTORY 348 France from Napoleon to the Great War, 1799-19143-4
HISTORY 349 Contemporary France, 1914 to the Present3-4
HISTORY 350 The First World War and the Shaping of Twentieth-Century Europe3-4
HISTORY 351 Seventeenth-Century Europe3-4
HISTORY 352 Eighteenth Century Europe3-4
HISTORY 357 The Second World War3-4
HISTORY 358 French Revolution and Napoleon3-4
HISTORY 359 History of Europe Since 19453-4
HISTORY 361 The Emergence of Mod Britain: England 1485-16603-4
HISTORY 367 Society and Ideas in Shakespeare's England3-4
HISTORY/​JEWISH/​MEDIEVAL/​RELIG ST  368 The Bible in the Middle Ages3
HISTORY/​JEWISH  373 Modern Political History of the Jews: 1655-19194
HISTORY/​JEWISH  374 Modern Political History of the Jews: Era of Mass Movements, 1870-19704
HISTORY/​GEN&WS  392 Women and Gender in Modern Europe3-4
HISTORY 410 History of Germany, 1871 to the Present3-4
HISTORY/​RELIG ST  411 The Enlightenment and Its Critics3
HISTORY 417 History of Russia3-4
HISTORY 418 History of Russia3-4
HISTORY 419 History of Soviet Russia3-4
HISTORY 420 Russian Social and Intellectual History3-4
HISTORY 424 The Soviet Union and the World, 1917-19913-4
HISTORY 425 History of Poland and the Baltic Area3-4
HISTORY/​LEGAL ST  426 The History of Punishment3-4
HISTORY/​SCAND ST  431 History of Scandinavia to 18153
HISTORY/​SCAND ST  432 History of Scandinavia Since 18153
HISTORY/​RELIG ST  437 Western Christianity from Augustine to Darwin4
HISTORY 467 Economic and Social History of Europe 1500-17503-4
HISTORY/​RELIG ST  470 Religious Thought in Modern Europe3-4
HISTORY 474 European Social History, 1830-19143-4
HISTORY 475 European Social History, 1914-Present3-4
HISTORY/​LEGAL ST  476 Medieval Law and Society3
HISTORY/​ED POL  478 Comparative History of Childhood and Adolescence3
HISTORY/​LEGAL ST  502 Law and Colonialism3
HISTORY/​HIST SCI/​MED HIST  507 Health, Disease and Healing I3-4
HISTORY/​HIST SCI/​MED HIST  508 Health, Disease and Healing II3-4
HISTORY 514 European Cultural History Since 18703-4
HISTORY/​CURRIC/​JEWISH  515 Holocaust: History, Memory and Education3
HISTORY/​CLASSICS/​RELIG ST  517 Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean3
HISTORY/​JEWISH  518 Anti-Semitism in European Culture, 1700-19453
HISTORY/​JEWISH/​RELIG ST  529 Intellectual and Religious History of European Jewry, 1648-19394
HISTORY 540 Balkans and Middle East, 1700-1918: The Rise of National States3-4
HISTORY/​CLASSICS/​FRENCH/​ITALIAN/​MEDIEVAL  550 Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies in Medieval Civilization3
HISTORY/​CLASSICS/​HIST SCI/​MED HIST/​S&A PHM  561 Greek and Roman Medicine and Pharmacy3
HISTORY/​SCAND ST  577 Contemporary Scandinavia: Politics and History3-4
History of Science
HIST SCI/​GEN&WS  537 Childbirth in the United States3
Medical History and Bioethics
MED HIST/​HIST SCI  218 History of Twentieth Century American Medicine3
Political Science
POLI SCI/​CHICLA/​HISTORY  422 Latino History and Politics3

World/Global or Non-Western History

Select one course from the following.

World/Global or Non-Western History course options

African Languages & Literature
AFRICAN/​HISTORY  129 Africa on the Global Stage3-4
AFRICAN 230 Introduction to Yoruba Life and Culture3
AFRICAN 232 Introduction to Swahili Cultures3
AFRICAN/​AFROAMER/​ANTHRO/​GEOG/​HISTORY/​POLI SCI/​SOC  277 Africa: An Introductory Survey4
AFRICAN/​AFROAMER/​HISTORY/​POLI SCI  297 African and African-American Linkages: An Introduction4
AFRICAN/​LCA/​RELIG ST  370 Islam: Religion and Culture4
Afro-American Studies
AFROAMER/​ANTHRO/​C&E SOC/​GEOG/​HISTORY/​LACIS/​POLI SCI/​SOC/​SPANISH  260 Latin America: An Introduction3-4
AFROAMER/​AFRICAN/​ANTHRO/​GEOG/​HISTORY/​POLI SCI/​SOC  277 Africa: An Introductory Survey4
AFROAMER/​AFRICAN/​HISTORY/​POLI SCI  297 African and African-American Linkages: An Introduction4
Anthropology
ANTHRO/​AFROAMER/​C&E SOC/​GEOG/​HISTORY/​LACIS/​POLI SCI/​SOC/​SPANISH  260 Latin America: An Introduction3-4
ANTHRO/​AFRICAN/​AFROAMER/​GEOG/​HISTORY/​POLI SCI/​SOC  277 Africa: An Introductory Survey4
ANTHRO/​AMER IND  314 Indians of North America3
ANTHRO 333 Prehistory of Africa3
Community & Environmental Sociology
C&E SOC/​AFROAMER/​ANTHRO/​GEOG/​HISTORY/​LACIS/​POLI SCI/​SOC/​SPANISH  260 Latin America: An Introduction3-4
East Asian Area Studies
E A STDS/​HISTORY  103 Introduction to East Asian History: China3-4
E A STDS/​HISTORY  104 Introduction to East Asian History: Japan3-4
E A STDS/​HISTORY/​POLI SCI  255 Introduction to East Asian Civilizations3-4
E A STDS/​ASIAN AM/​HISTORY  276 Chinese Migrations since 15003-4
E A STDS/​HISTORY  337 Social and Intellectual History of China, 589 AD-19193-4
E A STDS/​HISTORY  341 History of Modern China, 1800-19493-4
E A STDS/​HISTORY  342 History of the Peoples Republic of China, 1949 to the Present3-4
E A STDS/​HISTORY  363 China and World War II in Asia3-4
E A STDS/​HISTORY  454 Samurai: History and Image3-4
E A STDS/​HISTORY  456 Pearl Harbor & Hiroshima: Japan, the US & The Crisis in Asia3-4
East Asian Languages & Literature
E ASIAN/​HISTORY/​RELIG ST  267 Asian Religions in Global Perspective3
E ASIAN/​HISTORY/​LCA/​RELIG ST  308 Introduction to Buddhism3-4
Gender and Women's Studies
GEN&WS/​HISTORY  134 Women and Gender in World History3-4
Geography
GEOG/​HISTORY/​LCA/​POLI SCI/​SOC  244 Introduction to Southeast Asia: Vietnam to the Philippines4
GEOG/​HISTORY/​LCA/​POLI SCI/​SOC  252 The Civilizations of India-Modern Period4
GEOG/​AFROAMER/​ANTHRO/​C&E SOC/​HISTORY/​LACIS/​POLI SCI/​SOC/​SPANISH  260 Latin America: An Introduction3-4
GEOG/​AFRICAN/​AFROAMER/​ANTHRO/​HISTORY/​POLI SCI/​SOC  277 Africa: An Introductory Survey4
History
HISTORY/​E A STDS  103 Introduction to East Asian History: China3-4
HISTORY/​E A STDS  104 Introduction to East Asian History: Japan3-4
HISTORY 105 Introduction to the History of Africa3-4
HISTORY/​ASIAN  108 Introduction to East Asian History - Korea3-4
HISTORY/​AFRICAN  129 Africa on the Global Stage3-4
HISTORY 130 An Introduction to World History3-4
HISTORY/​GEN&WS  134 Women and Gender in World History3-4
HISTORY 139 The Middle East in the 20th Century3-4
HISTORY 142 History of South Asia to the Present3-4
HISTORY 144 Traveling the World: South Asians in Diaspora4
HISTORY 201 The Historian's Craft (topic must be approved)3-4
HISTORY/​RELIG ST  205 The Making of the Islamic World: The Middle East, 500-15003-4
HISTORY 225 Explorations in Third World History (H)3-4
HISTORY 228 Explorations in Transnational/Comparative History (Social Science) (topic must be approved)3
HISTORY 229 Explorations in Transnational/Comparative History (Humanities) (topic must be approved)3
HISTORY 241 Latin America from 1780 to 19404
HISTORY 242 Modern Latin America, 1898 to the Present4
HISTORY/​GEOG/​LCA/​POLI SCI/​SOC  244 Introduction to Southeast Asia: Vietnam to the Philippines4
HISTORY/​CHICLA/​GEN&WS  245 Chicana and Latina History3
HISTORY/​ASIAN AM/​LCA  246 Southeast Asian Refugees of the "Cold" War4
HISTORY/​GEOG/​LCA/​POLI SCI/​SOC  252 The Civilizations of India-Modern Period4
HISTORY/​E A STDS/​POLI SCI  255 Introduction to East Asian Civilizations3-4
HISTORY/​AFROAMER/​ANTHRO/​C&E SOC/​GEOG/​LACIS/​POLI SCI/​SOC/​SPANISH  260 Latin America: An Introduction3-4
HISTORY/​LCA  265 An Introduction to Central Asia: From the Silk Route to Afghanistan3
HISTORY/​E ASIAN/​RELIG ST  267 Asian Religions in Global Perspective3
HISTORY 273 History Study Abroad: Non-Western History1-4
HISTORY/​ASIAN AM/​E A STDS  276 Chinese Migrations since 15003-4
HISTORY/​AFRICAN/​AFROAMER/​ANTHRO/​GEOG/​POLI SCI/​SOC  277 Africa: An Introductory Survey4
HISTORY 278 Africans in the Americas, 1492-18083-4
HISTORY 279 Afro-Atlantic History, 1808-Present3-4
HISTORY/​AFRICAN/​AFROAMER/​POLI SCI  297 African and African-American Linkages: An Introduction4
HISTORY/​E ASIAN/​LCA/​RELIG ST  308 Introduction to Buddhism3-4
HISTORY/​MEDIEVAL/​RELIG ST  309 The Crusades: Christianity and Islam3-4
HISTORY 319 The Vietnam Wars3-4
HISTORY 335 Korean History, 1945 to present3-4
HISTORY 336 Chinese Economic and Business History: From Silk to iPhones3-4
HISTORY/​E A STDS  337 Social and Intellectual History of China, 589 AD-19193-4
HISTORY/​E A STDS  341 History of Modern China, 1800-19493-4
HISTORY/​E A STDS  342 History of the Peoples Republic of China, 1949 to the Present3-4
HISTORY/​AFROAMER  347 The Caribbean and its Diasporas3
HISTORY/​E A STDS  363 China and World War II in Asia3-4
HISTORY 377 History of Africa, 1500 to 18703-4
HISTORY 378 History of Africa Since 18703-4
HISTORY/​RELIG ST  379 Islam in Iran3
HISTORY/​CHICLA/​POLI SCI  422 Latino History and Politics3
HISTORY/​CHICLA  435 Colony, Nation, and Minority: The Puerto Ricans' World3
HISTORY/​LCA/​RELIG ST  438 Buddhism and Society in Southeast Asian History3-4
HISTORY/​RELIG ST  439 Islamic History From the Origin of Islam to the Ottoman Empire3-4
HISTORY 441 Revolution and Conflict in Modern Latin America3-4
HISTORY 444 History of East Africa3-4
HISTORY 445 History of Equatorial Africa3-4
HISTORY 450 Making of Modern South Asia3-4
HISTORY/​E A STDS  454 Samurai: History and Image3-4
HISTORY/​E A STDS  456 Pearl Harbor & Hiroshima: Japan, the US & The Crisis in Asia3-4
HISTORY/​LCA  457 History of Southeast Asia to 18003-4
HISTORY/​LCA  458 History of Southeast Asia Since 18003-4
HISTORY 463 Topics in South Asian History3
HISTORY/​GEN&WS/​LCA  472 Women in Turkish Society3
HISTORY 533 Multi-Racial Societies in Latin America3-4
HISTORY 540 Balkans and Middle East, 1700-1918: The Rise of National States3-4
HISTORY/​LCA/​RELIG ST  547 Religion, Colonialism & Modernity in Southeast Asia3
HISTORY 555 History of Brazil3-4
HISTORY/​HIST SCI/​MED HIST  564 Disease, Medicine and Public Health in the History of Latin America and the Caribbean3
International Studies
INTL ST 266 Introduction to the Middle East3
Jewish Studies
JEWISH/​RELIG ST  377 Jewish Cultural History (in English)4
Languages and Cultures of Asia
LCA/​GEOG/​HISTORY/​POLI SCI/​SOC  244 Introduction to Southeast Asia: Vietnam to the Philippines4
LCA/​ASIAN AM/​HISTORY  246 Southeast Asian Refugees of the "Cold" War4
LCA/​GEOG/​HISTORY/​POLI SCI/​SOC  252 The Civilizations of India-Modern Period4
LCA/​HISTORY  265 An Introduction to Central Asia: From the Silk Route to Afghanistan3
LCA/​E ASIAN/​HISTORY/​RELIG ST  308 Introduction to Buddhism3-4
LCA/​RELIG ST  355 Hinduism4
LCA/​AFRICAN/​RELIG ST  370 Islam: Religion and Culture4
LCA/​HISTORY/​RELIG ST  438 Buddhism and Society in Southeast Asian History3-4
LCA/​HISTORY  457 History of Southeast Asia to 18003-4
LCA/​HISTORY  458 History of Southeast Asia Since 18003-4
Medieval Studies
MEDIEVAL/​HISTORY/​RELIG ST  309 The Crusades: Christianity and Islam3-4
Political Science
POLI SCI/​GEOG/​HISTORY/​LCA/​SOC  244 Introduction to Southeast Asia: Vietnam to the Philippines4
POLI SCI/​GEOG/​HISTORY/​LCA/​SOC  252 The Civilizations of India-Modern Period4
POLI SCI/​E A STDS/​HISTORY  255 Introduction to East Asian Civilizations3-4
POLI SCI/​AFROAMER/​ANTHRO/​C&E SOC/​GEOG/​HISTORY/​LACIS/​SOC/​SPANISH  260 Latin America: An Introduction3-4
POLI SCI/​AFRICAN/​AFROAMER/​ANTHRO/​GEOG/​HISTORY/​SOC  277 Africa: An Introductory Survey4
POLI SCI/​AFRICAN/​AFROAMER/​HISTORY  297 African and African-American Linkages: An Introduction4
Religious Studies
RELIG ST/​HISTORY  205 The Making of the Islamic World: The Middle East, 500-15003-4
RELIG ST/​E ASIAN/​HISTORY  267 Asian Religions in Global Perspective3
RELIG ST/​E ASIAN/​HISTORY/​LCA  308 Introduction to Buddhism3-4
RELIG ST/​HISTORY/​MEDIEVAL  309 The Crusades: Christianity and Islam3-4
RELIG ST/​LCA  355 Hinduism4
RELIG ST/​AFRICAN/​LCA  370 Islam: Religion and Culture4
RELIG ST/​JEWISH  377 Jewish Cultural History (in English)4
RELIG ST/​HISTORY  379 Islam in Iran3
RELIG ST/​HISTORY/​LCA  438 Buddhism and Society in Southeast Asian History3-4
RELIG ST/​HISTORY  439 Islamic History From the Origin of Islam to the Ottoman Empire3-4
Sociology
SOC/​GEOG/​HISTORY/​LCA/​POLI SCI  244 Introduction to Southeast Asia: Vietnam to the Philippines4
SOC/​GEOG/​HISTORY/​LCA/​POLI SCI  252 The Civilizations of India-Modern Period4
SOC/​AFROAMER/​ANTHRO/​C&E SOC/​GEOG/​HISTORY/​LACIS/​POLI SCI/​SPANISH  260 Latin America: An Introduction3-4
SOC/​AFRICAN/​AFROAMER/​ANTHRO/​GEOG/​HISTORY/​POLI SCI  277 Africa: An Introductory Survey4
Spanish
SPANISH/​AFROAMER/​ANTHRO/​C&E SOC/​GEOG/​HISTORY/​LACIS/​POLI SCI/​SOC  260 Latin America: An Introduction3-4

Lands/People

United States or Europe

Select one course from the following. Courses have been selected from the departments of Afro-American Studies, American Indian Studies, Anthropology, Asian American Studies, Chican@ and Latin@ Studies, Geography, and Sociology.

United States or European course options

Afro-American Studies
AFROAMER 151 Introduction to Contemporary Afro-American Society3
AFROAMER 156 Black Music and American Cultural History3
AFROAMER/​GEN&WS  221 Introduction to Black Women's Studies3
AFROAMER/​ANTHRO/​C&E SOC/​GEOG/​HISTORY/​LACIS/​POLI SCI/​SOC/​SPANISH  260 Latin America: An Introduction3-4
AFROAMER 272 Race and American Politics from the New Deal to the New Right3
AFROAMER/​AFRICAN/​HISTORY/​POLI SCI  297 African and African-American Linkages: An Introduction4
AFROAMER 303 Blacks, Film, and Society3
AFROAMER/​GEN&WS  333 Black Feminisms3
AFROAMER/​HISTORY  347 The Caribbean and its Diasporas3
AFROAMER/​ASIAN AM  443 Mutual Perceptions of Racial Minorities3
AFROAMER/​POLI SCI  519 African American Political Theory3-4
AFROAMER/​HDFS/​SOC WORK  521 African American Families3
AFROAMER/​HIST SCI/​MED HIST  523 Race, American Medicine and Public Health3
AFROAMER/​GEN&WS  624 African American Women's Activism (19th & 20th Centuries)3
AFROAMER 673 Selected Topics in Afro-American Society3
American Indian Studies
AMER IND 100 Introduction to American Indian Studies3
AMER IND 250 Indians of Wisconsin3
AMER IND/​ANTHRO  314 Indians of North America3
AMER IND/​ANTHRO  353 Indians of the Western Great Lakes3
AMER IND/​LINGUIS  371 Survey of North American Indian Languages3
AMER IND/​ANTHRO/​FOLKLORE/​GEN&WS  437 American Indian Women3
AMER IND/​LSC  444 Native American Environmental Issues and the Media3
AMER IND 450 Issues in American Indian Studies3
AMER IND/​HDFS  522 American Indian Families3
AMER IND/​C&E SOC/​SOC  578 Poverty and Place3
AMER IND/​SOC WORK  658 American Indian Affairs2-3
Anthropology
ANTHRO 104 Cultural Anthropology and Human Diversity3
Asian American Studies
ASIAN AM 101 Introduction to Asian American Studies3
ASIAN AM/​SOC  220 Ethnic Movements in the United States3-4
ASIAN AM 240 Topics in Asian American Studies3
ASIAN AM/​E A STDS/​HISTORY  276 Chinese Migrations since 15003-4
ASIAN AM/​COM ARTS  420 Asian Americans and Media3
ASIAN AM/​AFROAMER  443 Mutual Perceptions of Racial Minorities3
ASIAN AM 540 Special Topics3
ASIAN AM/​JOURN  662 Mass Media and Minorities4
Chican@ and Latin@ Studies
CHICLA/​AFROAMER/​AMER IND/​ASIAN AM/​FOLKLORE  102 Introduction to Comparative US Ethnic and American Indian Studies3
CHICLA 201 Introduction to Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies3
CHICLA 210 Chicana/o and Latina/o Cultural Studies3
CHICLA/​POLI SCI  231 Politics in Multi-Cultural Societies3-4
CHICLA 330 Topics in Chicano/a Studies3-4
CHICLA/​GEN&WS  332 Latinas: Self Identity and Social Change3
CHICLA/​COM ARTS  347 Race, Ethnicity, and Media3
CHICLA/​COM ARTS  419 Latino/as and Media3
CHICLA/​HISTORY  435 Colony, Nation, and Minority: The Puerto Ricans' World3
CHICLA/​SOC WORK  657 Understanding Latino Families and Communities3
Geography
GEOG/​HISTORY/​POLI SCI/​SLAVIC  253 Russia: An Interdisciplinary Survey4
GEOG/​HISTORY/​POLI SCI/​SLAVIC  254 Eastern Europe: An Interdisciplinary Survey4
GEOG 342 Geography of Wisconsin3
GEOG 344 The American West3
GEOG 349 Europe3
Sociology
SOC 120 Marriage and Family3-4
SOC 125 American Society: How It Really Works3-4
SOC 134 Problems of American Racial and Ethnic Minorities3-4
SOC 138 The Sociology of Gender3-4
SOC 170 Population Problems3-4

Global Comparative or Non-Western Cultures

Select one course from the following. Courses have been selected from Anthropology, Asian American Studies, East Asian Area Studies, Folklore, Geography, History, Languages and Cultures of Asia, Latin American, Caribbean, and Iberian Studies, and Sociology.

Global Comparative or Non-Western Cultures course options

Anthropology
ANTHRO 100 General Anthropology3
ANTHRO 102 Archaeology and the Prehistoric World3
ANTHRO 104 Cultural Anthropology and Human Diversity3
Asian American Studies
ASIAN AM/​HISTORY/​LCA  246 Southeast Asian Refugees of the "Cold" War4
East Asian Area Studies
E A STDS/​HISTORY/​POLI SCI  255 Introduction to East Asian Civilizations3-4
E A STDS/​HISTORY  337 Social and Intellectual History of China, 589 AD-19193-4
Folklore
FOLKLORE/​SCAND ST  443 Sami Culture, Yesterday and Today4
Geography
GEOG 101 Introduction to Human Geography4
GEOG/​ENVIR ST  139 Living in the Global Environment: An Introduction to People-Environment Geography3-4
GEOG/​HISTORY/​LCA/​POLI SCI/​SOC  244 Introduction to Southeast Asia: Vietnam to the Philippines4
GEOG/​HISTORY/​LCA/​POLI SCI/​SOC  252 The Civilizations of India-Modern Period4
GEOG/​AFROAMER/​ANTHRO/​C&E SOC/​HISTORY/​LACIS/​POLI SCI/​SOC/​SPANISH  260 Latin America: An Introduction3-4
GEOG/​AFRICAN/​AFROAMER/​ANTHRO/​HISTORY/​POLI SCI/​SOC  277 Africa: An Introductory Survey4
GEOG 301 Geography of Social Organization3
GEOG 302 Economic Geography: Locational Behavior4
GEOG/​URB R PL  305 Introduction to the City3-4
GEOG/​ENVIR ST  309 People, Land and Food: Comparative Study of Agriculture Systems3
GEOG 318 Introduction to Geopolitics3
GEOG/​ENVIR ST  339 Environmental Conservation4
GEOG 340 World Regions in Global Context3
GEOG 348 Latin America4
GEOG 355 Africa, South of the Sahara3
GEOG 358 Human Geography of Southeast Asia3
GEOG/​ENVIR ST/​HISTORY  460 American Environmental History4
GEOG 501 Space and Place: A Geography of Experience3
History
HISTORY/​E A STDS/​POLI SCI  255 Introduction to East Asian Civilizations3-4
HISTORY/​LCA  265 An Introduction to Central Asia: From the Silk Route to Afghanistan3
HISTORY/​AFRICAN/​AFROAMER/​ANTHRO/​GEOG/​POLI SCI/​SOC  277 Africa: An Introductory Survey4
HISTORY 450 Making of Modern South Asia3-4
International Studies
INTL ST 266 Introduction to the Middle East3
Languages and Cultures of Asia
LCA/​GEOG/​HISTORY/​POLI SCI/​SOC  244 Introduction to Southeast Asia: Vietnam to the Philippines4
LCA/​ASIAN AM/​HISTORY  246 Southeast Asian Refugees of the "Cold" War4
LCA/​GEOG/​HISTORY/​POLI SCI/​SOC  252 The Civilizations of India-Modern Period4
LCA/​RELIG ST  355 Hinduism4
LCA/​HISTORY/​RELIG ST  438 Buddhism and Society in Southeast Asian History3-4
Latin American, Caribbean, and Iberian Studies
LACIS/​AFROAMER/​ANTHRO/​C&E SOC/​GEOG/​HISTORY/​POLI SCI/​SOC/​SPANISH  260 Latin America: An Introduction3-4
Sociology
SOC/​C&E SOC  140 Introduction to Community and Environmental Sociology3
SOC 170 Population Problems3-4

Electives

Choose additional electives to reach the minimum of 24 credits. Electives must be chosen from the courses listed above or from the departments of Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology.

Recommended Course Options

It is strongly recommended to take at least one of the following non-Western interdisciplinary courses while meeting the minor requirements.

GEOG/​HISTORY/​LCA/​POLI SCI/​SOC  244 Introduction to Southeast Asia: Vietnam to the Philippines4
GEOG/​HISTORY/​LCA/​POLI SCI/​SOC  252 The Civilizations of India-Modern Period4
GEOG/​AFROAMER/​ANTHRO/​C&E SOC/​HISTORY/​LACIS/​POLI SCI/​SOC/​SPANISH  260 Latin America: An Introduction3-4
GEOG/​AFRICAN/​AFROAMER/​ANTHRO/​HISTORY/​POLI SCI/​SOC  277 Africa: An Introductory Survey4
HISTORY/​E A STDS/​POLI SCI  255 Introduction to East Asian Civilizations3-4
HISTORY/​LCA  265 An Introduction to Central Asia: From the Silk Route to Afghanistan3