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Program Requirements

Bachelor of Global and International Studies (B.G.In.S.)

Note: Details regarding graduation requirements, the international experience requirement, and the language requirement for the B.G.In.S. degree can be found at the B.G.In.S. program page.

Specialization in Migration and Diaspora Studies
B.G.In.S. Honours (20.0 credits)

A. Credits Included in the Major CGPA (12.0 credits)
1.  4.5 credits in: Core Courses4.5
GINS 1000 [0.5]
Global History
GINS 1010 [0.5]
International Law and Politics
GINS 1020 [0.5]
Ethnography, Globalization and Culture
GINS 2000 [0.5]
Ethics and Globalization
GINS 2010 [0.5]
Globalization and International Economic Issues
GINS 2020 [0.5]
Global Literatures
GINS 3010 [0.5]
Global and International Theory
GINS 3020 [0.5]
Places, Boundaries, Movements and Global Environmental Change
GINS 4090 [0.5]
Honours Seminar in Global and International Studies
2.  7.5 credits in: the Specialization7.5
a. 2.0 credits in: Foundations
ENGL 1009 [0.5]
Literature in Global Context
ENGL 1010 [0.5]
Writing an English Essay
SOCI 1001 [0.5]
Introduction to Sociology I
SOCI 1002 [0.5]
Introduction to Sociology II
b. 0.5 credit in: Core
MGDS 2000 [0.5]
Migration and Diaspora Studies
c. 1.5 credits in: Advanced Disciplinary Approaches
ENGL 3940 [0.5]
Studies in Diaspora Lit.
SOCI 3019 [0.5]
Sociology of International Migration
PSCI 3608 [0.5]
Migration Governance
d. 2.0 credits from: Cultural, Social, Economic and Political Studies
CDNS 3600 [0.5]
Cultural Politics and Identities in Canada
ECON 3370 [0.5]
The Economics of Migration
ENGL 2926 [0.5]
African Literatures I
ENGL 2927 [0.5]
African Literatures II
ENGL 2936 [0.5]
South Asian Literatures I
ENGL 2937 [0.5]
South Asian Literatures II
ENGL 2956 [0.5]
Literatures of the Americas I
ENGL 2957 [0.5]
Literatures of the Americas II
ENGL 3603 [0.5]
20th- and 21st-century Fiction
ENGL 3702 [0.5]
American Culture
GINS 3900 [0.5]
International Placement
GEOG 2200 [0.5]
Global Connections
GEOG 2300 [0.5]
Space, Place and Culture
GEOG 2400 [0.5]
Cities and Urbanization
GEOG 3021 [0.5]
Geographies of Culture and Identity
GEOG 3024 [0.5]
Understanding Globalization
GEOG 3700 [0.5]
Population Geography
HIST 2304 [1.0]
Social and Cultural History of Canada
HIST 3217 [0.5]
Empire and Globalization
HIST 3500 [0.5]
Canadian Immigration 1760-1875
HUMR 3301 [0.5]
Racialization, Racism and Human Rights
LAWS 2105 [0.5]
Social Justice and Human Rights
MUSI 2008 [0.5]
Music of the World's Peoples
SOCI 2020 [0.5]
Race and Ethnicity
SOCI 3020 [0.5]
Studies in Race and Ethnicity
SOCI 3027 [0.5]
Globalization and Human Rights
SOCI 3805 [0.5]
Studies in Population
WGST 3803 [0.5]
Feminisms and Transnationalism
e. 1.5 credits from: Honours Seminar and Honours Research Essay
CDNS 4300 [0.5]
Contested Spaces and Communities
CDNS 4500 [0.5]
Canada and the World
ENGL 4947 [0.5]
Issues in Diaspora Lit.
EURR 4304 [0.5]
Europe and International Migration
GEOG 4021 [0.5]
Seminar in Culture, Identity and Place
GEOG 4023 [0.5]
Seminar in Special Topics on the City
GEOG 4024 [0.5]
Seminar in Globalization
GINS 4908 [1.0]
Honours Research Essay
HUMR 4201 [0.5]
Citizenship and Human Rights
HUMR 4404 [0.5]
Rights of Refugees and Displaced Persons
LAWS 4607 [0.5]
Immigration and Refugee Law
PSCI 4610 [0.5]
Politics of Migration Management
PSCI 4807 [0.5]
Migration and Mobility: Politics of Citizenship and Identity
PSCI 4817 [0.5]
International Politics of Forced Migration
SOCI 4043 [0.5]
Advanced Studies in the Sociology of the Family
Advanced Studies in Globalization and Citizenship
B. Credits Not Included in the Major CGPA (8.0 credits)
3.  8.0 credits in: Free Electives8.0
C. Additional Requirements
4. The International Experience requirements must be met.
5. The Language requirement must be met.
Total Credits20.0

Stream in Migration and Diaspora Studies
B.G.In.S. General (15.0 credits)

A. Credits Included in the Major CGPA (8.0 credits)
1.  4.0 credits in: Core Courses4.0
GINS 1000 [0.5]
Global History
GINS 1010 [0.5]
International Law and Politics
GINS 1020 [0.5]
Ethnography, Globalization and Culture
GINS 2000 [0.5]
Ethics and Globalization
GINS 2010 [0.5]
Globalization and International Economic Issues
GINS 2020 [0.5]
Global Literatures
GINS 3010 [0.5]
Global and International Theory
GINS 3020 [0.5]
Places, Boundaries, Movements and Global Environmental Change
2.  4.0 credits from: the Stream4.0
a. Foundations
ENGL 1009 [0.5]
Literature in Global Context
ENGL 1010 [0.5]
Writing an English Essay
SOCI 1001 [0.5]
Introduction to Sociology I
SOCI 1002 [0.5]
Introduction to Sociology II
b. Core
MGDS 2000 [0.5]
Migration and Diaspora Studies
c. Advanced Disciplinary approaches
ENGL 3940 [0.5]
Studies in Diaspora Lit.
SOCI 3019 [0.5]
Sociology of International Migration
PSCI 3608 [0.5]
Migration Governance
d. Cultural and Social Studies
CDNS 3600 [0.5]
Cultural Politics and Identities in Canada
ENGL 2926 [0.5]
African Literatures I
ENGL 2927 [0.5]
African Literatures II
ENGL 2937 [0.5]
South Asian Literatures II
ENGL 2956 [0.5]
Literatures of the Americas I
ENGL 2957 [0.5]
Literatures of the Americas II
GINS 3900 [0.5]
International Placement
GEOG 2200 [0.5]
Global Connections
GEOG 2300 [0.5]
Space, Place and Culture
GEOG 3021 [0.5]
Geographies of Culture and Identity
GEOG 3024 [0.5]
Understanding Globalization
GEOG 3700 [0.5]
Population Geography
HIST 2304 [1.0]
Social and Cultural History of Canada
HIST 3217 [0.5]
Empire and Globalization
HIST 3403 [1.0]
Comparative Slavery and Emancipation in the Atlantic World
HIST 3500 [0.5]
Canadian Immigration 1760-1875
HIST 3507 [0.5]
Canadian Immigration from 1875
HUMR 3301 [0.5]
Racialization, Racism and Human Rights
LAWS 2105 [0.5]
Social Justice and Human Rights
MUSI 2008 [0.5]
Music of the World's Peoples
SOCI 2020 [0.5]
Race and Ethnicity
SOCI 3020 [0.5]
Studies in Race and Ethnicity
SOCI 3027 [0.5]
Globalization and Human Rights
SOCI 3805 [0.5]
Studies in Population
WGST 3803 [0.5]
Feminisms and Transnationalism
B. Credits Not Included in the Major CGPA (7.0 credits)
3.  7.0 credits in: Free Electives7.0
C. Additional Requirements
4. The Language requirement must be met.
Total Credits15.0

Migration and Diaspora Studies (MGDS) Courses

MGDS 2000 [0.5 credit]
Migration and Diaspora Studies

Introduction to the social, cultural, economic and political implications of the movement of people with a multidisciplinary and multiscale approach to topics such as migration and immigration, diaspora identities, global culture, and transnationalism. Introduction to basic research and academic writing skills.
Prerequisite(s): second-year standing.
Seminar three hours a week.

Summer session: some of the courses listed in this Calendar are offered during the summer. Hours and scheduling for summer session courses will differ significantly from those reported in the fall/winter Calendar. To determine the scheduling and hours for summer session classes, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca

Not all courses listed are offered in a given year. For an up-to-date statement of course offerings for the current session and to determine the term of offering, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca

Regulations

In addition to the requirements listed here, students must satisfy:

  1. the University regulations including the process of Academic Performance Evaluation (see the Academic Regulations of the University section of this Calendar).