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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 Global Migration and Transnationalism
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.  0.0 credit in International Experience Requirement Preparation
GINS 1300 [0.0]
International Experience Requirement Preparation
3.  7.5 credits in the Specialization7.5
a. 1.0 credits in Foundations
ANTH 1001 [0.5]
Introduction to Anthropology
ANTH 1002 [0.5]
Introduction to Issues in Anthropology
CDNS 1102 [0.5]
Introduction to Canada and the World
ENGL 1009 [0.5]
Literature in Global Context
ENGL 1010 [0.5]
Writing Essays about Literature
FYSM 1408 [1.0]
World Literature in French
GEOG 1020 [0.5]
People, Places and Environments
HIST 1707 [1.0]
World History
PSCI 1200 [0.5]
World Politics
PSCI 1501 [0.5]
Politics of Migration
SOCI 1001 [0.5]
Introduction to Sociology I
SOCI 1002 [0.5]
Introduction to Sociology II
b. 0.5 credit in Specialization Core Course
MGDS 2000 [0.5]
Global Migration and Transnationalism
c. 3.5 credits from Global Migration and Transnationalism Thematic Categories
Must include 0.5 credit from each category:
1) Transnationalism in the Arts, Literature, and Music
2) Historical, Cultural, and Regional Contexts
3) Citizenship, Identity, and Rights
4) International Migration, Globalization, and Politics
At least 1.0 credit must be at the 3000-level. Only 0.5 credit at the 1000-level.
d. 1.0 credits from: Advanced Approaches in Global Migration and Transnationalism
AFRI 3005 [0.5]
African Migrations and Diasporas
ECON 3370 [0.5]
The Economics of Migration
ENGL 3940 [0.5]
Studies in Diaspora Lit.
HIST 3500 [0.5]
Canadian Immigration 1760-1875
HIST 3507 [0.5]
Canadian Immigration from 1875
PSCI 3608 [0.5]
Migration Governance
SOCI 3019 [0.5]
Sociology of International Migration
e. 1.5 credits from Approved 4000-level Honours Courses in Global Migration and Transnationalism
Notes:
1) Please see the list of Approved Courses in Global Migration and Transnationalism in this calendar for courses that fulfill the above thematic category and 4000-level Honours requirements.
2) Courses in the Specialization that potentially fulfill more than one specialization requirement can only be counted once.
3) Some upper-level courses on this list may have specific prerequisites. Students are encouraged to consult the course calendar when planning their schedules to be aware of those prerequisites and to fulfill them before registering. Prerequisites that do not count towards the Major CGPA may be counted towards free electives.
B. Credits Not Included in the Major CGPA (8.0 credits)
4.  8.0 credits in: Free Electives8.0
C. Additional Requirements
5. The International Experience requirements must be met.
6. The Language requirement must be met.
Total Credits20.0
 

Stream in Global Migration and Transnationalism
B.G.In.S. (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 in the Stream4.0
a. 1.0 credit from Foundations
ANTH 1001 [0.5]
Introduction to Anthropology
ANTH 1002 [0.5]
Introduction to Issues in Anthropology
CDNS 1102 [0.5]
Introduction to Canada and the World
ENGL 1009 [0.5]
Literature in Global Context
ENGL 1010 [0.5]
Writing Essays about Literature
FYSM 1408 [1.0]
World Literature in French
GEOG 1020 [0.5]
People, Places and Environments
HIST 1707 [1.0]
World History
PSCI 1200 [0.5]
World Politics
PSCI 1501 [0.5]
Politics of Migration
SOCI 1001 [0.5]
Introduction to Sociology I
SOCI 1002 [0.5]
Introduction to Sociology II
b. 0.5 credit in Stream Core Course
MGDS 2000 [0.5]
Global Migration and Transnationalism
c. 2.5 credits from Global Migration and Transnationalism Thematic Categories
1) Transnationalism in the Arts, Literature, and Music
2) Historical, Cultural, and Regional Contexts
3) Citizenship, Identity, and Rights
4) International Migration, Globalization, and Politics
Must include 0.5 credit in at least three of the four categories. Only 0.5 credit at the 1000 level. At least 1.0 credit must be at the 3000 level.
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
 

Approved Courses in Global Migration and Transnationalism

This list contains approved courses in Global Migration and Transnationalism that fulfill the four thematic and 4000-level Honours requirements for the BGInS Global Migration and Transnationalism Stream and Specialization. Students are advised that some courses may have prerequisites that must be met in order to register for a particular course.

Global Migration and Transnationalism Thematic Categories

1) Transnationalism in the Arts, Literature, and Music

2) Historical, Cultural, and Regional Contexts

3) Citizenship, Identity, and Rights

4) International Migration, Globalization, and Politics

Approved Courses in Global Migration and Transnationalism
1) Transnationalism in the Arts, Literature, and Music
AFRI 3609 [0.5]
African Cinema
ARTH 2003 [0.5]
Canadian Twentieth-Century and Contemporary Art
ARTH 2005 [0.5]
Arts of the First Peoples: The Woodlands, the Plains and the Subarctic
ARTH 2006 [0.5]
Arts of the First Peoples: The Southwest, the West Coast and the Arctic
ARTH 2007 [0.5]
Asian Art
ARTH 2008 [0.5]
Inuit Art
ARTH 2107 [0.5]
Islamic Architecture and Art
ARTH 2108 [0.5]
Art Worlds
ARTH 3007 [0.5]
Modern Asian Art
ARTH 3008 [0.5]
Contemporary Chinese Art and Art History
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
ENGL 3940 [0.5]
Studies in Diaspora Lit.
ENGL 3960 [0.5]
Studies in Indigenous Literature
ENGL 3965 [0.5]
Intro to Postcolonial Theory
ENGL 3972 [0.5]
Studies in Postcolonial Literature
EURR 3001 [0.5]
Literature and Culture in Europe
EURR 3002 [0.5]
Literature and Culture in Russia and Eurasia
FREN 3215 [0.5]
Les ères du soupçon : contemporanéités de la littérature
MUSI 2005 [0.5]
Introduction to Jazz History
MUSI 2008 [0.5]
Music of the World's Peoples
MUSI 3106 [0.5]
Popular Musics of the World
2) Historical, Cultural, and Regional Contexts
AFRI 1001 [0.5]
Introduction to African Studies I
AFRI 1002 [0.5]
Introduction to African Studies II
AFRI 3005 [0.5]
African Migrations and Diasporas
ANTH 2610 [0.5]
Studies in Indigenous Peoples of North America: Current Issues in Anthropological Research
CDNS 3600 [0.5]
Cultural Politics and Identities in Canada
EURR 1001 [0.5]
Introduction to European and Russian Studies
EURR 2001 [0.5]
Current Issues in European Politics and Society
EURR 2002 [0.5]
Europe and Russia in the World
HIST 2304 [1.0]
Social and Cultural History of Canada
HIST 2308 [0.5]
Colonial Latin America
HIST 2309 [0.5]
Modern Latin America
HIST 2312 [0.5]
History of the Indian Ocean World
HIST 2706 [0.5]
Ancient and Pre-Colonial Africa
HIST 2707 [0.5]
Modern Africa
HIST 2710 [0.5]
Introduction to Caribbean History
HIST 3111 [0.5]
History of Humanitarian Aid
HIST 3209 [0.5]
Canadian Urban History
HIST 3406 [0.5]
African-American Women
HIST 3413 [0.5]
The United States and Its Borderlands
HIST 3500 [0.5]
Canadian Immigration 1760-1875
HIST 3507 [0.5]
Canadian Immigration from 1875
HIST 3510 [0.5]
Indigenous Peoples of Canada
HIST 3511 [0.5]
Themes in Indigenous History
HIST 3710 [0.5]
Themes in Caribbean History
HIST 3712 [0.5]
Social History of Mexico
HIST 3714 [0.5]
Holocaust Encounters
HIST 3715 [0.5]
Themes in South Asian History
HIST 3718 [0.5]
Germans and Jews
LACS 1001 [0.5]
Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies I
LACS 1002 [0.5]
Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies II
RELI 1715 [0.5]
South Asian Religions
RELI 1716 [0.5]
East Asian Religions
RELI 2110 [0.5]
Judaism
RELI 2310 [0.5]
Islam
RELI 2320 [0.5]
Islam in the Modern World
RELI 2410 [0.5]
Buddhism
RELI 2510 [0.5]
Hinduism
RELI 2720 [0.5]
Indigenous Religions of Canada
RELI 2750 [0.5]
Sikhism
RELI 3322 [0.5]
Shi‘i Islam
RELI 3330 [0.5]
Sufism
RELI 3422 [0.5]
Buddhism Beyond India
RELI 3522 [0.5]
Modern Hinduism
SAST 1001 [0.5]
Introduction to South Asian Studies I
SAST 1002 [0.5]
Introduction to South Asian Studies II
3) Citizenship, Identity, and Rights
ANTH 2020 [0.5]
Race and Ethnicity
ANTH 3010 [0.5]
Language, Culture, and Globalization
ANTH 3020 [0.5]
Studies in Race and Ethnicity
ANTH 3025 [0.5]
Anthropology and Human Rights
ANTH 3027 [0.5]
Studies in Globalization and Human Rights
ANTH 3600 [0.5]
Studies in Anthropology and Indigenous Peoples
BUSI 2702 [0.5]
Introduction to International Management
BUSI 3700 [0.5]
Cross-cultural Communication
COMS 3109 [0.5]
Communication, Culture and Identity
ECON 3380 [0.5]
The Economics of Gender and Ethnicity
INDG 1011 [0.5]
Introduction to Indigenous-Settler Encounters
INDG 2011 [0.5]
Contemporary Indigenous Studies
INDG 2020 [0.5]
Decolonizing Gender, Sex, and Sexuality
INDG 3001 [0.5]
Indigenous Governance
INDG 3011 [0.5]
Indigenous Rights, Resistance, and Resurgence
HUMR 3301 [0.5]
Racialization, Racism and Human Rights
HUMR 3302 [0.5]
Culture, Religion, and Women's Human Rights
HUMR 3401 [0.5]
Histories of Persecution and Genocide
LAWS 2105 [0.5]
Social Justice and Human Rights
LAWS 2502 [0.5]
Law, State and Citizen
LAWS 3503 [0.5]
Equality and Discrimination
LAWS 3504 [0.5]
Law and Aboriginal Peoples
LAWS 3602 [0.5]
International Human Rights
PSCI 3702 [0.5]
Israeli-Palestinian Relations
PSCI 3802 [0.5]
Globalization and Human Rights
PSCI 3805 [0.5]
Politics of Race
RELI 1720 [0.5]
Indigenous Religions in Global Context
RELI 2712 [0.5]
Religious Diversity of Canada
RELI 3130 [0.5]
Love, Sex and Marriage in Judaism
RELI 3131 [0.5]
Judaism and Gender
RELI 3331 [0.5]
Islam and Gender
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
SOWK 3206 [0.5]
Community Development and Social Change in an International Context
SOWK 3207 [0.5]
Human Rights Practice in Civil Society
WGST 2800 [0.5]
Intersectional Identities
WGST 2803 [0.5]
Body Matters: The Politics of Bodies
WGST 3803 [0.5]
Feminisms and Transnationalism
4) International Migration, Globalization, and Politics
ANTH 2850 [0.5]
Development and Underdevelopment
ECON 3370 [0.5]
The Economics of Migration
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 3217 [0.5]
Empire and Globalization
HIST 3813 [0.5]
Problems in Global and Transnational Histories
PSCI 1501 [0.5]
Politics of Migration
PSCI 2102 [0.5]
Comparative Politics of the Global South
PSCI 3100 [0.5]
Politics of Development in Africa
PSCI 3101 [0.5]
Politics of War in Africa
PSCI 3102 [0.5]
Politics of Development of China
PSCI 3105 [0.5]
Imperialism
PSCI 3203 [0.5]
Government and Politics in the Middle East
PSCI 3608 [0.5]
Migration Governance
PSCI 3700 [0.5]
Government and Politics of South Asia
SOCI 3019 [0.5]
Sociology of International Migration
Approved 4000-level Honours Courses in Global Migration and Transnationalism
AFRI 4000 [0.5]
Advanced Topics in African Studies
AFRI 4003 [0.5]
History of 'The African Child'
AFRI 4050 [0.5]
Selected Topics in African Studies
ANTH 4006 [0.5]
Decolonizing Methodologies in the 21st Century: Practicing Engaged Anthropology
ANTH 4020 [0.5]
Advanced Studies in Race and Ethnicity
ANTH 4109 [0.5]
Ethnography, Gender and Globalization
ANTH 4200 [0.5]
War, Security and Citizenship
ANTH 4730 [0.5]
Colonialism and Post-Colonialism
ANTH 4750 [0.5]
Advanced Studies in Globalization and Citizenship
ARTH 4003 [0.5]
Topics in Contemporary Chinese Art
ARTH 4005 [0.5]
Topics in Contemporary Indigenous Art
ARTH 4007 [0.5]
Topics in Asian Art
ARTH 4008 [0.5]
Transnational Theory
BUSI 4706 [0.5]
International Human Resource Management
CDNS 4300 [0.5]
Contested Spaces and Communities
CDNS 4400 [0.5]
Cultural Landscape and Cultural Identity in Canada
CDNS 4500 [0.5]
Canada and the World
COMS 4316 [0.5]
Indigenous Media in Global Contexts
COMS 4603 [0.5]
Diaspora and Communication
COMS 4605 [0.5]
Media, Race and Ethnicity
ENGL 4609 [0.5]
Global Stages and Theories
ENGL 4802 [0.5]
Race, Ethnicity and Canadian Lit.
ENGL 4947 [0.5]
Issues in Diaspora Literature
ENGL 4960 [0.5]
Indigenous Literatures I
ENGL 4961 [0.5]
Indigenous Literatures II
ENGL 4975 [0.5]
Issues in Postcolonial Theory
ENGL 4976 [0.5]
Issues in Postcolonial Literature
EURR 4207 [0.5]
Politics of Central Eurasia
EURR 4209 [0.5]
Politics of the Caucasus and Caspian Basin
EURR 4304 [0.5]
Europe and International Migration
FREN 4412 [0.5]
Diversité du français
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
HIST 4700 [1.0]
Seminar in World History
HIST 4701 [0.5]
African History
HIST 4702 [0.5]
South Asian History
HIST 4703 [0.5]
The Global South
HIST 4704 [0.5]
Caribbean and Latin American History
HIST 4805 [1.0]
Seminar on a Transnational or Thematic Topic
HIST 4806 [0.5]
Global and Transnational History
HUMR 4201 [0.5]
Citizenship and Human Rights
HUMR 4401 [0.5]
Gender, Citizenship and Social Justice in a Transnational World
HUMR 4404 [0.5]
Rights of Refugees and Displaced Persons
HUMR 4502 [0.5]
Global Indigenous Knowledges and Movements
INDG 4001 [0.5]
Indigeneity in the City
INDG 4011 [0.5]
Indigenous Representations
LACS 4001 [0.5]
Issues in Latin American and Caribbean Studies
LACS 4819 [0.5]
Latin America and the World
LAWS 4006 [0.5]
Religion and State in Canada
LAWS 4102 [0.5]
Controversies in Rights Theory
LAWS 4601 [0.5]
Transnational Law and Human Rights
LAWS 4606 [0.5]
International Law of Armed Conflict
LAWS 4607 [0.5]
Immigration and Refugee Law
MGDS 4900 [0.5]
Special Topics in Migration and Diaspora Studies
MUSI 4005 [0.5]
Issues in Jazz Studies
MUSI 4103 [0.5]
Ethnomusicology of Canadian Traditions
MUSI 4104 [0.5]
First Peoples Music in Canada
PSCI 4503 [0.5]
Politics of Central Eurasia
PSCI 4504 [0.5]
Politics of the Caucasus and Caspian Basin
PSCI 4610 [0.5]
Politics of Migration Management
PSCI 4801 [0.5]
Selected Problems in Global Politics
PSCI 4807 [0.5]
Politics of Citizenship and Migration
PSCI 4817 [0.5]
International Politics of Forced Migration
PSCI 4819 [0.5]
Latin America in the World
RELI 4850 [0.5]
Seminar in the Study of Religion
SOCI 4043 [0.5]
Families in the 21st Century
SOWK 4103 [0.5]
Practice and Policy in Immigration

Migration and Diaspora Studies (MGDS) Courses

MGDS 2000 [0.5 credit]
Global Migration and Transnationalism

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.
Prerequisite(s): second-year standing.
Lecture and discussion three hours a week.

MGDS 4900 [0.5 credit]
Special Topics in Migration and Diaspora Studies

Advanced topics in Migration and Diaspora Studies. Topics vary from term to term.
Prerequisite(s): Fourth-year standing or permission of the department.
Also offered at the graduate level, with different requirements, as MGDS 5900, for which additional credit is precluded.
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).