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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
 

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).