International Studies

North America Concentration

Only open to international, International Studies majors.

15 credit hours of courses are required, with a minimum of 12 hours at 300 level or above. Courses must come from at least two disciplinary areas:

  • AFN 130 - African American Studies
  • AMS 200 - Introduction to American Studies
  • AMS 491 - Directed Individual Study
  • ANT 305 - North American Indians
  • ARH 309 - American Art
  • COM 160 - Engaging Contemporary Media
  • COM 258 - Rhetoric of Popular Culture
  • COM 265 - Communication Media
  • COM 272 - Introduction to Organizational Communication
  • COM 326 - Communication and the Family
  • COM 346 - Interracial Communication
  • COM 350 - Politics and Film
  • COM 351 - Media and Politics
  • COM 358 - Diversity in Public Communication
  • COM 458 - Rhetoric of Faith Healing
  • COM 465 - Media, Cultures, and Society
  • CRM 307 - Police in Society
  • CRM 320 - Criminal Courts
  • CRM 350 - Juvenile Justice
  • ENG 223 - American Literature to 1870
  • ENG 224 - American Literature Since 1870
  • ENG 230 - Women In Literature
  • ENG 232 - African American Literature
  • ENG 344 - Latino Voices in American Literature
  • ENG 350 - American Romanticism
  • ENG 351 - American Realism
  • ENG 352 - American Modernism
  • ENG 353 - Southern American Literature
  • ENG 354 - North Carolina Writers
  • ENG 355 - American Multicultural Literature
  • ENG 356 - American Indian Literatures
  • ENG 357 - African American Literary Tradition to 1945
  • ENG 358 - African American Literary Tradition Since 1945
  • FST 376 - American Cinema 1927-1960
  • FST 377 - American Cinema Since 1961
  • GGY 346 - The Geography of U.S. Race Relations
  • GGY 382 - Regional Geography of the United States
  • GER 332 - Germans and the New World
  • HST 105 - United States to 1865
  • HST 106 - United States from 1865 to Present
  • HST 204 - Women in Modern America
  • HST 209 - African-American History
  • HST 250 - North Carolina Indians
  • HST 280 - The History of Surfing
  • HST 330 - Womanhood in America: Family, Work and Community Life
  • HST 331 - American Urban History
  • HST 332 - American Environmental History
  • HST 333 - American Social History
  • HST 335 - Hollywood and American Society
  • HST 336 - American Indian History to 1900
  • HST 337 - American Indian History after 1900
  • HST 339 - Economic History of the United States
  • HST 340 - Race, Gender, and Citizenship
  • HST 341 - North Carolina 1524 to 1835
  • HST 342 - North Carolina 1835 To Present
  • HST 343 - Wilmington: A Study in Development
  • HST 345 - Religion in Antebellum America
  • HST 346 - The Old South
  • HST 347 - The New South
  • HST 348 - History of the American West
  • HST 351 - Religion in Early America
  • HST 352 - Colonial History of the U.S.
  • HST 353 - The American Revolution and Formation of the United States
  • HST 354 - The Antebellum U.S.
  • HST 355 - Civil War and Reconstruction
  • HST 356 - Robber Barons and Reformers: the U.S. from 1877 to 1917
  • HST 357 - The United States from World War I through World War II
  • HST 358 - The United States Since 1945
  • HST 359 - Religious Reform in Modern America
  • INT 200 - Global Capitalism and its Discontents
  • MUS 116 - History of Jazz
  • MUS 117 - American Music
  • MUS 118 - History of Rock
  • PAR 350 - Native American Religious Traditions
  • PAR 351 - Religion in Early America
  • PAR 352 - Religion in Antebellum America
  • PAR 353 - Religious Reform in Modern America
  • PAR 355 - Southern Religion
  • PAR 377 - Afro-American Religion
  • PLS 101 - American National Government
  • PLS 202 - Contemporary American Political Issues
  • PLS 203 - Religion and Politics in the United States
  • PLS 204 - Judicial Politics
  • PLS 205 - Campaign and Elections
  • PLS 304 - Introduction to Public Policy Analysis
  • PLS 305 - The Constitution and the Criminal Justice System
  • PLS 307 - The American Legislature
  • PLS 308 - Public Administration
  • PLS 309 - The American Chief Executive
  • PLS 340 - Blacks in American Politics
  • PLS 341 - Latino Politics
  • PLS 342 - Race and Politics in the Americas
  • PLS 350 - State Government and Politics
  • PLS 351 - Urban Government and Politics
  • PLS 352 - American Political Culture
  • PLS 353 - American Parties and Interest Groups
  • PLS 406 - Contemporary Southern Politics
  • PLS 415 - American Political Thought
  • PLS 422 - Contemporary American Foreign Policy
  • PLS 423 - National Security Policy
  • SOC 250 - Issues in Social Justice
  • SOC 303 - Media and Society
  • SOC 304 - Popular Culture
  • SOC 315 - Urban Sociology
  • SOC 320 - Rural Sociology
  • SOC 325 - Racial and Ethnic Group Relations
  • SPN 323 - Introduction to US Latino Literature and Culture
  • WGS 210 - Introduction to Women's Studies

Please Note:

  • Study Abroad courses often fulfill concentration requirements.
  • INT 480, 491, 495, 498, and 499 -- depending on the topic -- may fulfill concentration requirements.
  • Some courses have prerequisites or co-requisites.