Acceptable Electives for MS/PhD Programs

(Some courses are based on space availability or may require instructor approval)

  • ANTH 6060 – South American Indians
  • ANTH 6340 – Medical Anthropology
  • ANTH 7330 – Anthropology of Gender
  • CCCC 6040 – Introductory Data Analysis (with instructor approval)
  • CCCC 7200 – Research Design (with instructor approval)
  • CCCC 7300 – Quantitative Analysis (with instructor approval)
  • CCCC 7350 – Qualitative Analysis (with instructor approval)
  • ECON 6600 – Inequality and Poverty in Latin America
  • EENS 6030 – Environmental Spatial Analysis
  • EENS 6050 – Natural Disasters (instructor permission required)
  • EENS 6150 – Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • HISB 6070 – African and Gender Theory
  • HISC 6120 – Women in China and Japan
  • HISU 6840 – US Empire
  • PHIL 6540 – Philosophy of Global Justice
  • POLI 6530 – International Human Rights
  • Foundation course in the Politics of Political Development I (instructor approval required)
  • Foundation course in the Politics of Political Development II (instructor approval required)
  • Advanced Issues in Political Economy of Political Development (instructor approval required)
  • Advanced Issues in the Politics of the Institutionalization of Rights (instructor approval required)
  • PORT 6160 – Afro-Brazilians (taught in Portuguese)
  • SOCI 6010-01 – State and Society in Latin America – special topics offered in fall 2015
  • SOCI 6320 – Global Political Economy and Environment
  • SOCI 6890 – Qualitative Research Methods
  • SOCI 6900 – Sociology of Development in Latin America
  • SOCI 6910 – Gender in Latin America
  • SOCI 6920 – Social Stratification and Mobility in Latin America
  • SOCI 6930 – Social Movements in Latin America
  • SOCI 6940 – Political Sociology of Latin America
  • SOCI 6950 – Migration in the Americas
  • SOCI 6960 – Urban Latin America

For any courses not listed above that has international development content and might be an acceptable elective, the student must provide a syllabus for review. 

Additionally, the Public Health courses listed below are acceptable electives but will need Public Health approval to register.

  • BIOS 6030 – Introductory Biostatistics
  • BIOS 6350 – Environmental Biostatistics
  • GCHB 6030 – Social and Behavioral Aspects of Global Health
  • GCHB 6260 - Introduction to Social Marketing
  • GCHB 6760 – Programs for Health and Nutrition of Women and Children in Resource-Poor Countries
  • GCHB 6780 – The Double Burden of Malnutrition
  • GCHB 6800 – Training Methodologies for Health Professionals in Developing Countries
  • GCHB 8820 – Advanced Program Planning and Grant Writing for Research (Doctoral students Only)
  • GEHS 6040 – Environmental Health for Developing Countries
  • GEHS 6110 – Global Climate Change Issues in Public Health Polity & Governance
  • GEHS 6410 – Water and Sanitation Field Operations
  • GEHS 6470 – Management of Natural Resources
  • GHSD 6010 – Comparative Health Systems
  • GHSD 6110 – Health Economics for Developing Countries
  • GHSD 6150 – Public Nutrition and Health in Complex Emergencies
  • GHSD 6160 – Public Health in Cuba
  • GHSD 6240 – Health Issues of Developing Societies
  • GHSD 6250 – Design and Implementation of Global Health Interventions
  • GHSD 6270 – Monitoring of Program Interventions in Global Health
  • GHSD 6280 – Evaluation of Program Interventions in Global Health
  • GHSD 6370 – Grant Writing for Health and Development Projects
  • GHSD 6760 – Health Systems Strengthening:  International Family Planning
  • GHSD 6830 – International Health Policy
  • GHSD 6850 – Population and Environment Theory
  • GHSD 7070 – The Social Determinants of HIV/AIDS
  • GHSD 7120 – Monitoring and Evaluations Maternal and Child Health Programs in Developing Countries
  • GHSD 7200 – Developing Issues:  Theory and Measurement
  • GHSD 7960 – Applied Interdisciplinary Theory For Global Health Research (Doctoral Students Only)

Revised as of 06/02/2015

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