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undergrad
 Development Studies

Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, and Egyptology
School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Advisor: A. Bayat (Sociology)

The purpose of the development studies minor is to offer students an introduction to the various social, political, economic, and cultural factors related to the process of development. The approach is interdisciplinary and comparative, with primary emphasis upon development-related issues.

Academic advising is provided through the Anthropology and Sociology units of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, and Egyptology on behalf of an interdisciplinary group of faculty.

Minor

Requirements (15 credits): from the following lists of approved courses, three "development courses" from at least two disciplines other than the major, one "area studies course" not included in the major, and the Development Studies Seminar to be taken after or concurrent with the completion of other courses in the minor:

Approved Development Courses:

POLS/ANTH/ECON/SOC

460

Development Studies Seminar

POLS/SOC

304

Bureaucracy and Development

POLS

310

Introduction to Development

 

323

Comparative Government and Politics: Developing Systems

ECON

224

Economic History

 

310

Public Finance

 

312

Economic Development

SOC/ANTH

303

Social Movements

 

321

Urban Society in Transition

 

450

Third World Development

SOC

322

Rural Sociology

 

323

Fundamentals of Population Studies

 

431

Political Sociology

ANTH

320

Peasant Societies

 

360

Gender, Society, and Social Change

ANTH

372

Applied Anthropology

 

462

Economic Anthropology

 

492

Political Anthropology

 


Approved Area-Studies Courses:

POLS

308

Comparative Politics of the Middle East

POLS

324

Comparative Government and Politics in Contemporary Eastern Europe and Russia

 

354

Political and Social Thought in the Modern Arab World

 

420

Issues in Middle East Politics

 

439

Government and Politics in the Modern Caucasus and Central Asia

ECON

239

Economic History of the Modern Middle East

 

414

Economics of Egypt

 

415

Economic Development in the Middle East

ANTH

312

Cultures of the Middle East and North Africa

 

382

Cultures of Sub-Saharan Africa

 

384

Cultures of Latin America

 

386

Cultures of Asia

SOC

203

Social Problems of the Middle East

POLS/HIST

206

Global Politics in the Twentieth Century

HIST

410

Modern European Imperialism

 

 

Selected special topics courses may be accepted as part of "development courses" or "area-studies courses" by the approval of the Advisor:

POLS

402

Seminar: Special Topics in Development

ECON

412

Seminar: Special Topics in Development Economics

SOC/ANTH

400

Seminar: Topics on Development Issues

 

 

See appropriate departments for course descriptions.

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