Global Studies Courses at Illinois

Undergraduate courses include required core courses, as well as topics-based seminars and seminars abroad offered by the Global Studies faculty and faculty from other departments on campus. These courses may be restricted to majors for the initial registration period. For detailed course descriptions, visit the LAS Global Studies Program.

GLBL 100 – Introduction to Global Studies
GLBL 199 – Undergraduate Open Seminar
GLBL 200 –  Foundations of Global Studies Research
GLBL 220 – Governance
GLBL 225- Global Studies Career Development: Internships
GLBL 240 – Global Health
GLBL 250 – Development
GLBL 296 – Global Studies Foundation Seminar
GLBL 298 – Global Studies Seminar Abroad
GLBL 328 – First Person Global
GLBL 392 – International Diplomacy and Negotiation
GLBL 492 – Undergrad Research Assistance
GLBL 494 – Research Methods I
GLBL 495 – Research Methods II
GLBL 499 – Special Topics

Courses Cross-listed with Other Departments

These are courses cross-listed with other departments on campus and taught by faculty from these departments.  You should refer to the home department listing for the current course description, prerequisites, and course access.

GLBL 110 – Geography of International Conflicts
GLBL 118 – Natural Disasters
GLBL 201 – Energy Systems
GLBL 215 – Resource Conflicts 
GLBL 226 – International Competence – Study Abroad
GLBL 227 – Unpacking International Experience
GLBL 251 – War, Military Institutions, and Society Since 1815
GLBL 280 – Nuclear Weapons & Arms Control
GLBL 283 – Introduction to International Security
GLBL 356 – Comparative Political Economy
GLBL 357 – Ethnic Conflict
GLBL 385 – The Ethics of War and Peace
GLBL 403 – Women in Muslim Societies
GLBL 480 – Energy and Security
GLBL 481 – Writing on Technology & Security
GLBL 483 – Seminar on Security