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Studies in Globalization, Identity and Space PDFDownload to print

College of Arts and Sciences
Center for Comparative and Integrative Programs

105 Bowman Hall
Tel: 330-672-2062

The interdisciplinary program in Globalization, Identity and Space is intended to promote students' awareness of the differences an similarities that characterize the world's increasingly interconnected communities. It is a cooperative endeavor of the Anthropology, Geography and Pan-African Studies departments. The program requires successful completion of at least 21 semester hours of coursework selected from the participating departments.


Attribute Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Attribute Course Title Credits Min. Grade
KSS/DG ANTH 18210 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3  
KSS/DG GEOG 22061 Human Geography 3  
  PAS 15200 Introduction to West African Cultures 3  
  Electives (choose from at least two disciplines) 1 12  
  ANTH 38250 Religion: The Search for Meaning (3)    
 DG ANTH 48212 Kinship and Social Organization (3)    
WIC/ELR ANTH 48214 Politics of Culture (3)    
  ANTH 48220 Cultural Ecology (3)    
DG ANTH 48250 Culture and Curing (3)    
  ANTH 48270 Native Peoples of North America (3)    
DG ANTH 48630 Pacific Island Cultures (3)    
KSS/DG GEOG 17063 World Geography (3)    
  GEOG 31070 Population and Environment (3)    
DG GEOG 32080 Politics and Place (3)    
DG GEOG 37040 Geography of Africa (3)    
DG GEOG 37050 Geography of Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (3)    
 DG GEOG 37066 Geography of Europe (3)    
DG GEOG 37070 Geography of East and Southeast Asia (3)    
DG GEOG 37079 Geography of South Asia (3)    
DG GEOG 37084 Geography of South America (3)    
DG GEOG 37085 Geography of Latin America and the Caribbean (3)    
DG PAS 32050 African Literatures (3)    
  PAS 33130 Gender and Sexuality in Africa and the African Diaspora (3)    
  PAS 35200 African Social and Political Systems (3)    
DG PAS 37100 Pan-African Women's Literature (3)    
  1. Students may petition to substitute a relevant course in some discipline other than Anthropology, Geography or Pan-African studies for one of the designated electives


Graduation Requirements:

  1. Minimum overall 2.000 GPA.
  2. Students must complete at least two upper-division courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).