International and urban immersion programs for a general JPST major

 

Program:

HECUA programs generally, especially in the Twin Cities

As applied to:

General JPST major

Preapproved course equivalents:

Internship requirement + Elective (4 hours)

Internship requirement taken for elective credit

Descriptive analysis course

One four hour course

Elective

Internship seminar

Possible equivalents, with approval from JPST department chair:

Normative analysis course

Some HECUA programs are more explicit than others about “normative” content, so JPST chair should confirm on a case-by-case basis.

     

 

Program:

Augsburg CGE:  Mexico: Migration and Globalization

Works best with:

General JPST major

Preapproved course equivalents:

Internship requirement

Internship

Possible equivalents, with approval from JPST department chair:

Descriptive analysis course

Various options available, depending on semester

Normative analysis course

Elective

     

 

Program:

Augsburg CGE:  Mexico: Crossing Borders

Works best with:

General JPST major

Preapproved course equivalents:

Descriptive analysis course

Multiple course options in:

Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies

Normative analysis course

Religion/Women’s Studies 324:  Liberationist, Feminist, Queer, & Postcolonial Theologies in Latin America (May require approval from the UST Theology Dept. to meet 3rd theology requirement.)

Elective

Multiple course options in:

Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies

     

 

Program:

Augsburg CGE:  History, Culture, and Politics of Cuba

Works best with:

General JPST major

Preapproved course equivalents:

Descriptive analysis course

Political Science 461: Topics in International Politics: Cuban Politics

Elective

History 440: Topics in World History: History of Cuba

Elective

Sociology 295: Special Topics in Cuba Today

     

 

OTHER PROGRAMS:

Search for additional SIT Study Abroad programs focusing on social change movements, global health, development studies, multiculturalism and globalization, environmental policy, etc.: http://www.sit.edu/studyabroad.cfm.

The Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS, Copenhagen) offers a wide variety of courses in economics, environmental studies, sociology, communication and international relations.  Most likely to apply to the JPST concentration in Public Policy Analysis and Advocacy.  Seehttp://www.disabroad.org.

The Alliance for Global Education offers programs in India and China on global and public health, social change movements, environmental issues, development, social justice, economics, and religious studies.  Most likely apply to general JPST major or concentration in Public Policy Analysis and Advocacy.  See http://www.allianceglobaled.org/programs

Or contact UST’s International Education Center (http://studyabroad.stthomas.edu) for programs in Ireland, South Africa, Ghana, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Ecuador and Nicaragua.