Semester-long programs in Latin America matched with JPST tracks

 

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

     

 

Program:

Augsburg CGE:  Mexico: Migration and Globalization

As applied to:

Public Policy Analysis and Advocacy concentration

Preapproved course equivalents:

Internship requirement

Internship

One course from another area

POL/WST 341: Globalization, Social Struggles, and the Environment

Possible equivalents, with approval from JPST department chair:

1st applied communication course

Internship taken for credit, if sufficiently “hands-on”

Another course from another area

or

2nd applied communication course

Student should get approval from JPST chair early in the semester

     

 

Program:

Augsburg CGE:  Social Change in Central America: Exploring Peace, Justice, and Community Engagement (Guatemala, Nicaragua and Costa Rica)

Works best with:

Public Policy Analysis and Advocacy concentration

Preapproved course equivalents:

THEO 421 Theologies of Justice & Peace

Religion 366: Latin America Liberation Theologies (May require approval from the UST Theology Dept. to meet 3rd theology requirement.)

1-2 of three-course requirement in one of the following areas:

·   Economics

·   Environmental Studies

·   Geography

·   Public Policy in the US

·   Foreign Policy & International Relations

·   Sociology

or

·   Another course from another area

History/Women’s Studies 355:  Cultural Conflict and Change in Latin America: The Central America Context

 

Political Science 310:  Citizen Participation within a Globalized Economy: A Nicaragua Case Study

     

 

OTHER:

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 .

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