GSCD Courses

The following sociology courses double-count toward the requirements for both the sociology and international studies majors. Additional approved courses that count toward IS major can be found on the International Studies Program website.

View our archive of approved courses that count for both Sociology and International Studies for semesters prior to spring 2019.

Spring 2021 GSCD Courses

Gateway CoursesCounts As
230.101 Introduction to SociologyIS Gateway Course for GSCD students only
Required Courses for GSCD StudentsAlso Counts As
230.202 Research Methods for the Social SciencesFocus Area
230.213 Social TheoryPT
Elective CoursesCounts As
230.109 Hot Topics in EducationAP for GSCD only
230.216 Disability and SocietyAP for GSCD only
230.221 Global Social ChangeIR or Econ
230.224 Fresh Seminar: Public Opinion and DemocracyAP
230.233 Inequality and Social Change in Contemporary ChinaCP or Econ
230.239 Coffee, Tea and EmpiresIR, CP, Global History
230.244 Race and Ethnicity in American SocietyAP
230.251 War and State: A Social Science SurveyIR, CP, Global History
230.315 Advanced Topics in International DevelopmentIR, CP, or Econ
230.323 Qualitative Research PracticumAP for GSCD only
230.324 Gender and International DevelopmentCP or IR
230.335 Medical HumanitarianismIR
230.352 Chinese Diaspora: Networks and IdentityGlobal history or CP
230.370 Housing and Homelessness in the United StatesAP
230.378 Refugees, Human Rights, and SovereigntyIR or Global History
230.397 The Political Economy of Drugs and Drug WarsEcon, CP, IR or Global History
230.395 Contemporary Social TheoryCP for GSCD only
310.340 Development and Social Change in Rural ChinaCP or Global History

Fall 2020 GSCD Courses

Gateway CoursesCounts As
230.150 Issues in International DevelopmentIR, CP, or Econ (Gateway for GSCD only)
Required Courses for GSCD StudentsAlso Counts As
230.265 Research Tools for Global Sociology and DevelopmentFocus Area and Q Distribution
230.213 Social TheoryPT
230.205 Introduction to Social StatisticsFocus Area and Q Distribution
230.325 GSCD PracticumFocus Area
Elective CoursesCounts As
230.175 Chinese RevolutionsCP or Global
230.154 Freshman Seminar: Gender, Health, and AgingAP for GSCD only
230.229 Capitalism, Development, and Resistance in South KoreaCP, GLOBAL, or ECON
230.244 Race & Ethnicity in American SocietyAP
230.304 (Making Space for) Black ThoughtPT
230.312 Education and SocietyAP for GSCD Only
230.313 Space, Place, Poverty, and RaceAP for GSCD only
230.318 State and Society in Modern IndiaCP or GLOBAL
230.324 Gender and International DevelopmentCP or IR
230.335 Medical HumanitarianismIR (CP or Global for GSCD only)
230.341 Sociology of Health and IllnessAP for GSCD only
230.369 Sociology of Economic LifeECON or PT (CP and Global for GSCD only)
230.348 Society in the AnthropoceneGLOBAL or CP
230.370 Housing and HomelessnessAP for GSCD Only
230.378 Refugees, Human Rights, and SovereigntyIR or Global
230.385 Schooling, Racial Inequality, & Public Policy in USAP
230.396 Politics and SocietyPT or CP
362.115 Introduction to Police and PrisonsCP or AP
190.437 Race and Ethnic Politics in the United StatesAP
310.320 Sociology of Urban ChinaCP

Spring 2020 GSCD Courses

Gateway CoursesCounts As
230.101 Introduction to SociologyIS Gateway Course for GSCD students only
230.150 Issues in International DevelopmentGateway Course (or IR, CP, Econ for GSCD only)
Required Courses for GSCD StudentsAlso Counts As
230.202 Research Methods for the Social SciencesFocus Area
Elective CoursesCounts As
230.150 Issues in International DevelopmentFor GSCD students only: counts as ECON, CP, IR or Global/NW History
230.238 Beyond the Wall: The Political Economy of the US and MexicoCP, Global/NW History, Econ
230.244 Race and Ethnicity in American SocietyAP
230.306 Plagues, Power, and Social ControlIR, Global/NW History
230.335 Medical HumanitarianismIR
230.337 Global Crises: Past and PresentIR, Global/NW History, Econ
230.352 Chinese Diaspora: Networks and IdentityGlobal/NW History, CP
230.367 Islamic FinanceEcon
230.370 Housing and Homelessness in the United StatesAP
230.378 Refugees, Human Rights, and SovereigntyIR, Global/NW History
230.393 Global Health and Human RightsIR
230.397 The Political Economy of Drugs and Drug WarsEcon, CP, IR, Global/NW History
230.440 Port Cities and Historical Capitalism in Maritime AsiaIR, Global/NW History
191.303 Critical Race Theory, Law, and Criminal JusticeAP, PT
310.230 Chinese Politics and SocietyCP, Global/NW History
310.340 Development and Social Change in Rural ChinaCP, Global/NW History
362.315 Black Against EmpireCP, AP, Global/NW History

Fall 2019 GSCD Courses

Gateway CoursesCounts As
230.101 Introduction to SociologyIS Gateway Course for GSCD students only
230.150 Issues in International DevelopmentGateway Course (or IR, CP, Econ for GSCD only)
Required Courses for GSCD StudentsAlso Counts As
230.265 Research Tools for Global Sociology and DevelopmentFocus Area and Q Distribution
230.213 Social TheoryPT
230.205 Introduction to Social StatisticsFocus Area and Q Distribution
Elective CoursesCounts As
230.150 Issues in International DevelopmentFor GSCD students only: counts as ECON, CP, IR or Global/NW History
230.175 Chinese RevolutionsCP, Global/NW History
230.195 Exploring BaltimoreAP for GSCD only
230.219 Land, Labor, and Environmental Movements in Contemporary AfricaCP, Global/NW History
230.244 Race & Ethnicity in American SocietyAP
230.255 Sociology of Gender and SexualityAP for GSCD only
230.317 Sociology of ImmigrationIR (AP or Econ for GSCD only)
230.320 Education and InequalityAP for GSCD only
230.323 Qualitative Research PracticumAP for GSCD only
230.335 Medical HumanitarianismIR (CP or Global/NW History for GSCD only)
230.341 Sociology of Health and IllnessAP for GSCD only
230.369 Sociology of Economic LifeECON or PT (CP and Global for GSCD only)
230.370 Housing and Homelessness in the USAP
230.385 Schooling, Racial Inequality, & Public Policy in USAP
230.393 Global Health and Human RightsIR (CP  or Global/NW History for GSCD only)
230.395 Contemporary Social TheoryPT or CP ( Global for GSCD only)
230.397 Political Economy of Drugs and Drug WarsIR, CP, ECON or Global/NW History
230.405 NeoliberalismAP or ECON (Global/NW History or CP for GSCD only)
310.210 Documentary Photography in a Changing ChinaCP
310.402 Labor Politics in ChinaCP, Global/NW History
362.314 Police and Prisons in Comparative PerspectiveAP or CP

Spring 2019 GSCD Courses

CourseCounts As
230.101 Introduction to SociologyIS Gateway Course for GSCD students only
230.150 Issues in International DevelopmentGateway Course, (IR, CP, Econ for GSCD only)
230.213 Social TheoryPT
230.224 Public Opinion and DemocracyAP
230.265 Research Tools for Global Sociology and DevelopmentFocus Area and Q Distribution
230.306 Plagues, Power, and Social ControlGlobal/NW History or IR
230.316 African American FamilyAP
230.335 Medical HumanitarianismIR
230.350 Cap/Dependency/Development in Latin AmericaECON or CP or Global/NW History
230.352 Chinese Diaspora: Networks and IdentityCP or Global/NW History
230.260 Sociology of Fascism, Past and PresentCP or Global/NW History
230.370 Housing and Homelessness in the USAP
362.378 Refugees, Human Rights & SovereigntyGlobal History/NW History
230.393 Global Health and Human RightsIR
230.396 Politics and SocietyCP or PT
230.397 Political Economy of Drugs and Drug WarsCP or ECON or Global/NW History
230.440 Port Cities/Historical Capitalism/Maritime AsiaGlobal/NW History or IR
230.325 GSCD PracticumFocus Area Course
230.379 Undergraduate Research SeminarGSCD student writing Honors Thesis (juitlor and/or senior year)
191.303 Critical Race Theory, Law, and Criminal JusticeAP or PT
310.230 Chinese Politics and SocietyCP or Global/NW History
310.340 Development and Social Change in Rural ChinaCP or Global/NW History
362.113 Police and Prisons in Comparative PerspectiveAP or CP