African, Asian, and Latin American Studies

Students must complete four courses, with at least one and a maximum of two from this category to be applied to the GPC. For questions about the approval of courses not listed, please contact the GPC Coordinator at global-perspectives@ncsu.edu

Note: A completed Foreign Language course cannot be applied to both the Foreign Language Requirement and the Course Requirement.

General Education Program (GEP) Abbreviation Key:

  • GK: Global Knowledge
  • HES: Health/Exercise Studies
  • HUM: Humanities
  • IP: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
  • MP: Mathematical Sciences
  • NS: Natural Sciences
  • SS: Social Sciences
  • USD: US Diversity
  • VPA: Visual & Performing Arts
GEP Prefix/Number Course Name College
GK, HUM AFS 240 African Civilization CHASS
HUM, USD AFS/ENG 248 Survey of African-American Literature CHASS
GK, HUM AFS/HI 275 Introduction to the History of South and East Africa CHASS
GK, HUM AFS 276 Introduction to the History of West Africa CHASS
GK, HUM AFS 342 Introduction to African Diaspora CHASS
GK, HUM AFS 343 African Religions CHASS
GK, HUM AFS/ENG 349 African Literature in English CHASS
AFS 440 Senior Seminar in Africana Studies CHASS
GK, HUM AFS 442 Issues in the African Diaspora CHASS
GK, HUM AFS/HI 475 History of the Republic of South Africa CHASS
GK, HUM AFS/HI 476 Leadership in Modern Africa CHASS
GK, HUM AFS/HI 479 Africa (Sub-Saharan) in the 20th Century CHASS
GK, SS ANT 315 The Aztecs, Maya, and Their Predecessors: Archeology of Mesoamerica CHASS
GK, SS ANT 325 Andean South America CHASS
GK, SS ANT 330 Peoples and Cultures of Africa CHASS
GK, SS ANT 346 Peoples and Cultures of Southeast Asia CHASS
GK, HUM ANT/FLJ 351 Contemporary Culture in Japan CHASS
ANT 354 Peoples and Cultures of the Pacific CHASS
HUM, USD ENG/AFS 248 Survey of African-American Literature CHASS
GK, HUM ENG/AFS 349 African Literature in English CHASS
HUM, USD ENG 448 African-American Literature CHASS
FLA 301 Advanced Intermediate Arabic I CHASS
FLA 330 Media Arabic CHASS
FLC 301 Intermediate Chinese III CHASS
FLC 302 Intermediate Chinese IV CHASS
GK, HUM FLC 351 Modern Chinese Popular Culture CHASS
FLC 401 Advanced Chinese: Readings in Literature and Social Sciences CHASS
FLJ 301 Intermediate Japanese III CHASS
FLJ 302 Intermediate Japanese IV CHASS
GK, HUM FLJ 342 Classical Japanese Literature in Translation CHASS
GK, HUM FLJ 344 Early Modern Japanese Literature in Translation CHASS
GK, HUM FLJ 345 Modern Japanese Literature in Translation CHASS
GK, HUM FLJ/ANT 351 Contemporary Culture in Japan CHASS
FLJ 401 Advanced Japanese I CHASS
FLJ 402 Advanced Japanese II CHASS
GK, HUM FLN 301 Twentieth Century Hindi & Urdu Fiction CHASS
GK, HUM FLN 302 Modern Hindi & Urdu Poetry CHASS
GK, HUM FLN 401 Hindi Literature and South Asian Cultural Contexts CHASS
FLS 337 Spanish for Tourism in the Hispanic World CHASS
GK, HUM FLS 340 Introduction to Hispanic Literatures CHASS
GK, HUM FLS 351 Literature and Culture of Latin America I CHASS
GK, HUM FLS 352 Literature and Culture of Latin America II CHASS
GK, HUM FLS 353 Literature and Culture of Latin America III CHASS
GK, VPA FLS 360 Hispanic Cinema CHASS
FLS 412 Topics in the Culture of Latin America and the Caribbean CHASS
FLS 413 Spain and the Americas in Transatlantic Perspective CHASS
FLS 492 Seminar in Hispanic Studies CHASS
GK, NS FW 465 African Ecology and Conservation CNR
GK, HUM HI 215 Latin America to 1826 CHASS
GK, HUM HI 216 Latin America since 1826 CHASS
GK, HUM HI 232 The World from 1200 to 1750 CHASS
GK, HUM HI 263 Asian Civilization to 1800 CHASS
GK, HUM HI 264 Modern Asia: 1800 to Present CHASS
GK, HUM HI 270 Modern Middle East CHASS
GK, HUM HI/AFS 275 Introduction to the History of South and East Africa CHASS
GK, HUM HI/AFS 276 Introduction to the History of West Africa CHASS
GK, HUM HI 370 Modern Egypt CHASS
GK, HUM HI 371 Modern Japan, 1850 to Present CHASS
GK, HUM HI 374 Visual Culture of Modern South Asia CHASS
HUM HI 400 Civilization of the Ancient Near East CHASS
GK, HUM HI/REL 407 Islamic History to 1798 CHASS
GK, HUM HI/REL 408 Islam in the Modern World CHASS
HUM HI 451 The Vietnam War CHASS
HUM, USD HI 453 United States and Latin American Relations Since 1823 CHASS
GK, HUM HI 465 Oil and Crisis in the Gulf CHASS
GK, HUM HI 466 History of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict CHASS
GK, HUM HI 467 Modern Mexico CHASS
GK, HUM HI 469 Latin American Revolutions in the 20th Century CHASS
GK, HUM HI 471 Revolutionary China CHASS
GK, HUM HI 473 Japan’s Empire in Asia, 1868-1945 CHASS
GK, HUM HI 474 Modern India CHASS
GK, HUM HI/AFS 476 Leadership in Modern Africa CHASS
GK, HUM HI 477 Women in the Middle East CHASS
GK, HUM HI 478 Islam and Christianity in Sub-Saharan Africa CHASS
GK, HUM HI/AFS 479 Africa (Sub-Saharan) in the 20th Century CHASS
GK, VPA MUS 350 World Music I: Music of Asia DASA
GK, SS PS 342 Politics of China and Japan CHASS
PS 343 Governments and Politics in South Asia CHASS
GK, SS PS 345 Governments and Politics in the Middle East CHASS
GK PS 443 Seminar in Latin American and Caribbean Politics CHASS
GK, HUM REL 230 Asian Religions CHASS
GK, HUM REL 331 The Hindu Tradition CHASS
GK, HUM REL 332 The Buddhist Tradition CHASS
GK, HUM REL 333 Chinese Religions CHASS
GK, HUM REL 334 Japanese Religions CHASS
GK, HUM REL 340 Islam CHASS
GK, HUM REL 350 Introduction to Judaism CHASS
GK, HUM REL/HI 407 Islamic History to 1798 CHASS
GK, HUM REL/HI 408 Islam in the Modern World CHASS
GK SW 440 International Learning Experience in Social Work CHASS