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Majors + Australasia

Anthropology  + Courses like ANTH 235g The Changing Pacific: Culture, History and Politics in the New South Seas, ANTH 320 Male and Female in Pacific Society, ANTH 273g Shamans, Spirits and Ancestors: Non-Western Religious Traditions, and ANTH 322 Anthropology of Bali, allow the major in anthropology to look in-depth into the foundations and cultures of Australasia.

International Relations + In order to understand the global developments of the rapidly changing world, the major in international relations uses courses like IR 360 International Relations of the Pacific Rim and IR 358 The Asia Pacific in World Affairs to focus on the Pacific Rim and Australasia.

 

Problems Without Passports

Most, if not all, of the societal problems or challenges we face are transnational or global in nature. These problems like global climate change, pandemics or the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction are global challenges that do not belong to a single country. These are "problems without passports."

 


Study Abroad

USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences offers exciting and diverse opportunities to study abroad in 51 unique programs in 29 countries. Students are encouraged to integrate study abroad into their overall USC experience. Studying abroad offers an unparalleled opportunity for personal growth while gaining insight into other cultures, developing leadership skills, and networking for the future.