Program Requirements

Compass
The International Studies program leads to a degree of Bachelor of Arts.  

See the University Bulletin

Major in International Studies

Core

All students complete these core requirements:

IS 100 Global Issues

PSC 250 Comparative Politics

PSC 270 International Relations

GEO 312 World Economic Geography (note the pre-requisite:  GEO 114)

IS 495 Senior Seminar (not required of students completing IS 391 Study Abroad)

Concentrations

Concentrations consist of 24 hours of credit.  All include 6 hours of a foreign language at the 200-level.

Asian Studies

European Studies

International Political Economy

International Relations

Latin American Studies

Middle East Studies

Pre-professional Programs

The Pre-professional program replaces the traditional minor and provides students with a skill set appropriate to careers and further study in the global marketplace. All pre-professional programs require 21 credit hours.   Double majors are not required to complete a pre-professional program. 

International Business

Language Specialization (currently available in French, German, Russian, Spanish)

Personalized Pre-Professional Program (requires authorization from the Director and Dean)

Minor in International Studies

The minor consists of 21 credit hours, of which 9 must be completed at the 300 or 400 level.  It is an excellent complement to a major in any of the core disciplines.

Required:

IS 100 Global Issues

PSC 250 Comparative Politics

PSC 270 International Relations

GEO 312 World Economic Geography (note the pre-requisite:  GEO 114)

9 hours of international studies electives.