Major in International Studies
The major in international studies consists of a minimum of forty hours, including:
Common Core (5 courses/15 hours)
- Three hours chosen from BADM 308, ECON 318, ECON 320, or ECON 326
- Three hours of non-United States HIST electives taught at or above the 3000-level
- Three hours chosen from ECON/PLSC 341, PLSC 331, PLSC/SOC 370, PLSC 380, 387
- Three hours selected from ARTH 110, ARTH 120, EDUC 202, ENGL 2206, ENGL 2208, MUSC 1151, MUSC 3301, MUSC 3302, RELG 220, or RELG 310
- Three hours from one modern foreign language course above the 2001 level
Thematic Specialization (4 courses/12 hours)
- Twelve hours selected from one thematic specialization
- History, Culture and Society
- International Business
- or International Politics and Diplomacy
- Twelve hours selected from one regional specialization
- Europe and Russia
- Asia and the Pacific
- Middle East
- Latin America and the Carribean
- INTL 440 (Capstone)
- One semester of study abroad
- No more than fifteen hours of coursework can overlap with another single major’s classes.
- Students may not receive both General Education and INTL major credit for the same course.
- Any course counts only once towards the major, even though it might be listed several times.
- Study abroad courses on an approved semester or year-long program through PC may be applied to thematic specialization, regional specialization, or the study abroad experience.