International Studies Major Requirements

Major in International Studies

Students who declare an International Studies Major are required to select from:

Track One: International Relations) OR Track Two: Crosscultural Studies


Track One: International Relations

Required:

•  HIS 106: World Civilizations II
•  ANT 200: Cultural Anthropology
•  POL 221: Global Politics
•  ECO 251: Principles of Microeconomics
•  ECO 252: Principles of Macroeconomics
•  ITS 409: Senior Capstone Experience

Select 4 from:

•  ECO 352: International Economics
•  ECO 364: Economic Development
•  ENS 101: Introduction to Environmental Science
•  HIS 105: World Civilizations I
•  HIS 325: Modern Europe
•  HIS 333: Politics and History of East Asia
•  HIS 352: Latin American History
•  POL 240: African Politics
•  POL 263: European Politics
•  POL 293: Introduction to Canada
•  POL 361: Model United Nations I
•  POL 376: Global Issues I: War and Peace
•  POL 377: Global Issues II: Human Rights and Social Justice
•  POL 383: Politics and History of the Middle East
•  REL 204: Religions of the World

Two of the courses must be at the 300 level and no more than two selected from the same department.


Track Two: Crosscultural Studies

Required:

•  HIS 106: World Civilizations
•  POL 221: Global Politics
•  ANT 200: Cultural Anthropology
•  ITS 409: Senior Capstone Experience

Select 6 from:

•  ENS 101: Introduction to Environmental Science
•  ECO 251: Principles of Microeconomics
•  ECO 252: Principles of Macroeconomics
•  ECO 352: International Economics
•  ECO 364: Economic Development
•  GEO 201: Environmental Geology
•  GER 317: Germany, Present and Past
•  GER 318: Germany, Present and Past
•  GER 417: Periods in German Literature
•  GER 418: Periods in German Literature
•  HIS 105: World Civilizations I
•  HIS 325: Modern Europe
•  HIS 333: Politics and History of East Asia
•  HIS 352: Latin American History
•  HIS 357: History of England
•  HIS 359: History of Germany
•  MUS 107: History and Literature of Classical Music
•  MUS 213: World Music
•  MUS 246: History and Literature of Romantic and Twentieth Century Periods
•  MUS 247: History and Literature of the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Periods
•  POL 200: Introduction to Political Philosophy
•  POL 240: African Politics
•  POL 263: European Politics
•  POL 293: Introduction to Canada
•  POL 361: Model United Nations I
•  POL 383: Politics and History of the Middle East
•  NDI 345: Service Learning on the U.S./Mexico Border
•  NDI 382: Introduction to Linguistics
•  REL 204: Religions of the World
•  SPA 321: Survey of Latin American Literature
•  SPA 325: Spanish Literature Survey
•  SPA 330: Contemporary Latin American Narrative
•  SPA 333: Spanish Culture and Civilization
•  SPA 334: Latin American Culture and Civilization

Three of the courses must be at the 300 or 400 levels and no more than three selected from the same department.


Minor in International Studies

Required:

•  POL 221: Global Politics
•  ECO 251: Principles of Microeconomics or ECO 252: Principles of Macroeconomics
•  HIS 106: World Civilizations II
•  ANT 200: Cultural Anthropology

Select 1 from:

•  HIS 333: Politics and History of East Asia
•  HIS 352: Latin American History
•  HIS 357: History of England
•  HIS 359: History of Germany

Select 1 from:

•  POL 240: African Politics
•  POL 263: European Politics
•  POL 293: Introduction to Canada
•  POL 383: Politics and History of the Middle East

Select 1 from:

•  ENS 101: Introduction to Environmental Science
•  NDI 382: Introduction to Linguistics
•  GEO 201: Environmental Geology
•  REL 204: Religions of the World
•  MUS 213: World Music


This does not replace official academic requirements in the university catalog. Enrolled students will work their faculty advisor to ensure they meet all the requirements of their major. 

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