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2014-2015 Catalog 
    
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International Studies, B.A.


This major is administered by the Department of History .

 

The International Studies Major satisfies the Interdisciplinary Studies GEP requirement. For more information, see the GEP  section of the Catalog.

Consists of 36 credits plus world language requirement.

Language requirement, 0-19 credits


Native Language is English


If your native language is English, you must complete or test out of one world language course beyond the fourth semester college level.

Native Language is Not English


Foreign students whose native language is not English may use English to fulfill the language requirement by completing

Regional/Cultural Areas of Concentration, 21 Credits


12 credits in one area; 9 credits numbered 300 and above. Courses designated with an asterisk (*) and all International Studies courses must have the subtitle approved for the area.

Asian Studies


European, Eastern European, and Russian Studies


Global Studies


9 credits in thematically-based global courses OR any courses approved under regional area studies outside of your main area focus; 6 credits 300 or above.

Senior seminar, 3 credits


To satisfy the Capstone Experience.

Enhanced Concentration Option in International Studies Major


International Studies majors interested in a particular world, region, or in global studies may elect to complete an enhanced concentration of 15 additional credits from the courses enumerated in one of the above concentrations.

You may also elect to complete an enhanced concentration in Ibero-Latin American Studies, with appropriate courses from European, Eastern European, and Russian Studies and Latin American/Caribbean Studies, or an enhanced concentration in European Union Studies, with appropriate courses from European, Eastern European, and  Russian Studies, or an enhanced concentration in East Asian Studies with appropriate courses from Asian Studies.

With the exception of topics courses bearing different subtitles, you may not repeat classes taken for the regular concentration in an enhanced concentration.

For the enhanced concentration, International Studies majors are generally required to meet the language requirement for the International Studies major with a language relevant to that geographic region.

 

Capstone Experience