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International-Studies

 

 

Requirements

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Comprised of a cluster of culture, language and international affairs courses, International Studies is a 36 credit hour major. Requirements are listed below.

Core Classes

PSCI 130 and 6 credit hours from PSCI 309, 313, 316, 319 and 6 credits hours from CRJU 499, ENGL 221, 244, 344, GEOG 205, HIST 235, 338, INTL 221, 377, IS 103, MUS 115, PSCI 353, SOC 210, THEO 250, 345, and WMST 201.

Language Requirements: Intermediate proficiency in a foreign language as demonstrated by successfully completing with a C or better 2 of the following courses in the same language. 6 credit hours from SPAN 311, 312, 313, FREN 301, 302 and GERM 301, 302.

Concentrations

Latin America: 12 credits within that concentration from at least 2 different departments. HIST 229, 230, 315, IS 204, 210, PSCI 299/WI-399, 306 353, SPAN 321, 322, 331, 333, 334, 350 and WMST 315.

Europe: 12 credits within that concentration from at least 2 different departments. ART 355, ENGL 243, 307, 309, 310, FREN 310, GERM 303, 304, 310, HIST 242, 315, 337, 340, 341, 343, 345, IS 201, 210, PSCI 299/WI-399, 306, 353, SPAN 320, 332, 350 and WMST 320.

Study Abroad

At least one semester abroad in an approved program is required. If a semester abroad is not possible, then at least 4 weeks in an approved intensive language immersion abroad program is required. 

Capstone

WI-PSCI 400 or another approved Writing Intensive researchcCourse. The International Studies Major accommodates a double major or another minor quite seamlessly, particularly in Foreign Languages, Political Science, History, English, Theology, and Women's Studies.