Offered by International Studies Program

International Studies Major

International Studies
Bachelor of Arts

  1. International Studies Requirements (12 hours required)
    • Take all of the following:
      • INTS 100GS, Introduction to International Studies - 3 hours
      • GEOG 104GS, World Regional Geography - 3 hours
      • INTS 496, Senior Seminar in International Studies - 3 hours
    • Take 1 course:
      • One course above 201 in student's non-native language - 3 hours
      • The prerequisites for these courses are fulfilled by the BA Language requirement.
  2. International Studies Electives (24 hours required, 18 must be upper division hours)
    • Select one thematic and one area studies option with advisor. Work carefully with advisor to choose electives.
    • Students should be aware of the prerequisites for upper level courses and plan their coursework accordingly.
    1. Thematic option: 12-15 hours
    2. Area Studies option: 9-12 hours
    1. Thematic Options: 12-15 hours
      • Global Society and Politics (12-15 hours)
        • Take 3 hours from:
          • PSCI 140GS, Democracies around the World - 3 hours
          • PSCI 168GS, Introduction to International Relations - 3 hours
          • GEOG 106GS, Human Geography - 3 hours
        • Take 9-12 hours from at least two different subject areas:
          • CJUS 360, Sex Crimes - 3 hours
          • CJUS 375GS, Comparative Criminal Justice Systems - 3 hours
          • CJUS 430, Drugs and the Criminal Justice System - 3 hours
          • CJUS 476, Terrorism and Crisis Negotiations - 3 hours
          • GEOG 106GS, Human Geography - 3 hours
          • GEOG 441, Special Topics in Human Geography - 3 hours
          • FSID 481, Cross-Cultural Family Patterns - 3 hours
          • INTS 444, International Studies Institute - 1-12 hours
          • INTS 445, International Studies Field Study - 1-6 hours
          • PHIL 305, Social and Political Philosophy - 3 hours
          • PSCI 140GS, Democracies around the World - 3 hours
          • PSCI 168GS, Introduction to International Relations - 3 hours
          • PSCI 340, Topics in Comparative Politics - 3 hours
          • PSCI 341, Politics of the Drug War - 3 hours
          • PSCI 342, Politics of Globalization - 3 hours
          • PSCI 344, Politics of the Developed World - 3 hours
          • PSCI 345, Politics of the Developing World - 3 hours
          • PSCI 346, Latin American Politics - 3 hours
          • PSCI 368, International Law and Organization - 3 hours
          • PSCI 369, International Political Economy - 3 hours
          • PSCI 373, Ancient Political Thought - 3 hours
          • PSCI 374, Modern Political Thought - 3 hours
          • PSCI 375, Democratic Political Thought - 3 hours
          • PSCI 376, 20th & 21st Century Political Thought - 3 hours
          • PSCI 378, Feminist Political Thought - 3 hours
          • PSCI 380, Topics in International Relations - 3 hours
          • PSCI 390, Politics & Culture of Asia - 3 hours
          • PSCI 450, Nations in Transition - 3 hours
          • PSCI 468, War in World Politics - 3 hours
          • SOC 225, Global Cultures and Diversity - 3 hours
          • SOC 250GS, Anthropology - 3 hours
          • SOC 340, The Holocaust - 3 hours
          • SOC 410, Globalization and Development - 3 hours (Prereq: SOC 225 or SOC 310)
          • SOC 442, Sociology of Religion - 3 hours (Prereq: SOC 100GS or SOC 250GS or permission)
          • SOC 472, Special Topics in Globalization - 3 hours (Prereq: SOC 124 or SOC 250GS or permission)
          • SOWK 420, Diversity and Social Justice - 3 hours
          • SOWK 470, International Social Work Experience - 1-6 hours
      • Global Culture, Identities and the Arts (12-15 hours)
        • Take 3 hours from:
          • SOC 225, Global Cultures and Diversity - 3 hours
          • SOC 250GS, Anthropology - 3 hours
          • ENG 253GS, Introduction to Literature: Non-Western Civilization - 3 hours
        • Take 9-12 hours from at least two different subject areas:
          • ART 120, Art Appreciation - 3 hours
          • ART 221, Art History Survey I - 3 hours
          • ART 222, Art History Survey II - 3 hours
          • ART 275, Cultural Studies Through Art - 3-6 hours
          • ART 303*, History of Renaissance Art - 3 hours
          • ART 310*, Art of Baroque and Rococo Era - 3 hours
          • ART 325*, History of Modern Art - 3 hours
          • ART 331*, Non Western Survey I: Art in India, China and Japan - 3 hours
          • ART 405*, History of 19th Century Art - 3 hours
          • ART 475*, Cultural Studies Through Art - 3-6 hours
          • ENG 250GS, Introduction to Literature: British Literature - 3 hours
          • ENG 252GS, Introduction to Literature: Western Civilization - 3 hours
          • ENG 330*, European Literature in Translation - 3 hours
          • ENG 333*, Non-Western Literature in Translation - 3 hours
          • ENG 336*, Ancient Literatures - 3 hours
          • ENG 362A*, Survey of British and Commonwealth Literature I - 3 hours
          • ENG 362B*, Survey of British and Commonwealth Literature II - 3 hours
          • ENG 450*, Seminar in World Literature - 3 hours
          • ENG 462*, Early/Middle English Literature - 3 hours
          • ENG 463*, Seminar in Shakespeare - 3 hours
          • ENG 464*, Seminar in the Renaissance - 3 hours
          • ENG 466*, Literature of the English Restoration and Eighteenth Century - 3 hours
          • ENG 467*, Seminar in Romanticism - 3 hours
          • ENG 468*, Seminar in Victorian Literature - 3 hours
          • ENG 469*, Seminar in Modernism - 3 hours
          • ENG 474*, Postmodern/Contemporary British Literature - 3 hours
          • GEOG 106GS, Human Geography - 3 hours
          • GEOG 441, Special Topics in Human Geography - 3 hours
          • HIST 411, Saints and Sinners - 3 hours
          • HIST 412, Society and Gender in the Middle Ages - 3 hours
          • HIST 420, Women in Europe - 3 hours
          • JMC 100GS, Global Media Literacy - 3 hours
          • JMC 460, Mass Media and Society - 3 hours
          • MUS 100GS, Music Appreciation - 3 hours
          • PHIL 100GS, Introduction to Philosophy - 3 hours
          • PHIL 250GS, Ancient Philosophy - 3 hours
          • PHIL 251GS, Medieval Philosophy - 3 hours
          • PHIL 253GS, Modern Philosophy - 3 hours
          • PHIL 260GS, Philosophy of Culture - 3 hours
          • PHIL 314, Philosophy of Religion: Reason and Faith - 3 hours
          • PSCI 346, Latin American Politics - 3 hours
          • PSCI 378, Feminist Political Thought - 3 hours
          • PSCI 390, Politics & Culture of Asia - 3 hours
          • PSCI 450, Nations in Transition - 3 hours
          • PSY 372, Cross-Cultural Psychology - 3 hours (Prereq: PSY 203GS)
          • PSY 416, Eastern Psychology - 3 hours (Prereq: PSY 203GS)
          • REC 155, Dimensions of Tourism - 3 hours
          • REC 355, Travel Behavior - 3 hours
          • REC 444, Issues in Recreation and Leisure - 3 hours
          • REC 485, Research in Tourism, Recreation and Sport - 3 hours
          • SOC 225, Global Cultures and Diversity - 3 hours
          • SOC 250GS, Anthropology - 3 hours
          • SOC 442, Sociology of Religion - 3 hours (Prereq: SOC 100GS or SOC 250GS or permission)
          • SPCH 154GS, Cross-Cultural Communication - 3 hours
          • SPCH 445, Diffusion of Innovations - 3 hours
          • SPCH 454, Intercultural Communication - 3 hours
          • WSTD 220GS, Women's & Gender Studies - 3 hours
      • Global Economics, Trade, and Development (12-15 hours)
        • Take 3 hours from:
          • ECON 100GS, Contemporary Economic Issues - 3 hours
          • ECON 270GS, Principles of Economics, Macroeconomics - 3 hours
          • ECON 271GS, Principles of Economics, Microeconomics - 3 hours
        • Take 9-12 hours from at least two different subject areas:
          • CJUS 360, Sex Crimes - 3 hours
          • CJUS 375GS, Comparative Criminal Justice Systems - 3 hours
          • CJUS 430, Drugs and the Criminal Justice System - 3 hours
          • ECON 100GS, Contemporary Economic Issues - 3 hours
          • ECON 270GS, Principles of Economics, Macroeconomics - 3 hours
          • ECON 318, History of Economic Thought - 3 hours (Prereq: ECON 270GS)
          • ECON 380, Tourism Economics - 3 hours (Prereq: ECON 271GS)
          • ECON 430, International Economics - 3 hours
          • FSID 481, Cross-Cultural Family Patterns - 3 hours
          • GEOG 321, Economic Geography - 3 hours
          • GEOG 322, Urban Geography - 3 hours
          • GEOG 350, International Tourism - 3 hours
          • HIST 407, History of Sea Power - 3 hours
          • HIST 451, Comparative Colonialism: Asia and Africa - 3 hours
          • HIST 457, British Empire - 3 hours
          • HIST 459, European Expansion and Exploration - 3 hours
          • INTS 444, International Studies Institute - 1-12 hours
          • INTS 445, International Studies Field Study - 1-6 hours
          • MGT 330, International Management - 3 hours
          • MKT 430, International Marketing - 3 hours (Prereq: MKT 300 or MGT 330)
          • PSCI 140GS, Democracies around the World - 3 hours
          • PSCI 168GS, Introduction to International Relations - 3 hours
          • PSCI 341, Politics of the Drug War - 3 hours
          • PSCI 342, Politics of Globalization - 3 hours
          • PSCI 344, Politics of the Developed World - 3 hours
          • PSCI 345, Politics of the Developing World - 3 hours
          • PSCI 346, Latin American Politics - 3 hours
          • PSCI 369, International Political Economy - 3 hours
          • PSCI 390, Politics & Culture of Asia - 3 hours
          • REC 155, Dimensions of Tourism - 3 hours
          • REC 355, Travel Behavior - 3 hours
          • REC 444, Issues in Recreation and Leisure - 3 hours
          • REC 455, Tourism Planning and Development - 3 hours
          • REC 485, Research in Tourism, Recreation and Sport - 3 hours
          • SOC 225, Global Cultures and Diversity - 3 hours
          • SOC 410, Globalization and Development - 3 hours (Prereq: SOC 225 or SOC 310)
          • SOC 472, Special Topics in Globalization - 3 hours (Prereq: SOC 124 or SOC 250GS or permission)
          • SOWK 420, Diversity and Social Justice - 3 hours
          • SOWK 470, International Social Work Experience - 1-6 hours
          • SPCH 445, Diffusion of Innovations - 3 hours
    2. Area Studies Options: 9-12 hours
      • Europe:
        • Take 9-12 hours from two different subject areas:
          • ART 221, Art History Survey I - 3 hours
          • ART 222, Art History Survey II - 3 hours
          • ART 275, Cultural Studies Through Art - 3-6 hours
          • ART 303*, History of Renaissance Art - 3 hours
          • ART 310*, Art of Baroque and Rococo Era - 3 hours
          • ART 325*, History of Modern Art - 3 hours
          • ART 405*, History of 19th Century Art - 3 hours
          • ENG 250GS, Introduction to Literature: British Literature - 3 hours
          • ENG 252GS, Introduction to Literature: Western Civilization - 3 hours
          • ENG 330*, European Literature in Translation - 3 hours
          • ENG 362A*, Survey of British and Commonwealth Literature I - 3 hours
          • ENG 362B*, Survey of British and Commonwealth Literature II - 3 hours
          • ENG 462*, Early/Middle English Literature - 3 hours
          • ENG 463*, Seminar in Shakespeare - 3 hours
          • ENG 464*, Seminar in the Renaissance - 3 hours
          • ENG 466*, Literature of the English Restoration and Eighteenth Century - 3 hours
          • ENG 467*, Seminar in Romanticism - 3 hours
          • ENG 468*, Seminar in Victorian Literature - 3 hours
          • ENG 469*, Seminar in Modernism - 3 hours
          • ENG 474*, Postmodern/Contemporary British Literature - 3 hours
          • FREN 305*, Study of French Civilization - 3 hours
          • FREN 337*, Seminar on French/Francophone Film - 3 hours
          • FREN 354*, Survey of French Literature I - 3 hours
          • FREN 355*, Survey of French Literature II - 3 hours
          • FREN 357*, Seminar on Women in French/Francophone Literature - 3 hours
          • FREN 420*, The French Novel I - 3 hours
          • FREN 421*, The French Novel II - 3 hours
          • FREN 470*, Seminar in French/Francophone Studies - 3 hours
          • GERM 301*, Novelle - 3 hours
          • GERM 305*, German Civilization - 3 hours
          • GERM 337*, Seminar on German Film - 3 hours
          • GERM 339*, Modern German Literature - 3 hours
          • GERM 354*, Survey of German Literature - 3 hours
          • GERM 357*, Seminar on Women in German Literature - 3 hours
          • GERM 400*, German Drama - 3 hours
          • GERM 401*, Contemporary German Drama - 3 hours
          • GERM 403*, German Novel - 3 hours
          • GERM 470*, Seminar in German Studies - 3 hours
          • HIST 210GS, Western Civilization - 3 hours
          • HIST 211GS, Western Civilization - 3 hours
          • HIST 402, Age of Alexander the Great - 3 hours
          • HIST 409, The High Middle Ages, 1050-1350 - 3 hours
          • HIST 410, Methods and Historiography - 3 hours
          • HIST 411, Saints and Sinners - 3 hours
          • HIST 412, Society and Gender in the Middle Ages - 3 hours
          • HIST 420, Women in Europe - 3 hours
          • HIST 457, British Empire - 3 hours
          • HIST 459, European Expansion and Exploration - 3 hours
          • HIST 461, Renaissance and Reformation - 3 hours
          • HIST 462, Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Europe - 3 hours
          • HIST 463, French Revolution and Napoleon - 3 hours
          • HIST 486, Imperial Russia - 3 hours
          • HIST 488, Nineteenth Century Europe - 3 hours
          • HIST 489, Fascism and Communism in Twentieth Century Europe - 3 hours
          • HIST 490, Twentieth Century Europe - 3 hours
          • HIST 492, Soviet Russia - 3 hours
          • HIST 493, Modern Eastern Europe - 3 hours
          • INTS 444, International Studies Institute - 1-12 hours
          • INTS 445, International Studies Field Study - 1-6 hours
          • PSCI 344, Politics of the Developed World - 3 hours
          • SOC 340, The Holocaust - 3 hours
          • SPAN 305*, Spanish Civilization - 3 hours
          • SPAN 306*, Survey of Spanish Literature I - 3 hours
          • SPAN 307*, Survey of Spanish Literature II - 3 hours
          • SPAN 419*, Short Story - 3 hours
          • SPAN 420*, Spanish Novel - 3 hours
      • Latin America
        • Take 9-12 hours from two different subject areas:
          • HIST 215GS, Introduction to Latin America - 3 hours
          • HIST 439, Pre-Hispanic and Colonial Latin America - 3 hours
          • HIST 441, Modern Latin America - 3 hours
          • HIST 450, Variable Topics in Latin American History - 3 hours
          • PSCI 341, Politics of the Drug War - 3 hours
          • PSCI 346, Latin American Politics - 3 hours
          • SPAN 306*, Survey of Spanish Literature I - 3 hours
          • SPAN 307*, Survey of Spanish Literature II - 3 hours
          • SPAN 337*, Seminar on Hispanic Film - 3 hours
          • SPAN 357*, Seminar on Women in Hispanic Literature - 3 hours
          • SPAN 360*, Latin American Civilization - 3 hours
          • SPAN 419*, Short Story - 3 hours
          • SPAN 420*, Spanish Novel - 3 hours
          • SPAN 421*, Latin American Novel - 3 hours
          • SPAN 430*, Survey of Latin American Literature - 3 hours
          • SPAN 470*, Seminar in Spanish/Latin American Studies - 3 hours
      • Non-West
        • Take 9-12 hours from two different subject areas:
          • ART 331, Non Western Survey I: Art in India, China and Japan - 3 hours
          • ENG 253GS, Introduction to Literature: Non-Western Civilization - 3 hours
          • ENG 333*, Non-Western Literature in Translation - 3 hours
          • HIST 212GS, Non-Western World History - 3 hours
          • HIST 408, War and Society - 3 hours
          • HIST 451, Comparative Colonialism: Asia and Africa - 3 hours
          • HIST 452, Colonial India - 3 hours
          • HIST 453, Modern India - 3 hours
          • HIST 455, Comparative Studies in Ethnic Conflict - 3 hours
          • HIST 457, British Empire - 3 hours
          • HIST 459, European Expansion and Exploration - 3 hours
          • PSCI 342, Politics of Globalization - 3 hours
          • PSCI 345, Politics of the Developing World - 3 hours
          • PSCI 390, Politics & Culture of Asia - 3 hours
          • PSY 416, Eastern Psychology - 3 hours (Prereq: PSY 203GS)

*Some 200- and 300-level and all 400-level ART electives listed have a prerequisite of ART 222. All 300- and 400-level ENG electives listed have a prerequisite of ENG 234. All 300- and 400-level FREN electives listed have a prerequisite of FREN 201GS. All 300- and 400-level GERM electives listed have a prerequisite of GERM 201GS. All 300- and 400-level SPAN electives listed have a prerequisite of SPAN 204GS.

8 Apr 2014

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