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B.S. Degree in International Studies

B.S. Degree in International Studies

Description
To receive the B.S. Degree in International Studies, the student must meet the minimum university requirements and specific requirements for the program. Completion of 120 credits is required for this degree which includes the Liberal Arts and Sciences Core (42 credits).

Core Requirements

This core is required of all students who major in one of the International Studies emphases: Development or Diplomacy. Students must complete a minimum of one credit in INTL 400 and a minimum of three credits in INTL 450. In addition to the listed courses, students are required to demonstrate proficiency at the second year level in a foreign language. Students may demonstrate their competency by means of an evaluation by the language department, or they must complete college level courses through the 200 level. If course work is required, this may add up to 16 semester credits to the requirements of this major.

ANTH 110 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)
ECON 204 Principles of Economics II: Macro (3)
GEOS 111 Cultures and Regions (3)
HIST 104 World History I (3)
HIST 105 World History II (3)
INTL 101 Introduction to Global Issues (3)
INTL 400 Global Experience (1-2)
INTL 450 Senior Project (3-6)
PHIL 120 World Religions (3)
POL 160 International Relations (3)
SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology (3)

Emphasis in Diplomacy

Program Requirements

Students must complete at least 21 credits from the listed courses.

ANTH 265 Language and Culture (3)
ANTH 313 Understanding Contemporary Africa (3)
ANTH 380 Traditional Cultures (3)
COMM 300 Intercultural Communication (3)
COMM 324 International Communications (3)
GEOS 320 Economic Geography (3)
GEOS 410 Eastern Europe and Russia (3)
HIST 302 East Asian History II (3)
HIST 304 History of Africa (3)
HIST 322 History of Britain II (3)
HIST 324 Twentieth Century Europe (4)
HIST 346 Modern China (3)
HIST 347 Modern Japan (3)
INTL 370 Understanding International Security (3)
POL 265 International Protection of Human Rights (3)
POL 350 Comparative Governments of Western Europe (3)
POL 352 Political Problems in Developing Countries (3)
POL 360 American Foreign Policy (3)
POL 361 International Political Economy (3)
POL 363 Public International Law (3)
POL 366 International Conflict Resolution (3)
POL 369 International Organizations (3)

Restricted Electives

Students must complete one of the listed research methods courses.

COMM 319 Communication Research Methods (3)
HIST 205 Introduction to Historical Methods (3)
POL 310 Political Science Research Methods (3)
SOC 350 Methods and Statistics for Social Research (4)


Emphasis in Development

Program Requirements

Students must complete at least 21 credits chosen from the following list.

ANTH 306 Medical Anthropology (3)
ANTH 307 Ecological Anthropology (3)
COMM 300 Intercultural Communication (3)
COMH 326 Epidemiology (3)
ECON 300 Global Economic Issues (3)
GEOS 320 Economic Geography (3)
GEOS 410 Eastern Europe and Russia (3)
HIST 334 History of Latin America II (3)
HIST 336 History of Mexico (3)
HIST 373 Monsoon Asia: People and the Environment (3)
INTL 308 Migration and Human Adaptation (3)
INTL 364 International Migration (3)
POL 265 International Protection of Human Rights (3)
POL 352 Political Problems in Developing Countries (3)
POL 361 International Political Economy (3)
POL 364 International Migration (3)
SOC 315 Population (3)
SOC 322 Urban Sociology (3)

Restricted Electives

Students must take one of the listed research methods courses.

COMM 319 Communication Research Methods (3)
HIST 205 Introduction to Historical Methods (3)
POL 310 Political Science Research Methods (3)
SOC 350 Methods and Statistics for Social Research (4)