Undergraduate Catalog

B.A. in International Studies

Overview

Web: International Studies (IST)

College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Roberto Sanchez, Program Coordinator

Hall Memorial Building, Room S235A

A Bachelor of Arts in the International Studies program enables students to explore interconnecitons among history, economics, politics, culture, society and language with a global perspective. Through the completion of a flexibility-structured degree program, this major prepares students for careers in law, government, Foreign Service, the Peace Corps, non-governmental organizations and for pursuing graduate work in the humanities, social sciences, international business, teaching and human services.

Summary of Requirements

2020-2021
General Studies 37
Major and Related Courses 42
Free Elective Courses 41
TOTAL 120

Major required courses (30 Credits)

Core courses (23 Credits)

ECO 201Introduction to Macroeconomics

3

FRE 111Basic French I

4

FRE 112Basic French II

4

Or

SPA 111Basic Spanish I

4

SPA 112Basic Spanish II

4

GOV 391Interntl Relations

3

GOV 410Intro to Rsch Mthd

3

Or

SOC 334Research Methods

3

HIS 102World Civilization II

3

SOC 268Cultural Anthropology

3

Junior Year International Experience (4 Credits)

Choose four credits from one of the following:

IST 300International Internship

4

WLC 200French Studies Abroad

3-4

WLC 210Spanish Studies Abroad

3-4

Senior seminar (3 Credits)

IST 400Senior Seminar in Intl Studies

3

Major electives (12 Credits)

To be completed within the student's concentration area and taken from the list of courses below. Courses must be taken from at least three different disciplines:

Business

ECO 361International Economics

3

World Languages and Cultures

FRE 211Communicating in French

3

Or

SPA 211Reading in Spanish

3

FRE 212Readings in French

3

Or

SPA 212Spanish Through Film

3

FRE 311Advanced French I

3

Or

SPA 311Advanced Spanish I

3

FRE 312Advance French II

3

Or

SPA 312Spanish Thru Short Fiction

3

FRE 437French Civilization

3

Or

SPA 438Spanish Civilization

3

SPA 437Contemp Lat Am Soc

3

Or

SPA 438Spanish Civilization

3

SPA 439Mexican Civilization

3

WLC 314Topics in Language Diversity

3

WLC 361Masterpieces in French Literature in English Translation I

3

Or

WLC 362Masterpieces of French Literature in English Translation II

3

WLC 381Masterpieces of Spanish Literature in English Translation I

3

Or

WLC 382Masterpieces of Spanish Literature in English Translation II

3

WLC 383Spanish American Literature in English Translation I

3

Or

WLC 384U.S. Latino Literature

3

Government

GOV 328Comparative European Gov

3

GOV 329Comp Gov of Asia,Africa&Ltn Am

3

GOV 330Intro to the European Union

3

GOV 387Nationalism and Developing Nat

3

GOV 396Intl Law and Organization

3

GOV 397Democracy and Democratization

3

History

HIS 300Nazi Germ thru Film

3

HIS 344Hist Mdrn Mid East

3

HIS 34519th Century Europe

3

HIS 34620th Century Europe

3

HIS 351History of Africa

3

HIS 430History of Latin America

3

Sociology

SOC 313Work and Globalization

3

ASL and Deaf Studies

DST 311Dynamics of Oppression

3

DST 316Disability Studies

3