Departments & Programs
International Studies Program
Major in International Studies
Students must complete a minimum of 35 credit hours including the following:
- Three courses chosen from I100, I201–I206; one of the three must introduce the chosen thematic concentration.
- Three courses (at least 9 credit hours) at the 300–400 level from a single thematic concentration.
- Three courses (at least 9 credit hours) at the 300–400 level from a regional concentration area.
- Foreign language proficiency beyond the College's general requirement for B.A. degrees. Students may pursue the study of a single foreign language through six semesters; they may study one foreign language through four semesters and study a second foreign language through two semesters; or they may study one foreign language through four semesters, study the first semester of a second foreign language, and study the first semester of a third foreign language. Non–native speakers of English may petition the International Studies Program for exemption from third-year language study. See advisor for details about procedure and necessary documentation.
- An overseas/international experience approved in advance by the director of the program.
- I315 (3 cr.).
- I400 or I406 (3 cr.).
- ASCS-Q 299 Job and Internship Strategies for Liberal Arts Students (2 cr.), or an equivalent course approved by the advisor.
Note: Students may need at least 41 credit hours to complete the requirements listed above, including foreign language proficiencies, and may need more than 41 credit hours to complete the overseas/international experience requirement.
Students must complete the degree requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences.