Bachelor of Arts in International Studies


REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF ARTS – MAJOR:  INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
    General Education Requirements[47]
        English 1301, 1302, and three (3) hours sophomore literature[9]
        Fine Arts (three (3) hours from music, theatre, fine arts, art, or equivalent)[3]
        Modern Language (at least one semester second year, all hours in same language)[11]
        Religion 1320 and 1330 (Old and New Testament Surveys)[6]
        History[3]
        Social Science (CJUS/ECON/GEOG/POSC/PSYC/SOCI)[3]
        Physical Activity (KINE 1238)[2]
        Science (must be a lab science)[4]
        Mathematics[3]
        Speech 1311 (Fundamentals of Speech Communication)[3]

Departmental Requirements for International Studies Majors:
*denotes course(s) which can also meet General Education Requirements
    *HIST 1302 United States Since 1877
Departmental Recommendations for International Studies Majors:
 None
Major Area of Study (see below)[33]
Minor (minimum of 18 hours)[18]
Electives (to total 120 hours)
    Total:  Minimum one hundred twenty (120) semester hours

Available Major
International Studies Major Requirements
Completion of thirty-three (33) semester hours:
    Foundation Courses (12 semester hours):
        POSC 1301 Introduction to International Relations
        HIST 2321 Survey of Civilizations I
        HIST 2322 Survey of Civilizations II
        GEOG 1303 Foundations of Geography
        With consultation and approval of advisor, choose eighteen (18) semester hours
        (six courses, at least 12 hours advanced) with at least one clear disciplinary
        emphasis (9 or more semester hours).  The disciplinary emphasis may come from
        the listed disciplines, from directed study, from course completed during a
        preapproved study abroad experience, or from a combination of these approaches:
            BUAD 3362 International Business
            ECON 3361 International Trade
            ENGL 2331 World Literature
            ENGL 4301 20th Century British and European Literature
            ENGL 4313 Ancient World Literature
            ENGL 4314 Bible as Literature
            ENGL 4315 Long 19th Century
            ENGL 4316 Medieval and Renaissance Literature
            FREN 2312 Intermediate French II
            GEOG 2312 Economic Geography
            HIST 3306 Europe since 1914
            HIST 3311 History of Latin America
            HIST/POSC 3308 Modern China
            HIST/POSC 3364 British Studies, 1714 to the Present
            HIST/POSC 4363 Russian & Soviet Studies
            HIST/POSC 3309 History of Christianity
            HIST Special Topic Variable global, non-U.S. topics
            LAST 2333 Latin American Literature in Translation
            MKTG 4345 International Marketing
            MUSI 3201 Introduction to Music
            MUSI 4301 Music History I
            MUSI 4302 Music History II
            POSC 4365 Comparative Economic & Political Systems
            RLGN 3330 Christian Missions
            RLGN 3369 Comparative World Religions
            RLGN 3305 Community Ministry
            RLGN 4302 Cross-Cultural Missions
            SOCI 3362 Sociology of Religion
            SPAN 2312 Intermediate Spanish II
            SPAN 3304 Spanish Culture & Civilization
            SPCH 3309 Intercultural Communication
            THEA 4311 Theatre History I
            THEA 4312 Theatre History II
        With consultation and approval of advisor, an additional three (3) semester hours
        credit completed during a travel-study experience.