International Studies Program – Major & Minor

Major

The International Studies major combines an area of study with an academic core program that provides an interdisciplinary approach to learning about relations between states, the international community, as well as international cultures, legal systems, and trade.

Prerequisites: Two years of a foreign language

Core Requirements Units
ECON  325 International Economics 4
HIST 101 World Civilizations I, or HIST 102 World Civilizations II 4
PLSC 351 International Relations 4
PLSC 389 Study of Politics or HIST 389 Approaches to History 4
PLSC 452 Comparative Government and Politics 4
PLSC 499 or HIST 499 Senior Seminar 4

Electives:
A minimum of 20 semester hours in upper-division courses in the student’s area(s) of emphasis approved by the advisor.

Minor

Core Requirements Units
ECON 325 International Economics 4
HIST 101 World Civilizations I, or HIST 102 World Civilizations II 4
PLSC 351 International Relations, or
PLSC 452 Comparative Government & Politics
4

Electives:
A minimum of 12 semester hours in upper-division courses in student’s area(s) of emphasis in consultation with an academic advisor.