International Studies

Curriculum - Major

Flags hanging from ceiling on campusThe International Studies major requires 39-48 credit hours of courses.
See Student Learning Outcomes.

Core Requirements

Students must complete 18 credit hours of core courses. Courses used to satisy this requirement may not be used to satisfy concentration requirements.

Language Requirements

Students must complete or demonstrate proficiency in a language other than English to at least the 202-level. This language will preferably be used for the International Experience Requirement.

International Experience Requirement

Students must complete 3 credit hours of international experience. This will normally involve Study Abroad, but other options are possible as approved by the Director of International Studies. Courses fulfilling this requirement may count towards other requirements in the major.

Concentration Requirements

Students must complete 15 hours in a thematic or regional area concentration. 12 of those hours must be at the 300 level or above and must include at least two disciplines.

  1. Art and Literature
  2. Globalization
  3. The Environment
  4. Africa
  5. Asia
  6. Europe
  7. Middle East
  8. Latin America