Mar 02, 2024  
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International Studies, BA

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Major Requirements: 38-42 Credits

A minimum of 16 credits of the major must be upper-level.

All of the Following: 18 Credits

Core Courses require a grade of C- or higher

Language Proficiency: 0-8 Credits

Students proficient in a second language beyond the 202 level may waive these credits/courses. Approval of the Chair of the World Languages Department is required for a waiver.

Note: Students should plan to complete their 202 language course prior to study abroad.

International Experience: 16 credits

Electives: 4 Credits

Take four credits from the following:

1) Any 300- or 400-level course in the World Languages (CHIN, FREN, GER, JAPN, SPAN) except FREN 311/411, FREN 312/412, GER 315, SPAN 301, SPAN 315.

2) Any international short-term travel courses. (Domestic short-term travel courses with IS Chair approval). Check Office of International Programs website for available courses. Be aware that prep courses are required and for travel courses and occur the semester prior to travel, so advanced planning is helpful. Check all pre-requisites. Examples from Summer 2021 include ENG 326 “Travel Writing in Italy”, IS 236 “Costa Rica Travel”, BIOL 366 “Galapagos and Ecuador.”

3) Any courses from the following list (other courses not listed below must be approved by the Chair of International Studies):

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