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International Studies

Requirements for the Major with the Cultural Studies Concentration

Students in the Cultural Studies Concentration also choose an emphasis in either history or modern languages.

Both emphases require the following courses:

FR 202 Intermediate French II OR SPA 202 Intermediate Spanish II
FR 301 Advanced Conversation and Composition I OR SPA 301 Advanced Conversation and Composition I
FR 302 Advanced Conversation and Composition II OR SPA 302 Advanced Conversation and Composition II
ECO 152 Principles of Macroeconomics
PS 104 International Politics
GEO 101 World Geography OR HIS 102 History of Civilization from 1715 OR REL 111 Understanding Religious Experience and Expression OR SOC 105 Cultural Anthropology

And eight semester hours in one of the following disciplines:

Comparative Literature and Culture (Choose two courses):

CLC 101-119 Studies in World Literature and Culture

Music:

MUS 101 Introduction to Western Music AND MUS 102 Introduction to Ethnomusicology

Religion (Two of the following courses):

REL 111 Understanding Religious Experience and Expression
REL 116 Religions from the Middle East
REL 117 Religions from India
REL 118 Religions from China
REL 122 Religion and the Arts

Or another discipline in the humanities (Courses must be approved by the International Studies Committee)

And one additional elective from any of the cultural studies courses listed above.

And a semester of study abroad or an approved off-campus study program.

 

What can you do with an International Studies degree?

Imagine yourself an ambassador, cultural anthropologist, ESL teacher, international salesperson, international intelligence analyst, international news reporter, or transportation specialist.