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International Studies

Requirements for the Peace and Justice Studies Concentration

36 semester hours, comprised of the following:

PAX 301 Advanced Peace Studies Seminar (4)
SOC 350 Social Theory (4)
SOC 601 Sociology Capstone (4)

One of the following:

SSC 251 Research Methods for Social Science (4)
SSC 252 Data Analysis for Social Science (4)

Plus, 20 semester hours selected from the following, with no more than 8 hours at the 100-level. At least 8 semester hours must be taken from CJS, PSY, and/or SOC:

CJS 202 Criminology (4)
CJS 206 Corrections (2)
CJS 207 The Death Penalty (2)
CJS 302 The Sociology of Law and Legal Systems (4)
ES 106 Concepts of Environmental Science (4)
HIS 102 History of Civilization to 1715 (4)
HIS 223 African-American History (4)
HIS 246 20th Century Europe (4)
HIS 252 Modern Russia (4)
HIS 272 Latin America from 1825 (4)
HIS 282 Africa since 1800 (4)
HIS 308 Cold War (4)
HIS 310 Slavery in America (4)
HIS 311 South Africa (4)
PHI 230 Environmental Ethics (4)
PS 204 Model United Nations (1)
PS 222 Political Ideologies (4)
PS 232 European Politics (4)
PS 233 Politics in Developing Countries (4)
PS 235 African Politics (4)
PS 236 Russian Politics (4)
PS 254 (or 255) Sem. in Comparative (or International) Pol. (4)
PS 331 Geopolitics (4)
PS 332 US Foreign Policy (4)
PS 431 International Law and Organization (4)
PSY 213 Psychology of Prejudice (4)
PSY 235 Psychology of Women (4)
REL 170 Basic Introduction to Religion in the World (4)
REL 171 Religion in the Western World (4)
REL 172 Religions from India (4)
REL 173 Religion in China (4)
SOC 105 Cultural Anthropology (4)
SOC 209 Minority-Majority Relations (4)
SOC 215 Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective (4)
SOC 241 Sociology of Violence and Nonviolence (4)
SOC 260 Food Culture and Society (4)
SOC 590 Field Experience/Internship (1-4)

 

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.