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2015-2016 Undergraduate catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate catalog [Archived Catalog]

International Studies (B.A.)

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Timothy J. Schorn, JD, PhD, Director
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International Studies, B.A.


International Studies

International Studies helps students become internationally literate and familiar with diverse cultures, ideas, languages, politics, history, literature and more. The interdisciplinary program prepares students for employment in education, business, government, journalism and other fields that increasingly seek graduates with both a liberal arts education and international understanding.

36 Major Hours, 120 Degree Hours

Students in this major must also complete requirements for a degree in the College of Arts & Sciences .

Additional Requirements

International Experience: study or travel abroad in consultation with program director.

Portfolio: Record of progress in International Studies (to be completed in Senior Seminar).

Required Modern Foreign Language(s) courses to fulfill International Studies major requirements (18 hours)

Students must complete at least 14 cr. in a single modern foreign language. The remaining 4 cr. may be taken in the same language or in a different modern foreign language.

Double Major

Students who choose to receive a double major may reduce the number of International Studies electives by six credit hours. Students may not apply courses taken to more than one major, i.e. double-counting of a course is not permitted.


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