Bachelor of Arts in International Studies

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The following eight-semester schedule of courses provides a recommended framework for completing this program of study in four years.


Course Credits
Freshman Year  
First Semester 16
ENG 101  English Comp. I 3
UNI 100  First-Year Seminar 1
FRE/SPN/ARB Elementary I 3
General Education Courses 9
   
Second Semester 15
FRE/SPN/ARB Elementary II 3
Area of Study Course* 3
General Education Courses 9
   
Sophomore Year  
Third Semester 15
FRE/SPN/ARB Intermediate I 3
Area of Study Course*
3
General Education Courses
9
   
Fourth Semester 15
FRE/SPN/ARB Intermediate II 3
Area of Study Course* 3
Area of Study Course* 3
General Education Courses 6
   
Junior Year  
Fifth Semester 15
FRE/SPN/ARB Conv/Comp/Phonetics
3
Area of Study Course* 3
Area of Study Course* 3
General Education Courses 6
   
Sixth Semester 15
General Education Course 
3
Laboratory Course 
3
Minor or Elective Course 3
Cultural/International Experience Requirement 6
   
Senior Year  
Seventh Semester 15
Upper-Division Writing Intensive Course 3
Minor or Elective Courses 12
   
Eighth Semester 15
Special Experience Course 3
Upper-Division Writing Intensive Course 3
Minor or Elective Course 9
   
Total 120

Program Notes: Minimum GPA 2.0

Required Major Courses

INT 200  Intro to International Studies

Language Proficiency (15 credits)

Additional languages by approval.

  • Elementary I: SPN 101, FRE 101, or ARB 101
  • Elementary II: SPN 102, FRE 102, or ARB 102
  • Intermediate I: SPN 203, FRE 203, or ARB 203
  • Intermediate II: SPN 204, FRE 204, or ARB 204
  • Advanced Course: SPN 311, FRE 345, or ARB 350

Cultural/International Experience (6 credits)

  • SPN 345, SPN 346, SPN 348, SPN 349, SPN 350, FRE 341, FRE 343, FRE 344, FRE 346, ARB 351, ARB 480, MFL 479, MFL 481, ENS 480

* Focus Areas (18 credits)

Business & Economics Focus (6 courses, 18 credits)

  • ACC 200, ECO 201, ECO 202, FIN 301, MGT 300, MGT 431, MKT 300 

History & Political Science Focus (6 courses, 18 credits)

  • HIS 106, HIS 112, HIS 240,HIS 309, HIS 316, HIS 323, HIS 348, HIS 366, HIS 370, HIS 379, HIS 425, HIS 430, POS 210, POS 312, POS 320, POS 322, POS 323, POS 325, POS 326, POS 336

Biology & Environment Focus (6 courses, 18 credits***)

  • BIO 327, BIO 337, BIO 400, BIO 414, BIO 433, BIO 435, BIO 441, BIO 445, BIO 478, BIO 488, ENS 399, ENS 425, ENS 440, ENS 475, ENS 480, ENS 495

***Also requires a minor in Biology 21 credits in BIO or ENS

  • Required: BIO 120, BIO 125, BIO 215 (12 credits)
  • Suggested additional courses: BIO 232, BIO 248, BIO 318, ENS 101

Geography Focus (6 courses, 18 credits)

  • GEO 100, GEO 150, GEO 205, GEO 217, GEO 220, GEO 325, GEO 352, GEO 426

Global Issues Focus (6 courses, 18 credits)

  • ACC 200, ANT 100, ANT 255, ANT 232, ANT 300, ART 316, ART 317, BIO 103, BIO 232, CHE 381, EAS 230, EAS 300, ECO 201, ECO 202, ENS 101, FIN 301, GEO 100, GEO 150, GEO 205, GEO 217, GEO 220, GEO 325, GEO 352, GEO 426, HIS 106, HIS 112, HIS 240,HIS 309, HIS 316, HIS 323, HIS 348, HIS 366, HIS 370, HIS 379, HIS 425, HIS 430, JUS 305, JUS 400, JUS 470, MAT 304, MGT 300, MGT 431, MKT 300, PHS 137, PHI 200, PHI 220, PHI 225, POS 210, POS 312, POS 320, POS 322, POS 323, POS 325, POS 326, POS 336, SOC 210, SOC 320, SOC 330, SOC 377, SOW 340