Majors and Minors

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International Studies Major

This major gives students a broad view of the world with an emphasis on developing regions. The core ensures that students have broad exposure to major world religions, international politics and government, recent global history, and relationships between geography, culture, arts and society. This major is a good point of departure for pursuing an international-related master’s degree and/or many careers, including international business, diplomacy and fields related to human development.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 124

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Required Courses in Major 44
Core 24
Area and Advanced Disciplinary Studies 20
Choose from the following, with no more then 12 credits from one department and a minimum of 8 credits at the 300-400 level. Courses from the minor field of study cannot be used. 
EN 411Z Topics in World Literature (3-4 cr.) [II] 
GC 400 Political Geography (4 cr.)  
IP 286 Study Abroad: Special Topics (1-12 cr.) (Graded S/U)
IP 486 Study Abroad: Special Topics (1-12 cr.) (Graded S/U) 
May be taken twice as country of study varies. 

Minor 20