The following courses may be taken as part of the general education requirements of the University:
The major in International Studies, in addition to the general requirements stated above, requires thirty-seven (37) credits distributed in the following categories:
Nine (9) credits:
POLS 221 Introduction to International Relations 3 cr I S 200 Simulation (May be repeated once) 1 cr I S 400 Simulation (May be repeated once) 1 cr I S 493 Senior Thesis 4 crAreas of Concentration Eighteen (18) credits.
Students must complete eighteen (18) credits to be chosen from within one of the following options.
Option 1: Political and Economic Development
This option has as its focus the issues of political and economic development in those parts of the world which at once seek the possibility of change and are threatened by change. Eighteen credits are to be selected from the following list and approved by your advisor. No more than nine (9) of the required eighteen (18) credits are to be taken from any one department's offerings.
ANTH 250 Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology 3 cr ANTH g402 Ecological Anthropology 3 crEconomics
ECON g334 International Economics 3 cr ECON g433 Economic Development 3 cr ECON g472 Comparative Economic Systems 3 crHistory
HIST 251 Latin American Civilization 3 cr HIST 252 East Asian History 3 cr HIST 254 Middle Eastern Civilization 3 cr HIST 255 African History and Culture 3 cr HIST g352 Islam and Nationalism in the Modern World 3 cr HIST g356 Imperialism and Progressivism 3 cr HIST g381-g382 Russian History 6 crPolitical Science
POLS 331 Comparative Politics: Framework for Analysis 3 cr POLS g332 Comparative Politics: Change and Political Order 3 cr POLS g433 Politics of Developing Nations 3 cr Sociology SOC g364 Industry and Society 3 crOption 2: Language, Literature, and Culture
This option is for those wishing to study the language, literature, and culture of societies other than the United States. It is limited to concentrations in German, French, and Spanish. No more than twelve (12) of the required eighteen (18) credits may be taken from the offerings of a single department.
LANG 301-302 French Conversation and Composition 8 cr LANG g341-g342 Survey of French Literature and Civilization 6 cr LANG g361 Seventeenth Century French Literature 3 cr LANG g401 French Current Affairs 3 cr LANG g421 Eighteenth Century French Literature 3 cr LANG g431 Twentieth Century French Literature 3 cr LANG g451 French Romanticism 3 cr LANG g462 French Realism and Naturalism 3 cr LANG g471 Readings in French 2 cr LANG g481 Independent Studies in French 3 cr HIST 255 African History and Culture 3 cr HIST g323 Old Regime and French Revolution 3 cr HIST g325 Industrialization and Social Change 3 cr HIST g326 Twentieth Century Europe 3 crGerman
LANG 303-304 German Conversation and Composition 8 cr LANG g343-g344 Survey of German Literature and Civilization 6 cr LANG g353 German Realism and Naturalism 3 cr LANG g363 The Age of Goethe 3 cr LANG g403 German Current Affairs 3 cr LANG g413 German Romanticism 3 cr LANG g423 Modern German Literature 3 cr LANG g433 Survey of German Poetry 3 cr LANG g473 Readings in German 2 cr LANG g483 Independent Studies in German 3 cr HIST g325 Industrialization and Social Change 3 cr HIST g326 Twentieth Century Europe 3 crSpanish
LANG 308-309 Spanish Conversation and Composition 8 cr LANG g338 Spanish Enlightenment and Romanticism 3 cr LANG g339 Spanish Realism Through Generation of `98 3 cr LANG g348-g349 Survey of Spanish and Latin American Literature and Civilization 6 cr LANG g358 Twentieth Century Spanish Literature 3 cr LANG g408 Spanish Current Affairs 3 cr LANG g418 Early Latin American Literature 3 cr LANG g419 Modern Latin American Literature 3 cr LANG g428 Spanish Medieval through Golden Age Literature 3 cr LANG g479 Readings in Spanish 2 cr LANG g489 Independent Studies in Spanish 3 cr HIST 251 Latin American Civilization 3 cr HIST g360 The Spanish Empire 3 cr HIST g451 Constituting Modern Spain 3 crAdditional Courses:
ENGL g455 Studies in a Major National Literature 3 cr (Cross-listed as LANG 415) ENGL g456 Comparative Literature 3 cr LANG 107 Nature of Language 3 cr (Cross-listed as ANTH 107 and ENGL 107) LANG 207 Contemporary European Culture 3 cr LANG 305-306 Russian Conversation and Composition 8 crOption 3: The United States and World Affairs
This option is for those students whose primary interest is in American foreign policy and national security affairs. No more than twelve (12) of the required eighteen (18) credits may be taken from the offering of a single department.
ECON g334 International Economics 3 cr ECON g338 Public Finance 3 crHistory
HIST 225 United States Military History 3 cr HIST g429 Foreign Relations Since 1900 3 crPolitical Science
POLS 326 Recent American Foreign Policy 3 cr POLS g403 The Presidency 3 cr POLS g404 The Legislative Process 3 cr POLS g425 Topics in International Politics 3 cr (in consultation with your advisor and when the topic relates to American foreign policy) POLS g453 Public Policy Analysis 3 crElectives
Ten (10) credits to be selected from either courses listed in Options 1, 2, and 3 and not taken to fulfill the requirements for one of those options; or the courses listed below; or a mixture of option courses and those listed here.
HIST g356 Imperialism and Progressivism 3 cr HIST g381-g382 Russian History 6 cr HIST 435 Colonial Frontiers in America and Africa 3 cr HIST g443 English History 3 cr HIST g444 Victorian England and After 3 crInternational Studies
I S 200 Simulation 1 cr I S 300 Travel and Study Abroad 3 cr (May be repeated once for a total of 6 cr) I S 301 Seminar: the International World 1-3 cr (May be repeated once) I S 350 International Symposium 1 cr (May be repeated up to a total of 3 cr) I S 400 Simulation 1 crPolitical Science
POLS g425 Topics in International Politics 3 cr (May be repeated to a maximum of 6 cr)Speech
SPCH g447 Rhetoric of Hitler and Churchill 3 cr SPCH g452 Conflict Management 3 crBusiness
MGT g465 International Business 3 cr MKTG g465 International Marketing 3 crMinor in International Studies General Requirements
POLS 221 Introduction to International Relations 3 cr I S 200 Simulation 1 cr I S 400 Simulation 1 crElectives
Eighteen (18) credits selected from any of the courses listed in the categories ( Required Courses,  Areas of Concentration, and  Electives) under Major Requirements.