Programs of Study

Fall 2021 Revised Curriculum

From Fall 2021, International Studies Students will follow a completely revised curriculum. 

The major includes four units: foundational courses, thematic concentration, regional concentration and language proficiency.

Foundational Courses

Foundational courses in Political Science, History, Sociology, Economics, and International Studies.

Thematic Concentration

A thematic concentration in either International Political Economy, War and Peace, or Global and Intercultural Connections.

Regional Concentration

A regional concentration in either Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, or the Middle East.

Language Proficiency

Proficiency in a language spoken in the region of study

  • All International Studies majors are required to take six (6) credits at the 300-level or higher in a modern language other than English. Students may need to take language courses at the 100 or 200-level, depending on their previous studies of the language and where they are placed in the sequence of courses. 
International Studies Minors complete either a thematic or a regional concentration.

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