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B.A. in International Studies

International Studies is an interdisciplinary major that seeks to develop the skills and understanding essential for effective participation in the emerging global business, social and political environment. The major helps to prepare students for careers in government service, international commerce, banking and finance, the travel and convention businesses, politics and teaching. It also provides appropriate preparation for the professional study of business, law and international affairs. Students interested in masters programs in international affairs may find it advantageous to take additional courses in economics. Interested students should ask the registrar to refer them to a faculty advisor who specializes in this major.

B.A. in International Studies

Please consult the University Bulletin for degree requirements.

Below is a sample of the courses offered for this degree:

BUS 370 International Business
ECO 320 Economic Development
FRE 402 The Modern French Republics and Their Institutions
FRE 403 Franco-American Relations in Trade and Culture
HIS 215 The Age of World War – Europe 1914-1945
HIS 240 Latin America to Independence
HIS 290 Special Topics in History *
HIS 312 German History Since 1800
HIS 321 Russian History Since 1861
HIS 340 Dictatorship and Democracy in Latin America
HIS 400 Advanced Independent Study in History *
HIS 431 History of United States Foreign Relations
HIS 490 Advanced Special Topics in History *
INS 400 Advanced Independent Study in International Studies *
INS 401 Internship in International Studies
POL 131 Introduction to Comparative Politics
POL 211 War
POL 231 Asian Politics
POL 290 Special Topics in Politics *
POL 311 United States Foreign Policy
POL 321 Political Development
POL 331 Comparative Politics of China and Japan
POL 361 European Politics
POL 400 Advanced Independent Study in Politics *
POL 411 War, Peace and Security
POL 422 Seminar in Chinese Politics
POL 431 Seminar in Politics and Culture *
POL 490 Advanced Special Topics in Politics *
SPN 305 Spanish for International Relations
SPN 410 The Development of Latin American Cultures

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