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International Studies Major Requirements & Concentrations

The International Studies Major requires the completion of 42 credit hours, which is divided into:

- a 3 course interdisciplinary core
  a) POSC 210 Intro. to International Relations
  b) ECON 212 Macro-Economic Principles
  or
  ECON 150 Principles of Economics
  c) Choose one course:
      ANTH 100 Cultural Anthropology and Linguistics
      GEOG 101 World Geography: Europe and Asia
      GEOG 102 World Geography: Africa and America
      GEOG 203 Economic Geography
      SOCI 250 Race Relations in Global Perspective
- 3 hours from a foreign academic experience
- complete requirements in one of three concentrations:

All students must also demonstrate mid-level proficiency in a foreign language by completing a 202-level language course with a grade of C or better or by scoring above 202 level on a placement test.

All courses in the major must be completed with a grade of C or better.

While not part of the major requirements, students are encouraged to take advantage of internship opportunities in government, businesses and in non-governmental organizations.  

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