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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International Studies Major, BA, IS00


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Major Code: IS00     Bachelor of Arts          Summary Degree Requirements  

General Education Core 42 Requirements: 27 Hours


Area 1A 3 hours met by GEOG 111

Area 5A fulfilled by ENG 261 or ENG 262 and 3 hours of Modern Language (6 hours)

Area 5B fulfilled by MUS 106

Area 5C fulfilled by HIST 140, 150, 160 or 180 or 3 additional hours of Modern Language (3 hours)

General Education Core 42 Areas


Area 1B Civics: 3 Hours


Area 1 Social and Behavioral Sciences 9 hours total. Six hours from Social Science (area 1A) and three hours from Civics (area 1B).

Area 2A Written Communication: 6 Hours


Area 2 Communications 9 hours total. Six hours in written communication (area 2A) and three hours in oral communication (area 2B). ENG 101 and ENG 102 or ENG 111 fulfill area 2A.

Area 2B Oral Communication: 3 Hours


Area 2 Communications 9 hours total. Six hours in written communication (area 2A) and three hours in oral communication (area 2B).

Area 3 Non-lab Natural Science: 3 Hours


Area 3 Natural Sciences 7 hours total. Three hours from a non-lab course and four hours from courses with a lab. Must have a minimum of one course with a lab, different disciplines.

Area 3 Natural Science with Lab: 4 Hours


Area 3 Natural Sciences 7 hours total. Three hours from a non-lab course and four hours from courses with a lab. Must have a minimum of one course with a lab, different disciplines.

Area 5B Fine Arts: 3 Hours


Area 5 14 hours total. Humanities 6 hours (area 5A)/Fine Arts 3 hours (area 5B)/Global Competencies 3 hours (area 5C)/Health & Wellness 2 hours (area 5D).

Area 5D Health and Wellness: 2 Hours


Area 5 14 hours total. Humanities 6 hours (area 5A)/Fine Arts 3 hours (area 5B)/Global Competencies 3 hours (area 5C)/Health & Wellness 2 hours (area 5D).

Institutional Degree Requirement: 1 Hour


Modern Language: 10-12 Hours


French or Spanish - 12 Hours of the same prefix

Asian Languages (Chinese and Japanese) - 10-11 Hours, prefixes can be combined

     JPN 0103  and JPN 0205  - 10 Hours

     JPN 0103  and CHI 0103  - 10 Hours

     CHI 0103  , CHI 0203  and ML 0150  - 11 Hours

Supporting Requirements: 9 Hours


  • Foreign Language (6 additional hours in the foreign language used to satisfy the BA requirement) 6
  • Participation in a study abroad experience with the approval of the Director of the Institute of International Studies. Students may participate in a university-sponsored program (minimum of 3 credit hours), an ISEP or bilateral exchange semester or year abroad. Students with special circumstances may petition to have an alternate immersion experience approved for this requirement 3

Electives: 23-25 Hours


As needed to total 120 approved credit hours (including 39 upper division 300-400 level).

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Total Hours: 120


GEOG 111 meets 3 hours of General Education Core Reguirements Area 1A, ENG 261 or ENG 262 and 3 hours of Modern Language fulfill Area 5A, MUS 106 fulfills Area 5B,  and HIST 140, 150, 160, or 180 OR 3 additional hours of Modern Language fulfill Area 5C.

Institutional requirement UE 0100  may also be met by HNRS 0101  (2 credit hours).

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