** International Studies majors are encouraged to pursue a Strategic Areas Certificate (12 credit hours), available for East Asia and Middle East/North Africa. **
International Studies Electives
Choose three additional International Studies elective courses.
Depending on fluency, see department.
The ability to communicate in foreign communities is fundamental to effective international work.
Two sequential courses in a foreign language. Arabic, French, German, Greek, Italian, Irish, Japanese, Latin, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish
Practical International Experience
Being immersed in an international environment is one of the most effective means for gaining an international perspective. Therefore, each student majoring in International Studies will complete one of the following practical international experiences:
- Study Abroad
- Internship in international business
- Structured experience abroad without academic credit
Electives to reach the 120 hour minimum to graduate
Optional Concentrations: Development Studies
Choose four courses from any one area.