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2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

International Studies, BA (42-563) (120 hours)

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Major, Bachelor of Arts Degree

The graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Apply the discipline’s theories, approaches, and methods to analyze and interpret global issues.
  • Develop strategies and solutions to address pressing global issues.
  • Exhibit sensitivity and respect for other cultures as well as an ability to operate with civility in a complex, diverse, and globalized world.

International Studies, BA (42-563) (4 Year Guide)  

Major Requirements: 33 Semester Hours

Content Courses: 12 Semester Hours

At least six (6) semester hours must be at the 3000 or 4000 level.

General Education Requirements: 36 Semester Hours

All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. See The General Education Program Requirements  for the full listing of requirements.  The following general education courses are required by this major:

Modern Language Requirement: 9 Semester Hours

Refer to Bachelor’s Degree Requirements section for fulfillment options.

International Experiences

International studies majors are encouraged to participate in one or more of the following:

  • A study abroad program. ISP 4000  may fulfill 1-12 hours of content and area studies electives.
  • An internship.
  • A service-learning program. Schedule a meeting with the program coordinator for information about the various opportunities available.

Free Electives: 42 Semester Hours

Minimum Total: 120 Semester Hours

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