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Core Requirements

Communicating in the World 12 Credit Hours
*EN100 College Writing                                   
*EN101 Literature for Composition                    
Electives in Communication Performance, Foreign Language,
Music Performance, Drama, Creative or Expository Writing or Studio Art                   

The Human Experience 11 Credit Hours
Literature                                                      
RE106 World Religions                        
Healthy Lifestyles (two Physical Education activity courses)         
Electives in Art Appreciation, Music Appreciation, Literature,
Media Aesthetics, Psychology, Philosophy or Religion                                         

Scientific Experience 7-8 Credit Hours
Laboratory Science                                         
Contextual Science                                          

Analysis 6-7 Credit Hours
*MA102 or higher
Elective from the following:(including but not limited to
Calculus, Statistics, Critical Thinking, Logic, or Music Theory)                                                    

Global Society and its Culture 9 Credit Hours
Elective in Economics, Sociology, History, or Political Science                   
Elective in American Culture:
Literature, Religion, Political Science, or History       
Elective in Non-American Culture:
Foreign Language, World Literature, International Religion,
International Political Science or World History                         

Major Requirements 45 Credit Hours
EC202 Principles of Macroeconomics       
IS200 Introduction to the Comparison of Cultures 
IS300 Interdisciplinary Special Topics Course       
IS400 Senior Seminar in International Studies      
PO251 Introduction to International Relations      
PO/EC351 Politics of International Trade  
GE102 World Geography 

Six credits in English chosen from among the following:                         
EN209 Survey World Literature I, Antiquity to 1750
EN210 Survey World Literature II,1750 to the Present
EN375 Contemporary World Literature      

Six credits in History chosen from among the following:                         
HI109, 110 World Civilizations I and II
HI212/312 Russian History
HI213/313 European History
HI214/314 Asian History
HI219/319 Latin American History
HI221/321 African History
HI222/322 Middle East History
HI240/340 African, Asian, and Middle
Eastern Women
HI315 Ancient History of the World
HI316 World History 500-1500
HI317 World History 1500-1815
HI318 World History 1815 to Present

Language Competency Requirement: one year
(6 credits beyond the intermediate level (beyond 201)
(Language credits can be used to fulfill “Communicating in the World” requirements.)              

Study Abroad: a minimum of one semester/summer earning
15 credit hours, or 12 credit hours and HU250              
(Study Abroad credits are not in addition to other requirements. 
They can be used to fulfill core and major requirements or used as free electives.)

MAJOR Electives 12 Credit Hours

At least six credit hours above the 200-level, chosen from
among the following courses:
EN205 Survey of British Literature, Old English to 1798
EN206 Survey of British Literature, 1798 to the Present
EN335 History of Drama
EN375 Contemporary World Literature
GE200 Geography of Europe, Asia, and Australia
GE220 Geography of Africa and the Middle East
GE230 Geography of the Americas
HI212/312 Russian History
HI213/313 European History
HI214/314 Asian History
HI219/319 Latin American History
HI221/321 African History
HI222/322 Middle East History
HI240/340 African, Asian, and Middle Eastern Women
HI315 Ancient History of the World
HI316 World History 500-1500
HI317 World History 1500-1815
HI318 World History 1815 to Present
PO241 Introduction to Comparative Politics
PO340 Politics of Developing Areas
PO343 European Politics
PO345 Issues in Comparative Politics
PO350 World Order
PO351 Politics of International Trade
PO353 Model United Nations
RE201 Eastern Religious Traditions
RE202 Western Religious Traditions

FREE Electives  11-13 Credit Hours

Total Credit Hours: 124    
*A grade of C or better required.

Students must earn a grade of C or higher in all courses that fulfill requirements or electives for the major.

Proposed Course Schedule