International Studies

B.A. with a Major in International Studies

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
GEOG 161 World Regional Geography 3
ANTH 171 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
HIST 102 Western Civilization II 3
Sophomore Year
POLS 220 International Politics 3
POLS 225 Comparative Politics 3
RELS 203 World Religions 3
Junior Year
HIST 362 Modern China 3
 Total Credits21

Please note the following:
1) There is a language requirement in the major, defined as Level IV proficiency plus an additional course at the 300-level. Students are encouraged to either take the placement exam or to begin fulfilling this requirement in fall semester of the freshman year.
2) There are an additional 9 hours of elective credit required to complete the major that serve as the student's area of focus. These courses should be taken in the junior and senior years, and must be approved by the program Director. The student and program Director decide upon an appropriate area of focus based on a student's interests.
3) This 4-year plan is a model and one way to complete the major. Students should work with the program Director in order to efficiently complete their courses of study.
4) A minimum of 125 credits are needed to graduate.
^^ Please Note: Every student must fulfill all University, Departmental, and Essential Studies requirements. Essential Studies requirements are found at

Office of the Registrar

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Fax: 701.777.2696

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264 Centennial Drive Stop 8382
Grand Forks, ND 58202-8382