Bachelor of Arts with Major in International Studies
Required 120 credits (36 of which must be numbered 300 or above, and 30 of which must be from UND) including:
I. Essential Studies requirements (See University ES listing)
II. A major in International Studies consists of 30 credits plus language credits. Students are required to participate in a study abroad experience through a University sponsored program. The program is organized around several categories: Language; Introduction and Capstone; Discipline Diversity; Regional & Thematic Diversity; Regional Diversity Outside of Concentration; and Study Abroad.
Language The foreign language requirement has two options: Option 1 Level IV second language proficiency plus two courses at the 300/400 levels in the same language. 300/400 level courses in languages can be counted towards the Regional & Thematic concentration (6 courses, 22 credits); Option 2 Level IV proficiency in second language plus level II proficiency in third language (6 courses, 24 credits)
|Global Perspectives & Capstone: required unless authorized substitution|
|POLS 120||Global Perspectives||3|
|LANG 380||Global Gateways||3|
|LANG 480||Capstone: Global Connections||3|
|Discipline Diversity: 6 credits from the courses below in different departments.|
|ANTH 171||Introduction to Cultural Anthropology||3|
|ENGL 228||Diversity in Global Literatures||3|
|ENGL 242||World Literature II||3|
|GEOG 161||World Regional Geography||3|
|GEOG 250||Introduction to Geopolitics||3|
|HIST 105||World Civilizations I||3|
|HIST 106||World History II, 1000 CE-present||3|
|POLS 220||International Politics||3|
|POLS 225||Comparative Politics||3|
|PHIL 104||Religions of the West||3|
|PHIL 105||Religions of Asia||3|
Regional & Thematic Concentration 15 credits at the 300/400 levels with approval. Normally some of the credits will be fulfilled through Study Abroad.
Regional Diversity 3 credits at the 300/400 level from a region outside of the Regional & Thematic Concentration with approval.
Study Abroad 3-12 credits with approval by the International Studies adviser to be integrated with Foreign Language and/or Regional & Thematic Concentration requirements.