Students pursuing the major in International Studies choose between the global or regional studies tracks, and complete the required lower and upper division courses as set forth below.

Both Global and Regional Tracks require:

  • Lower Division Coursework: five classes
  • Upper Division Coursework: six classes (includes Senior Thesis)
  • Foreign language intermediate fluency:  demonstrated by passing through Level 4 of college level language instruction.
  • Semester long study abroad in your region of study
  • Senior Thesis (research project) on a topic of your choice

The Regional track also requires a minor in anthropology, economics, history, modern languages, or politics.

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HOT SHEET - REGIONAL TRACK OF GRS, Fall 2014

Lower Division Requirements:

GRS 01: Intro to Global and Regional Studies MWF 9:15-10:20

  • Anthro 1:  Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology (2 sections)
  • Econ 4:  Principles of Macro-Economics (2 sections)
  • History 1: World History (2 sections)
  • History 2:  World History (1 section)
  • Politics 1: Introduction to Comparative Politics (1 section)

 Courses Fulfilling IAS requirements:

  • IAS 100 MWF 11:45-12:50 (will NOT be offered in Spring 2014)
  • IAS 196 (will be offered Spring 2015)
  • POL 121: International Political Economy MWF 4-5

 Courses Fulfilling upper division GRS/IAS requirements:

 Region: East Asia

  • Anthro 121: none
  • History 106: Research Seminar: The Pacific War MF 1-2:35
  • History 163: Ethnic Identity and Conflict in China MWF 2:45-3:50
  • Politics: POL 145 Middle East Politics MF 1-2:35
  • Lit. & Art: PERFA 181 Asian Dance TTH 1:15-2:50 (by special petition)

Region: Europe

  • Anthro: None
  • History: 110: Revoultion in Early Modern Europe MF 1-2:35
  • Lit. & Art: ENG 103 British Literature I MWF 10:30-11:35
  • Lit. & Art: ENG 104 British Literature II T/TH 8-9:35
  • Lit. & Art: FREN 130 French Novel MF 1-2:40**
  • Politics: None

Region: Latin America                                             

  • Anthro 121: World Cultures Amazon T/TH 9:45-11:20
  • History: HIST151: Women in Latin American History MW 4-5:35
  • Lit & Art: SPAN 130 Mexican Cinema  MWF 4-5:05**
  • Lit & Art: SPAN 140: Latin American Literature I MWF 2:45-3:50
  • Politics: 145: Latin American Politics MWF 11:45-12:50

**Must petition for credit


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