Mar 04, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International Studies, B.A.


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120 hours (minimum)

Any student earning a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree must complete a minimum of 39 hours at the 300+ level. These hours are generally completed by the Major Requirements. However, keep this hour requirement in mind as you choose your course work for the requirements in the major. See a complete description of College requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree .

UK Core Requirements


See the UK Core section of this Bulletin for the complete UK Core requirements . The courses listed below are (a) recommended by the college, or (b) required courses that also fulfill UK Core areas. Students should work closely with their advisor to complete the UK Core requirements.

I. Intellectual Inquiry in Arts and Creativity


II. Intellectual Inquiry in the Humanities


III. Intellectual Inquiry in the Social Sciences


IV. Intellectual Inquiry in the Natural, Physical, and Mathematical Sciences


V. Composition and Communication I


VI. Composition and Communication II


VII. Quantitative Foundations


VIII. Statistical Inferential Reasoning


IX. Community, Culture and Citizenship in the USA


UK Core hours: 30


Graduation Composition and Communication Requirement (GCCR)


Subtotal: Graduation Composition and Communication Requirement hours (GCCR): 3


College Requirements


I. Foreign Language: 0-14


(placement exam recommended, completed by Major Requirements)

II. Disciplinary Requirements


a. Natural Science: 6


b. Social Science: 6


(can be completed with Major Requirements)

c. Humanities: 6


(can be completed with Major Requirements)

III. Laboratory or Field Work: 1


IV. Electives: 6


Subtotal: College Hours: 25-39


Distribution Requirements


  1. Students may not apply to their IS major more than 15 credit hours that have already been applied to another major, minor, or undergraduate certificate program.
  2. Students must apply to their IS major at least one course from four different departments and/or academic programs.
  3. Students must complete at least 24 of the major’s total credit hours at the 300 level or above.

Major Requirements


Language Competency


Complete the fourth semester in one language

AND
Two semesters in a second language Credit(s): 6-8
OR

Two additional semesters in the same language Credit(s): 6

Capstone Senior Project


Complete the following course:

Thematic and Area Concentrations


Complete one of the following:

  1. 15 credit hours in a thematic concentration and 12 credit hours with an area concentration Credit(s): 27
  2. 15 credit hours with an area concentration and 12 credit hours in a thematic concentration Credit(s): 27

Thematic Concentrations


(12-15 credit hours in one theme and from at least two departments)

Area Concentrations


(12-15 credit hours in one theme and from at least two departments)

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