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BA with a Major in International Studies

Following is one suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their adviser each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment. Students are responsible for meeting all course prerequisites.
*See the University Core Curriculum section of this catalog for approved list of course options.
**See Arts and Sciences Degree Requirements section of this catalog for approved list of course options.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Courses Hours
ENGL 1310, College Writing I* 3
HIST 2610, United States History to 1865* 3
LANG 2040, Foreign Language (intermediate)** 3
MATH (above College Algebra, except 1350)** 3
PSCI 1040, American Government* 3
Total 15
Spring Semester
Courses Hours
ENGL 1320, College Writing II* 3
HIST 2620, United States History Since 1865* 3
LANG 2050, Foreign Language (intermediate)** 3
PSCI 1050, American Government, or PSCI 1060, American Government: Topics* 3
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Total 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Courses Hours
PSCI 2300, Study of Politics 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Natural Sciences** 4
Wellness 3
Total 16
Spring Semester
Courses Hours
PSCI Field C (advanced) 3
Communication** 4
Humanities* 3
Literature** 3
Physical Science 4
Total 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Courses Hours
PSCI Political Field (advanced, see major requirements) 3
PSCI Political Field (advanced, see major requirements) 3
Elective (advanced) 3
Laboratory Science** 4
Social and Behavioral Science 3
Total 16
Spring Semester
Courses Hours
PSCI Political Field (advanced, see major requirements) 3
PSCI Elective (advanced) 3
PSCI Elective (advanced) 3
Cross-cultural, Diversity and Global Studies* 3
Elective 4
Total 16

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Courses Hours
PSCI Elective 3
Elective (advanced) 3
Elective (advanced) 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Total 15
Spring Semester
Courses Hours
Elective (advanced) 3
Elective (advanced) 3
Elective (advanced) 3
Elective (advanced) 3
Elective (advanced) 3
Elective 3
Total 18

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.
Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.
Students may wish to use opportunities for electives to complete a minor of their choice.