Course Descriptions

International Studies
(INTS)

201. Introduction to International Studies. (3-0). Credit 3.

Introduction to the basic concepts and frameworks for analyzing global events and understanding the current international situation; for freshman and transfer international studies majors.

289. Special Topics in… Credit 1 to 4.

Introduces students to the broad range of disciplines and issues explored in the international studies curriculum. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Freshman or sophomore classification.

481. Senior Seminar in International Studies. (3-0). Credit 3.

Capstone course designed to produce in-depth research projects; based on student’s international experience and specific area of expertise acquired in major. Prerequisites: International Studies major; INTS 201; senior classification; completed international experience.

484. Directed Internship. (3-0). Credit 3.

Directed internship in a private firm, government or non-profit agency outside the United States; provide on-the-job experience appropriate to the student’s program of work and career objectives. To be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Maximum of 3 credit hours may count towards degree. Prerequisites: Completion of 100- and 200-level language requirement; junior or senior classification; approval of internship coordinator.

485. Directed Studies. (3-0). Credit 3.

Research problems and readings for students majoring in international studies; directed independent study of an international issue related to student’s area of interest. Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

489. Special Topics in… Credit 1 to 4.

Selected topics in an identified area of international studies. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

491. Research. Credit 1 to 3.

Research conducted under the direction of faculty member in international studies. Prerequisites: INTS 201; junior or senior classification and approval of instructor.

497. Independent Honors Study. (3-0). Credit 3.

Directed independent studies designed to produce a senior honors thesis; based on international experience and interdisciplinary expertise acquired in major. Prerequisites: INTS major; honors candidate; completed international experience.