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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Humanities: International Studies, B.A.

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General Education

(see General Education Requirements  for list of approved courses)

Mathematics: (3 hours)

  • One approved mathematics course

Statistics: (3 hours)

  • One approved statistics course

Natural Sciences: (7-8 hours)

  • Two approved natural science courses, at least one including a laboratory component

Humanities and Fine Arts: (6 hours)

  • Two approved humanities and fine arts courses, one from fine arts and one from either

Cultures and Civilizations: (9 hours total)

  • Option A: Western Humanities I and II and Non-Western Cultures and Civilizations or
  • Option B: World Civilization I, II, III

Behavioral and Social Sciences: (6 hours)

  • Two approved behavioral or social science courses in two different disciplines

Foreign Language:

  • Complete two years in one foreign language or equivalent through placement.


Minor Requirement

  • Completion of a minor with a minimum 2.0 grade point average.

Program Requirements

  • 45 hours approved program of studies related to the culture of a time and place (excluding America) or to a major idea or theme lending itself to analysis through the disciplines of the humanities. Focus on human experience as revealed in the religious, intellectual, artistic, linguistic, and social actions which characterize the chosen area of study. No more than 15 hours at 1000-2000 level and no more than 18 hours in any one discipline. Maximum of 15 of the 45 hours may be awarded by the Faculty Board for the Humanities for independent study on campus or for knowledge gained in travel or in work.
  • For Humanities: International Studies, 21 hours are required at upper-level from the disciplines immediately associated with international studies: Anthropology, Foreign Languages, History, Political Science, Religion. Majors are encouraged to travel or study abroad, and to develop a curriculum of study that concentrates on a particular world region or country.

Additional Information and Notes

2.0 average in all courses within approved program of study

Minimum of 39 hours of 3000 and 4000 level courses

Electives to complete 120 hours

See Degree and Graduation Requirements  for additional requirements.

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