Students must enroll in a minimum of 3 units of an approved Off-Campus Cooperative Program. Acceptable programs must involve a significant period of study outside of the United States. The International Studies advisor in the Department of History and Political Science makes the final determination on acceptable programs and the major requirement that they fulfill.
Electives: Minimum 6 units from the following (not counted toward concentration)
Other Upper Division units pertaining to International Studies may be substituted upon approval by the academic advisor.
*These courses have prerequisites and may increase the total number of units needed for the major.
Concentrations: 8 Units
Students must declare a concentration in either Peace Studies or a Geographic Region. Students may also complete an individualized concentration consisting of 8 units of relevant coursework and an approved Off-campus Cooperative Program (OCP). Many OCPs have relevant coursework that will meet the concentration requirements with the advisor’s approval. Individualized concentrations must be approved by the Department of History and Political Science.