2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 30, 2022  
2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International Studies, B.A.


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Program Learning Outcomes


Students who graduate with a degree in International Studies will be able to:

  1. Recognize and appreciate the historical, political, social, cultural, and economic dimensions of international processes and issues.
  2. Critically analyze issues of global significance using knowledge and techniques from more than one academic discipline (e.g. political science, history, geography, economics, sociology, literature, etc.)
  3. Make informed, reasoned, and ethical judgments in matters relating to issues of international public action.
  4. Demonstrate a sense of global awareness, by critically evaluating his or her own culture and society in a global and comparative context.

Total: 14 Units


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*Requirement in general education

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*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 .

Asia


Latin America


Coursework for concentration available through Off-campus Cooperative Programs.

Africa


Coursework for concentration available through Off-campus Cooperative Programs.

Total: 51 Units


Off-Campus Cooperative Program (OCP) or World Capitals


Students must enroll in either an approved Off-Campus Cooperative Program or World Capitals 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.

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