This major leaves room for students to tailor an individual course of study that includes business, regional studies, international travel, language, literature and history courses among other options.

International Studies & Humanities

This interdisciplinary major combines the strengths of our International Studies Program in the Business Department with our Humanities Department. Students work closely with advisors to design an academic plan with a region of focus.

Student Learning Outcomes

Interdisciplinary Majors in International Studies and Humanities will:

  1. Demonstrate a breadth of knowledge in International Studies courses including both theory and application of business, policy, and cultural studies, and develop an appreciation for the complexities and interdependent nature of global problems;
  2. Demonstrate a breadth of knowledge in the Humanities, including options to focus on History,
    Literature, Music, Art or Language;
  3. Communicate views, values and culture clearly and persuasively while respecting the views, cultures
    and rights of others;
  4. Demonstrate and communicate an awareness of interdisciplinary links between the disciplines of
    International Studies and Humanities in theory and in practice.

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Interdisciplinary Requirements

INTD 250 Principles Interdisciplinary Studies 3
INTD 300 Service Learning 3
INTD 493 Senior Portfolio 3
Total Interdisciplinary Credits: 9

International Studies Requirements

ECON 102 Macroeconomics 3
INTL 221 or 252 Pol and Eco Geog or Intl Env Issues 3
INTL 301 or INTB 301 Development Economics 3
INTL 350 or INTB 365 Foreign Policy or International Affairs 3
INTL 415 International Organizations 3
INTL 420 Terrorism and Peacekeeping 3
INTL 48X Regional Studies 3
INTL 470 Great Leaders of the 20th Century 3
INTL 475 Seminar in Global Business 3
INTL 301/ INTB 301 Development Economics 3
Select one of the following: 3
INTL 465 Forces Driving Globalization
INTL 381 or INTL 401 Research
INTL 390 Internship
Total International Studies Credits: 30

Humanities Requirements

HUMN 110 Intro to Humanities 3
ENGL 455 World Literature 3
ANTH 101 or SOCI 101 Cultural Anthropology or Intro Sociology 3
* Select two of the following 6
PHIL 101 Intro to Philosophy
HUMN 210 Intro to World Religions
PSYC 101 Intro to Psychology
SUST 101 Intro to Sustainability
Select one elective: non-US HIST, ENGL, ARTH or MUSC 3
Select one: upper division elective in HUMN, ENGL, PSYC, ART or MUSC 3
* Select two of the following 6
HUMN/ART/ENGL, etc In your region of focus subject to advisor approval
LANGUAGE Can be lower division
Total Humanities Credits: 27

*Requirements listed above are based off the 2015-2016 Catalog, for other information check past catalogs or graduation requirements.