Major with Comparative Culture Concentration:
PHL 110 The Examined Life
REL 140 Encountering World Religions
SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 120 Introduction to Anthropology
Two courses in morality and values:
DSP 352 Marx and Marxism
PHL 210 Ethics
PHL 270 Sem in the Hist. of Philosophy
PHL 349 Genocide
REL 251 Judaism
REL 252 Hinduism
REL 253 Buddhism
REL 255 Islam
Two courses on culture and society:
ART 114 Western Art II: Ren. - Modern
ART 312 Renaissance Art
ENG 227 Survey of World Literature I
ENG 228 Survey of World Literature II
MSC 202 World Musics
SOC 240 Div. & Intercultural Comm.
Two advanced-level foreign language courses at the 300 level or above.
Completion of a study abroad program and internship or research track, as described below is also required.
must also complete either an internship or research track:
- Internship Track: earn at least 6 internship credits. This can be accomplished with an
international/foreign policy-related internship in the Washington Center
program, in a Study Abroad program, or in any other LVC-approved internship program
- Research Track: students can earn at
least 6 credits of undergraduate research. This includes PSC 370 (Research
Methods in Political Science) or SOC 311 (Research Methods in Sociology) and at
least 3 credits of INT 460 (undergraduate research) in order to meet the
requirements of the research component. INT 460 requires students to
collaborate with a professor on a research project and is designed so students
can hone their research skills in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting information.
The purpose of the research option is to assure that students develop research
methodologies in line with research objectives.
Study Abroad Requirement:
International Studies majors and minors
are required to participate in at least one approved off-campus program offered
by the Study Abroad office. This may include a semester of study abroad or an
approved alternative program, such as exchange programs, mini-terms, short-term
or summer programs. Courses taken in off-campus programs can be accepted for credit
to the International Studies major, but approval for such credit is contingent
on equivalent courses in the catalog. For a list of approved off-campus
programs, please see the study abroad section.