International Studies

Under the Direction of the Division of Behavioral and Social Science

International Studies Advisory Committee:
Michael Tatum, Chair
Gary Marshall, Dean, Division of Behavioral and Social Science
Kenton Anderson, Scott Galer, Gerald Hansen, Bron Ingoldsby, Kent Marlor, Roy Marlow, Gary Purse, Rudy Puzey, Jack Reinwand, Kevin Shiley, Vaughn Stephenson, Stephen Stokes, Randy Hayes, Melvin Sanford, Fenton Broadhead, Fred Pearson
Office Phone: (208) 356-1472

The International Studies program is designed to give students a foundation for international careers with business, government, humanitarian agencies, military or civilian intelligence, education, or a variety of other careers that may require international travel, residence or expertise.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS

Associate in Arts and Sciences with a major in International Studies (310)

Requirements for a major (20 hours)

1.  Complete the following courses:
*Anth 101 Cultural Anthropology 
*Foreign Lang 102 or Higher
IntlSt 293 Advising Seminar 

2.  Complete 12 hours in at least two disciplines from 
the following list:
Anth 354-350 Peoples and Cultures of the World    
Anth 341 Japan    
Anth 342 Russia
Anth 343 Eastern Europe
Anth 344 Western Europe  
Anth 345 China
Anth 346 Pacific Islands
Anth 347 Native American 
Anth 348 Middle East
Anth 349 Africa  
Anth 350 Latin America
Anth 241M World Culture/China 
Anth 380 Family & Culture 
Anth 310 Culture & Gender
Bus 247 Principles of Marketing 
Bus 380 Intro to International Bus
Chinese 245 
*Econ 111 Econ Prin & Prob Macr 
*Eng 250 Intro to Lit (World Lit) 
Faml 380 Family & Culture
Foreign Language 201 or higher 
*Geog 120 Geography of World Affairs
*Hist 201/202 World Civilization
Hist 325 The Middle East
Hist 330 The Far East  
*Hum 201/202 Arts in West Culture 
Hum 242 Intro Hum of Islam Wrld 
PolSc 150 Foreign Government
*PolSc 170 International Politics
Psych 310 Culture & Gender 
*Rel 352 Gospel & World Religions
*Rel 252 Gospel & Christian History 
Soc 323 Racial & Ethnic Relations  

*Can also be used to fill General  Education Requirements

Note: Students completing appropriate 
General Education classes listed above in courses 
for majors can satisfy the Basic Skills option, 
Arts & Letters, and Social Sciences areas of  
the General Education requirement.

3. Complete all General Education Requirements. 
Refer to the General Education section of this 
catalog for complete details.
Minor International Studies

Requirements for a minor (21 hours)

1.  Complete the following courses:
IntlSt 293 Advising Sem
*Anth 101 Cultural Anthropology
*Econ 111 Mac Economics
*Geog 120 Geography & World Affairs
*PolSc 170 International Politics

2.  Complete one anthropology area studies course 
from the classes listed below: 
Anth 340 Special Topics
Anth 341 Japan
Anth 342 Russia
Anth 343 Eastern Europe
Anth 344 Western Europe
Anth 345 China
Anth 347 Native American
Anth 348 Middle East
Anth 349 Africa
Anth 350 Latin America

3.  Complete all General Education
Requirements. Refer to the General Education section 
of this catalog for complete details. You are encouraged 
to follow the suggestions given below as you complete 
some general education requirements.

It is recommended that students minoring in 
International Studies take the following:
*Rel 351 Gospel & World Religions
*Rel 352 Gospel & Christian History
*Foreign Lang 102 or higher

Students completing appropriate General Education classes 
listed above as requirements and recommendations can 
satisfy the Basic Skills Option, Arts & Letters, 
and Social Sciences areas of General Education requirements.

4.  Complete two elective courses from the classes listed below:
Anthro 310/Psych 310 Cult & Gender
Bus 247 Principles of Marketing
Bus 380 International Business
Chinese 245
*Econ 358 International Economics
*Eng 250 Intro to Lit (World Lit)
CA 280 International Foods
*Hist 201/202 World Civilization
Hist 325 The Middle East
Hist 330 The Far East
*Hum 201/Hum 202 Arts in Wor Cult
Hum 242 Intro Hum of Islam Wor
PolSc 150 Foreign Government
Soc 323 Race & Ethnic Relations

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

IntlSt 293 International Studies Advising Seminar (1:1:0)
This course is an introduction to International Studies. It will emphasize employment requirements and opportunities, academic requirements, travel opportunities and campus resources.

Note: For other course descriptions, please refer to the appropriate departmental listings in this catalog.


Complete General Education listing

Credit Hour Designations/Abbreviations (e.g., 3:3:3)


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