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.
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
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)