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Bachelor of Arts in International Studies

Requirements for the Major in International Studies (27 core credit hours, 3 hours of elective history and 20 foreign language hours or placement test equivalent, to total 50 credit hours)

Course Requirements

General Education Requirements(49 credits)
Biblical Worldview: Regent Cornerstone and Capstone (6 credits)
GENE 100 The Making of the Christian Mind (3 credits)
GENE 402 The Making of a Christian Leader (3 credits)
Biblical Worldview: Christian Foundations (9 credits)
BIBL 103 Old Testament Studies (3 credits)
BIBL 104 New Testament Studies (3 credits)
BIBL 111 Introduction to Christian History and thought (3 credits)
Written and Oral Communication (6 credits)
COMM 110 Public Speaking (3 credits)
ENGL 101 English Composition (3 credits)
Critical Thinking and Analysis (6 credits)
ENGL 102 Research and Academic Writing (3 credits)
PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy (3 credits)
Quantitative and Scientific Literacy (7-8 Credits)
Mathematics (3-4 credits)
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Math 101 Mathematics for Liberal Arts (3 credits)
Math 102 College Algebra (3 credits)
Math 201 Statistics (3 credits)
Math 211 Calculus (4 credits)
Math 220 Discrete Mathematics (3 credits)
Natural Sciences (4 credits)
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BIOL 101 Introduction to Biology with Lab (4 credits)
BIOL 102 Human Biology with Lab (4 credits)
EASC 101 Introduction to Earth Science with Lab (4 credits)
Cultural Perspective (15-16 credits)
Global Studies (3 credits)
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GEOG 101 World Geography (3 credits)
HIST 101 Western Civilization I (3 credits)
HIST 102 Western Civilization II (3 credits)
HIST 211 World History I (3 credits)
HIST 212 World History II (3 credits)
SPAN 101 Introductory Spanish I (4 credits)
SPAN 102 Introductory Spanish II (4 credits)
SPAN 210 Intermediate Spanish I (3 credits)
SPAN 211 Intermediate Spanish I (3 credits)
Literature (3 credits)
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ENGL 205 Literature of the Western World (3 credits)
ENGL 377 Shakespeare (3 credits)
Economics (3 credits)
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ECON 101 Introduction to Economics (3 credits)
ECON 120 Microeconomics (3 credits)
Arts (3 credits)
GENE 200 Art and Culture (3 credits)
U.S. History (3 credits)
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HIST 201 U.S. History I (to 1877) (3 credits)
HIST 202 U.S. History II (from 1877) (3 credits)
Total General Education Credits Required: (49 credits)

Please note: the information shown on these pages is for general reference only. Please refer to the academic catalog in effect at the time of your admission for specific requirements related to general education and other academic programs.

Require Courses for the Major in International Studies (50 credits)
Required (27 credit)
BIBL 340 World Religions and Cultures (3)
ECON 230 Macroeconomics (3)
ENGL 330 Studies in World Literature (3)
GEOG 101 World Geography (3)
GOVT 220 Comparative Politics (3)
GOVT 290 Economic Development and Political Economy (3)
GOVT 304 International Relations (3)
GOVT 387 Research Methods (3)
INTS 491 Senior Seminar in International Studies (3)
Choose 1 course (3 credit) hours from the following
HIST 369 Modern European History, 1815-Present (3)
HIST 372 History of Global Christianity (3)
HIST 376 History Modern Asia (3)
HIST 382 History of Latin America (3)
HIST 384 History of Modern Africa (3)
HIST 389 History of the Middle East and the Islamic World (3)
HIST 392 History of Russia and the Former Soviet Union (3)
Choose one Foreign Language to satisfy 20 credit hours foreign language requirement
SPAN 101 Introductory Spanish I (4)
SPAN 102 Introductory Spanish II (4)
SPAN 210 Intermediate Spanish I (3)
SPAN 211 Intermediate Spanish II (3)
SPAN 310 Spanish Conversation and Composition I (3)
SPAN 311 Spanish Conversation and Composition II (3)
FREN 101 Introductory French I (4)
FREN 102 Introductory French II (4)
FREN 210 Intermediate French I (3)
FREN 211 Intermediate French II (3)
FREN 310 French Conversation and Composition I (3)
FREN 311 French Conversation and Composition II (3)
Electives (21 credits)
Total Degree Hours: 120

1 - Upper level History course prerequisites waived with departmental approval.
2 - See current study abroad programs.

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