International Studies Certificate

This 9-hour certificate is for students who would like to augment their major with an International Studies component. Students who satisfactorily complete the International Studies Certificate will be issued a certificate from the Internationalization Office of the Graduate School. Increased globalization, and the significant interdependencies between the U.S.A. and the rest of the world, underscore the importance of an international perspective.

Curriculum for the Certificate

Required Courses (3 Credit Hours)

Choose one (1) of the following courses:

  • ENG 125 World Literature and the Human Experience(can also be used to meet General Education requirements)
  • HIST 111 Modern World Civilization(can also be used to meet General Education requirements)
  • GSCI 110 World Geography(can also be used to meet General Education requirements)
  • POLS 230 Introduction to International Relations (can also be used to meet General Education requirements)
  • IDS 407 Global Challenges

Electives (6 Credit Hours)

Choose two (2) of the following courses:

  • ECFI 644 International Economics
  • ECFI 645 International Finance
  • GSCI 105 Cultural Geography
  • GSCI 322 Latin American Geography
  • GSCI 644 Climatology
  • HIST 350 Latin American Civilization
  • HIST 646 American Diplomatic History Since 1914
  • IDS 405 Heritage: Society, Science & Culture Since 1700 (can also be used to meet General Education requirements)
  • IDS 499 Global Environmental Issues (can also be used to meet General Education requirements)
  • MLNG 112 Great Works in Translation (can also be used to meet General Education requirements)
  • MLNG 612 German Civilization
  • MLNG 623 Spanish Civilization
  • MLNG 624 Latin-American Civilization
  • MGT 606 International Business
  • MKT 606 International Marketing
  • MUS 361 World Music
  • POLS 631 U.S. Foreign Policy
  • POLS 632 Problems and Issues in World Politics
  • POLS 640 Comparative Politics
  • POLS 675 Seminar: International Law
  • POLS 675 Seminar: International Political Economy
  • POLS 675 Seminar: Comparative Political Economy

Contact Dr. Yaprak Dalat Ward for advising assistance. Enroll by completing this form.

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