Effective Spring 2017

Freshman
AUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)1A3
GR 100Introduction to Geography (GT-SS2)3C3
INST 200Interdisciplinary Approaches to Globalization 3
LSPA 100First-Year Spanish I 5
LSPA 101First-Year Spanish II 5
POLS 241Comparative Government and Politics (GT-SS1)3E3
Arts and Humanities13B3
Historical Perspectives3D3
Mathematics1B3
 Total Credits 31
Sophomore
 
Select one from the following: 3
Agricultural and Resource Economics (GT-SS1)3C 
Principles of Microeconomics (GT-SS1)3C 
LSPA 200Second-Year Spanish I (GT-AH4)3B3
LSPA 201Second-Year Spanish II (GT-AH4)3B3
International Studies Major Course Selection 6
Advanced Writing23
Arts and Humanities13B3
Biological and Physical Sciences3A7
Elective 3
 Total Credits 31
Junior
 
Select two courses from the following:2 6
Colonial Latin America  
Mexico  
Revolutions in Latin America  
INST 301Global Commodities across the Disciplines4B3
LSPA 300Reading and Writing for Communication-Spanish 3
LSPA 301Oral Communication-Spanish 3
International Studies Major Course Selection 9
Electives 6
 Total Credits 30
Senior
 
INST 492Seminar4A,4C3
International Studies Major Course Selection 9
Electives3 16
 Total Credits 28
 Program Total Credits: 120

International Studies Major Course Selection

Students must select a minimum total of 24 credits, 18 of which must be upper-division (300- to 400-level), from at least three subject codes, from the following groups of courses. Select at least 6 credits from 1. History and Politics of Latin America; at least 6 credits from 2. Thought and Cultures of Latin America; and at least 3 credits from 3. International Studies. Select an additional minimum of 9 credits from among the three groups to bring the total to 24. 

Code Title AUCC Credits
1. History and Politics of Latin America
Select a minimum of 6 credits from the following: 6
Caribbean Identities
The Modern Caribbean
Colonial Latin America
Latin America Since Independence
Mexico
Revolutions in Latin America
Slavery in the Americas
Politics and Society Along Mexican Border
Politics of South America
Politics in Mexico, Central America, Caribbean
2. Thought and Culture of Latin America
Select a minimum of 6 credits from the following: 6
Latin American Peasantries
Andean Archaeology and Ethnohistory
Archaeology of Mesoamerica
History of Pre-Columbian Art
International Design and Merchandising: Apparel
International Design and Merchandising: Interior Design
Approaches to Spanish Literature
Introduction to Spanish Translation and Interpreting
Issues in Hispanic Culture
Business Spanish
Introduction to Spanish Cinema
Studies in Foreign Film: Latin America
Caribbean Culture in Hispanic Literature
Advanced Latin American Culture
Advanced Spanish Culture
Advanced Business Spanish
Women Writers in the Hispanic World
Spanish-American Literary Movements and Periods
Genre Studies in Spanish
Author Studies in Spanish
Topic Studies in Spanish
Peoples and Institutions of Latin America
3. International Studies
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the following: 3
World Interdependence-Population and Food (GT-SS3) 3E
International Retailing
Historic Textiles
Cultures and the Global System (GT-SS3) 3E
Geoarchaeology
Indigenous Ecologies and the Modern World
Comparative Legal Systems
Method in Cultural Anthropology
International Development Theory and Practice
Issues in Environmental Economics (GT-SS1) 3C
International Agricultural Trade
Ag- and Resource-Based Economic Development
Travel Abroad-International Comparative Management
Travel Abroad-Sustainable Building
Principles of Macroeconomics (GT-SS1) 3C
International Political Economy
Comparative Economic Systems
Economics of International Trade and Policy
Economics of International Finance and Policy
Economic Development
International Business Finance
Cultural Geography
Science and Technology in Modern History
World Environmental History, 1500-Present
History of Antarctica, 1800-Present
Globalization: Exploring Our Global Village (GT-SS3) 3E
Model United Nations 3E
International Social Welfare and Development
Women and Development
Children and Youth in Global Context
Education for Global Peace
International Mass Communication
International Business Management
International Marketing
International Issues-Recreation and Tourism
Global Environmental Politics
International Law
International Organization
United States Foreign Policy
Comparative Foreign Policy
International Security
Agriculture and Global Society
Comparative Urban Studies
Travel Abroad: Comparative Criminal Justice 4
Travel Abroad: Crime and Deviance 4
Intercultural Communication
1

Select from the list of courses in category 3B of the All-University Core Curriculum (AUCC), except L*** 200 and L*** 201.

2

Courses selected here may not count toward the International Studies Major Course Selection requirement.

3

Select enough elective credits to bring the program total to 120, of which at least 42 must be upper-division (300- to 400-level).

4

To count toward the International Studies Major Course Selection, travel abroad must be to a country or area covered by this concentration.

Freshman
Semester 1CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)  1A3
GR 100Introduction to Geography (GT-SS2)X 3C3
INST 200Interdisciplinary Approaches to Globalization   3
LSPA 100First-Year Spanish I X 5
Arts and Humanities  3B3
 Total Credits   17
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
LSPA 101First-Year Spanish II X 5
POLS 241Comparative Government and Politics (GT-SS1)X 3E3
Historical Perspectives  3D3
MathematicsX 1B3
CO 150 must be completed by the end of Semester 2.X   
 Total Credits   14
Sophomore
Semester 3CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select one course from the following:   3
Agricultural and Resource Economics (GT-SS1) X3C 
Principles of Microeconomics (GT-SS1) X3C 
LSPA 200Second-Year Spanish I (GT-AH4)  3B3
Biological and Physical Sciences  3A3
International Studies Major Course Selection (See Department List on Concentration Requirements tab)   3
Elective   3
LSPA 105 must be completed by the end of Semester 3.X   
 Total Credits   15
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
LSPA 201Second-Year Spanish II (GT-AH4)  3B3
Advanced Writing  23
Arts and Humanities  3B3
Biological and Physical Sciences  3A4
International Studies Major Course Selection (See Department List on Concentration Requirements tab)   3
AREC 202 or ECON 202, LSPA 107 must be completed by the end of Semester 4.X   
 Total Credits   16
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
INST 301Global Commodities across the Disciplines   3
LSPA 300Reading and Writing for Communication-Spanish X 3
International Studies Major Course Selection (See Department List on Concentration Requirements tab)   6
Elective   3
LSPA 200 must be completed by the end of Semester 5.X   
 Total Credits   15
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select two courses from the following:   6
Colonial Latin America    
Mexico    
Revolutions in Latin America    
LSPA 301Oral Communication-Spanish X4B3
International Studies Major Course Selection (See Department List on Concentration Requirements tab)   3
Elective   3
LSPA 201 must be completed by the end of Semester 6.X   
 Total Credits   15
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
INST 492Seminar X4A,4C3
International Studies Major Course Selection (See Department List on Concentration Requirements tab)   3
Electives   10
LSPA 300 must be completed by the end of Semester 7.X   
 Total Credits   16
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
International Studies Major Course Selection (See Department List on Concentration Requirements tab)X  6
ElectivesX  6
The benchmark courses for the 8th semester are the remaining courses in the entire program of study.X   
 Total Credits   12
 Program Total Credits:   120