Effective Fall 2017

Freshman
AUCCCredits
ANTH 200Cultures and the Global System (GT-SS3)3E3
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)1A3
GR 100Introduction to Geography (GT-SS2)3C3
Select one course from the following: 3
The Islamic World: Late Antiquity to 15003D 
The Islamic World Since 15003D 
World History, Ancient-1500 (GT-HI1)3D 
World History, 1500-Present (GT-HI1)3D 
INST 200Interdisciplinary Approaches to Globalization3E3
LARA 100First-Year Arabic I 5
LARA 101First-Year Arabic II 5
Select one course from the following: 3
International Relations (GT-SS1)3E 
Comparative Government and Politics (GT-SS1)3E 
Mathematics1B3
 Total Credits 31
Sophomore
 
Select one course from the following: 3
Agricultural and Resource Economics (GT-SS1)3C 
Principles of Microeconomics (GT-SS1)3C 
Principles of Macroeconomics (GT-SS1)3C 
Gender in the Economy (GT-SS1)3E 
Issues in Environmental Economics (GT-SS1)3C 
LARA 200Second-Year Arabic I (GT-AH4)3B4
LARA 201Second-Year Arabic II (GT-AH4)3B4
Advanced Writing23
Arts and Humanities3B6
Biological and Physical Sciences3A7
Elective 3
 Total Credits 30
Junior
 
INST 301Global Commodities across the Disciplines4B3
LARA 300Third Year Arabic 3
LARA 301Oral Communication - Arabic 3
International Studies Major Course Selection 12
Electives 9
 Total Credits 30
Senior
 
INST 492Seminar4A,4C3
International Studies Major Course Selection 12
Electives1 14
 Total Credits 29
 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 the Middle East and North Africa; at least 6 credits from 2. Thought and Cultures of the Middle East and North Africa; 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 the Middle East and North Africa
Select a minimum of 6 credits from the following: 6
Hellenistic World: Alexander to Cleopatra
Africa: Precolonial States and Empires
Africa: Colonialism to Independence
Modern Africa
South African History
East African History
Ancient Near East
Ancient Israel
Sacred History in the Bible and the Qur'an
Muhammad and the Origins of Islam
Jihad and Reform in Islamic History
The Modern Middle East
Modern Jewish History
The Crusades
Reading Seminar: Middle East
Comparative Social Movements
Comparative African Politics
Middle East Politics
2. Thought and Culture of the Middle East and North Africa
Select a minimum of 6 credits from the following: 6
Peoples and Cultures of Africa
Archaeology of Europe and Africa
West Africa in Global and Local Perspective
Africa and African Diaspora
Arabic Language, Literature, Culture in Translation (GT-AH2) 3B
Studies in Foreign Film: Africa
Religions of the West
Philosophy of Traditional Judaism
Islam: Cosmology and Practice
Mysticism East and West
Islamic Philosophy
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
Introductory Cultural Anthropology (GT-SS3) 3C
Introduction to Prehistory (GT-HI1) 3D
Modernization and Development
The Anthropology of Religion
Cultural Change
Human Ecology
Art and Culture
Gender and Anthropology
Geoarchaeology
Indigenous Peoples Today
Indigenous Ecologies and the Modern World
Gender, Culture, and Health
Comparative Legal Systems
Approaches to Community-Based Development
Method in Cultural Anthropology
Gender Equity in Development
Development and Empowerment
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
Contemporary Business Topics: International Business
Travel Abroad-Sustainable Building
Reading Without Borders (GT–AH2) 3E
World Drama (GT-AH2) 3E
Gender in World Literature
Literature of the Earth
Postcolonial Literature
Economics of Social Issues (GT-SS1) 3C
Principles of Microeconomics (GT-SS1) 3C
Principles of Macroeconomics (GT-SS1) 3C
Gender in the Economy (GT-SS1) 3E
International Political Economy
Comparative Economic Systems
Economics of International Trade and Policy
Economics of International Finance and Policy
Economic Development
Border Crossings: People/Politics/Culture (GT-SS3) 3E
Indigenous Women, Children, and Tribes
Global Environmental Justice Movements
International Business Finance
Foundations of Environmental Sustainability
Global Environmental Sustainability Seminar
Cultural Geography
Urban Geography
The Geography of Commodities
Science and Technology in Modern History
Modern Jewish History
World Environmental History, 1500-Present
History of Antarctica, 1800-Present
Globalization: Exploring Our Global Village (GT-SS3) 3E
World Interdependence - Current Global Issues
Global Studies
Model United Nations 3E
International Social Welfare and Development
Women and Development
Children and Youth in Global Context
Education for Global Peace
Internship 2
Independent Study 2
International Mass Communication
World Literatures to 1500 (GT-AH2) 3E
World Literatures-The Modern Period (GT-AH2) 3E
International Business Management
International Marketing
Introduction to Music History and Literature (GT-AH1) 3B
International Issues-Recreation and Tourism
World Philosophies (GT-AH3) 3E
Ethics of Sustainability
Topics in Comparative Religions
Current World Problems (GT-SS1) 3E
International Relations (GT-SS1) 3E
Comparative Government and Politics (GT-SS1) 3E
Global Environmental Politics
International Law
International Organization
United States Foreign Policy
Comparative Foreign Policy
International Security
Environmental Politics in Developing World
Comparative Social Movements
Comparative Racial/Ethnic Politics
Globalization, Sustainability, and Justice
Social Problems (GT-SS3) 3C
Global Environmental Issues (GT-SS3) 3E
Population-Natural Resources and Environment
Introduction to Environmental Justice
Sociology of Environmental Governance
Agriculture and Global Society
Comparative Urban Studies
Travel Abroad: Comparative Criminal Justice 3
Travel Abroad: Crime and Deviance 3
Intercultural Communication
1

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

2

Maximum 3 credits.

3

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
ANTH 200Cultures and the Global System (GT-SS3)  3E3
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)  1A3
GR 100Introduction to Geography (GT-SS2)X 3C3
LARA 100First-Year Arabic I   5
 Total Credits   14
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select one course from the following:   3
The Islamic World: Late Antiquity to 1500  3D 
The Islamic World Since 1500  3D 
World History, Ancient-1500 (GT-HI1)  3D 
World History, 1500-Present (GT-HI1)  3D 
INST 200Interdisciplinary Approaches to Globalization  3E3
LARA 101First-Year Arabic II   5
Select one course from the following:   3
International Relations (GT-SS1)  3E 
Comparative Government and Politics (GT-SS1)  3E 
MathematicsX 1B3
CO 150 must be completed by the end of Semester 2.X   
 Total Credits   17
Sophomore
Semester 3CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select one course from the following:   3
Agricultural and Resource Economics (GT-SS1)  3C 
Principles of Microeconomics (GT-SS1)  3C 
Principles of Macroeconomics (GT-SS1)  3C 
Gender in the Economy (GT-SS1)  3E 
Issues in Environmental Economics (GT-SS1)  3C 
LARA 200Second-Year Arabic I (GT-AH4)  3B4
Arts and Humanities  3B3
Biological and Physical Sciences  3A3
Elective   3
LARA 100 must be completed by the end of Semester 3.X   
 Total Credits   16
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
LARA 201Second-Year Arabic II (GT-AH4)  3B4
Advanced Writing  23
Arts and Humanities  3B3
Biological and Physical Sciences  3A4
AREC 202 or ECON 202, LARA 101 must be completed by the end of Semester 4.X   
 Total Credits   14
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
INST 301Global Commodities across the Disciplines X4B3
LARA 300Third Year Arabic   3
International Studies Major Course Selection (See Department List on Concentration Requirements tab)   6
Elective   3
LARA 200 must be completed by the end of Semester 5.X   
 Total Credits   15
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
LARA 301Oral Communication - Arabic   3
International Studies Major Course Selection (See Department List on Concentration Requirements tab)   6
Electives   6
LARA 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)   6
Electives   5
LARA 300 must be completed by the end of Semester 7.X   
 Total Credits   14
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
International Studies Major Course Selection (See Department List on Concentration Requirements tab)X  6
ElectivesX  9
The benchmark courses for the 8th semester are the remaining courses in the entire program of study.X   
 Total Credits   15
 Program Total Credits:   120