Effective Fall 2021

Freshman
AUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)1A3
INST 200Interdisciplinary Approaches to Globalization3E3
LARA 100First-Year Arabic I 5
LARA 101First-Year Arabic II 5
Select one course from the following: 3
Introductory Cultural Anthropology (GT-SS3)3C 
Cultures and the Global System (GT-SS3)3E 
Introduction to Geography (GT-SS2)3C 
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 
Select one course from the following: 3
International Relations (GT-SS1)3E 
Comparative Government and Politics (GT-SS1)3E 
Quantitative Reasoning1B3
Electives 3
 Total Credits 31
Sophomore
 
LARA 200Second-Year Arabic I (GT-AH4)3B4
LARA 201Second-Year Arabic II (GT-AH4)3B4
Select one course from the following: (If ANTH 200 was selected above an AUCC 3C course must be selected here.) 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 
Advanced Writing23
Arts and Humanities3B3
Biological and Physical Sciences3A7
Electives 6
 Total Credits 30
Junior
 
INST 301International Studies Research Methods4B3
Select one group from the following:1 6-10
Group A:
  
Third Year Arabic  
Oral Communication - Arabic  
Group B:2
  
L*** 100 First-Year Language I
  
L*** 101 First-Year Language II
  
International Studies Major Course Selection 12
Electives 5-9
 Total Credits 30
Senior
 
INST 492Seminar4A,4C3
International Studies Major Course Selection 12
Select one group from the following:1 6-8
Group A:
  
Electives
  
Group B:2
  
L*** 200 Second-Year Language I
  
L*** 201 Second-Year Language II
  
Electives3 6-8
 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 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
Environmental History of the 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
Introduction to Arabic Cultures (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 Archaeology (GT-HI1) 3D
Anthropology of the Arts
Modernization and Development
The Anthropology of Religion
Cultural Change
Human Ecology
Language and Culture
Art and Culture
Gender and Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
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
Climate Migrants
Cultural Geography
Urban Geography
The Geography of Commodities
Science and Technology in Modern History
Modern Jewish History
World Environmental History, 1500-Present
Globalization: Exploring Our Global Village (GT-SS3) 3E
Global Studies
World Interdependence - Current Global Issues
International Social Welfare and Development
Women and Development
Children and Youth in Global Context
Education for Global Peace
Internship 4
Independent Study 4
International Mass Communication
Encountering the Global (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
Comparative Authoritarianism
Global Environmental Politics
International Law
International Organization
United States Foreign Policy
Comparative Foreign Policy
International Security
Political Geography
Environmental Politics in Developing World
Comparative Social Movements
Comparative Racial/Ethnic Politics
Globalization, Sustainability, and Justice
Social Problems (GT-SS3) 3C
Environment, Food, and Social Justice (GT-SS3) 3E
Population-Natural Resources and Environment
Introduction to Environmental Justice
Soc. of Environmental Cooperation & Conflict
Food, Agriculture and Global Society
Travel Abroad: Comparative Criminal Justice 5
Travel Abroad: Crime and Deviance 5
Intercultural Communication
Freshman
Semester 1CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)  1A3
LARA 100First-Year Arabic I   5
Select one course from the following: X 3
Introductory Cultural Anthropology (GT-SS3)  3C 
Cultures and the Global System (GT-SS3)  3E 
Introduction to Geography (GT-SS2)X 3C 
Electives   3
 Total Credits   14
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
INST 200Interdisciplinary Approaches to Globalization  3E3
LARA 101First-Year Arabic II   5
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 
Select one course from the following:   3
International Relations (GT-SS1)  3E 
Comparative Government and Politics (GT-SS1)  3E 
Quantitative ReasoningX 1B3
CO 150 and AUCC 1B (Quantitative Reasoning) must be completed by the end of Semester 2.X   
 Total Credits   17
Sophomore
Semester 3CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
LARA 200Second-Year Arabic I (GT-AH4)  3B4
Select one course from the following: (If ANTH 200 was selected above an AUCC 3C course must be selected here.)   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 
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
Biological and Physical Sciences  3A4
Elective   3
AREC 202 or ECON 202, LARA 101 must be completed by the end of Semester 4.X   
 Total Credits   14
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
INST 301International Studies Research Methods X4B3
Select from the following:   3-5
Third Year Arabic    
L*** 100 First-Year Language I
    
International Studies Major Course Selection (See Department List on Concentration Requirements tab)   6
Elective   1-3
LARA 200 must be completed by the end of Semester 5.X   
 Total Credits   15
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select from the following:   3-5
Oral Communication - Arabic    
L*** 101 First-Year Language II
    
International Studies Major Course Selection (See Department List on Concentration Requirements tab)   6
Electives   4-6
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
Select from the following:   3-4
Electives
    
L*** 200 Second-Year Language I
    
Electives   2-3
LARA 300 must be completed by the end of Semester 7.X   
 Total Credits   15
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
International Studies Major Course Selection (See Department List on Concentration Requirements tab)X  6
Select from the following:X  3-4
Electives
    
L*** 201 Second-Year Language II
    
ElectivesX  4-5
The benchmark courses for the 8th semester are the remaining courses in the entire program of study.X   
 Total Credits   14
 Program Total Credits:   120