B.A. in International and Global Studies with a Global South Concentration

Students wishing to follow the eight-semester degree plan should see the Eight-Semester Degree Policy in the Academic Regulations chapter for university requirements of the program as well as Fulbright College requirements.

State Minimum Core requirements may vary by individual, based on placement and previous credit granted. Once all core requirements are met, students may substitute with general electives. Students should consult with their academic advisor.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)3  
Satisfies General Education Outcome 2.1:
MATH 1313 Quantitative Reasoning (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1113)
or MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103)
3  
or any MATH course numbered higher than MATH 1203
U.S. History or Government State Minimum Core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 4.2)3  
World language at the Elementary I level3  
World Culture Requirement3  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)  3
INST 2813 Introduction to International Relations and Global Studies (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 3.3, 4.1, and 5.1)  3
World language at the Elementary II level  3
World Culture Requirement (choose one not taken yet)  3
General Elective  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
World language at the Intermediate I level (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.2)3  
Fine Arts State Minimum Core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.1)13  
Science State Minimum Core with corequisite lab (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4)4  
Social Sciences State Minimum Core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)23  
General Electives3  
World language at the Intermediate II level  3
ECON 2143 Basic Economics: Theory and Practice (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)  3
Science State Minimum Core with corequisite lab (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4)  4
General Electives3  6
Year Total: 16 16
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
World language at the 3000-level3  
INST 3503 Issues in the Global South (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.2)3  
Global Topics Requirement3  
Area Studies Requirement3  
General Electives33  
World language at the 3000-level  3
Area Studies Requirement  3
General Electives3  9
Year Total: 15 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
Applied Global Studies Requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 6.1)3  
Area Studies Requirement3  
Any 3000-level or higher credit hours or any 2000-level credit hours which have a course prerequisite7  
General Electives32  
Applied Global Studies Requirement  3
Area Studies Requirement  3
Any 3000-level or higher credit hours or any 2000-level credit hours which have a course prerequisite  3
General Electives3  4
Year Total: 15 13
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120