International Studies (BA): Global Relations (16INTSTBA-16INTSTGRE)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ENG 101 Academic
Writing & ResearchH
4 Literature I 3 3
Mathematics A, 14 3 Mathematics A, 14 3
Social Science D, 7 3 Social Science D, 7 3
FL_ 2018 3 IS 200 Intro to
International Studies
3
Free Elective 9 3 Free Elective 9 3
16 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
IS Area Studies 10 3 History I 1, C 3
Foreign Language 3xx 8, K 3 Literature II 4 3
Natural Science B 4 Natural Science B 3
Free Elective9 3 Philosophy 5, C 3
Social Science 7 3 Social Science 7 3
16 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
IS 393 International Affairs Seminar 3 IS Area Studies 10 3
IS Area Studies 10 3 IS Advised Elective 11 3
Free Elective 9 9 GEP Additional Breadth (NS/MS/E)F 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1 History II 2 3
Free Elective 9 3
16 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Arts & Letters 6 3 IS 491 Senior Seminar in
International Studies
3
IS Area Studies 10 3 GEP Interdisciplinary PerspectivesG 2-3
IS Advised Elective 11 3 HES_*** Health & Exercise
Studies CourseE
1
Free Electives 9 3 IS Area Studies 10 3
Free Electives 9 3 Free Electives 9 3
Free Electives 9 2
15 14-15

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I, J,12, 13, 15, 16 : 122
Major/College Footnotes
1. History I: (GRP 501) Choose from the CHASS approved History I course list. (Satisfies 3 hr GEP Humanities).
2. History II: (GRP 502) Choose from the CHASS approved History II course list.
3. Literature I: (GRP 503) Choose from the CHASS approved Literature I course list; credit is not allowed for both ENG 251 and either of ENG 261 or ENG 262; honors courses may satisfy the Literature I requirement if more than half of the literature covered is outside the U.S. and prior to the twentieth century.
4. Literature II: (GRP 504) Choose from the CHASS approved Literature II course list. Note: Credit is not allowed for both ENG 251 and either of ENG 261 or ENG 262.
5. Philosophy: Choose any 3-credit hour PHI course on the GEP course list
6. Arts and Letters: Choose from the CHASS approved Arts & Letters course list. Courses in major field of study are excluded.
7. Social Sciences
Four 3-credit hour courses (12 credit hours total) from at least three of the following areas: ANT, ARE, EC, PS, PSY, SOC.  Also ENG 210, GEO 220, IDS 401, or STS 402.  Six (6) credit hours must be taken from the GEP Social Sciences list.
8. Foreign Language
While completion of FL 201, or comparable proficiency as demonstrated by examination, is required by CHASS, BA in International Studies students are required to demonstrate proficiency in at least one foreign language equivalent to the FL_3xx, either through coursework or credit by exam, or taking the placement test and placing out (no credits are awarded if placing out).  Opportunities for placing out of FL_3xx should be discussed with the International Studies Major Advisor.  All students must take the NCSU Proficiency Test upon entering CHASS.  Students who take FL_ 101 will not receive graduation credit for these courses unless they are in a language other than the one used to fulfill the CHASS language requirement.
9. Free Electives
Any course except ECI 105, ENG 110, MA 100, 101, FLx 101, FLS 105, LAT 101, and GRK 101. 100-level foreign-language courses can be used as free electives if they are in languages other than the language the student uses to fulfill major language requirement.  Only 12 credit hours of free electives may be taken for credit only (S/U).
10. IS Area Studies
Choose 15 credit hours. At least three courses (9 credits) need to be at the 300 or 400 level…
Global Relations: ANT 252, 254, 444, ARS 353, COM 392, 447, 462, GEO 200, GEO/SOC 220, HI 233, 419, 420, 453, 454, 465, 486, IDS 305, STS 322, 323, 402, 484, PS 231, 236, 241, 331, 335, 336, 339, 431, 433, 445, PHI 420, REL 300, 383, 482, SOC 342, 432.
11. IS Advised Electives: Two courses (6 hours) to complement your studies with the recommendation of your advisor. The advised electives need to be 300 or 400 level courses with an international focus.
12. Although some courses are listed in more than one category, no course may satisfy more than one requirement. IS majors may take no more than four 200 level courses in their departmental requirements.
13. International Studies majors are required to complete six (6) credit hours of study abroad coursework.  Prior to enrolling in a study abroad program students are required to consult with their International Studies advisor in order to ascertain that the courses they plan on taking overseas may be transferred for credit to NC State and may count toward the major and/or the GEP requirements.
14.  Math: Six (6) credit hours are to be chosen from the GEP Mathematics list.
15. All major courses are to be passed with a grade of C- or better.
16. 2.0 GPA is required for graduation. 

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Studies Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list. 
F. Additional Breadth (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
XX Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part fo the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: IS 200 (3 cr. hours)
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite.
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisiteThe following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: ANT 252, ARS 353, GEO/SOC 220, HI 233, IDS 305, PS 231, 236, 241, 335, 431, REL 300, SOC 342, STS 323
K. Foreign Language proficiency– Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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