International Studies and Political Science Curriculum Requirements
See the synopsis of the International Studies and Political Science curriculum below.
Institute Core Curriculum: Note that ERH 101 and ERH 102 must be passed with a grade of C or better. The fourth class math requirement may be filled by other math courses with the approval of the head of the International Studies and Political Science Department.
International Studies and Political Science Core Curriculum: IS majors must complete the following courses with a grade of C or better: HI 205 -HI 206 , IS 201 , IS 210 , IS 220 , IS 230 , IS 301 , IS 310 , IS 320 , IS 340 , IS 401W , and EC 306 . One IS elective must be taken from a 400 level IS course and one from an additional IS class.
IS majors must take one ERH elective plus one elective from the following list:
ERH 207 Ethics
ERH 211 Comparative Religion
ERH 212 Ancient Greek and Medieval Philosophy
ERH 213 Modern and Contemporary Philosophy
EC 407 U.S. Economic History
EC 414 Applied Game Theory
EC 415 Political Economy of Conflict
HI 223 Islam in North America and Western Europe
HI 327 India From the Age of the Harrapans to the Present Day
HI 333 History of the Middle East I
HI 334 History of the Middle East II
HI 346 Modern Japan
HI 374 Modern Latin America
HI 375 Germany and Eastern Europe From Bismarck to Brandt
HI 382 Modern Russian History
HI 386 U.S. Military History Since 1919
The minimum foreign language requirement for majors is one foreign language through the 300 levels, or two foreign languages, each through the 200 level.
Minors in other disciplines and double majors are encouraged. Consult with the Head of the International Studies and Political Science Department.