Apr 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

International Studies, B.A.


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: IS 201 , IS 210 , IS 220 , IS 230 , IS 301 , IS 310 , IS 320 , IS 340 , and IS 401W . IS majors are also required to take four elective courses from within the IS major, one of which must be at the 400 level.+

IS majors must also take one ERH elective AND one elective from the following list, OR one additional 400 level IS elective:

ERH 207W Ethics  
ERH 211WX Comparative Religion  
ERH 212W Ancient Greek and Medieval Philosophy  
ERH 213W Modern and Contemporary Philosophy 
EC 306 - International Economics   
EC 407W U.S. Economic History  
EC 414 Applied Game Theory  
EC 415WX 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 333X History of the Middle East I  
HI 334X 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 382X 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.

Synopsis of the B.A. Curriculum in International Studies


Fourth (Freshman) Class


Third (Sophomore) Class


Second (Junior) Class


First (Senior) Class


Total Semester Hrs: 17.5


Total Semester Hrs: 17.5


Total Hours: minimum 136


* Minimum Grade of “C” Required
+Within the electives courses, cadets must take 6 credits within the civilization and cultures designation.