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  Sep 26, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

International Studies, B.A.


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Major Requirements for International Studies


International Studies
www.international-studies.utah.edu
Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Building 210
801-581-6101
international-area-studies@utah.edu

Minimum Degree Hours: 122
Minimum Major Hours: 36

Graduation Requirements

All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.

Honors in International Studies

Students seeking an HBA or HBS in International Studies must complete:

Core Requirements


Language/Culture Electives


Bachelor of Arts:

Complete 6 credits of upper division foreign language courses, taught in the target language

 

Bachelor of Science:

Complete 6 credits of upper division language/culture courses from the approved course list

International Experience


Complete 3 credits through an approved study abroad or global internship

Upper Division Focus


Complete 18 credits of approved courses from your chosen focus.

Students will select a focus from the following list: Development & Sustainability, Foreign Relations & Security, Global Health, Culture & Identity, Trade & Commerce or European Studies.Courses must be selected from the approved lists available on the International Studies website. Courses must originate from at least 3 departments.

 

Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 13 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


  • General Education (SF) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (AI) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree (DV) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree (Language) 4 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 13 Credit(s)

Second Year


Fall Semester


  • International Studies - Challenges Core Course 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (SF/AS) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (FF) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (QB) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree (Language) 4 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


  • International Studies - Peoples Core Course 3 Credits(s)
  • International Studies - Systems Core Course 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (FF) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree (Language) 4 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)

Third Year


Fall Semester


  • International Studies - Foreign Language 3000 level or higher 3 Credit(s)
  • International Studies - Upper-Division Focus Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree (CW) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 7 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


  • International Studies - Foreign Language 3000 level or higher 3 Credit(s)
  • International Studies - Upper-Division Focus Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • International Studies - International Experience / Bachelor Degree (IR) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 7 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)

Fourth Year


Fall Semester


  •  International Studies - Upper Division Focus 6 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 4 Credit(s)
  • Upper Division General Elective Hours 6 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


  •  International Studies - Upper Division Focus 6 Credit(s)
  • Upper Division General Elective Hours 10 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)