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  Nov 24, 2017
 
2015-2016 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International Studies, B.S.


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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: 33

Graduation Requirements

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

Course Requirements


Additional Core Courses


Upper Division Emphasis


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

  • For the Bachelor of Arts - Complete 12 credits in 4 courses.
  • For the Bachelor of Science - Complete 18 credits in 6 courses.

 

Upper Division Language Requirement (B.A. Only)


Complete 6 credits in 2 courses of language at the 3000 level or higher (taught in the target language).

International Experience


Participate in a learning abroad program or global internship earning a minimum of 3 credits. The program must be approved by an International & Area Studies advisor.

Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into DARS/GPS (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)
  • General Education (FF) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree (DV) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15 Credit(s)

Second Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 15 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 15 Credit(s)

Third Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


  • International Studies - Upper Division Emphasis 3 Credit(s)
  • International Studies - Social & Behavioral Science Core 3 Credit(s)
  • International Studies - International Experience 3 Credit(s) / Bachelor Degree (IR) 
  • General Elective Hours 7 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)

Fourth Year


Fall Semester


  • Bachelor Degree (QI) 3 Credit(s)
  • International Studies - Upper Division Emphasis 6 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 4 Credit(s)
  • Upper Division General Elective Hours 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


  •  Bachelor Degree (QI) 3 Credit(s)
  • International Studies - Upper Division Emphasis 6 Credit(s)
  • Upper Division General Elective Hours 7 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)