International Studies

Major: International Studies

Catalog: 2013-2014

*See MyGFU Academic Requirements for correct list of classes to meet requirements
**Class offered on alternate years. Adjust schedule as necessary. See department advisor for additional information.
Recommended Course Schedule Guide
First Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
BIBL 100 Bible Survey 4 INTL  230   Introduction to International Relations 3
GEED 130 First Year Seminar 1   1st or 2nd Year of a Modern Foreign Language 4
WRIT 110 College Writing 3   *COMM GE Requirement 3
 INTL 200 Cultural Geography and Global Relations 3   *Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs) 3
  1st or 2nd Year of a Modern Foreign Language 4   *HIST GE Requirement 3
Total Semester Credits 15 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 15 Cumulative Credits 31
Second Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
HHPA 120 Lifelong Fitness 2 INTL 440  World Religions 3
  2nd Year of a Modern Foreign Language or Elective 4   2nd Year of a Modern Foreign Language or Elective 4
 COMM 220/420 Intercultural Communication 3   *Fine Arts GE Requirement 2-3
 HIST 290/PSCI 290 Intro to Historical Studies/Political Sci Research/Writing 3  iNTL 260 Global Awareness Proseminar 1
ECON 201 or 202 Micro or Macro Economics 3  INTL 330 Politics of the Developing World or Major Requirement Restricted Elective 3
   *Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs) 3  

Math GE Requirement

3
Total Semester Credits 18 Total Semester Credits 17
Cumulative Credits 49 Cumulative Credits 66
Third Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
ECON 370 Global Political Economy 3 Semester Abroad - (Plan with your advisor to determine the best semester to study abroad.)
*BIBL/RELI GE Elective Requirement 3  INTL 375 International Field Experience 8
  Literature GE Requirement 3   Electives 8
  *Social Science GE Requirement (6 sem credit hours) 3      
  Humanities GE Requirement 2-3    
PE Activity GE 1
Total Semester Credits 16 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 82 Cumulative Credits 98
Fourth Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
INTL 475 Field Experience/Internship 3 INTL 490 International Studies Senior Seminar 3
GEED 490 Senior Capstone 3 INTL 330 Politics of the Developing World or Major Required Restrictive Elective 3
RELI 300 Christian Foundations 3    Electives 7
Electives 6
Total Semester Credits 15 Total Semester Credits 13
Cumulative Credits 113 Cumulative Credits 126
    Total Credits for Degree 126.0

NOTES:

WRIT 110 may be waived with a verbal SAT score of 670 or higher. Math requirement may be waived with a math SAT score of 600 or higher.

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