Requirements for the International Studies Major (48 semester hours)

Core courses (12 semester hours)

  • ECON 132 Introduction to Economic Inquiry (4)
  • INTST 214 International Politics (4)
  • INTST 499W Seminar in International Studies (4)

Non-English Language at the 232 level (4 semester hours)

Elective Courses (32 semester hours)

Choose from among the following offerings in Economics, History, International Studies, Law, PPLE, and Sociology. Must include at least four hours in ECON, eight hours in HIST (at least four above the 100 level), and four hours in either INTST or SOC.
  • CHNSE 331 Third Year Chinese I (4)
  • CHNSE 332 Third Year Chinese II (4)
  • ECON 351 Comparative Economic Systems (4)
  • ECON 352 The Economics of Developing Countries (4)
  • ECON 355 The World Economy (4)
  • ECON 372 The Political Economy of Oil (4)
  • ECON 375 Topics in Economic Inquiry (topic dependent) (1-4)
  • ECON 453 International Economics (4)
  • ECON 454 The Next System (4)
  • FREN 331W French Composition and Discussion (4)
  • FREN 340 Readings in French Literature (4)
  • GERM 331W German Composition and Discussion (4)
  • GERM 333 Contemporary German Culture and Society (4)
  • GSM 6011 International Management (4)
  • HIST 116 Western Civilization Since 1650 (4)
  • HIST 118 East Asia Civilization Since 1800 (4)
  • HIST 171 History of the Modern Middle East (4)
  • HIST 237 History of Modern Iran (4)
  • HIST 254 20th Century Europe (4)
  • HIST 255 Cities and the Making of Modern Europe: 1750 to Present (4)
  • HIST 258 Modern Latin America (4)
  • HIST 270 Cinema in the Middle East (4)
  • HIST 281 Modern Japan (4)
  • HIST 282 China in Revolution (4)
  • HIST 331 Asian Environmental History (4)
  • HIST 372 History of Modern Russia (4)
  • HIST 379 Studies in Comparative History (4)
  • HIST 383 Mao's China 1949-1979 (4)
  • HIST 388W Democracy and Nazism (4)
  • HIST 390W Germany from Bismarck to Hitler (4)
  • HIST 391W Germany Since 1945 (4)
  • HIST 440W History of Modern Socialism (4)
  • INTST 205 Comparative Politics (4)
  • INTST 216 Comparative Democratic Systems (4)
  • INTST 261 International Simulation (4)
  • INTST 326W Globalization and Equity (4)
  • INTST 328W Political Metaphors (4)
  • INTST 340W Everyday International Relations (4)
  • INTST 370W Europe and the International System (4)
  • INTST 373 International Security and Cooperation (4)
  • INTST 374 Asia and the International System (4)
  • INTST 380 Asian Politics and Development (4)
  • INTST 382 Capitalism, & Democracy (4)
  • JAPN 331 Third Year Japanese (4)
  • JAPN 332 Third Year Japanese II (4)
  • PPLE 372 American Foreign Policy (4)
  • RUSS 330 Advanced Russian Grammar: Stylistics and Translation (2) 
  • RUSS 333 Russian Civilization and Culture (4) 
  • SOC 184 Global Sociology: Nation/Empire/Race (4)
  • SOC 350 Pan-African Revolutions and Black Liberation (4)
  • SOC 364 Transnational Feminism (4)
  • SOC 382 Human Rights: Research and Advocacy (4)
  • SPAN 331W Spanish Composition and Discussion (4)
  • SPAN 333 Hispanic Civilization (4)
  • SPAN 335 Cultural Institutions of Spain (4)
  • LW 247 Foreign Relations (3)
  • LW 316 International Law and Dispute Resolution (3)
  • LW 372 International Litigation and Arbitration (2)
  • LW 386 Global Sustainability (2)

Courses taught on a one-time basis, or special topics course in Economics, History, International Studies, PPLE, or Sociology that contain significant international content may, with the chair's approval, be counted towards the required elective coursework.

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International Studies

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Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
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