Notes on Program Requirements:
The 24-credits of IGS courses must:
1) be taken in IGS or IGS cross-listed courses that have been approved by the IGS Council,
2) include courses from at least three disciplines, and
3) include at least five courses above the 100 level. For IGS requirements, students must earn at least a C- in a course to receive credit toward the major.
Students are encouraged to study abroad for one semester or more. However, students who are unable to complete a semester or more abroad may meet the requirement through taking 6 credits or more in an international experience (i.e., travel courses, international internships, or field schools). Credits taken abroad can be applied to the IGS major, general education requirements, or electives.
Students can fulfill their senior seminar capstone requirement by taking any one of the following senior research courses including:
ANT 480 : Senior Seminar/Capstone in Anthropology Credits: 6,
ENG 491 : Capstone Seminar in English Credits: 3,
EPP 450 : Research in Environmental Planning Credits: 3,
GEO 450 : Research in Geography Credits: 3,
HON 499 : Honors Capstone Credits: 3,
INS 400 : Capstone in International and Global Studies Credits: 3,
POS 440 : Political Science Capstone Experience Credits: 3.
Students are encouraged to take language courses which may be counted among the 24-27 credits of IGS and IGS Cross-listed courses. Courses offered at any UMaine campus qualify. Courses taken at institutions beyond the UMaine System need to be approved by the IGS Chair in consultation with the IGS Council to determine whether it may count towards the major.