Study Abroad/International Experience
Notes on Program Requirements:
While students are encouraged to take 20 credits of one world language, they can take 12 credits of one world language and 8 credits of another world language.
If students take more than 20 credits of language courses, additional language courses can count towards the required 24 hours of IGS and IGS-cross listed courses.
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 four 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 8 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, ENG 491 : Capstone Seminar in English, EPP 450 : Research in Environmental Policy and Planning, GEO 450 : Research in Geography, HON 199: Honors Thesis, INS 400 : Senior Seminar/Capstone, and POS 440 : Political Science Capstone Experience.