Major: International Studies
Concentration: Middle East-African Studies
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Foreign Language (8 credits)
Requires grades of C or above.
SELECT 1 LANGUAGE SEQUENCE
Complete one sequence of two semesters beginning-level language (such as FRE 1120 Beginning French I and FRE 1121 Beginning French II) with a grade of C or higher:
CHI FRE GER JPN POR RUS SPN
Requisites (6 credits)
Requires grades of C or above.
SELECT 2 INTERMEDIATE LANGUAGE

Foreign language proficiency is required. Students should have foreign language proficiency or CLEP equivalent to 2 beginning-level (see Foreign Language area) and 2 intermediate-level languages (in the same language). Students may satisfy the foreign language requirement by attaining proficiency equal to that associated with completion of intermediate level courses (2000 level or above) or completion of 6 semester hours beyond the above mentioned College requirement of an 8 hour introductory sequence in any foreign language.

Select 2 intermediate courses in foreign language:
CHI FRE GER JPN POR RUS SPN

Students already proficient in two languages should take additional upper-division language courses in place of the intermediate-level language courses. Students may petition the Program Director for permission to substitute two major electives (if upper-division courses are not available in the appropriate language) or beginning- level language courses (if students wish to begin studying a new language) in place of the intermediate-level language course requisites.
Major Requirements (15 credits)
Requires grades of C or above.
ANT3212 (CD)(FC)Peoples/Cultures World (3 Credits)
ECO3701 CD-Contemporary Intl Eco (3 Credits)
GEO3553 Cultural Dimensions of Eco Geo (3 Credits)
SELECT 1 FROM THE FOLLOWING:
  • CPO 4014 Comparative Politics: Frameworks for Analysis
    Prereq: CPO 2002
  • INR 4603 International Relations: Frameworks of Analysis
    Prereq: INR 2002
SELECT 1 FROM THE FOLLOWING:
  • ANT 4083 Quantitative Methods in Anthropology
  • ANT 4497 Ethnographic Methods
  • HIS 3051 The Craft of the Historian
  • POS 3713 Political Inquiry & Analysis
International Educational Experience
All majors must complete an approved (meaning approval by the program director) international experience from one of the following options:
INR3950 Int'l Educ Experience (0 Credits)
A. Successful completion of an UNF sponsored study abroad program.
B. Successful completion of another university sponsored study abroad program.
C. Successful completion of a student exchange program abroad.
D. Successful completion of a language study abroad program.
E. Successful completion of an internship program abroad.
F. Successful completion of a United States based international experience.
Capstone Seminar (3 credits)
INR4930 Capstone Seminar: Intl Studies (3 Credits)
Prereqs: Senior standing and satisfactory completion of the program's core courses:
ANT 3212, ECO 3701, GEO 3553, CPO 4014 or INR 4603, and ANT 4083 or ANT 4497 or HIS 3051 or POS 3713
Major Electives (9 credits)
Thematic or regional studies area.
For additional courses check the list in the COAS Advising Office each semester.
SELECT 3 COURSES FROM THE FOLLOWING:
  • AFH 3450 South Africa
  • ANT 4352 Peoples & Cultures of Africa
  • ASH 3223 Middle East
  • CPO 3213 Politics & Society in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • INR 4905 Directed Independent Study
  • FOT 3552 Women of the Muslim-Arab World
  • REL 3607 Selected Topics in Jewish Studies
Minor Required
A minor is required for this major.*
The minor must be selected from the list of approved minors, including those outside the college of the major.
See List of Minors in the Undergraduate Catalog. Minors are generally completed during the last 60 hrs of your program. Your minor may require prerequisites, so choosing a minor early is beneficial. See your advisor to declare a minor.
*(Double majors are exempt from a minor.)
Free Electives (4 credits)
SELECT 4 HRS FREE ELECTIVES 3000/4000
This degree requires a minimum of 120 total hours with 48 upper (3000/4000) level hours. Free electives may be courses in any discipline (provided the required prerequisites are met) and they are the hours needed to satisfy the total hour requirement. These hours may vary (consult your advisor about free elective hours needed to graduate).