Major: International Studies

Concentration: Asian Studies
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Foundation (3 credits)
INR 2002 Introduction to International Relations and CPO 2002 Introduction to Compartative Politics are not prerequisites to the major itself, but are the respective prerequisites for INR4603 International Relations: Frameworks of Analysis and CPO 4014 Comparative Politics: Frameworks for Analysis, one of which students must take as a major requirement.
  • INR 2002 Introduction to International Relations (3 Credits)
  • CPO 2002 Introduction to Comparative Politics (3 Credits)

  • No more than 12 upper level credit hours toward this major can be used to complete another major or minor.
Requisites (14 credits)
Requires grades of C or above.

Foreign language proficiency is required. Students should have foreign language proficiency or CLEP equivalent to 2 beginning-level 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:

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 (21 credits)
Requires grades of C or above.
INS3XXX Intro to International Studies
ANT3212 (CD)(FC)Peoples/Cultures World (3 Credits)
ECO3701 CD-Contemporary Intl Eco (3 Credits)
GEO3553 Cultural Dimensions of Eco Geo (3 Credits)
  • CPO 4014 Comparative Politics: Frameworks for Analysis (3 Credits)
    Prereq: CPO 2002
  • INR 4603 International Relations: Frameworks of Analysis (3 Credits)
    Prereq: INR 2002
  • ANT 4083 Quantitative Methods in Anthropology (3 credits)
  • ANT 4497 Ethnographic Methods (3 credits)
  • HIS 3051 The Craft of the Historian (3 credits)
  • POS 3733 Research Design for Political Scientists (3 Credits)
  • GIS 3043 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3 Credits)
INS4930 International Studies Sr. Sem
Prereqs: Senior standing and satisfactory completion of INS3XXX Introduction to International Studies and the program's core courses: ANT3212, ECO3701, GEO3553, CPO4014 or INR4603, and ANT4083 or ANT4497 or HIS3051 or POS3733 or GIS3043
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)
International Ed. Experience
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.
G. Successful completion of a military duty abroad (UNF ROTC / Veteran / Active)
Major Electives (12 credits)
Thematic or regional studies area.
For additional courses check with the list in the COAS Advising Office each semester.
  • ANT4362 Peoples & Cultures of Southeast Asia (3 Credits)
  • ASH 3337 Gandhi/Modern India (3 Credits)
  • ASH 3401 Contemporary China (3 Credits)
  • ASH 3404 Modern China (3 Credits)
  • ASH 3440 Japanese Civilization (3 Credits)
  • ASH 3620 Asian Art & Culture (3 Credits)
  • ASH 3932 Selected Topics: Asian History (3 Credits)
  • ASH 4934 Seminar: Asian History (3 Credits)
  • ASN 3106 Women and Gender in East Asia (3 Credits)
  • CHI 3930 Special Topics in Chinese (3 Credits)
  • CHT 3500 Chinese Culture (3 Credits)
  • INS 4905 Directed Independent Study (3 Credits)
  • INS 4XXX International Studies Internship (3 Credits)
  • LIT 3193 Literature of the East (3 Credits)
  • PHH 3811 Philosophy of Zen Buddhism (3 Credits)
  • PHH 3820 Chinese Philosophy (3 Credits)
  • PHH 3860 Japanese Philosophy (3 Credits)
  • PHI 3664 Ethics East & West (3 Credits)
  • PHI 3931 East & West: Selected Topics (3 Credits)
  • REL 3310 Asian Religions (3 Credits)
  • REL 3330 Religions of India (3 Credits)
  • PHH 3XXX Philosophies of India (3 Credits)
  • PHH 3810 Introduction od Buddhism (3 Credits)
  • PHH 4821 Confucianism (3 Credits)
  • PHI 3932 Special Topics in Asian Thought and Practice (3 Credits)
Minor Required
A minor is required for this major.* (Credits will vary)
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 credit hours 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.)