Major: International Studies

Concentration: Middle East-African Studies
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Foundation (3 credits)
SELECT 1 FROM THE FOLLOWING:
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)

    POLICY ON DOUBLE-COUNTING
  • 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. Students in this major must demonstrate competency at the intermediate level in a spoken language other than English. This requirement is usually met by completing the intermediate-level course sequence (Intermediate I and II) in Chinese, French or Spanish, which are the three languages taught consistently at UNF through the intermediate level. Other options are available, however, including for those with existing proficiency. For the full policy on this requirement, see https://goo.gl/hcs7ts
SELECT 2 BEGINNING / 2 INTERMEDIATE
Major Requirements (21 credits)
Requires grades of C or above.
INS3003 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)
SELECT 1 FROM THE FOLLOWING:
  • CPO 4014 Comparative Politics: Frameworks for Analysis (3 Credits)
    Prereq: CPO 2002
  • INR 4603 International Relations: Frameworks of Analysis (3 Credits)
    Prereq: INR 2002
SELECT 1 FROM THE FOLLOWING:
  • 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 INS3003 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
Students in this major must complete an international educational experience that involves at least three hours of academic credit. This requirement is usually met through the participation in a study abroad program or an internship with an international focus. All activities must be approved in advance by the program director. Completion of this requirement is marked on a student's transcript through registration in the 0-credit course INS 3950 during the semester of the activity in question. For the full policy on this requirement, see https://goo.gl/WWHE4E
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 the list in the COAS Advising Office each semester.
SELECT 4 COURSES FROM THE FOLLOWING:
  • AFH 3252 War, Genocide, and HIV (3 credits)
  • AFH 3450 South Africa (3 credits)
  • ANT 4352 Peoples & Cultures of Africa (3 credits)
  • ASH 3223 Middle East (3 credits)
  • CPO 3213 Politics & Society in Sub-Saharan Africa (3 credits)
  • INS 4905 Directed Independent Study (3 credits)
  • INS 4941 International Studies Internship (3 credits)
  • REL 3607 Selected Topics in Jewish Studies (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.)