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2019-2020 Catalog
International Studies: Foreign Language & Culture (Bachelor of Arts)

Program Description for International Studies

Major: International Studies Concentration: Foreign Language & Culture 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. 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


Major Requirements (21 credits)

Requires grades of C or above.

INS3003 Intro to Intl Studies (3 Credits)

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 Intl Studies Sen Res Semi (3 Credits)

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

INR3950 Int'l Educ Experience (0 Credits)

Major Electives (12 credits)

Thematic or regional studies area.
For additional courses check the list in the COAS Advising Office each semester.


  • ANT 3243 Comparative Muslim Cultures (3 credits)
  • ANT 3610 Linguistic Anthropology (3 credits)
  • CHI 3930 Special Topics in Chinese (3 credits)
  • CHT 3500 Chinese Culture (3 credits)3828 International Film
  • COM 4430 International Communication (3 credits)
  • FIL 3828 International Film Survey(3 credits)
  • FIL 4822 French Cinema (3 credits)
  • FIL 4843 Asain Cinema (3 credits)
  • FIL 4848 World Cinema and the Cross-Cultural Encounter (3 credits)
  • FIL 4933 Topics in Foreign Language Cinema
  • FOL 3930 Special Topics in Foreign Language (3 credits)
  • FOL 3953 Advanced Foreign Language Study Abroad (3 credits)
  • FOT 3931 Studies of Foreign Culture (3 credits)
  • FRE 3350 Reading French Lit and Culture (3 credits)
  • FRE 3430 French for Professions (3 credits)
  • FRE 3502 French and Francophone CUltures (3 credits)
  • FRE 4501 France Today (3 credits)
  • FRE 4930 Special Topics in French Culture (3 credits)
  • FRT 3800 French Translation Techniques (3 credits)
  • FRT 3550 Faces of France (3 credits)
  • FRW 3100 Survey of French Lit: Pre-19th Century (3 credits)
  • FRW 4930 Special Topics in French Literature (3 credits)
  • INS 4905 Directed Independent Study (3 credits)
  • LAH 3736 Mod Lat Am in Film (3 credits)
  • INS 4XXX International Studies Internship (3 credits)
  • LIT 4650 Comparative Literature (3 credits)
  • MMC2701 Communicating Across Cultures (3 credits)
  • SPN 3013 Spanish for Business (3 credits)
  • SPN 3501 Hispanic Culture (3 credits)
  • SPN 3036 Spanish for Health Professions (3 credits)
  • SPN 4541 Advanced Studies in Hispanic Culture(3 credits)
  • SPN 3860 Digital Textual Editing in Spanish (3 credits)
  • SPW 3030 Interpreting Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
  • SPW 3100 Spanish Literature from Middle Ages to 18th Century (3 credits)
  • SPW 3101 Spanish Literature from the 19th to the 21st Century (3 credits)
  • SPW 3130 Spanish American Literature to Modernismo (3 credits)
  • SPW 3131 Spanish American Literature from Modernismo to Present (3 credits)
  • SPW 4394 Ibero-American Film (3 credits)
  • REL 3102 Religion as Culture (3 credits)
  • PHM 3100 Social Philosophy (3 credits)
  • PHI 4420 Philosophy of Language (3 credits)
  • REL 3101 Religion and Popular Culture (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.)