Major: International Studies

Concentration: Latin American 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 the list in the COAS Advising Office each semester.
  • ANT 3340 Anthropology of West Indies (3 Credits)
  • CPO 3351 Politics & Society in Brazil (3 Credits)
  • INR 3248 US Caribbean/Central America Relations (3 Credits)
  • INS 4905 Directed Independent Study (3 Credits)
  • INS 4XXX International Studies Internship (3 Credits)
  • ECS 3403 Current Issues in Eco of Latin America (3 Credits)
  • LAH 3300 Modern Latin America (3 Credits)
  • LAH 3736 Modern Latin America History Through Film (3 Credits)
  • LAH 3932 Selected Topics: Latin American History (3 Credits)
  • LAH 3955 Latin America Abroad (3 Credits)
  • LAH 4932 Seminar: Latin American History (3 Credits)
  • LAS 3020 Peoples & Cultures of the Caribbean (3 Credits)
  • LAS 3031 Peoples & Cultures of the Southern Cone (3 Credits)
  • LAS 3280 Issues in Modern Brazilian Culture (3 Credits)
  • LAS 3310 Peoples & Cultures of Mexico (3 Credits)
  • LAS 3930 Cultures of Latin America (3 Credits)
  • SPN 3501 Hispanic Culture (3 Credits)
  • SPN 4541 Advanced Studies in Hispanic Culture (3 Credits)
  • SPW 3030 Interpreting Hispanic Literature (3 Credits)
  • SPW 3130 Spanish American Literature to Modernismo (3 Credits)
  • SPW 3131 Spanish American Literature from Modernismo to Present (3 Credits)
  • SPN 3351 Communication and Communities for Heritage Speakers of Spanish (3 Credits)
  • SPW 4394 Ibero-American Film (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.)