B.A. International and Global Studies - Economic and Trade Affairs Track

BA in International and Global Studies Degree Plan - Economic and Trade Affairs track (120 Hours )
Core Requirements (45 hours)
First Year Seminar3
First Year Seminar
Freshmen Composition I3
Rhetoric and Composition
EN 1313 for international students
Literature3
Any EN 23XX literature course
History3
Any 1000, 2000, or 3000-level HS course (SMC 1301 will meet this requirement)
Social Science6
Select two from the following: BA 1301, CJ 1301, CPH 1301, EC 2301, ED 2330, HU 3300, HU 3303, PO 1311, PO 1312, PO 2312, PO 2302, PS 1301, PS 2310, PS 2355, PS 2363, PS 2337, SC 1311, SC 2321, SC 2371, 3 hrs. of Communication Studies (CM 1341, CM 2333, CM 2334) (SMC 1313 and SMC 2302 will meet this requirement)
Mathematics3
MT 1303 recommended (minimum grade of C)
Natural or Physical Sciences3
Fine Arts3
AR 1300, AR 1301, AR 1311, AR 1312, AR 2301, AR 2321, AR 2361, AR 2362, AR 3331, AR 3351, AR 3381, AR 3392, 3 hrs. DM, 3 hrs. of MU (SMC 2303 will meet this requirement)
Foreign Language and International Engagement 6
This requirement is satisfied through one of four ways: 1) One 3-hour course in any language at the 3000 level or above, with a grade of B or better; 2) Two courses (1311 and 1312) in a language not previously studied; 3) Two courses (2311 and 2312) in a language previously studied at the high school or college level; 4) Qualifying scores on an AP or CLEP exam, or both the ACTFL OPI and WPT exams
Philosophy - Self3
Intro to Philosophy
(SMC 1311 will meet this requirement)
Philosophy - Ethics3
Foundations of Ethics
(SMC 2301 will meet this requirement)
Theology - God3
Introduction to Theology
(SMC 1314 will meet this requirement)
Intermediate Theology3
Any TH 33xx course
International and Global Studies - Economic and Trade Affairs track (36 hours)
IGS Core (24 hours)24
Introduction to International and Global Studies
Introductory Microeconomic Theory
Historical Analysis: World History since 1500
History of United States Foreign Policy
U. S. Military History
Introduction to Global Affairs
International Relations Theory
Languages and their Peoples
Language and Culture
Research Seminar in International and Global Studies
IGS Advanced Electives (12 hours)
EC 3310International Economics3
IB 3321US Business in an Interdependent World3
PO 4368International Political Economy3
Advanced Electives with a practical and/or International/ Global Emphasis on Economics or Trade - select one:3
Electives (39 hours)39
An elective can be any course taken from any discipline.
Students can use these hours to pursue certificates, minors, or second majors.
Total Semester Hours120

This is a recommended degree plan subject to changes. Please meet with your advisor on a regular basis.

First Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
First Year Seminar3Social Science3
Freshmen Composition I3Mathematics3
Foreign Language I3Foreign Language II3
IGS 13013PO 33613
PO 13143HS 23223
 15 15
Second Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
PL 13013TH 13013
Social Science3Literature3
History (Core)3AN 33123
EC 23033Advanced Elective for IGS Major3
General Elective (or 2311-level Foreign language)3General Elective (or 2312-level Foreign language)3
 15 15
Third Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
PL 23013Intermediate Theology 3
Fine Arts3Natural or Physical Sciences3
Advanced Elective for IGS Major3HS 3305 History of U.S. Foreign Policy or HS 3314 U.S. Military History3
Advanced Elective for IGS Major3Advanced Elective for IGS Major3
General Elective3General Elective3
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
IGS 53993General Elective3
General Elective3General Elective3
General Elective3General Elective3
General Elective3General Elective3
General Elective3General Elective3
 15 15
Total Semester Hours 120