B.A. International and Global Studies

Students in the program enter law school after completing their third year of undergraduate study. Students' first year of law school will complete the final 30 hours of the undergraduate program. Listed are the requirements for the Nelson Wolff Early Law Admission with a B.A. in International and Global Studies

St. Mary’s University Core 1
SMC 1301Foundations of Civilization3
SMC 1311Foundations of Reflection:Self3
SMC 1312Foundations of Reflection: Nature3
SMC 1313Foundations of Reflection: Others3
SMC 1314Foundations of Reflection: God3
SMC 2301Foundations of Practice: Ethics3
SMC 2302Foundations of Practice: Civic Engagement and Social Action3
SMC 2303Foundations of Practice:Fine Arts and Creative Process3
SMC 2304Foundations of Practice: Literature3
SMC 4301Capstone Seminar: Prospects for Community & Civilization3
School of Humanities and Social Sciences School Specific Core
Speech3
Select one of the following:
Fundamentals of Oral Communication
Business and Professional Communication
Rhetoric & Composition 23
Rhetoric and Composition
Mathematics3
Select one of the following:
Mathematical Logic for the Humanities
Mathematical Topics in the Social Sciences
College Algebra
Finite Mathematics
Calculus for Business
Precalculus
Calculus I
Foreign Language 36
Select one of the following in the first year:
6 hours of Second Year level (2311, 2312) in a language
12 hours of CLEP/AP credit
History3
Select one of the following:
Historical Analysis: U. S. History since 1877
Historical Analysis: Introduction to Latin American History
Historical Analysis: World History since 1500
Twentieth Century America
Science3
Select one of the following:
General Biology for Non-Majors
General Biology for Non-Majors II
Food & Nutrition I
Food & Nutrition II
Preparatory Chemistry
Chem Concepts & Applications
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
General Geology
Geology of Earth Resources
Geology of Energy Resources
Intro. Environmental Science
Physics Concepts & Application
Modern Astronomy
General Physics I
General Physics II
Theology3
Select one of the following:
Advanced Theology TH 33XX/43XX
Perspectives and Themes in History, Philosophy and/or Theology
Fine Arts3
Select one course from AR, DM, MU
Literature3
Select any EN 23XX literature course
International Relations Major Courses
IGS 1301Introduction to International and Global Studies3
EC 2303Introductory Microeconomic Theory3
AN 3312Language and Culture3
or LN 2300 Languages and their Peoples
HS 3347History of United States Foreign Policy3
PO 1314Introduction to Global Affairs3
PO 3361International Relations Theory3
IGS 5399Research Seminar in International and Global Studies3
International and Global Studies Advanced Electives/Tracks12
Select one of the following outlined below:
General Track (Advanced Electives)
Economic and Trade Affairs
Political and Cultural Affairs
Latin American Studies
Electives
Select five elective courses from any discipline: Sociology, Criminology, Political Science, Economics, or International Relations, or any minor.3
Law Courses
LW 6201Legal Research & Writing I2
LW 6280Property II2
LW 6275Torts II2
LW 6311Property I3
LW 6341Criminal Law3
LW 6375Torts I3
LW 6440Constitutional Law4
LW 6477Federal Civil Procedure I4
LW 6601Legal Research & Writing II2
LW 6641Contracts II2
LW 6741Contracts I3
Proficiency in Information Technology and Information Literacy
For this major, this requirement will be fulfilled by successfully completing IGS 5399.
Total Semester Hours126

General Track (Advanced Elective)

General Track (Advanced Electives)
International Economics, Business or Trade Advance Elective3
Select one of the following
World Economic Geography
International Economics
Economic Growth & Development
Inter-American Economic Problems
Economic Thought
Money and Banking
Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
Economic of Natural Resources and Environment
Selected Topics in Economics
US Business in an Interdependent World
International Political Economy
Advanced History Elective3
Select one of the following
History of Latin America- United States Relations
The Spanish/Mexican/U.S. Borderlands in North America
Modern Mexico
Topics in Latin American History
Contemporary Europe
The History of Spain
The Middle East, The Near East and The West
History of Ethnicity and Race
History of the Far East
A Global History of Warfare
Advanced Political Science Elective3
Select one of the following
Topics in Intl/Comp Politics
European Politics
Latin American Politics
Middle Eastern Politics
Nations in Transition
Asian Politics
African Politics
Causes of War
Conflict Resolution Theory
Sustainable Human Development
Ethics in International Relations
Identity Religion and International Conflict
International Political Economy
World Security Problems
US Foreign Policy
Advanced Major Elective3
Select one of the following
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
Language and Culture
World Economic Geography
International Economics
Economic Growth & Development
Inter-American Economic Problems
Economic Thought
Money and Banking
Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
Economic of Natural Resources and Environment
Selected Topics in Economics
World Religions
International and Global Studies Internship
Directed Readings & Research
International and Global Studies Internship
History of Latin America- United States Relations
The Spanish/Mexican/U.S. Borderlands in North America
Modern Mexico
Topics in Latin American History
The Ancient Near East
Ancient Rome
Medieval Europe
Renaissance and Reformation
Contemporary Europe
The History of Spain
The Middle East, The Near East and The West
History of Ethnicity and Race
Violence in Pre-Modern Europe
Topics in European History
History of Christianity
History of the Far East
A Global History of Warfare
Topics in World History
The Power of the Past: Introduction to Public History
US Business in an Interdependent World
Internat'l Economics
Special Stud in Internat'l Bus
International Finance
Internat'l Marketing
Managing in Cross-Culture Envi
International Management
The Business Environment of the Americas
The Business Environment of Asia
Business Environment of Europe
Compar Legal Environ if NAFTA
International Accounting & Taxation
Global Market Research
Internship in Intl Business
Languages and their Peoples
Brazilian Culture & Civilization
Gender & Sexuality in Brazilian Culture
Brazilian, Portuguese, and Luso-African Short Story
Survey of Luso Brazilian Lit
Luso-Brazilian Cinema and Literature
Advanced Communication Skills in Portuguese
Portuguese Lang for the Prof
Topics in Portuguese
Latin American Popular Culture
Latin American Women Writers
Culture & Civilization of Spain
Spanish Short Story
Main Currents of Spanish Poetry
Spanish Language for the Professions
Topics in Spanish
Language Variation and Dialectology of Spanish
History of the Spanish Language
Culture & Civilization of Latin America
Culture & Civilization of Mexico
Survey of Spanish Literature I: Origins to 1700
Survey of Spanish II- 1700s to Present
Survey of Spanish-American Literature
Survey of Spanish-American Literature II
Spanish-American Prose Fiction
Latin American Literary Essay
Latin American Cinema
Golden Age Prose Fiction
Don Quijote and the novela caballeresca
Golden Age Drama
Political Research Methodology
Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis
Topics in Intl/Comp Politics
European Politics
Latin American Politics
Middle Eastern Politics
Nations in Transition
Asian Politics
African Politics
Causes of War
Conflict Resolution Theory
Sustainable Human Development
Ethics in International Relations
Identity Religion and International Conflict
International Political Economy
World Security Problems
US Foreign Policy
Total Semester Hours12

Economic and Trade Affairs Track

Economics and Trade Affairs Track
EC 3310International Economics3
IB 3321US Business in an Interdependent World3
PO 4368International Political Economy3
or EC 4340 Selected Topics in Economics
Advanced Major Elective3
Select one of the following
World Economic Geography
Economic Growth & Development
Inter-American Economic Problems
Economic Thought
Money and Banking
Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
Economic of Natural Resources and Environment
Econometrics
Selected Topics in Economics
International and Global Studies Internship
Directed Readings & Research
International and Global Studies Internship
Modern Mexico
The History of Spain
The Middle East, The Near East and The West
Internat'l Economics
Special Stud in Internat'l Bus
International Finance
Internat'l Marketing
Managing in Cross-Culture Envi
International Management
The Business Environment of the Americas
The Business Environment of Asia
Business Environment of Europe
Compar Legal Environ if NAFTA
International Accounting & Taxation
Global Market Research
Internship in Intl Business
Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis
Sustainable Human Development
International Political Economy
Total Semester Hours12

Latin American Studies Track

Latin American Studies Track
Advanced History or Political Science Elective3
Select one of the following
Historical Analysis: Introduction to Latin American History
History of Latin America- United States Relations
The Spanish/Mexican/U.S. Borderlands in North America
Modern Mexico
Topics in Latin American History
Latin American Politics
Advanced Language Elective3
Select one of the following
Gender & Sexuality in Brazilian Culture
Brazilian, Portuguese, and Luso-African Short Story
Survey of Luso Brazilian Lit
Luso-Brazilian Cinema and Literature
Advanced Communication Skills in Portuguese
Portuguese Lang for the Prof
Topics in Portuguese
Latin American Popular Culture
Latin American Women Writers
Spanish Short Story
Main Currents of Spanish Poetry
Spanish Language for the Professions
Topics in Spanish
Language Variation and Dialectology of Spanish
History of the Spanish Language
Culture & Civilization of Latin America
Culture & Civilization of Mexico
Survey of Spanish II- 1700s to Present
Survey of Spanish-American Literature
Survey of Spanish-American Literature II
Spanish-American Prose Fiction
Latin American Literary Essay
Latin American Cinema
Advanced Major Elective6
Select one of the following
Inter-American Economic Problems
World Religions
International and Global Studies Internship
Directed Readings & Research
International and Global Studies Internship
Historical Analysis: Introduction to Latin American History
History of Latin America- United States Relations
The Spanish/Mexican/U.S. Borderlands in North America
Modern Mexico
Topics in Latin American History
The History of Spain
The Business Environment of the Americas
Brazilian Culture & Civilization
Gender & Sexuality in Brazilian Culture
Brazilian, Portuguese, and Luso-African Short Story
Survey of Luso Brazilian Lit
Luso-Brazilian Cinema and Literature
Advanced Communication Skills in Portuguese
Portuguese Lang for the Prof
Topics in Portuguese
Latin American Popular Culture
Latin American Women Writers
Culture & Civilization of Spain
Spanish Short Story
Main Currents of Spanish Poetry
Spanish Language for the Professions
Topics in Spanish
Language Variation and Dialectology of Spanish
History of the Spanish Language
Culture & Civilization of Latin America
Culture & Civilization of Mexico
Survey of Spanish II- 1700s to Present
Survey of Spanish-American Literature
Survey of Spanish-American Literature II
Spanish-American Prose Fiction
Latin American Literary Essay
Latin American Cinema
Latin American Politics
Total Semester Hours12

Political and Cultural Affairs Track

Political and Cultural Affairs Track
Advanced Anthropology Elective3
Select one of the following
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
Language and Culture
Advanced History Elective3
Select one of the following
History of Latin America- United States Relations
The Spanish/Mexican/U.S. Borderlands in North America
Modern Mexico
Topics in Latin American History
Contemporary Europe
The History of Spain
The Middle East, The Near East and The West
History of Ethnicity and Race
History of the Far East
A Global History of Warfare
Advanced Political Science Elective3
Select one of the following
Topics in Intl/Comp Politics
European Politics
Latin American Politics
Middle Eastern Politics
Nations in Transition
Asian Politics
African Politics
International Political Economy
World Security Problems
US Foreign Policy
Advanced Major Elective3
Select one of the following
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
Language and Culture
World Religions
International and Global Studies Internship
Directed Readings & Research
International and Global Studies Internship
History of Latin America- United States Relations
The Spanish/Mexican/U.S. Borderlands in North America
Modern Mexico
Topics in Latin American History
The Ancient Near East
Ancient Rome
Medieval Europe
Renaissance and Reformation
Contemporary Europe
The History of Spain
The Middle East, The Near East and The West
History of Ethnicity and Race
Violence in Pre-Modern Europe
Topics in European History
History of Christianity
History of the Far East
A Global History of Warfare
Topics in World History
The Power of the Past: Introduction to Public History
Languages and their Peoples
Brazilian Culture & Civilization
Gender & Sexuality in Brazilian Culture
Brazilian, Portuguese, and Luso-African Short Story
Survey of Luso Brazilian Lit
Luso-Brazilian Cinema and Literature
Advanced Communication Skills in Portuguese
Portuguese Lang for the Prof
Topics in Portuguese
Latin American Popular Culture
Latin American Women Writers
Culture & Civilization of Spain
Spanish Short Story
Main Currents of Spanish Poetry
Spanish Language for the Professions
Topics in Spanish
Language Variation and Dialectology of Spanish
History of the Spanish Language
Culture & Civilization of Latin America
Culture & Civilization of Mexico
Survey of Spanish Literature I: Origins to 1700
Survey of Spanish II- 1700s to Present
Survey of Spanish-American Literature
Survey of Spanish-American Literature II
Spanish-American Prose Fiction
Latin American Literary Essay
Latin American Cinema
Golden Age Prose Fiction
Don Quijote and the novela caballeresca
Golden Age Drama
Political Research Methodology
Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis
Topics in Intl/Comp Politics
European Politics
Latin American Politics
Middle Eastern Politics
Nations in Transition
Asian Politics
African Politics
Causes of War
Conflict Resolution Theory
Sustainable Human Development
Ethics in International Relations
Identity Religion and International Conflict
International Political Economy
World Security Problems
US Foreign Policy
Total Semester Hours12

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

First Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 13XX3SMC 13XX3
SMC 13XX323XX Foreign Language3
EN 13113Mathematics3
23XX Foreign Language3History3
IGS 13013PO 13143
ND 01010 
 15 15
Second Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 13XX3SMC 23XX3
SMC 13XX3SMC 23XX3
Literature3Science3
Speech3Theology3
EC 23033HS 33473
PO 33613General Elective3
 18 18
Third Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 23XX3SMC 43013
SMC 23XX3IGS 53993
AN 33123Fine Arts3
Advanced Elective3Advanced Elective3
Advanced Elective3Advanced Elective3
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
LW 63113LW 62802
LW 64774LW 66412
LW 67413LW 62752
LW 63753LW 64404
LW 62012LW 63413
 LW 66012
 15 15
Total Semester Hours 126