B.A. International Gobal 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 Relations

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
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
EC 2301Introductory Macroeconomic Theory3
PO 1314Introduction to Global Affairs3
PO 3361International Relations Theory3
Select one of the following:3
International Economics
International Political Economy
Select one of the following in International Politics:3
Topics in Intl/Comp Politics
European Politics
Latin American Politics
Middle Eastern Politics
Nations in Transition
Asian Politics
African Politics
Select one of the following in International Commerce:3
International Economics
World Economic Geography
Economic Growth & Development
Inter-American Economic Problems
Public Sector Economics
US Business in an Independent World
The Business Environment of the Americas
The Business Environment of Asia
Business Environment of Europe
International Political Economy
Select one of the following in Advanced History:3
Twentieth Century America
History of United States Foreign Policy
U. S. Military History
Advanced History HS 43XX/5XXX
Select two of the following in Major Electives:6
Topics in Intl/Comp Politics
European Politics
Latin American Politics
Middle Eastern Politics
Nations in Transition
Asian Politics
African Politics
International Economics
World Economic Geography
Economic Growth & Development
Inter-American Economic Problems
Public Sector Economics
US Business in an Independent World
The Business Environment of the Americas
The Business Environment of Asia
Business Environment of Europe
International Political Economy
Twentieth Century America
History of United States Foreign Policy
U. S. Military History
Advanced History HS 43XX/5XXX
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 PO 2310 or PO 2311 or iSkills test with 250 or higher.
Total Semester Hours120
1

All St. Mary’s Core SMC 13XX "Reflection" courses must be completed before registering for SMC 23XX "Practice" courses.

2

Grade of “C” or better is required.  International students may be required to take EN 1313 to fulfill this requirement.

3

This degree requires 2311 and 2312 or sophomore level in a Foreign Language whether or not it was previously studied.

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 13XX3Foreign Language3
EN 13113Science3
Foreign Language3Speech3
PO 13143EC 23013
ND 01010 
 15 15
Second Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 13XX3SMC 23XX3
SMC 13XX3SMC 23XX3
Mathematics3History3
Theology3Fine Arts3
PO 33613EC 3310 or PO 43683
Elective3Elective3
 18 18
Third Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 23XX3SMC 23XX3
Literature3SMC 43013
International Commerce3Advanced History3
International Politics3Major Elective3
Major Elective3Elective3
 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