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International Development Studies Major Requirements

Required courses:

POLS 171

3 s.h.

ECON 110

3 s.h.

ACCT 100

3 s.h.

HIST 120 or ANTH 100

3 s.h.

Foreign Language or Statistical/Analytical Tools*


9sh of Foreign Language or


6sh of Foreign Language and one of the following courses: STAT 101, MATH 104, PHIL 103, POLS 200

9 s.h.

Select one course from each of the four categories

12 s.h.

POLS 230 or POLS 260


POLS 284 or POLS 283 or ECON 284


COMM 244 or COMM 254


ALS 273 or WMST 130


Upper Division Electives - must be from at least two subject areas*

6 s.h.

ALS/FREN 210, ALS/WHIS 215, ALS/WHIS 274, ALS 251, ANTH 227, ANTH 228, ANTH 229, ANTH 236, ECON 210, ECON 260, ECON 261, ECON 335, GEOG 210, GEOG 220, GEOG 225, GEOG 238, POLS 260, POLS 280, SOCL 231, SOCL 243, SOCL 243, SOCL 261, SOCL 262, SOCL 305


Capstone Seminar

3 s.h.

POLS 368



Total 42 s.h.

*Notes: 1) Student cannot test out of the foreign language requirement; however, students may test into a higher level foreign language course. Students must take all 6 or 9 foreign language credits in the same language unless the student has successfully completed 3 s.h. at the 300 level in one language and wishes to begin studying a new language. 2) Upper level social science electives selected with careful planning with the advisor. Usually electives should be in the social sciences, humanities, or business economics. Up to 6 s.h. can be from an approved internship or study abroad.

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