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International Studies Program


Core Courses

Students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies at SIUE complete the following core courses:

  • INTS 200 Essentials of International Studies
    The course is designed to introduce students to the interdisciplinary character of international studies and to acquaint them with the major trends and themes in global affairs today. International studies topics are approached from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.
  • GEOG 201 World Regions
    This course offers a survey of major world areas in terms of population, settlement, and related human occupancy patterns.
  • POLS 370 Introduction to International Relations
    The course provides an overview of the past and current nation-state system, addressing power, national interests, foreign policy processes, war, international law and organizations, global problems and prospects
  • INTS 499 International Studies Senior Assignment
    The course is designed to provide a capstone experience for the students in the interdisciplinary major of International Studies. It provides an opportunity to conduct research on an International Studies topic selected by the student, connected to a concentration area and linking specific disciplinary and geographic foci.

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