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International Studies Program

Foreign Language Requirement

Students majoring in International Studies must demonstrate knowledge of a foreign language equivalent to passing the intermediate level of college-level courses, which can be achieved through 16 credit hours of foreign language courses.

High school students who plan to major in International Studies at SIUE are highly recommended to complete at least three to four years of a foreign language.

New students at SIUE with an interest in International Studies as well as community college students who want to transfer to SIUE’s International Studies program should plan to take four semesters of foreign language coursework prior to declaring the International Studies major.

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