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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

International Studies (INST)


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The International Studies (INST) Program provides opportunities for students to gain and demonstrate knowledge and understanding of world cultures and issues in a broad context as well as specific skills in a selected area, discipline or field. The INST Program is designed to provide the individual with a comprehensive understanding of the intellectual and structural foundations of globalization, and to work in an international context. Students will learn how to think critically, understand different viewpoints and cultures and how to act responsibly as global citizens. The INST Program will better prepare students to be competitive in today’s interconnected world and global economy.

INST Program Requirements: 18 hours as follows:

  • INST 101 - Intro to International Studies - 3 hours
  • INST 102 - Global Interaction Skills - 3 hours
  • World Languages - Two semester sequence of a World Language (non-native language of student) - 6-8 hours
    • Arabic
    • Chinese
    • French
    • German
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • Polish
    • Portuguese
    • Russian
    • Spanish
    • Tagalog
  • Remaining hours to be selected from the “International Content Courses (INST) ” list

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