International Studies (IS)

International Studies (IS)

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IS 2200 Simulation: 1 semester hour.

Preparation for, and participation in, a simulation of international affairs. Required for International Studies majors and minors. May be repeated for up to 2 credits. F, S

IS 2202 The World Today:Introduction to Global Issues: 3 semester hours.

This course takes a thematic approach to highlight major Global issues including health, politics, sports, terrorism, women's empowerment, human rights, science, technology, poverty, etc., and how various regions of the world have responded to the stress and storm that often characterize these life challenges with particular focus on the past two decades. Students will critically analyze how cultural, social, economic, and/or environmental exchanges between people from different regions interact in our globalized world today. Satisfies Objective 9 of the General Education Requirements. F, S, Su

IS 2203 Introduction to International Organizations: 3 semester hours.

This course takes a thematic approach to introduce students to international organizations (IOs), their formation, legal foundations, functions, operations, and performances. The approach to the course will be multidisciplinary and will present students with interdisciplinary perspectives. The course will evaluate the role of IOs in facilitating cooperation, resolving conflicts, and solving externality problems among member nations. Partially satisfies Objective 6 of the General Education Requirements. F, S, Su

IS 2299 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hours.

This course is not described in the catalog. The course title and number of credits are announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times. May be repeated.

IS 3300 Travel and Study Abroad: 3-6 semester hours.

Travel and study abroad through student exchange programs and other supervised experience. PREREQ: Approval of the Director of International Studies. F, S, Su

IS 3301 Seminar International Studies: 1-3 semester hours.

Selected topics of international interest. May be repeated for up to 6 credits. D

IS 3350 International Symposium: 1 semester hour.

Active participation in organizing the annual Frank Church Symposium for International Affairs, and attendance at the sessions. May be repeated for up to 8 credits. F, S

IS 3399 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hours.

This course is not described in the catalog. The course title and number of credits are announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times. May be repeated.

IS 4400 Simulation: 1 semester hour.

Preparation for, and participation in, a simulation of international affairs. Required for International Studies majors and minors. May be repeated for up to 2 credits. F, S

IS 4493 Senior Thesis: 4 semester hours.

International Studies majors will write and present a senior thesis under direction of one of the faculty affiliated with the International Studies Program. F, S

IS 4499 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hours.

This course is not described in the catalog. The course title and number of credits are announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times.

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