COURSES OF STUDY
IS 499 or IS 493 Senior Research Project in International Studies
At least five units in the major must be at the 300 level or above.
Languages not offered by Birmingham-Southern College and taken
through the BACHE consortium may satisfy the foreign language
requirement. These units must be at the 200 level or above and receive
prior approval of the program coordinator and the International Studies
Students who major in international studies and a modern foreign
language, or those students with a demonstrated fluency in another
language may complete four additional units in the area of concentration
instead of the required language units. Substituting area of concentration
units for language units must receive prior approval of the program
coordinator and the International Studies Committee.
Courses in International Studies
IS 100 Introduction to International Studies (1)
An introduction to a range of international studies topics including
culture and communication, economics and politics, health, migration
IS 101 Pre-Departure Topics For Study Abroad (½)
A required preparation for study abroad emphasizing experiential
learning, class presentations, and individual research. Successful
completion required for students to earn credit for study abroad.
Prerequisite: consent. Fall, Spring.
IS 293, 393, 493 Independent Study in International Studies (½ or 1)
Directed study for advanced students in the major. Coursework will
include directed readings and inquiry into selected areas in international
studies. Upon invitation, qualified students may register for this course.
Specific guidelines concerning independent study projects appear in the
Individualized Study section of this catalog.
IS 298, 398, 498 Teaching Experience in International Studies (½ or 1)
A teaching experience course. Upon invitation, qualified students
may register for this course. Specific guidelines concerning teaching
experiences appear in the Individualized Study section of this catalog.
IS 473, 474 Selected Topics (1)
Selected topics in International Studies. Topics vary according to student
interest and faculty interest and availability. Prerequisite: consent.