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Non-Western Culture: International studies overlay

Purpose: to equip students better to become citizens of a world where the most important problems are unavoidably defined in international terms and to understand cultures of the world outside the Western tradition.

A student must take one course of which at least half is devoted to: economic, political, and social relations or interactions between or among different countries, in which the major focus is upon the interdependency of nations of the modern world; or contemporary features or historical traditions of non-Western cultures (excluding those dealing primarily with Greek, Roman, Western European, or North American experience).

Students may satisfy the international studies requirement at the same time they satisfy requirements in the major, in the humanities, or the social sciences. These courses qualify:

Anthropology—ANTH 200, 204, 220, 260, 505, 508, 511, 512, 515, 516, 517, 536, 545, 550, 604, 618, 630, 634, 673, or 676
Communication Studies—COMM 480, 756, or 780
Economics—ECON 505, 507, 536, 681, or 682
English—ENGL 580
Geography—GEOG 100, 200, 201, 505, 620, 622, 640, 650, or 715
History—HIST 112, 250, 303, 330, 332, 501, 504, 505, 509, 510, 514, 543, 544, 545, 560, 561, 562, 576, 577, 578, 591, 592, 593, or 598
Journalism and Mass Communications—MC 662 or 725
Management—MANGT 690
Marketing—MKTG 544
Modern Languages—Any Level 4 or above language course in French, German, and Spanish, including translation courses
Political Science—POLSC 333, 505, 511, 541, 543, 545, 622, 623, 624, 626, 627, 629, 643, 645, 647, 651, 652, 653, or 655
Sociology—SOCIO 363, 505, 507, 522, 535, 618, or 742
Women’s Studies—WOMST 380 or 580
Students may use the fourth course in a single foreign language sequence (other than Latin) to satisfy the international studies overlay requirement.