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Core requirements for all International Affairs majors regardless of concentration

Core Requirements: 36 credit hours

Anthropology (6 credit hours)

  • ANT 102: Introduction to Anthropology, Diversity of Cultures and one of the following:
  • ANT 120: Religions of the World
  • ANT 245: Sex and Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective
  • ANT 249: Religion and Violence
  • ANT 256: Ethnic Conflict
  • ANT 441: People and Cultures of the Pacific Islands
  • ANT 454: Cultures and Societies of the Middle East
  • ANT 458: Anthropology of War
  • ANT 461: Islamic Fundamentalism
  • ANT 464: Cultural Ecology
  • ANT 465: Political Anthropology
  • ANT 466: Economic Anthropology
  • ANT 467: Peasant Studies
  • ANT 470: Religion and Politics
  • GEO 100: World Geography
  • GEO 201: Introduction to Human Geography
  • GEO 275: Geography of Globalization

Canadian Studies (6 credit hours)

  • CAN 101: Introduction to Canadian Studies and one of the following:
  • CAN 401: Readings in Canadian Studies
  • ANT 173: Archeology of American Colonization
  • ANT 422: Folklore of Maine and the Maritime Provinces
  • ANT 372: North American Prehistory
  • ANT 474: Artifacts of Colonial America
  • ARH 268: Canadian Art
  • ECO 340: The Canadian Economy: Issues and Policies
  • ECO 343: North American Economic Integration
  • ENG 236: Canadian Literature
  • ENG 436: Topics in Canadian Literature
  • FRE 350: Multicultural Readings in French
  • FRE 397: French (May Term)
  • FRE 442: French Language of North America
  • FRE 463: Quebec Poetry
  • FRE 464: Quebec Theatre
  • FRE 465: North American French Novel
  • GEO 349: Early Modern North America in Atlantic Perspective
  • ERS 110: Coastal Geology of New England and the Canadian Maritimes
  • HTY 459: Colonial Canada
  • HTY 460: Modern Canada
  • POS 243: Canadian Government and Politics
  • POS 344: Public Policy in Canada
  • POS 372: Canadian Foreign Policy
  • POS 496: International Affairs Internship (in Canada)

History

  • HTY 241: History of Globalization, 1900-Present and one of the following:
  • HTY 106: History of European Civilization II
  • HTY 107: East Asian Civilization I
  • HTY 108: South and Southeast Asian Civilization
  • HTY 110: Introduction to Modern Latin America
  • HTY 112: Introduction to Africa

Modern Languages

  • Any two 300- and 400- level courses meet the core requirement.  MLC courses taught in English do not qualify.

Political Science

  • POS 120: Introduction to World Politics and one of the following:
  • INA 201: Topics in International Affairs
  • POS 241: Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • POS 243: Canadian Government and Politics
  • POS 273: International Relations
  • POS 335: Democratic Governments of Western Europe
  • POS 336: Government and Politics in Russia
  • POS 337: Government and Politics in Eurasia
  • POS 374: American Foreign Policy
  • POS 467: African Politics

Women’s Studies

  • WST 101: Introduction to Women’s Studies and one of the following:
  • WST 340: Women and Globalization
  • WST 371: Immigration, Women and Society
 


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