One year (2 semesters) of one foreign language at the intermediate level or above POLS 221 ECON 101 ECON 102 ANTH 120 One of the following: HIST 102, HIST 240, HIST 245, HIST 246, HIST 247 Two of the following: POLS 128, POLS 249, POLS 310, POLS 311, HIST 224 Two of the following: ECON 210, ECON 232, ECON 247, ECON 253, ECON 254 POLS 400B Four of the following foreign area studies, in at least two disciplines: AS 106, AS/REL 212, AS/BUAD 257, AS 242, AS 244, AS 246, AS 247, AS 248, AS 251, AS 253, AS 256, AS 270, HIST 102, HIST 240, HIST 242, HIST 245, HIST 246, HIST 247, HIST 255, HIST 256, HIST 262, HIST 346, POLS 111, POLS 215, POLS 249, POLS 310, POLS 311, SPAN 232
Latin-American Studies Ivy Arbulu, Coordinator Gordon Bowen, Maria Lena Hobson Latin America is an important geo-political and cultural area of the world. In the Latin-American studies minor, students will study the region from different perspectives: politics, culture, history, art, economics, literature, and language. This minor gives students an opportunity to specialize and focus on Latin America in a coherent and directed way.
Requirements for the Minor in Latin-American Studies 18 semester hours POLS 249 SPAN 232 ARTH 204 or ARTH 209 Three of the following: ECON 210, ECON 232, ECON 253, POLS 215, SPAN 215, SPAN 218, SPAN 246, SPAN 324
Senior Requirement Satisfactory completion of POLS 400B.
Note: For course descriptions, please see the listings of the departments named above.
Note: For faculty and courses, please see listings for Anthropology, Asian Studies, Economics, History, Political Science, and Spanish.
Qualifying Colloquia HIST 277 and POLS 277 may count toward the major only in those cases in which (a) modern or contemporary study of an aspect of the experience of a foreign area forms the major part of the course’s content; or (b) study of a problem in international relations forms the major part of the course’s content.
Brenda Bryant, coordinator Courses focusing on Leadership Studies combine theoretical and practical course work and address gender issues in leadership.
International Students Not U.S. Citizens For international students– i.e., non-U.S. Citizens only, the Foreign Area Study Courses may be met by completion of courses concerning the United States in the history, and/or political science, and/or economics departments.
Note: For course descriptions, please see listings for Business, Civic Engagement, Communication, Economics, Interdisciplinary Studies, Philosophy, Religion, Political Science, ROTC, and Women’s Studies.
Students learn to read, write, and speak Japanese through the intermediate level, or beyond through individual tutorials. There is no major or minor in Japanese; students interested in Japanese Studies should see the Asian Studies section in this Catalog for information on major and minor offerings.
Certificate in Leadership Studies The certificate is available to degree-seeking students also involved regularly in volunteer or campus activities or who have significant work experience. Adult learners may be either degree-seeking or nondegree-seeking students.
Japanese Course Descriptions 101, 102 Beginning Japanese (4 s.h. each) An introduction to the Japanese language with emphasis on understanding, speaking, reading, and writing. Students will be introduced to the kana writing system. (101 offered in the fall semester; 102 in spring semester)
Requirements for the Certificate in Leadership Studies 21 semester hours (of which up to nine semester hours may be transferred to the college or be credited by prior learning portfolio in ADP) INT 230 INT 330 INT 287/387 (interdisciplinary or department specific) PHIL 235 One of the following: COMM 100, COMM 210, ENG 251, REL 223 One of the following: ART 221, BUAD 250, ECON/WS 280, POLS 209, WS 245 One of the following: BUAD 200, BUAD 202, INT 140, POLS 111, POLS 260
151, 152 Intermediate Japanese (4 s.h. each) Students who have completed JPNS 101–102 may continue to develop skills of reading, writing, and speaking of Japanese. (151 offered in the fall semester; 152 in spring semester) 290, 390 Advanced Japanese (3 s.h.) Offered on a tutorial basis. Advanced grammar, reading, writing, and speaking of Japanese.
Requirements for the Minor in Leadership Studies 21 semester hours INT 230 PHIL 235 INT 330/331 One of the following: COMM 100, COMM 210, COMM 221, COMM 230, COMM 260, COMM 280, ENG 251, REL 223 One of the following: ART 221, BUAD 250, ECON/WS 280, POLS 209, WS 245, (A qualifying internship) 287 or 387 Two of the following: BUAD 200, BUAD 202, INT 140, or CE 271 and CE 281, POLS 111, POLS 260, ROTC 300 and 400 level
Non-native Speakers of English For international students who are non-native speakers of the English language (only), the above language requirement may be completed through equivalent courses in the English discipline.