International Studies MajorPresentation Transcript
International Studies A Secondary Major at NDSU Round out your global education!
What is the International Studies Major? The International Studies major (ISM) is a secondary major which provides students with a global perspective through coursework, learning a foreign language, study abroad, and a senior project. The ISM can complement any primary major.
Why the International Studies Major? • Understand other cultures • Gain a second major with a global perspective • Broaden college experience • Add experience abroad and research to resume • Make yourself more marketable to future employers.
International Studies Major Secondary Major 6 parts – 27 credit program 1. 3 credit core class: Intro. to International Studies (INTL 110) 2. 12 additional credits of core classes in history, anthropology, political science, geography 3. 9 credits of electives with a significant international focus 4. 2 years foreign language 5. 10 week experience abroad 6. Integrative senior project (3 credits)
1-2. Core Class Requirements Group A Group B (select 2) ANTH 206 Peoples of the WorldINTL 110 Introduction to ANTH 208 Folklore and Culture International Studies GEOG 161 World Regional Geography POLS 220 International Politics POLS 225 Comparative PoliticsGroup C (select 1) Group D (select 1)HIST 101 Western Civilization I ANTH 111 Introduction toHIST 102 Western Civilization II Anthropology ANTH 206 Peoples of the World ANTH 208 Folklore and Culture
3. Elective Credits • 9 credits • Any course with a significant international focus • Over a dozen departments represented • At least three credits must come from outside of student’s primary major
ISM Classes and General Education Many courses required for the ISM also count toward general education. This makes it easy to add a second major to your curriculum.
General Education CoursesCategory 3: Science & Technology (S) Category 5 : Social & Behavioral Sciences (B)● GEOL 105 Physical Geology (3) ■ ANTH 111 Intro. to Anthropology (3)● GEOL 105L Physical Geology Lab (1) ● POLS 120 Terrorism (3)● PLSC 110 World Food Crops/Lab (3) ● POLS 220 International Politics (3)● BIOL 124 Environmental Science (3) ● GEOG 151 Human Geography● NRM 225 National Resources and ● GEOG 161 World Regional Geography Agro-Ecosystems (3)Category 4: Humanities & Fine Arts (A) ■ Category 6: Cultural Diversity (D)● ARCH 321 History of Architecture I (3) This requirement is met by completing anyARCH 322 History of Architecture II (3) general education designed with a■ ADHM 410 Dress in World Cultures (3) square, indicating it also is approved for Cultural■ ADHM 411 Food in World Cultures (3) Diversity. No additional credit is required.■ ART 210 Art History I (3)■ ART 211 Art History II (3) ● Category 7: Global Perspectives (G)■ ENGL 330 British/American Writers (3) This requirement is met by completing any general education designed with a■ ENGL 335 Multicultural Writers (3) circle, indicating it also is approved for GlobalHIST 101 Western Civilization I (3) Perspectives. No additional credit is required.HIST 102 Western Civilization II (3)■ HIST 271 Intro to Latin American History (3)● HIST 381 Australia & New Zealand (3)■ MUSC 201 World Music (3)
4. Language Requirements • Proficiency equivalent to two years of college language study. – Example: 4 years high school • Proficiency determined by NDSU Department of Modern Languages
5. Experience Abroad • Ten weeks spent abroad on a pre-approved experience • With or without credit • Can Include study, work experience, volunteering, or research • The NDSU Office of International Programs is the place to go for information on study abroad
Study Abroad InfoSessions Memorial Union 116 Monday - Thursday 4:00 - 5:00 pm
6. Integrative Senior Project Student proposes a project that: (a)integrates their primary major with their experience abroad, (b)integrates an international component to their primary major, or (c)involves a topic that interested them through their coursework.
International Studies Major Advising Dr. Thomas Ambrosio is the advisor for the International Studies Major. He is located in the Criminal Justice &Public Policy Building, room 116. 701-231-7097 / email@example.com
Requirements to declare major 27 credits (Sophomore) 2.5 GPA 3 credits completed in the primary major To declare: Meet with the ISM director.
What Can I do with an ISM? ISM Skill Sets Post-College Paths• Diverse Coursework; • Government• Live and Study in a • Business Multicultural Setting; • NGOs• Language and Social Skills; • IOs• Cultural Sensitivity; • Graduate School• A Bit of Adventure! • ESL Teaching
For More Information… Thomas Ambrosio ISM Director firstname.lastname@example.org 701-231-7097 CJPP 116
Live Q&A for this programhttp://www.facebook.com/events/477320825660776/Apply for this programhttp://www.ndsu.edu/studyabroadReturn to Study Abroad Fairhttp://www.facebook.com/NDSUStudyAbroad