Make an appointment with the academic advisor, Jody Ferguson, by filling out this form, e-mailing email@example.com or calling the INTL office at 812-856-1816.
Students who wish to declare the INTL minor or who have brief questions that can be answered within about 10-15 minutes may come during walk-in hours on Fridays from 9:00-10:30am in Woodburn Hall 332. Students are seen on a first-come, first-served basis during this time. Questions that are more complex, including advising for registration, require an appointment.
INTL Academic Planning Sheet (2009)
Use this planning sheet if you matriculated as a degree-seeking student in the IU system Summer 2009 or after.
INTL Academic Planning Sheet (pre-2009) Use this planning sheet if you matriculated as a degree-seeking student in the IU system prior to Summer 2009.
INTL Sample Curriculum
INTL NEW FALL 2013 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
Students entering IU in summer 2013 have the option to pursue a B.A. or a B.S. degree in the Department of International Studies in each of the following six concentrations:
- Global Health and Environment (core course: INTL-I202)
- Global Development (core course: INTL-I203)
- Human Rights and International Law (core course: INTL-I204)
- International Communication and the Arts (core course: INTL-I205)
- Identity and Conflict (core course: INTL-I206)
- Diplomacy, Security, Governance (core course: INTL-I210)
Required coursework of minimum 41 credit hours (B.A. and B.S.):
- Two core courses (200-level), one within chosen concentration
- Four 300/400-level hours within the department:
- Two 300-level courses within a chosen concentration
- Two additional hours of student’s choosing (excluding I405, I406 and I498)
- Three 300/400-level regional concentration courses to be taken outside of department
- Six semesters of foreign language
- INTL-I315, Methods in International Studies (taken prior to Overseas Experience)
- Overseas Experience of minimum six weeks
- INTL-I400 (P: INTL-I315), Capstone Seminar
- ASCS-Q 29, Marketing Yourself for the Job
Students who wish to pursue a BS degree need to take additional coursework:
- ECON-E201 Microeconomics
- ECON-E309 Topics in Economics: Introduction to International Economics
- One “quantitative reasoning” course from a menu of such courses offered in the social sciences
(e.g., ECON E370, POLS Y395, CJUS K300, ANTH A306, MATH K300 or K310, PSY K300 or K310, SOC S371, STAT K310 or S300 or S301, SPEA K300); may be part of their required minor (see below)
- BA students are required to pursue a College-approved minor in any field (preferably related to their thematic or regional concentration).
- BS students are required to pursue a College-approved (in any School) minor in a relevant social or natural science field (emphasizing quantitative reasoning and preferably related to their thematic concentration).
Students entering IU in summer 2009 or after must complete a minimum of 35 credit hours including the following:
1. Three core courses chosen from I100, I201-I206; One of these three core courses must introduce the student's chosen thematic concentration.
2. Three courses (at least 9 credit hours) at the 300-400 level from a single thematic concentration.
3. Three courses (at least 9 credit hours) at the 300-400 level from a regional concentration area.
4. Foreign language proficiency beyond the College's general requirement for B. A. degrees. Students may pursue the study of a single foreign language through 6 semesters; they may study one foreign language through 4 semesters and study a second foreign language through 2 semesters; or, they may study one foreign language through 4 semesters, study the first semester of a second foreign language and study the first semester of a third foreign language.
5. An overseas experience (study and/or internship) approved in advance by the advisor in consultation with the Director of the Program, or , in rare cases, an approved domestic internship that has extensive international involvement.
6. INTL-I 315 Methods in International Studies
(I315 was added for students who matriculated Summer 2009 and after.)
7. INTL-I 400 (3 credit hours) in capstone coursework or a combination of I405/I406 for students doing departmental honors.
8. ASCS-Q 299 Job Search Strategies for Liberal Arts Students or equivalent approved by the advisor. (Q 299 was added to requirements for students who matriculated Summer 2007 and after. )
Note: Students may need at least 38 hours to complete the requirements listed above, including foreign language proficiencies, and may need more than 38 hours to complete the overseas/international experience requirement and or the internship.