Graduate Catalog 2010-12
Note: Additional work
will be required for graduate credit in 400-level courses.
IS 450 Internship in International Studies 3
Students will work under faculty supervision in an international environment
related to their academic track or planned program. Written reports are
required. On demand.
IS 501 Advanced Studies in International
Linked course with Interdisciplinary Studies.
IS 570 Modern World Issues 3
Examination of contemporary world problems such as population,
underdevelopment, ecological degradation, war and diplomacy, and cultural
IS 571 International Diversity and
Study of the institutions and attitudes involved in international integration.
Factors which influence this process such as ethnic and cultural diversity will
be considered. Fall.
IS 590 Graduate Field Study Abroad 3
Course taught abroad. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.
IS 595 Special Project in International
Prereq.: IS 598, permission of instructor,
and a 3.00 overall GPA. Advanced project in international studies under the
supervision of a faculty member. Requirements include preparation of a paper
and an oral presentation on the project. On demand.
IS 596 Independent Studies 3
Prereq.: Permission of advisor.
Independent work in International Studies to meet individual interest in
regions or topics not covered in the regular curriculum. Work will be under the
supervision of an assigned faculty member. On demand.
IS 597 Graduate Seminar in International
Interdisciplinary seminar on one of the world's regions or countries. Aspects
of its anthropology, economics, geography, history, government, politics, and
sociology will be considered in a synthetic approach.
IS 598 Research in International Studies 3
Prereq.: Permission of advisor. Designed
to familiarize students with the techniques and resources associated with
research in their specialization. Opportunity for practical applications will
be provided. On demand.
IS 599 Thesis in International Studies 3
Preparation of the thesis under supervision of the thesis advisor. Plans A, C,
D, and E require completion of 18 credits for programs with 30-35 credits, or
24 credits for programs with greater than 35 credits, and a 3.00 overall GPA.