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Division of Continuing Studies

International Studies

The Division of Continuing Studies offers the Bachelor of General Studies degree with an area of concentration in international studies.

Required:

INST 2130 International Studies I 3 hrs
INST 4140 Topics in International Studies 3 hrs
GEOG 1020 Introduction to Human Geography 3 hrs
PSCI 2210 International Relations 3 hrs
ECON 2200 Principles of Micro Economics 3 hrs

Remaining 15 hours from one of the three tracks.

International Administration
Choose 15 hours from this list (at least 9 hours upper level)

ACCT 2010 Principles of Accounting I 3 hrs
ACCT 2020 Principles of Accounting II 3 hrs
ECON 2220 Principles of Macro Economics 3 hrs
ECON 3600 Introduction to International Economics 3 hrs
ECON 4610 International Trade 3 hrs
ECON 4620 International Monetary Economics 3 hrs
ECON 4660 International Economic Development 3 hrs
FNBK 3700 International Financial Management 3 hrs
LAWS 4930 International Business Law 3 hrs
MGMT 3490 Management 3 hrs
MGMT 4150 International Management 3 hrs
MKT 3310 Survey of Marketing 3 hrs
MKT 3380 International Marketing 3 hrs
PA 2170 Introduction to Public Administration 3 hrs
PA 3500 Nonprofit Organizations and Management 3 hrs
PA 4500 Nonprofit Fundraising 3 hrs

Global Strategic Studies

Choose 15 hours from this list (at least 9 hours must be upper level)

ECON/GEOG 3130 Economic Geography 3 hrs
ECON 4610 International Trade 3 hrs
ECON 4620 International Monetary Economics 3 hrs
ECON 4660 International Economic Development 3 hrs
GEOG 3930 Political Geography 3 hrs
HIST 4350 American Diplomatic History 3 hrs
HIST 4710 Europe and America in the Two World Wars 3 hrs
PSCI 3220 International Organizations 3 hrs
PSCI 3260 United States Foreign Policy 3 hrs
PSCI 3920 International Political Economy 3 hrs
  Some Topics courses may also work - check with your advisor

Area Studies
Choose 15 hours from one of the Areas (at least 9 hours must be upper level)

  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • European Studies
  • East Asian Studies
  • African Studies

Additional Requirements:
Students with an area of concentration in International Studies must take six semesters of one foreign language or four semesters each of two separate foreign languages. These credits may be used in a secondary field, 6 hours can be used for the Humanities core requirements, or can be placed into electives. International studies may be exempt from this requirement if English is not their first language.

Information:
It is suggested that the Social Science and Humanities Core Requirements come from the International Class Offerings list available through your adviser or on the International Studies webpage.

Required courses INST 2130 and INST 4140 are offered only during the day and on campus.

Career Information:
An area of concentration in international studies provides a substantial foundation for professional careers in international business and commerce, secondary school teaching, or government/non-profit service. The program also prepares students for graduate study in a variety of disciplines, including business, international management, public administration, political science, and law. Students with a degree in international studies may find careers in real estate, management, marketing, international relations, government or nonprofit organizations, education, language interpretation/translation, journalism, research, trade, foreign service, and economics.

For more career information, check out UNO Career Center.

Revised Fall 2013