International Studies

Courses

INS 336. United Nations System: Theory and Practice. 3 Hours

Introduction to the United Nations system with detailed case studies of specific countries, issues, and policies. Course also serves to prepare students for participation in the National Model United Nations Conference. Prerequisite(s): SSC 200.

INS 390. Model United Nations. 1 Hour

Examination of the work and procedures of the United Nations and its constituent bodies, study of various international issues and policies of member states, as well as of parliamentary diplomatic practices such as caucusing, resolution writing, and speech making in preparation for participation in Model United Nations simulations. Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.

INS 395. International Experience. 1 Hour

Orientation for and evaluation of study abroad, internship, immersion, work, or service experience in a foreign country, organization involved in international activities, or a cross-cultural setting in the United States. Grading Option Two only.

INS 399. Independent Study. 1-3 Hours

Independent reading and research on an interdisciplinary topic in international studies chosen by the student in consultation with one or more faculty members. May be repeated. Prerequisite(s): Permission of program director.

INS 477. Honors Thesis Project. 3 Hours

First of two courses leading to the selection, design, investigation, and completion of an independent, original Honors Thesis project under the guidance of a faculty research advisor. Restricted to students in the University Honors Program with permission of the program director and department chairperson. Students pursuing an interdisciplinary thesis topic may register for three semester hours each in two separate disciplines in consultation with the department chairpersons. Prerequisite(s): Approval of University Honors Program.

INS 478. Honors Thesis Project. 3 Hours

Second of two courses leading to the selection, design, investigation, and completion of an independent, original Honors Thesis project under the guidance of a faculty research advisor. Restricted to students in the University Honors Program with permission of the program director and department chairperson. Students pursuing an interdisciplinary thesis topic may register for three semester hours each in two separate disciplines in consultation with the department chairpersons. Prerequisite(s): Approved 477; approval of University Honors Program.

INS 495. International Studies Internship. 1-6 Hours

Practical, supervised experience with an approved organization dealing with international affairs. Repeatable up to six hours. Prerequisite(s): Permission of program director.

INS 499. Senior Capstone Seminar. 3 Hours

Capstone seminar for International Studies Program. Students will demonstrate the ability to integrate the academic and experiential components of their multidisciplinary degree program in a capstone research project suited to their individual professional goals. International Studies program majors only. Prerequisite(s): Senior status; international experience completed; permission of program director.