A SAMPLE 4 YEAR DEGREE PLAN FOR THE BA IN INTERTNATIONAL STUDIES (IS)
Effective September 2009

NOTE:

  • Because students must complete 3 years of a foreign language for the BA in International Studies (IS), it is strongly recommended that students complete a double major in both IS and the particular language they study.
  • It is strongly recommended that the student spend a summer, fall, spring, or entire academic year abroad. Please see your adviser for more information. Study abroad is very affordable and covered by financial aid. It should be done either during the junior or senior year at IU Southeast.
  • Note that students must complete at least 120 total credit hours to graduate. Students must also complete at least 30 hours at the 30/400 level.

A printable pdf version of the Bachelor of Art in in International Studies Sample 4 Year Degree Plan is also availble.

Suggested Year 1 Program

Fall Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Eng W1313
Foreign Language4
Social Sciences (BA requirement)3
First Year Seminar1
Elective3
Total: 14
Spring Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Speech S1213
Foreign Language4
Math M118 (GenEd)3
Nat Science with lab (Gen Ed)5
Total: 15

Suggested Year 2 Program

Fall Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Foreign Language3
Humanities (GenEd)3
Social Science non Hist (GenEd)3
Eng W2903
Pols Y109 or Y1073
Total: 15
Spring Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Foreign Language3
Hist H1013
Elective3
Diversity (GenEd)3
Diversity (GenEd)3
Total: 15

Suggested Year 3 Program

Fall Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Foreign Language3
Elective3
Natural Science (GenEd)3
History (BA requirement)3
Regional Language/Culture course3
Elective1
Total: 16
Spring Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Foreign Language3
Pols Y376 or Econ E3333
Elective3
Natural Science (BA requirement)3
Regional History/Philosophy course3
Total: 15

Suggested Year 4 Program

Fall Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Regional Politics/Geog course3
Elective3
Ethical Questions (GenEd)3
Regional IS Elective3
IS course outside region3
Total: 15
Spring Semester
CourseCredit Hours
COAS I400 IS Senior Seminar3
Regional IS Elective3
Arts (GenEd)3
Elective3
Elective3
Total: 15

SOCIAL SCIENCES CONTACT INFORMATION