Majors


International and Area Studies Majors

 

The International and Area Studies majors allow students to analyze the area from an interdisciplinary and modern perspective. The majors seek to ground students in broad international issues which they can then use to focus on particular concerns of that part of the world.   Students who purse the International and Area Studies major have to complete the intermediate level of any modern language related to the area.  The language requirement can also be fulfilled in part or in total via a placement exam given through the appropriate language department. 

 

 African & Middle Eastern Studies BA

The major is designed for students who want to focus their studies on the culture and society of the following subregions: the Middle East, North Africa, the Arab states, or Sub-Saharan Africa. Students are required to achieve intermediate level of any modern foreign language related to the area (e.g., Swahili 6, Arabic 102C, Armenian 102C, 105C, Hebrew 102C, Iranian 102C, Turkic Languages 102C, 112C, 116C).

Worksheet: African and Middle Eastern Studies

Asian Studies BA

The major is designed for students who want to focus their studies on the culture and society of the following subregions: East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and Central Asia. Students are required to achieve intermediate level of any modern foreign language related to the area (e.g., Chinese 6 or 6A, Filipino 6, Hindi-Urdu 6, Indonesian 6, Japanese 6, Korean 6, Thai 6, Vietnamese 6).

 Worksheet: Asian Studies

 

European Studies BA

The major is designed for students who want to focus their studies on the culture and society of the following subregions: Western Europe/European Union, Central and Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, and Mediterranean Europe. Students are required to achieve intermediate level of any modern foreign language related to the area (e.g., Czech 102C, Dutch 103C, French 6, German 6, Hungarian 102C, Italian 6, Polish 102C, Portuguese 3, Romanian 102C, Russian 6, Scandinavian 5, 15, 25, or 29, Serbian/Croatian 102C, Spanish 5, Ukrainian 102C, Yiddish 102C).

Worksheet European Studies

 

Latin American Studies BA

The major is designed for students who want to focus their studies on the culture and society of the following subregions: South America, Central America, Southern Cone, Amazonia, or the Caribbean. Students are required to achieve intermediate level of any two modern foreign languages related to the area (e.g., Portuguese 3 or 11B; Spanish 5 or 7; an indigenous language of Latin America, e.g., Quechua, Nahuatl, Zapotec, through that level). .

Worksheet: Latin American Studies








Published: Monday, November 21, 2016