International Studies


Overview & Academics

The Liberal Studies program is ideal for students who wish to explore topics that are not explored by traditional majors. The student may design a multidisciplinary major around an area or chose from one of three pre-approved areas: Communication, American Studies, and International Studies.

 

Department Contact

Chad C. Ross, Ph.D.
Liberal Studies Program Coordinator
University of Missouri
(252) 985-5269
cross@ncwc.edu

Career Options

Social Services Human Relations Officers
Public Relations Personnel
Urban Planner/City Manager
Non-profit Organizational Director
Copywriter
Medical Communications Trainer
Advertising Account Executive

Major Requirements
Lower Level Courses: Choose 12 semester hours from: CIS 210; ENG 130, 210, 211; ENT 120, 140 or MKT 205. Required Upper Level Courses: ENG 302, 304, 310; MKT 317; PSY 318; SOC 495. Required seminar LIB 499.

International Studies Area: Lower Level Courses: Choose 12 semester hours from: SOC/ANT 210; ENG 201, 202, 230; HIS 101, 102, 225; POL 201; REL 115, or 220. Choose 18 semester Upper Level Courses from: ENG 422, 424. 426; HIS 303, 315, 350, 373, 405; REL 325, 326; POL 313 and SOC 400. Required seminar LIB 499.

Minor Requirements
No minor available.

Undergraduate Plan

Fall Semester Credits
ENG 111 Writing I -3
ART/ENT/MUS Fine Arts Requirement -3
BIO 101 Life Science -3
BIO 102 Life Science Lab -1
BUS 206 Principles of Management -3
Elective -3
TOTAL HOURS: 16


Spring Semester Credits
ENG 112 Writing II -3
MAT 213 Elementary Statistics -3
BUS 207 Legal Environment -3
BUS 308 Organizational Behavior -3
Elective -3
TOTAL HOURS: 15

Fall Semester Credits
ACC 201 Financial Accounting -3
ECO 211 Principles of Economics -3
MKT 205 Marketing -3
CHM/ERS/PHY Science Requirement -3
CHM/ERS/PHY Science Laboratory Requirement -1
Elective -3

TOTAL HOURS: 16


Spring Semester Credits
ACC 202 Managerial Accounting -3
BUS 314 Human Resource Management -3
ENG 304 Business Communication -3
MAT 213 Elementary Statistics -3
Elective -3

TOTAL HOURS: 15

Fall Semester Credits
BUS 307 Finance -3
BUS 308 Organizational Behavior -3
BUS 350 Operations Management -3
MKT 205 Principles of Marketing -3
Elective -3

TOTAL HOURS: 15


Spring Semester Credits
BUS 319 Management Info Systems -3
HIS/POL Social Science Requirement -3
BUS 471 International Business -3
EXS 100 Fitness & Wellness -2
Elective -3

TOTAL HOURS: 14

Fall Semester Credits
BUS 481 Business Strategy and Policy -3
REL 342 Business & Professional Ethics -3
ACC/BUS/CIS/ECO/MKT Upper Level Elective -3
ENG Literature Requirement -3
Elective -2

TOTAL HOURS: 14


Spring Semester Credits
BUS 482 Business Administration Capstone -3
International Studies Requirement -3
PSY/SOC Social Science Requirement -3
Elective -3
Elective -3

TOTAL HOURS: 15