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
EXS 100 Fitness & Wellness 2
BIO 101 Life Science 3
BIO 102 Life Science Lab 1
HIS/POL Social Science Requirement 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 15


Spring Semester Credits
ENG 112 Writing II 3
Mathematics Requirement 3
ECO/GEO/JUS Social Science Requirement 3
Lower Level Major Requirement
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 15

Fall Semester Credits
ENG Literature Requirement 3
CHM/ERS/PHY Science Requirement 3
CHM/ERS/PHY Science Laboratory Requirement 1
Lower Level Major Requirement 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 16


Spring Semester Credits
Ethics Requirement 3
Lower Level Major Requirement 3
Lower Level Major Requirement 3
Upper Level Major Requirement 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 15

Fall Semester Credits
ART/ENT/MUS Fine Arts Requirement 3
Upper Level Major Requirement 3
Upper Level Major Requirement 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 15


Spring Semester Credits
REL 101 or 115 Religious Studies Requirement 3
Upper Level Major Requirement 3
Upper level Major Requirement 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 14

Fall Semester Credits
PSY/SOC Social Science Requirement 3
LIB 499 Liberal Studies Capstone 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 15


Spring Semester Credits
International Studies Requirement 3
Upper Level Major Requirement 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 15