Courses

Courses

Be sure to refer to the Recommended Academic Plan and consult with your adviser regarding the proper sequence of courses.

In addition to General Education requirements (45 credits), this major requires the following:

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

UNITED STATES CULTURES AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURES:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 7 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 85 credits
(This includes 12 credits of General Education courses: 6 credits of GQ courses; 3 credits of GS courses; and 3 credits of GWS courses.)

COMMON REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR (ALL OPTIONS): 64 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (27 credits)
IST 110 GS(3), IST 210(4), IST 220(3), IST 230(3) (Sem: 1-4)
STAT 200 GQ(4) (Sem: 3-6)
IST 495(1) (Sem: 3-8)
IST 301(3), IST 331(3) (Sem: 5-8)
IST 440W(3) (Sem: 7-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (16 credits)
CMPSC 101 GQ(3), CMPSC 121 GQ(3), or IST 140(3) (Sem: 1-4)
IST 240(3) or IST 242(3) (Sem: 1-4)
ECON 014 GS(3), ECON 102 GS(3), or ECON 104 GS(3) (Sem: 1-4)
ENGL 202C GWS(3) or ENGL 202D GWS(3) (Sem: 1-4)
MATH 110 GQ(4) or MATH 140 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-4)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (21 credits)
Attainment of third-level proficiency in a single foreign language (12 credits). Proficiency must be demonstrated by either examination or course work. See the admission section of the general information in this Bulletin for the placement policy for Penn State foreign language courses. (Sem: 1-4)
Select 6 credits of international courses in foreign culture from College-approved list (Sem: 5-8) 
Select 3 credits at the 400 level in emerging issues and technologies from College-approved list (Sem: 5-8)

 

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