All Students must complete nine hours from the three groups in the Introductory Courses list. The introductory courses provide majors with a common base of knowledge with one course each in the social sciences, international relations and the humanities. Students must complete one course from each of the following three groups of introductory courses for a total of nine hours. You are not required to complete these courses before you begin to take the courses from the thematic concentration list.
Courses taken for the introductory sequence cannot double count toward a concentration in the major.
Courses can cross count toward the CLAS core requirements.
The courses are:
Group 1) One of the following:
GEOG 1102-3 World Regional Geography or
ECON 2012-3 Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics.
*Macroeconomics ECON 2012 is a pre-requisite for Thematic Concentrations "Economics, Development and Environment" and “International Commerce”.
Group 2) One of the following:
P SC 3042-3 Introduction to International Relations or
P SC 3022-3 Introduction to Comparative Politics or
INTB 3000-1 Global Perspectives
Group 3) One of the following:
ANTH 2012-3 Culture and the Human Experience or
HIST 3451-3 Introduction to African History or
HIST 3460-3 Introduction to Latin American History or
HIST 3470-3 Introduction to Asian History or
HIST 3480-3 Introduction to European History or
ANTH 2102-3 Culture and the Human Experience or
RLST 2660-3 World Religions