2300. Introduction to International Studies
This is an interdisciplinary course which will merge elements of psychology and anthropology in order to teach students to think with an international perspective. This course will focus on understanding behavior across a variety of cultures.
The course is designed to encourage a global consciousness in student thinking as well as help to increase egalitarian thinking and reduce ethnocentrism.
4393. Internship in International Studies
Prerequisite Course: IST 2300 and Junior Standing
Students must complete 80 clock hours of documented experience supervised by any qualified faculty at Texas Wesleyan University to receive credit. Students are required to complete a report which will detail observations made in the process of the internship and discuss things that have been learned in the process.
(18 total, 9 required and 9 elective credits)
Core Requirements: 9 hours
International Studies Introduction (3 credits)
Intro to International Studies
International Experience Component(one of the following, 3 credits)
Study Abroad Experience
An approved study abroad experience taken for at least 3 academic credits.
An approved internship that is international in scope.
Geography Requirement (one of the following, 3 credits)
Electives: 9 hours of the courses below
Studies in Multicultural Education
International and Intercultural Communication
International Business and Trade Law
Cultural and International Issues in Psychology
Introductory Studies in World Religions
Ways of Being Religious
Hispanic History and Culture
Hispanic American Literature
With no more than six hours from either of the following groupings:
Survey of World Literature I
Survey of World Literature II
Heritage of British Writers
Heritage of Scottish Writers
History of England
History of the British Empire
Europe: Renaissance through Napoleon
Europe:Congress of Vienna to the Present
History of Mexico
History and Politics of the Middle East
Religious History of Scotland
Religious History of Ireland