May 29, 2020
Students electing a major in International Studies must meet Mississippi College’s core curriculum requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Modern Languages. Because this is a comprehensive major no additional minor is required.
UNIVERSITY CORE (46 HOURS)
University Core - English (12 hours)
University Core - History (6 hours)
University Core - Bible (6 hours)
University Core - Social Sciences (6 hours)
Choose two courses representing two different subject areas.
University Core - Science (7 hours)
Seven hours of science hours are required, including one 4-hour lab course. Students are encouraged to choose from one of the following lab courses below:
- BIO 103 - Human Biology
- BIO 104 - Human Biology Laboratory
- BIO 105 - Plants and People
- BIO 106 - Plants and People Laboratory
- BIO 111 - Biology I
- CHE 112 - Chemistry in American Life II
- CHE 141 - General Chemistry I
- PHY 151 - General Physics I
- PHY 251 - Fundamentals of Physics I
The remaining course may be 3 or 4 hours from Biology, Chemistry, or Physics. A student may choose one course from each of two disciplines or two courses from the same discipline. However, course combinations NOT permitted include the following: BIO 101-203, 101-111, CHE 141-111, 141-124, 111-124, PHY 151-251, 251-104, 151-104. Evening students (those taking half or more of their courses as evening classes) may substitute a 3-hour non-laboratory course for the 4-hour laboratory course.
University Core - Mathematics (3 hours)
Any MAT course numbered 105 or higher, determined in consultation with the advisor.
University Core - Fine Arts (3 hours)
University Core - Physical Education (3 hours)
Three hours are required. Recommended courses are listed below:
University Core - Chapel
Students at Mississippi College are required to complete chapel requirements based on the student classification at the time of enrollment as detailed below:
|Freshman (0-23 semester hours)
|Sophomore (24-53 semester hours)
|Junior (54-83 semester hours)
|Senior (84 or more semester hours)
Students classified as ADP (Accelerated Degree Program) and students enrolled in online degree programs are exempt from chapel requirements.
International Studies Core Courses (12 Hours)
International Studies Elective Courses (18 Hours)
Choose six (18 semester hours) of the following courses. Other courses not listed must have the approval of the program advisor.
Modern Language Requirement (18 Hours)
Students must take 18 semester hours of the same language, with 6 of those 18 hours at the 300 level or higher.
Study abroad is mandatory either through summer or semester programs. The program advisor may substitute living abroad experience for study abroad. Students must complete the “Study Abroad Requirement Form” with the program director upon completing semester of study abroad.
SENIOR SEMINAR (1 Hour)
Should be taken in the Fall or Spring of the student’s senior year.
Sufficient elective hours must be taken to meet the minimum hour requirement for graduation in this program. Electives should be chosen in consultation with advisor.