Undergraduate Degree -

Program:
Program Code:
7629 Global & Area Studies-Soc Sci
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Science
Start Term:
FS06
End Term:
SS16


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Global and Area Studies - Social Science, BS (7629)

Required Credits: 120    Program Version: FS19

Requirement 1: University Tier I Writing
University Tier I Writing: 1 course from WRA101, WRA195H, LB133, MC111, MC112, RCAH111

Requirement 2: University Mathematics
University Mathematics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
MTH2: 1 course
At least 1 course from LB117, MTH116, MTHRQMT, MTHWAIV1, MTHWAIV2, Mathematics Pre-Matriculation, Mathematics Post-Matriculation
MTH1: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from MTH114, MTH124, MTH132, MTH152H, MTH201, STT200, STT201
MTH4: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH101, MTH102
At least 1 course from STT200, STT201
MTH3: 2 courses
At least 2 courses from MTH101, MTH102, MTH103, MTH103WAIV
MTH5: 3 courses
At least 2 courses from MTH103A, MTH103B
At least 1 course from MTH101, MTH102, MTH114, MTH124, MTH132, MTH152H, MTH201, STT200, STT201

Requirement 3: University IAH201 - IAH210
University IAH201 - IAH210: 4 credits from IAH201, IAH202, IAH203, IAH204, IAH205, IAH206, IAH207, IAH208, IAH209, IAH210, RCAH201, ANY IAH BELOW 211

Requirement 4: University IAH211 or higher
University IAH211 or higher: 4 credits from IAH211A, IAH211B, IAH211C, IAH211D, IAH221A, IAH221B, IAH221C, IAH231A, IAH231B, IAH231C, IAH241A, IAH241B, IAH241C, IAH241D, IAH241E, IAH241F, IAH241G, RCAH202, TRANSFER IAH, ANY IAH211 OR HIGHER, approved LB courses

Requirement 5: University ISS200 Series
University ISS200 Series: 4 credits from ISS210, ISS215, ISS220, ISS225, ISS230, ISS235, MC201, TRANSFER ISS 200 LEVEL, ANY ISS 200 LEVEL

Requirement 6: University ISS300 Series
University ISS300 Series: 4 credits from ISS305, ISS308, ISS310, ISS315, ISS318, ISS320, ISS325, ISS327, ISS328, ISS330A, ISS330B, ISS330C, ISS335, ISS336, MC202, ANY ISS 300 LEVEL, approved LB courses

Requirement 7: University ISB
University ISB: 3 credits from ISB200, ISB201, ISB202, ISB204, TRANSFER ISB, ISB ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISB COURSE

Requirement 8: University ISP
University ISP: 3 credits from ISP203A, ISP203B, ISP205, ISP207, ISP209, ISP213H, ISP215, ISP217, ISP220, ISP221, TRANSFER ISP, ISP ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISP COURSE

Requirement 9: University Laboratory Experience
University Laboratory Experience: The required number of credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
Univ Lab: 2 credits
At least 2 credits from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
Alternative: 2 credits
At least 1 credit from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
At least 1 credit from an Alternative Track Lab credit

Requirement 10: University Diversity Distribution
University Diversity Distribution: A total 2 courses
At least 1 course from NationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing national diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
At least 1 course from InternationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing international and multicultural diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
Conditions:
University Diversity Distribution: No more than 1 course from IAH or ISS emphasizing both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity in Requirement(s) 10

Requirement 11: Major - Global and Area Studies - Introductory
Major - Global and Area Studies - Introductory: 3 credits from Global Area Studies introductory courses.

Requirement 12: Major - Global and Area Studies - Survey
Major - Global and Area Studies - Survey: 3 credits from Global Area Studies survey courses.

Requirement 13: Major - Global and Area Studies - Concentration
Major - Global and Area Studies - Concentration: The required number of credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
European Studies: 25 credits
At least 9 credits from Social Science Courses in European Studies Concentration for GLAS
At least 9 credits from Humanities Courses in European Studies Concentration for GLAS
At least 1 credit from Language Courses in European Studies Concentration for GLAS demonstrating 2nd year proficiency of a language relevant to concentration area.
At least 3 credits from Global Area Studies Capstone Experience
At least 3 credits from HST482, HST483
Russian & Eurasian Studies: 25 credits
At least 9 credits from Social Science Courses in Russian and Eurasian Studies Concentration for GLAS
At least 9 credits from Humanities Courses in Russian and Eurasian Studies Concentration for GLAS
At least 1 credit from Language Courses in Russian and Eurasian Studies Concentration for GLAS demonstrating 2nd year proficiency of a language relevant to concentration area.
At least 3 credits from Global Area Studies Capstone Experience
At least 3 credits from HST483
Gender & Global Change: 27 credits
At least 8 credits from Core Courses in Gender and Global Change Concentration for GLAS
At least 12 credits from Thematic Track Courses in Gender and Global Change Concentration for GLAS
At least 1 credit from Language Courses in Gender and Global Change Concentration for GLAS demonstrating 2nd year proficiency of a language relevant to one or more developing countries.
At least 3 credits from Global Area Studies Capstone Experience
At least 3 credits from GEO432, SSC499
International Development: 27 credits
At least 8 credits from Core Courses in International Development Concentration for GLAS
At least 12 credits from Elective Courses in International Development Concentration for GLAS
At least 1 credit from Language Courses in International Development Concentration for GLAS demonstrating 2nd year proficiency of a language relevant to concentration area.
At least 3 credits from Global Area Studies Capstone Experience
At least 3 credits from GEO432, SSC499
African Studies: 28 credits
At least 8 credits from IAH211A, ISS330A
At least 8 credits from Core Courses in African Studies Concentration for GLAS
At least 5 credits from Elective Courses in African Studies Concentration for GLAS
At least 1 credit from Language Courses in African Studies Concentration for GLAS demonstrating 2nd year proficiency of a language relevant to concentration area.
At least 3 credits from Global Area Studies Capstone Experience
At least 3 credits from SSC499, HST484
Asian Studies: 28 credits
At least 4 credits from IAH204, IAH211B
At least 4 credits from ISS330B
At least 13 credits from Elective Courses in Asian Studies Concentration for GLAS
At least 1 credit from Language Courses in Asian Studies Concentration for GLAS demonstrating 2nd year proficiency of a language relevant to concentration area.
At least 3 credits from Global Area Studies Capstone Experience
At least 3 credits from HST485
Latin Amer&Caribbean Stdy: 29 credits
At least 4 credits from IAH203, IAH211C
At least 4 credits from ISS330C
At least 8 credits from Core Courses in Latin American and Caribbean Studies Concentration for GLAS
At least 6 credits from Elective Courses in Latin American and Caribbean Studies Concentration for GLAS
At least 1 credit from Language Courses in Latin American and Caribbean Studies Concentration for GLAS demonstrating 2nd year proficiency of a language relevant to concentration area.
At least 3 credits from Global Area Studies Capstone Experience
At least 3 credits from GEO432, HST486

Requirement 14: College - Social Science - Experiential Learning
College - Social Science - Experiential Learning: 3 credits from an experiential learning course as approved by the College of Social Science.

Requirement 15: College - Social Science - Interdisciplinary Minor
College - Social Science - Interdisciplinary Minor: 15 credits from an interdisciplinary minor as approved by the College of Social Science.

Requirement 16: College - Social Science - STEM
College - Social Science - STEM: 12 credits from Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics courses as approved by the College of Social Science., and prematriculation STEM approved.

Requirement 17: College - Social Science - Arts and Humanities
College - Social Science - Arts and Humanities: 6 credits from Arts and Humanities courses as approved by the College of Social Science., and prematriculation Arts and Humanities approved.

Requirement 18: College Distribution
College Distribution: 30 credits from courses at the 300 level and above.

Requirement 19: Electives
Electives: 0 credits from Electives at Michigan State University and transfer coursework. This number can change based on the credits of the coursework taken to fulfill University, College, and Major requirements. Please contact your academic advisor with any questions.

Requirement 20: University Residency
University Residency: 30 credits from MSU coursework, 27 credits from MSU courses taken after reaching junior standing, 20 credits from courses offered by MSU while admitted to major & 20 of the last 30 credits must be MSU courses. Please see academic advisor.