The Glen Oaks Community College International Studies Degree is a program designed to provide students with a basic foundation in global awareness. It is particularly designed for anyone transferring to a four-year institution in the areas of international studies, international business, global peace, intercultural education, any of the social sciences, international affairs, and government and/or foreign service. Students entering this program must see the International Studies advisor before registering for any of these classes.

Communications (6 hours required)

ENG 121 English Composition I* 3 credits
ENG 122 English Composition II* 3 credits

Social Science (20 hours required)
The following must be taken:

ANTH 201 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology* 4 credits
PSI 110 American Government and Political Science* 4 credits
     AND
HIST 202 U.S. History II: Reconstruction to the Present* 4 credits
     OR
HIST 102 Western Civilization II: Europe c. 1700 to Present* 4 credits
Choose 8 hours from two different prefixes
ECON 203 Principles of Economics-Micro* 4 credits
ECON 204 Principles of Economics-Macro* 4 credits
HIST 101 Western Civilization I* 4 credits
     OR
HIST 102 Western Civilization II* 4 credits
PSY 101 Psychology 4 credits
SOC 120 Principles of Sociology 4 credits
SOC 220 Marriage & Family* 4 credits
TRAV 200 Foreign Study & Travel Abroad 2 credits

Humanities (choose 2 courses from 2 different prefixes)

ART 220 History of Art I*  4 credits
ART 221 History of Art II*  4 credits
ART 100 Art Appreciation  4 credits
HUM 101 Modern Culture and the Arts*  4 credits
HUM 234 World Mythologies*  4 credits
MUS 150 Music Appreciation*  4 credits
PHIL 210 Ethics*  4 credits
PHIL 230 Introduction to Philosophy*  3 credits
REL 231 Comparative Religions  4 credits

Mathematics (4 hours required)

MATH 104 Intermediate Algebra* 4 credits
MATH 117 Finite Mathematics* 4 credits
MATH 151 College Algebra* 4 credits
MATH 161 Calculus I and Analytic Geometry* 4 credits
MATH 162 Calculus II and Analytic Geometry* 4 credits
MATH 201 Introduction to Statistics* 3 credits

Foreign Language (8 hours required – may be waived for student with demonstrated fluency in a foreign language)

 LNG 161 Spanish I  4 credits
 LNG 162 Spanish II*  4 credits
 LNG 163 Spanish III*  4 credits
 LNG 261 Spanish IV*  4 credits
Electives  6 credits

Natural Science (8 hours required)

PHYS 144 Astronomy* 4 credits
     AND
BIO 121 General Biology I*  OR 4 credits
BIO 122 General Biology II*  OR 4 credits
CHEM 133 General Chemistry I*  OR 4 credits
CHEM 134 General Chemistry II*  OR 4 credits
PHYS 251 Physics I*  AND 4 credits
PHYS 252 Physics I Lab* 1 credits
     OR
PHYS 253 Physics II*  AND 4 credits
PHYS 254 Physics II Lab* 1 credits
                                       Total Hours Required:
60 credits
*Course has a prerequisite

 

Effective: Fall 2015
Current as: 9/30/15