International Studies Curriculum Requirements
See the synopsis of the International Studies curriculum below.
Institute Core Curriculum: Note that ERH 101 and ERH 102 must be passed with a grade of C or better. The fourth class math requirement may be filled by other math courses with the approval of the head of the International Studies Department.
International Studies Core Curriculum: IS majors must complete the following courses with a grade of C or better: HI 205 -HI 206 , IS 201 , IS 210 , IS 220 , IS 230 , IS 301 , IS 310 , IS 320 , IS 340 , IS 401W , and EC 306 . Political Science electives should be filled with any IS course or SS course offered in the Department of International Studies and Political Science.
Economics electives may be filled from the following courses: EC 300 , EC 307 , EC 330 , EC 401 , EC 404 , EC 408 , EC 410 , EC 414 , EC 452 and BU 306 .
English (EN) and Writing (WR) electives should be filled with any literature course at VMI, as well as ERH 223 , ERH 222 , WR 340 , WR 345 .
The science elective may be filled from the following courses: AT 201 , AT 204 , BI 215 , BI 311 , BI 312 , EL 201, EL 402, GE 201, GE 202, GE 204, PY 201, PY 202.
The minimum foreign language requirement for majors is one foreign language through the 300 levels, or two foreign languages, each through the 200 level.
Minors in other disciplines and double majors are permitted. Consult with the Head of the International Studies Department.