International Studies (INTL)

INTL 396. International Independent Study. 1 - 3 Units.

Study of a topic within the scope of international studies. The student must complete a prospectus form, approved and signed by the supervising faculty member, no later than the second week of classes. The prospectus must outline the goals of the project and the research methodology to be used and is part of the basis for grading. Open to juniors and seniors majoring in international studies.

INTL 398. International Studies Senior Research Project. 3 Units.

Individual work with a faculty tutor leading to the writing of a major research paper. Open only to seniors majoring in international studies.

INTL 399. International Studies Colloquium. 3 Units.

This course offers seniors the opportunity to demonstrate their understanding of the complexity and dynamics of the human world as a result of majoring in International Studies. Students analyze topics relevant to the foreign geographic areas and broad themes they have chosen for their major foci. To do so, they draw on their international experiences, knowledge acquired through foreign languages, and prior coursework for the major. Students share their conclusions in the seminar itself and in a public presentation. Counts as a SAGES Senior Capstone course.