Course Options

Language, Civilization, and Literature Requirements

The course combinations below represent the most common courses taken to fulfill International Studies Language, Civilization, and Literature requirements for specific languages.   

Arabic

  • Language Requirements
    • Arabic 1100 (6 hours)
    • Arabic 1200 (6 hours)
    • Arabic 2130 (3 hours)
    • Arabic 2260 (3 hours)
  • Civilization and Literature Requirements (select two)
    • Film Studies 3845, Hebrew 3310, Religious Studies 2700, or complete these requirements abroad (3 hours each).              

Chinese

  • Language Requirements
    • Chinese 1100 (6 hours)
    • Chinese 1200 (6 hours)
    • Chinese 2160 (3 hours)
    • Chinese 3160 (3 hours)
  • Civilization Requirement
    • Chinese 2310 or Chinese 2320 or Chinese 3300 or Chinese 3400 (3 hours)
  • Literature Requirement
    • Chinese 3310, Chinese 3320, Chinese 3880, or higher level Chinese literature course (3 hours) 

French

  • Language Requirements
    • French 1100 (4 hours beginning Academic Year 2016-17)
    • French 1200 (4 hours beginning Academic Year 2016-17)
    • French 2100 (4 hours beginning Academic Year 2016-17)
    • French 2160 (3 hours)
    • French 3160 (3 hours)
  • Civilization Requirement
    • French 2310 (3 hours)
  • Literature Requirement
    • French 3410, French 3420, French 3430, or higher level French literature course (3 hours)

German

  • Language Requirements
    • German 1100 (5 hours)
    • German 1200 (5 hours)
    • German 2100 (3 hours)
    • German 2260 (3 hours)
    • German 3160 (3 hours)
  • Civilization Requirement
    • German 2310 or German 2320 (3 hours)
  • Literature Requirement
    • German 3190, German 3230, German 3320, or higher level German literature course (3 hours)

Italian

  • Language Requirements
    • Italian 1100 (6 hours)
    • Italian 1200 (6 hours)
    • Italian 2160 (3 hours)
    • Italian 3160 or Italian 3150 (3 hours)
  • Civilization Requirements
    • Italian 2310 or Italian 2850 or Italian 3005 (3 hours)
  • Literature Requirement
    • Italian 3310, Italian 3420, Italian 3430, Italian 3820, or higher level Italian literature course (3 hours)

Japanese

  • Language Requirement
    • Japanese 1100 (6 hours)
    • Japanese 1200 (6 hours)
    • Japanese 2160 (3 hours)
    • Japanese 3160 (3 hours)
  • Civilization
    • Japanese 2310 or Japanese 2320 (3 hours)
  • Literature Requirement
    • Japanese 3320, Japanese 3360, Japanese 3370, Japanese 3880, or higher level Japanese literature course (3 hours)

Korean

  • Language Requirements
    • Korean 1100 (6 hours)
    • Korean 1200 (6 hours)
    • Korean 2160 (3 hours)
    • Korean 3160 (3 hours)
  • Civilization Requirements
    • Korean 2310 or Korean 2320 (3 hours)
  • Literature Requirements
    • Korean 3850, Korean 3890, or higher level Korean literature course (3 hours)

Russian

  • Language Requirements
    • Russian 1100 (6 hours)
    • Russian 1200 (6 hours)
    • Russian 2130 (4 hours)
    • Russian 2160 (4 hours)
  • Civilization Requirement
    • Russian 2100, Russian 2120, Russian 2310, Russian 2320, or Russian 2865 (3 hours)
  • Literature Requirement
    • Russian 3310, Russian 3320, Russian 3330, Russian 3350, Russian 3380, Russian 3390, or higher level Russian literature course.

Spanish

  • Language Requirements
    • Spanish 1100 (4 hours beginning Academic Year 2016-17)
    • Spanish 1200 (4 hours beginning Academic Year 2016-17)
    • Spanish 2100 (4 hours beginning Academic Year 2016-17)
    • Spanish 2160 (3 hours)
    • Spanish 3160 NOT Spanish 3150 (3 hours)
  • Civilization Requirement
    • Spanish 2310, Spanish 2320, Spanish 2330, Spanish 3005, Romance Languages 2200 or Romance Languages 3200 (3 hours)
  • Literature Requirement
    • Spanish 3420 or Spanish 3430 (3 hours)

Core Humanities

  • ARCHST 1600: Fundamentals of Environmental Design
  • ARH_VS 1110: Ancient and Medieval Art
  • ARH_VS 1120: Renaissance through Modern Art
  • English 2155, 2156, 2157, 2158, or 2159
  • Film 2020: World Cinema for Non-Majors
  • FILM_S 2820: Trends in World Cinema
  • Gn Hon 2112, 2113, 2114
  • JOURN 1000: The News Media: Journalism and Advertising in a Democratic Society
  • Music NM 1310 or 1313
  • PEA_ST 3510 (formerly 2810): Think Global: Fundamentals of Globalization and Digital Technologies
  • Phil 2100 or 2410
  • PHIL 2430: Contemporary Moral Issues
  • REL_ST 1100: Introduction to Religion
  • Rel St 2100, 2110, or 2310
  • WGST 2080: Perspectives on Sexual and Gender Diversity

International Studies Area of Support

  • Complete 3 credit hours numbered 2000 level or above and 6 credit hours numbered 3000 level or above.
  • Courses used to fulfill requirements in this section must be courses from a College of Arts and Science department that have an international focus.
  • Business courses cannot be used to fulfill requirements in this section.
  • In general, select courses from the list at https://omd.missouri.edu/sites/default/files/forms/course_suggestions_international_studies_1-27-15.pdf. This list is not comprehensive, but it includes examples of the types of courses that could count.
  • There is no overlapping or “double-dipping” allowed with Business courses. For example, you cannot count Econ 3229 towards International Studies Area of Support if you are counting it towards your Business major.
  • Keep in mind that many students save at least some of these 9 credits until they study abroad.
  • If you have questions about what can/cannot count towards International Studies Area of Support, email the International Studies advisor, Kibby Smith, at smithkib@missouri.edu.