BS Four-Year Degree Plan: International Studies Non-Language Track

The following is a sample schedule for this major – your actual schedule may vary.

Meet with your advisor and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years.

Sample schedule

The below schedule is only one example of a possible degree plan and is provided for informational purposes only. Meet with an advisor early to develop a degree plan that best suits your needs.

The following degree plan is based on the 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
MTH 130 Contemporary Mathematics 3
HST 103 World History to Circa 1600 C.E. 3
ENG 110 Writing I 3
Physical Sciences - General Education 3-5
Total hours15-17

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877 3
Life Sciences (with lab) - General Education 3-5
The Arts - General Education 3
Total hours15-17

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
HST 210 Writing II: Historical Inquiry 3
HST 104 World History since 1600 C.E. 3
PHI 105 Critical Thinking
or PHI 115 Ethics and Contemporary Issues
3
Social and Behavior Sciences - General Education 3
Cultural Competence - General Education 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877 3
Non-U.S.-Regional - HST course (upper level) 3
Non-HST cross-disciplinary course 3
Course from list 3
Social and Behavior Sciences - General Education 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
HST 390 Introduction to Historiography 3
European - HST elective (upper level) 3
Non-U.S.-Regional - HST course (upper level) 3
Non-HST cross-disciplinary course 3
General elective 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
HST 392 European History Primary Source Seminar
or HST 393 United States History Primary Source Seminar
or HST 394 World History Primary Source Seminar
3
Non-U.S.-Regional - HST course 3
U.S. - HST elective (upper level)
Non-HST cross-disciplinary course 3
General elective 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
History elective (upper level) 3
Non-U.S.-Regional - HST course (upper level) 3
Non-HST cross-disciplinary course 3
General elective 3
Experiential Learning Course with International Emphasis (optional) 1-3
Total hours13-15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
HST 598 Senior Seminar in History 3
World - HST elective (500+ level) 3
History elective (upper level) 3
Non-HST cross-disciplinary course 3
General elective 3
Total hours15

Course list

  • AGR 330 
  • ANT 320 
  • ENG 321 
  • MTH 340 
  • PHI 341 
  • PSY 200 
  • QBA 237 
  • REC 328 
  • PHI 305 
  • PHI 325 
  • SOC302 
Degree plan last reviewed 06-22-2018.