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International Studies Courses

INTS 101. Introduction to International Studies. As an introduction to the multi-disciplinary international studies major and minor, this course provides an overview of the major disciplines represented in the program, introduces the main regions covered in the program and discusses important global issues.

INTS 301. Capstone in International Studies. This course focuses on an important global issue or set of issues relevant to the concerns of the International Studies program. Specific content may change from semester to semester.

INTS 370. Internship in International Studies. This course offers three or six hours of academic credit. The course may be taken for either 3 or 6 credit hours, but no more than three credits can be applied to the International Studies Major. When the internship is taken for 3 credit hours, students are expected to work 8-10 hours per week in their placements; when it is taken for 6 credit hours, students are expected to work 16-20 hours in their placements. The internship is open to juniors and seniors with grade point averages of 2.50 or above. International Studies interns are placed in a wide variety of agencies, including government offices, non-profit organizations, private businesses and foreign consulates. Grades are based on a research paper and a written evaluation from a student's host agency. For more information on internship opportunities and the process of applying for internships please contact Dr. Alex Grigorescu, the assistant director of the program, at agrigor@luc.edu.

INTS 399. Directed Readings in International Studies. This course offers an independent program of research under the direction of a faculty sponsor leading to a major research paper.


The following courses are tagged by the International Studies program and count as electives in International Studies. Other courses may be tagged for International Studies credit on a semester by semester basis. For complete course descriptions, see the listings of the department indicated.









International Studies Program
1032 W. Sheridan Road, Crown Center 328, Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 773.508.8999 · Fax: 773.508.3131 · E-mail: tpintch@luc.edu

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