International Studies (INTS)

INTS 100  |  Introduction to International Studies  |  3 cr

Examines the international impact on the state, community and individual levels of human experience. Includes developing practical orientations toward the international experience, such as language and cultural appreciation, social and political tolerance, and environmental adaptation.

Prerequisites: None.

Meets: Social & Behavioral Science: INTS

INTS 103  |  History and Cultures of Modern Asia  |  3 cr

Examines the social, cultural, historical, religious, economic, and political aspects of life in modern Asia, including China, India, Japan, Southeast Asia, and their neighboring countries. Cross-listed with: HIST 103.

Prerequisites: None.

Offered: Fall.

INTS 110  |  Introduction to American Culture  |  3 cr

Explores cultural and communication patterns in American society, for international students who speak English as a second language.

Prerequisites: None.

Offered: Occasionally.

INTS 210  |  Cultural Anthropology  |  3 cr

Introduces cross-cultural analysis of social structures and cultural systems, as well as changes due to economic, political and cultural globalization. Cross-listed with: ANTH 200.

Prerequisites: ANTH 100 or GEOG 105 or INTS 100.

Offered: Fall.

Meets: Social & Behavioral Science: INTS

INTS 228  |  Peoples of Southeast Asia  |  3 cr

Introduces the peoples and culture of Southeast Asia, including the mainland and islands; focuses on cultures, history, socioeconomic conditions, and the everyday life of people. Cross-listed with: ANTH 228.

Prerequisites: ANTH 100 or GEOG 105 or INTS 100.

Offered: Spring.

Meets: Social & Behavioral Science: INTS

INTS 290  |  Special Topics in International Studies  |  1-3 cr

Subject matter is topical. Subject varies; see current course schedule.

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.

Offered: Occasionally.

INTS 307  |  Practicum: Global Skills in Culture and Language  |  2 cr

Introduces students to a diversity of cultures and knowledge systems, focusing on cultural sensitivity needed to communicate, travel, and work across the world. Incorporates critical reflections on cross-cultural practices and practical solutions to global challenges.

Prerequisites: None.

Offered: Yearly.

INTS 308  |  Practicum: Global Skills in Political and Economic Systems  |  2 cr

Examines the practical impact of political and economic systems and institutions on the wealth and poverty of nations, as well as power and structural shifts. Includes economic development, international business, foreign investment and trade, debt and democracy.

Prerequisites: None.

Offered: Yearly.

INTS 390  |  Special Topics in International Studies  |  1-3 cr

Selected topics in international studies are examined. Subject varies; see current course schedule.

Prerequisites: Consent of Instructor.

Offered: Occasionally.

INTS 400  |  Non UW-P Study Abroad  |  0 cr

This course allows students to retain their good standing at UW-Parkside while they participate in non-UW-P academic study abroad programs. Graded Credit/No Credit.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in approved Study Abroad program; consent of International Studies Director.

Offered: Fall, Spring.

INTS 401  |  Exchange Agreement Study Abroad  |  0 cr

Provides a placeholder allowing students to retain their good standing at UW-Parkside while participation in an exchange agreement study abroad program. Graded Credit/No Credit.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in approved semester exchange agreement program; consent of Director.

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

INTS 405  |  Internship in International Education Services  |  1-3 cr

The internship will provide an opportunity for students to apply their international education knowledge in an experiential learning environment to gain experience in the professional world in two areas of international education: International student Services and Study Abroad. Intended for students seeking an international experience in Higher Education or in other international education organizations. Consent of instructor and program director.

Prerequisites: Junior, major/minor in International Studies.

Offered: Spring.

INTS 490  |  Special Topics in International Studies  |  1-4 cr

Selected topics in international studies are examined. Subject varies; see current course schedule.

Prerequisites: Instructor consent.

Offered: Occasionally.

INTS 494  |  Internship in International Studies  |  1-3 cr

Enables a student's paid or unpaid employment in an international context to count towards their academic program, and gives the an opportunity to reflect on the connection between their academic learning and the workplace. Does not provide credit specifically toward the international studies major, but does count for credit toward overall degree requirements.

Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing; consent of program director.

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

INTS 495  |  Senior Seminar in International Studies  |  3 cr

The senior seminar is the capstone course in the major and is required of all majors and minors. Students are expected to integrate the material studied in the major, and especially in their selected option. Students carry out an independent research project leading to a formal research paper and presentation.

Prerequisites: Completion of major or minor requirements or consent of instructor and program director.

Offered: Yearly.

INTS 499  |  Independent Study  |  1-4 cr

Available to qualified students under supervision of instructor. Topic must be mutually agreed upon between professor and student.

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and program director.

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

INTS 600  |  Study Abroad Placeholder  |  0 cr

Provides a placeholder allowing students to retain their course standing at UW-Parkside while participating in an approved study abroad program. Graded Credit/No Credit.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in approved Study Abroad program; consent of International Studies Director.

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

INTS 601  |  Exchange Agreement Study Abroad  |  0 cr

Provides a placeholder allowing students to retain their course standing at UW-Parkside while participating in an exchange study abroad program. Graded Credit/No Credit. Consent of Director. Graded CR/NC.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in approved semester exchange agreement program.

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.