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Associate of Arts, concentration in International Studies


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San Antonio College offers an Associate of Arts degree with a concentration in International Studies in order to provide the lower division coursework of a baccalaureate degree. This program advances greater comprehension and awareness of the changing realities of our world and the increasing interdependence of nations as the 21st century unfolds. It prepares students to face the challenges of living and working in a global community. Transnational forces, be they economic, monetary, environmental, or demographic, will continue to shape students’ lives long after they leave college. Today’s job market especially requires employees who can successfully work in a globally interconnected and interdependent environment. This degree strives to increase students’ knowledge of history, culture, economics, the environment, government, and languages from a global perspective. Through coursework in a variety of disciplines, this initiative strives to promote sensitivity to political, economic, environmental, and social issues within an international context.

A globally competent student:

  • Understands how his/her actions have a global impact.
  • Has the ability to understand diverse cultural frames of reference.
  • Has the ability to participate in the global marketplace.
  • Has an understanding of the economic interdependency among nations.
  • Understands social, political, religious, and cultural constructions throughout the world.
  • Understands global environmental issues.
  • Has knowledge of one or more foreign languages.
  • Has the ability to access and evaluate global information.
  • Accepts responsibility for global citizenship.

For more information on the international studies degree, contact the Foreign Language and Philosophy Department.

Degree Requirements (Total Credit Hours 60)

Communication (10) Core (6 credit hours)


Additional Communication (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Additional Communication (11) Core 

Mathematics (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Mathematics (20) Core 

Natural Sciences (6 credit hours)


Select 2 courses from the Natural Sciences (30) Core 

Humanities (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Humanities (40) Core 

Additional Humanities (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Additional Humanities (41) Core 

Visual and Performing Arts (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Visual and Performing Arts (50) Core 

History (6 credit hours)


Select 2 courses from the History (60) Core 

Government (6 credit hours)


Select 2 courses from the Government (70) Core 

Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences (80) Core 

Note:


*Students should check with the university to which they plan to transfer to ensure that appropriate courses are selected at SAC that will apply to the baccalaureate degree.

Notes:


A course may be used only once to fulfill degree requirements.

The student is encouraged to carefully examine requirements at the transfer institution.  Requirements vary from institution to institution and can change from one year to the next.

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Program CIP: 30.2001

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