Major Requirements

Course Distribution Summary

Requirement Details
2 Core Courses
  • ICS 195 — Critical Approaches to Global Issues
  • ICS 489S — Capstone Seminar
4 Global Courses
  • Must be chosen from ICS-approved list of global courses, or taken during a study abroad program
  • Must originate from at least two disciplinary or interdisciplinary departments
  • Must meet ICS global criteria
4 Region Courses
  • Must be chosen from ICS-approved list of region courses, or taken during a study abroad program
  • Must originate from at least two disciplinary or interdisciplinary departments
  • Must meet ICS region criteria
  • Must be chosen from the following seven geographic options (or propose a different region to the DUS): Africa, China and East Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, Middle East, Russia and Central Asia, or South Asia
4 Foreign Language Courses
  • Must be a non-English language used in the Region concentration

 

Curricular Planning Form

 

Our curricular planning form will help you visualize and plan out your path in the ICS major. Every semester, ICS majors will discuss this form with an ICS advisor to make sure they are on the path to completing the major.