***Undergraduate Bachelor of Philosophy Requirements

Area courses (credits)

*Number of foreign language
college-level semesters

Study abroad

Thesis

GPA minimum

International advisor

Administration

BPhil in International & Area Studies—Asian Studies Track

8 Asia-related courses (24)
(only two courses from the second major can overlap with the BPhil)

1 Methodology (3)

1 Directed study for thesis writing (3)

*6 semesters in a language relevant to region of study

Required (exceptions may be made)

Proposal for plan of study
Defend an honors thesis

3.5

Dr. Katherine Carlitz

Asian Studies Center in collaboration with University Honors College

BPhil in International & Area Studies—European Union & West European Studies Track

8 Europe-related courses (24)

1 Methodology (3)

1 Directed study for thesis writing (3)

*6 semesters in a language relevant to region of study

Required (exceptions may be made)

Proposal for plan of study
Defend an honors thesis

3.5

Steve Lund

European Union Center for Excellence/Europen Studies Center in collaboration with University Honors College

BPhil in International & Area Studies—Global Studies Track

5 Global concentration (9)

2 Regional (6)

1 Intro to global studies (3)

1 Methodology (3)

1 Capstone (3)

*6 semesters in a language relevant to region of study

**Required

Proposal for plan of study
Defend an honors thesis
Portfolio presentation

3.5

Elaine Linn

Global Studies Center

BPhil in International & Area Studies—Russian & East European Studies Track

8 Russia or East Europe-related courses (24)

1 Methodology (3)

1 Directed study for thesis writing (3)

*6 semesters in a language relevant to region of study

Required (exceptions may be made)

Proposal for plan of study
Defend an honors thesis

3.5

REES academic advisor

Center for Russian & East European Studies

* Must achieve or have Intermediate mid-high language proficiency.
** Includes study abroad or in-country internship or research experience.
*** The BPhil is awarded by the University Honors College. Click here for more information.