International Studies

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Admission requirements

Administrative Committee: Chair: J. Torres (Languages, Literatures, & Cultural Studies), A. Akkerman (Geography & Planning), C. Bell (Political Studies), L. Berdahl (Political Studies - ex officio), C. Echevarria (Economics), P. Elabor-Idemudia (Sociology), M. Labelle (History), M. Lovrod (Women's & Gender Studies), S. Rahimi (Archaeology & Anthropology), W. Wheeler (Indigenous Studies), and one or two student representatives from the International Studies Students' Association (ISSA).

The core departments participating in the International Studies Program are Archaeology & Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Studies, and Sociology. Indigenous Studies and Women's & Gender Studies also contribute courses in the program (but are not "core" departments).

Students must choose 3 to 6 credit units of courses from 5 of the 6 core areas: ANTH, ECON, GEOG, HIST, POLS and SOC.

Major Average

The major average in International Studies programs includes the grades earned in:

  • All courses listed in the Major Requirement B6. (A maximum of 6 credit units of courses at the 400-level from a core department but not explicitly listed in the Major Requirement will be used in the calculation of the major average.)

Residency Requirements in the Major

To receive a degree in International Studies, students must complete at least two-thirds of the following coursework (to the nearest highest multiple of 3 credit units) from the University of Saskatchewan.

  • Minimum requirements in Major Requirement B6.

See Residency for additional details.

Bachelor of Arts (B.A. Four-year) - International Studies

Bachelor of Arts (B.A. Honours) - International Studies

Note for Students in the Bachelor of Arts Four-year and Honours Programs in International Studies