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Program Details

The International Studies AOC is an introduction for freshman and sophomore college students to global studies with an emphasis on the 20th and 21st centuries. Upon successful completion, graduates will receive an AA degree with an AOC in international education. By taking a diverse set of courses with a world view, students will broaden their perspectives and gain an appreciation and awareness of the global community.

Students desiring to work toward a major in international education can complete the requirements for the associate of arts degree and the AOC hours for international education. There is a 15-hour minimum for this area of concentration with a two-year foreign language component. Students must complete at least 50 percent of the courses within the colleges of the LSCS to receive this AOC designation. AOC courses must be selected from those sections designated in the schedule as international studies sections (IS). Total Credit Hours for International Studies Area of Concentration is 15-19.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges