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Course Offerings and Major/Minor Requirements

Major Requirements (42 credit hours)

Core Requirements

  • 12 hours from:
    • Economics 215, 216
    • History 112
    • Philosophy 203
    • Political Science 131, 342
  • A senior seminar experience selected in consultation with the international affairs advisor and a department involved in the major.

Distribution Requirements
At least 27 hours including courses in three disciplines from the first three groups:

  • Social and Economic Development (3 hours)
    • Anthropology 201
    • Economics 361
    • Religion 393
    • Sociology 350

  • International Relations (6 hours)
    • History 320
    • Political Science 151

  • Comparative Culture and Politics (9 hours)
    • French 325
    • German 325
    • History 346, 351
    • Political Science 331
    • Spanish 325

  • Language Skills (one of the following)
    • Participation in an approved study abroad program that includes 3 hours of coursework in a foreign language


    • Completion of a Muskingum College foreign language course at the 212 level or above, excluding French, German, or Spanish 325 if taken to fulfill the Comparative Culture and Politics distribution.

Two additional 300- or 400-level courses from the listed courses, excluding those already used to fulfill requirements.

NOTE: Major/minor requirements are in addition to the General Education in the Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum, which are required of all students to graduate.

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