Apr 04, 2020  
2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 University Catalog

International Studies Core Concentration


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Core Curriculum Requirements


All students have the opportunity to declare a Core Concentration in International Studies through successful completion of a semester abroad on a Roger Williams University sponsored or Roger Williams University affiliated program. Completing a Core Concentration in International Studies will demonstrate to employers that a student who studied abroad has the maturity, resourcefulness and resilience required to navigate successfully in challenging and increasingly diverse working environments.

The following institutional policy has been established by Roger Williams University for completion of the Core

Concentration in International Studies:

  • International Studies Core Concentrations are to consist of fifteen (15) credits that focus on the host country/region and are normally transferable to Roger Williams University.
  • The courses used in an International Studies Core Concentration may not be used to fulfill any Roger Williams University major requirements.
  • At least nine (9) semester hours in the International Studies Core Concentration must be taken abroad.
  • At least nine (9) credits in the International Studies Core Concentration must directly focus on aspects of the culture or history of the particular country or region.

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