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University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interdisciplinary Studies, OIS [Arts]

Office of Interdisciplinary Studies, Faculty of Arts

The Office of Interdisciplinary Studies provides administrative support to two programs and four other fields of study. Please see the following course sections for further information: Humanities Computing  (Graduate Studies and Research only), International Studies, Certificate in Peace and Post-Conflict Studies , Religious Studies  , Science, Technology and Society , and Writing Studies. A complete listing of programs and courses can be obtained from the Interdisciplinary Studies or visit www.uofaweb.ualberta.ca/ois/.

Individualized Study

Effective September 2015, there will be no further admissions to this major. Students who entered the program prior to September 2015 must complete all program requirements by April 30, 2016. The last degree with an individualized major or minor will be granted at Spring Convocation 2016.

Minor in International Studies

This interdisciplinary minor subject of concentration will enable students to examine the processes by which international forces of many sorts (particularly political, economic, and cultural forces) influence the lives people lead and the choices they face. Courses taken for this subject of concentration may also analyze international influences upon political, economic, social, cultural and environmental patterns and change in individual nations and communities.

A minor in International Studies requires ★12 to a maximum of ★42 at the senior level, including at least ★6 at the 300- and/or 400-level, in courses identified by the Faculty of Arts of which at least ★3 must come from each of the following three lists.

Core courses focused upon the political aspects of international studies:


Also see Minor   

Students must be aware of all the regulations regarding cross-listed courses in Cross-Listed Courses .