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    Northwest Vista College
  Aug 10, 2020
Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2011-2012 
Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2011-2012 [Archived Catalog]

Associate of Arts, concentration in International Studies

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At no other time in history have nations and peoples of the world come to rely upon one another more than today. Our social, political and economic futures are connected to form an interdependent international web. Northwest Vista College recognizes the challenges of life on a global scale and has designed courses to assist our students and community in  expanding their worldview.

Whether your immediate goal is a four-year education, entry into the workplace, or if you simply have an interest in other peoples, places, and languages, Northwest Vista College offers a variety of courses that will prepare you for the future in a growing global context.

Students have two options:

  1. Students that successfully complete three or more courses that have been designated “International” may apply for a special Certificate of Recognition from the college.
  2. Students may choose an Associate’s Degree program in International Studies.


Degree Requirements (Total Credit Hours 62)

Communication (9 hours)

Mathematics (3 hours)

Select 1 course from the Mathematics (20) Core 

Natural Sciences (7 hours)

Select 2 courses from the Natural Sciences (30) Core 

Humanities and Visual/Performing Arts (9 hours)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (15 hours)

Kinesiology (2 hours)

Select 2 credit hours from the Kinesiology (90) Core 


A course may be used only once to fulfill degree requirements.

Check with the four-year institution to which you plan to transfer to ensure that courses taken at NVC are the courses that will apply to the appropriate degree.

Whenever possible, select from the list of internationalized courses offered each semester.

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