Students are required to successfully complete the following:

  • completion of ITS 470 or ITS 471 Seminar in International Studies (3 credits)
  • enrollment in ITS 497 Honors Research in ITS (3 credits) after completion of the Seminar
  •  following completion of ITS 497, preparation of an advanced research project which will lead to the development of a substantial research paper and, in some cases, a senior thesis under faculty supervision (all faculty affiliated with ITS are eligible to supervise the paper)
  • defense of paper/thesis in colloquium, composed of ITS faculty and other ITS 497 students
  • participation in SIR, the international studies honor society