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2011-2012: Undergraduate Catalog

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School of Humanities and Social Science School Web site

School Dean

Janet Dizinno, Ph.D. hssdean@stmarytx.edu


Multinational Organization Studies

Department Chair

Dr. Mark Lokensgard, Coordinator mlokensgard@stmarytx.edu

Description of Program/Major

This program is housed in the Department of Languages, and it leads to the Bachelor of Arts degree in Multinational Organization Studies (MOS). The MOS is designed to enable the combination of advanced language skills with careers in the public and private sectors. Of particular interest is the requirement of one summer semester (5 weeks) internship with an American or foreign organization abroad or in the U.S. in which foreign language skills are a part of the day-to-day operation. The program has a strong liberal arts core and a good inter-disciplinary foundation in economics, business and administration, history, and political science. All courses are taught by the corresponding departments/schools within the University. Two seminars and the summer internship are administered by the Department of Languages.

B.A. degree in Multinational Organization Studies with a concentration in Portuguese or Spanish. (Offering in a particular language concentration will depend upon student enrollment.) the program consists of 120 semester hours, divided in the following manner:

30 hours of the St. Mary's Core
48 hours of the School Specific Core
30 hours of the Major (Spanish or Portuguese, mandatory)
12 hours of MOS- specific courses

Degree Requirements

Core Curriculum (SMC)
St. Mary's University Core (30 Hours)
All St. Mary's Core SMC13## "Reflection" courses must be completed before registering for SMC23## "Practice" courses. "Reflection" courses can be taken in any order followed by "Practice" courses in any order.
SMC 1301Foundations of Civilization3
SMC 1311Foundations of Reflection: Self (Formerly PL 1310)3
SMC 1312Foundations of Reflection: Nature3
SMC 1313Foundations of Reflection: Others3
SMC 1314Foundations of Reflection: God (Formerly TH 2301)3
SMC 2301Foundations of Practice: Ethics (Formerly PL 2332)3
SMC 2302Foundations of Practice: Civic Engagement and Social Action3
SMC 2303Foundations of Practice: Fine Arts and Creative Process (Formerly FA 1101, FA 1102, FA 1103)3
SMC 2304Foundations of Practice: Literature3
SMC 4301Capstone Seminar: Prospects for Community and Civilization3

School Specific Core (SSC)
School of Humanities and Social Sciences School Specific Core (30 Hours)

SpeechSE 1321 (for international students), SE 1341, SE 2333, SE 33913
Composition and Rhetoric (grade of "C" or better)EN 1311, EN 1313 (for international students)3
Mathematics MT 1301, MT 1302, MT 1303, MT 1305, MT 1306, MT 1411, MT 24123
Foreign LanguagesSix hours at the sophomore level (2311, 2312) in a Foreign Language previously studied for a minimum of one year;
Or, 6 hours of introductory level (1311, 1312) in a Foreign Language not previously studied;
Or, 12 hours of CLEP credit for a language previously studied.
HistoryHS 1301, HS 1302, HS 1303, HS 1351, HS 1352, HS 3312 (or any HS courses pending AC approval)3
ScienceBL 1301, BL 1302, BL 3311, BL 3312, CH 1303, CH 1304, CH 1401, CH 1402, EG 2300, ES 1300, ES 1303, ES 1304, ES 1373, PY 1300, PY 1310, PY 1401, PY 14023
TheologyAdvanced Theology 33XX, HU 33033
Fine ArtsAR, DM, MU3
LiteratureEN 23XX3

Four Year Degree Plan

Department Faculty

Multinational Organization Studies Faculty Website

Department Website

Multinational Organization Studies Website

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