To guide and recognize the work of history majors who desire to devote a part of their studies to international historical issues and questions, the history department has established an international studies track. In addition to the ordinary degree requirements, students following this concentration will be required to:
1) Complete a signiﬁcant study abroad experience (such as those regularly recommended by the university's ofﬁce of International Programs);
2) Demonstrate research competence in a language other than English.
Students may demonstrate language competency in two ways. Students who pass a departmental language exam will be certiﬁed as having met the language requirement. Students who complete a history honors thesis or a 400-level seminar paper that draws on a signiﬁcant number of non-English secondary or primary sources will also be certiﬁed as having met the stipulation.