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IEML Programs

International Economics & Modern Languages

The Bachelor of Arts with a major in IEML is offered through the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies in collaboration with the Department of Modern & Classical Languages.


Areas A - E (42)

Area A: Essential Skills (9)
• Area B: Institutional Options (4)
• Area C: Humanities And Fine Arts (6)
• Area D: Math, Technology And Science (11)
• Area E: Social Science (12)


Area F:  Courses Appropriate To The Major (18)

Econ 2105 Principles of Macroeconomics
• Econ 2106 Principles of Microeconomics
• Math 1070 Elementary Statistics - If taken in Area D, a 1000/2000 level elective from Areas A-E may be substituted.
• Foreign language requirement: (6) Levels 2001 and 2002
• Elective: one 1000/2000 level course chosen from Areas A-E


Area G:  Major Common Core Curriculum (24)

A minimum grade of C is required for all courses in this area.
• Econ 3900 Macroeconomics
• Econ 3910 Microeconomics
• Econ 4600 Economic Development
• Econ 4800 International Trade
• Econ 4810 International Finance
• Econ 4999 Senior Capstone Course
• 2 elective 4000-level Econ courses


Area H:  Modern Languages Common Core Curriculum by Language (24)

FRENCH:  Required Courses

FREN 3013 Intensive Grammar Review
• FREN 3023 Adv. Conversation & Composition
• FREN 3033 Intro to Analysis of Literary Texts
• FREN 4033 French for Int. Business I
• FREN 4043 French for Int. Business II
• FREN 4053 Adv. Grammar and Translation
• FREN 4123 Contemporary France
• One elective FR 3000/4000 course

GERMAN:  Required Courses

GRMN 3301 Adv. German I
• GRMN 3302 Adv. German II
• GRMN 3311 Intro to Reading German Lit.
• GRMN 3312 Intro to Reading German Lit.
• Choose 4 of following 5 courses from the German Language & Int. Business concentration:

  • GRMN 4402 Adv. Grammar
  • GRMN 4422 Contemporary German
  • GRMN 4431 German for Int. Business I
  • GRMN 4432 German for Int. Business II
  • GRMN 4435 Techniques of Translation

SPANISH:  Required Courses

SPAN 3303 Adv. Grammar or SP 3501 Adv. Spanish for Heritage Speakers
• SPAN 3307 Intro to Study of Literary Texts
• SPAN 3310 Hispanic Culture and Civilization 
• SPAN 4405 Spanish for Int. Business I
• SPAN 4407 Spanish for Int. Business II
• SPAN 4409 Techniques for Translation
• Two other SPAN 3000/4000 courses


Area I:  Electives (12)

Twelve semester hours must be at the 3000/4000 level.  Elective courses to complement the major are selected in consultation with the faculty adviser.