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International Studies Minor

Political Science
College of Liberal Arts
  • Program Type: Undergraduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Fall 2014
  • Required credits in this minor: 25
The international studies minor increases students' familiarity with their global surroundings and their understanding of important global issues and concerns. It provides them with an awareness of various aspects of international relations and an appreciation of the challenges and opportunities confronting specific world regions.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Minor Requirements
Foreign language study is strongly recommended.
Lower Division (13 cr)
ANTH 1604 - Cultural Anthropology [LE CAT6, LEIP CAT06, SOC SCI, GLOBAL PER] (4.0 cr)
HIST 1208 - Europe in the Modern Age [LE CAT7, HUMANITIES] (3.0 cr)
POL 1050 - International Relations [LE CAT8, LEIP CAT08, GLOBAL PER] (3.0 cr)
GEOG 1202 - World Regional Geography [LE CAT8, LEIP CAT08, GLOBAL PER] (3.0 cr)
or GEOG 1304 - Human Geography [LE CAT6, LECD CAT06, SOC SCI] (3.0 cr)
Electives (12 cr)
Courses taken that exceed the 12 credit minimum will be applicable. This area has a maximum of 14 credits.
Take 12 - 14 credit(s) from the following:
· AMIN 3410 - Fur Trade in Canada and the United States [CDIVERSITY] (3.0 cr)
· AMIN 3430 - Global Indigenous Studies [GLOBAL PER] (3.0 cr)
· ANTH 3628 - Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective (3.0 cr)
· ANTH 3632 - Latin American Cultures (3.0 cr)
· ANTH 3638 - Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East (3.0 cr)
· COMM 2929 - Intercultural Communication [LE CAT6, LEIP CAT06, CDIVERSITY] (4.0 cr)
· ECON 3150 - Development Economics (3.0 cr)
· ECON 4410 - International Economics (3.0 cr)
· ENGL 3501 - British Literature I [HUMANITIES] (4.0 cr)
· ENGL 3502 - British Literature II [HUMANITIES] (4.0 cr)
· ENGL 5566 - Irish Literary Revival (4.0 cr)
· ENGL 5583 - British Novel (4.0 cr)
· FMIS 3649 - International Finance (3.0 cr)
· FR 2315 - French Cinema [LE CAT9, LEIP CAT09, HUMANITIES] (4.0 cr)
· FR 4412 - Contemporary French Culture and Society [HUMANITIES, GLOBAL PER] (4.0 cr)
· FR 4422 - 20th-Century Novel [HUMANITIES] (4.0 cr)
· GEOG 3461 - Geography of Global Resources [SUSTAIN] (3.0 cr)
· GEOG 3702 - Geography of the United States and Canada (3.0 cr)
· GEOG 3762 - Geography of Europe (3.0 cr)
· GER 2402 - Germany Today [LE CAT8, LEIP CAT08, HUMANITIES] (3.0 cr)
· GER 4302 - German Women Writers and Filmmakers [HUMANITIES] (4.0 cr)
· GER 4305 - German Cinema [HUMANITIES] (4.0 cr)
· GER 4404 - Contemporary Germany [HUMANITIES, GLOBAL PER] (4.0 cr)
· HIST 2325 - Muslim Societies [LE CAT7, LEIP CAT07] (4.0 cr)
· HIST 2365 - Russia in the 20th Century [LE CAT7, LEIP CAT07, GLOBAL PER] (3.0 cr)
· HIST 2515 - Precolonial Africa [LE CAT7, LECD CAT07, HUMANITIES] (3.0 cr)
· HIST 3243 - Europe in Crisis in the 20th Century (3.0 cr)
· HIST 3244 - History of Holocaust (3.0 cr)
· HIST 3257 - Modern France (3.0 cr)
· HIST 3264 - Imperial Russia (3.0 cr)
· HIST 3386 - The United States and the World since 1898 (3.0 cr)
· HIST 3615 - Modern Africa (3.0 cr)
· HIST 3616 - Society and Culture in 20th-Century Africa (3.0 cr)
· HIST 3726 - Modern Middle East: 18th Century-Present (4.0 cr)
· HIST 3825 - Islamic History from Muhammad to the Ottomans (4.0 cr)
· MKTG 3781 - International Marketing (3.0 cr)
· POL 3420 - International Organization and Global Governance (3.0 cr)
· POL 3451 - Theories of International Relations (4.0 cr)
· POL 3456 - International Security: War and More (4.0 cr)
· POL 3517 - Western European Political Systems (4.0 cr)
· POL 3525 - African Politics (3.0 cr)
· POL 3530 - Comparative Constitutional Law and Judicial Politics (3.0 cr)
· POL 3570 - Politics of Developing Nations (3.0 cr)
· SOC 3945 - Social Stratification (3.0 cr)
· SPAN 3042 - Hispanic American Civilization and Culture [HUMANITIES, GLOBAL PER] (4.0 cr)
· SPAN 3044 - Spanish Civilization and Culture [HUMANITIES, GLOBAL PER] (4.0 cr)
· SPAN 4011 - Hispanic American Prose [HUMANITIES] (4.0 cr)
· SPAN 4018 - Hispanic America From Within [HUMANITIES] (4.0 cr)
· SPAN 4019 - Seminar: Hispanic America in the 21st Century [HUMANITIES] (4.0 cr)
· SPAN 4027 - Modern Spanish Literature and Culture [HUMANITIES] (4.0 cr)
· SPAN 4028 - Literature and Culture of Spain from the 19th Century to the Present [HUMANITIES] (4.0 cr)
· WS 3000 - Transnational Perspectives on Feminism [SOC SCI, GLOBAL PER] (3.0 cr)
· WS 3001 - Third World Women [GLOBAL PER] (3.0 cr)
· WS 3002 - Latin American Women: Culture and Politics (3.0 cr)
· WS 3400 - Women and Film [GLOBAL PER] (3.0 cr)
· WS 3775 - Women, Globalization and Food [SUSTAIN] (3.0 cr)
 
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