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Minor in International Studies

The minor in International Studies requires 21-24 credits as follows:

Course selection for Minor in International Studies

  • INST 2000 Introduction to International Studies (3 credit hrs)
  • INST 2100/COMM 2100 Communicating in Global Contexts  (3 credit hrs)
  • INST 3000 Theories & Methods in International Studies (3)

2 courses with a regional or country focus (6 credit hours):

  • AFRS 2000 Introduction to Africana Studies
  • ASIA 1800 Asian Civilizations
  • CAST 2010 Introduction to Canadian Studies
  • CHIN 2160 Contemporary Chinese Culture
  • ETHN 3100 Mexican Culture
  • GERM 3160 Contemporary German
  • RUSN 2160 Contemporary Russian Society
  • SPAN 2700 Introduction to Latin American Culture Studies

1 elective at 3000 level or higher (3 credit hours):

  • BA 3900 Business in the Global Arena
  • ETHN 4250 Discourses of Empire and Nation
  • GEOG 3250 Population Geography
  • HIST 4110 Modern Mexico
  • HIST 4140 Canada
  • HIST 4020 Colonial Africa
  • HIST 4030 Contemporary Africa
  • JOUR 4750 Perspectives on International Media
  • POLS 3350 Global Resource Politics
  • POLS 4750 International Organization
  • POLS 4760 International Political Economy
  • SPAN 3770 Civilization of Mexico and the Caribbean
  • SPAN 3780 Civilization of South America
  • SPAN 4010 Latin American Culture Studies Seminar

Study abroad, including 3 credit hours of foreign language study OR 
6 credit hours of foreign language at the 3000 level (3-6 credit hours)