International studies is an interdisciplinary field that includes the subjects of international politics and political economy, foreign languages, political geography, history, culture and ethnic nationalism. The minor complements the study of many fields because it centers on the international domain within which a wide range of careers operate.
Admission to the Program
Any undergraduate student can pursue the minor in international studies.
The International Studies minor consists of 18 credits of coursework (six courses).
- PLS 111 International Relations
- PLS 112 Comparative Politics
- TWO of the following courses:
- ANT 201 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
- CMC 418 Cross-cultural Communication
- ESC 102 Elements of Geography
- HST 202 The Modern World
- PLS 475 Political Geography
- PLS 333 American Foreign Policy
- PLS 338 Global Issues
- PLS 444 National Security
- ECN 202 Principles of Economics-Macro
- SOC 306 Social Changes in the Third World
- ARH 202 Survey of World Art II
- BUS 345 International Business Environment
- TWO additional courses numbered 300 or above. Students should consult their academic advisor or the requirements of the major in International Studies for suitable options.