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International Studies Minor


This interdisciplinary minor seeks to introduce students to international studies through coursework in four areas: economics/international business, history, political science, and modern languages. It resembles, in miniature, the international studies major, which is built upon the same four disciplinary pillars. Faculty Advisor: Dr. Miriam Lowi


Courses (5 course units)

  • POL 130: International Relations

Select one of the following:

  • POL  250: Politics and Society in Developing Countries
  • POL  330: American Foreign Policy
  • POL  335: International Organization
  • POL  380: International Political Economy

Select one of the following:

  • ECO  102: Macroeconomics
  • ECO  335: Economic Development*
  • ECO  340: International Economics**
  • ECO  345: Comparative Economic Systems**

*Prerequisite: ECO 101/Principle Microeconomics
**Prerequisite: ECO 102/Principles of Macroeconomics[/simplebox]

One 200-level language course in a language other than English or equivalent proficiency. (intermediate low as defined in the ACTFL guidelines)

One 300-level history course, by advisement

One elective course chosen by the student and approved by the adviser. Elective courses must relate to international studies and may come from any department in the college.