Minor in International Studies
85% of today’s college students will have careers with direct international dimensions. The international studies minor is designed to help prepare you for success in the international aspects of your career. This minor provides a central core of international study, along with a choice of internationally-focused electives, and is available to students in any undergraduate division of the university. The minor provides insight into social, political, cultural, and economic areas of international importance in our increasingly globalized society.
To plan your course schedule, please see the details of the requirements for the degree. Please refer to the undergraduate course catalog to find more about specific courses. Feel free to contact the Director of the International Studies Minor program with any questions you may have.
The international studies minor program is designed to provide a central core of study, along with internationally-focused electives, and is available to students in any undergraduate division of the university. The minor provides insight into social, political, cultural, and economic areas of international importance in our increasingly globalized society.
The minor program requires 18 semester hours (s.h.) credit and can be earned with or without participation in either overseas opportunities or language training, although both are encouraged. Questions about course planning can be addressed to the undergraduate Director of International Studies. No course credit counted toward a student’s major may be used to fulfill the requirements of the program.
Course requirements detailed below are divided into:
- Core Courses (Intro, plus a choice two other Core Courses)
- Elective Courses (Internationally-focused Electives approved by the Executive Committee) and
- Upper-Level Seminar (a capstone core course, completing the courses for the minor).