International Studies Minor

 

Minor Requirements

A minor in international studies consists of:

BLMC 240Introduction to International Studies

3

 

POLS 203International Relations

3

or

BLMC 220Introduction to Culture: Bridging Differences

3

 

Six hours of a language requirement*


In addition, students must complete three hours from the following:

ANTH 210Cultural Anthropology

3

BLMC 340Current Issues in International Studies

3

COMM 218Intercultural Communication

3

COMM 340Communication Across Contexts and Cultures

3

GEOG 200Human Geography

3

HUMN 380Global Perspectives On Gender

3

PLAW 230International and Comparative Law

3

POLS 202Comparative Politics

3

POLS 333Contemporary Political Ideologies

3

POLS 401Topics: Contemporary International Political Issues

3

POLS 404The Politics of Terrorism

3

In addition, students must complete six hours from the following:

BLMC 330International Living/Study/Internship

1 to 12

BLMC 343Hispanic/Latino Influences in the United States

3

HIST 220European Civilization from 476-1648

3

HIST 221European Civilization since 1648

3

HIST 242World War II

3

HIST 350European Society and Thought

3

HIST 352Selected Topics in Global History

3

HIST 385Selected Topics in Asian History

3

HIST 400Selected Topics in European History

3

JAPN 350Introduction to Japanese Culture

3

JAPN 495Selected Topics in Japanese

1 to 4

JAPN 499Study/Internship in Japan

1 to 8

RELI 200Religions of India and Tibet

3

RELI 201Religions of China and Japan

3

RELI 220The Islamic Tradition

3

RELI 312The Buddhist Tradition

3

RELI 315Religions of Africa and the Americas

3

SPAN 325Culture of Spain (in Spanish)

3

SPAN 328Spanish-American Culture (in Spanish)

3

SPAN 341Spanish Culture (in English)

3

SPAN 344Spanish-American Culture (in English)

3

SPAN 499Study/Internship in a Spanish-Speaking Country

1 to 12

*Students must complete at least six semester hours of 200-level courses of a European language (e.g., SPAN 220 and SPAN 221) or at least six hours of 100-level courses of a non-European language (e.g., JAPN 120 and JAPN 121).

The Department of Language and Culture recommends that students complete the six hours of electives through an international experience.