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International Studies

Minor Requirements & Courses


24 semester hours total

GEO 101 - World Geography
IS 101 - Introduction to International Studies
PS 104 - International Relations

Plus, 1 of the following:

FR 202 Intermediate French II
GER 202 Intermediate German II
SPA 202 Intermediate Spanish II

Plus, 2 additional 200-level or above electives* (8 hours total):

PS 204 - Model United Nations
PS 222 - Political Ideologies
PS 232 - European Politics
PS 233 - Politics in Developing Countries
PS 235 - African Politics
PS 236 - Russian Politics
PS 245A - Seminar: Nationalism
PS 255 - Seminar in International Politics
PS 255A - Seminar: International Political Economy
PS 331 - Geopolitics
PS 332 - U.S. Foreign Policy
PS 342 - Politics and the Economy
PS 431 - International Law and Organization

HIS 241 - France in the Age of Louis XIV
HIS 242 - England: Age of Elizabeth
HIS 243 - England: The Age of Empire
HIS 245 - 19th Century Europe
HIS 246 - 20th Century Europe
HIS 251 - Medieval and Early Modern Russia
HIS 252 - Modern Russia
HIS 253 - History of Religion in Russia
HIS 261 - China
HIS 262 - Japan
HIS 271 - Latin America to 1825
HIS 272 - Latin America from 1825
HIS 281 - Africa to 1800
HIS 282 - Africa since 1800
HIS 305 - Marriage, Family, and Sexuality in History
HIS 307 - Monarchs and Dynasties
HIS 308 - Cold War
HIS 311 - South Africa
HIS 312 - Advanced Topics in History and Film
HIS 410 - Historical Methods and Analysis
HIS 420 - Historiography
HIS 590 - Field Experience/Internship

SOC 215 - Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective
SOC 590 - Field Experience/Internship

*Note: Electives must be from the same discipline and must lie outside the student’s declared major.

 

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