International Studies


Today, the world is interconnected, with actions or events occurring in one country or region having significant impact on others. Understanding the international environment and current global challenges, therefore, has become increasingly important for students in all majors.

The International Studies minor is interdisciplinary, bringing together a broad range of courses to maximize students' understanding of international history, geography, politics, and culture. Given the broad range of courses, most students should be able to add the minor to their existing program of study.

International Studies Minor (18 credits)

Required Courses (6 credits)

  • INT 10: Introduction to International Studies
  • INT 375: Independent Study in International Studies or INT 380: Seminar in International Studies or INT 390: Internship in International Studies

Elective Courses (12 credits)

Students may select electives from a wide range of disciplines (e.g., anthropology, business, languages, history, political science, etc. - see check sheet for full list). Categories include:

  • Environment
  • International Development, Cooperation, and Conflict
  • Culture
  • Language Courses