International Studies Minor

About the Minor

The International Studies minor is an interdisciplinary academic program with an intercultural and comparative focus.

Faculty may cross-list their international courses as INTL or list them as electives in the minor.

The International Studies advisor is Vicki Hamblin, Director of IGE and Professor of French.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students who complete the International Studies minor will demonstrate the ability to analyze and understand global issues from perspectives beyond their own experience.
  2. Students who complete the International Studies minor will demonstrate the ability to think critically about the impact that their own cultural identities have on their world view.


28 credits to include:

  • INTL 201 Intro to Global Studies (5)
  • INTL 401 Global Issues (5)
  • 4-8 credits from an approved study-abroad program, international exchange, or internationally-focused service learning or internship experience.
  • 4-5 credits in a modern language at 202 level or above; or, 4-5 credits at 103 level or above for less commonly taught languages.
  • Three upper-division elective courses from the following list or other intercultural content courses with approval by the faculty advisor for International Studies; at least two courses to be completed on campus.
    • INTL 302 Global Citizenship
    • INTL 312/FAIR312F Globalizations since 1870
    • INTL 334/FAIR 334F International Law
    • INTL 361/ECON 361 Intern’l Econonics and Business
    • ENG 335 - Literary and Creative Expressions Across Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America
    • FAIR 312D - Issues in International Studies
    • FAIR 334B - Transitional Justice
    • FAIR 334C - International Human Rights
    • FAIR 371E - Nations and Nationalism
    • FAIR 413A - International Childhood
    • HIST 369 - Women, Gender, & Sexuality in African History
    • HIST 385 - West African History
    • Or, any upper-division intercultural course with approval of the faculty advisor for International Studies
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