The minor consists of 25 credits, including 15 credits of core courses, of which 6 credits are for courses in any foreign language beyond the 6 credits required for Foundational Studies. Students must also take 9 credits of approved 300/400 level courses with a regional or thematic focus. Courses for this focus requirement are determined in consultation with the academic advisor for International Studies.
In addition, students must participate in an approved study abroad program or complete a substantial research paper in international studies. During their senior year, students complete a culminating self-reflective project in International Studies 490. Students design their programs of study with an International Studies Program advisor.
Foreign Language and Culture (6 credits)
Six hours of foreign language study beyond the requirement for Foundational Studies.