Catalog 2010-2012

International Affairs - Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts Core courses included in minor program requirements are distinguished by italics.

The International Affairs minor is composed of 21 hours in political science and related disciplines. The requirements are as follows:

 

Required:

  Political Science: 943:024; 944:040.....6 hours

  At least two of the following.....6 hours

    Economics: 920:136.

    Political Science: 943:119, 943:120, 943:125, 943:126, 943:127, 943:129, 943:143, 943:145, 944:121, 944:123.

  At least one of the following.....3 hours

    Political Science: 944:135, 944:162, 944:164, 944:165, 944:167.

  Two of the following*: any additional electives of the courses listed above.....6 hours

    OR

    Communication: 48C:151.

    Journalism: 48J:151^.

    French: 720:124^, 720:125^.

    German: 740:123^, 740:150^.

    Russian: 770:141^, 770:142^.

    Spanish: 780:120^, 780:123^, 780:152.

    Portuguese: 790:123^.

    Economics^: 920:143, 920:175.

    History: 963:154, 963:157, 963:160, 963:169, 963:170, 963:172, 963:174, 964:175, 964:180, 964:182, 964:187.

    Geography: 970:114, 970:116, 970:141.

    Sociology/Anthropology: 980:177^/990:177^, 982:162^/990:162^.

21 hours**

 

*This requirement may also be met by an internship approved by the Department of Political Science. Furthermore, students who have successfully completed four semesters at the college level of any foreign language, with at least a 2.00 GPA, or demonstrate an equivalent competency level can apply three credit hours toward the fulfillment of this requirement.

**No more than 9 hours of political science for this minor can also be counted toward a teaching or non-teaching major in political science.

 

Note: Choice of courses and subsequent course prerequisites may increase the length of this program.

 

^These courses have additional prerequisites as follows:

920:053 and 920:054 are prerequisites to all 100/2000/3000/4000-level economics courses. Either 920:024 or both 920:053 and 920:054 will satisfy Category 5B of the Liberal Arts Core.

48J:151 has prerequisite of 48J:002.

720:124 and 720:125 have prerequisite of 720:101.

740:123 and 740:150 have prerequisite of 740:101.

770:141 and 770:142 have prerequisite of 770:103.

780:120 and 780:123 have prerequisite of 780:101 or 780:150.

790:123 has prerequisite of 790:101.

980:177/990:177 and 982:162/990:162 have prerequisite of 980:001 or 990:011, either of which will satisfy Category 5A of the Liberal Arts Core.