Department of Political Science

International Relations Minor

The international relations minor provides intensive study of the dynamic forces and trends that characterize the contemporary political and economic world, and the impact of those forces within and across national boundaries. The minor consists of 18 semester credit hours as follows:

Political Science Courses:

  • Three hours from: POLS 3310, 3315, 3390, 4305, 4310, 4315, 4316 and 4350.
  • Three hours from: POLS 3370, 3372, 3375, 3380, 3385, 3388, 3395 and 4325.
  • Three additional hours from A) or B) above.

Elective Courses: nine semester credit hours chosen from:

ANTH 3330: Cultural Anthropology
CRIJ 4350: Comparative Criminal Justice
ECON 3305: Comparative Economic Systems
ECON 4330: International Trade
FINA 4350: International Finance and Multinational Business
GEOG 1313: World Regional Geography
MANA 4310: International Business
SOCI 3321: Multicultural Studies
HIST 3359: Twentieth-Century Europe
HIST 3395: History of Russia
HIST 4360: African History I
HIST 4392: Modern Latin America
HIST 4393: Japanese Civilization
HIST 4394: Chinese Civilization
HIST 4395: Modern Middle East
HIST 4361: African History II

Additional courses may be substituted in item D with the approval of the political science chair.