Department of Foreign Languages

Minor in International Studies


 Course Credit
 Introduction to International Studies (FL 101 or FL 101H) 3
12 Semester credit hours selected as follows:
I. 3 Semester credit hours of geography courses selected from the following:
  World Regional Geography (GE 102) 3
  Geography of Europe (GE 301) 3
  Geography of the United States and Canada (GE 304) 3
  Geography of Latin America (GE 305) 3
  Economic Geography (GE 321) 3
  Geography of Africa (GE 350) 3
  Geopolitics (GE 402) 3
  Geography of the Middle East (GE 412) 3
  Geography of Asia (GE 413) 3
  Advanced Cultural Geography (GE 460) 3
 

Total:

3
II. 3 Semester credit hours of history courses selected from the following:
  Special Topics in International Studies (FL 490) 3
  Survey of World Civilization Since 1500 (HI 102) 3
Russian History Since 1801 (HI 345) 3
Latin American Colonial History (HI 346) 3
Latin American History Since 1824 (HI 347) 3
East Asia to 1300 (HI 348) 3
East Asia since 1300 (HI 349) 3
United States Diplomatic History (HI 371) 3
  Nineteenth-Century European History (HI 427) 3
  Twentieth-Century European History (HI 429) 3
  History of the Caribbean (HI 438) 3
  The Middle East Past and Present (HI 444) 3
  History of Africa (HI 446) 3
 

Total:

3
III. 3 Semester credit hours of humanities courses selected from the following:
  Art History Survey II (AR 282) 3
  Studies in contemporary Global Literature (EN 331) 3
  Contemporary World Literature (EN 463) 3
  Introduction to Latin American Studies (FL 204 or FL 204H) 3
  Culture through Cinema (FL 301) 3
  Cross-Cultural Interaction (FL 302) 3
  French Civilization and Culture (FR 352) 3
  German Civilization and Culture (GR 352) 3
  Cultural Anthropology (SO 350) 3
Divided Cultures: A Study of Minority Groups (SO 421) 3
  Law and Society (SO 430) 3
  Spanish Civilization (SP 351) 3
  Latin America Civilization (SP 352) 3
 

Total:

3
IV. 3 Semester credit hours selected from the following:
  International Law of Commerce (BL 455) 3
  International Trade and Finance (EC/FI 463) 3
  International Business (MK/MG 491) 3
  Comparative Government and Politics (PS 302) 3
  World Politics (PS 303) 3
  International Organization (PS 435) 3
  Global Women's Issues (WS 354) 3
 

Total:

3

6 Additional semester credit hours selected from any two of the previous selections

21


All students pursuing the minor in International Studies must complete four college semesters, or the equivalent, in a single foreign language
. Students already prepared to enter intermediate-level language courses should take the CLEP or ACTFL OPI examination to receive credit for the introductory courses. Students with three or more years of a foreign language in high school or who have a native competency may satisfy the requirement, and receive credit, by making a sufficient score on the Level II CLEP examination or by receiving an Intermediate High rating on the OPI. Students considering the minor in International Studies should select the following courses to fulfill General Studies requirements: GE 102, HI 102, or AR 282.

NOTE:  This page is based upon the 2013/2014 UNA Catalog.
Courses and descriptions are subject to change without notice.