Minor

International studies minor Theresa VanderMeer on a 2006 internship in New Delhi, India

International studies minor Theresa VanderMeer on a 2006 internship in New Delhi, India

The international studies minor provides undergraduate students with:

  • A challenging program of study
    including seven thematic or
    regional courses
  • Advanced proficiency in a foreign language 
  • Access to special interdisciplinary seminars on international topics
  • Opportunities for study abroad


Who should pursue a minor in international studies?

The International Studies Minor is an excellent complement to nearly any major, or for students planning to pursue advanced degrees in many fields including international relations, international law, or public policy.

What are the requirements for completing the minor?

Students electing an international studies minor will also select a region and a theme upon which to focus.

Academic Advising

Interested in discussing a minor in international studies? Visit our advising page to learn about upcoming information sessions, or make an appointment to meet with a PICS advisor.