To earn a minor in international and global studies a student must: (1) demonstrate competence in an appropriate foreign language either by completing the second year of the language in the final term or by demonstrating proficiency at the same level; and (2) complete 28 credits to include the following:
International Studies Core Courses (12 credits)
|Intl 201||Introduction to International Studies||
|Intl 296||The United States and the World||
|Intl 415||Global Studies Theories||
Intro to International Studies is a prerequisite for Intl 415
Global Studies Theories.
Elective Courses (16 credits)
Students must take 16 upper-division credits from the following list of courses.
Global Studies Course List (Social Justice, Human Rights & Global Media)
International Development Studies Course List (Development, Health & Environment)
Language (0-27 credits)
Two years, or equivalent proficiency, of foreign language study. For students taking courses at PSU, second-year proficiency is defined by successful completion of the terminal course in the second-year language sequence, or demonstrating proficiency through the Department of World Languages and Literature.
Total Credit Hours: 28
All courses used to satisfy the departmental minor requirements, whether taken in the department or elsewhere, must be graded C or above.
Courses taken under the undifferentiated grading option (pass/no pass) will not be accepted toward fulfilling department minor requirements.
Information on courses and minor requirements is available from CUPA and faculty advisors. Students should see an advisor as soon as they declare their minor and meet regularly with advisors as they pursue their degree.
CUPA Advising website; 503-725-9210
Kimberley Brown, firstname.lastname@example.org, 503-725-8194;
Evguenia Davidova, email@example.com, 503-725-8992;
Stephen Frenkel, firstname.lastname@example.org, 503-725-5085;
Priya Kapoor, email@example.com, 503-725-3543;
Leopoldo Rodriguez, firstname.lastname@example.org, 503-725-8245;
Shawn Smallman, email@example.com, 503-725-9978;
Gerald Sussman, firstname.lastname@example.org, 503-725-5176.