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International Studies Minor

The international studies minor provides a broad international perspective for students who plan careers in business, government, medical and psychological services, the legal profession, or education. The courses in this minor allow students to expand their concept of social and ecological responsibility in the global arena. This minor can be combined with any major and minor except the international studies major. A minimum of 12 credits must be exclusive to the minor and cannot be counted toward any other majors/minors/certificate programs.

International Studies Minor Requirements (18 credits)
Students must complete 18 credits from the following areas. Nine (9) credits must be at the 3000/4000 level, and a minimum of 6 credits must be in non-Western courses.

Core Courses (3 credits)
Select 3 credits from the following courses:
COMM 2300 Intercultural Communication (3 credits)
GEOG 2050 Survey of Geography (3 credits)
INST 1500 Global Issues (3 credits)

Subject Areas (15 credits)
Select 9 credits from either the Arts, Literature, and Culture subject area or from the History, Law, and Government subject area, and select 6 credits from the other subject area:

Arts, Literature, and Culture Subject Area
ARTS 3300 Myth and Art (3 credits)
ARTS 3350 Irish Art and Architecture (3 credits)
ARTS 3400 Non-Western and Modern Art* (3 credits)
HUMN 1200 Introduction to World Religions (3 credits)
HUMN 2300 Introduction to World Mythology (3 credits)
HUMN 2350 Introduction to Folklore (3 credits)
HUMN 2400 Introduction to Celtic Studies (3 credits)
HUMN 3800 Mexican Cult of Death in Myth and Literature (3 credits)
HUMN 4200 Asian Thought* (3 credits)
LITR 2010 British Literature I (3 credits)
LITR 2011 British Literature II (3 credits)
LITR 2030 World Literature I (3 credits)
LITR 2031 World Literature II (3 credits)
LITR 3210 British Romantic Literature (3 credits)
LITR 3260 Modernist World Literature (3 credits)
LITR 3510 Irish Literature (3 credits)
LITR 3530 Caribbean Literature (3 credits)
LITR 3540 Latin American Literature* (3 credits)
LITR 4510 King Arthur (3 credits)
LITR 4720 Shakespeare (3 credits)
LITR 4740 Austen (3 credits)
SPAN 3240 Introduction to Spanish Literature (3 credits)
SPAN 3250 Introduction to Latin American Literature* (3 credits)
SPAN 4900 Special Topics in Spanish Literature (3 credits)

History, Law, and Government Subject Area
HIST 1090 Early Western History (3 credits)
HIST 1110 Modern Western History (3 credits)
HIST 1150 Early World History* (3 credits)
HIST 1160 Modern World History* (3 credits)
HIST 2130 Formation of Latin America* (3 credits)
HIST 2140 Modern Latin America* (3 credits)
HIST 2200 Asian History (3 credits)*
HIST 2300 Caribbean History (3 credits)*
HIST 2400 African History (3 credits)*
HIST 3140 The Holocaust (3 credits)
HIST 3240 Irish History (3 credits)
HIST 3400 U.S. Foreign Relations (3 credits)
LGST 3400 Comparative Legal Systems (3 credits)
LGST 4410 International Law (3 credits)
POLS 2010 Comparative Government (3 credits)
POLS 3010 Politics of Modern Ireland (3 credits)

* Non-Western courses

The academic program and curriculum requirements listed on this page are from the 2013-2014 edition of the NSU Undergraduate Student Catalog. Students are bound by policies and curricula published in the catalog in effect the semester they enter the university, unless an agreement is made with appropriate NSU administration officials allowing them to abide by policies published in a later catalog.