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Political Science - Global Studies Minor

The Global Studies minor offers students an opportunity to examine political, ecological, economic, cultural, and social issues of a global scope. The minor draws on political science theories and methodologies as well as a range of other disciplinary perspectives in providing a deep examination of major events and processes across the globe. Students will study trends in international development, democratic governance, international criminal justice, international law, and economic globalization and inequality. In addition, the minor focuses on climate change and biodiversity loss as well as the impact of new telecommunication technologies. As part of their course requirements, students will also be asked to consider and develop sustainable solutions to urgent international problems.

General Requirements

The Global Studies minor is available to all students outside of the POSC major in any program at the university. The minor consists of seven courses or 21 credit hours, including four mandatory courses and three elective courses chosen from the list below. A cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 in minor courses is required to successfully complete the minor.