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The International Studies Program offers ten minor specializations to choose from.  There are regional and thematic specializations, offering you a well-rounded selection of academic coursework.  In order to minor, you must complete 15 hours in a selected minor option.  Please refer to the minor links to obtain more information about the specific curriculum requirements.


Note:  Students can complete both an International Studies major and minor.  To do so, students must combine either an area studies major (African Studies, East Asian Studies, Latin American Studies, Middle East Studies, Slavic & East European Studies, or West European Studies) with an international issues minor (Development Studies, International Relations & Diplomacy, Security & Intelligence, or World Economy & Business) or an international issues major with an area studies minor.