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Admission into the Minor

Students are expected to formally declare a minor by completing the Change of Major/Minor Application online under the Student tab of myBama.

More InformationHours
Minor Courses
Select two of the following:6
Intro Cultural Anthropology
Principles of Macroeconomics
World Regional Geography
Western Civ Since 1648
Honors West Civ Sc 1648
International Relations
Field requirement
Select six hours 16
Select six hours at the 300 or 400 level 16
Total Hours18

Students must earn a minimum of 12 hours chosen from one of the following fields. Other courses can sometimes be approved by International Studies advisers on a course-by-course basis.


Field 1: International Relations

ANT 210Language And Culture3
ANT 275Race, Ethnicity Human, and Variation3
ANT 311Population, Health & Human Origin3
ANT 402Gender Ethnicity & Health3
ANT 418Dev Non-West Cultures3
ANT 436Social Structure3
ANT 440Culture3
CIP 200Introduction To Global Studies3
GY 377Cultural Geography3
GY 453Environment & Society3
HY 326Us-World Power sc 18983
HY 481War/Dipl. in Med & Mod. Europe3
HY 482War & Religion in the West3
IHP 105Culture & Human Experience3
PSC 203Comparative Politics3
PSC 340Civil Wars3
PSC 330Democratization3
PSC 344The Israel-Palestine Conflict3
PSC 435War And Peace3
PSC 448Human Rights & Institutions3
PSC 413Amer Foreign Policy3
PSC 434Internatl Polit Econom3
PSC 442Internatl Conflict3
PSC 443Comparative Pub Policy3
PSC 444International Organizations3
PSC 446Political Economy of Security3

Field 2: International Business

EC 430International Trade3
EC 431International Finance3
FI 431International Finance3
IBA 350Introduction to World Business3
IBA 351Multinational Business Communication3
IBA 455Global Marketing3
IBA 460Export/Import Management3

Field 3: Peace and Conflict Studies 

HY 341Hy US - Vietnam War3
HY 357World War I3
HY 358World War II3
HY 413Mexican War Thru Civil War3
HY 480Survey of Military History3
HY 481War/Dipl. in Med & Mod. Europe3
HY 482War & Religion in the West3
EC 444Political Economy of Terrorism3
PSC 435War And Peace3
PSC 442Internatl Conflict3
PSC 446Political Economy of Security3
PSC 340Civil Wars3
PSC 344The Israel-Palestine Conflict3
PSC 413Amer Foreign Policy3

Grade Point Average

A 2.0 grade point average in the minor is required. Please see the Grades and Grade Points section of this catalog for an explanation of grade point average calculations.

Upper-level Residency

A minimum of 6 hours of 300- and 400-level courses in the minor must be earned on this campus.

Ancillary Courses

This minor does not require ancillary courses.

Additional Minor Requirements

Students are responsible for ensuring that they have met all University, College, major and minor requirements. However, each student must meet with an adviser in the major department for academic planning and to be approved for registration each semester. If necessary, students may consult with the minor department academic adviser for questions concerning minor requirements.