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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 to Cultural Anthropology
World Regional Geography (or)
Principles of Macroeconomics
Honors Prin of Macroeconomics
Western Civ Since 1648
Honors West Civ Sc 1648
International Relations
Field requirement
Select 12 hours, 6 hours must be at the 300 or 400 level.12
Total Hours18

Fields

Students must earn a minimum of 12 hours from one of the following Fields. A minimum of 6 of these hours must be at the 300- or 400-level and earned on this campus (in residence). These courses must focus on topics that transcend one country or region (regions are defined here as Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Middle East and Africa, Russia and Eastern Europe, and Western Europe). With the approval of the program director other courses - including Special Topics - can sometimes be counted. Courses that focus primarily on art, film, folklore, language instruction, literature, music, or philosophy will not count. Students must consult the program director prior to registering for study abroad or internship courses if the student expects these courses to count towards the minor.

Field 1: International Relations

Hours
ANT 210Language and Culture3
ANT 275Race, Ethnicity, & Human Var.3
ANT 311Pop., Health & Human Origins3
ANT 319Ancient New World Civilization3
ANT 402Health and Inequalities3
ANT 421Ethnography3
ANT 440Culture3
CIP 200Global & Cultural Perspectives3
CJ 422Terrorism3
GY 377Cultural Geography3
GY 453Environment & Society3
HY 300Special Studies in History (The Crusades)3
HY 325Us-World Power to 18983
HY 326Us-World Power sc 18983
HY 341Hy US - Vietnam War3
HY 356Holocaust: History, Memory3
HY 357World War I3
HY 358World War II3
HY 368Caribbean History Since 14923
HY 370A history of the Atlantic World, 1400-18003
HY 388The Crusades3
HY 480Survey of Military History3
HY 481War/Dipl. in Med & Mod. Europe3
HY 482War & Religion in the West3
HY 483Thirty Years' War3
PSC 203Comparative Politics3
PSC 330Democratization3
PSC 331Politics of Developing Nations3
PSC 340Civil Wars3
PSC 343Authoritarianism3
PSC 344The Israel-Palestine Conflict3
PSC 413Amer Foreign Policy3
PSC 414Foreign Policy Decisionmaking3
PSC 434Internatl Polit Econom3
PSC 435War And Peace3
PSC 441Terrorism and Political Islam3
PSC 442Internatl Conflict3
PSC 443Comparative Pub Policy3
PSC 446Political Economy of Security3
REL 100Intro To Religious Studies3
REL 102Religions of World3
REL 106Intro to Ancient Religions3
REL 223Holocaust Historical Perspecti3
REL 224Judaism3
REL 236Islam3
REL 336Islam and the West3
REL 350Religion in Colonial Empire3
REL 371Adv St Religion and Conflict3
REL 410Religion and Genocide3
REL 436Making Islam3
REL 440Theories of Religion3
REL 480Seminar Rel and Conflict3
SW 419International Social Work3

Field 2: International Business

Hours
EC 430International Trade3
EC 431International Finance3
IBA 250Context of Global Business3
IBA 350Introduction to World Business3
IBA 351Multinat'l Bus. Communication3
IBA 455Global Marketing3
IBA 460Export/Import Management3
MKT 300Marketing3
PSC 434Internatl Polit Econom3

Field 3: Peace and Conflict Studies 

Hours
CJ 422Terrorism3
HY 341Hy US - Vietnam War3
HY 357World War I3
HY 358World War II3
HY 388The Crusades3
HY 480Survey of Military History3
HY 481War/Dipl. in Med & Mod. Europe3
HY 482War & Religion in the West3
HY 483Thirty Years' War3
PSC 340Civil Wars3
PSC 344The Israel-Palestine Conflict3
PSC 413Amer Foreign Policy3
PSC 414Foreign Policy Decisionmaking3
PSC 435War And Peace3
PSC 442Internatl Conflict3
PSC 441Terrorism and Political Islam3
PSC 446Political Economy of Security3
REL 223Holocaust Historical Perspecti3
REL 371Adv St Religion and Conflict3
REL 410Religion and Genocide3
REL 480Seminar Rel and Conflict3

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 INST minor should meet with an advisor in the International Studies department (within the Political Science Department) on a regular basis for questions concerning minor requirements.