International Studies
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The minor is designed to enable students to be better prepared for positions with government, business, or industry with international connections. It strives to develop foreign language skills; helps to provide an opportunity for students to study abroad; and seeks to promote international understanding.

Program of Study

I. Required Courses (3 hours)

II. Concentration: Major Area (15 hours)

Select five courses from a minimum of three different disciplines (15 hours)

III. Foreign Experience (3-6 hours)

Three to six semester hours of study abroad are required for the international studies minor. These hours are applied to study taken outside the United States and must receive prior approval as part of the minor by the coordinator of the International Studies Program.

Study Abroad in Africa

Study Abroad in German Speaking Countries

Cooperative Center for Study Abroad: CCSA

Study Abroad in Germany and France

Study Abroad in Greece

Study Abroad in Quebec, Canada

Study Abroad in Spain

Exchange Program with the Université d’Orléans, France

Exchange Program with Mid-Sweden University, Sweden


For more information about pursuing a minor in International Studies, please contact:

Dr. Karen Sorenson

Harned Hall, Room 142

P.O. Box 4487

(931) 221-6246


Follow this link to the International Studies website for additional information.