A minor in International Politics will deepen and expand a student's knowledge of the discipline. In these courses, students will develop a greater understanding of world politics by examining current and historical events and issues in the field. Students will learn how international actors—states, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations—interact with each other and/or create institutions for cooperation in order to maximize power and realize their ideals. The minor provides students with major theoretical approaches to critically analyze the development of the global polity, a knowledge base well-suited to all majors.
Complete one or both of the following courses:
SS 151 Global Power and Politics
SS 251 American Government and Politics
Complete three or four of the following courses.
|FI 200/SS 202 Bollywood and the Making of India|
|SS 341 WOMEN AND GLOBAL POLITICS|
|SS 352 CONTEMPORARY WESTERN EUROPE|
|SS 353 LATIN AMERICA TODAY|
|SS 354 COMPARATIVE POLITICAL SYSTEMS|
|SS 355 CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN POLITICS|
|SS 356 ASIA IN MOTION|
|SS 393 POLITICS IN THE MIDDLE EAST (HONORS)|
|SS 395 INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT IN THE 21ST CENTURY (HONORS)|
|SS 397 RELIGION AND GLOBAL POLITICS (HONORS)|
Please check the Undergraduate Catalog for course descriptions and any prerequisite information.