Academic Catalog


Minor International Studies Minor


The minor in international studies requires 15 credit hours including:

  1. GEOG 100S or GEOG 250 or  POLS 100S or POLS 102S is a prerequisite course for the minor and is not included in the calculation of the grade point average for the minor.
  2. Twelve hours of upper-division approved electives to include:
    GEOG 300-400 level elective 3
    HIST 300-400 level elective3
    POLS 300-400 level elective3
    300-400 level elective3

Approved courses appear on the "Approved List of Courses for International Studies" available from the program director. Additional courses with an international focus may be approved by the program director. Up to three credits may be taken through participation in a model international organization (Model United Nations).

For completion of a minor, a student must have a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in all courses specified as a requirement for the minor exclusive of lower-level courses and prerequisite courses and complete a minimum of six hours in upper-level courses in the minor requirement through courses offered by Old Dominion University.