International Studies

Area of Social Learning

Updated Fall 2013
The International Studies Minor is designed to complement a wide range of majors such as Business Administration, Communications, Nursing, Bible, History, Sociology, and others. It is relevant for any student who wishes to come to a deeper understanding of global events or who desires to work in the international arena. The minor equips persons desiring to work in economic development, missions, humanitarian aid, human rights organizations, diplomacy, or international education.

The International Studies Minor supports the following goals of Milligan College:

The International Studies Minor provides a foundation in the study of a broad range of international phenomena, including, but not limited to, governance, economic development, humanitarian aid, non-governmental organizations, and conflict.

Students completing the minor will:

  1. Gain knowledge of the international arena that can be applied to their own major area of study;

  2. Be conversant with the major actors and geographic areas in the international sphere;

  3. Demonstrate an awareness of the interconnectedness of the modern world. Although foreign language study and travel abroad are highly recommended they are not required for the minor.

Students completing the International Politics track of the Political Science major are not eligible to minor in International Studies.

International Studies minor

Required courses in the minor:

The following general education requirements may be fulfilled in the minor:

Total number of required hours: 18