International and Global Studies Minor

Requirements.

Twenty-one to 29 credits, distributed as follows. A demonstrated proficiency in a foreign language, as evidenced by completion at UM–Flint of one of ARB 112 , FRN 112 , GER 112 , JPN 112 , LAT 105 , RUS 112  or SPN 112 ; or equivalent proficiency by examination. The foreign language requirement is automatically satisfied for any student seeking a Bachelor of Arts degree.

  1. Core courses (9 credits).
    1. Two from: ANT 100  / INT 100 ; GEO 115  / INT 115 ; HIS 113  / INT 113 ; INT 230  / POL 230  .
    2. One from: ANT 375  / INT 375  , INT 415  / ANT 415 INT 372  / GEO 372 ; ECN 366  / INT 366 , INT 367  / ECN 367 POL 359  / INT 359  ; INT 376  / SOC 376  / WGS 376 .
  2. Options (12 credits). A program planned with a faculty advisor, including courses from both the Regional Studies and Topical Studies options below. Up to three credit hours from a study abroad course, at the Core Faculty’s discretion, may be applied to one of the Option categories. No course(s) may be elected to satisfy requirements for both parts A and B.
    1. Regional Studies Option.
      Focus on various regions of the world from the perspectives of different fields, including art, culture, economy, history, language, literature, music and politics.
      Africa: AFA 101 ; ANT 250  / AFA 250 , AFA 260  / ANT 260 , AFA 305  / ANT 305 , AFA 369  / ANT 369 ; AFA 325  / ARH 325 ; AFA 230  / HIS 230 AFA 336  / HIS 336 POL 340 .
      East/Southeast/South Asia: ANT 295 ; ANT 385  / INT 385 , INT 386 ; HIS 290 , HIS 376 , HIS 377 , HIS 378 , HIS 380 ; INT 384  or INT 385  or INT 386 .
      Eastern Europe/Russia: HIS 352 , HIS 357 .
      Latin America: ANT 284 ANT 318 HIS 343 ; POL 344 ; SOC 265 ; SPN 319 .
      North Africa/Southwest Asia: ANT 240 ; HIS 283 , HIS 385 , HIS 386 .
      Western Europe: FRN 212 , FRN 310 ; HIS 325 , HIS 326 , HIS 355 , HIS 367 , HIS 372 , HIS 373 , HIS 374 MUS 227 ; POL 345 ; SPN 212 , SPN 310 .
    2. Topical Studies Option.
      International global themes from the perspectives of different fields.
      World Health: HCR 330  / ANT 330 ; PHS 331 ; NUR 381 
      International Management: INB 385 , MKT 432 , FIN 466 , INB 585 .
      International Political Economy: ANT 352 ; ANT 415  / INT 415 ; ANT 351  / POL 351 ; ANT 375  / SOC 375 ; CRJ 384 ; ECN 366  / INT 366 , INT 367 ECN 360 ; POL 245 , POL 333 , POL 437 ; POL 359  / INT 359  ; POL 342 .
      Language and Culture Studies: ANT 355 ; ANT 299  / INT 299 ; ANT 375  / INT 375 ; ANT 335  / LIN 335 ; ANT 325  / SOC 325 COM 381 MUS 226 .
      Women’s and Gender Studies: ANT 378  / WGS 378 ; HIS 378  ; SOC 376  / WGS 376  / INT 376 ; WGS 399 .
      World Environment: BIO 376 GEO 372  / INT 372 ; ENV 100 ; GEO 150 GEO 203 RPL 312 .
      World History: AFA 203  /PHL 203 HIS 112  / INT 112 ; HIS 428  , HIS 360 , HIS 412 , HIS 479 .
  3. Demonstrated proficiency in a foreign language, as evidenced by completion at UM–Flint of one of ARB 112 , FRN 112 , GER 112 , JPN 112 , LAT 105 , RUS 112  or SPN 112 ; or equivalent proficiency by examination. (The foreign language requirement is automatically satisfied for any student seeking a Bachelor of Arts degree.)

See the Foreign Languages section of this Catalog for concentrations in French or Spanish and International and Global Studies combining the International and Global Studies minor with a 22-credit program in either French or Spanish.

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