Political Science Minor in Foreign Affairs
(18 credit hours)

Required Courses
(3 credit hours)
:

  • PO 102  Comparative Politics
  • PO 103  International Relations

Electives
(12 credit hours, with no more than 6 at the 200 level):

  • PO 256  Globalization and Economic Development
  • PO 296  Special Topics in Comparative Politics
  • PO 297  Special Topics in International Relations
  • PO 311  U.S. Foreign Policy
  • PO 334  International Institutions, Law and Human Rights
  • PO 335  Political Geography
  • PO 337  Comparative Health Policy
  • PO 344  Issues and Problems in Democratic Thought
  • PO 396  Special Topics in Comparative Politics (by petition)
  • PO 397  Special Topics in International Relations
  • PO 445  Nationalism and Citizenship

European Studies:

  • PO 220  European Union Simulation
  • PO 320  Christian Democracy in Europe
  • PO 321  The Politics of the European Union
  • PO 351  Berlin Seminar

Middle Eastern Studies:

  • PO 326  Comparative Politics of the Middle East
  • PO 328  The Middle East in Film and Media
  • PO 330  International Politics of the Middle East
  • PO 331  U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East

East Asian Studies:

  • PO 241  History, Culture, and Politics
  • PO 345  Japanese Politics and Political Culture
  • PO 346  Chinese Politics and Political Culture

Latin American Studies:

  • PO 254  Latin American Politics
  • PO 355  Catholicism, Identity, & Development in Latin America
  • PO 356  Political Transformation: Case Studies from Latin America
  • PO 458  Topics in Political Development

Note: With department chair permission, PO 398: Special Topics in Political Thought can be used to fulfill minor requirements in Foreign Affairs depending on the specific emphasis of a particular PO 398 offering.