Minor in International Studies

Minor in International Studies – 21 credit hours

All students minoring in International Studies will complete a total of twenty-one [21] credit hours, including the Core Requirements (9 credit hours) and Concentration Requirements (12 credit hours).

International Studies minor checklist

Core Requirements (9 credit hours) Students must complete the following courses:

  • PSCI 2300, Introduction to International Relations
  • PSCI 2320, Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • ANTH 2300, Peoples and Cultures; ENGL 2305, World Literature I; ENGL 2306, World Literature II; GEOG 3300, World Regional Geography; or LING 2350, World Languages, or LING 2350, World Languages.

Concentration Requirements (12 credit hours) – Students must complete four upper-division elective courses (12 credit hours) within one of three different concentrations : (1) International Affairs & Security; (2) International Development & Globalization; and (3) Regional & Cultural Studies.  At least one of the upper-division elective courses (3 credit hours) must come from the political science course offerings.  See minor checklist for a list of upper-division elective courses in each of the concentrations.



Dr. Gizachew Tiruneh
Director, International Studies Program
Department of Political Science
University of Central Arkansas
Conway, Arkansas 72035
E-Mail: gtiruneh@uca.edu
Phone: 501-450-5690 (office) or 501-450-3412 (department)