The international security studies minor introduces students to key concepts, practices, and perspectives in the study of international security. Students complete the introductory course in international relations as well as four other courses in political science that focus on various aspects of international security, including international law, international organizations, and U.S. security policy.
Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified.
Note: Political science majors and combined majors may not pursue the minor in international security studies.
Required Core Courses
|POLS 1160||International Relations||4|
|POLS 3408||International Security||4|
|POLS 3420||U.S. National Security Policy||4|
|Students may not count any of the courses toward more than one requirement.|
|Complete two of the following:||8|
or POLS 5408
|U.S. National Security Policy|
|U.S. Foreign Policy|
|Revolution, Civil War, and Insurrection|
|Politics of Developing Nations|
|Model United Nations|
2.000 GPA required in the minor