College of Social and Behavioral Sciences2016-2017

Department of Politics and International Affairs

International Studies, Minor


What Can I Do with a Minor in International Studies?

This interdisciplinary minor provides you with an opportunity to design a program of study emphasizing the global community. This minor can involve study abroad experiences, sustainability, ecosystems or even tourism. It is also affiliated with the Global Village Learning Community. With your advisor, you can choose an array of classes to meet your individual needs.

University Requirements

  • A minor is earned in conjunction with a bachelor's degree.

    To receive a minor (18 to 24 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0. At least 12 units of the minor must be unique to that minor and not applied to any other minor.


In addition to University Requirements:

  • Complete individual plan requirements.

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 18


Minor Requirements
  • Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.

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