Minor: Security and Conflict Studies

Requirements for the Minor in Security and Conflict Studies

Eighteen (18) credits as follows:

1) Political Science 387.

2) Twelve (12) credits selected from the following group of courses (with at least one course from each discipline):

  • History 356, 371, 372, 375, 377, 385, 390, 420, 421
  • Political Science 321, 324, 354, 355, 356, 357, 367.
  • Other courses (e.g., “special topics” courses) in security and conflict studies may count as electives with the approval of the Minor Program Director.
  • A relevant three-credit internship may count as an elective with the approval of the Minor Program Director.

3) History 485, International Affairs 491,or Political Science 491: three (3) credit senior thesis on an aspect of security and conflict studies directed by a member of the core faculty. Thesis topic must be approved by the Minor Program Director.