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ARCHIVE - International Studies Minor

Begin Date: Fall Semester 1994
End Date: Spring Semester 2000

International Studies Minor - (ARCHIVE)

Abington College (INTAB)
Behrend College (INTST)


This interdisciplinary minor is designed for students who wish to supplement their major field of study with international understanding and study. It introduces students to global concerns and multicultural issues and broadens students' understanding of the critical forces molding their nation and their lives at the end of the twentieth century and the start of the twenty-first. The International Studies Minor is proposed for students planning international careers in their professional fields, careers in organizations engaged in international activity, and those with a general interest in global studies. The minor consists of 18 to 30 credits, at least 6 of which must be at the 400 level. Twelve credits or evidence of third-semester proficiency of a foreign language is required. The program of study is to be developed by the student in conjunction with an International Studies adviser. A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

INTST 100 GS;DF(3) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 12 credits of a foreign language or evidence of third-semester proficiency (Sem: 1-4)
INTST 400W DF(3) (Sem: 5-8)

Students may select 12 credits of internationally oriented courses in consultation with the International Studies adviser. A list of recommended courses is maintained by Penn State-Behrend's International Studies Committee. At least 3 credits must be at the 400 level (outside the student's major). Credits earned through approved academic study abroad may be counted in this category. (Sem: 1-8)

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Last Revised by the Department: Spring Semester 2000

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Review Date: 1/30/00


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