Dec 10, 2023  
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

International Studies Minor

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Chairperson                         Coordinator

Paul Weizer                                                  Joshua Spero

Objectives for the International Studies Program

The minor in International Studies program provides students in all majors with the opportunity to examine international and interdisciplinary issues of globalization and communication, multicultural awareness and diversity, citizenship and the world, literature and the arts. These areas relate to international studies and their accompanying categories of courses described below that satisfy requirements of the Minor’s Program and in the General Education Program. For more information, please contact the International Studies Minor Program in the Economics, History, and Political Science Department.

Requirements for the Minor in International Studies

The Minor in International Studies requires one of the two introductory courses and five other courses for a total of 18 semester hours from the following, some requiring prerequisites:

Additional Requirements

At least one course in the minor must be selected from each of the following categories:

A. Communication, History or Political Science

B. Business and Economics

C. Art, Music or Dance

D. Language, Literature, Culture or Sociology

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