Minors

History Minor—Required Courses

The minor in history is for students who have an interest in history and wish to supplement their major with a general knowledge of the people, events, and ideas that have shaped our world.

HIST 174: World Civilizations I 3—Credits
HIST 175: World Civilizations II 3—Credits
Twelve additional hours of history courses, of the student's choosing, are required. Six of the twelve hours must be upper division. The student must also choose at least three hours of both American and European history. A political science may be taken in lieu of history. 12—Credits

Total: 18 Credits

 

Political Economy Minor—Required Courses

The political economy minor is an interdisciplinary minor tailored specifically for students who wish to pursue a graduate degree in law. For more information, click on Pre-Law or contact Mark Peach.

ECON 224: Principles of Macroeconomics—3 Credits
PLSC 254: American Government—3 Credits
ENGL 313: Expository Writing—3 Credits

PLSC 471: Classics of Western Thought I—3 Credits
or
PLSC 472: Classics of Western Thought II—3 Credits

Plus six hours of electives chosen from:
ACCT 221: Principles of Accounting—3 Credits
ECON 225: Principles of Microeconomics—3 Credits
BUAD 358: Ethical, Social, and Legal Enviornment of Business—3 Credits
BUAD 339: Business Law—3 Credits
HIST/PLSC 357: Modern America—3 Credits
HIST 374: History of England—3 Credits
HMNT 210: Introduction to Philosophy—3 Credits
JOUR 427: Mass Media Law and Ethics—3 Credits
COOP 265/465: Cooperative Education—3 Credits

Total: 18 Credits

 

Political Science Minor—Required Courses

The political science minor allows students to gain a knowledge of political theory and the United States Government as well as experience working for a governmental entity. Students will earn nine to twelve hours of credit for an internship (nine hours for a summer internship and twelve for a semester).

PLSC 245: American Government—3 Credits
PLSC: One or two other PLSC courses3-6 Credits
PLSC 292/492: Political Science Internship—9-12 Credits

Total: 18 Credits

 

Global Community Development Minor- Required Courses

GCDP 405 - Foundations of Christian Values and Witness in Development/Relief 2 hours
GCDP 410 - Theories of Global Community Development/Relief 2 hours
GCDP 415 - Principles of Development Entrepreneurship 2 hours
GCDP 420 - Techniques for Project Planning and Capacity Building 2 hours
GCDP 428 - Preparation for Global Service 1 hour
GEOG 204 - World Geography (SERV-2) 3 hours
INDV 110 - Human Rights and Service (SERV-2) 3 hours
INDV 480 - Research Methods 3 hours

Plus two classes from the following 

BMKT 375 - International Marketing 3 hours
BUAD 493 - International Business Communications (W) 3 hours
COMM 330 - Intercultural Communication (W) 3 hours
INDV 220 - International Relations and Global Politics 3 hours
INDV 350 - Sustainability Agriculture (SERV-2) 3 hours
INDV 360 - Political Economy 3 hours
INDV 370 - Policies in Global Health (W) 3 hours
HIST 345 - Middle Eastern Politics and History (IN-6) (W) 3 hours
HIST 372 - Modern China 3 hours
MGNT 364 - International Business and Economics 3 hours
PSYC 231 - Multicultural Relations 3 hours
RELT 358 - World Religions (R-4) 3 hours
RELT 458 - World Religions (W) (R-4) 3 hours
RELT 467 - Christian Philosophy and Worldviews (R-4) (W) 3 hours
SOCW 338 - Missions and Health 2 hours
SOCW 434 - Social Welfare Issues and Policies 3 hours

Total: 23-24 credits

 

International Relations Minor- Required Courses

INDV 220 - International Relations and Global Politics 3 hours
INDV 360 - Political Economy 3 hours
or
PLSC 224 - Principles of Macroeconomics (IN-9) 3 hours

Select six (6 hours) from the following 

HIST 345 - Middle Eastern Politics and History (IN-6) (W) 3 hours
or
PLSC 345 - Middle Eastern Politics and History (W) 3 hours
HIST 372 - Modern China 3 hours
or
PLSC 372 - Modern China 3 hours
HIST 388 - Contemporary Europe (IN-6) (W) 3 hours
or
PLSC 388 - Contemporary Europe (W) 3 hours

 

Select nine (9) hours from the following: (only three (3) hours may come from outside of INDV/GEOG/PLSC courses

BUAD 493 - International Business Communications (W) 3 hours
FNCE 425 - International Finance 3 hours
GEOG 204 - World Geography (SERV-2) 3 hours
INDV 110 - Human Rights and Service (SERV-2) 3 hours
INDV 350 - Sustainability Agriculture (SERV-2) 3 hours
INDV 370 - Policies in Global Health (W) 3 hours
MGNT 364 - International Business and Economics 3 hours
MGNT 368 - Multicultural Management 3 hours
PLSC 379 - American Foreign Policy 3 hours

Total: 21 credits 

 

Western Intellectual Tradition Minor—Required Courses

The Western intellectual tradition minor introduces students to the foundational ideas that have shaped the Western world. This challenging minor provides an excellent base of knowledge for graduate study in the humanities.

ELIT 445: Ancient Classics—3 Credits
HIST 295/495: Directed Study—1 Credit
HMNT 205: Arts and Ideas—3 Credits
HMNT 210: Introduction to Philosophy—3 Credits
HMNT 451: Honors Seminar I—1 Credit
HMNT 452: Honors Seminar II—1 Credit

PLSC 471: Classics of Western Thought I—3 Credits
or
PLSC 472: Classics of Western Thought II—3 Credits

Three additional hours to be selected from:
ELIT 417: World Literature in Translation—3 Credits
HIST 471/472: Classics of Western Thought I/II—3 Credits
PHYS/RELT 317: Issues in Physical Science and Religion—3 Credits
RELT 467: Christian Philosophy and Worldviews—3 Credits

Total: 18 Credits