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 Societies to 1500—3 hours
HIST 175: World Societies Since 1500—3 hours

Twelve additional hours of history courses, of the student's choosing, are required. Six of the twelve hours must be upper division. A minimum of three hours must be chosen from each of the American and non-American areas. Three hours of political science may be taken in lieu of three hours of history. 12—hours

Total: 18 hours

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.

ENGL 313: Expository Writing—3 hours
INDV 360: Political Economy—3 hours

PLSC 254: American National and State Government—3 hours
INDV 220: International Relations and Global Politics—3 hours
or
PLSC 260: Comparative Politics—3 hours

PLSC 471: History of Western Thought to 1500—3 hours
or
PLSC 472: History of Western Thought Since 1500—3 hours

Plus three hours of electives chosen from:
ACCT 221 - Principles of Accounting—3 hours
BUAD 339 - Business Law—3 hours
BUAD 358 - Ethical, Social, and Legal Environment of Business (W)—3 hours
ECON 225 - Principles of Microeconomics—3 hours
HIST 374 - History of England (W)—3 hours
HMNT 211 - Introduction to Philosophy—3 hours
JOUR 427 - Mass Media Law and Ethics—3 hours
HIST 357 - Modern America (IN-6) (W)—3 hours
or
PLSC 357 - Modern America (W)—3 hours
PLSC 291 - Political Science Practicum—0-3 hours
or
PLSC 491 - Political Science Practicum—0-3 hours

Total: 18 hours

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. 

INDV 220: International Relations and Global Politics—3 hours
PLSC 254: American National and State Government—3 hours
PLSC 260: Comparative Politics—3 hours

Plus nine hours of electives chosen from:
PLSC/GPSS - Any PLSC or GPSS courses (6 hours must be UD)—9 hours

Total: 18 hours

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

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 254: American National and State Government—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 hours
HMNT 205: Arts and Ideas—3 hours
HMNT 211: Introduction to Philosophy—3 hours
PLSC 471: History of Western Thought to 1500—3 hours
or
PLSC 472: History of Western Thought Since 1500—3 hours

Six additional hours to be selected from:
ARTH 335: Medieval, Renaissance, and Late Baroque Art History (IN-10) (W)—3 hours
or
ARTH 325: Ancient Through Early Christian Art History (IN-10) (W)—3 hours
ELIT 417: Intercultural Contexts: Literatures of Power, Place, and People (IN-10) (W)—3 hours
ELIT 463: Literary Criticism—3 hours
PHYS 317: Issues in Physical Science and Religion—3 hours

or
RELT 317: Issues in Physical Science and Religion (R-4)—3 hours
RELT 467: Christian Philosophy and Worldviews—3 hours

Total: 18 hours