Offered by Political Science .
Students in the World Politics Minor explore the politics of interstate relations and its interaction with the domestic political systems of different countries. Students are equipped with theories and methods to think critically and creatively about foreign policy, diplomacy, international organizations, international security, warfare, terrorism, international law, democratization, political economy, development, and other complex global problems of the day. The minor offers students a strong foundation for graduate study and careers in the U.S. State Department, the intelligence community, foreign governments, international organizations, NGOs, public and private international development agencies, consulting firms, and multinational corporations.
Students can also take advantage of active learning opportunities in the Model United Nations student club, as well as a variety of internship and research opportunities that can be valuable stepping stones to the types of careers noted above.