Asian Studies (Minor) – The minor in Asian studies focuses on the history, culture, and politics of East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Indian Subcontinent. It provides students with an understanding of the interdisciplinary field of Asian studies. Students take 24 credit hours of courses from lists of eligible electives. The minor helps prepare students for careers in business, government, and nonprofit/non-governmental organizations, and is designed to enhance the marketability of those applying to law schools, MBA programs and graduate schools in various disciplines.
Latin American Studies (Minor) – The Latin American Studies minor is designed to internationalize a number of existing majors by introducing students to the history, culture, politics and economics of Latin America and the Caribbean from an interdisciplinary perspective. The Latin American Studies minor will help students prepare for careers in government, business, academia and NGOs, as well as for graduate school in multiple disciplines.
Gender and Sexual Orientation
Women’s and gender Studies (Minor) – The minor in Women’s and Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary course of study that incorporates a broad range of liberal arts activities – reading, writing, thinking, and discussion – in order to teach a fuller understanding of the lives of women and their historical and cultural impact.
Students in the program seek to explore the ways that women are affected by factors such as race, class, religion, age, sexual orientation, region, historical period, cultural contexts, political and economic structures, and social systems. The curriculum celebrates diversity through comparison studies of world perspectives.