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See the bigger picture

Prepare to live and work in an increasingly globalized world

Minor in International Affairs

Offered by: Political Science

In today's world, events on the other side of the planet have an immediate impact on our local communities. To prepare you to live, work, and prosper in today's highly globalized environment, the SRU offers the minor in International Affairs. This minor encourages you to look at the bigger picture to see how your major field of study fits into the context of global issues.

Why Choose International Affairs?

The International Affairs program at SRU will prepare you for a life and career in an increasingly globalized world. This minor is a valuable addition to any major, including business, health care, education, the arts, geology, geography, and the environment. You'll benefit from classes across different departments, gain language skills and international experiences, and be introduced to new cultures and ideas.

What Will You Learn?

International Affairs is an interdisciplinary minor that draws from:

  • Environmental science
  • Geography
  • History
  • International health
  • International relations and comparative politics
  • Literature and film
  • Modern languages and cultures

You can also select courses for this minor that complement your major.

Careers In International Affairs

This program will help you develop valuable skills for a wide range of careers, whether your goal is to become a businessman, FBI agent, lawyer, doctor, news producer,  banker, financier, or a humanitarian aid worker. Graduates of this minor go on to work in the private sector, government, and non-government organizations. The opportunities for employment are as wide as the world itself.

SRU's minor in International Affairs is complementary to several degrees and programs, including:

  • Communications
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Political science
  • Public health
  • ROTC

Clubs & Organizations

  • Internations Club
  • Model UN / NATO
  • SRU Spanish Club