The minor in International Studies helps students from other disciplines deepen their understanding of the world outside of the U.S. All minors in international studies start with an introductory course on the world of the 20th century, followed by one of three different international tracks: Diverse Academic, Foreign Language or Study Abroad Tracks.

Students pursuing a major in the School of International Studies are not eligible for an SIS minor.

InĀ order to earn a minor in international studies, students must complete the required courses with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. A minimum of two electives must be taken from within the School of International Studies (SIS) Electives and a minimum of two electives must be upper division (100 level courses).

To learn more about the international studies minor, please see the General Catalog.

There are three international tracks to choose from:

Diverse Academic Track

INTL 077 Contemporary World Issues (4 units)

INTL 081 Perspectives on World History (4 units)

*International Electives, choose from the following: (12 units)

100 level courses selected from SIS Core, Modern Language & Literature courses (8 units maximum) and/or additional International Electives from two different disciplines.

Foreign Language Track

INTL 077 Contemporary World Issues (4 units)

LANG 025 Competence of a 4th semester college level Modern Foreign Language or equivalent

1) This language may not be the same one used to complete a major in the Department of Modern Language and Literature.

LANG Elective (One upper division Modern Language and Literature course taught in a foreign language. The course may be taken at the University of the Pacific or on an approved study abroad program.) (4 units)

*International Electives, choose from the following: (12 units)

100 level courses selected from SIS Core and/or additional International Electives from two different disciplines

Study Abroad Track

INTL 077 Contemporary World Issues (4 units)

INTL 151 Cross-cultural Training I (2 units)

INTL 161 Cross-cultural Training II (2 units)

SABD 000 One semester of an approved study abroad program

*International Electives, choose from the following: (12 units)

100 level courses selected from SIS Core and/or additional International Electives from two different disciplines.

To see elective choices and course descriptions, please visit the General Catalog.

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