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  Nov 20, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Minor: International Affairs


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OVERVIEW OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Minimum number of credits required to earn minor: 18

GPA requirements to earn minor: 2.0

Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward minor: C

Foreign Language requirements: Two semesters of a language or study abroad.  For students who study abroad, at least one course must be taught in the host language.  Students whose first language is not English may meet the Foreign Language requirement (English) with their TOEFL score.

Other requirements:  A minimum of 9 credit hours must be completed at the University of Maine.

Contact Information: Michael Lang, Associate Professor of History, 315 Stevens Hall, (207) 581-1964, lang@maine.edu


Study in International Affairs benefits students as they prepare for their roles as national and global citizens, educating them to the dynamics behind a changing global society and introducing them to ways of enhancing international community.  The minor in International Affairs offers an interdisciplinary curriculum that enables students from diverse disciplines to integrate an international perspective into their studies and future careers. 

Required Courses:


  • INA 101 - Introduction to International Affairs Credits: 3
  • One other course from the IA major core curriculum
  • Choose from one of the thematic concentrations: 3 courses in the field designated “primary” field; 1 course from that concentration designated as a secondary field
  • Foreign Language requirement: see above.

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