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Minor in Global Analysis

All students pursuing a Minor in Global Analysis must complete 21 semester credit hours, at least 12 of which must be at the upper-division level (3000- or 4000-level courses).

  1. 3 semester credit hours selected from the following international perspectives on global analysis courses:

    GLA  3013  Introduction to Global Analysis (same as POL 3273)
    POL  2603  International Politics
    POL  2633  Comparative Politics
    POL  3503  American Foreign Policy since World War II

  2. 6 semester credit hours selected from the following research methods courses:

    One of the five following courses:

    ECO  3123  Introduction to Econometrics and Business Forecasting
    GRG  3323  Spatial Analysis
    HIS   2003  Historical Methods
    POL  2703  Scope and Methods in Political Science
    SOC  3393  Quantitative Research Methods

    AND

    GLA  4123  Techniques in Global Analysis (same as POL 4023)

  3. 12 semester credit hours selected from the following courses:

    1. 3 semester credit hours of foreign affairs and security policy selected from the following courses:

      ECO  4303  Economics of Developing Countries
      GLA   4203  Current Topics in Global Analysis (same as POL 4203)
      HIS   3823  History of American Foreign Relations
      POL  3503  American Foreign Policy since World War II
      POL  3523  Force in International Politics
      POL  4003  Comparative Foreign Policy

    2. 3 semester credit hours of global conditions and issues selected from the following courses:

      AMS  3243  Studies in Transnationalism
      ECO  3193  International Economics
      FIN   4613  Introduction to International Finance
      GRG  3633  Geography of Development
      GRG  3643  Political Geography
      HIS   3423  United States-Mexico Border
      HIS   3843  Migration and History
      POL  3063  Comparative Political Participation
      POL  3213  Business and Politics in the Third World
      POL  3463  Politics of the Third World
      POL  3483  International Political Economy
      POL  3563  Current Issues in World Politics

    3. 3 semester credit hours of analytical tools selected from the following courses:

      GLA  4013  The Intelligence Community and World Affairs (same as POL 4013)
      GRG  3314  Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
      GRG  4313  Remote Sensing
      HUM 3623  Topics in National Cultures and Civilizations
      IS     3003  Principles of Information Systems for Management
      PHI   4113  Contemporary Analytic Philosophy
      POL  3103  Political Ideology
      POL  3123  Political Psychology
      SOC  3373  Qualitative Research Methods

    4. 3 semester credit hours of organizations, politics, and regional analysis selected from the following courses:

      COM  3553  Intercultural Communication
      COM  3563  International Communication
      GLA   4013  The Intelligence Community and World Affairs
      GRG  3133  Geography of Europe
      MKT  4073  International Marketing
      POL  3033  International Governance
      POL  3043  Human Rights
      POL  3053  United States–Latin American Relations
      POL  3283  The American Presidency
      POL  3393  Latin American Politics
      POL  3403  European Politics
      POL  3423  Geopolitics of Russia and Eurasia
      POL  3433  Governments and Politics of Southeast Asia
      POL  3443  Governments and Politics of East Asia
      POL  3473  Theories and Problems in Latin American Politics
      POL  3493  Politics of the Middle East
      POL  3513  International Organizations
      POL  4103  Latin America and the World
      PSY  3053  Cross-Cultural Psychology
      SOC  4433  Culture and Society

No more than 6 semester credit hours selected from the following courses may be substituted for organized courses under section C with approval of the student’s advisor and Department Chair:

GLA  4913  Independent Study in Global Analysis
GLA  4933  Internship in Global Analysis
GRG  4913  Independent Study
GRG  4933  Internship in Geography
POL  4913  Independent Study
POL  4933  Internship in Political Science

Requests for substitutions require pre-approval of the student’s advisor, the supervising faculty member, and the Department Chair.

To declare a Minor in Global Analysis, obtain advice, or seek approval of substitutions for course requirements, students should consult with the College of Liberal and Fine Arts Advising Center


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