2022-2023 Course Catalog

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International Public Policy (IPPL) Minor

Program Curriculum

Required Minor Courses
IS/PSCI/GEOG 2054Introduction to World Politics3
IS/PSCI/GEOG 2064The Global Economy and World Politics3
Select one of the following:3
Global Governance and Public Policy
Topics in Global Public Policies
Elective Courses
Select nine (9) credit hours from the approved International Public Policy (IPPL) Minor Elective List including a minimum of six (6) credit hours from 3000 and 4000 level courses.9
Total Credits18

Hours Requirement: A minimum of 18 hours is required to graduate with an International Studies (IS) minor.

GPA requirement: GPA of 2.0 is required for the IS minor. All courses listed on this checksheet are included in the International Public Policy minor GPA calculation.

Prerequisites: Some courses listed on this checksheet have prerequisites. Be sure to consult the University Catalog and/or check with your advisor.

Dual Use of Courses: Only required courses common across departmental majors and minors can double count.

Intra-departmental majoring and minoring: Due to overlapping of courses, students cannot pursue another major within the Department of Political Science. However, they can pursue any of the minors offered by the department except the Minor in Political Science.

Elective Courses for International Public Policy (IPPL) Minor

*Please note that not all courses are offered each semester. Check in the Undergraduate Course Catalog or with the department offering the course to find out when courses are offered.

International Studies (IS)
IS/PSCI 1114Introduction to Transatlantic Studies3
IS/PSCI/GEOG 2034Geography of Global Conflict3
IS/PSCI 2114Transatlantic Political Frameworks3
IS/PSCI/FST 2044Food, War and Conflict3
IS/PSCI/GEOG 2134Geography of the Global Economy3
IS/PSCI 3044The Politics of Internet Governance3
IS/PSCI 3165Global Economic Governance and Policy3
IS/PSCI 3166Global Economic Governance and Policy3
IS/PSCI 3175Global Development3
IS/PSCI 3176Global Development3
IS/PSCI 3184Human Security3
IS/PSCI 3374The Politics of Energy3
IS/PSCI 3634Human Rights: Global Issues3
IS/PSCI 3374The Politics of Energy3
IS/PSCI 3804European Integration3
IS/PSCI 3814The European Union: Institutions and Policies3
IS/PSCI 3824European Union's Foreign and Security Policy3
IS/PSCI 3834European Security Governance3
IS/PSCI 3854European Political Economy3
IS/ECON 3914European Economics3
IS/PSCI 3934NATO & European Security3
IS 4014International Development3
IS/PSCI 4034Topics in Diplomacy Lab3
IS/JMC 4044International Communication3
IS/PSCI 4054Seminar in Global Political Economy3
IS/PSCI 4064Seminar in Global Development3
IS 4114Topics in European Union Policies3
IS 4134Capstone Research Project in European Studies3
IS/PSCI 4184Capstone Project Transatlantic Studies3
IS/PSCI 4734Theories and Practices of International Conflict Management3
Political Science (PSCI)
PSCI 3255The Politics of Race, Ethnicity and Gender3
PSCI 3256The Politics of Race, Ethnicity and Gender3
PSCI 3414/UAP 3434Public Administration3
PSCI/UAP 3344Global Environmental Issues: Interdisciplinary Perspectives3
PSCI 3554Comparative Political Economy3
PSCI/AINS 3684Indigenous Peoples and World Politics3
PSCI 3724Poverty and Welfare Policy3
PSCI/UAP 3744Public Policy Analysis3
PSCI/UAP 3774Marxian Political Analysis3
PSCI 4414Senior Seminar in Public Administration3
PSCI 4714Senior Seminar in Policy Analysis3