This is a first version of the University of Iowa 2018-19 General Catalog. The final edition and the historical PDF version will be published soon after the fall semester begins.

The undergraduate minor in international studies requires a minimum of 15 s.h. in courses approved for the international studies major (see Requirements for the B.A. in International Studies), including 12 s.h. in courses numbered 2000-4999 taken at the University of Iowa. The minor must include IS:2000 Introduction to International Studies or one of the courses listed under "Foundation Courses" below.

Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor. Course work in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass. Students may count a maximum of 6 s.h. from a single department or program, from the Tippie College of Business, or from a major, another minor, or a certificate toward the minor in international studies.

Foundation Courses

ANTH:1101/IS:1101Cultural Anthropology3
ARTH:1030Themes in Global Art3
CL:1240/CLSA:1040Major Texts of World Literature, Antiquity to 17003
CL:1241Major Texts of World Literature, 1700 to the Present3
DANC:2060/DPA:2060Dance and Society in Global Contexts3
ENGL:2505Introduction to Postcolonial Studies3
GEOG:1090Globalization and Geographic Diversity3
GEOG:2910The Global Economy3
HIST:1101The Modern World3
HIST:3155The World Since 19453
IS:2020World Events Today!3
POLI:1400Introduction to Comparative Politics3
RELS:1015Religions in a Global Context: The Critical Role of Religion in International Affairs3