2018-2019 University Catalogue 
    Mar 01, 2024  
2018-2019 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International Relations Minor

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For more information about the program, transfer credit, etc., visit the international relations program  page. 

Minor Requirements

The requirements for the minor are six economics and political sciences courses and completion of the language requirement as follows:

Introductory Course

Economics Courses

All of the following:

Language Requirement

For both majors and minors, reading proficiency in a Western European language equal to that attained by completion of two 300-level courses with a grade of at least C.

Alternatively, for students interested in a non-Western European language, such as Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese, Russian, etc., the requirement can be satisfied by completion of four Colgate University courses, or their equivalents, in an approved language with a grade of at least C.

To receive credit for courses taken off campus, arrangements must be made in advance with the director of the IR program.

GPA Requirement

A grade of at least C must be achieved in the six courses counted toward the minor. A student may not count toward an IR minor any courses being counted toward a major in political science.

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