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2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International Development Minor

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The International Development minor guides students to fulfill the curricular requirements of Peace Corps Prep.  Students not pursuing Peace Corps Prep can also declare the major.

Foreign Language (3 crs.)

One foreign language class in any language at any level (most courses fulfill General Education requirements).

Global Perspectives Elective (3 crs.)

Area Studies Elective (3 crs.)

Choose one course in the world area where you prefer to work in international development to deepen knowledge of a developing country or region.  Study abroad in the country or region is highly encouraged, but not required for the minor.


* = Requires an appropriate topic and an Exception Form signed by the Director of International Studies for Approval.

Work Sector (9 crs. in one Option or Sub-Option)

Select one of the six work sector options or sub-options below.  

Option 1: Education

** = Course requires field palcement(s) in local public school(s) coordinated through the Office of Field Experience and Partnerships.  Prior to first field placement, student must obtain teaching clearances, including a criminal backgraound check.

1a: Early Childhood/Elementary Education: Pre-K to 4 Grade Education

Restricted to Pre-K to 4 majors

1d: Mathematics Education

Electives (6-8 crs.)

Any 200- or 300- level Math courses.  Recommended: MAT 205  , MAT 225  

1e: Science/Mathematics Education

Electives (6-8 crs.)

Any courses in Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics, or Sustainability at the 200-level.

Option 2: Health

Option 3: Environment

Option 5: Youth in Development

*** = Course requires field palcement(s) in local public school(s) coordinated through the Exercise Science Department.  Prior ro the field palcement, student must obtain clearances and complete mandatory trainings.

Option 6: Community Economic Development

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