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Global Engagement Minor

Our global engagement minor offers a chance to explore world politics and diplomacy in greater depth.

Total Credit Hours: 18

Introduction to World Politics (3 Hours)

International Studies Courses (15 Hours)

Why Global Engagement Minor

The global engagement minor will increase your involvement in research and experiential learning related to international education, allowing you to connect academic concepts with real-life experiences.

You will explore international relations through a range of educational opportunities:

  • Study abroad
  • In-class simulations
  • Field studies
  • Undergraduate research
  • Internships and externships
  • International organizations models, including Model United Nations, Model NATO, Model Organization of American States, Model African Union, and Model Arab League
  • Educational programs and engagement opportunities offered by the U.S. Department of State (including the Diplomacy Lab and the Foreign Policy Classroom), the Council of Foreign Relations, and the U.S. Institute for Peace


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Contact Us
If you have questions about pursuing a global engagement minor, please contact:

Freshmen Students:
Jennifer Hanratty
(540) 231-6438

Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors:
Phoebe Peterson
(540) 231-5874

Yannis Stivachtis
(540) 231-5816