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National Security and Foreign Affairs Minor

Our national security and foreign affairs minor offers a chance to explore a globally current topic in greater depth.

18 Credit Hours for Minor

National Security and Foreign Affairs Minor Requirements (9 Hours)

Electives (9 Hours)


What You'll Study

You will have an opportunity to complete the following courses:

  • Introduction to United States Government and Politics
  • Introduction to World Politics   
  • National Security
  • Security Studies  
  • Foreign policy and diplomacy
  • U.S Russian Foreign polices
  • National Security Strategies
  • Elective courses from International Studies and Political Sciences 


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Contact Us
If you have questions about pursuing an international studies or national decurity and foreign affairs minor, please contact:

First Year Students:
Jennifer Hanratty
(540) 231-6438

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

Ioannis Stivachtis
(540) 231-5816