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Track 1: Economics, Politics, and International Change

Remember that ALL International Studies Minor requirements (including language courses) must be taken for a LETTER GRADE of C- or better.

Select one course from the following approved list:

Communication

All courses for the minor must be taken for a letter grade of C- or better.

  • COMM 114E. Communication and Social Institutions: Gender, Labor, and Culture in the Global Economy
  • COMM 131. Communication, Dissent, and the Formation of Social Movements
  • COMM 152. Global Economy and Consumer Culture
  • COMM 160. Political Economy and International Communication

Course Prerequisites: Minor students are responsible for meeting all departmental pre-requisite courses.  Please see http://catalog.ucsd.edu for additional course pre-requisite information.

Economics

All courses for the minor must be taken for a letter grade of C- or better.

  • ECON 101. International Trade
  • ECON 103. International Monetary Relations
  • ECON 114. Economics of Immigration
  • ECON 116. Economic Development
  • ECON 117. Economic Growth
  • ECON 125. Demographic Analysis and Forecasting
  • ECON 131. Economics of the Environment
  • ECON 132. Energy Economics
  • ECON 133. International Environmental Agreements
  • ECON 144. Economics of Conservation
  • ECON 145. Economics of Ocean Resources
  • ECON 161. Global Integration of Latin America
  • ECON 162. Economics of Mexico
  • ECON 163. Japanese Economy
  • ECON 165. Middle East Economics
  • ECON 166. Economics of Southeast Asia

Course Prerequisites:Minor students are responsible for meeting all departmental pre-requisite courses.  Please see http://catalog.ucsd.edu for additional course pre-requisite information.

History

All courses for the minor must be taken for a letter grade of C- or better.

  • HIAF 111. Modern Africa Since 1880
  • HIAF 112. West Africa Since 1880
  • HIAF 113. Small Wars and the Global Order: Africa and Asia
  • HIAF 120. History of South Africa
  • HIAF 123. West Africa from Earliest of Times to 1800
  • HIAF 130. African Society and the Slave Trade
  • HIEA 111. Japan: Twelfth to Mid-Nineteenth Centuries
  • HIEA 112. Japan: From the Mid-Nineteenth Century through the US Occupation
  • HIEA 113. The Fifteen-Year War in Asia and the Pacific
  • HIEA 114. Postwar Japan
  • HIEA 116. Japan-U.S. Relations
  • HIEA 130. History of the Modern Chinese Revolution: 1800–1911
  • HIEA 131. History of the Modern Chinese Revolution: 1911–1949
  • HIEA 132. History of the People’s Republic of China
  • HIEA 150. Modern Korea, 1800–1945
  • HIEA 151. The Two Koreas, 1945–Present
  • HIEA 165/265. Material Culture in China (requires approval of ISP adviser to apply toward minor)
  • HIEA 167/267. Special Topics in Modern Chinese History (requires approval of ISP adviser to apply toward minor)
  • HIEU 101. Greece in the Classical Age
  • HIEU 102. The Roman Republic
  • HIEU 103. The Roman Empire
  • HIEU 104. Byzantine Empire
  • HIEU 113A. Conflict and Settlement in Medieval Europe
  • HIEU 117A. Greece and the Balkans in the Age of Nationalism
  • HIEU 117B. Greece and the Balkans during the Twentieth Century
  • HIEU 119. Modern Italy: From Unification to the Present
  • HIEU 122. Politics Italian Renaissance Style
  • HIEU 126. Age of Expansion: Europe and the World, 1400–1600
  • HIEU 128. Europe Since 1945
  • HIEU 131. The French Revolution: 1789–1814
  • HIEU 132. German Politics and Culture: 1648–1848
  • HIEU 134. The Formation of the Russian Empire, 800–1855
  • HIEU 136. European Society and Social Thought, 1870–1989
  • HIEU 137. History of Colonialism: From New Imperialism to Decolonization
  • HIEU 138. Imperial Spain, 1476–1808
  • HIEU 139. The Origins of Constitutions
  • HIEU 141. European Diplomatic History, 1870–1945
  • HIEU 146. Fascism, Communism, and the Crisis of Liberal Democracy: Europe 1919–1945
  • HIEU 150. Modern British History
  • HIEU 151. Spain Since 1808
  • HIEU 153A. Nineteenth-Century France
  • HIEU 154. Modern German History: From Bismarck to Hitler
  • HIEU 155. Modern Austria
  • HIEU 156. The Russian Empire and the Soviet Union, 1855–1991
  • HIEU 157. Religion and the Law in Modern European History
  • HIEU 158. Why Hitler? How Auschwitz
  • HIEU 159. Three Centuries of Zionism from 1648–1948
  • HIEU 181. Immigration, Ethnicity, and Identity in Contemporary European Society
  • HIEU 182. The Muslim Experience in Contemporary Europe
  • HILA 100. Latin America–Colonial Transformation
  • HILA 101. Latin America: The Construction of Independence 1810–1898
  • HILA 102. Latin America in the Twentieth Century
  • HILA 103. Revolution in Modern Latin America
  • HILA 104. Modern U.S.-Latin American Relations
  • HILA 112. Economic and Social History of the Andean Region
  • HILA 113. Lord and Peasant in Latin America
  • HILA 114. Dictatorships in Latin America
  • HILA 116. El Salvador and the United States: Human Rights and Revolution
  • HILA 120. History of Argentina
  • HILA 121. History of Brazil
  • HILA 121A. History of Brazil, 1808 to 1904
  • HILA 122. Cuba: From Colony to Socialist Republic
  • HILA 131. A History of Mexico
  • HILA 132. A History of Contemporary Mexico
  • HILA 161. History of Women in Latin America
  • HINE 101A. History of Ancient Mesopotamia
  • HINE 114. History of the Islamic Middle East
  • HINE 116. The Middle East in the Age of European Empires (1798–1914)
  • HINE 118. The Middle East in the Twentieth Century
  • HINE 119. Contemporary Middle East Conflicts
  • HINE 122. Politicization of Religion in the Middle East
  • HINE 123. The Emergence of Middle East Nationalisms
  • HINE 126. Iranian Revolution in Historical Perspective
  • HINE 127. History of Modern Turkey
  • HINE 166. Nationalism in the Middle East
  • HITO 111. Marxian Theory
  • HITO 117. World History. 1200–1800
  • HITO 133. War and Society: The Second World War
  • HITO 134. International Law—War Crimes and Genocide

Linguistics

All courses for the minor must be taken for a letter grade of C- or better.

  • LIGN 105. Law and Language
  • LIGN 108. Languages of Africa
  • LIGN 174. Gender and Language in Society
  • LIGN 177. Multilingualism

Course Pre-requisites: Minor students are responsible for meeting all departmental pre-requisite courses.  Please see http://catalog.ucsd.edu for additional course pre-requisite information.

Political Science

All courses for the minor must be taken for a letter grade of C- or better.

  • Comparative Politics: POLI 120A through POLI 139A
  • International Relations: POLI 140A through POLI 159

How to Declare the International Studies Minor

Go to TritonLink, access Major/Minor link under the Tool category and declare your minor.

Minor Code:

International Studies (MO 62)

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