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Ph.D. Minor in Global StudiesĀ (15 CREDIT HOURS)

The minor provides a theoretical and methodological framework for the interdisciplinary study and critical analysis of global phenomena. Each minor student develops an individualized program in joint consultation with Professor Hilary Kahn (hkahn@iu.edu), and their graduate mentor, that best complements and provides a global context to the student’s disciplinary and professional academic programs and specific regional interests.

REQUIRED COURSE (3 CREDIT HOURS)

  • INTL-I701 Interdisciplinary Seminar in Issues and Approaches to Global Studies

Note: INTL-I702: Readings in Global Studies is strongly recommended

APPROVED ELECTIVES (12 CREDIT HOURS)

  • Four courses selected in consultation with and approved by the Director of the Ph.D. Minor.

CAPSTONE PROJECT

Students complete the Minor through a capstone project that includes one of five options:

  • a specifically designated course
  • an international internship
  • international field work
  • a substantial paper
  • a question on the student’s qualifying examination in the major department.