Minor in International Studies
EXPAND YOUR WORLD
You’ll enjoy the Abbey’s International Studies Minor if you have a strong interest in languages, cultures, and international travel. Get equipped with the language skills and social tools to dialogue with diverse cultures in today’s interconnected world — an asset for any career. With a foundation in Catholic, Benedictine values and the liberal arts tradition, you’ll be able to promote worldwise understanding and serve others both nationally and internationally.
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Five upper-level courses in the following areas, as approved by the Coordinator:
Government and Political Philosophy
Students pursuing an international studies minor at Belmont Abbey College choose at least one modern language course to pursue.
*It is the student’s responsibility to verify that all degree requirements for graduation are fulfilled.
Beginning German I and II
Beginning German I and II are designed for students with little or no training in the language. Students will work towards initial acquisition of the four basic skills (reading, writing, speaking, and listening), with emphasis on oral communication, grammar, and songs.
This course examines the various complexities of doing business across international borders. In today’s business world, a well-founded knowledge of the commercial and economic interdependence of nations is immensely useful to anyone following a career in business or international relations.