Humanities Department

Minor - Area Studies

The minor in Area Studies provides an opportunity for concentrated study in the history, politics, economics, geography, or culture of one of four designated regions of the world.

With the consent of the advisor for the Area Studies minor, a student may select courses concerning aspects of one of the following regions - East and Southeast Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Latin America, or Europe (inclusive of Russia) - and global courses from a general list.

University Graduation Requirements

To be awarded a minor, at least 12 units of coursework must be completely distinct and separate from the coursework in the major (University Policy S16-4).

Course Requirements

Requirements of the Minor12
Three courses from one of the designated regions9
One general courses3

Total Units:12