Xavier Minor in International Affairs
Minor in International Affairs
minor in International Affairs prepares students for careers in the
international arena. This program of study specifically prepares students for:
in government service, particularly the Foreign Service of the United
States, the Department of State, or any of the various federal agencies,
which function in the international arena.
in international business in the private sector.
in the international civil service, serving with intergovernmental
organizations, such as the United Nations, as well as with private
international nongovernmental organizations.
Minor in International Affairs requires 18 hours in the following courses:
2040, International Relations
- PSCI 2060, International Law and Politics
3040, International Organization
- PSCI 3640, American Foreign Policy
4100, International Political Economy
- PSCI 4640, Politics of Developing
Of these, PSCI 2040, PSCI 4100 and PSCI 4640 are required.
remaining nine hours may be taken as electives from the courses listed above as
well as from the other international courses offered in the department, namely
PSCI 3240, 4050, and 4953/4956.
Further, it is recommended that students
pursuing a Minor in International Affairs also take a course in Economics,
twelve (12) credit hours in a foreign language, and participate in a Study
Abroad program for at least one semester.
For more information, please contact:
Department of Political Science
Xavier University of Louisiana
1 Drexel Drive, P.O. Box 147
New Orleans, LA 7012
Dr. Pamela Waldron-Moore