International Studies Minor
The Purdue University College of Agriculture offers an
International Studies minor to all Agriculture students who wish to develop the
international dimension of their academic program beyond the minimum
"international understanding" course requirements. The International
Minor Program is an academic minor administered by the Purdue Agriculture
Office of Academic Programs. The International Studies Minor plan of study
forms are in the Office of Academic Programs, AGAD 121.
In order to earn the International Studies Minor, students should
have their Plan of Study approved a minimum of six months prior to graduation.
The basic requirements for completing the minor are:
- Credit in a
foreign language through the fourth course (and one conversation course, if
- In most
cases, the language studied must be one spoken in the country or region in
which the overseas experience is completed.
whose overseas experience is in an English-speaking country may meet the
language requirement by studying any foreign language.
whose overseas experience is in a country whose language is not taught at
Purdue may substitute any other language spoken in that region of the world.
credits of coursework with an international focus.
- At least
six credits of this coursework should focus on the country/region of the
student's overseas experience.
language courses can be used only if they are nonlinguistic in nature (i.e.,
literature, culture, etc.).
- A minimum
of six credits should be completed outside the College of Agriculture.
- At least
eight weeks abroad participating in an approved study abroad, cooperative work
experience, internship, or cultural exchange.
and presentation of a summary paper in a seminar format which assimilates all
components of the International Studies Minor.
Timothy P Kerr
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