If you’re eager to apply the skills you learn in the classroom to help understand and solve problems around the world, a minor in International and Global Studies is a great place to start. With coursework that spans humanities, social sciences, math, and engineering, as well as a required International and Global experience, the International and Global Studies minor ensures you’ll emerge a well-rounded student with all the tools necessary to achieve your career goals.

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Curriculum

To earn a minor in International and Global Studies, you’ll be expected to complete two units of work divided into the following (see Undergraduate Catalog  for more information and detailed course selection listings):

  • International and Global core (2/3 units of courses)
  • International and Global elective (1 unit)
  • International and Global experience
  • Senior Seminar in International and Global Studies (1/3 unit)

All International and Global Studies minors are required to participate in a study abroad experience that’s equivalent in length to at least one term at WPI. The Senior Seminar can only be taken after the International and Global experience has been completed.

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