International Studies Minor

The flexible and interdisciplinary international studies minor at Merrimack College will help you develop your understanding of the world and your place in it.

What You’ll Learn

As an international studies minor at Merrimack, you will:

  • Develop your understanding of the world by examining global history, politics, religion and economics.
  • Choose a thematic, interdisciplinary concentration for your electives, such as Global Health and Environment or Global Economy, International Business and Development.
  • Analyze international issues from multiple perspectives - an invaluable skill to have in any industry and career path.
  • Connect your major with the international studies minor to best meet your career goals.

International Studies Minor: Why Merrimack College

The international studies minor provides you with flexible and valuable skills, such as

  • Critical thinking
  • Analysis
  • Communication
  • Research

You’ll also have the freedom to pursue courses that align best with your own personal or professional goals.

Hands-on Learning

You are strongly encouraged to study abroad, spend a semester in Washington, D.C. or pursue an internship for credit. Participating in these experiential learning opportunities helps you to gain valuable hands-on learning experience and learn more about international studies jobs. 

International Studies Minor Requirements

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