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Department of World Languages
International Studies Minor
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Department of World Languages

International Studies Minor

  • Minor
  • Undergraduate

20 credits

required for minor

20 credits

20 credits

required for minor

The international studies minor provides certification of a student’s global educational experience. Study abroad enables a person to deepen their understanding of the richness and diversity of the world’s cultures. Program options allow students to explore a variety of regions of the world through different academic disciplines. Prerequisite for the international studies minor: acceptance into a Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) study-abroad program.

Some classes in this minor include:
  • International Business
  • Intercultural Communication
  • History of U.S. Foreign Relations
  • World Religions
  • International Relations since World War II
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The ministry group we continue to work with is animistic [the religious belief that objects, places and creatures all possess a distinct spiritual essence], with a complex system of spirits whom they fear. We were reminded over and over again that spiritual warfare is real, and that prayer is truly essential to all efforts to share Christ no matter where we are. We also realized that God’s love is often shared via small loving encounters with individuals and the group. In miraculous ways they were able to see and feel God’s love shining through us as Jesus followers. Each one of us have had similar good news encounter opportunities in our lives.
Steve Sheldon
Department of History & Related Fields, 1961

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Professors at Northwestern are focused on their students first. Our faculty include experts in their respective fields who want to help you grow in your faith while you earn your degree.

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Matthew Miller, Ph.D.

Interim Chair, Department of History & Related Fields

Dr. Miller joined the University of Northwestern faculty in 2008 after teaching for several years in Moscow....

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Philip Vierling, M.B.A.

Adjunct Instructor

Philip joined the School of Business in January of 2016. He has over 30 years of experience in the medical...

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