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International Studies
Overall Coordinator: Christopher Keaveny, ckeaven, x2584, Walker 321

Graduates who have a better understanding and appreciation of international perspectives will be more effective and resourceful in navigating the global marketplace. Linfield’s approach to international study provides opportunities to infuse a semester or year abroad with language study and coursework in a variety of areas across the curriculum.

  

ASIAN STUDIES MINOR
Dr. John Sagers, History, jsagers, x2660; Dr. Christopher Keaveney, Modern Languages, ckeaven, x2584 

Minor: 27-29 credits and one semester of study abroad. 6 credits abroad in courses dealing with the history, culture, ecology, and/or politics of the country or region (satisfied by MLJP 306 and MLJP 307); successful study of an Asian language through the second semester of the intermediate level; two or more courses totaling 6-8 credits in Asian studies beyond those taken while abroad, selected from a list maintained by the faculty coordinators; and IDST 090.

EUROPEAN STUDIES MINOR
Dr. Peter Richardson, Modern Languages, prichard, x2249 

Minor: 27-29 credits and one semester of study abroad. 20 credits abroad distributed about equally between European study and appropriate language coursework; successful study of a European language through the second semester of the intermediate level; 6-8 credits in European studies beyond those taken while abroad; and IDST 090. 

LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES MINOR
Dr. Thomas Love, Sociology & Anthropology, tlove, x2504; Dr. Sonia Ticas, Modern Languages, sticas, x2367 

Minor: 27-29 credits and one semester at one of Linfield’s Latin American study abroad sites (Oaxaca, Mexico; Costa Rica; Ecuador). 9-11 credits abroad dealing with the history, culture, ecology and/or politics of the country or region; successful study of a Latin American language through the second semester of the intermediate level; 6-8 credits in Latin American studies beyond those taken while abroad; and IDST 090.

  

Study Abroad Opportunities:  International Programs Office (Dr. Shaik Ismail, Director)