May 26, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Development Studies Minor

The purpose of the development studies minor is to offer students an introduction to the various social, political, economic, and cultural factors related to the process of development. The approach is interdisciplinary and comparative, with primary emphasis upon development-related issues.

Academic advising is provided through the Anthropology and Sociology units of the Department of Sociology, Egyptology, and Anthropology on behalf of an interdisciplinary group of faculty.

Requirements (15 credits):

From the following lists of approved courses, three “development courses” from at least two disciplines other than the major, one “area studies course” not included in the major, and the Development Studies Seminar to be taken after or concurrent with the completion of other courses in the minor:

Special Topics

Selected special topics courses may be accepted as part of “development courses” or “area-studies courses” by the approval of the Advisor: