Humanities Minors

French Minor

The minor in French consists of a minimum of 18 credits in French, at least six of which must be at the 3000-4000 level. Courses taken to satisfy the minor must not be required or be electives within a student's major course of study. The French minor may be gained while pursuing studies in Quebec through the New England-Quebec Program. Students may also satisfy requirements for the minor by taking upper-level independent study courses (FRE-4910) or FRE-3010, "Culture and Civilization through Correspondence and Conversation."

History Minor

The history minor is appropriate for students pursuing careers in teaching, public service, museum work, historic preservation, law and many other fields, as well as those planning graduate study in politics, history, English, anthropology and sociology.

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

HIS-1111

World History I

3

__________

HIS-1112

World History II

3

__________

HIS-1211

American History I

3

__________

HIS-1212

American History II

3

__________

Electives

HIS ---

Upper-level European History

3

__________

HIS ---

Upper-level American History

3

__________

HIS ---

Upper-level history: Africa, Asia, Latin America, or the Middle East

3

__________

Total

 

21

 

Political Science Minor

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

POS-1010

Introduction to Political Science

3

__________

POS-1020

American Politics and Government

3

__________

POS-2050

International Economics and Politics

3

__________

POS-2110

State and Local Government

3

__________

POS-3010

Survey of Western Political Thought OR

 

 

POS-3040

The Politics of Gender

3

__________

Electives

POS 3000/4000 (2 courses)

6

__________

Total

21

 

Pre-law Minor

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

PHI-1040

Introduction to Ethics

3

__________

POS-1020

American Politics and Government OR

 

 

POS-1010

Introduction to Political Science

3

__________

POS-2050

International Economics and Politics OR

 

 

POS-3010

Survey of Western Political Thought

3

__________

POS-2110

State and Local Government

3

__________

POS-3170

United States Constitutional Law

3

__________

Electives

HUM 3000/4000 (2 courses)

6

__________

Total

21

 

Spanish

The minor in Spanish consists of a minimum of 18 credits in Spanish, at least six of which must be at the 3000-4000 level. Students can access those upper-level courses by participating in a semester abroad through JSC's affiliation with the National Student Exchange program. Courses may also be taken through JSC's affiliation with Castleton State College (VIT). Courses taken to satisfy the minor must not be required or be electives within a student's major course of study.

The Department of Humanities offers courses with the following designators: FRE (French), HIS (history), HUM (humanities), INT (interdisciplinary), PHI (philosophy), POS (political science), and SPA (Spanish). See full course descriptions.