Iranian Studies, MinorView Checksheet
Minimum Total Credit Hours: 15
Minimum Upper-Division Hours: 9
Program Code: N609
The requirements for a minor must be completed concurrently with the major degree requirements.
No minor may be added by completing courses after receiving the bachelor’s degree.
Students must successfully complete at least 15 hours of coursework in international studies, including at least 9 hours at the upper-division level.
At least 6 credit hours must be earned in courses acceptable for residence credit by standards set forth by the Department of International and Area Studies, excluding transfer, correspondence, and examination (AP, CLEP, Advanced Standing) credit.
A minimum of 6 of the required 15 hours must be taken in the Department of International and Area Studies.
Students are encouraged to study abroad. Courses taken while studying abroad may also be substituted to meet minor requirements, though they might not satisfy General Education requirements.
A list of approved courses for the minor may be obtained in the IAS Academic Advising Office or on the departmental website.
No single course may be used by a student to satisfy a major requirement and a minor requirement. A course may be used, however, to satisfy both a major support requirement and a minor requirement. Requests to substitute a minor requirement must be approved in writing by the Iranian Studies coordinator.
- Minors are available to all undergraduate students at OU. If the minor is officially declared, successfully completed, and noted on the graduation application, the student’s transcript will so indicate at the time the bachelor’s degree is posted.
|IAS 2003||Understanding the Global Community||3|
|Language or Culture|
|Choose one course from the following third semester language or upper-division cultural & area studies list||3|
|Third semester language course:|
|Upper-division IAS class approved for Cultural & Area Studies credit (list of approved courses can be obtained in the IAS Academic Advising Office or on the departmental website)|
|Choose 9 hours from the following (3 of the hours must be taken in the Department of International and Area Studies):||9|
|Modern Iran: Islam, Politics, and the State, 1500 to the Present|
|Iranian Society through Cinema|
|US-Iranian Relations: History, Politics, and the Road to Confrontation|
|Iran & Islam to 1800: History, Culture, and Society in the Pre-Modern Period|
|Poverty and Inequality in the Middle East|
|Youth Culture in Contemporary Iran|
|Topics in National Cinema|
Or other courses as approved by an IAS Academic Advisor
|Total Credit Hours||15|
The most current elective list can be obtained in the IAS Academic Advising Office or on the departmental website (Advising section: https://www.ou.edu/cis/ias/undergrad-academics/majors/course_selections).