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Majors and Minors of Interest

Saint Anselm College regularly offers a continually changing and diverse array of courses each semester that focus on global society, history, literature, religion, politics, and gender. Included below are majors and minors that may be of interest to you.

International Business Major
The international business major at Saint Anselm College offers a distinctive liberal arts foundation complemented by a business core with internationally focused business courses. This combination helps students gain business knowledge and a broad-based global awareness and understanding required to work effectively in varied environments with a diverse workforce.

International Relations Major
The program of study in International Relations combines a rigorous and diverse set of courses from the social sciences and the humanities to help students develop conceptual and problem solving skills to address global issues that are by nature complex and interdisciplinary.

Modern Languages and Literature Department
Through a three semester sequence of courses in Chinese, French, German, Russian or Spanish, emphasizing understanding, speaking, reading, and writing, the department seeks to develop linguistic skill and provide cultural enrichment. Students are able to major in French, German Studies and Spanish. The Department also offers minors in Russian Area Studies, Asian Studies, French, German, Spanish and Latin American Studies.

Peace and Justice Studies Major
The interdisciplinary Peace and Justice Studies major prepares students with the theoretical and practical knowledge and critical thinking skills needed to help shape a more just and peaceful world. Courses familiarize students with the major ideas, concepts, and theories of peace and justice; detailed knowledge of problems, issues and challenges such as poverty, racism, and war; and various approaches to solutions.

Gender Studies Minor
The minor in Gender Studies gives students the methodological and theoretical tools to analyze gender's role and significance in the social, political, and personal formation of the human person. Students will explore gender through various lenses, such as the arts, humanities and social and natural sciences. Gender Studies aims to provide its students with a critical framework in which the analysis of gender and all it entails can be imaginatively and empathetically applied to students' public and private lives.

International Studies Minor
Current political, economic, and social trends indicate that the world is changing from a system of predominantly self-contained nation states towards a globally integrated community with multiple independent actors, including regional custom unions, economic communities, transnational enterprises, and individuals. Those wishing to compete successfully in the global society must understand the new complexities of the international environment. The minor in International Studies is designed to introduce students to some of the more salient aspects of international phenomena, and thus to help in preparing them for a responsible role in the world.