International Minor in Human Sciences

The College of Human Sciences offers two paths to obtaining the International Minor:

The Joseph S. Bruno Auburn Abroad in Italy program in which a student can earn the International Minor in one semester while studying abroad in Ariccia, Italy;

HUSC 3380Study Abroad Opportunities in Human Sciences2
HUSC 4010CHS at AU in Italy: Integrated Global Studies6
HUSC 4380Auburn Abroad in Italy Study and Travel2
HUSC 4940CHS at AU in Italy: Directed Field Experiences6
Total Hours16


an on/off-campus program for students to complete both foreign language and human sciences content competencies on campus, followed by a four credit hour study abroad experience in an approved international venue.

Required Courses (7-16 Hours)
HUSC 5940Study and Travel in Human Sciences3-12
Foreign Language4
Elective Course Requirements (2-11) Hours
CADS/HDFS/NTRI Study Abroad Opportunities in Human Sciences1
CADS 2000/2007Global Consumer Culture3
CADS 3700Gender, Wealth & Philanthropy3
HDFS 2000Marriage and Family in a Global Context3
HDFS 4680Family in Cross-Cultural Perspective3
HDFS 5300HDFS and Social Policy3
NTRI 2000/2007Nutrition And Health3
HOSP 4570Global Hospitality3
NTRI 4620Public Health Nutrition3
Total Credit Hours: 18

No more than 6 hours may be lower division (2000 and below) classes.
Courses taken as a requirement for the major or University core cannot be counted toward the minor.
No S/U courses can be counted toward the minor. 
Students must earn an overall grade average of "C" (2.0) on all courses taken in the minor.

Click on the links above to learn more or contact Kate Thornton, Director of Global Education, College of Human Sciences, 334 Spidle Hall, 334-844-1339,