Academic minors

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The Einaudi Center offers or assists with eight different minors for undergraduates or graduate students.

East Asian Studies

Those enrolled in the East Asian Studies minor are considered members of the East Asia Program (EAP) and are encouraged to participate in program activities. Open to undergraduates in any field. For more information, visit the website of the Department of Asian Studies.

European Studies

The purpose of the minor is to provide a coherent structure for students with an interest in the interdisciplinary study of European studies. Open to undergraduates in any field. Administered by the Cornell Institute for European Studies (CIES). For more information, email CIES.

International Relations

The International Relations minor provides a structured yet flexible program for studying the politics, economics, history, languages, and cultures of the world. Open to undergraduates in any field, and includes courses from across the university. For more information, email coordinator Vincent Mauro or come into the office at 156 Uris Hall.

Latin American Studies

The Latin American Studies Program (LASP) welcomes students interested in studying and conducting research in Latin America or the Caribbean. Open to undergraduates or graduates in any field. For more information, email LASP or come into the office at 190 Uris Hall.

Migration Studies

The Einaudi Center hosts the Migration Studies minor, a university-wide, interdisciplinary undergraduate minor that prepares students to understand the historical and contemporary contexts and factors that drive international migration and shape migrant experiences around the globe.

Peace Studies and Peace Science

The Peace Studies and Peace Science minors provide opportunities for students to deepen their knowledge of international security, the structure and function of multinational systems, and the general area of conflict analysis, conflict management, and conflict resolution. Peace Studies emphasizes historical, institutional, and policy-oriented approaches. Peace Science  emphasizes mathematical and game theory models. Both are open to graduate students in any field. For more information, email the Reppy Institute.

South Asian Studies

Students enrolled in the South Asian Studies minor are considered members of the South Asia Program (SAP) and are encouraged to participate in all program activities. Open to undergraduates in any field. For more information, visit the website of the Department of Asian Studies.

Southeast Asian Studies

Students are advised by Southeast Asia Program (SEAP) faculty advisors who collaborate with them to construct a course of study based upon their particular area of interest. Open to undergraduates in any field. For more information, visit the website of the Department of Asian Studies.