Global Security Studies Minor
The Global Security Studies (GSS) minor focuses on the global and international dimensions of security, war, conflict, and conflict resolution in the contemporary world. As an interdisciplinary program, the GSS minior is designed to help students explore
the global, international, national, and human dimensions of security, conflict, and conflict resolution in contemporary international relations using the analytic tools provided in different social science disciplines.
The minor is administered by the International Relations Program and is open to all Syracuse University undergraduate students in good academic standing, with the exception of International Relations majors whose topic concentration is International Security
For a complete list of minor requirements, please visit the online
For students who declared the minor prior to the Fall 2017 semester, please review prior program requirements in the archived online course catalog or
speak with an academic advisor.
To declare a minor in Global Security Studies, fill out the GSS
Consent Form and schedule
an appointment with Dr. Northrup.
*Refer to the approved GSS course lists below for the official list of approved courses that will count toward the minor each semester.
Main campus courses
2020 - 2021 Academic Year
2019 - 2020 Academic Year
2018 - 2019 Academic Year
2017 - 2018 Academic Year
2016 - 2017 Academic Year
2015 - 2016 Academic Year
2014 - 2015 Academic Year