International Relations Concentration

For the Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences

Major in Political Science, International Relations Concentration

Students take advanced courses in two or more of the following topics: international law and organization, international cooperation, international political economy, globalization, foreign policy, diplomacy, political strategy in IR, conflict, interstate war, civil war, terrorism, global environmental politics, and international human rights.

See the Political Science Major page for additional requirements and departmental distinction information.

PS 100Intro to Political Science3
Select at least one course from the following:3
Intro to Intl Relations
Intro to Intl Relations-ACP
Governing Globalization
Select any additional 100- or 200-level Political Science courses6
Select 300- or 400-level Political Science courses, at least nine hours of which come from the International Relations Concentration list maintained by the department. The other six hours may be any 300- or 400-level Political Science courses.15
Select any additional Political Science courses at any level.6
Students will select a second major, or a minor or a set of courses of at least 12 hours of thematically-related coursework outside political science, developed in conjunction with an academic advisor.12
Total Hours45