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2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International Relations, B.S.

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Department of Political Science 

The major in International Relations requires 36 semester hours of work. It is preferable that minors and electives be in foreign languages, humanities, or social science offerings that significantly contribute to an understanding of economic, geographical, historical, and cultural factors in international relations or in areas that provide students with substantive skills related to a professional environment such as business and computer science. Recommended related courses in social science are ANTH 2010 ; ECON 2410 , ECON 4440 , ECON 4470 GEOG 3420 GEOG 3430 , GEOG 3460 GEOG 4330 GEOG 4500 HIST 3150 , HIST 4530 , HIST 4330 HIST 4340 SOC 4511 SOC 4520 . Interdisciplinary minors with a cross-cultural or area studies emphasis are also recommended.

Field Courses (12 hours)

Electives (6 hours)

 Six hours from the courses listed above or from

Curriculum: International Relations

Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.


Subtotal: 32 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours


  • PS subfields (IR/Comp) 6 credit hours
  • PS designated course 3 credit hours
  • Minor 12 credit hours
  • Electives 9 credit hours

Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 28 Hours

Total hours in program: 120

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