B.A. in Political Science - International Relations Concentration

College of the Sciences and Mathematics
General Education Requirements
English Composition requirements6
Mathematics requirement3
Public Speaking requirement3
Science requirements6
Behavioral and Social Science requirements6
Humanities requirements6
Arts requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Student Electives9
Writing Emphasis requirements9
Language Requirement
Demonstrating language proficiency through the intermediate level (202).3-12
Major Core Requirements
With the exception of the Capstone Seminar, the core courses should be taken during the first and second year.
PSC 100U.S. Government and Politics3
PSC 200Political Analysis3
PSC 202Elements of Public Administration3
PSC 213International Relations3
PSC 230Introduction to Political Thought3
PSC 240Introduction to Comparative Politics3
PSC 401Senior Project in Political Science3
Other Major Requirements
PSC 213International Relations3
or PSC 240 Introduction to Comparative Politics
PSC 317Contemporary International Relations 13
or PSC 320 U.S. Foreign Policy
Comparative Group6
Select two of the following:
Latin American Culture and Politics
European Politics
Culture and Politics of Asia
Russian Government and Politics
African Politics and Society
International Group6
Select two of the following:
The United States and Latin America
Russian Foreign Policy
Contemporary International Relations
International Political Economy
Middle Eastern Politics
Politics of the Holocaust and Genocide
Additional Course3
Select one additional course from the following options: the Comparative Group, the International Group, PSC 213, PSC 240, PSC 317, PSC 320, study abroad course with a PSC prefix, or a PSC internationally focused internship.
Cognate Courses
GEO 101World Geography3
or GEO 103 Human Geography
HIS 101History of Civilization I3
or HIS 102 History of Civilization II
An ECO course chosen under advisement.3
Two "international-themed" courses from outside the major 26
Electives6
Select 6 credits of electives
Total Minimum Credits Required120

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