International Relations - B.A.

Specific Requirement for Admission to the International Relations Major

The following are prerequisites for other political science courses for a department major.

ECO 203Introductory Microeconomics3
ECO 205Introductory Macroeconomics3

Major in International Relations Requirements: 37 Credits

Required courses:
PLS 105Introduction to World Politics3
PLS 121American Government And Politics3
PLS 215Political Science Research Methods 13
PLS 310Political Science Research Methods 24
PLS 340International Politics3
PLS 591Senior Research Seminar In Political Science 23
Upper Division Directed Electives (Select nine credits from the following):9
International Political Economy
International Regimes
Theories of Comparative Politics
Global Poverty and Development
International Conflict
Upper-level Electives (Select nine credits from the following):9
European Political Systems
British Government and Politics
Politics of Russia
Canadian Government and Politics
Politics of the Middle East
The Politics of Japan
Politics of Asia
Government and Politics of People's Republic of China
Latin American Government And Politics
InterAmerican Politics
Politics Of The Developing Areas
Gender and Politics
International Political Economy
International Regimes
The European Union
Ethnicity, Nationalism and Democracy
Revolutions and Revolutionary Movements
The New Institutionalism
International Law
Seminar On Comparative Politics
Global Poverty and Development
Seminar on International Relations
International Conflict
Poverty, Development and Public Policy
Total Credits37
1

Students beginning this major in their Sophomore year should substitute an upper-level political science course for this requirement.

2

This course is offered only in the fall semester, and may not be taken on an independent study or transfer basis.