International Relations Degree Requirements & Tracks

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CONFLICT AND FOREIGN POLICY TRACK, 18 s.h.

Required: POLI:1501 Introduction to American Foreign Policy 

Choose FIVE of these, at least 6 s.h. from each department, HIST and POLI 

  • HIST:2420 Germany in the World 3 s.h.
  • HIST:3106  History Behind the Headlines 3 s.h. 
  • HIST:3242  United States in World Affairs 3s.h 
  • HIST:4176  Vietnam War on Film 3 s.h.
  • HIST:4228  Cold War America 3 s.h.
  • HIST:4230  The Political Culture of U.S. Foreign Policy 3 s.h. 
  • HIST:4264  U.S.A. in a World at War 1931-1945 3 s.h. 
  • HIST:4435  War and Society in Modern Europe 3 s.h. 
  • HIST:4499  First World War 3-4 s.h. 
  • HIST:4617  History, Memory, and Pacific War 3 s.h.
  • HIST:4620  Japan--U.S. Relations 3 s.h. 
  • POLI:2416  Revolutions and Political Violence 3 s.h.
  • POLI:2417  Comparative Environmental Policy 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3126  Environmental Policy 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3405  Authoritarian Politics 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3410  Russian Foreign Policy 3 s.h. 
  • POLI:3411  Democracy: Global Trends and Struggles 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3420  Southeast Asia: Politics and Development 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3421  Southern Africa Development  and Governance 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3422  Horn of Africa: Politics and Transnational Issues 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3423  The Middle East: Policy and Diplomacy 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3425  South Asia: Politics, Identity, and Conflict 3 s.h
  • POLI:3503  Politics of Terrorism 3 s.h. 
  • POLI:3505  Civil Wars 3 s.h. 
  • POLI:3506  Consequences of War 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3514  Regional Peace and Security 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3518  Water Wars: Conflict and Cooperation 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3520  National Security Policy 3 s.h. 
  • POLI:3521  21st Century Technology and Warfare 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3522  Ending Wars and Keeping Peace 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3523 The Middle East: Policy and Diplomacy 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3550  Problems of International Politics 3 s.h. 
  • POLI:3603  War and Film 3 s.h.
     

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC RELATIONS TRACK 19-20 s.h.

Choose TWO of these:

  • ECON:1100 Principles of Microeconomics 
  • ECON:1200 Principles of Macroeconomics 
  • GEOG:2910 The Global Economy 

Choose FOUR of these, from at least two different departments

  • ECON:3345   Global Economics and Business 3 s.h. 
  • ECON:3620   Economic Growth and Development 3 s.h. 
  • ECON:3625   Environmental & Natural Resrc Economics 3 s.h.
  • ECON:3750   Transportation Economics 3 s.h.
  • ECON:4110   International Economics 3 s.h. 
  • ENTR:4460   Entrepreneurship and Global Trade 3 s.h.
  • FIN:4240       International Finance (prereq required) 3 s.h. 
  • MGMT:3450 International Business Environment (two prereqs) 3 s.h. 
  • MKTG:4300  International Marketing (prereq required) 3 s.h. 
  • POLI:2417    Comparative Environmental Policy 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3126    Environmental Policy 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3400    Political Economy 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3424    Global Development 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3504    Globalization 3 s.h. 
  • POLI:3524    Politics and Multinational Enterprises 3 s.h.
  • GEOG:2410  Environment and Development 3 s.h. 
  • GEOG:3070  Hungry Planet Global Geographies of Food 3 s.h.
  • HIST:3126    History of Globalization 3 s.h.
  • IS:3200         Sustainable Development  3 s.h.
  • IS:3333         Economics & Islam 3 s.h.

REGIONAL POLITICS AND RELATIONSHIPS TRACK, 18 s.h.

Required: POLI:1400 Introduction to Comparative Politics 

Choose FIVE of these, at least 6 s.h. from each department, HIST and POLI 

  • HIST:1602  Civilizations of Asia: China  3 s.h.
  • HIST:1604  Civilizations of Asia: Japan 3-4 s.h. 
  • HIST:1606  Civilizations of Asia: South Asia 3-4 s.h. 
  • HIST:1607  Civilizations of Asia: Korea 3 s.h.
  • HIST:2420 Germany in the World 3 s.h.
  • HIST:1708  Civilizations of Africa 3 s.h. 
  • HIST:3145  Europe and the U.S. in the Twentieth Century 3 s.h. 
  • HIST:3416  Modern Britain: War/Empire 20th Century 3 s.h. 
  • HIST:3475  Germany’s 20th Century 3 s.h.
  • HIST:3501  Rebel Island: A History of Cuba 3 s.h. 
  • HIST:3515  Introduction to Modern Latin America 3 s.h.
  • HIST:3652  Twentieth Century China 3 s.h.
  • HIST:3685  Modern Korean History 3 s.h. 
  • HIST:3760  The Making of Modern Africa 3 s.h.
  • HIST:3810  History of the Modern Middle East 3 s.h.
  • HIST:4433  France Under Nazi Occupation, 1940-1944 3 s.h.
  • HIST:4438  Modern European Imperialism 3 s.h.
  • HIST:4460  Twentieth-Century Europe: The Nazi Era 3 s.h. 
  • HIST:4461  20th-Century Europe: Cold War and After 3 s.h.
  • HIST:4464  Modern France 1789-1871 3 s.h. 
  • HIST:4465  Modern France 1870-Present 3 s.h.
  • HIST:4493  Soviet Union 1917-1945 3-4 s.h. 
  • HIST:4502  History of Mexico 3 s.h. 
  • HIST:4615  Modern Japan 3 s.h. 
  • HIST:4616  Japanese History & Society 1945-Present 3 s.h.
  • HIST:4666  Topics in Asian History 3 s.h. 
  • HIST:4815  Topics in the Modern Middle East 3 s.h. 
  • POLI:1401  Intro to the Politics of Russia and Eurasia 3 s.h. 
  • POLI:1445  Intro to Asian Politics: China 3 s.h.
  • POLI:2415  Latin American Politics 3 s.h. 
  • POLI:3405  Authoritarian Politics 3 s.h. 
  • POLI:3408  Chinese Politics and Society 3 s.h. 
  • POLI:3410  Russian Foreign Policy 3 s.h. 
  • POLI:3413  Russian Politics 3 s.h..
  • POLI:3420  Southeast Asia: Politics and Development 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3421  Southern Africa Development & Governance 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3422  Horn of Africa: Politics and Transnational Issues 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3423  The Middle East: Policy and Diplomacy 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3424  Global Development 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3425  South Asia: Politics, Identity, and Conflict 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3450  Problems in Comparative Politics 3 s.h. 
  • POLI:3514  Regional Peace and Security 3 s.h.
  • POLI:4400  Honors Seminar on Comparative Politics 3 s.h. 

TRANSNATIONAL ISSUES TRACK, 18 s.h.

Choose SIX of these, including at least 3 s.h. from each of three departments

  • CRIM: 3415 Global Criminology 3 s.h.
  • ECON:3625 Environmental & Natural Resrc Economics 3 s.h.
  • ECON:3750 Transportation Economics 3 s.h.
  • ECON:3760 Health Economics 3 s.h.
  • GEOG:1020 The Global Environment 3-4 s.h.
  • GEOG:1070 Contemporary Environmental Issues 3 s.h.
  • GEOG:1090 Globalization and Geographic Diversity 3 s.h.
  • GEOG:2110 7 Billion and Counting: Intro Pop Dynamics 3 s.h.
  • GEOG:2410 Environment and Development 3 s.h.
  • GEOG:3070 Hungry Planet Global Geographies of Food 3 s.h.
  • GEOG:3110 Geography of Health 3 s.h.
  • GEOG:3331 Human Dimensions of Climate 3 s.h.
  • GEOG:3780 U.S. Energy Policy in Global Context 3 s.h.
  • GEOG:4770 Environmental Justice 3 s.h.
  • GHS:3030 Global Health Conference 1 s.h.
  • GHS:3050 Global Aging 3 s.h.
  • GHS:3110 Health of Indigenous Peoples 3 s.h.
  • GHS:3120 Global Maternal and Child Health 3 s.h.
  • GHS:3500 Global Public Health 3 s.h.
  • GHS:3720 Contemporary Issues in Global Heatlh 3 s.h.
  • GHS:3850 Promoting Health Globally 3 s.h.
  • GHS:4162 History of Global Health 3 s.h.
  • GHS:4180 Climate Change and Health 3 s.h.
  • GHS:4600 Global Health and Human Rights 2-3 s.h.
  • GWSS:2045 Working for Social Justice 3 s.h.
  • GWSS:2151 Global Migration in the Contemporary World 3 s.h.
  • GWSS:2190 Love Rules: Law and the Family Across Cultures 3 s.h.
  • GWSS:2650 Global Reproduction 3 s.h.
  • GWSS:3010 Transnational Sexualities 3 s.h.
  • GWSS:3157 Gender, Sexuality, and Human Rights 3 s.h.
  • HIST:3508 Health in Latin America 3 s.h.
  • HIST:4101 History of Human Rights 3 s.h.
  • HIST:4438 Modern European Imperialism 3 s.h.
  • HIST:4640 Imperialism and Modern India 3 s.h.
  • HIST:4725 Women and Gender in African History 3 s.h.
  • POLI:2417 Comparative Environmental Policy 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3126 Environmental Policy 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3411 Democracy: Global Trends and Struggles 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3421 Southern Africa Development & Governance 3 s.h
  • POLI:3422 Horn of Africa: Pol and Transnatn’l Issues 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3424 Global Development 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3501 International Organization & World Order 3 s.h.
  • POLI:3509 Int’l Courts Intersection Law & Politics 3 s.h.
  • HRTS:3905 Topics in Human Rights 3 s.h.
  • HRTS:3906 Global Crises and Human Rights 3 s.h.
  • HRTS:3910 Human Rights Advocacy 3 s.h.
  • IS:2151 Global Migration in the Contemporary World 3 s.h.
  • IS:3116 Media and Global Cultures 3 s.h.
  • IS:3200 Sustainable Development 3 s.h.
  • IS:4131 Globalizations and Culture 3 s.h.