Pre-Fall 2017 Major Requirements

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International Relations, B.S. and B.A. 

Pre-Fall 2017 Requirements

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A. Core Classes, 12-13 s.h.

Complete ALL of the following:

  • POLI:1500 Introduction to International Relations
  • POLI:3512 International Conflict
  • POLI:3516 Politics of International Economics

Complete ONE of the following:

  • HIST: 1101 The Modern World 
  • HIST:1403 The West and the World: Modern 
  • HIST:3143 International Politics: The History of the Present 
  • HIST:3155 World Since 1945

B. Methods Class 3 s.h.

Choose ONE of the following:

  • POLI:2000 Designing Political Research
  • POLI:3000 Analyzing Political Data

C.) Senior Seminar, 3 s.h.

  • POLI:4800  International Relations Senior Seminar

or

  • POLI:4801 Honors Senior Seminar (for students graduating with honors)

D.) IR Track: choose ONE of four, 15 s.h.

  • Conflict and Foreign Policy
  • International Business and Economic Relations
  • Regional Politics and Relationships
  • Transnational Issues 

E.) For the B.S. ONLY, 11-13 s.h.

B.S. students must complete ONE of the following three sets of mathematics and statistics courses with a grade point of at least a 2.00. 

Option 1

  • MATH:1380 Calculus for Business
  • STAT:4143 Introduction to Statistical Methods
  • STAT:6513 Intermediate Statistical Methods

Option 2

  • MATH:1380 Calculus and Matrix Algebra for Business
  • STAT:1030 Statistics for Business
  • ECON:2800 Statistics for Strategy Problems *Not available after Summer 2018. Consult your advisor for an alternative course 

Option 3

  • MATH:1850 Calculus I
  • MATH:1860 Calculus II
  • STAT:4143 Introduction to Statistical Methods

International Relations Tracks

CONFLICT AND FOREIGN POLICY TRACK, 15 s.h.

Required, 3 s.h.

  • POLI:1501 Introduction to American Foreign Policy

Choose FOUR of these; two from HIST and two from POLI, 12 s.h. minimum

  • HIST:3106 World Events in Historical Context
  • HIST:3242 United States in World Affairs 
  • HIST:4125 War and Peace in the Twentieth Century
  • HIST:4176 Vietnam War on Film
  • HIST:4228 Cold War America
  • HIST:4230 The Political Culture of U.S. Foreign Policy
  • HIST:4264 U.S.A. in a World at War 1931-1945
  • HIST:4435 War and Society in Modern Europe
  • HIST:4499 First World War
  • HIST:4520 Latin Amer & U.S.: Historic Perspective
  • HIST:4525 Latin American Revolution
  • HIST:4617 History, Memory, and Pacific War
  • HIST:4620 Japan--U.S. Relations
  • POLI:2416 Revolutions and Political Violence
  • POLI:2417 Comparative Environmental Policy
  • POLI:3126 Environmental Policy
  • POLI:3405 Authoritarian Politics
  • POLI:3410 Russian Foreign Policy
  • POLI:3420 Southeast Asia: Politics and Development 
  • POLI:3421 Southern Africa Development & Governance
  • POLI:3422 Horn of Africa: Politics and Transnaitonal Issues
  • POLI:3423 The Middle East: Policy and Diplomacy
  • POLI:3425 South Asia: Politics, Identity, and Conflict
  • POLI:3500 American Foreign Policies
  • POLI:3503 Politics of Terrorism
  • POLI:3505 Civil Wars 
  • POLI:3506 Consequences of War
  • POLI:3514 Regional Peace and Security
  • POLI:3518 Water Wars: Conflict and Cooperation
  • POLI:3520 National Security Policy
  • POLI:3521 21st Century Technology and Warfare
  • POLI:3522 Ending Wars and Keeping Peace
  • POLI:3550 Problems of International Politics
  • POLI:3603 War and Film
  • POLI:4050 Two Koreas: Political Economy of Regional Rivalry
  • POLI:4500 Honors Seminar

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC RELATIONS TRACK, 15 s.h.

Choose TWO 6 s.h.

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

Choose THREE of these from at least two different departments 9 s.h.

  • ECON:3345 Global Economics and Business
  • ECON:3620 Economic Growth and Development
  • ECON:3625 Environmental & Natural Resrc Economics
  • ECON:3750 Transportation Economics
  • ECON:4110 International Economics
  • ENTR:4460 Entrepreneurship and Global Trade
  • FIN:4240 International Finance (prerequisite required)
  • MGMT:3450 Intl Business Environment (two prereqs)
  • MKTG:4300 International Marketing (prereqs required)
  • POLI:2417 Comparative Environmental Policy
  • POLI:3126 Environmental Policy
  • POLI:3400 Introduction to Political Economy
  • POLI:3424 Global Development
  • POLI:3504 Globalization
  • POLI:3524 Politics and Multinational Enterprises
  • POLI:4500 Honors Seminar on International Politics
  • GEOG:2410 Environment and Development
  • GEOG:3070 Hungry Planet Global Geographies of Food
  • HIST:3126 History of Globalization
  • IS:3200 Political Economy of Int'l Development 
  • IS:3333 Economics & Religion

REGIONAL POLITICS AND RELATIONSHIPS TRACK, 15 s.h.

Required, 3 s.h. 

  • POLI:1400 Introduction to Comparative Politics

Choose FOUR of these; two from HIST and two from POLI, 12 s.h. minimum

  • HIST:1602 Civilizations of Asia: China 
  • HIST:1604 Civilizations of Asia: Japan
  • HIST:1606 Civilizations of Asia: South Asia
  • HIST:1607 Civilizations of Asia: Korea
  • HIST:1708 Civilizations of Africa
  • HIST:3145 Europe and the U.S. in the Twentieth Century
  • HIST:3416 Modern Britian: War and Empire in the Twentieth Century
  • HIST:3475 Germany's 20th Century
  • HIST:3501 Rebel Island: A History of Cuba 
  • HIST:3515 Introduction to Modern Latin America 
  • HIST:3652 Twentieth Century China 
  • HIST:3685 Modern Korean History
  • HIST:3760 The Making of Modern Africa
  • HIST:3810 History of the Modern Middle East
  • HIST:4433 France Under Nazi Occupation, 1940-1944
  • HIST:4438 Modern European Imperialism
  • HIST:4460 Twentieth-Century Europe: The Nazi Era
  • HIST:4461 Twentieth-Century Europe: Cold War and After
  • HIST:4464 Modern France 1789-1871
  • HIST:4465 Modern France 1870-Present
  • HIST:4493 Soviet Union 1917-1945
  • HIST:4502 History of Mexico
  • HIST:4525 Latin American Revolution
  • HIST:4615 Modern Japan
  • HIST:4616 Japanese History & Society 1945-Present
  • HIST:4666 Topics in Asian History
  • HIST:4815 Topics in the Modern Middle East
  • POLI:1401 Intro to the Politics of Russia and Eurasia
  • POLI:1410 Intro to Asian International Relations 
  • POLI:1445 Introduction to Asian Politics
  • POLI:2415 Latin American Politics
  • POLI:3405 Authoritarian Politics
  • POLI:3408 Chinese Politics and Society
  • POLI:3410 Russian Foreign Policy
  • POLI:3413 Russian Politics
  • POLI:3420 Southeast Asia: Politics and Development
  • POLI:3421 Southern Africa Development & Governance
  • POLI:3422 Horn of Africa: Politics and Transnational Issues
  • POLI:3423 The Middle East: Policy and Diplomacy
  • POLI:3424 Global Development
  • POLI:3425 South Asia: Politics, Identity, and Conflict
  • POLI:3450 Problems in Comparative Politics
  • POLI:4400 Honors Seminar on Comparative Politics

TRANSNATIONAL ISSUES TRACK 15 s.h.

Choose FIVE of these, including at least 3 s.h. from each of three departments, 15 s.h.

  • CRIM:3415 Global Criminology
  • ECON:3625 Environmental & Natural Resrc Economics
  • ECON:3750 Transportation Economics 
  • ECON:3760 Health Economics
  • GEOG:1020 The Global Environment
  • GEOG:1070 Contemporary Environmental Issues
  • GEOG:1090 Globalization and Geographic Diversity
  • GEOG:2110 Seven Billion and Counting: Introduction to Population Dynamics
  • GEOG:2410 Environment and Development
  • GEOG:3070 Hungry Planet Global Geographies of Food
  • GEOG:3110 Geography of Health
  • GEOG:3331 Human Dimensions of Climate
  • GEOG:3780 U.S. Energy Policy in Global Context
  • GEOG:4770 Environmental Justice
  • GHS:3030 Global Health Conference
  • GHS:3050 Global Aging
  • GHS:3110 Health of Indigenous Peoples
  • GHS:3141 Design With the Developing World
  • GHS:3500 Global Public Health
  • GHS:3720 Global Health Seminar
  • GHS:3850 Promoting Health Globally
  • GHS:4160 History of Public Health
  • GHS:4162 History of Global Health
  • GHS:4180 Climate Change and Health
  • GHS:4340 Global Health and Global Food
  • GHS:4600 Global Health and Human Rights
  • GWSS:2045 Working for Social Justice
  • GWSS:3010 Transnational Sexualities
  • GWSS:3157 Gender, Sexuality, and Human Rights
  • HIST: 3508 Health in Latin America 
  • HIST:4101 History of Human Rights
  • HIST:4438 Modern European Imperialism
  • HIST:4640 Imperialism and Modern India
  • HIST:4725 Women and Gender in African History
  • POLI:2417 Comparative Environmental Policy
  • POLI:3126 Environmental Policy
  • POLI:3411 Democracy: Global Trends and Struggles
  • POLI:3421 Southern Africa Development & Governance
  • POLI:3422 Horn of Africa: Politics and Transnational Issues 
  • POLI:3424 Global Development
  • POLI:3501 International Organization & World Order
  • POLI:3509 Int'l Courts Intersection Law & Politics
  • POLI:3515 Global Communication and Politics
  • HRTS:3905 Topics in Human Rights
  • HRTS:3906 Human Rights Systems: Enforcement
  • HRTS:3910 Human Rights Advocacy
  • IS:3116 Comm-Based Approaches International Dev
  • IS:3200 Political Economy of Int'l Development
  • IS:4131 Globalization and Culture