International Relations and Global Development

Major sequence in International and Global Studies (for students entering in 2021-2022) 

A minimum of 9 courses to include the following (at least four of the courses must be at the 300-400 level):

1) International Studies 240: Thinking Globally: An Introduction (G), offered every spring semester. 

2) International Studies 488: Senior Seminar (W), offered every fall semester.  

3) At least three courses on global Systems, Structures, and Processes curricular area (see 2021-2022 Course Catalog for details).

4) At least three courses on Analysis of Cultural Expressions curricular area (see 2021-2022 Course Catalog for details). 

5) A supervised academic internship (INST 397 or UNIV 398), or an independent research project (INST 450).

Starting in 2021-2022, students majoring in International and Global Studies may choose to pursue a concentration in International Relations and Global Development by taking at least four of the following courses in fulfilling requirements (3) and (4) of the IGS major:

Economics 351: International Trade (hidden pre-req of ECON 100)
Economics 352: International Finance (hidden pre-req of ECON 100)
Economics 355: Economics of Developing Countries (G)

International Studies 222: Introduction to International Human Rights (AV)

Political Science 204/304: Transitional Justice (AV)
Political Science 303: International Law and Organizations
Political Science 316: Modern Political Thought: Liberalism and its Discontents (IT, W)
Political Science/Enst 361: Globalization and the Environment (CSI, G, W)

One of these courses might be substituted by an area-specific course such as PSCI 216 Politics in Africa; PSCI 217 Politics and Society in South Africa; HIST 221 The Holocaust; or HIST 325 Modern Germany, for example.

 

Students entering in 2021-2022 may also pursue a Minor in International Relations and Global Development 

Minor sequence in International Relations and Global Development 

Six courses including (at least two courses must be at the 300-400 level):

1) INST 240 Thinking Globally: An Introduction (G), offered every spring semester.  

2) One experiential learning experience (internship or off-campus study experience) approved by the IGS director.

3) Four courses focused on international relations taken from the electives in the Systems, Structures, and Processes curricular area.