International Relations Undergraduate Concentrations and Gateway Courses

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Beyond IR 210, IR 211, IR 212 and IR 213, international relations majors are required to take eight additional upper-division courses. Majors must choose one course from each of the four fields: Culture, Gender and a Global Society; Foreign Policy Analysis; International Political Economy; International Politics and Security Studies. In addition, students must complete one course from Regional Studies (Europe; Russia, Eastern Europe and Eurasia; Latin America; the Middle East and Africa; or Pacific Rim).

*Please note these requirement are only for students starting Fall 2015 and after.

International Relations Fields

Please view International Relations Fields to learn more about the IR fields and regional requirements. Also find what courses can be counted for each area.

*Note the international relations fields are a part of the IR requirements for students entering Fall 2015 and after.

International Relations Concentrations and Gateway Courses

Please view International Relations Concentrations to learn more about the IR concentrations and gateway course requirements. Also find what courses can be counted for each area.

*Note the international relations concentrations are a part of the IR requirements for students entering Spring 2015 and before.

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