International Relations & the Global Economy Major

The Bachelor of Arts in International and the Global Economy (IRGE) offers students rigorous interdisciplinary training at the intersection of international relations and economics. The major prepares students for careers ranging from foreign policy and international development to international finance and political risk analysis. It is also ideally for students who plan to see advanced degrees in the social sciences.

Major Requirements

Lower Division

  • ECON 203: Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 205: Principles of Macroeconomics
  • IR 210: International Relations: Introductory Analysis
  • IR 213: The Global Economy

Choose one of the following:

  • MATH 188x: Fundamental Priniciples of Calculus (Prerequisite: MATH 117)

       OR

  • MATH 125: Calculus I (Prerequisite: Math 108)

Total Units: 20


Core Skills and Issues

  • IR 330: Politics of the World Economy
  • ECON 305: Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
  • ECON 317: Introduction to Statistics for Economics

Choose two of the following

  • IR 324: Multinational Enterprises and WOrld Politics
  • IR 325: Rich and Poor States in the World Political Economy
  • IR 326: Foreign Economic Policy
  • IR 327: International Negotiation
  • IR 329: The Global Finance and Monetary Regime
  • IR 331: The Globaly Economy 2030

Total Units: 20

Regional Study
Choose one of the following

  • ECON 342: Economic Development of the Middle East
  • ECON 343: Economic Development of Easat Asia
  • IR 364: The Political Economy of Latin American Development
  • IR 428: China's Political Economy
  • IR 439: Political Economy of Russia and Eurasia

Total Units: 4

Senior Emphasis
Choose one of the following

  • ECON 450: International Trade (Prerequisite: ECON 303)
  • ECON 452: International Finance
  • IR 430: The Politics of International Trade

Total Units:4


Total: 12 courses, 48 units

 

 

 

 

 



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