IR Regional Electives

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One regional course is required for IR and IRGB Majors. This is only a selection of IR-prefix courses, contact your adviser for additional regional elective courses.

Europe

  • IR 368 French Foreign Policy: 1945 to the Present Units: 4
  • IR 369 Post-War European Relations Units: 4
  • IR 385 European Foreign Policy and Security Issues Units: 4
  • IR 389 Islam in France Units: 4
  • IR 468 European Integration Units: 4
  • FREN 410 Actualités Françaises Units: 4
  • GERM 465 Germany East and West Units: 4
  • HIST 312 The Age of the French Revolution and Napoleon Units: 4
  • HIST 313 France and the French from Napoleon to Mitterand Units: 4
  • HIST 332 British Empire from the Mid-19th Century Units: 4
  • HIST 414 Contemporary Europe Units: 4
  • HIST 422 European Intellectual and Cultural History: The 20th Century, 1920 to the Present Units: 4
  • HIST 425 The Era of the First World War Units: 4
  • HIST 427 The German Question: Nation and Identity in Modern Central Europe Units: 4
  • POSC 370 European Political Thought I Units: 4
  • POSC 371 European Political Thought II Units: 4
  • POSC 463 European Politics Units: 4
  • SPAN 320 Iberian and Latin American Cultures: Readings on Society Units: 4
  • SPAN 350 Cultural Cross-Currents of the Iberian Middle Ages Units: 4

Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia

  • IR 345 Russian and Post-Soviet Foreign Policy Units: 4
  • IR 346 Communism and Post-Communism: Eastern Europe and the Balkans Units: 4
  • IR 438 Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict after Communism Units: 4
  • IR 439 Political Economy of Russia and Eurasia Units: 4
  • HIST 320 Russian and Soviet Rebels: The Moral Dilemma and the Continuity of DissentUnits: 4
  • HIST 328 Poland and the Western Tradition Units: 4, 2 years
  • HIST 416 History of Imperial Russia: 1689–1917 Units: 4
  • POSC 464 Politics of Russia and Eastern Europe Units: 4
  • SLL 330gp Russian Thought and Civilization Units: 4

Latin America

  • IR 364 The Political Economy of Latin American Development Units: 4
  • IR 365 Politics and Democracy in Latin America Units: 4
  • IR 366 Mexico and its Relations with the United States Units: 4
  • IR 425 The New Triangle: China, the U.S. and Latin America Units: 4
  • IR 426 Trade Politics in the Western Hemisphere Units: 4
  • IR 465 Contemporary Issues in United States-Latin America Relations Units: 4
  • IR 466 Contemporary Issues in Latin American Politics Units: 4
  • ANTH 425 Peoples and Cultures of Latin America Units: 4
  • HIST 372 Modern Latin America Units: 4
  • HIST 374 History of Mexico Units: 4
  • POSC 350 Politics of Latin America Units: 4
  • POSC 430 Political Economy of Mexico Units: 4
  • POSC 431 Political Economy of Central America Units: 4
  • SPAN 320 Iberian and Latin American Cultures: Readings on Society Units: 4

The Middle East and Africa

  • IR 362 The International Relations of the Contemporary Middle East Units: 4
  • IR 363 Middle East Political Economy Units: 4
  • IR 367 Africa in International Affairs Units: 4
  • IR 463 Islam and Arab Nationalism Units: 4
  • ANTH 327 Anthropology of the Middle East and Islam Units: 4
  • ECON 342 Economic Development of the Middle East Units: 4
  • HIST 383 The Modern Middle East Units: 4
  • HIST 480 Seminar in Middle East History Units: 4
  • POSC 351 Middle East Politics Units: 4
  • POSC 358 Politics of Sub-Sahara Africa Units: 4
  • REL 402 Cultural Heritage, Religion, and Politics in the Middle East Units: 4

Pacific Rim

  • IR 333 China in International Affairs Units: 4
  • IR 360 International Relations of the Pacific Rim Units: 4
  • IR 361 South and Southeast Asia in International Affairs Units: 4
  • IR 376 U.S.-Japan Encounters: War, Trade, and Culture Units: 4
  • IR 384 Asian Security Issues Units: 4
  • IR 440 America's Pacific Century: Dialogues between the U.S. and Asia Units: 4
  • IR 442 Japanese Foreign Policy Units: 4
  • ANTH 323 Regional Ethnology: Southeast Asia Units: 4
  • ANTH 324 Regional Ethnology: China Units: 4, 2 years
  • EALC 340gp Japanese Civilization Units: 4
  • EALC 345 Korean Civilization Units: 4
  • EALC 350gp Chinese Civilization Units: 4
  • EALC 375 Women and Gender in China: Past and Present Units: 4
  • EASC 360 Global East Asia Units: 4
  • ECON 343 Economic Development of East Asia Units: 4
  • HIST 333 Korea: The Modern Transformation Units: 4
  • HIST 337 Japan since 1945 Units: 4
  • HIST 340 History of China since 1800 Units: 4
  • POSC 352 Politics of Southeast Asia Units: 4
  • POSC 355 Politics of East Asia Units: 4
  • POSC 356 Politics in the People's Republic of China Units: 4
  • POSC 377 Asian Political Thought Units: 4
  • POSC 453 Political Change in Asia Units: 4

Questions?

Contact an undergraduate advisor in VKC 301:

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Luda Spilewsky (Last names H-O)

Annie Lam (Last names P-Z)

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