International Relations Checklist

 

Required Courses: 12 Units

Core Requirements (4)
IR 209     RESEARCH METHODS IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS done
POLI 231 INTERNATIONAL POLITICS done
POLI 247 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS THEORY done
IR 401     SEMINAR IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS done
(POLI 101 or Permission is prerequisite to the courses above)
One unit (1) from:

     ECON 237 COMPARATIVE ECONOMIC SYSTEMS
     ECON 247 GLOBAL TRADE AND FINANCE
     BUAD 211 INTRO TO GLOBAL MANAGEMENT
     BUAD 333 GLOBAL MARKETING
     POLI 333 GLOBAL POLITICAL ECONOMY
(ECON 120 or 121 are prerequisites for BUAD 233 which is a prerequisite for BUAD 333)

done

 

One unit (1) from:
     POLI 221 COMPARATIVE POLITICAL SYSTEMS: EUROPE
     POLI 222 COMPARATIVE POLITICAL SYSTEMS: ASIA
     POLI 224 COMPARATIVE POLITICAL SYSTEMS: AFRICA
     POLI 225 COMPARATIVE POLITICAL SYSTEMS: LATIN AMERICA
done
Western Perspectives:
(A) American Perspectives (1 unit chosen from)

     POLI 225 COMPARATIVE POLITICAL SYSTEMS: LATIN AMERICA
     POLI 353 THE MAKING OF U.S. FOREIGN POLICY
     HIST 266 MODERN AMERICAN DIPLOMATIC HISTORY
     HIST 272 LATIN AMERICA
     HIST 273 LATIN AMERICAN REVOLUTIONS
     SPAN 315 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES: SPANISH AMERICA

done
(B) European Perspectives (1 unit chosen from)
     POLI 221 COMPARATIVE POLITICAL SYSTEMS: EUROPE
     HIST 241 MODERN RUSSIA
     HIST 242 MODERN GERMANY
     HIST 243 MODERN BRITAIN
     HIST 340 ISSUES IN MODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY
     GRMN 315 THE POST-WAR GERMANYS
done
Global Perspectives (1 unit chosen from)

     GEOG 110 WORLD GEOGRAPHY
     POLI 232 INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
     POLI 233 INTERNATIONAL LAW
     POLI 351 ENVIRONMENTAL PUBLIC POLICY
     POLI 352 HUMAN RIGHTS POLICY
     RELG 130 LIVING RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD

done
Non-Western Perspectives (1 unit chosen from)

     HIST 254 AFRICA FROM 1850
     HIST 255 SOUTHERN AFRICA
     HIST 282 MODERN EAST ASIA
     HIST 284 MODERN MIDDLE EAST
     POLI 222 COMPARATIVE POLITICAL SYSTEMS: ASIA
     POLI 224 COMPARATIVE POLITICAL SYSTEMS: AFRICA
(POLI 221, 222, 224, and 225 may each be offered for major credit only in one of the above categories).

done

 

Additional Perspectives:  3 addtional units
Select from among the previously listed courses and/or from those below:
     First course: done
     Second course: done
     Third course: done

     ANTH 101 INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
     CJUS/SOCI 326 COMPARATIVE CORRECTIONS
     FREN 311 or 312 or 315 (French Civilization and Culture courses)
     GRMN 311 OR 314 (German Civilization and Culutre courses)
     HIST 140  THE MODERN WORLD
     HIST 245  HISTORY OF WORLD WAR II
     IR 268  THE VIETNAM WAR
     IR 261 SPECIAL TOPICS
     IR 405 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1/2)
     IR 406 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1)
     IR 407 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1/2)
     IR 416 INTERNSHIP
     IR 495/496/497 HONORS
     SOCI 221 SOCIAL STRATIFICATION
     SOCI 335 GLOBAL POPULATION PROBLEMS 
     SOCI 338 WOMEN'S LIVES AROUND THE WORLD: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES
     SPAN 311 OR SPAN 312 CIVILIZATION ANC CULTURE: SPAIN or SPANISH AMERICA
(Students may also select an approved independent study, internship, or seminar unit)


No more than 2 units of 100-level courses can be counted toward the major.

Political Science 261, History 290, Religion 270 or any one unit Intellectual Inquiry course other than 110 or 120 may serve toward the major whenever the specific topical focus is international and/or comparative in scope as determined by the major coordinator.