Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs with a Global Public Policy Concentration

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The Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs with a concentration in Global Public Policy gives you the opportunity to choose from electives in geography, economics, and planning.

You’ll learn about the way policies are created and put in place, as well as how they affect populations. You’ll study different social processes and systems of government around the world and develop problem-solving skills.

Curriculum & Requirements

International Affairs Major with a Global Public Policy Concentration, Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Note: the 74 credit major concentration does not require the completion of a foreign language minor.

Core–no substitutions for core courses.
Required Disciplinary Core
INST 200GLOBAL ISSUES4
POLI 203INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS5
POLI 204INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL POLITICS5
Required Disciplinary Core
POLI 320INTERNATIONAL SYSTEMS5
POLI 321INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS5
POLI 322INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY5
POLI 493PORTFOLIO ASSESSMENT2
Methods Requirement5
FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES THEORY
STATISTICS FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
Global Public Policy Concentration Electives–credits must be taken from at least three of the disciplines listed.33-35
LABOR ECONOMICS
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
PUBLIC FINANCE AND PUBLIC POLICY
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY
URBAN GEOGRAPHY: ORIGINS, FORMS AND FUNCTIONS
RESOURCES AND MANAGEMENT
COMPARATIVE URBANIZATION
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING
LAND USE PLANNING
SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES
PUBLIC MANAGEMENT
Required Senior Capstone
INST 490SENIOR CAPSTONE: GLOBALIZATION5
Total Credits74-76

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