Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs with a Global Security Processes Concentration

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The Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs with a concentration in global security processes gives you the opportunity to choose from electives in political science, anthropology and history. You’ll learn about racial, ethnic, gender and religious dynamics in both historic and contemporary situations. You’ll study different social processes and systems of government around the world and develop your problem-solving skills.

Curriculum & Requirements

International Affairs Major with a Global Security Processes Concentration, Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Note: the 74–76 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 Requirement
CSBS 310FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES THEORY5
or CSBS 320 STATISTICS FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
Required Global Security Processes Concentration
POLI 323U.S. FOREIGN POLICY5
Required POLI Supporting Course–choose one from the following5
EUROPEAN POLITICS
POLITICS OF DEVELOPING NATIONS
POLITICS OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
POLITICS OF SOUTH ASIA
TOPICS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COMPARATIVE POLITICS
Concentration Electives–credits in this section must be taken from at least two of the following disciplines.23-25
POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY
MODERN EUROPE
IMPERIAL CHINA
COLONIALISM AND NATIONALISM IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
GENDER AND WAR IN THE 20TH CENTURY
SOCIOLOGY OF REVOLUTIONS
Required Senior Capstone
INST 490SENIOR CAPSTONE: GLOBALIZATION5
Total Credits74-76

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