Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs with a Global Socio-Economic Concentration

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The Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs with a concentration in global socio-economics gives you the opportunity to choose from electives in anthropology, communication studies, economics, history, political science and sociology. You’ll learn about the relationships between different societies and their economies. You’ll also 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 Socio-Economic 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
INST 490SENIOR CAPSTONE: GLOBALIZATION5
POLI 320INTERNATIONAL SYSTEMS5
POLI 321INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS5
POLI 322INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY5
POLI 493PORTFOLIO ASSESSMENT2
Methods Requirement–choose one5
FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES THEORY
STATISTICS FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
Required Political Science Supporting Courses10
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
Required Global Socio-Economic Processes Concentration Electives–credits in this section must be taken from at least two of the following disciplines.23-25
POVERTY, INEQUALITY AND SOCIETY
GLOBALIZATION AND ITS DISCONTENT
POLITICAL ECONOMY
LABOR ECONOMICS
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
REMOTE SENSING WITH LIDAR
LANDSCAPES OF THE PAST
MODERN EUROPE
IMPERIAL CHINA
COLONIALISM AND NATIONALISM IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
AFRICAN HISTORY: ANCIENT AFRICA TO MANDELA
DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN ASIA
CHINA IN 19TH AND 20TH CENTURIES
MODERN JAPAN
SOCIOLOGY OF POLITICS
CONTEMPORARY WORLD SYSTEMS
Total Credits74-76

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