The minor in international relations introduces students to the foundations of study in the field, including issues of security, international norms and organizations, comparative politics, and political development. Students also complete three electives in the minor from the lists below, providing ample opportunity to focus their studies in the area they choose.
1. The minor in International Relations is available to full-time, degree candidate students who have a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or higher.
To qualify for the minor, students must demonstrate proficiency in a modern foreign language. Proficiency is demonstrated by completing one advanced-level modern language course.
2. Politics majors may apply only one course from their major (either PO 104 or PO 106) to the International Relations minor, and must complete at least two courses from the list of offerings in the Politics Department.
3. Prior to preregistration for the fall of their senior year, students must declare to the director of the minor their intention to work towards completing the minor.
4. Per College regulations, Candidates must have an average G.P.A. of 2.00 in the required courses for successful completion of the minor.
The program requires completion of five courses.