Dec 07, 2021  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Minor in International Relations

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The International Relations (IR) minor is an inter-disciplinary course of study that allows students to examine international relations from different perspectives within a liberal arts curriculum. The International Relations minor introduces students to the major themes in IR: IR theories and approaches, peace and security, international political economy, foreign policy, and international norms and institutions.


  • 15 credit minor—Students are required to complete at least one course from Group A and at least one course from two of the other four categories (Groups B-E).
  • Students can take no more than three courses from one department.
  • Students may not use more than one 100-level course towards completion of the IR minor
  • Students must complete at least one 300-level course to fulfill the requirements of the IR minor.
  • No more than two courses from the student’s major can be applied toward the IR minor.

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