Requirements

Requirements

 

Four courses form the core of the concentration. These courses provide the
student a foundation in international relations, diplomatic history and comparative
economic systems or international economics. When necessary, the concentration
advisor may approve substitutions.

Core Courses

  • POL 3339:  International Politics
  • ECO 3330:  International Economics, or ECO 4332:  Comparative Economic Systems
  • HIS 3356:  American Diplomatic History I
  • HIS 3357:  American Diplomatic History II


The student also must select at least two additional courses relevant to the field from the wide variety of such courses offered within the university.

Elective Courses
These courses are illustrative of those which can be taken.

  • POL 3325: American Foreign Policy
  • POL 3336:  Comparative Politics
  • POL 3340:  Globalization
  • ECO 4335:  Economic Development
  • ECO 4344:  Western Economic History II
  • HIS 3314:  Modern Europe II

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