Students are strongly encouraged to complete most required courses by the end of the junior year. As a general rule, the only requirements students can complete off campus are the elective and History courses as well as appropriate language courses; in all such cases, students must seek prior approval from the IR director.
For students seeking a major in international relations and a minor in political science, no courses may be counted toward both.
POSC 152 - Global Peace and War (IR) , does not ordinarily count toward the IR major. Students who take POSC 152 before deciding on an IR major must also take POSC 232 , but may count POSC 152 as one of the two IR electives with written permission from the IR program director.
Students who have AP credit for ECON 151 must take one additional elective course.
The major program consists of the following requirements: