International Relations, Minor

International Relations addresses the ways in which governments, private groups and individuals relate to each other in the global political and economic systems. The program provides a solid grounding in the methodologies of political science, history and economics. The curriculum draws on the best courses relevant to world politics, offers a well-rounded liberal arts education and helps prepare students for law or business school, Ph.D. programs and international careers.

Minor Requirements
Introduction to Micro Economics
Introductory Economics: Macro
Core Courses 1
International Relations in Theory & Practice:
PSCI 0400Introduction to International Relations1
Select one of the following Options:1
Option 1: International Economics
International Economics
Option 2: International Trade and International Monetary Economics
International Trade
International Finance
International History
Select one of the following:1
European Diplomatic History 1789-1914
American Diplomatic History Since 1776
The U.S. and the World since 1898
Select one of the following:1
Technology, Policy & War
Strategy, Policy and War
Europe and the World since 1914
Select 1 course units of IR Elective, College1
Select 1 course units of IR Elective, College or Other 21
Total Course Units6

Core courses must be taken at U of P.


Only 1 course unit may be Non - College.

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2022 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.