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2017-2018 College of Liberal Arts

International Relations


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International Relations


Requirements for the Major (54 credits)


I. Core (16 credits)


Political Science

  • PSCI 102   - Comparative Political Systems
  • PSCI 104   - International Relations
  • PSCI 245   - International Relations Theory
  • PSCI 362   - International Political Economy

II. Language Study (4 credits)


Students must complete one course in the target language beyond Drew’s general education requirement.  Students starting a language at Drew with therefore require four semesters of language study to fulfill this requirement.  Students who place beyond the fourth semester of language instruction in a Drew foreign language will be considered to have completed this requirement, and can complete the major with only 50 credits.

III. Intermediate or Upper-Level (32-credits)


In addition to the required core, language and capstone courses, students must take 32 credits (total) in the intermediate (200) and upper level (300) courses.  At least half of these credits (16) must be upper level.  A minimum of 16 of these intermediate and upper level credits must be taken on campus.

  • PSCI 200   - Internship in Political Science
  • PSCI 225   - European Politics
  • PSCI 226  - Russian Politics
  • PSCI 228   - Chinese Politics
    PSCI 229   - Middle East Politics
    PSCI 230  - East Asian Politics
  • PSCI 240   - United States Foreign Policy
  • PSCI 241  - Global Feminism’s
  • PSCI 242   - International Organizations
  • PSCI 243   - Terrorism
  • PSCI 246  - The Political Economy of Development
  • PSCI 259   - Global Governance and Counter-Terrorism
  • PSCI 283   - UN Community Internship
  • PSCI 285  - Internship Project in Washington
  • PSCI 307   - Research Methods in Political Science
    PSCI 314   - American Political Economy
    PSCI 321  - International Environmental Policy and Politics
  • PSCI 333  - International Human Rights
  • PSCI 341   - Selected Topics: Comparative Politics
    PSCI 344   - Torture: Pain, Body and Truth
    PSCI 345  - War and Peace in the Middle East
  • PSCI 346   - Comparative Political Economy
  • PSCI 347  - Seminar in Comparative Revolutions
  • PSCI 360   - Selected Studies in International Politics
  • PSCI 361  - Latin America and U.S. Foreign Policy
  • PSCI 362   - International Political Economy
  • PSCI 363  - the national Security Council
  • PSCI 364  - Collective Conflict Management
  • PSCI 365   - Seminar on Human rights
  • PSCI 367   - Seminar on Gender and International Politics
  • PSCI 369   - Strategies of War and Peace
  • PSCI 371   - Peacemaking and Peacekeeping in the 21st Century
  • PSCI 380   - London Semester Interdisciplinary Colloquium
  • PSCI 381   - Contemporary British Politics
  • PSCI 382   - The History of Modern Britain
    PSCI 383   -  The United Nations System and the International Community
    PSCI 384  - research Seminar on the United Nations.
  • PSCI 385   - Elections and Policy Making in Washington
  • PSCI 386  - Research Practicum in Washington

V. Capstone (2 credits)


  • IREL 402   - International Relations Capstone

Note


A student can propose to have a maximum of 8 credits from other departments applied to the major.  The proposal must be substantively related to the major’s focus and be approved by the faculty adviser.  Students planning to attend graduate school in political science, public policy, public administration, or a related field and students planning to write an honors thesis or enroll in upper-level research seminars are encourage to take PSCI 307  - Research Methods in Political Science.

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