The International Relations degree offers students the opportunity to study international politics, history, societies, and cultures. It is an interdisciplinary program focused on the way countries and governments function around the world, interact with each other on the global stage, and how those interactions affect other countries. International Relations graduates can pursue careers in international organizations such as the United Nations, non-profits (NGOs), private and public sector positions with global exposure, and many will find that it is a good base for further graduate study.

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International Relations, BA

This interdisciplinary degree is designed to prepare students for employment in international organizations, governmental and charitable agencies in the international arena, and business and financial institutions with over seas interests, or to provide a broad liberal arts education.

International Relations, Minor

The International Relations minor is designed to supplement students understanding of the interaction between countries and governments.


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Career Opportunities

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Real World Experiences

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