Gain the skills you’ll need to pursue a career in international affairs, including the public sector, private companies, and independent sector organizations that operate in the international environment. The International Relations concentration is also suitable for students planning graduate study in political science, law, or diplomacy. Students with a concentration in International Relations must earn the BA.

Pathway for BA Students

Year 1

Fall
First Year Writing I
Seminar for Freshmen
First-Year Experience Core Requirement: CAS-101
Human Behavior & Societies Core Requirement: GVT-110
Social, Cultural & Global Perspectives Core Requirement: GVT-115

Spring
First Year Writing II
Creativity & Innovation Core Requirement
Math Core Requirement
GVT-120

Summer
ECON Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective

Year 2

Fall
Modern Language Core Requirement I
STE Core Requirement
GVT-201
GVT-261

Spring
Modern Language Core Requirement II
STE Core Requirement
GVT-281
GVT Elective (Group 1)

Summer
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective

Year 3

Fall
Studies in Literature Core Requirement
Ethical & Philosophical Inquiry Core Requirement
GVT-501
GVT Elective (Group 2)
Elective

Spring
Social & Intellectual History/VPATH Core Requirement
GVT-310
GVT Elective (Group 3)
Elective