Undergraduate

Global Politics Concentration

The Global Affairs concentration provides Political Science majors sufficient breadth and depth of knowledge in international relations and comparative politics to give students the academic background necessary to succeed in related jobs and professions and to prepare them for advanced studies in these fields. In partial fulfillment of the major requirement of 18 semester hours at the 300 level or higher, the Global Affairs concentration requires 12 semester hours of course work selected from categories A and B. The student must complete at least 3 semester hours in each category:

Category A:

  • PSC 340 International Political Economy
  • PSC 341 International Law
  • PSC 342 American Foreign Policy
  • PSC 344 Politics of Globalization
  • PSC 347 International Security
  • PSC 348 International Organization

Category B:

  • PSC 350 Democratic Political Systems
  • PSC 352 Nationalism and Ethnic Politics
  • PSC 354 Post-Conflict Politics
  • PSC 355A Selected Topics in Comparative Politics: Political Violence
  • PSC 355B Selected Topics in Comparative Politics: Political Parties
  • PSC 355C Selected Topics in Comparative Politics: Politics of Development
  • PSC 355D Selected Topics in Comparative Politics: Politics of Industrial Societies
  • PSC 355E Selected Topics in Comparative Politics: Comparative Legislative Process
  • PSC 355G Selected Topics in Comparative Politics: Political Ideologies
  • PSC 355J Selected Topics in Comparative Politics: Middle East Politics
  • PSC 355K Selected Topics in Comparative Politics: Russian Politics
  • PSC 355M Selected Topics in Comparative Politics: Political Economy
  • PSC 355N Selected Topics in Comparative Politics: European Union
  • PSC 355P Selected Topics in Comparative Politics: Politics of Latin America
  • PSC 361 Central and East European Politics
  • PSC 391 African Political Systems
  • PSC 392 The Politics of South Africa Through Film and Literature