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School of International Studies
George Wilson Hall
Kathleen Hastings
School of International Studies
George Wilson Hall
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, California 95211

International Relations Major

The International Relations major is designed for students with a particular interest in comparative and international politics. In addition to the CORE Requirements and General Education Requirements, students take additional coursework in Economics and substantial upper division work in Political Science. While all majors provide an excellent foundation for a range of careers, as evidenced by SIS alumni, this major prepares students for careers in government and law in particular, as well as for graduate school.

Major Requirements
POLS 051 Introduction to International Relations
ECON 055 Introductory Macroeconomics
ECON 071 Global Economic Issues
One course from the following:
MATH 037 Introduction to Statistics and Probability
MATH 051 Calculus I
ECON 190 Econometrics

Four courses from the following:
POLS 141 W. European Comparative Politics
POLS 146 Latin American Politics
POLS 148 Politics of the Middle East
POLS 150 Political Development
POLS 151 Principles of Comparative Politics
POLS 152 Politics of Asia
POLS 160 Theories of International Politics
POLS 162 International Organizations
POLS 164 International Political Economy
POLS 166 International Conflict and Conflict Management
POLS 168 Comparative Foreign Policy
POLS 170 US Foreign Policy
POLS 172 Inter-American Relations
INTL 174 Global Environmental Policy
INTL 197 Independent Research