Global & Foreign Area Studies (18 credit hours)

This concentration is for those majors who wish to prepare themselves for advanced study in comparative politics or international relations, or for a government or private sector career dealing with foreign affairs.

Required Courses (6 credit hours):

  • PO 256  Globalization and Economic Development
  • PO 336  International Political Economy

Electives (12 credit hours):

  • PO 205  Healthcare Access in Latin America
  • PO 210  Model Arab League Simulation
  • PO 215  Islam and Politics
  • PO 220  European Union Simulation
  • PO 241  History, Culture, and Politics
  • PO 243  Global Debt and Justice
  • PO 254  Latin American Politics
  • PO 320  Christian Democracy in Europe
  • PO 321  The Politics of the European Union
  • PO 325  Politics of the League of Arab States
  • PO 328  The Middle East in Film and Media
  • PO 330  International Politics of the Middle East
  • PO 331  U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East
  • PO 332  African Politics
  • PO 333  International Conflict and Security
  • PO 334  International Institutions, Law, and Human Rights
  • PO 337  Comparative Health Policy
  • PO 351  Berlin Seminar
  • PO 355  Catholicism, Identity, Political Power, and Development in Latin America
  • PO 356  Political Transformation: Case Studies from Latin America
  • PO 357  Virtue and Political Order From Plato to the Present
  • PO 396  Special Topics in Comparative Politics
  • PO 397  Special Topics in International Relations
  • PO 430  Seminar: International Relations on the Bleeding Edge: Imagining Tomorrow
  • PO 445  Nationalism and Citizenship
  • PO 458  Topics in Political Development
  • PO 499  Seminar