International Relations Minor

International Relations Minor

Program Description

You can earn an International Relations minor from the Department of Political Science and Public Administration regardless of your major. This curriculum explores the role the global environment plays in shaping politics in the U.S. and abroad and a variety of other topics, including:

  • International organizations
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Transnational advocacy networks
  • The global economy
  • Sources and significance of such contemporary dynamics as globalization, international norms, democratization and changing power differentials

A low student-faculty ratio ensures that each student receives attention from faculty members who are experts in their fields.

Program Overview

The International Relations Minor comprises five courses. Students are required to take POLS 2200 and POLS 3450 and can select any three of the other listed courses to satisfy the minor. The International Relations is a five-course minor. Some of the courses include the following.

Course # Course Name
POLS 2200 Introduction to International Relations
POLS 3450 Introduction to Comparative Politics
POLS 4220 American Foreign Policy
POLS 4250 Conflict and Diplomacy
POLS 4280 International Political Economy
POLS 4350 Area Studies (European Politics and/or Asian Politics)
POLS 4860 Psychology of Terrorism
POLS 4970 Democracy and Democratization

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Department of Political Science and Public Administration
Dr. Andrew Cortell
Auburn University at Montgomery
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