Bachelor of Arts Degree
Total Credit Hours to Complete Major: 42-54
BASIC REQUIREMENTS - 42 CREDITS
|ECON 110||Introduction to Microeconomics||3|
|ECON 112||Introduction to Macroeconomics||3|
|PLSC 120||Comparative Politics||3|
|PLSC 140||International Politics||3|
|PLSC 246||U.S. Foreign Policy||3|
One course on the developing world from:
|One course on world culture from:
PLSC/PHIL 202 M/ World Religions & Contemporary Issues
PHIL 214 Chinese Philosophy
PHIL 215 Eastern Philosophy
ANTH 100 S/M Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 301 Religion, Society, and Culture
PLSC 343 Religion, Church, and State in Contemporary Europe
One of the following Statistics courses:
One Capstone course from:
Thematic Cluster Track:
Students must complete an approved study abroad or an approved internship with an organization engaged in activities relevant to international relations. Information can be obtained from faculty advisors in the International Relations Program. If appropriate in content, study abroad courses or internships approved for academic credit may be applied to the major requirements with advance approval by the I.R. Coordinator.
RELATED REQUIREMENTS - 0-12 CREDITS
Foreign language through the intermediate level or its equivalent is required. The foreign language requirement may satisfied by one of the following:
1. Satisfactory completion of course work through the 202 level.*
2. Satisfactory score on the Foreign Language Placement Test.
3. A score of 4 or 5 on the Advanced Placement ETS Examination.
* NOTE: Geneseo offers Spanish, French, and German through the 202 level each year. Other languages are offered through the 202 level when demand is sufficient. Consult the Department of Languages and Literature listings. Additional advanced Foreign study, whether at Geneseo or overseas, is strongly encouraged for International Relations majors.
A grade of C- or better is required for all courses used in fulfillment of the major including required related courses.
DEPARTMENTAL WRITING REQUIREMENT
The departmental writing requirement is satisfied through satisfactory completion of the major research paper for any 300 level PLSC course (grade of C or higher), including those in the tracks and I.R. capstones. The paperwork on this requirement is taken care of automatically by the department.