Bachelor of Arts in International Relations - Quantitative Reasoning Category I/II and Stretch English

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 43

This roadmap is a suggested plan of study and does not replace meeting with an advisor. Please note that students may need to adjust the actual sequence of courses based on course availability. Please consult an advisor in your major program for further guidance.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ENG 104 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch I 1 3
I R 104 Introduction to World Affairs (Major Core, D1, ES, GP, SJ) 3
GE Area A 2 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Second Semester
ENG 105 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch II (A2) 1 3
GE Area A 3
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3-4
GE Area C 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15-16
Third Semester
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
GE Area E 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Fourth Semester
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Three 4 9
 Units15
Fifth Semester
I R 308 Fundamentals of International Relations Theories, Issues, and Perspectives (Major Core) 4
I R 310 U.S. Foreign Policy (Major Core, UD-D, AERM, GP) 4
Major Electives (18 units) - Take One 6 3
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 2
 Units16
Sixth Semester
I R 309GW International Relations Analysis and Application - GWAR 4
I R 312 Introduction to International Political Economy (Major Core) 4
Major Electives (18 units) - Take One 6 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units14
Seventh Semester
Major Electives (18 units) – Take Two 5 6
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 4 6
 Units15
Eighth Semester
I R 550 Senior Thesis in International Relations (Major Culminating Requirement) 6
Major Electives (18 units) – Take Two 5 6
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
 Total Units120-121