International Relations SF State Scholar Roadmap

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterUnits
ENG 114 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice (A2) 1 3
GE Area A 2 3
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 3 3-4
GE Area C 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15-16
Spring Semester
I R 104 Introduction to World Affairs (Major Core, D1, ES, GP, SJ) 3
GE Area A 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 5 3
GE Area E 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Second Year
Fall Semester
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 4 6
 Units15-16
Spring Semester
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
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
Third Year
Summer Semester
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 4 6
 Units6
Fall 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 Total) - Take One 6 4
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Spring Semester
I R 309GW International Relations Analysis and Application - GWAR (Major Core) 4
I R 312 Introduction to International Political Economy (Major Core) 4
Major Electives (18 Units Total) - Take Two 6 8
 Units16
Fourth Year
Summer Semester
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 4 6
 Units6
Fall Semester
I R 725 The Analysis of Foreign Policy (Mater's Core) 3
Major Electives (18 Units Total) - Take One 6 4
The International System and its Problems 7 3
Comparative Foreign Policies 8 3
 Units13
Spring Semester
I R 550 Senior Thesis in International Relations (Major Culminating Requirement) 6
Major Electives (18 Units Total) - Take One 6 4
Graduate Emphasis 9 3
 Units13
Fifth Year
Summer Semester
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units3
Fall Semester
I R 720 Theory and Approaches in International Relations (Master's Core) 3
I R 751 Data Analysis and Evaluation Research in International Relations (Academic Emphasis) 3
or Professional Emphasis Course
 
Graduate Emphasis 9 3
Graduate Elective 10 3
 Units12
Spring Semester
I R 728 International Political Economy (Master's Core) 3
I R 750 Methods and Thesis Selection in International Relations (Master's Emphasis) 3
I R 892
Sponsored Graduate Internship in International Relations (Master's Culminating Experience)
or Master's Thesis
3
 Units9
 Total Units153-155