Minor in International Relations

International Relations Minor - 19 units

Requirements under the major program relating to upper division work, limitations on CR/NC grading, and order in which courses are taken also apply to the minor.

All coursework used to satisfy the requirements of the minor must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

Required Courses (11 units)

I R 104Introduction to World Affairs3
I R 308Fundamentals of International Relations Theories, Issues, and Perspectives4
I R 310U.S. Foreign Policy4
or I R 312 Introduction to International Political Economy

Electives (8 units)

Upper-division elective courses offered under the I R prefix or that are cross-listed with International Relations.

I R 305Hi-Tech and Foreign Policy4
I R 306U.S.-Central American Relations4
I R 314Post Modernism in International Relations4
I R/GPS/PHIL 315Introduction to Global Peace Studies3
I R/PLSI 321Development and Foreign Policy: Africa4
I R/PLSI 322Latin American Policy Analysis4
I R 323The Persian Gulf in International Relations4
I R 324Middle East and North Africa in International Relations4
I R/PLSI 325Chinese Foreign Policy4
I R 326South and Southeast Asia Foreign Relations4
I R 327Europe: Forming a More Perfect Union4
I R/PLSI 328Domestic and Foreign Policy: Post-Communist Regions4
I R/PLSI 329U.S.-Japan Politics4
I R 330World Law4
I R/ENVS 331Global Environmental Crisis4
I R 332/C J 505International Criminal Law4
I R 334International Organizations: New World Order4
I R 335Muslim Societies in Transnational Perspective4
I R 336Politics of Globalization4
I R 337Introduction to the European Union4
I R 341/C J 340Comparative Criminal Justice4
I R/PLSI 342Strategy and War4
I R/HIST 346Recent European History3
I R 360Intelligence and Intelligence Agencies4
I R 361/C J 461Terrorism and Covert Political Warfare4
I R/PLSI 362Domestic & Transnational Sources of U.S. Foreign Policy4
I R/PLSI/HUM 372Critical Political Theory4
I R/PLSI 404Politics of China4
I R/PLSI 407Politics of Russia4
I R/PLSI 409Russia and World Order4
I R/PLSI 411East Asian Politics4
I R/PLSI 412South Asian Politics4
I R 413/CHIN 411/JOUR 411Media Chinese3
I R/PLSI 416Ethnicity and Nationalism4
I R/PLSI 417Gender, Equality, and Politics: A Comparative Perspective4
I R/PLSI/SOC 424Social Movements4
I R/GEOG 428International Political Economy of Food and Hunger4
I R/JS/PLSI 430Israeli Democracy: Politics, Institutions, and Society3
I R 432Model United Nations4
I R/MEIS 433Model Arab League4
I R/PLSI/FIN 435Politics of Global Finance and Crisis4
I R 436/PHIL 435Human Rights in Global Perspective3
I R/GEOG 445Geopolitics and Globalization3
I R 446The Multinational Corporation in World Affairs4
I R 450/LABR 550International Labor3
I R/JOUR 452International Media Politics4
I R 453Women and Media in International Relations4
I R/PLSI 459Refugees in Global Perspective4
I R 460Rising Powers4
I R 520Globalization and Development4
I R 530/JS 560The Arab-Israeli Conflict3
I R 540The Rich and the Poor Nations4
I R/PLSI 544Women in the World4
I R 601Lectures on Contemporary Global Issues1
I R 604Analysis of Global Issues4
I R/ECON 635Economics of Globalization3
I R 640Field Study in International Relations1-5
I R 685Projects in the Teaching of I R1-4
I R 699Independent Study1-4