School of Social Sciences

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in International Affairs

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in International Affairs is intended to give students an understanding of international issues today, offering insights into cultural, social, political, historical, geographic, and economic variables essential to appreciating an increasingly globalized world, as well as a basic introduction to one foreign language.

Certificate Requirements

The certificate requires 15 hours, with a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0.  Students must complete POLS-Y376 or Y333, GEOG-G201, POLS-Y109 or Y107, HIST-H101, and one elective from the International Studies curriculum.  Students are strongly encouraged to complete a Study Abroad to satisfy the 3 credit hour elective requirement. 

  • Complete each course listed below

    • POLS-Y 376 International Political Economy OR POLS-Y 333 International Economics
      GEOG-G 201 World Regional Geography
      POLS-Y 109 Intro. to International Relations OR POLS-Y 107 Intro. to Comparative Politics
    • HIST-H 101 The World in the 20th Century
    • Choose one elective from the International Studies curriculum or complete a Study Abroad
    No more than two courses below the 200-level will count toward the certificate.

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