Once you live on another continent, you'll find you want to make other cultures an integral part of your life. The International Affairs major is perfect for that lifestyle. We know you want to maximize your time, so we require courses focused on the world beyond our borders and how it all fits together. The 12 Global Learning credits in this major will make full use of your time studying abroad. Your experiences from your semester abroad will be a reference point for classroom discussion and work. After graduation, you'll have the versatility you need for a successful start to your professional career.
A total of twelve credit hours from either a Lipscomb University Global Learning semester-long program or travel courses with prior department approval.
Specific courses required:
- PO 3033 - International Relations
- PO 3223 - Research Methods
- PO 4233 - International Law and International Organizations
- PO 4243 - International Security: Problems and Solutions
- PO 4313 - International Political Economy
- PO 4993 - Capstone Seminar in Political Science
A total of twelve hours of credit from travel courses subject to department approval.
Nine hours selected from the following:
- PO 3133 - Authoritarianism and Democracy
- PO 3153 - African Politics
- PO 4053 - History and Politics of the Middle East
- PO 4133 - History and Politics of Russia
- PO 4213 - American Foreign Policy
- PO 4813 - Washington Seminar
- HI 3143 - Nineteenth Century Europe (1815-1914)
- HI 3153 - Twentieth Century Europe (1914-present)
- HI 4103 - Latin America
- HI 4143 - Modern China and the Far East
- LJS 3413 - International Conflict Management