The International Affairs major is the perfect way to maximize your semester abroad. Your 12 Global Learning credits will be applied to the major, fulfilling a core part of the coursework for this major. International Affairs integrates your language training, travels, and Lipscomb education. Further courses in political science and history will complement your experiences and broaden your knowledge base.
The world is shrinking and every career has an international facet to be explored. A semester abroad can become a value-added and efficient asset when combined with the International Affairs major. It merges an exciting experience into a scholarly pursuit.
If this sounds like the major for you, check out our Global Learning offerings here (https://www.lipscomb.edu/academics/global-learning).
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