(The minor will replace International Studies)

(For non- GOVT majors)

Required courses (15 credits)

  • GOVT1102 Geography and World Issues    
  • GOVT2130 International Relations
  • GOVT 2211 International Organizations
  • GOVT2212 International Law
  • GOVT2231 Comparative Government and Politics

Course Descriptions

  • GOVT1102 This course investigates the linkage among geographical factors, political process and economic systems. This class will focus on that relationship as it impacts the political, economic and human environment of this diverse geopolitical world.

  • GOVT2130 Theories and problems of international politics and foreign policy.

  • GOVT2211 Origin and development of international organizations; the League of Nations, United Nations, regional organizations.

  • GOVT2212 Development and principles of International law, nature of diplomatic relationship, international agreements, jurisdiction over persons and property, tariff and shipping relations, arbitration of disputes, operations of international institutions.

  • GOVT2231 Comparison of the development and functions of governmental institutions of selected modern political systems.