Academics

Program Learning Outcomes

International Relations

Bachelor of Arts

Graduates of the International Relations Major will: 

  1. Describe the dominant theoretical approaches to international relations. 
  2. Use their knowledge of the dominant theoretical approaches to international relations to interpret the behavior of international actors. 
  3. Select methods of analysis appropriate to research in the student’s chosen concentration, and apply at least one of these methods to a research question in international relations. 
  4. Integrate multiple disciplinary approaches to the study of international relations. 
  5. Write grammatically correct and logically organized essays and papers. 
  6. Communicate in a language other than English at an Intermediate-Mid level of proficiency (as defined in ACTFL guidelines) in speaking, reading, writing and listening comprehension.

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