A. FACULTY OF ARTS REQUIREMENTS
Students must adhere to the applicable Faculty of Arts requirements in 3.4 Graduation.
B. MAJOR-FIELD REQUIREMENTS
Students must successfully complete a minimum of 48 units to a maximum of 60 units in Courses Constituting the Field of International Relations while fulfilling the following requirements:
Core Courses: 24 units Anthropology 203, Economics 201, 203, Geography 254, History 307, Political Science 381, International Relations 301 and 501.
Thematic Cluster: 12 units, of which at least 6 units must be at the 400 level or above, from a single one of the three thematic clusters: International Political Economy, Security and Strategy, or International Institutions and Governance. (See Courses Constituting the Field of International Relations for more information.)
Regional Cluster: 12 units, of which at least 6 units must be at the 400 level or above, from a single one of the six regional clusters: North America; Latin America; Europe; Asia/Pacific; Middle East and North Africa; and Africa.
C. OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Language Requirement: 12 units in a single language other than English.
Statistics Requirement: 3 units Political Science 399, Statistics 205, 213, or equivalent.
D. DEGREE OPTIONS
The BA in International Relations can be taken with Co-operative Education. See section 3.4.4 Co-operative Education Programs for information and requirements.
- It is recommended that students select a language related to their chosen regional cluster.
- Students may take International Relations 597 (Independent Study) or existing Departmental independent study courses from their declared clusters, but only 3 units may be counted towards the Major. Any proposed syllabus for such independent study, whether International Relations 597 or existing departmental independent study courses, must be approved by the Program Director.