International Relations and National Security Studies Major

Description: A program that focuses on the systematic study of international politics and institutions, and the conduct of diplomacy and foreign policy. Includes instruction in international relations theory, foreign policy analysis, international law and organization, the comparative study of specific countries and regions, and the theory and practice of diplomacy. Is International Relations and National Security Studies the right major for you?
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International Relations and National Security Studies Major

What Courses Do International Relations and National Security Studies Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for International Relations and National Security Studies majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Economics
  • Foreign Language
  • Foreign Policy
  • Political Science
  • Public Relations
  • Research Skills
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