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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

International Relations

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Department Government
College Social & Behavioral Sciences
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Undergraduate Degree Type(s) BA
Program Description The International Relations (IR) degree is designed to prepare students for employment in international organizations, governmental and charitable agencies in the international arena, business and financial institutions with overseas interests, or to provide a broad liberal arts education.
With the advice and consent of an International Relations advisor, each International Relations major will build an emphasis in one of the following areas (from the approved course lists):
  • Security & Peace
  • International Political Economy
  • International Norms and Institutions
  • Regional Studies
Admission Requirements Admission to Major is granted by the department.
University admission requirements are a minimum of 32 earned semester credit hours.
A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (C) is required.
Other Requirements To prepare a program of study suitable to the needs and interests of the individual student, a person majoring in international relations is required to consult with an advisor. The student's individualized program will be on file with the Government Department and the awarding of a degree will depend upon fulfillment of the program.
Academic Bulletin A full description of the program including class listings and class descriptions are listed in the Academic Bulletin.
Program Contact Information Government
109 Morris Hall
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-2721
College Advising College of Social & Behavioral Sciences Advising
Melissa Iverson, Student Relations Coordinator
114 Armstrong Hall

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