International Relations Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the undergraduate B.A. program in International Studies - International Relations, students will be able to:

  1. Recognize the major political, economic, and socio-cultural forces shaping international affairs, past and present.

  2. Compare and contrast theories and perspectives in International Relations and International Studies.

  3. Examine the primary global environmental threats at present and the international institutions and agreements created to address them.

  4. Evaluate the profound political, economic, environmental, technological, and socio-cultural challenges facing humanity in the 21st Century.

  5. Synthesize a position statement of their own that advances a cogent argument encompassing the student’s view of the contemporary and potential future risks facing the global system.