International RelationsPage address: http://sbs.mnsu.edu/government/irelations/
The Department of Government offers a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in International Relations (IR) (42 credits). The links below and to the left provide you with information regarding the details and requirements of the program.
Live Chat with Norwegian Ambassador
In conjunction with the Norwegian Embassy in Washington D.C., the Honorary Norwegian Consul General in Minneapolis, and the Scandinavian Studies program, we have coordinated a “Live Chat” session with the current Norwegian Ambassador to the United States to be held on Monday, November 16th from 1:00-1:45pm in CSU 254/5. The Ambassador will connect with us via Skype to speak on the subject of “The Arctic.” This is an interesting event for the faculty, staff and students in the International Relations program. It will be an interactive session with the opportunity for the audience to ask questions.
Please, plan to attend and spread the word!
UN/IR Club meetings
Fall 2015: United Nations/International Relations Student Club Meetings are held this semester on Thursdays, 5 - 7pm in CSU 101 (other rooms may be used if necessary).
All students interested in international affairs are welcome to join. Please contact UN/IR Club President – Filip Georgiou: email@example.com.
Study Abroad, Internships, Jobs, etc...
For a complete list of study abroad information, go to the Study Abroad Information section or the Kearney International Center web page. Unless specifically noted, the International Relations program does not officially endorse any of the non-MSU organizations listed below:
- Crossroads of Empires: Central Europe and the Balance of Power.
- Jewish Heritage Summer
- Jewish Studies in Poland
- Univesity of Minnesota's Learning Abroad Center has international development programs in four countries: Kenya, Senegal, Ecuador, and India. Click each link for details.
Thinking about pursuing graduate studies at the University of Minnesota: The Anoush Khoshkish Fellowship provides one or more years of funding for students pursuing graduate study in global affairs, global political diplomacy, and related fields in the College of Liberal Arts, the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, or the Law School at the University of Minnesota.
ELIGIBILITY: Applicants of the 2015 award must meet the following criteria: See the flyer for contact information.
New International Relations Program Requirement
(Applicable to students who declared their IR major in or after Fall 2013)
International Experiential Learning (6-15 credits)
The international experiential learning component consists of a minimum of 6 credits and a maximum of 15 credits. Wherever possible, students are encouraged to satisfy this requirement by undertaking study at a university abroad. However, under exceptional circumstances, a student may be allowed to satisfy the requirement through an approved internship. Click here for details.
- Program Details and Requirements
- IR Major and Minor
- IR Major Courses - Full Listing
- Undergraduate Bulletin
- IR Advising Sheet, 2014-2015
International Relations Planning Sheet
Choose your bulletin year and click the link. If you do not know which undergraduate bulletin you should use, ask your advisor.
- Students using Bulletin 2013/2014 for graduation
- Students using Bulletin 2011/2012, or 2012/2013 for graduation
- Students using Bulletin 2008/2009, 2009/2010, or 2010/2011 for graduation