Minor in International Relations

As a citizen of the world, you are connected by markets, politics and culture as never before. The International Relations program at Webster University prepares you to make effective decisions in an interconnected world, enhances your global perspective and increases your opportunity to study other cultures.

Whether you're thinking about becoming a trade specialist, language instructor, international banking or import/export coordinator, your education from Webster will enable you to focus on relationships and tensions between cultures or countries by linking issues, approaches and knowledge in new ways.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students should:

  • Be able to demonstrate knowledge of key subfields and theories of International Relations as a discipline.
  • Be able to identify major actors and institutions of international relations and to know their functions.
  • Be able to analyze international issues from perspectives other than their own.
  • Be able to display familiarity with foreign cultures and languages.

The following apply to all minors:

  • A minor must be comprised of 18 credit hours taken at Webster University.
  • No course counted toward a major can also count toward a minor.
  • Students may have a major and a minor within the same department; they may not major and minor within the same area of emphasis.
  • Students must earn a grade of C- or better in any course they wish to apply toward a minor.

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