Mar 26, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

International Affairs (B.A.)

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The BA in International Affairs degree program requires an international internship in addition to a study abroad component. Completion of the degree program will require all students to have some significant educational experience overseas. The internship enables the student to gain valuable experience in the field in which they plan to work.

International students who wish to have their previously earned credits from a foreign institution of post-secondary higher education may use those credit hours in lieu of the study abroad requirement in the IA degree. International credit hours must comply with UNG policies of transfer credit and conditions for degree requirements.

Residency requirements = last 30 hours of degree credit are from UNG.

No grade below “C” will be acceptable in any Political Science or International Affairs course or any course in the major area for Political Science, Strategic & Security Studies, or International Affairs majors.

Core Curriculum (Areas A-E) - 42 hours

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Area A1: No exceptions

Area A2: No exceptions

Area B: No exceptions

Area C: No exceptions

Area D: MATH 1401 (suggested for all POLS and IA majors to take in the core)

Area E: No exceptions

Area F: Courses Appropriate to the Major - 18 hours

Major Requirements - 60 hours

6 Credit Hours from the following:

Courses in Regional Emphasis - 15 hours

  •  POLS, HIST, INTL, or Modern Language in your region: Asia, Europe, Latin America, or Middle East

Electives 12 hours

  •  12 hours of electives

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