International Relations, Minor

The undergraduate minor in international relations requires a minimum of 15 s.h. in coursework approved for the international relations major, including at least 9 s.h. in courses numbered 3000 or above and at least 12 s.h. taken at the University of Iowa. Students must maintain a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor. Coursework in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass.

Students may count a maximum of 9 s.h. earned in coursework from one department toward the minor. To view the selection of courses available, see the BA in international relations or the BS in international relations in the catalog.

Courses for the minor in international relations must include the following.

Course # Title Hours
This course:
POLI:1500Introduction to International Relations3
One of these:
POLI:3512International Conflict3
POLI:3516The Politics of International Economics3