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INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE POLITICS

International and Comparative Politics Concentration

 

  1. General Description:

 

     The concentration of international and comparative politics offers students rigorous training in the area of political studies with a specific focus on comparative political and international relations. This concentration offers a unique opportunity to study the nature and trends in relations between international actors, including the states, sub-state, non-state as well as supra-national actors and combines this with deep and broad study of domestic political systems, institutions focused on explaining the similarities and differences of various forms of such systems. 

 

  1. Program Content and Requirements:

The program is comprised of both required and elective courses. Below is a list of required core courses:

            Required Core Courses

level

credits

1.      Introduction to Political Studies

100

6

2.      Introduction to Comparative Politics

100

6

3.      Introduction to International Relations

100

6

4.      Introduction to Political Theory

200

6

5.      Introduction to Political Economy

200

6

6.      Central Asian Politics

200

6

7.      Methods of Political Research

200

6

8.      Foreign Policy Analysis

300

6

9.      Public Policy Analysis

200

6

10.  One 300 or 400 level ICP elective course

 

6

 

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