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2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Catalog [FINAL EDITION]

International Relations, BA

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International relations leads to careers or graduate study in government, law, international business and finance, communications, and diplomacy. Graduates can also seek employment with nonprofit international institutions, such as the United Nations or the World Bank. Working with their academic advisor, students fashion a concentration in such areas as diplomacy, international business, national security, and the history and culture of a geographic region. Students must also study a foreign language.


Students are encouraged to study abroad for one semester. Credits from pre-approved, overseas programs will be considered for transfer. If students wish to study abroad, they should plan to do so either in the summer or during their junior year.

Language Requirement (6 Credits)

  • A minimum of two 3-credit courses (at or above the 200 level) in a single modern language 6 Credit(s)

Electives (12 Credits)

(select four of the following)

Or from the Following Disciplines

Total Credits: 46

Note: Prerequisites are in parentheses.

The program of study that appears here applies to students who were admitted for the summer session of this catalog year and later.  Students admitted prior to that term should select the appropriate catalog year of their admission.  Choose previous catalogs from the Home, Graduate, or Undergraduate Catalog Page at http://Catalog.widener.edu.

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