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International Affairs, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Dahlonega, GA, United States
The Bachelor of Arts with a major in international affairs at the University of North Georgia provides the student with a unique blend of foundational courses with the flexibility to pursue their individual goals.
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Overview

International Affairs

The BA in International Affairs degree program at the University of North Georgia 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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Affairs Capstone Seminar 
  • Comparative Government 
  • Comparative Security Issues 
  • International Political Economy 
  • International Relations Theory 
  • History of World Religions 
  • Introduction to Comparative Politics 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Admission requirements national

  • 16 or older before the first day of class.
  • Must be a graduate from an accredited high school.  See list of approved accrediting organizations in the notes section below.
  • Students graduating from a non-accredited homeschool or high school program, please apply as a non-accredited home school applicant.
  • Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance.
Admission requirements international
  • Submit official SAT or ACT scores and meet traditional freshman criteria.
  • You must be able to prove that you have the equivalent of at least $39,000 USD in the bank to finance your education if you are applying for a bachelor's degree, or $29,000 USD if applying for an associate degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    658 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 658 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    658 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 658 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    186 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 186 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dahlonega

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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