The Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice administers an interdisciplinary academic program in International Relations at Southern Utah University which can serve as the basis for a specialized study of political science, or for a study of international relations by students with majors in other departments.

Overview

The purpose of the certificate is to increase academic interest in the study of international affairs and to offer students valuable certification for future applications for graduate study or professional careers.

Education

The International Relations at Southern Utah University requires the successful completion of eight (8) courses, six (6) of which must be chosen from the political science curriculum. Certification is conferred upon graduation with a bachelor’s degree.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Theories of International Relations 
  • Introduction to Comparative Politics 
  • Introduction to the Middle East 
  • International Law and Organization 
  • American Foreign Policy 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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    71

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General Requirements

This course does not require prerequisite courses, conditions, or degrees for admission to the program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1621 USD/credit
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  • National

    1562 USD/credit
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  • In-State

    513 USD/credit
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Living costs for Cedar City

  • 870 - 1510 USD/month
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Funding

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