The degree in International Relations/Peace Studies is an interdisciplinary degree program designed to provide a rigorous introduction to the complex interrelationships that exist among societies in the modern world. It combines the study international relations, global and development issues and contemporary belief systems with a concentration on a major world area. In addition, the degree aims to equip students with the skills in language, analytical thinking, research, and economic literacy that are necessary for graduate study and careers in international fields. It offers pre-professional study for careers in government, communications, business, law, journalism, and international non-profit organizations. Students are encouraged to combine this major with a second major or minor in a field appropriate to their career plans.

CSU Long Beach
International Studies
Impacted major
ECON 101, 102
Choose 9 units from:
ANTHR 102
GEOG 102
POL S 102 or 103
Foreign Language: Three years of college level study or equivalent proficiency in a language appropriate to the program of study and geographic area concentration selected.

UC Berkeley

Peace and Conflict Studies
Four semesters of foreign language are required to graduate. Students are encouraged to take as many semesters of foreign language as possible before transfer.

ANTHRO 102
ECON 101 and 102
GEOG 101, 102, 105
HIST 118, 131, 104 or 113, 119 or 120
POL SCI 111, 102
PSYCH 101
SOC 101
BUSAD 101

San Diego State University
International Security & Conflict Resolution
ECON 101, 102
POL S 102
GEOG 102
MATH 136

UC Irvine
International Studies
In addition to the required classroom course work, International Studies majors must complete some form of international study experience either abroad or through a domestic internship.
CHIN 104 or FREN 104 or  GERM 104 or 
ITAL 104 or JAPAN 104 or SPAN 104
MATH 103 and 136
CS/IS 135 and 139
ECON 101 and 102
GEOG 103
HIST 109

UC Davis

To be a competitive applicant, you must have a
minimum transfer overall GPA range of 3.0 or higher.
ECON 102
HIST 102
POL SCI 103
MATH 136
ECON 101 or ANTHRO 102
one of the following series in a single language
CHIN 101 or
FRENCH 101, 102, 103, 104 or
GERM 101, 102, 103, 104 or
ITAL 101, 102, 103, 104 or
JAPAN 101, 102 or
RUSS 101, 102 or
SPAN 101, 102 , 103, 104 or
SPAN 115, 116

University of Southern California
International Relations
Requires four semesters of a single foreign language 


NOTE: AGREEMENTS CONCERNING TRANSFER ARE CONSTANTLY BEING UPDATED, THEREFORE, THE STUDENT IS CAUTIONED TO CHECK WITH A COUNSELOR OR THE TRANSFER CENTER FOR CURRENT TRANSFER INFORMATION.

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