International Studies Option

This option will appeal to students interested in international affairs, the way politics works in different countries and the relationship between governments and societies. Students learn about the role of governments and non-governmental organizations in addressing social problems that often transcend national borders in an increasingly inter-connected world. This option is designed to prepare students for careers in government, international organizations, diplomacy, international development, public service, nonprofit organizations, international business and education.

  • ONE 400-level course accepted.
  • PS 509 required.
  • ONE 700-level course required.

ECN 411 – Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles
HIST 422 – World History in the Modern Era
HIST 425 – Foreign Cultures
HIST 656 – 20th Century Europe 
SOC 400 – Introduction to Sociology
ANTH 411 – Introduction to Anthropology
POLT 560 – World Politics
POLT 521 – Rights & the Political Community
POLT 522 – Dissent & the Political Community
POLT 550 – Comparative Government & Society
POLT 557 – Politics in Italy
PS 502 – Political Psychology
PS 505 – Political Violence & Terrorism
PS 509 – Political & Social Change in Developing Countries*
PS 510 – Politics of Food
PS 511 – Women & War
PS 514 – Model UN
PS 512 – People on the Move: Immigration and Refugee Policy in Global Perspective
PS 651 – Special Topics: International Human Rights
PS 651 – Special Topics: Business & International Human Rights
PS 702 – International Relations: Interdisciplinary Approaches
PS 703 – Dictatorship & Democracy

For complete more information, contact program coordinator Melinda Negron-Gonzales at (603) 641-4364 or melinda.negron@unh.edu; or contact the Office of Admissions.