Minor in International Relations (Fall 2019 and beyond)

Students who declared a minor in International Relations during or after the Fall 2019 semester must complete the minor requirements listed below. Students who declared a minor in International Relations prior to the Fall 2019 semester have the option of completing the old requirements or the revised minor requirements below.

Core Courses (11 Units)

  • I R 104: Introduction to World Affairs (3 Units)
  • I R 308: Fundamentals of International Relations: Theories, Issues, and Perspectives (4 Units)
  • I R 310: U.S. Foreign Policy (4 Units) or I R 312: Introduction to International Political Economy (4 Units)

Electives (8 Units)

In addition to the core courses listed above, International Relations minors must complete eight (8) elective units. Electives must be taken in the IR department, including cross-listed courses taken under an alternate prefix.

For a full listing of electives offered within the IR department and how they may fulfill General Education and SF State Studies requirements, please view the electives page based on the bulletin.

19 total units required for minor