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Learn about the complex relationships among institutions of international governance.

The international studies degree program at Webster puts the world at your fingertips. Understanding how cultures and customs are integrated into business, politics and society creates a great foundation for many professionals and students. The international relations curriculum enables students to analyze the legal, historical, socioeconomic, and political factors that are key elements in this field of study. Webster's BA in International Relations students also examine the dynamics, structural characteristics, and humanitarian issues of the global community.

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Why the BA in International Relations?

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The undergraduate international relations major at Webster is designed to help students develop the skills they need to understand and take part in an interconnected world: political awareness, economic understanding, cultural competency, and global citizenship.

  • Students personalize their degree with regional and thematic areas of concentration to suit their specific interests.
  • Classes are small and discussion-oriented, and students are individually mentored by their professors and advisors every step of the way.
  • Specialized and general global knowledge, second language skills, and significant international experience make international studies graduates extremely competitive in the job market.
  • Students graduate with a global framework for exploring and understanding the world and its key issues, prepared for a wide range of careers and a life as a responsible global citizen.

Why Choose Webster University?

Webster Tashkent, part of Webster University's global network of international schools, brings the best of American education to Uzbekistan. Class sizes are small and our faculty bring real-life knowledge and personal attention to the classroom.

Webster's Bachelor of Arts in International Relations Program

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of key subfields and theories of international relations as a discipline.
  • Identify major actors and institutions of international relations and know their functions.
  • Analyze international issues from perspectives other than their own.
  • Display familiarity with foreign cultures and languages.

Webster's BA in International Relations has at least 42 credit hours of required courses. 

  • INTL 1050 Introduction to International Relations (3 hours)
  • POLT 1080 Introduction to Comparative Politics (3 hours)
  • INTL 1500 The World System since 1500 (3 hours)
  • INTL 2030 International Law (3 hours)
  • HIST 2030 Topics in Asian History (3 hours)
  • HIST 2240 Contemporary Europe: 1945-Present (3 hours)
  • INTL 2680 International Relations Theory (3 hours)
  • INTL 2690 Multinational Corporations (3 hours)
  • INTL 2700 Methods of Political Inquiry (3 hours)
  • ANSO 2850 Introduction to Research Methods (3 hours)
  • INTL 3100 International Political Economy (3 hours)
  • HIST 3050 Economic History (3 hours)
  • INTL 3240 United States Foreign Policy (3 hours)
  • INTL 3330 International Economic Integration (3 hours)
  • INTL 3700 International Organizations: Structure and Political Conflict (3 hours)
  • INTL 3800 International Security (3 hours)
  • INTL 4000 Research Requirement (to be taken in conjunction with a designated 3000-level or 4000-level course) (0 hours)
  • INTL 4620 Overview (0-1 hours)

BA International Relations students also take applicable University Global Citizenship Program classes, with accommodations for their major, as well as elective classes.

To satisfy the study abroad residency, students may study at one of Webster University’s international campuses or at an approved alternative location. International students who have lived outside of the country of their home campus are exempt from this requirement.

You can get a Minor in International Relations with a required 18 hours in INTL classes at Webster University. 

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Founded in 1915, Webster University is committed to ensuring high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence. In 2019, Webster Tashkent joined our network to bring the best of American education with the first U.S. university in central Asia.

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