Sridhar  Sundaram, D.B.A.

Sridhar Sundaram, D.B.A.

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Kirtland Community College

Program Guide: International Relations

First Year

First Semester
ENG 10303 3
MTH 13000 4
Foreign Language I 3
ECO 20100 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
ENG 10403 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Foreign Language II 3
ECO 20200 3

Second Year

First Semester
Elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
Elective 3
POL 10100 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
Second Semester
POL 20000 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Science elective 4


  • Degree offered: B.A. A fourth semester proficiency in a modern, spoken, foreign language is required for this major.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Humanities elective must be a non-foreign language course.   Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • It is recommended that students transfer after one year of basic courses.
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  HIS 20100, HIS 20200


Career opportunities in the field of international relations have expanded as interaction among nations has increased. Many international relations majors will pursue careers with multinational corporations in fields of international marketing, finance, and business. International careers in the public sector include opportunities in the Department of State, Department of Defense, Department of Commerce, and the Central Intelligence Agency, among others. Some graduates of the international relations program will pursue careers with international civic and nonprofit organizations. In addition, there is an increasing demand for professionals with international relations backgrounds in the fields of journalism, teaching, information technology, and research.

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