Aurora Grajeda

Aurora Grajeda

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Lake Michigan College

Program Guide: International Relations

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 101 3
MATH 128 4
POSC 203 3
FORL I 4
14
Second Semester
ENGL 102 3
Science Lab elective 4
FORL II 4
U.S. Diversity elective 3
BUSA 203 3
17
 

Second Year

First Semester
Elective 4
FORL III 4
BUSA 204 3
Social Science elective 3
14
Second Semester
POSC 202 3
FORL IV 4
Science elective 4
Elective 3
Humanities elective 3
17
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.A..  This major requires a fourth semester proficiency in a modern spoken language
  • 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.  Social science elective must be a non-POSC course.   Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  HIST 201, HIST 202, HONR 215, SOC 201, SOC 202, SOC, 205

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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 the fields of international marketing, finance, and business. International careers in the public sector include opportunities in the Department of State, Department of Defense, the 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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