Bryce Bailey

Bryce Bailey

"The classroom size and the set up are very intimate. You can actually know your professors and talk to them." - Bryce Bailey, accounting major Read More

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Glen Oaks Community College

Program Guide: International Relations

First Year

First Semester
COM 121 3
NSM 151 4
Elective 4
HUF 161 4
Second Semester
COM 122 3
SSH 203 4
HUF 162 4
Social Science elective 4

Second Year

First Semester
Science Lab elective 4
Humanities elective 4
BAE 203 4
Elective 4
Second Semester
U.S. Diversity elective 4
Elective 3
BAE 204 4
Science elective 4


  • Degree offered: B.A.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Humanities elective must be a non-HUF course.  Social science elective must be a non-SSH course.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  HUR 201, SSS 121, SSS 220
  • Other foreign language options are available at Grand Valley.  This major requires a fourth semester of foreign language.
  • It is recommended that students transfer after one year of general classes


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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