Academic Program Proposal

Date
Proposal
Activated
Institution
and
Proposal
Degree
Awarded
Academic
Program
Name
Objections
Received
Decision
Deadline
MHEC Final
Action
Final
Decision
Date
12/23/2015University of Maryland College Park
Proposal
AOCInternational Relations2/21/2016Approved3/18/2016
International Relations Program Description
The Area of Concentration in International Relations will allow students to focus their studies on courses related to international relations and comparative politics.  The coursework will cover concepts that include power, institutions, political systems, theories of the state, political conflict, and war.  Students will develop a basic knowledge of the methods, approaches, and theories used in accumulating and interpreting information applicable to the field of international relations.