Global Affairs, Master of Arts in Global Affairs
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Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 33
Program Code: M494
The requirements listed on this degree check sheet apply to the following concentrations in Global Affairs:
Global Economics & Development - M494/Q276
International Security Studies - M494/Q384
|IAS 5902||Global Political Turbulence||2|
|IAS 5912||Global Economic Turbulence||2|
|IAS 5922||Global Social Turbulence||2|
|Choose one of the following concentrations: 1||12|
International Security Studies
Global Economics & Development
|Choose 9 hours from a list maintained by the program||9|
|IAS 5803||Global Affairs Practicum||3|
|Education Abroad Experience|
|Choose a faculty-led overseas experience offered such as the following:||3|
|Field Studies in Africa|
|Field Studies in Italy|
|Field Studies in China|
|Field Studies in Latin America|
|Field Studies in Turkey|
|Total Credit Hours||33|
Each specialization requires 9 hours from the chosen track and 3 hours from the opposite track's breadth courses.
The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.
All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.
Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 32 credit hours.
Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.
Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.
To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).
Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.