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Minor in International Relations

The Department offers an undergraduate Minor in International Relations to those students of the university who are pursuing undergraduate majors in other disciplines. 

Key Information

International Relations and Governance Studies
School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS)
Dr. Atul Mishra, UG Advisor

The Minor comprises a rigorous exposure to the essentials of International Relations (IR). It familiarizes students with the fundamentals of IR as a discipline and offers skills of analyis and writing on issues within the field. Students take the same courses as are offered as part of the Major in IR to the Departmental students and they go through the same assessement process. 

To earn the Minor, a student must complete a total of 6 (six) courses offered by the Department as part of the IR Major. Two of the 6 completed should be INT101 (offered in Monsoon) and INT105 (offered in Spring). The list of courses on offer in Monsoon 2021 is as follows: 


INT101 Introduction to International Relations 

INT102 Global History and International Relations 

INT201 Global Political Thought

INT202 Intellectual Histories and Theories of Economic Development

INT203 Knowing and Governing Ecosystems and Economies


Major Electives/UWEs

INT266 Gender and International Relations 

INT250 China in Global Politics  

INT344 Understanding Pakistan: Ideas, Issues, and Institutions 

INT346 Cognition, Psychology and Politics