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Fort Hays State University
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Certificate in Political Science

International Relations/Comparative Politics

Are international organizations, foreign policy concerns, and issues in world politics of special interest to you? The Political Science Department's International Relations/Comparative Politics Certificate documents your interest in international relations or comparative politics and helps to prepare you to better understand nations, states, intergovernmental organizations, multi-national corporations and comparative politics.


Program Summary

Virtual Students Please Note: This certificate is not presently available for on-line majors.

International Relations/Comparative Politics

Students must take:

  • POLS 108 and/or 609: Model United Nations (1+ Credit Hour(s))
  • Choose 6-8 hours from the following:

  • POLS 240: Comparative Governments of Industrialized Societies (3 Credit Hours)
  • POLS 631: American Foreign Policy (3 Credit Hours)
  • POLS 632: Problems and Issues in World Politics (3 Credit Hours)
  • POLS 640: Comparative Politics (3 Credit Hours)
  • Or approved seminar/readings/apprenticeship. (1 + Credit Hour(s))