Spring 2016 IRP Course Offerings-Center for International Relations and Politics - Carnegie Mellon University

Spring 2016 International Relations & Politics Major

Students will need to complete the prerequisites for any course as specified by the instructor.    For time schedules see the Carnegie Mellon University's Schedule of Classes. Please schedule a meeting with your academic advisor before scheduling your classes.

Core Courses

Statistics 36-202 Statistical Methods*
Economics 73-100 Principles of Economics**
IPS 84-275 Comparative Politics

 *This course is not required for students completing the IRP minor.

**Students may satisfy the Economics requirement with either 730-100 or 88-220.


Grand Strategy & Political Institutions

Philosophy 80-135 Introduction to Political Philosophy
Philosophy 80-321

Causation, Law, and Social Policy

Philosophy 80-335 Deliberative Democracy
IPS 84-320 Domestic Politics and International Affairs
IPS 84-321 Autocrats and Democrats
IPS 84-386 The Privatization of Force
IPS 84-388 Concepts of War and Cyber War
IPS 84-389 Terrorism and Insurgency
IPS 84-402 Judicial Politics and Behavior
IPS 84-414 International and Subnational Security
SDS 88-223 Decision Analysis and Decision Support Systems
SDS 88-284 Topics in Law: The Bill of Rights
SDS 88-302 Behavioral Decision Making

Economics & Society

BA 70-342 Managing Across Cultures
BA 70-430 International Management
Economics 73-372 International Money and Finance
Economics 73-375 History of Money and Monetary Policy
Philosophy 80-136 Social Structure, Public Policy and Ethical Dilemmas
Philosophy 80-244 Environmental Ethics
Philosophy 80-348 Health, Development and Human Rights

International Cultures

English 76-318 Communicating in the Global Marketplace
English 76-369 Art, Conflict, and Technology in Northern Ireland
History 79-205 20th/21st Century Europe
History 79-219 Modern Cuba: A Travel Guide for Millennials, 1898 to the Present (mini 4, 6 units)
History 79-222 Between Revolutions: the Development of Modern Latin America
History 79-230 Arab-Israeli Conflict and Peace Process since 1948
History 79-235 Carribean Cultures
History 79-257 Germany and the Second World War
History 79-262 Modern China
History 79-266 Russian History: From Communism to Capitalism
History 79-275 Introduction to Global Studies
History 79-314 The Politics and Culture of Memory
History 79-320 Women, Politics, and Protest
History 79-377 Food, Culture, and Power: A History of Eating
Mod. Lang. 82-304 Francophone World (taught in French)
Mod. Lang. 82-323 Germany, Austria and Switzerland in the 20th Century (taught in German)
Mod. Lang. 82-333 Introduction to Chinese Language and Culture
Mod. Lang. 82-342 Spain: Language and Culture (taught in Spanish)
Mod. Lang. 82-343 Latin America: Language and Culture (taught in Spanish)
Mod. Lang. 82-344 US Latinos: Language and Culture (taught in Spanish)
Mod. Lang. 82-345 Introduction to Hispanic Literary & Cultural Studies: Encounter, Middle Passage & the Transatlantic Carribean (taught in Spanish)
Mod. Lang. 82-362 Italian Language and Culture (taught in Italian)
Mod. Lang. 82-441 Studies in Peninsular Literature and Culture: The Secret Literatures of Spain- The Aljamiado Enigma (taught in Spanish)
Mod. Lang. 82-475 Topics in Japanese Studies: Rethinking Culture from the Marginal Voices on Japan (taught in Japanese)
Psychology 85-375 Cross Cultural Psychology