Our BA in Economics and BA in International Relations & Affairs programs prepare students for careers in their respective fields while providing them with a rich Liberal Arts education. These programs offer students the chance to study economics and IR alongside courses in subjects such as political science, environmental studies, mathematics, business, and history, all in the nation’s capital. Through small class sizes with outstanding faculty, students hone their academic skills, bond with fellow classmates and mentors, form new personal and professional goals, and gain an appreciation for a global perspective.
Our program is 120 credits, and is designed to be completed in 4 years. The degree consists of core (major) courses (63 credits), general education requirements (39 credits), and electives (18 credits).
Students may choose from the following majors (click on the program name to view details):
In addition to taking courses from the Departments of Economics and International Relations & Affairs, students take a variety of courses from our thirteen other departments. For a full list of departments, click here.
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