Program Outcomes and Competencies
- Understand the major concepts of international relations as they appear and operate in global/regional contexts.
- Understand and critically evaluate the contending theories and approaches to international relations from an interdisciplinary perspective
- Identify the key actors in international relations—including states, intergovernmental organizations, non-governmental organizations, transnational corporations, global civil society, illegitimate groups and individuals—and understand how these actors interact to give substance to international relations.
- Demonstrate a knowledge of the key dimensions, events and processes of international relations within their theoretical and historical context.
- Read and reflect on disciplinary materials and literature, mainly in English - carefully, critically, and insightfully.
- Write well-organized, informed, logically argued, clear essays and papers that conform to the standards of academic ethics and integrity.
- Participate actively in international relations debates and discussions, verbally expressing ideas clearly, logically and persuasively.
- Work effectively in national and international teams and project groups.