International Relations (Bachelor of Arts)

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Are you fascinated by how governments function? Do you want to make a difference and have an impact on public policy? If so, a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in international relations from Creighton University will be an important step toward your goal of having a meaningful life.

When you major or minor in international relations, you’ll examine global governance. Among the core issues are international conflict, inter-state cooperation, growing global integration, the role of international institutions and global nonprofit organizations, and the development and extension of international law.

International Relations Minor

The minor in international relations examines global governance, including such issues as international conflict, inter-state cooperation, growing global integration, the role of international institutions and global nonprofit organizations.

Legal Studies Minor

The legal studies minor explores the role of the law in society. This includes a close look at legal history and philosophy as well as legal institutions at all levels of government. In addition, this minor can help you reflect on and prepare for making career choices in fields such as law, court administration, law enforcement, and dispute resolution.

Outcomes

A bachelor’s degree in international relations from Creighton opens the door to a variety of careers:

  • Law
  • Business
  • Public administration
  • Journalism or public relations
  • Community service agencies
  • Public affairs
  • Education
  • Military, intelligence and anti-terrorism
  • Political campaign management or public office

Creighton international relations majors can learn data analysis skills, which are highly sought by firms that do market research, intelligence gathering, polling and risk analysis. Mastery of a foreign language further enhances your career prospects. Graduates who hold a BA in international relations also go on to specialized graduate education in law and government.

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