2023-2024 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    
    May 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Course Catalog

International Relations, BS / International Relations, MA


Contacts:

International Relations Program
102 Maxwell Hall
315-443-2306
iradvisor@syr.edu

Stephanie Worden, Associate Director, Admission and Financial Aid
215 Eggers Hall * 315-443-4000 * ssworden@syr.edu

Michael Williams, Associate Professor and Director
215 Eggers Hall * 315-443-4000 * mwilli08@syr.edu

General Inquiries: paia@syr.edu

Faculty

Sherburne Abbott, Lamis Abdelaaty, Edwin Ackerman, Merima Ali, Alan Allport, Douglas V. Armstrong, Elizabeth Ashby, Hossein Bashiriyeh, Mona Bhan, Erin Hern, Stuart Brown, Horace Campbell, Linda Carty, A.H. Peter Castro, Matthew R. Cleary, Donald H. Dutkowsky, Michael R. Ebner, Colin Elman, Gary Engelhardt, Margarita Estévez-Abe, Jerry Evensky, Christopher Faricy, Shana Gadarian, Peng Gao, Cecilia Green, Ryan Griffiths, Dimitar Gueorguiev, Paul M. Hagenloh, Timur Hammond, Petra Hejnova, Azra Hromadzic, Matthew Huber, Vivian Ike, Jok Madut Jok, Hugo Jales, Seth Jolly, Amy Kallander, George Kallander, Thomas M. Keck, Osamah F. Khalil, Audie Klotz, Radha Kumar, Prema Kurien, Norman A. Kutcher, Derek Laing, Scott Landes, Sandra Lane, Yoonseok Lee, Mengxiao Liu,  Andrew London, Yingyi Ma, Gladys McCormick, Daniel McDowell, Devashish Mitra, D. Glyn Morgan, Inge O'Connor, Arthur Paris, Thomas Perreault, Jane Read, Lars Rodseth, Alexander Rothenberg, Robert A. Rubinstein, Mark E. Rupert, Tod Rutherford, S.N. Sangmpam, Rebecca Schewe, Maureen Schwartz, Yüksel Sezgin, Martin S. Shanguhyia, Naomi Shanguhyia, Abdulaziz Shifa, Farhana Sultana, Brian D. Taylor, Robert Terrell, Simon Weschle, Jamie L. Winders

Application Process:

Applications to enter the MA IR portion of the combined degree program will normally be submitted during the spring semester of the junior year, and are allowed once a student has declared their major and completed 75 credit hours toward the bachelor’s degree.  

Interested students are encouraged to meet with the admissions director of the MA IR program before applying. The application package typically requires two letters of recommendation from a Syracuse University faculty member, the student’s resume, a Statement of Purpose, and the student’s transcript. GRE and the TOEFL scores will be waived for Syracuse University students.

Student applications that show evidence of sufficient preparation in writing skills and quantitative analysis will have a greater chance of being admitted to the program.  The preferred way to demonstrate this competence is by completing a “writing intensive” course and a course that requires quantitative analysis with a grade of B or better prior to applying.  Examples of such courses include, but are not limited to MAX 123, MAX 132 and MAX 201.

Students accepted for graduate study as part of the combined BS/MA program will typically begin the MA portion of the program following completion of their third year of study (six semesters), but are not fully matriculated as graduate students until all requirements for the B.S. degree have been met.

BS in International Relations


Students will complete the core requirements for the BS in International
Relations, http://coursecatalog.syr.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=32&poid=17934

MA in International Relations


Students will complete the requirements for the MA in International Relations, coursecatalog.syr.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=31&poid=16138