Major Requirements

 (30 hours- includes CLA Additional Depth Requirement):

  1. REQUIRED CORE (in addition to the ones noted under IGS Core): (9 hrs)
    GEO 111, HIS 210, and CHN, FRE, GER, or SPN 252.Any IAF student wishing to study a foreign language not currently offered at Mercer should consult the director of the program for available options.
  2. International Affairs Areas: Seven courses selected from four areas.A course (or course with a specific subtitle) may not be used to fulfill the block requirement of multiple blocks.

    A.Regional Studies: (2 courses from 2 different disciplines)

    ART 368, HIS 318, 322, 324, IGS 180, IGS 280, 380, POL 310, 312, 313, or 392.

    B.
    Economic Relations and Development: (2 courses from 2 different disciplines) ECN 301, ECN 441, GHS 300, 350, IGS 180, IGS 280, 380, POL 345, 356, or 392.

    C.
    International Peace and Security: (Two course- 3 hours)
    IGS 180, IGS 280, 380, POL 353, 354, 355, or 392

    D.Cultural, Religious and Social Affairs: (2 courses from 2 different disciplines)
    CHR 356, 357 (pre-requisite CHR 105 or CHR 150), IGS 180, IGS 280, 380, SOC 321, 340 (SOC 101 prerequisite waived), POL 392, or WGS 314.