Requirements

  • Concentration Courses: Students must complete 18 credits within a specified concentration.
  • Language Requirement: MSFS students must pass a language proficiency examination, for which course work may or may not be required, depending on the student’s level of proficiency.
  • Internship: Students are required to have successfully completed at least one internship for an internationally-oriented organization during their course of study.
  • Oral Examination: The MSFS capstone is a one-hour oral examination taken in the final semester of study.
  • Grading Standard: Students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale.

Credit Breakdown

  • 48 credits
    • 18 credits of core courses taken during the first year
    • 18 credits of concentration courses
    • 12 credits of elective courses
  • Core Courses
    • International Relations: Theory & Practice
    • Globalization of Intersocietal Relations
    • Analytical & Statistical Skills
    • International Trade
    • International Finance
    • Ethical Decision-making
    • Principled Leadership

Sample Curriculum

  • Semester 1
    • International Relations
    • Globalization
    • Statistics
    • International Trade
  • Semester 2
    • International Finance
    • Ethical Decision-making & Principled Leadership
    • Concentration Course
    • Concentration Course
  • Semester 3
    • Concentration Course
    • Concentration Course
    • Elective Course
    • Elective Course
  • Semester 4
    • Concentration Course
    • Concentration Course
    • Elective Course
    • Elective Course