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International Relations

Open the door to an increasingly global society by examining the role of politics across borders.

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As an International Political Science student, you’ll examine the role of governments and politics in the development of different cultures and societies across the world.

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Programs Offered


Sample Courses


  • Globalization and the Political Economy
  • Chinese Foreign Policy
  • Islam and Politics
  • Politics of Developing Nations
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Special Admission Requirements


There are no special admissions requirements for this program.

What Sets Us Apart


The department of political science houses three unique programs that give you the opportunity to learn outside of the classroom. Explore our nation’s capital in the Washington Internship Program, learn about international relations in Model U.N. and hone your argumentation and debate skills in Moot Court.

Career Prospects


From international affairs to education and law enforcement, TCU political science graduates are successful in many positions and organizations, including:

  • Former White House Assistant Press Secretary
  • Former Director of Message Planning at the Office of the Vice President
  • Congressional Staff Aids
  • Communications Director, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Director of the Forensic Laboratory, Department of Homeland Security
  • The Central Intelligence Agency
  • NASA Mars Exploration Program
  • U.S. Department of State
  • Goldman Sachs
  • The Economist
  • NRG Energy
  • Harvard Law School
  • Yale Law School
  • University of California, Berkley Law School

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