American University of Central Asia - AUCA - Major Requirements

Major Requirements

REQUIRED COURSES: 96 credits
All courses are 6-credit courses unless noted otherwise. For the course details, please consult to your advisor or the program chair.

1st year
Introduction to Political Studies
Introduction to Comparative Politics

2nd year
Introduction to International Relations
Introduction to Political Theory
Introduction to Political Economy
Central Asian Politics
One ICP course at 200-level

3rd year
Public Policy Analysis
Foreign Policy Analysis
Method of Political Research
Internship I
Two ICP elective courses at 300-level

4th year
Senior Thesis I
Senior Thesis II
One ICP course at 400-level
Internship II

 

ELECTIVE COURSES: 50 credits
Students are expected to take additional elective courses: 50 credits total, maximum of 18 credits or minimum of 6 credits should be taken within the major, the rest credits should be taken outside the major. For the general rules on graduation please check HERE.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
All students should complete the general education requirements, 94 or 96 credits in total in accordance with the year of student enrollment. For more details, please check HERE.

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