Areas of Inquiry Courses (AIs)

The Division of Global Affairs requires that students complete seven Areas of Inquiry (AI) courses. These courses are geared towards giving students the foundation they will need for future Global Affairs courses and endeavors in the global affairs field. Students must complete seven (7) of the eight courses with a grade of a B or higher, and are encouraged to take the courses early on in their studies. Students who do not receive a grade of B or higher in any AI course must retake the course. All AI requirements must be completed in residence. Transfer credits may not be used in fulfillment of AI requirements. The AI courses are listed below alongside their course number. 

  • Ethics, Security, and Global Affairs (26:478:514)
  • Global Governance (26:478:537; 26:790:537, 26:920:585)
  • Human Security (26:478:516)
  • Global Political Economy (26:478:541; 26:790:541; 26:553:607)
  • International Law (26:478:504, 26:790:538; 26:070:572)
  • History of International Business (26:478:589; 26:553:601)
  • Global Development: Course number to be provided
  • Human Rights and Mass Atrocities: Course number to be provided 

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