College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > Applied Diplomacy > Undergraduate > Applied Diplomacy (BA) > Concentration Requirements > Diplomacy & International Political Economy
“In an increasingly competitive world where political and economic power is in flux and financial constraints are increasing, countries need to make clear decisions about where their priorities lie. - Maaike Okano-Heijmans, “Economic Diplomacy,” The SAGE Handbook of Diplomacy, 2016
The Diplomacy and International Political Economy concentration provides a foundation for those interested in pursuing careers in the foreign service or the private sector, or advanced studies in the field. Students in this concentration will learn how the disciplines of economics, geography and political theory intersect with and inform the study and practice of diplomacy.
Students in the Diplomacy and International Political Economy concentration are advised to complete the core course required of all Applied Diplomacy majors, INT 200: Introduction to Macroeconomics in an International Context, before taking six courses from the following list.
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