• Total units 24 Units
  • Minor code APIR-MIN
  • Academic career Undergraduate
Asia-Pacific International Relations Minor

The Asia-Pacific International Relations minor provides students with a basic understanding of the politics, security affairs, economics and trade, history, diplomacy, and governance within the Asia-Pacific region. The minor will also offer students with an opportunity to gain knowledge of the foreign and security policies of key states in the region, including China, the United States, Japan and India.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

1.     Explain historical and current events and development that have shaped the international relations of the Asia-Pacific;

2.     Identify patterns of conflict and cooperation to the conduct of international relations in the Asia-Pacific;

3.     Explain the regional and global significance of events, developments, and foreign policies within the Asia-Pacific;

4.     Understand the processes through which current knowledge about the international relations of the Asia-Pacific has developed.

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This minor requires the completion of 24 units, which must include:

12 units from completion of the following:

ASIA1999    Origins of Political Order in Asia
INTR2010    International Relations in the Asia-Pacific

12 units from completion of courses from the following list:

POLS1005    Introduction to International Relations: Foundations and Concepts
DIPL2001 The role of Non-State Actors in Asia-Pacific Diplomacy
ASIA2017    History of International Relations in Northeast Asia
INTR2012    Chinese Foreign and Security Policy
INTR2014    Indian Foreign and Security Policy
INTR2016    US Foreign and Security Policy in Asia
INTR2018    Japanese Foreign and Security Policy
INTR2020    (In)Stability on the Korean Peninsula
INTR2024    Nuclear Politics in Asia: Challenges and Opportunities
INTR2028    Regionalism, Rights, and Order in Southeast Asia
ASIA2111    Indonesian Foreign and Security Policy
INTR3002    Global Governance in the Asia-Pacific

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