Political science student Rachel Cundiff during her internship on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

The study of international politics examines the interactions between political and economic systems, cultural norms, environmental dynamics, and hierarchies of power at a global level.

Program overview

Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences
Degree options:  

  • Any degree, minor

Other degree options in the field of politics and international relations:

As part of the Department of Politics and International Relations, a minor in international politics at Mount Allison combines international-related courses in political science, as well as economics or modern languages.

International politics courses include such topics as:

  • Intro to political science and international relations
  • Foreign policy
  • Global governance
  • International political economy

Find a list of international politics courses in the academic calendar – politics and international relations.

*Students who complete a major in international relations may not complete a minor in international politics.

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