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  Dec 16, 2017
USC Catalogue 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International Policy and Management Minor

The minor in international policy and management brings together courses from the School of International Relations, dealing with the new global challenges, specific regions of the world and international organizations and policies, and the USC Price School of Public Policy dealing with core management skills and public policy processes. Students will gain an understanding of the changes and challenges transforming the world and a taste of the policy and management skills to deal with them. To increase their understanding of the context and application of these concepts, students must complete a semester-long internship either in Washington, D.C. or Los Angeles with an organization that has an international focus.

Students take three courses in international relations, including the gateway course, IR 305w Managing New Global Problems , three courses in public policy and management, and an approved internship through the School of International Relations (IR 491x ).

Required Courses from International Relations:

From Public Policy:

The public policy component requires the completion of the following three options:

Additional Requirements


Each student is required to complete an approved internship with an international focus. Students take a twounit internship through the School of International Relations (IR 491 ).