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International Affairs Major and Minor

The Bachelor of Arts degree in International Affairs permits students to choose from concentrations in Anthropology, Canadian Studies, History, Modern Languages (French, German, or Spanish), Political Science, or Women’s Studies. In their first two years, students are encouraged to complete their General Education course requirements and the core courses in the six International Affairs disciplines. Study abroad is an integral part of International Affairs. All of our majors are strongly encouraged to spend one or two semesters in study abroad.

Core requirements:
36 credit hours from each concentration’s IA course list

Each concentration adds its own course requirements for its IA majors

International Affairs Minor:
18 credit hours from each concentration’s IA course list


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International Affairs
115 North Stevens Hall
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: 207-581-1868 | Fax: 207-581-4856E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469