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Government & Foreign Affairs Major

What is a Government and Foreign Affairs Major?

Government and Foreign Affairs major involves domestic and international political activities. This includes diplomatic work, building and maintaining international relationships, and activities in U.S. federal, state and local government.

 

What makes Walsh's Government and Foreign Affairs major unique?

  • Strong Political Foundation. Students gain an understanding of American and global political systems, as well as political theory.
  • Global Perspective. Students learn how the global political atmosphere influences American life and government.

In addition, students have the option to enroll in Walsh's new 4+1 Program for non-business majors who would like to supplement their bachelor's degree with an MBA. Through the program, students simultaneously earn undergraduate and graduate credit for Walsh's MBA Prep Series courses, saving both time and money as students pursue their advanced degree. 

Generally speaking, what courses will I need to take?

Since history shapes political systems, Government and Foreign Affairs students also take a selected amount of history courses. Additional major-related classes include:

  • American Government
  • International Politics
  • Political Thought