Certificate in International Affairs

The Certificate in International Affairs can enhance the employment opportunities of Tech students pursuing majors outside of International Affairs by adding an international dimension to their field of study. The certificate also broadens the preparation of students who intend to pursue graduate education in medicine, law, or business. Many Tech graduates have reported that the Certificate in International Affairs is a very useful addition to one's resumé when interviewing for jobs. Earning a certificate adds both breadth and depth to a student's education.

Requirements

  1. The student must complete twelve semester hours of coursework that include INTA 1110 (Introduction to International Relations) and nine semester hours of advanced, upper-level INTA coursework (numbered 3000 or above). A student may petition to allow three hours of advanced upper-level, non-International Affairs coursework to count toward completion of the certificate if that coursework is clearly relevant to International Affairs.
  2. All courses for the certificate must be taken on a letter-grade basis, and a grade of C or better is required in each course counted toward the certificate.
  3. To receive the Certificate in International Affairs, the student must complete all requirements for a bachelor's degree at Georgia Tech.
  4. No more than six credits of special topics (4803) and three credits of special problems (4903) may be used towards the certificate.
  5. International Affairs majors are NOT eligible for the Certificate in International Affairs.

Courses that qualify for the certificate:

Required:

INTA 1110: Introduction to International Relations

Pick three courses from the following:

At least two courses must be INTA. Students may request to have one course outside of INTA considered for the certificate.

  • INTA 3010 - International Technology Transfer

  • INTA 3031 - Human Rights in a Technological World

  • INTA 3101 - International Institutions

  • INTA 3102 - The Problem of Proliferation

  • INTA 3103 - Challenge of Terrorism

  • INTA 3104 - International Negotiations

  • INTA 3110 - U.S. Foreign Policy

  • INTA 3120 - European Security Issues

  • INTA 3121 - Foreign Policies of Russia and Eurasia

  • INTA 3130 - Foreign Policy of China

  • INTA 3131 - Pacific Security Issues

  • INTA 3203 - Comparative Politics

  • INTA 3220 - Government and Politics of Germany

  • INTA 3221 - Post-Soviet Government and Politics

  • INTA 3230 - Government and Politics of China

  • INTA 3231 - Government and Politics of Japan

  • INTA 3240 - Government and Politics of Africa

  • INTA 3241 - Government and Politics of Latin America

  • INTA 3301 - International Political Economy

  • INTA 3303 - Political Economy of Development

  • INTA 3304 - International Trade and Production

  • INTA 3321 - Political Economy of European Integration

  • INTA 3330 - Political Economy of China

  • INTA 3331 - Political Economy of Japan

  • INTA 3750 - International Language Policy

  • INTA 4007 - Intelligence and International Security

  • INTA 4011 - Technology and Military Organizations

  • INTA 4050 - International Affairs and Technology Policy Making

  • INTA 4121 - Seminar in Europe: Europe Security

  • INTA 4101 - Politics of the Vietnam War

  • INTA 4230 - Seminar in Europe: Europe Union

  • INTA 4230 - Chinese Politics

  • INTA 4331 - Chinese Institutions

  • INTA 4240 - Argentine Politics

  • INTA 4241 - Third World Democratization

  • INTA 4330 - Seminar in China: Chinese Economic Reform

  • INTA 4340 - Latin American Economies

  • INTA 4801-2-3 - Special Topics

  • INTA 4901-2-3 - Special Problems