Undergraduates currently enrolled at UT who wish to declare an international relations and global studies major must apply for an internal college transfer. To complete the transfer process, students are required to attend an internal transfer information session, held frequently throughout the semester.
Prospective University of Texas at Austin students should visit UT Admissions to learn about the application process and how to declare a major.
Visit the International Relations and Global Studies degree plan to see all required courses for the IRG major in the College of Liberal Arts.
Learn more about the IRG requirements and view course descriptions.
Students narrow their focus by selecting one of four available tracks:
- Culture, Media, and the Arts
- International Security
- Science, Technology, and the Environment
- International Political Economy
IRG students will learn about variety of topics with an international focus including: world history, art, culture, communication, economics, the environment, geography, government, science, and technology. Students will also study abroad and acquire advanced language proficiency.
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