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Courses & Program Requirements

The following summarizes the requirements and suggested sequence of required courses in the International Relations (IR) specialist and IR major programs.

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS SPECIALIST PROGRAM

International Relations Specialist Program Completion Requirements

Year 1, 2, 3 and 4

Completion Requirements: 13 full courses or the equivalent

Year 1:

  1. One FCE from: ECO100Y1/​( ECO101H1, ECO102H1)/ ECO105Y1
  2. One FCE from:
    GGR112H1
    HIS102Y1/​ HIS103Y1
    MUN101H1/​ MUN102H1/​ MUN105Y1 (in Munk One)
    POL101Y1
    TRN150Y1/​ TRN151Y1/​ TRN152Y1 (in Trinity One)
    VIC181H1, VIC183H1, VIC184H1, VIC185H1 (in Vic One)
  3. One FCE from:
    One introductory modern language or MAT133Y1/​ MAT137Y1/​( MAT135H1, MAT136H1)
    Or a statistics course from social science departments (e.g. POL222H1+ POL232H1 for students with the prerequisites, from e.g. Advance Placement)

Year 2 (3 FCEs):

  1. ECO230Y1, POL208Y1, TRN250Y1

Year 3 (3.5 FCEs):

  1. 1 FCE from:
    ECO320H1/​ ECO341H1/​ ECO342H1/​ ECO362H1/​ ECO364H1/​ ECO365H1/​ ECO368H1
  2. 1 FCE from:
    HIS311Y1/​ HIS312H1/​ HIS324H1/​ HIS330H1/​ HIS334Y1/​ HIS338H1/​ HIS341Y1/​ HIS343H1/​ HIS344H1/​ HIS347H1/​ HIS350H1/​ HIS359H1/​ HIS361H1/​ HIS364H1/​ HIS377H1/​ HIS379H1/​
    HIS385H1/​ HIS397H1
  3. 1 FCE from:
    ANT452H1/​ ECO200Y1/​ ECO202Y1/​ ECO206Y1/​ ECO208Y1/​ ECO324H1/​ ECO341H1/​ ECO342H1/​
    ECO362H1/​ ECO364H1/​ ECO365H1/​ ECO368H1/​ EUR200Y1/​ GGR314H1/​ GGR326H1/​
    GGR329H1/​ GGR439H1/​ JHA384H1/​ JPA376H1/​ LAS200H1/​ LAS201H1/​ NMC378H1/​
    POL300H1/​ POL302Y1/​ POL312Y1/​ POL323Y1/​ POL324H1/​ POL326Y1POL329H1/​ POL330Y1/​ POL340Y1/​ POL343Y1/​ POL361H1/​ POL362H1/​ POL371H1/​ POL372H1/​ POL377H1
  4. 5 FCE from:
    ECO351H1/​ TRN307H1/​ TRN308H1/​ TRN377Y1/​
    Or any of the above not previously counted

Year 4 (3.5 FCEs)

  1. 1 FCE from: TRN419Y1/​ TRN421Y1
  2. 5 FCE from:
    ECO403H1/​ ECO419H1/​ ECO429H1/​ ECO430Y1/​ ECO431H1/​ ECO459H1/​ ECO465H1
    GGR418H1/​ GGR419H1/​ GGR430H1, GLA2050H1
    HIS401H1/​ HIS402H1/​ HIS405Y1/​ HIS411H1/​ HIS415Y1/​ HIS416H1/​ HIS417H1/​ HIS429H1/​
    HIS430H1/​ HIS439H1/​ HIS445H1/​ HIS451H1/​ HIS457H1/​ HIS458Y1/​ HIS465Y1/​ HIS470H1/​
    HIS471H1/​ HIS473H1/​ HIS479H1/​ HIS487H1/​ HIS488H1/​ HIS492H1/​ HIS493H1/​ HIS494H1/​ HIS498H1
    POL409H1/​ POL410H1/​ POL411H1/​ POL412H1/​ POL413H1/​ POL417Y1/​ POL435H1/​
    POL441H1/​ POL442H1/​ POL445H1/​ POL456Y1/​ POL457Y1/​ POL459Y1/​ POL466H1/​
    POL467H1/​ POL468H1/​ POL469H1/​ POL472H1
    TRN409H1/​ TRN410H1/​ VIC476H1

 

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS MAJOR PROGRAM

International Relations Major Program Completion Requirements

Year 1, 2, 3 and 4

Completion Requirements: 7.5 full courses or the equivalent

Year 1 (2 FCEs)

  1. One FCE from: ECO100Y1/​( ECO101H1, ECO102H1)/ ECO105Y1
  2. One FCE from:
    GGR112H1
    HIS102Y1/​ HIS103Y1
    MUN101H1/​ MUN102H1/​ MUN105Y1 (in Munk One)
    POL101Y1
    TRN150Y1/​ TRN151Y1/​ TRN152Y1 (in Trinity One)
    VIC181H1, VIC183H1, VIC184H1, VIC185H1 (in Vic One)

Year 2 (3 FCEs)

  1. ECO230Y1
  2. POL208Y1
  3. TRN250Y1

Year 3 (2 FCEs)

  1. 1 FCE from:
    HIS311Y1/​ HIS312H1/​ HIS324H1/​ HIS330H1/​ HIS334Y1/​ HIS338H1/​ HIS341Y1/​ HIS343H1/​ HIS344H1/​ HIS347H1/​ HIS350H1/​ HIS359H1/​ HIS361H1/​ HIS364H1/​ HIS377H1/​ HIS379H1/​
    HIS385H1/​ HIS397H1/​ TRN307H1/​ TRN308H1
  2. 1 FCE from:
    ANT452H1/​ ECO200Y1/​ ECO202Y1/​ ECO206Y1/​ ECO208Y1/​ ECO324H1/​ ECO341H1/​ ECO342H1/​
    ECO362H1/​ ECO364H1/​ ECO365H1/​ ECO368H1/​ EUR200Y1/​ GGR314H1/​ GGR326H1/​
    GGR329H1/​ GGR439H1/​ JHA384H1/​ JPA376H1/​ LAS200H1/​ LAS201H1/​ NMC378H1/​
    POL300H1/​ POL302Y1POL312Y1/​ POL323Y1/​ POL324H1/​ POL326Y1POL329H1/ ​POL330Y1/​ POL340Y1/​​
    POL343Y1/​ POL361H1/​ POL362H1/​ POL371H1/​ POL372H1/​ POL377H1

Year 4 (0.5 FCEs)
TRN410H1 Researching Critical Cases in Contemporary International Relations

 

Note: Those students choosing to add a Focus should be guided in their selection of courses at the third and fourth year level by the courses listed in the specific Focus group they choose.

COURSE CALENDAR & TIMETABLE

Trinity students enroll in and take courses offered by the Faculty of Arts & Science. The two main tools used for course selection and enrollment are the Faculty of Arts & Science Calendar, which includes information on courses, programs and the rules and regulations of the university, and the Faculty of Arts & Science Registration Instructions and Timetable, which contain scheduling information and enrollment procedures. If you have any questions about the Calendar or Timetable, please contact the Office of the Registrar: 416-978-2687 or registrar@trinity.utoronto.ca.

Contact Us:

Ms. Marilyn Laville
Program Administrator, International Relations Program
irpro@trinity.utoronto.ca
416-946-8950