Gordon College is one of the nation’s premier Christian colleges and located just north of Boston. We offer students extraordinary access to leading-edge opportunities for intellectual, professional, and leadership development to address the increasingly complex challenges of a global society. Gordon stands apart from other outstanding institutions in New England by combining an exceptional education with an informed Christian faith.
In consultation with an advisor, each student will meet the core requirements of the major. A minimum of 40 credits must be taken in the major, not including any language credits. Ordinarily students will take 300-level courses in their junior or senior years. ECB 416/POL 416 serves as the culminating seminar. Students planning graduate work in this field are advised to take an additional 16 credits of related coursework in consultation with the academic advisor, at least 8 credits of which should be outside the Department of Economics and Business and the Department of Political Science.
The international field experience may be an appropriate course of study, internship or other experience as approved by the student’s academic advisor and the Global Education Office. Ordinarily it will complement a student’s language and elective preparation.
International Development Concentration (12 credits)
Students interested in international development may complete a concentration which provides requisite training in international economics and international politics, understanding the domestic, international and historical contexts that affect international development.
Required courses (8 credits)
May also count toward regional and general elective credits for international affairs major.