Campus Advisories

GW classes canceled; administrative and academic offices closed on March 21

04:27am, Wednesday, March 21, 2018

GW classes are canceled, administrative and academic offices are closed, and activities and events will not take place on Wednesday, March 21 at all of our Washington metropolitan area campuses and locations because of inclement weather.

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Tool Requirement

Students may choose between either a language or a statistical skills option to fulfill the 3-credit tool requirement.

Language Option

If the language option is selected, the student can test out either through coursework or by taking a diagnostic exam prior to their first semester. Students who test out of a language have three extra credits to apply to their concentrations.

Statistics Option

This option may be fulfilled by demonstrating proficiency, by a grade of B or better, in a graduate-level statistics course. This requirement may be met by taking one of the following:

  • IAFF 6501 Quantitative Analysis for International Affairs Professionals, or
  • IAFF 6198 Advanced Quantitative Analysis