International Studies is an interdisciplinary degree program emphasizing global awareness and foreign language skills as preparation for careers in international service or international business. Its multifaceted curriculum is designed to introduce you to the complex cultural, socioeconomic, and geopolitical realities of today’s world and to foster analytical thinking paired with effective communication in a foreign language of your choice. You can choose one emphasis from the following:
Modernization, development, and Environment
War and Peace Studies
Society, Cultures, and Tradition
International Studies majors become highly proficient in understanding global affairs through studying the culture, history, and political economy of the regions outside the United States. You will also acquire a second language and experience another culture by studying abroad.