• Overview
  • Build your international IQ.

    We live in an increasingly interconnected world. Professionals in business, economics, government, human services and other fields work frequently across borders to address the challenges that face our global community.

    In this program, you will learn about international political, economic and social issues, become proficient in a foreign language, and develop expertise in a region of the globe that interests you. You will also spend at least 12 weeks abroad immersed in an international culture.

    International studies students are able to customize their educational experience. In addition to a core of common courses, students select an issues emphasis and a regional emphasis which shape the courses taken during the junior and senior years.

    Issue Emphases:

    • International Relations
    • International Economics and Business
    • Global Resources and Development

    Regional Emphases:

    • Latin America
    • Europe
    • Asia/Africa
  • Degree Fit
  • This program could be a good fit if you:
    • Enjoy international travel
    • Like to learn about other cultures
    • Are interested in global issues
    • Want to work internationally
  • Career Outcomes
  • With this degree, you could become a/an:
    • Foreign services professional
    • Businessperson
    • Employee for a governmental agency or nongovernmental organization (NGO)
    • International relations specialist
    • Humanitarian
    • Consultant
    • Teacher
    • Peace Corp volunteer
    • Lawyer (with additional education)
    • International economics professional
    • Journalist
    • Diplomat
    • Officer in the U.S. military