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Welcome to the International Studies major at the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences!

International studies is an interdisciplinary major that provides extensive course offerings for students interested in gaining a greater understanding of the world outside the United States. The major allows students to develop concentrations under the broad umbrella of either art and culture on the one hand, or history, law, and government on the other.

International studies also provides students with the opportunity to strengthen their foreign language skills and experience other cultures through study abroad. From "the world community" to "the global economy," international studies provides students with an ideal platform to launch a career in a host of international related fields.


David Kilroy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of History and Political Science
College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Why Choose This Major?

  • International studies offers an interdisciplinary approach to the global environment and allows students to explore in depth a particular region or regions outside the United States.
  • International studies students have the opportunity to enhance their chosen area of study by pursuing a study abroad experience and through advanced language courses.
  • International studies offers the ideal platform for students interested in careers that demand global awareness and an understanding of world cultures.

Click here to learn about career opportunities for graduates of this program.

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