International & Area Studies is an interdisciplinary program designed to build student expertise in particular world regions. Coursework explores diverse international issues including globalization; global population, migration, and health; international conflict, terrorism, governance, and law; imperialism, decolonization, and development; and the role of gender, race, and class in international contexts.
- Describe histories, institutions, values, and norms of various cultures
- Apply theories in international studies to interpret current global issues
- Analyze issues from the perspectives of other cultural traditions
- Defend views on international cultures or issues with clear and well-reasoned arguments