International Studies, BA

Program Description

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.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe histories, institutions, values, and norms of various cultures
  2. Apply theories in international studies to interpret current global issues
  3. Analyze issues from the perspectives of other cultural traditions
  4. Defend views on international cultures or issues with clear and well-reasoned arguments