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Bachelor of Arts in International Studies

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Gain an immersive understanding of international affairs

Acquire critical knowledge and practical skillsets

The International Studies program offers an enriching experience to students, providing them with the chance to explore a variety of disciplines.

Through acquiring factual knowledge and theoretical-analytical skills in international affairs, as well as through taking part in their internship program, participants can gain valuable, practical, and professional growth.

Further specialization is available for those interested in areas such as American Studies or African studies - along with various other minors like Gender Studies or Business Administration.

Broaden your understanding of international affairs

Gain invaluable insight into diverse cultures and become an expert on the global community

Bachelor of Arts in International Studies Major core courses

Major Core Courses

  • Comparative Political Systems
  • International History since 1914
  • International Economics
  • International Law
  • Social Theory
  • Theories of International Relations
Bachelor of Arts in International Studies Concentration courses

Concentration Courses

  • International Security
  • International Political Economy
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • Development Policy
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Environmental Management
  • Anthropology of Development
  • Model United Nations
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Middle Eastern Politics
  • International Migration
  • Women and Economic Development
Bachelor of Arts in International Studies Career opportunities

Career Opportunities

The Bachelor of Arts in International Studies program equips students with the necessary skills to pursue a variety of career paths.

With a 67% employment rate, graduates have excellent opportunities in communication and information departments, advertising and marketing agencies, media institutions, NGOs, or international organizations,  just to name a few.

Furthermore, they may decide to embark on higher studies related to this field.

Bachelor of Arts in International Studies Intended Learning Outcomes

Intended Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the BAIS program are expected to:

Demonstrate knowledge of world history, geography, economics, and 135 international affairs;

Demonstrate an understanding of either international relations or development studies, both at the theoretical and empirical levels;

Be prepared either to function professionally in various sectors and institutions in an international environment, or to continue studies at the graduate level.

Bachelor of Arts in International Studies catalog

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Graduation class: 2011