The international studies major is designed to offer a broad perspective on the discipline while preparing students either for direct entry into government, business or professional service, or for graduate study in international relations, international trade or a related field. The program emphasizes foreign language training, as well as strong theoretical and analytical orientation with equal emphasis on normative and empirical approaches. For more information, click on "Major" above.


The minor is designed to enhance the educational experience of the student by adding a global perspective to his/her major field of study.  Completion of the minor includes three required courses (IS 103, IS 104, and IS 275) and three elective International Studies courses offered at the 300- or 400-level. For more information, click on "Minor" above.