International Studies Program
Upon completion of the baccalaureate degree, students in International Studies are expected to:
- Understand the connections between countries;
- Describe the impact of international events or arrangements at the regional, national, and local levels in at least one major area of the world;
- Articulate how historical processes, such as colonialism, post-colonialism, and globalization, have led to our current situation in general, and to specific conditions in at least one area of the world;
- Analyze and describe global issues both qualitatively and quantitatively, using approaches from both the humanities and the social sciences;
- Demonstrate a basic command of at least two appropriate disciplinary approaches, such as economics, sociology (demographics), political science, history, literature, popular culture, environmental studies, cultural studies, or regional studies;
- Apply interdisciplinary approaches, including foreign language skills and international experience, to research and present specific global issues.