International Studies - Peace and Global Security Concentration
International studies is a multidisciplinary major designed to meet the needs of students seeking the broadly based international perspective required for successful careers in education, government, international business, law, national and homeland security, humanitarian relief, and social entrepreneurship. The curriculum includes a core of required courses, a concentration, a foreign language requirement, an international and/or cross-cultural experiential component, and a senior capstone seminar. The experiential component may be satisfied through study abroad, internship, language immersion, service, or work experience.
This concentration's curriculum addresses the political, institutional and ethical questions related to maintaining our national security, including courses on political violence, and national and global terrorism.
Recommended languages: Arabic, French, Mandarin Chinese, Russian
For more information, visit the international studies program website.
Program requirements can be found in the online Catalog. Simply select the area of study and click "Explore".
A variety of opportunities are available to students majoring in international studies. Whether you're curious what career opportunities await you; what internships, research projects or student clubs are available; or who your professors will be, we can help you find the answers.