Interested in joining the government sector, working for international organizations or learning about politics on a global scale? Choose international studies and tailor the program to your career goals.
Prepare for numerous employment paths in industry and government, or lay an excellent foundation for law school, doctoral programs and other postgraduate education. In addition to taking a wide range of courses, you'll have opportunities for internships and independent research with faculty to gain a deep understanding of international politics.
Get work experience in government or a related field while earning course credit through an internship with support from the department.
Learn to communicate effectively about complex ideas and gain understanding of a wide variety perspectives.
Tailor your course of study to your specific interest, from politics and international relations to public administration and more.
Our graduates have gone on to work in government, nonprofit organizations, international diplomacy, law and more.
What You’ll Study
Gain proficiency in critical thinking, writing and the analysis of politics and theories of international studies. Specialize in an area that interests you with our flexible course requirements. For an edge in pursuing future graduate studies, our intensive major offers additional coursework and a research project culminating in a senior thesis.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Handling sensitive or delicate situations with tact, sensitivity and professionalism
Promoting or defending a cause or issue often using awareness, education and policy change
Learning about and respecting diverse cultures and beliefs
Examining their impact and effectiveness in achieving specific goals or objectives
Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems
Creating professional written content for inclusion in scholarly journal articles, books and reports
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.