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As we all know, the world is a socially shrinking place. With the advent of social media people have cultural access to more places than ever and are making many global connections. With a degree in International Studies you will be prepared to work in a global environment. This may mean you live and work abroad, you live in the United States and travel abroad for work, or you work and live in the United States while focusing on international issues. Here are some examples of what recent graduates are doing now:
International Studies majors must complete 19 credits of core courses and electives across the best variety of courses, campus-wide. The IS program could boast being one of the most interdisciplinary programs on campus.
Students in the program are required to study at least two years of one foreign language--usually in the region they are specializing.
Majors in International Studies concentrate on a pair of 2 tracks: Global & Regional. Global tracks focus studies on issues of governmental, cultural, and economic importance. Regional tracks direct studies towards one area of the world where those issues are of high interest. For example, a student may major in International Studies with a concentration in "Economic Systems of Latin America" or "Culture and Social Issues of Asia and The Pacific Rim". Read more on the two types of tracks below.