"What Can I Do With a Major in...International Studies?"
Why Major in International Studies?
Bachelor of Arts Degree
The graduate with a Bachelor degree in International Studies will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:
- Develop an awareness of how the world's systems are interdependent and how local economic and social patterns have a global impact beyond their effect on individual lives.
- Understand and analyze critical topics in international affairs and global issues.
- Demonstrate knowledge of various social movements and organizations that have created and are creating, goals and values that transcend national cultures and ideologies.
- Communicate program-specific knowledge effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively at the intermediate level in a foreign language.
- Employ the discipline's theories, approaches, and methods in order to examine and understand past, present, and possible future international interactions.
- Develop a sensitivity and respect for other cultures, and an ability to interact with consideration and compassion in a complex, diverse, and globalized world.
Related Career Titles
|Community Relations Director||Military|
|Cross Cultural Trainer||Non-Profit Organizations|
|Customs Inspector||Peace Corps|
|Diplomatic Officer||Private Foundation Director|
|Disaster/Disease Relief||Product Manager|
|FBI Agent||Program Administration|
|Foreign Affairs Analyst||Program Evaluator|
|Fundraiser||Public Affairs Research Analyst|
|Government Worker||Public Health|
|Humanitarian Relief Worker||Public Policy|
|Immigration Specialist||Public Relations|
|International/Community Development||Public Service|
|International Education||Publishing Companies|
|International Financial Analyst||Social Entrepreneur|
|International Marketing Specialist||Study Abroad Coordinator|
|International Consultant||United Nations Worker|
|Labor Relations Specialist||Volunteer Coordinator|
Related Job Listings/Job Search Website
Agency for International Trade Information and Cooperation
American Foreign Service Association
American Institute for Foreign Study
American Translators Association
Federation of International Trade Associations
Foreign Policy Association
International Association of Business Communicators
International Center for Journalists
International Public Relations Associations
International Studies Association
World Trade Organization
Four-Year Academic Plan
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