Bachelor of Arts in 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 U.S. national security, including courses on political violence, and national and global terrorism. At the same time, majors are able to study the causes of conflict and to promote a sustainable international peace.

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