Academic Programs

International Studies (General) Major and Minor

Students passing papersThe International Studies Program combines social sciences and humanities to examine international problems and change. Using a diverse, multidisciplinary approach, the Program encourages undergraduate students to look at our increasingly interdependent world in order to learn how to study it and understand its politics, societies, economies, and cultures.


International Studies (Master of Arts)

Professor Lucero lecturingThis interdisciplinary graduate curriculum draws on both area studies and other disciplines in molding a new approach to the study of international affairs. This program is intended to help students approach a profession with a better understanding of how to relate it to an increasingly interdependent world. The MAIS emphasizes inquiry-based, critical analytic and writing skills that public and private employers demand.