What can I do with a major in...International Studies?
Course catalog | Department website
International Studies is a broad, interdisciplinary program with a flexible curriculum that emphasizes the development of knowledge and analytical approaches needed to understand the contemporary global system.
The International Studies department offers three thematic options: Globalization and Development, International Relations, and Comparative Cultures and Societies.
- Globalization and Development: Focus on the processes of political, economic and sociocultural change that accompany globalization and development, with an emphasis on developing nations.
- International Relations: Focus on the major interactions among nations, including politics, trade and intercultural communication. Also includes consideration of international organizations and non-governmental organizations.
- Comparative Cultures and Societies: Focus on cross-cultural and comparative study of societies and cultures, including the arts, literature, politics and social organization.
International Studies provides excellent training for students interested in careers with private and governmental organizations that operate in a global context.
What is my next step?
- Talk with a student majoring in International Studies
- Speak with an International Studies professor
- Take an International Studies course
- Research careers in the International Studies field
- Conduct informational interviews
- Network with International Studies professionals
- Volunteer or work part time in an International position
- Visit The Center for International Studies in Tallent Hall
- Visit the UW-Parkside Career Center
For more information
http://www.uwp.edu Keyword: International Studies
The Career Center, Wyllie D173
http://www.uwp.edu Keyword: Career Center