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Undergraduate Program in International Studies




The Program of Study

The Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (BAIS) draws its courses from numerous departments in the College of Arts and Letters and throughout the university. Students can choose courses from a large number of disciplines including history, geography, political science, anthropology, economics, philosophy, languages, communication and women's studies.

All students are required to take:

  • a common core of courses in history, political science, and geography.

  • elective courses in various disciplines which have substantial international content.

  • a senior seminar that enhances writing, research, and oral presentation skills.

If you would like more detailed information about the program requirements and offerings, please visit the Curriculum pages.