International Affairs, BA

Director: Lowell Barrington, Ph.D.
Interdisciplinary Major in International Affairs

The major offers an interdisciplinary study of international affairs. Students take core courses in international politics and economics and, for the major, additional courses in history, languages, culture and other areas to complete one of the following concentrations:

  • Area Studies
  • Cross-Cultural Studies
  • International Political Economy
  • International Political-Military Relations
  • Peace Studies
  • Individualized (students design a customized concentration)

Students gain a solid base of knowledge regarding international affairs and the ability to integrate the diverse perspectives of several disciplines to recognize subtle understandings of complex problems. For more information, visit the Interdisciplinary Major/Minor in International Affairs website.