BA in International Studies

General

Program Description

The International Studies program is an interdisciplinary program that helps students develop their critical reading, writing, research, and problem-solving skills with a curriculum that focuses on historical and contemporary dimensions of complex global issues.

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Sample courses include:

  • Evolution of the Modern Nation State
  • International Conflict Cooperation
  • International Movements in the 20th and 21st Centuries
  • Cultural Analysis
  • International Political Economy
  • Identities and Boundaries

DePaul’s Academic Catalog and our International Studies webpage offer comprehensive information regarding our BA degree requirements, core class options and opportunities to pursue a variety of combined degree programs with a range of concentrations. This link shows a visual map of the different degree combinations available for International Studies students! For students who do not wish to or are unable to pursue a major in International Studies, we also offer an International Studies Minor which offers students the opportunity to gain a basic grounding in a rigorous, interdisciplinary approach to international affairs.

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To apply, follow the instructions on the DePaul Application webpage. For additional questions regarding Admission and Aid, please visit DePaul's Admission Website. This website contains detailed undergraduate admission information for students across all colleges.

We maintain an active presence on social media. Be sure to follow us on Twitter (@DePaulINT), LinkedIn (@INT Studies DePaul University), Facebook (@DePaul University International Studies Department), and Instagram (@intdepaul) for events, career/internship opportunities and more!

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Last updated Aug 2019

About the School

The Department of International Studies uses an interdisciplinary framework to explore the historical and contemporary dimensions of complex global issues. Students in this area develop skills in rese ... Read More

The Department of International Studies uses an interdisciplinary framework to explore the historical and contemporary dimensions of complex global issues. Students in this area develop skills in research and analysis and cultivate a critical awareness of the relationships of power and inequality that shape conflict and development at local and global scales. Read less