Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (BAIS)

General

Program Description

Through the International Studies program. students are offered the opportunity to acquire factual knowledge, theoretical and analytical skills in international affairs. while gaining valuable. practical and professional experience through an internship program. Students choose to specialize in either International Relations or International Cooperation and Development. Students can also pursue a minor in American Studies, African Studies. Gender Studies. Human Resource Development. Communication Studies, Organizational Studies, Computer Science, or Business Administration.

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Major Core Courses

  • Comparative Political Systems
  • International History since 1914
  • International Economics
  • International Law
  • Social Theory
  • Theories of International Relations

Concentration Courses

  • International Security
  • International Political Economy
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • Development Policy
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Environmental Management
  • Anthropology of Development
  • Model United Nations
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Middle Eastern Politics
  • International Immigration
  • Women and Economic Development

Career Opportunities

The program prepares students for a range of careers in government agencies, international organizations, NGOs. and in business; students work in economic sectors such as banking, finance, natural resources, energy, and real estate.

Graduates have also pursued Master's and Doctoral degrees in Morocco and abroad.

67% is the employment rate of International Studies graduates.

This degree, like all other Al Akhawayn University degrees, is a state diploma (Bulletin Officiel no.5998).

Last updated Jul 2020

About the School

Inaugurated in 1995 by His Majesty King Hassan II and Crown Prince Abdallah bin Abdel-Aziz of Saudi Arabia, Al Akhawayn University redefines the classic American liberal arts educational experience at ... Read More

Inaugurated in 1995 by His Majesty King Hassan II and Crown Prince Abdallah bin Abdel-Aziz of Saudi Arabia, Al Akhawayn University redefines the classic American liberal arts educational experience at an affordable price on an architecturally stunning modern campus amidst the beauty of Morocco's Middle Atlas Mountains. Read less