AIC’s International Studies program offers a multidisciplinary analysis of the politics, geography, economics, and history of societies around the world.
For students looking for a global perspective that balances breadth and depth, this program is your entry into the world of international affairs. International Studies prepares students for a wide range of careers in today’s global community, including:
Note: Foreign language is a crucial component of both the program and a comprehensive international education.
You’ll experience a comprehensive interdisciplinary course of study that provides a broad yet in-depth knowledge of world affairs.
Graduating prepares you to work in a variety of international settings such as public affairs and foreign service.
Modern foreign language study (SLS not eligible) through at least intermediate level, with strong recommendation for eight semesters (may be waived at discretion of program chairperson if student demonstrates fluency in a second language)
Selection of a specialization consisting of at least four courses in one of the following areas (additional specializations possible subject to approval by program chairperson):
The International Economy: ECO1401, ECO1402, ECO2400, ECO3250, IBS1400, IBS210, IBS316, IBS335, POL364
International Conflict and Diplomacy: HST2610, POL211 (European Integration), HST311, HST390, HST392, HST308 (Cold War), ECO1400, POL3410, POL212, POL3420, POL316
European Studies: HST1510, HST2610, POL2610 (European Integration), HST307, (Modern Germany), HST308, (Cold War), HST367, HST392; any modern European language literature or literature in translation course.
With the chairperson’s permission, ISM300, may be repeated once to fill a specialization requirement. ISM390, (Study Abroad) and INS4899, (Internship) may by used with the chairman’s permission to fill a specialization requirement.
One semester of modern foreign language study on campus or one course on world literature in translation (may be waived at discretion of chairperson if student demonstrates ability in a second language); foreign language study through at least the intermediate level is highly recommended.
© 2015 American International College