International Studies

The international studies major is ideal for students who wish to take an interdisciplinary approach to world affairs. Building on a core of study in history and political science, students choose from additional courses within the department and other disciplines to construct an individualized program providing perspective on contemporary global issues.

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Gregory Vitarbo
Head, History, Political Science, and International Studies Department
214 Joyner Hall
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(919) 760-8089

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The flexibility of the international studies program allows the possibility of additional majors and minors, while the major is also an ideal pathway to pursue study abroad. International studies majors regularly go on to graduate or law school and pursue jobs in international business, the foreign service, non-profit and non-governmental organizations, travel and tourism, and many other areas.

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