International Studies Department
International Studies

International Studies

  • The International Studies major enables students to act competently & conscientiously within an increasingly interconnected world.  Students will acquire multiple perspectives on global patterns & local contexts through a broad interdisciplinary curriculum, while having the opportunity to focus on a specific world region, international issue, or subject area. 

    Seattle University students can also connect their knowledge of society, politics, economics, & culture to real world situations through direct foreign experience, senior research projects and internship work.  An international studies degree thus equips our students to pursue further study & internationally oriented careers in fields such as government, business, law, communications, development and education.

    Degrees offered: BA., minor



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  • News and Events

    Joyce Keeley and Alex Ozkan receive prestigious awards. More here.

    Anne Fikes '13 heads to Oxford to pursue a master's in comparative social policy. More here.

    Erica Snyder-Drummond '15 was awarded First Place in the Imagining the World International Photo Competition for her photo "In the Mosque." More here.

    Senior Joyce Keeley and junior Logan Peppin received travel grants through the university's International Development Internship Program. Keeley heads to northern Kenya to work with Jesuit Refugees Services; Peppin is continuing her studies at the University of Cape Town. More here.