As an International Studies graduate, your knowledge of historical, political, social and cultural contexts can give you an edge in an international business environment. The program prepares you for more successful interactions with counterparts locally and around the world, making you a highly valued team member and future leader.
My educational background has definitely helped me in my career thus far. As part of my job, I need to be able to synthesize vast amounts of information from different sources into a cohesive picture. Being able to communicate effectively is a vital skill in any career, and the courses in the INST program gave me plenty of opportunities to hone that skill.
See below a list of courses that are required for INST majors and are relevant for this career path:
See below a list of examples of elective courses that count towards the INST major and are relevant for this career path:
In addition to the INST major, you can take courses from other programs in SU, and may obtain an additional major or minor. See below a list of potential minors and/or courses that are relevant for this career path (some of these courses have prerequisites. Please consult with SU Catalog)
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Our International Studies degree prepares you for a wide and flexible range of careers on graduating. Find out what career pathways are common among our alumni.
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"I learned to respectfully relate with people from other cultures, while adapting to their social norms." Ruth Yohannes '19
Felipe Murtinho, PhD
Student Executive Council (SEC) Representative