The world is more connected than ever before. People from all different career and academic backgrounds are working with colleagues and cultures from around the world. An international studies degree from UND will provide you with the tools to succeed in our global society.
The B.A. in International Studies from UND is highly flexible and can be customized according to your interests and career goals. You'll study from a broad base of topics, and will then work closely with the program’s advisor to customize the degree. A few of the areas you’ll study include:
- World/regional geography
- World religions
- International politics
International studies provides an extensive amount of events, services and organizations to make sure you are comfortable and excited about learning.
By utilizing partnerships with the American College of Norway and other universities, you could take your international education to a whole new level. There are study abroad programs available in over 40 countries.
By making strong international connections with students, professors and host families around the globe, you’re able to create an extensive network of colleagues and friends to keep your entire life.
The large amount of flexibility with the international studies major means that graduates of the program continue on into many different fields. This degree serves as excellent preparation for both further study and careers in areas such as:
- Peace Corps/U.N./global non-profit/NGOs
- International studies, peace studies
- Diplomacy, global relations
- U.S. foreign service officer (Department of State)
- English as a second language teaching (overseas)
- Forensic scientist/criminalist
- Language instruction/education (double-majors)
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Class of 2020
Fighting for Rights
UND international studies major, Ben Davis (right), went to Brazil to get a look at the plight of the Xukuruˊ nation, an indigenous people that has spent years fighting to retain its constitutional rights in that county.