Students who successfully complete the International Studies major will be able to:
- demonstrate knowledge of specific facts, concepts, and generalizations regarding the geography, history and culture of a particular world region: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, or Middle East.
- demonstrate knowledge of the economic, historical, political and cultural factors that inform cross-border relations among nation-states and between nation-states and other actors on the international stage.
- demonstrate an intermediate level of fluency in a language appropriate for the chosen regional concentration.
- demonstrate an ability to prepare for, undertake, and reflect on a period of residence abroad.
- locate and evaluate the perspective, quality and accuracy of information resources with particular reference to international affairs.
- demonstrate ability to clearly communicate knowledge via oral and written means.
- demonstrate an ability to construct essay arguments using evidence from the appropriate disciplines.