Global and international studies helps students understand the international system and prepares them for careers in an increasingly globalized world. As a student, you will learn another language; specialize in a given region of the world; study abroad for the major; and focus on cultural, historical, political, and economic aspects of the international system. International studies will bring awareness of the major global forces at work in the 21st century. As a graduate from this program, you will be equipped to pursue a career or graduate studies in an interdependent world.
Studies and abilities this major develops include: cultural competency, foreign language, public speaking, research, and writing (IU Department of International Studies, 2017).