- MA in International Affairs:
- MA in Global Environmental Policy
- MA in Natural Resources and Sustainable Development
- MA in International Communication
- MA in International Peace and Conflict Resolution
- MA in International Development
- MA in International Economics
- MS in Development Management
- MA in Social Enterprise
- MA in International Relations (IR Online)
Undergraduates at the School of International Service have two challenging programs to choose between -- the social sciences-based Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and the humanities-based Bachelor of Arts in Language and Area Studies. Both degrees include a variety of multidisciplinary course offerings. This page has general information about the undergraduate programs.
BA in International Studies
The BA in International Studies is a 63-64 credit program that allows students to gain a broad background as well as developing specialized expertise in elective areas. For a complete description of the required and elective courses, visit the International Studies Web page.
BA in Language and Area Studies
The BA in Language and Area Studies is a 51-credit hour program jointly administered by SIS and AU's College of Arts and Sciences. The languages and regions included in this major are French/Europe, German/Europe, Russian/Area Studies, or Spanish/Latin America. This program also allows students to pursue challening elective courses while completing required courses that give the student a solid foundation. Complete course requirements are available on the Language and Area Studies Web page.
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