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The Department of International and Global Studies offers a B.A. degree in International Studies based on an interdisciplinary curriculum that provides both a global perspective and a comprehensive view of a selected geographic region of the world.

Winter 2015 : Great Decisions Lecture Series

Winter 2015 : Great Decisions Lecture Series
The perennially popular Great Decisions lecture series returns and continues on consecutive Fridays through March 6.

Winter 2015 course: Think Tanks, Intl., and NGOs

Winter 2015 course: Think Tanks, Intl., and NGOs
In this course, we will examine the emergence and development of think tanks and international and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from a comparative perspective.
The Department of International and Global Studies at Portland State University enhances global awareness and provides opportunities for both academic enrichment and personal growth. The department promotes the development of critical thinking, self-reflection and cross-cultural skills that students continue to utilize long after graduation.

                                                                     

Areas of regional focus include Africa, East Asia, Europe, Latin American and the Middle East. Areas of thematic concentration include International Development Studies, Community Health, and Business.

The International Studies Degree affords an excellent foundation for careers requiring an understanding of international economic, political, social and cultural affairs. In addition, the program provides a solid foundation for graduate work in professional fields such as journalism, international relations, public health, or community development.