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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.

Spring 2015 course: INTL399 Migration & Development

Spring 2015 course: INTL399 Migration & Development
Is Migration the best path to Development? Join us to explore this question and to learn about the role of migration in International Development policy and programs.

Spring 2015 course: INTL472 Media & Intl Relations

Spring 2015 course: INTL472 Media & Intl Relations
Do you want to learn about the impacts of news media in covering international affairs, war and peace, and diplomacy?
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.