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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.

Summer 2015: INTL 201 Intro to International Studies

Summer 2015: INTL 201 Intro to International Studies
Want to read in the quiet of your office or the beach? View ground-breaking films on global issues? Consider a one-month investment in this fully online course.

Fall 2015 Course Lists Available Now

Fall 2015 Course Lists Available Now
Fall 2015 course lists are now available! From our Forms/Lists page click on the Advisor-approved course lists. Lists are organized by Region, and we have helpful lists of All International Studies Electives, Connected Learning, Senior Capstone, and Fully Online and Hybrid offerings.
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.