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  • Online languages offered Winter 2018: Arabic 102, French 102, Spanish 102 & 202, German 102. Any student can register online for Arabic, French or German. Spanish required instructor approval for registration.
    Online Languages for Winter 2018 All students can register for Arabic, French or German. Spanish requires...
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Welcome to the Department of International & Global Studies at Portland State University!

The B.A. in International and Global Studies provides both a global perspective and a comprehensive view of a geographic region of the world. Students develop an understanding of world cultures, politics, and economics, within the context of globalization, to address global issues of social justice, human rights, development, health and the environment.


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Portland State's vibrant downtown location gives students access to cultural experiences, public transportation, and opportunities to engage with community partners. Portland State's Admissions Office conducts weekday tours that are led by current students. Register for a weekday tour and familiarize yourself with PSU! View the campus tour schedule.

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