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BA International Studies

Campbellsville University
Bachelor's degree
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Program description

BA International Studies

International Studies is an interdisciplinary program that encourages students to explore global issues in disciplines such as sociology, economics, history, political science, geography, religion, cultural anthropology, foreign languages, English and the arts.

Students will choose course work focused around a central theme and geographical region. Cultural knowledge will be developed further through expanded foreign language study. The program culminates in a capstone senior project. Study abroad is required for the International Studies major.

Admission requirements

GPA: 2.0 (4.0 scale)

(English proficiency tests are for students that don’t have English as their first language)

  • EPT:     
  • TOEFL- 60 
  • Duolingo- 90
  • PELMO- 55
  • IELTS- 5.0
  • SAT:      1000
  • ACT:      19

The admissions team will accept SAT or EPT (English Proficiency test) for admission. We do not need both to be admitted to the university. 

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Program content

Modules include:

  • Introduction to International Studies
  • Intercultural Communication
  • World Religions
  • Senior Capstone Project
  • World Geography
  • Comparative Government
  • Political Geography
  • Comparative Economic Systems
  • World Art
  • Music in World Cultures
  • Foundations of World Literature

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  1. Access existing knowledge: Students will learn to retrieve information on particular topics and issues of significance for global discourse.
  2. Display command of existing knowledge: Students will learn key global concepts and how these concepts can be utilized broadly.
  3. Interpret existing knowledge: Students will learn to explain and evaluate concepts and principles that are used to analyze global relations.
  4. Interpret and manipulate global data: Students will learn how to understand and interpret numerically published data.
  5. Apply existing knowledge: Students will learn to prepare an organized, clearly written analysis of current global problems and policies that situates them within historical and cultural contexts.

Career opportunities

  • Lawyer and Judge
  • Postsecondary Teacher
  • Management Analyst
  • School Teacher
  • Human Resources Worker
  • Marketing and Sales Manager
  • Chief Executives and Legislator
  • Financial Manager
  • Accountants and Auditor
  • Registered Nurse
  • Social and Community Service Manager
  • Social Worker

A degree in International Studies qualifies one to work in diverse fields, including government, intergovernmental organizations, non-governmental organizations, the private sector, and academia.

Career paths include foreign service, international business, homeland security, immigration and customs, international intelligence analysts, international news reporting, international management, transportation specialists, export businesses, international communications, armed forces, humanitarian and refugee assistance.

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About this institute

Campbellsville University

Campbellsville University is a comprehensive, Christian institution that offers more than 80 majors and certifications that run the gamut from accelerated courses to postgraduate programs, we have an educational path that will not only align with your specific interests and talents...

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Campbellsville University

1 University Dr.
42718 Campbellsville Kentucky
United States

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