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BA in International Studies

The Bachelor of Arts with an Area of Study in International Studies degree provides an interdisciplinary curriculum where students complete course work across the broad range of social, political, cultural and economic disciplines to prepare them for an increasingly interdependent world.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate global and regional understanding of international studies from multiple academic disciplines.
  • Analyze international and global issues through multiple perspectives.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the connections between global cultures and politics.
  • Develop introductory level communicative skills in a foreign language.
  • Critically analyze and evaluate globalization processes at local, national and international levels.

How Students Earn Credit in the Area of Study:

Some courses in the area of study may be completed with Thomas Edison State University and/or courses from other colleges. Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) and/or examinations may also be used.

*This list is a guide. Other international studies courses may be appropriate for this area of study.

Note: Because this area of study is interdisciplinary, it must be planned closely with a BA degree program advisor.

Transfer Your Credit

Have you attended college before? If so, you may be able to transfer credits earned at other regionally accredited colleges or universities. The University also offers a variety of other ways to earn credit – all designed around the needs of adult learners, like you.

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