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Overview: The demands of living in an ever-shrinking, ever-more competitive global environment are becoming more and more evident as political, economic, social and technological developments alter our traditional notions of national borders and revolutionize our concept of doing business. Increasingly, our dealings with society, the environment, and the workplace are becoming international in scope.
Curriculum: The International Studies undergraduate degree at Saint Louis University offers students a cross-disciplinary understanding of historical, political, and socioeconomic issues in our global society. Addressing topics of contemporary culture and society, the program is designed to develop skills and knowledge in students seeking to bring an international dimension to their careers. In conjunction with another major, our program enhances students' education by focusing on the complex interrelationships of international affairs in the 21st century.
Students choosing the major in International Studies create a course of study according to their special interests and other areas of concentration.
Faculty: The faculty includes internationally recognized scholars from the College of Arts and Sciences as well as the School of Business and Administration and the Law School. Dr. Thomas Finan is the Director of the International Studies Program.
Internships: Internships and study abroad information is available. Contact the International Studies Programs with any questions.
Careers: As organizations and finance are increasingly drawn into the global arena, the International Studies major provides an attractive preparation for careers in a growing number of areas. Some examples of career possibilities include:
International law, immigration law, Banking, investment, management, International marketing, advertising, government agencies.