Starting in the Fall of 2013, there will be a new minor in IS.
IS is one of the founding departments in the Team for Interdisciplinary Global Research, which develops Geostrategic Intelligence Seminars.
Multiple sections of INT 105: Introduction to International Studies will be offered spring 2014. An online section will be offered during summer 1 2013.
In spring 2014, two new courses will be added to the IS curriculum:
- INT 300: Interdisciplinarity and International Studies
- INT 484: Topics in Asia: The Emergence of China
Here is how to declare International Studies as your major. If you have any questions, email, phone, or dropy by the International Studies office to talk to the director.
|Director's Office Hours|
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 to 1:00 in Leutze Hall 217.
Email email@example.com or call 962-3701 to make an appointment to meet at other times.
One of UNCW's strategic goals is to "Create an educational environment that prepares our students to be global citizens." The International Studies major is designed specifically to meet that goal by offering an interdisciplinary bachelor's degree that provides a distinctive international learning experience for UNCW students.
Occupations and professions in a variety of settings increasingly emphasize global knowledge, skills, and experience. The goal of the program is for students to acquire basic liberal arts skills combined with substantive knowledge and skills focused on global awareness.
The integrative program curriculum will provide students with:
- A focus on a particular international theme or geographic area of concentration;
- Exposure to other cultures, people, and places;
- An understanding of one’s own culture from international perspectives
- A deeper appreciation of the global society.
An international perspective recognizes that many issues cross borders and continents. Therefore, students can concentrate their studies of various global themes:
Examining the world outside the United States
Students can also concentrate their studies on the politics, economics, langagues, cultures, literatures of a particular region of the world. The thematic concentrations include: