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Your path to global citizenship: international studies major

The B.A. in international studies (IST) enables students to explore the connections among history, economics, politics, culture, society, and language--with a global perspective.

Through a flexibly-structured interdisciplinary program, students are prepared for careers in law, government, foreign service, the Peace Corps, and non-governmental organizations, and to pursue graduate work in the humanities, social sciences, international business, teaching, and human services.

In their junior year, students will apply their knowledge, foreign language, and cross-cultural skills gained in the classroom by interning at international organizations and agencies in the United States and/or abroad for at least 10 weeks.

IST is an interdisciplinary major housed in the Office of the Dean of CLAST, Dr. Isaac Agboola, HMB S242.  Co-directors of the new major are Dr. Cristi Berdichevsky and Dr. Roberto Sanchez.

Fall courses that count towards the new major in IST:

Required core courses:

ECON 201--"Intro to Economics" (3)
FRE 111, GER 111, SPA 111 and 112--"Basic French, German and Spanish" (4)
HIS 102--"World Civilization II" (3)
SOC 268-- "Cultural Anthropology" (3)

Electives:

DST 311--"Dynamics of Oppression" (3)
DST 316--"Disabilities Studies" (3)
FRE 212 and 312--"Intermediate and Advanced French" (3)
GOV 387--"Nationalism and Developing Nations" (3)
GOV 328--"Comparative European Government" (3)
HIS 346--"20th Century Europe" (3)
SPA 211 and 311--"Intermediate and Advanced Spanish" (3)
SPA 437--"Contemporary Latin American Society" (3)

For more information about the major, please contact Dr. Berdichevsky, professor of French and Spanish in the Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, HMB S236-H, email cristina.berdichevsky@gallaudet.edu.

For student advising or to decide which courses to take, please contact Dr. Sanchez, assistant professor of history, Department of Government and History, HMB S235, email robert.sanchez@gallaudet.edu.


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