Bachelor of Arts in International Studies
The world as we know it is becoming more complex every day. International studies at the University of St. Thomas provides you with knowledge and skills from political science, economics and history to tackle the biggest issues affecting our world today.
Why Study International Studies at St. Thomas?
International studies is interdisciplinary by utilizing skills and knowledge from economics, history, political science and foreign languages to address complex problems in the world. As part of our program, you will develop your own area of expertise through courses, research, internships and study abroad in consultation with the program director. Our graduates have geared their studies to pursue careers in academia, government agencies, international business and law.
See the World From a New Perspective
Internships and Research
Valerie Brukhis ‘17
Dr. Renee Buhr
Cierra Slattengren ‘19
- Legislative aide
- International business
- Human rights organizations
- Political or economic analyst
- Immigration, refugee, civil rights or international law
Critical Language Scholarship
Boren Scholarship and Fellowship
Faculty With Real Experience
Dr. Suzanne Wisniewski
Dr. Wisniewski’s research centers on the economics of education, nutrition and poverty in less developed countries.
Dr. Renee Buhr
Dr. Buhr brings her experience with French politics and national identity to her courses in the international studies curriculum.
Prepared for the Future
Vast Knowledge. Versatile Skills.
See the World
Gain Practical Skills
Put Your Knowledge to Work
The Global Stage
International studies at St. Thomas prepares students for their careers by utilizing knowledge and skills from economics, history, political science and foreign languages. Students graduate with a versatile skill set that helps them address the complexities of our modern society.