The International Studies major helps you develop the skills to contribute effectively in this changing global environment, and interact with people with different backgrounds and world views.
To contribute to the increasing globalisation of the world, countries need people who understand the impact of global trends and issues, and can interact effectively in a multicultural environment. Intercultural competence is a skill highly valued by employers around the world.
In this major you can include courses from social sciences, business, culture, education, applied linguistics or languages. It's a great addition to another major, especially in science, technology, engineering and maths. In your second year you can study overseas for one semester in the US, Spain, Japan, The Netherlands, Sweden, Korea or Taiwan.
Careers that involve interaction with people from other cultures, including:
*With the relevant pathway
**With relevant translation and interpreting courses
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