What Can You Do With A Major In International Studies?
International Studies involves the interrelationships among societies that focus on international relations, global and development issues, and contemporary belief systems. In this field, the developed skills in language, analytical thinking, research, and economic literacy are useful in careers in the international aspect of government, communications, business, law, journalism and non-profit organizations.
Asian StudiesEuropean StudiesLatin American StudiesMiddle East and African StudiesInternational Relations and Comparative PoliticsForeign Language and Culture
(To research these titles and more go to: (Occupational Outlook Handbook) and see the related print resources in the Career Services Library).
According to the
National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Summer 2011 Salary
Survey, the average starting salary for International Studies was $31,904.For more information on salaries click here
Associations are important to explore because many offer student memberships
and can give you access to other professionals and their experiences, research,
convention or workshop opportunities, professional development and most
importantly job databases.American Institute for Foreign Study American Society for Public AdministrationInternational Association for Translation and Intercultural
Studies Foreign Policy Association
or Databases http://www.govtjobs.com/http://www.hscareers.com/http://www.internationaljobs.org/http://www.policyjobs.net/http://www.publicservicecareers.org/http://www.socialservice.com/http://www.transitionsabroad.com/http://www.usajobs.gov/
Local Programs - Master
Arts in International Affairs and other related programsFlorida International UniversityFlorida State
UniversityUniversity of Miami
National Programs - Master Arts in International Affairs and other related
programsAmerican UniversityGeorgetown UniversityUniversity of MichiganUniversity of Southern
CaliforniaUniversity of Texas at
Other resources for graduate program researchhttp://www.gradschools.com/ http://www.petersons.com/ http://www.princetonreview.com/
The College of
Arts and Sciences at the University of North
Florida offers a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies.
Asian, European or Latin
American Studies:Social; Investigative; Artistic (SIA)
Middle East and Africa: Social; Investigative; Artistic (SIA)
International Relations and Politics: Investigative; Artistic; Social (IAS)
Foreign Language and Culture: Social; Artistic; Investigative (SAI)
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