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Bachelor of Arts in International and Area Studies Major Area: International Security Studies

International Security Studies is designed for the student looking for a career in the fields of foreign policy or national security. The program allows students to develop proficiency in any language recognized to be a critical security language, as well as the culture where that language is spoken. Specialized classes help students to understand international organizations and the global issues that affect security around the world. This degree prepares students for careers with US federal and state agencies, international organizations and companies in the private sector that operate in critical regions of the world.

Information about the language and study abroad requirement for International Security Studies (ISS) majors.

IAS 3990 Independent Study for ISS Practicum Credit

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Minor in International Security Studies

Students must successfully complete at least 15 hours of courses acceptable for major credit in International Security Studies, including at least 9 hours at the upper-division level. Click here to download the minor check sheet to learn more about the specific requirements.

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