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International Studies

University of California, Irvine (UCI)

48 months
Duration
41196 USD/year
41196 USD/year
11442 USD/year
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About

Students in the International Studies program at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) in international studies obtain an interdisciplinary perspective on global politics, economics, cultures and history.

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Overview

The International Studies program at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) prepares students for careers in a variety of fields such as international public policy, international business and finance, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, and academic research and teaching.                      

Requirements for the major include a core set of courses: Introduction to Global Studies, Global Cultures and Society, Global Political Ideologies, Global Political Economy, Human Rights and Global Governance, and Global Environmental Issues.

Educational Opportunity 

Also required is an additional lower-division social science course, and the Global and International Studies Forum. 

Students also choose both a geographic focus and a global focus to enable them to broaden and deepen areas of knowledge and topics of particular interest. 

The final requirements are competence in a language other than English and an international experience or approved internship.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Cultures and Society
  • Global Political Ideologies
  • Global Economy
  • International Relations
  • Global Political Economy
  • Human Rights and Global Governance
  • Global Environmental Issues

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.4

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two years of history — One year of world or European history, cultures and geography, and one year of U.S. history or one half-year of U.S. history and one half-year of American government or civics 
  • Four years of English 
  • Three years of mathematics (four years recommended) — Must include algebra, geometry, and advanced algebra 
  • Two years of science (three years recommended) — Must include two years of laboratory science, however additional years can include a range of disciplines such as: applied science, engineering, computer science, and other integrated science courses.
  • Two years of a language other than English (three years recommended) — The second year or higher of the same language must be completed to fulfill this requirement 
  • One year of visual and performing arts — A yearlong course chosen from the following disciplines: dance, drama/theater, music, visual art, or interdisciplinary arts
  • One year of college-preparatory electives

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41196 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41196 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    41196 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41196 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11442 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Irvine

1560 - 2585 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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