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International Studies (Concentration in General Studies)

Virginia Commonwealth University

B.A. On Campus
48 months
Duration
36048 USD/year
36048 USD/year
14710 USD/year
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About

The International Studies (Concentration in General Studies) program from Virginia Commonwealth University offers a varied interdisciplinary humanities curriculum, global in scope and designed to increase students’ knowledge about the cultures and traditions, languages, literature and media, history, values, concerns, and aspirations of peoples in different countries and regions of the world. 

Overview

The goal of the International Studies (Concentration in General Studies) program from Virginia Commonwealth University is ultimately also to both broaden students’ comparative intercultural perspectives and develop their cross-cultural communication abilities. Within each chosen concentration, the interdisciplinary range of offerings allows for flexibility in configuring each individual’s course of study, which can be organized in a manner that best suits a student’s particular needs.

Learning outcomes:

  • Knowledge regarding the interrelationship between local and global institutions, cultures, languages and religions
  • Knowledge regarding the differences and unity of human values, aspirations and concerns
  • Knowledge of local and global issues of social justice, human rights and sustainability
  • Development of reading, writing and oral communication skills
  • Development of ethical, critical and creative thinking skills
  • Development of global awareness and global citizenship

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Societies and Globalization
  • International Relations
  • Rethinking the Middle East
  • Indentities in a Global Community
  • Cultural Texts and Contexts
  • Language and Groups in the United States
  • Contemporary World Literature

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic documentation
    • Proof of English proficiency
    • Additional academic requirements and regulations
    • Foreign transcripts
    • Financial certification
    • Application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36048 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36048 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    36048 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36048 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    14710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14710 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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