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International Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Saint Petersburg, FL, United States
the International Studies program of Eckerd College is an interdisciplinary major with a strong cross-cultural focus that prepares students for careers or graduate study in the global arena.
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Overview

The International Studies program of Eckerd College design their own integrated program anchored in one core discipline and one modern language and focused on a country or region where they study for a semester. Students majoring in International Studies affiliate with the Comparative Cultures Collegium and will be associates of faculty belonging to that Collegium. A committee of three faculty members works with each student to select courses, to plan the international experience, and to supervise the senior project or thesis. One of the members of this committee is the International Studies discipline coordinator.

Recent graduates have found employment in a variety of international fields such as education, development, public health, environmental management, journalism, law, and diplomacy. Others have served in the Peace Corps or other international service organizations. They have also worked in non-governmental organizations or international business. Many have pursued graduate study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Art History
  • Communication
  • Creative Writing
  • Economics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Common Application or Eckerd College application
  • Personal Statement/Essay
  • $40 Application Fee
  • Official High School Transcript and/or G.E.D. results
  • Admission Recommendation Letter
  • Proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    47044 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47044 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    47044 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47044 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Saint Petersburg

  • 1132 - 1750 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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