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International Studies, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #901 (ARWU) Houston, TX, United States
While imparting knowledge and skills fundamental to the field, the major allows the individual student to combine assorted courses into a program of study adapted to selected personal interests and career objectives.

Overview

The broad, extensive knowledge of international affairs provided by this major is sound preparation for private endeavor in the professional and business worlds; for public service; for careers in teaching, research or writing; for personal or organizational vocations devoted to human or societal improvement; or for life as an informed and active citizen in a global society.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intro to Sacred Scriptures
  •  Teachings of the Catholic Church 
  • Christ and the Moral Life
  •  Philosophy 
  •  Philosophy of the Human Person
  •  Metaphysics Historical Sequence
  •  Ancient Philosophy
  •  Modern Philosophy Synthesis Course 
  • The Classical Tradition: Literature & Composition
  • Perspectives in World Lit. History 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

General Admission Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited high school.
  • Cumulative high school grade point average of 2.8 (on a 4.0 scale).
  • SAT: Math and Critical Reading scores (UST’s school code is 6880).
  • ACT: Composite scores (UST’s school code is 4238)
  • SAT or ACT writing portion may be requested.
  • Personal Statement describing your college goals and your interest in the University of St. Thomas.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32660 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32660 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Houston

  • 1067 - 1950 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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