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International Studies, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Hastings, NE, United States
As a Hastings College International Studies graduate, you’ll have completed coursework and internships that will equip you to take on the world. International Studies alumni have earned Fulbright Fellowships to teach in Romania, Malaysia and Bulgaria. 
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Overview

Several secured jobs with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other federal government agencies, while others have pursued graduate studies at Princeton and Indiana University, and advised corporations and nonprofit organizations on global trends.

Study Abroad

This interdisciplinary major engages you in debates about issues near and far, pushes you to build your foreign language skills and requires you to study abroad. You can focus on International Political Economy or International Relations. Many International Studies majors also add courses in European or Latin American history, or other area studies courses while studying abroad.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • World Regional Geography
  • Intro to Comparative Politics
  • Intermediate Spanish
  • English Composition
  • Islamic World
  • Principles of Macroeconomics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    77

    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

    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.

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General Requirements

After applying to Hastings College, please send the items below to our our international admissions counselor Grant Hunter at ghunter@hastings.edu.

  • Provide an official, certified copy of secondary school work. Hastings College requires one of the following credential evaluation services:
    • World Education Services (WES); approximate cost of $100-205 US, or
    • Incred (for student-athletes only, registering for eligibility through the NAIA Clearinghouse); approximate cost $130 for Clearinghouse and $85 for evaluation
  • Standardized test scores from one of the following:
    • TOEFL: iBT or internet test score of 77  (our school code is 6270)
    • IELTS: a score of 6 or better
    • ACT composite score of 20+   (our school code is 2456)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30050 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30050 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    30050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30050 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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