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International Studies, B.A. / B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
New York City, NY, United States
The International Studies program of University of Wisconsin - Whitewater is an interdisciplinary program, which combines a broad core curriculum with one of four emphases: foreign language and area studies, business, public diplomacy, and international economics.
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Overview

The International Studies program of University of Wisconsin - Whitewater includes a study abroad requirement and internship opportunities. Students have the opportunity to personalize their course of study. A minor is not required.

The International Studies major offers four possible emphases. They are "Foreign Language and Area Studies", "Business", "Public Diplomacy", and "International Economics." Required courses make up 21 credits, the emphases make up 33 credits, for a total of 54 credits.

International Careers

International Studies majors have secured positions in business (e.g. supply chain management), government (FBI, Peace Corps), international education, non-governmental organizations, international law, and policy-related organizations, foreign language teaching and ESL programs. They have also pursued graduate degrees in development, human rights, international law, international affairs, public administration, and business.

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:

  • Cultural Anthropology
  • International Relations
  • Topics in International Studies
  • International Law
  • Atlantic History
  • Human Geography

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    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

  • Submit an application and pay the non-refundable $50 application fee
  • A copy of your high school transcript
  • English Language Proficiency Scores
  • Submit the Certification of Finances Form
  • Submit a bank statement showing enough liquid funds to cover the total cost outlined here
  • Submit the biographical page in your passport electronically

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16416 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16416 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16416 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16416 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7694 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7694 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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