B.A. International Studies

You will study the processes of globalization and the interactions among diverse nations and cultures. You can choose from concentrations in human geography, global economics, international relations, or culture and language. You can emphasize Africa, Asia, Europe, or Latin America in your studies or you can choose a global approach. Most of our students study abroad for a semester or more. LHU's Institute for International Studies maintains exchange partnerships with more than 30 universities in over 20 countries.


Professors contribute to this program from a large number of disciplines, including political science, geography, history, economics, foreign languages, anthropology, sociology, art, music, and English. They have taught courses, conducted research, and traveled extensively in dozens of countries. They have earned a number of Fulbright and other awards for international teaching and research.

Career Opportunities

Graduates have continued their studies at Villanova University, American University, Georgetown University, Dickinson School of Law, University of Texas, and University of Chicago. They have worked in Japan, China, and Africa. They have been employed by the Peace Corps (both in Washington D.C. and in the field), by the United Nations in Japan, by the JET Program in Japan, by the U.S. International Trade Commission in Washington, as a photo interpretation analyst in Washington, and in corporate positions in the U.S. and China.