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International Studies Department

International Studies

A.B., Major, Interdisciplinary

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Get Connected, Get Global

The field of International Studies broadens horizons by its nature. At Guilford, the possibilities for research and discovery are magnified by the multidisciplinary experience of those who choose to major in International Studies.  

International Studies is an interdisciplinary, stand-alone major that offers four specialty tracks: Asian Studies, European Studies, Latin American Studies, and International Affairs.

While students focus their international studies courses, language study, and study-abroad experience on one geographic region (East Asia, Europe, or Latin America), they often explore other areas of interests. These include Environmental Studies, Political Science, Business, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Economics, Biology, Sociology/Anthropology, Art, and many others.

College Catalog

For more information about courses for the International Studies Department, visit the online, searchable College Catalog. In addition to the Undergraduate Catalog, information includes academic department and major information as well as academic regulations and resources; admission standards and requirements; and tuition, fees and financial aid information.

Hands-on Learning

International education at Guilford is based upon the traditional Quaker values of tolerance and respect for diversity. Guilford seeks to promote and expand global awareness within the Guilford community and to prepare students to live as citizens and leaders in an increasingly interconnected world.

Guilford students have performed international Studies-related internships at the following:

  • The Washington Center
  • American Friends Service Committee
  • N.C. Justice Center