Interested in understanding why some countries develop quickly while others are mired in poverty? Ever wondered why some countries are democracies while others are ruled by dictators? Want to know how we can help countries recover from natural disasters and civil wars, whether Russia is losing its influence, or what the barriers are to peace in the Middle East? If any or all of these issues interest you, then you may want to consider International Studies as part of your academic career.
Pending approval from Senate, the practicum/semester abroad component of the IS Major, Honours and Joint Major programs will be removed in Fall 2017. In the interim, the School for International Studies waives this requirement.