Concentration in International Studies
International Studies is for students interested in work overseas or among multiethnic groups in America, providing study and practical experience. Opportunities for internships and studies overseas are available and encouraged for students who are interested in pursuing this program.
International Studies is a unique blend between history, government and culture. Our courses literally cover the globe. We look at countries, their various people groups and their governments. We also view the interactions between the nations through history and in our own day. The concentration provides the interested student with knowledge and preparation for a career in the international arena.
Areas of study include anthropology, world history, sociology, Western humanities and international relations.
Each of Evangel's academic programs is made up of a set of core curriculum, program requirements and electives. The courses listed below are just a small sample of courses that might be taken as a part of this specific program.
|Cross-Cultural Communication||Foundations, principles, and theories of communication and the impact of culture on communication.|
|International Relations||Fundamentals and principles shaping the foreign policies and diplomatic conduct of nations in the modern world.|
|International Organization||The nature and development of international organization with a special emphasis on the United Nations and its specialized agencies.|
|World Religions||A study of the living religions of the world, comparing their historical and cultural backgrounds, philosophies, teachings, and influence.|
|Western Humanities||Survey of trends shared by the Western humanities from Impressionism through post-modernism. Studies the movement of ideas and their historical backgrounds through an integration of literature, the visual arts, and music. Encourages students to broaden their knowledge of Western cultural traditions and contemporary ideological currents.|
Evangel University's world-class faculty is made up of caring, Christian professionals who are distinguished in their fields and dedicated to the development of tomorrow's Christian leaders.
Dr. Robert Bartels has been putting his love of history and his passion for the nations into action at Evangel University since 2007. As associate professor of international studies, Dr. Bartels teaches Government, History and Anthropology courses. He also serves as faculty adviser for the Evangel Student Government Association (ESGA) Senate and sponsors Evangel’s international [...]read more
Dr. Dale L. Garrett has been an associate professor in the Social Sciences Department since retiring as a Lt. Col. from the United States Air Force in 2003. During his 24-year career with the USAF, he was selected as a squadron-level commander three separate times and also chosen as part of a select group of [...]read more
- Disaster Relief Organizations
- International Non-Profit Organizations in the United States and Abroad
- International Government Offices
- International Businesses in the United States and Abroad
- Teaching English as a Second Language
No special requirements for this program.
General Undergraduate Requirements
The following are general requirements for all students beginning an undergraduate program at Evangel. For more information visit Undergraduate Admissions Requirements.
|Faith||As a boldly Christian university, all of our students have made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.|
|Diploma||Graduation from high school, or having the equivalent of a high school diploma such as the General Education Development (GED) examination.|
|Core Subjects||A minimum of a 2.0 GPA in core college prep classes (English, math, social sciences and science with a lab)|
|Grade Average||A "C" average. However, in some cases, a student with a weak academic record may be considered. To remain at Evangel, however, the student must meet scholastic requirements.|
|Standardized Tests||>Entering freshmen should take the ACT or SAT test. The codes for Evangel are as follows: SAT: 6198. ACT: 2296.|
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