Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science 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 major.
International Studies is a unique blend of 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. This major provides the interested student with knowledge and preparation for a career in the international arena. The students are encouraged to complete an intercultural experience component including study abroad and service trips (short-term mission trips, disaster relief, volunteer work, etc.).
Areas of study include anthropology, world history, sociology, Western humanities, international relations and a student's choice of a foreign language.
Program Plan (pdf)
|Want to see exactly what classes you will take? The Program Plan (sometimes called a degree sheet) includes all specific requirements - including University proficiencies, Frameworks courses and degree requirements.|
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.
|Human Diversity||Introduction to theoretical, practical and cultural issues related to diverse populations. Historical, political and socioeconomic forces are examined that impact discriminatory and oppressive values, attitudes and behaviors in society.|
|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.|
|International Law||The nature and development of the international legal system which defines the right and practices of nation states as well as the judicial settlement of international disputes.|
|American Diplomacy||Diplomatic relations of the United States and the development and reflections of foreign policy.|
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 sponsors Evangel’s international study tours. His involvement with the tours has taken him all around the […] read more
Evangel's academic programs are designed specifically to prepare you for a career in the real world. But it's more than just job preparation; it's preparing you to make a full impact in your profession through the unique combination of faith and learning. Here are some of the professions this degree would prepare you for:
- 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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