Bradley's international studies program equips you for a career in international relations, law or business.
You can do a lot with this major! Global Studies majors go on to successful careers in international business, academics, advocacy, politics, government, publishing, the arts, research, and much more.
All liberal arts degrees help students develop their Core Career Competencies, and Global Studies majors develop specific skills that are applicable to lots of different careers..These skills include:
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Deep understanding of the institutions and processes that shape the world
Cross-cultural knowledge and understanding
Critical thinking and creative problem-solving
Ability to formulate clear and persuasive messages
Listening, clarifying, questioning and responding skills
Ability to work well independently and collaboratively
Bradley's international studies program brings the world into your classroom through world-traveling faculty and opportunities to experience cultures. You learn new perspectives on culture, politics and current events from two faculty with Fulbright Scholar experience and foreign affairs experts in the Peoria Area World Affairs Council. You also are encouraged to study abroad. Additionally, the program can be paired with many other programs as a double major. Outside the classroom, you can participate in student organizations such as Model United Nations and the international humanitarian law team. The international studies degree successfully prepares you to enter the workforce, graduate study or law school. In recent years, most students found jobs or continued their education within six months of graduation. They are working for the Center for a New American Security, Volkswagen of America and the Millennium Challenge Corporation. Others are attending graduate school at Texas A&M University, and law school at the University of Chicago.
Programme Structure Courses include: Contemporary World Force Participation in Model United Nations Fundamentals of International Studies: Global Analysis Fundamentals of International Studies: Area Analysis Fundamentals of Contemporary East Asian Civilization Normative Theories of International Studies Political Economy of the Developing World
Academic Entry Requirement
Academic Requirements Complete application Official copy of high school transcripts sent to Bradley directly from your high school. Official SAT or ACT scores sent directly from the testing service or included on an official high school transcript. One letter of recommendation is recommended, but not required. In some cases, more letters may be helpful. No specific form is needed. One- or two-page personal statement or essay. Be sure to include your full name on each page.