Photo of UM and library possible for Apply Now or Learn More about UMThe Bachelor of Arts in International Studies offers undergraduate students knowledge and skills that are critical to succeed in today's globalized world. Through its interdisciplinary faculty, the undergraduate program advances students' understanding of governance, development, migration, security, economics, and the socio-political dynamics of regions such as Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.

The undergraduate program exposes students to a wide of range of knowledge and skills. The curriculum is designed to provide students with an understanding of the international system’s past, present and future.  The aim is for students to develop the critical-analytical skills necessary for a successful career in international business, diplomacy, policy, and development. Proficiency in a foreign language is required of all majors and study abroad opportunities are readily available to help students gain first-hand experience in cultures and institutions outside the United States.