Why Earn Your International Studies Degree at Saint Leo University?
Climate change; mass migrations; economic disruption; deadly pandemics; global terrorism; hyper-nationalism, militarism, and war. The world is a dynamic, complicated place, and making sense of it requires a multidisciplinary and multicultural understanding of human behavior.
The International Studies (IST) program at Saint Leo University puts students at the cutting edge in the study of the modern world by training them in specific areas like war and empire; global energy markets; cyberterrorism; immigration and refugee policies; diplomacy and statecraft; and global economics. Additionally, IST students study foreign languages and the histories of various cultures and regions from across the world.
The IST program also prioritizes active and experiential learning, both in and out of the classroom. IST courses include organized debates, student-led discussions, group and individual presentations, as well as role-playing learning systems that transform students into global policymakers confronting the hardest and most important questions facing humanity today.
Are you up for becoming a global citizen? Join the IST program and find your place in the world.
Our Bachelor of Arts in International Studies degree encourages students to study abroad during their junior or senior year. Study abroad opportunities are irreplicable forms of experiential learning and support the IST program’s core mission of training students to be citizens of the world.