Academics

Students in front of Tower of Pisa photoInternational Studies (ITS) at Miami University is a multidisciplinary major through which students can incorporate an international dimension and a foreign area of interest into their undergraduate education. The program in International Studies consists of 4 interrelated components:

  • a series of core courses covering international politics, economics and business, geography, anthropology, and diplomatic history
  • individually selected foreign areas of emphasis ('concentrations') in which students take a minimum of 12 hours in at least 3 different disciplines or fields
  • proficiency in a modern foreign language which provides important communication skills as well as additional depth in the chosen regional area of emphasis
  • at least 1 semester of study abroad