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International Studies Minor

Global Perspectives, Borderless Opportunities
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    Among Public National Universities, U.S. News & World Report

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    UNC System Schools Featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges

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Work as a foreign service officer or policy analyst.

Graduates work for the Federal Bureau of Investigations and NCIS.

Work for organizations like the Peace Corps.

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Learn TO

Acquire first-hand experiences with diverse cultures, peoples and places and increase confidence, resourcefulness and resilience in handling dynamic situations that arise in international travel and cultural exchanges

Develop leadership, critical thinking and problem-solving skills while framing issues in a global context

Increase your language skills and fluency and enhance your skills in intercultural communication

Internationalize your network of peers/colleagues and broaden your cultural awareness, appreciation and engagement

Critically analyze stereotypes, generalizations and media accounts based on first-hand information

My study abroad experience in South Africa during the summer of 2012 was by far the most remarkable month of my life. Studying abroad forced me out of my comfort zone.
Caitlin Showalter '13
International Studies Minor Program Overview


International Studies
601 S. College Road
UNCW, Wilmington, NC 28403-5629

Our office is located in the Teaching Lab Building, Suite 2116. 

Email us to make an appointment.

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