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International Studies

Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts with a Concentration in International Studies

The Liberal Arts Associate of Arts International Studies Concentration prepares students for further undergraduate studies in international relations and world affairs, and provides a solid liberal arts background for positions that involve decision-making in international business and communications. The program instills the student with a familiarity of particular cultures while providing general knowledge of international trends. Students pursuing an International Studies Concentration learn to relate specific knowledge to larger trends and issues that affect all cultures, especially transnational and cross-cultural interactions of peoples, economies, and politics; globalizing processes of communications; accelerating technological, environmental, demographic, and cultural changes; the search for law, order, and human rights; and the potentially violent political, ethnic, and religious responses to widespread modernization. Students planning to transfer to another institution should discuss their plans with an advisor at BRCC and at the receiving institution to ensure maximum transferability of credits.

Liberal Arts, International Studies, Associate of Arts checklist 2018-19

Liberal Arts, International Studies, Associate of Arts guided pathway 2018-19


The International Studies Concentration requires a minimum of 18 hours in various related courses across several disciplines.

To receive this degree, the student must:

For more information contact the Division of Liberal Arts at (225) 216-8165.