International Studies Students @ Phoenix College

International Studies

The International Studies program provides students the opportunity to broaden their horizons and their understanding of our increasingly interdependent global society. Courses cover a broad array cultural issues, with an emphasis on world politics and religions.

It also builds proficiency in cross-cultural communications and the capacity to navigate world cultures. Courses include English, Reading, World Religions, as well as history and foreign languages. These areas form an excellent foundation for a liberal arts, college transfer degree.

Skills & Knowledge

Skills and knowledge that may be earned through the successful completion of International Studies courses include:

  • Awareness of the influence of world religions on social, economic, and political developments
  • Familiarity with relevant issues such as national security, war, economic integration and trade
  • Knowledge of the analytical and theoretical positions used to explain world politics
  • Understanding of the political systems of government
Career and Employment Outlook: 

Employment in this area may include occupations in education and the political sector, geography, and related fields. For information about careers in your area of study, visit O*NET OnLine for detailed job descriptions, education requirements, wage and employment trend information.