Department Information

Chair:
Alexandru Balas, Coordinator
Old Main Room 217-C
Phone: 607-753-4823
Email:
Alexandru.Balas@cortland.edu
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Majors/Minors

Dual Major in Adolescence Education: Social Studies and International Studies (7-12) [SST and IST]

This program allows students who major in international studies to qualify for certification to teach adolescence education in social studies (grades 7-12). It combines a major in international studies with additional course work and professional teacher preparation.

Career Potential

  • Teaching adolescence social studies
  • Professional schools such as law or social work
  • Business
  • Government and non-profit agencies and organizations

Program Details for Dual Major in Adolescence Education: Social Studies and International Studies (7-12) [SST and IST]

International Studies Minor [IST]

International Studies Interdisciplinary Degree Program
Alexandru Balas, coordinator
International Studies Program
Old Main, Room 217-C
607-753-4823
Fax: 607-753-5694
cortland.edu/istudies

Program Details for International Studies Minor [IST]

International Studies: Area concentration in Africa [IST/AFRI]

This International Studies Interdisciplinary Degree Program concentration provides an understanding of how African peoples and cultures have been affected, over time, by contacts with a much wider world.

Program Details for International Studies: Area concentration in Africa [IST/AFRI]

International Studies: Area concentration in Asia and Pacific Basin [IST/ASIA]

This International Studies Interdisciplinary Degree Program concentration provides a broad understanding of the diverse societies and peoples of Asia, which constitute more than half of the world’s population.

Program Details for International Studies: Area concentration in Asia and Pacific Basin [IST/ASIA]

International Studies: Area concentration in Europe [IST/EURO]

This International Studies Interdisciplinary Degree Program concentration provides a broad understanding of the forces that have made modern Europe and are shaping its culture, its people and its politics in the post-Cold War era.

Program Details for International Studies: Area concentration in Europe [IST/EURO]

International Studies: Area concentration in Latin America [IST/LAT]

Through study of the culture, economic systems and political science of this area students gain exposure to a major player in the international scene, as well as regions within the United States. For more information, contact the International Studies Interdisciplinary Degree Program.

Program Details for International Studies: Area concentration in Latin America [IST/LAT]

International Studies: Concentration in Geography [IST/GRY]

In this International Studies Interdisciplinary Degree Program concentration, students will gain an appreciation of global cultural, social and political patterns from a geographic perspective, as well as understand the associated interdependence of human and environmental factors.

Program Details for International Studies: Concentration in Geography [IST/GRY]

International Studies: Disciplinary concentration in Culture and Global Development [IST/CGLO]

In this International Studies Interdisciplinary Degree Program concentration, students will gain insight into the cultural institutions of global cultures in preparation to encounter the global issues facing present-day indigenous and migrant populations.

Program Details for International Studies: Disciplinary concentration in Culture and Global Development [IST/CGLO]

International Studies: Disciplinary concentration in Global Economic Systems [IST/GES]

In this International Studies Interdisciplinary Degree Program concentration, students will gain a strong background in economic theory and a clear understanding of key economic trends, issues and policies as they relate to globalization and the changing world economy.

Program Details for International Studies: Disciplinary concentration in Global Economic Systems [IST/GES]

International Studies: Disciplinary concentration in Global Political Systems [IST/GPS]

In this International Studies Interdisciplinary Degree Program concentration, students will gain an understanding of both the political life of areas of the world such as Latin America, Europe and Africa but also to the dynamics of international politics.

Program Details for International Studies: Disciplinary concentration in Global Political Systems [IST/GPS]

International Studies: Disciplinary concentration in Historical Development [IST/HDEV]

Focusing on the last 500 years, this concentration in the International Studies Interdisciplinary Degree Program traces the historical basis of the modern world system and then allows students to focus on particular regions and historical topics.

Program Details for International Studies: Disciplinary concentration in Historical Development [IST/HDEV]

International Studies: Disciplinary concentration in International Health and Environment [IST/IHLH]

This International Studies Interdisciplinary Degree Program concentration prepares the individual for an entry level position with international agencies that deal with international health, nutrition, development and relief issues.

Program Details for International Studies: Disciplinary concentration in International Health and Environment [IST/IHLH]