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International Studies

Explore your role in the world’s interconnected cultures and nations. The College's international studies program provides a strong foundation in cultural, historical, political, and economic perspectives, preparing students for work and transfer.

Degree Requirements

Study Abroad for First-person Learning

All students in the program will immerse themselves fully in a culture via a study abroad course of their choice led by expert faculty. Recent trips have included Colombia, Ecuador, Ireland, Guatemala, Italy, Nicaragua, and Spain.

Note: Some funding and financial aid may be available for study abroad courses. Alternative domestic cultural immersion options will be provided for those students unable to travel internationally.

Most careers require a bachelor’s degree, and opportunities include international aid and relief work, NGOs (non-governmental organizations), sustainable community development, international public policy, U.N. agencies, international business, and peace and mediation work.

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Most careers related to this program require a bachelor’s degree, and opportunities include international aid and relief work, NGOs (non-governmental organizations), sustainable community development, international public policy, U.N. agencies, international business, and peace and mediation work. Learn more about related jobs: 

Program Chair

Faculty - Anna Regula

Anna Regula

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Transfer Options

Transfer opportunities exist for graduates of the program to transfer with full junior status placement at SUNY Cortland, SUNY Oswego, Wells College, and Ithaca College. 첥Ƶ Cortland Community College students also frequently transfer to schools such as Cornell University, Rochester Institute of Technology, Binghamton University, SUNY New Paltz, SUNY Delhi, Keuka College, and more.