The Division of International, Comparative and Area Studies (ICA) supports undergraduate interdisciplinary majors, minors and honors programs. Over 250 students are currently enrolled in the Division’s undergraduate programs. The undergraduate programs explore global, regional, and domestic factors involved in contemporary politics, culture and history. Most students study overseas and acquire fluency in a second language as a part of their degree program.
Undergraduate majors are available in East Asian Studies, International Relations and Jewish Studies. Minors are available in African Studies, East Asian Studies, International Relations, Jewish Studies, Latin American Studies and Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies. Honors options are available in East Asian Studies, International Relations and Latin American Studies.
Many students pursue careers in government, non-governmental organizations, and business or go on to graduate school in law, business or academic Ph.D. programs.
The Division supports undergraduate research through the International Relations Summer Research College. Students work closely with faculty in affiliated departments in research projects.
Students within the Division of International, Comparative and Area Studies publish various undergraduate journals.
Please go to program websites for specific degree requirements and information.