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International Studies

The International Studies stream explores the international community in which students live, tackling the big global issues that face the world. Students take courses in world politics and human rights, international development and trade, and study the historical events and forces that have shaped the globalized world we live in today.

The International Studies stream is an excellent choice for students wishing to pursue careers in international non-government organizations, economic development, international relations, trade, and more.

Course selection

When selecting politics, history, and economics courses within the PHE major, students specializing in International Studies should include the following:

Program streams

Program streams allow for specialization within a degree program and prepare students for employment and professional studies.

    Our Politics-History-Economics grads get jobs as:

  • Community Organizers
  • Development Advisors
  • Entrepreneurs
  • International Development Advisors
  • Policy Analysts
  • Public Servants

    Our Politics-History-Economics grads go on to study:

  • Economic Development
  • International Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Public Policy