International Studies

International Affairs. National Security.
International Studies
Malicky Center, Room 104
(440) 826-2311
(440) 826-3396 (fax)

Coast Guard Vice Admiral Peter Neffenger, BW '77 addresses International Studies students in April 2014 on the growing importance of maritime issues for U.S. national security in the 21st century.

Sarah Brigadier and Charles Henderson at the IMO conference in London.  Read about their trip here.

Baldwin Wallace's international studies major was the first to be established in Ohio. It has an impressive track record of success.

Career Opportunities

  • Diplomacy/Peace Corps
  • Intelligence
  • Air Marshals
  • International Business
  • Teaching and Education
  • National/International Civil Service
  • Homeland Security/Customs
  • Travel and Tourism
An interdisciplinary major offering tracks of study in international affairs and national security, international studies provides a comprehensive look at the complex global issues affecting our country like foreign policy, economics, terrorism and more.

Focused Study in International Affairs or National Security

Our program combines broad-based interdisciplinary analysis with critical thinking and problem-solving strategies. The international affairs track will teach you to analyze the political, economic, social and cultural aspects of current world issues. The national security track will provide you with a core understanding of U.S. domestic and global threats and the methods for evaluating and managing them.

Comprehensive Program Addressing Your Career Goals

Coursework in sociology, geology, political science, history, economics, religion and foreign language provides you with a solid foundation for understanding today's complex global issues. Our flexible program enables you to customize your BW experience by taking upper-level classes in focused areas of career interest.

Faculty with Real-World Expertise

With years of teaching and career experience in the field, our faculty offer impressive credentials and connections that can help you both as a student and beyond.

Diverse Applied Learning Experiences

We offer a variety of study abroad programs as well as experiential learning opportunities that include independent study, internships, Model UN and, Model AU and Model NATO conferences, service learning programs and more.

Career Versatility

International Studies can be a companion major/minor for foreign language, business, political science, sociology and many other programs of study. 






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