In the recent presidential election, many Republican constituents were unhappy with the fact that Republican lawmakers were voting in favor of international trade deals such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership and other labor reforms.
International and Area Studies offers an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to understanding global issues. Our undergraduate major encourages a broad understanding of the world while exploring the diversity and richness of other cultures. Our program places particular emphasis on study abroad, independent research, and foreign language coursework. Read more about the IAS program and Study Abroad at IAS: Crossing Disciplines, Crossing Boundaries.