International Studies (BA)

International Studies (BA)

TOTAL CREDITS
120 credits
Major Requirements*
36 credits
General Education Core
33 credits
Major Electives
30 credits
Free Electives
21 credits
* Including two 3-credit internships
What can you do with this degree?

Medaille’s BA in International Studies prepares you for careers in fields like:

Law
Human Resources
Government and Foreign Service
International Business and Export/Import Business
Nonprofit Social and Community Service
Social Work and Counseling
Public Relations
Health Services
Travel and Hospitality
Museums
Teaching

Choose two concentrations from four unique options:

Intercultural Studies
International Business
International Law
Urban Studies
About the Program 

Medaille’s bachelor’s degree in international studies program provides you with a unique opportunity to: 

  • Enrich your understanding of the interconnectedness of peoples and cultures
  • Learn about and discuss cultural traditions and practices outside your world view
  • Develop your awareness of cultural diversity so that you can communicate with reflection, empathy and intelligence
  • Prepare yourself to participate in a global dialogue
  • Familiarize yourself with different disciplinary approaches to the international world
  • Increase your abilities to read closely and to make informed critical judgments
  • Develop your abilities to communicate clearly and persuasively, orally, in writing, and in multimedia

International Studies (BA) Program Faculty

  • Douglas Anderson
    Douglas Anderson, M.F.A.

    Professor, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Office: M207

    Phone: (716) 880-2114

    Email: danderson@Medaille.edu

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  • Alan Bigelow
    Alan Bigelow, Ph.D.

    Professor, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Office: M229

    Phone: (716) 880-2244

    Email: abigelow@medaille.edu

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  • Terri Borchers
    Terri Borchers, Ph.D., J.D.

    Associate Professor, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Office: M212

    Phone: (716) 880-2151

    Email: tborchers@Medaille.edu

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  • Lucy Czesak
    Lucy Czesak, M.A.

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Office: M226

  • Erika Hamann
    Erika Hamann, M.A.

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Office: M204

    Phone: (716) 880-2293

    Email: ehamann@Medaille.edu

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  • Mary Louise Hill
    Mary Louise Hill, Ph.D.

    Professor, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, Program Director (English)

    Office: M210

    Phone: (716) 880-2228

    Email: mlhill@Medaille.edu

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  • Alumni Anne Patrick
    Sister Anne Patrick '69

    Laird Professor of Religion and Liberal Arts emerita, Carleton College

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  • Kyle Shrader, M.F.A.
    Kyle Shrader, M.F.A.

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Office: M226

    Email: Kyle.J.Shrader@medaille.edu

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    Bridgette Slavin, Ph.D.

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Email: bks49@Medaille.edu

  • Alice Villasenor
    Alice Villaseñor, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of English, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Office: M209

    Phone: (716) 880-2217

    Email: alice.m.villasenor@medaille.edu

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You have an exciting journey ahead —
and we’ll be there every step of the way.

Medaille College is the place for students who want to change their world and improve the lives of their communities through their careers as leaders, advocates and professionals. Each one of Medaille’s undergraduate programs prepares you for the workplace through hands-on learning experiences in and out of the classroom.

Medaille College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000

  • Personalized support
  • Student-centered environment
  • Financial aid and scholarships available
  • Vibrant campus located in the heart of the City of Buffalo Relevant real-world experiences
  • More than two-dozen clubs and activities
  • Successful NCAA Division III athletic teams

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Phone: (716) 880-2000


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