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International Studies

International Studies

Welcome to International Studies


International Studies is an interdisciplinary major with an internationally-focused curriculum that prepares students for careers or graduate study in the global arena. Eckerd provides an excellent environment in which to pursue a major in International Studies. Our college offers a wide range of courses with an international or regional focus, a faculty with broad international experience and expertise, and a student body that historically includes students from 35 countries.

Please contact any of the International Studies Faculty and we would be happy to tell you about this exciting major for our increasingly globalized world.

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
2013 Video Contest
3rd prize (Judges category), 2nd prize (Popular vote)

Fiske Guide 2013

For a second year in a row, Fiske recognizes Eckerd's strength in International Studies. Eckerd was noted on a list that Fiske defines as one of "today's hottest interdisciplinary majors:" International Studies.
Fiske Guide to Colleges 2013.

Student Scholars

Lorel Schmitzberger, an International Studies and Anthropology double majorLorel Schmitzberger with a minor in German, is one of eighteen Ford Apprentice Scholars college-wide.
Read more about Lorel and other International Studies students.