International & Global Studies

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

International Studies


You benefit by:

  • Learning to think globally
  • Building cross-cultural skills, awareness, and knowledge
  • Preparing for life-long learning within a multidisciplinary perspective
  • Giving yourself an edge over your competitors in a career in journalism, politics and government, education, law, foreign service, business and industry, and social service agencies 

Your path to global citizenship

The International Studies program focuses on unifying humans from all cultural, historic, social, geographic, and religious backgrounds. In an age where we are a click away from any place or person in the world, learning how to think beyond borders is invaluable.

  • Interdisciplinary
  • Complements any major
  • Customizable to any major
  • Capstone experience allows for integration with any major
  • Allows for an emphasis in a particular region or theme


Study abroad is recommended, but not required


Can be structured to accommodate your major

18 credits

one-on-one advising

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