Classes you can take:
Modern Comparative Politics, International Politics, Food and Culture, World Cultures, Anthropology of Gender, Politics of Developing Nations, Chinese Culture and Civilization, Contemporary South Asia, Contemporary Italy, Women in Middle East Societies
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Your degree in International Studies provides an excellent basis for a wide range of careers in business, government, and education, as well as for admission to graduate and professional schools, which are increasingly seeking “globally literate” individuals. Recent graduates have been accepted at graduate schools such as Johns Hopkins University, Columbia University, and The School for International Training.
Sample Job Titles and National Salary Ranges
|Job Title||Salary Range|
|Writers and Authors||$39,340 - $157,380|
|Interpreters and Translators||$42,960 - $114,360|
|Travel Agents||$20,460 - $80,520|
|Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$71,980 - $190,450|
|Instructional Coordinators||$36,070 - $116,330|
|Community Health Workers||$31,410 - $94,230|
|Political Scientists||$86,010 - $165,570|
|Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other|| Varies - Varies|
* Sources of Information: United States Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020).
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International Studies majors are required to fill an experiential learning requirement (ideally a semester-long study abroad, or an international cooperative education, internship or service learning course). You can enrich and broaden your academic program through participation in The Model United Nations Club, the International Student Organization, and other college organizations and clubs.
Ramapo students have gained real-world work experience with organizations such as Global Alliance for Women’s Health, Margaret Sanger Papers Project, Mercedes Benz, Seiko Corporation of America, National Organization for Women, Thomson Reuters, and American Business Forum on Europe. On the global stage, our student have studied through Ramapo College programs in India and Sierra Leone, or with other institutions in Switzerland and Argentina, just to name a few.