Students majoring in international studies will acquire a knowledge of particular world areas and international issues, as well as the ability to work in at least one of the major languages of those areas. The acquisition of a high level of proficiency in the chosen language is an important component of this major. The student may emphasize either political science, economics, history, or sociology. The major is designed to prepare Wells students to assume professional roles in our complex global environment.
Available as a major. Students may also choose the minor in Global and International Studies.
Diverse internships, in the United States and abroad, are available to International Studies majors. Wells alumnae who are established leaders in their fields often provide internships opportunities for current students. The following is a sample of internships in the International Studies area held by Wells students in recent years:
International travel and study is integral to the International Studies major at Wells. Explore business, politics, language and literature and any number of sites around the world. Check out our off-campus study programs.
Bring your global perspective and leadership skills to bear on one of the many organizations associated with Wells College. Check out:
*Through the International Studies Colloquium Series, students, faculty members, and invited guests present their research projects or internship projects related to the mission of the International Studies Major in order to enhance the quality of its programs.