Department of International Studies Student Learning Outcomes

Gonzaga University
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of International Studies
Degrees: B.A. in International Studies/Asian Studies, B.A. in International Studies/European Studies, B.A. in International Studies/Latin American Studies and B.A. in International Relations

The International Studies major will:

  • Achieve competency above the basic level in at least one modern foreign language; this is measured as the ability to:
    • Read and converse in that language
    • Understand and analyze examples of literature and culture related to that modern foreign language
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the major concepts, perspectives, and modes of study which comprise the field of International Studies
  • Explain, analyze, and illustrate the historical development and contemporary issues related to the student’s area of concentration
  • Be able to conduct independent research which involves analyzing and synthesizing information on a single topic related to the students’ chosen fields of emphasis
  • Describe the results of their research in writing and orally in English employing appropriate examples and International Studies concepts

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