International Studies


Overview & Academics

The LIBERAL STUDIES program is ideal for students who wish to explore topics that are not explored by traditional majors. The student may design a multidisciplinary major around an area or choose from one of three pre-approved areas: Communication, American Studies and International Studies.

Career Options

  • Social Services Human Relations Officers
  • Public Relations Personnel
  • Urban Planner/City Manager
  • Non-profit Organizational Director
  • Copywriter
  • Medical Communications Trainer
  • Advertising Account Executive

Major Requirements                                                       

Lower Level Courses:
Choose 12 semester hours from:
SOC/ANT 210
ENG 201, 202, 230
HIS 101, 102, 225
POL 201
REL 115, 220

Required upper level courses:
Choose 18 upper level hours from:
ENG 422, 424, 426
HIS 303, 315, 350, 405
POL 313
REL 325, 326
SOC 400
Required Seminar LIB 499.  

Minor Requirements
No minor available.

International Studies Faculty

Chad C. Ross, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
Liberal Studies Program Coordinator
Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia
252.985.5269
cross@ncwc.edu