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Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (BAIS) - Environment and Development

Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (BAIS) - Environment and Development

University of San Francisco

Main Campus, San Francisco, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    1001+
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
The Environment and Development track in the International Studies major is designed to equip students to develop a critical appreciation of global environmental issues both from the point of view of the science underpinning the issues, and with regard to the longer-term social, economic and political implications. The Students will: be able to analyze complex international issues using the theories and methodologies of multiple disciplines within the social sciences, humanities, and sciences so as to better respond to the transnational problems of the 21st century. gain the conceptual and analytical tools to understand how politics, economics, history, culture, and the environment shape global interactions and international relations. be able to assess the impacts of globalization on world cultures, economics, human rights, and the environment from a comparative perspective. demonstrate an understanding of the language, history, major issues, and problems facing at least one region (Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, or the Middle East) and be able to relate this knowledge to the broader global context. gain the knowledge, skills, and service ethic to enable them to promote just societies, human rights, and environmentally sustainable development.

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