Why International Studies?
International Studies is an interdisciplinary program that provides students with a rich understanding of other cultures. This kind of intercultural communication is becoming increasingly valuable in our globalized, connected world. A background in International Studies can open up careers in a variety of fields, including business, government, missions, teaching, medicine, and others.
The International Studies program at ACU equips students with the following skills:
- Understanding and interaction with people who are culturally diverse
- Knowledge of other cultures, languages, and institutions
- Ability to analyze and communicate across cultural or national lines
- Ability to adapt and appreciate others and their lifestyles
- Ability to understand and adapt programs, products, and services to the cultural background of the audience
- Language skills
- Problem-solving skills