Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Master of International Affairs
The Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Master of International Affairs is a consecutive program offered by IR/PS and UC San Diego's undergraduate International Studies Program (ISP).
This unique program incorporates graduate-level coursework into the final year of study for a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies. The Master of International Affairs professional degree is awarded upon completion of an additional year of coursework at IR/PS.
The program curriculum builds on the interdisciplinary core of the International Studies Bachelor of Arts degree, making the Master of International Affairs suitable for a wide array of professional careers in international affairs focused on the Pacific region.In addition to core classes, students in the BA/MIA program select one career track and one country/regional specialization: China, Korea, Japan, Latin America, or Southeast Asia. Language acquisition is a key element within the curriculum.
|All students take courses in these core subjects:||Students must pick one of the following tracks:||Students must pick one of the following country/regional specializations:|
|Quantitative Methods||International Management||Japan|
|Policy Making Processes||International Politics||Korea|
|International Politics & Security||Public Policy||Latin America|
|Economics (Managerial & International)||International Environmental Policy||Southeast Asia|
|Accounting & Finance||International Development & Nonprofit Management|