Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Master in International Affairs
Undergrad to Grad in 5 Years
The Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Master of International Affairs is a consecutive five-year program offered by IR/PS and the undergraduate International Studies Program (ISP). This unique program incorporates graduate-level coursework into the fourth and final year of study for a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies. The Master of International Affairs professional degree is awarded upon completion of a fifth year of coursework done entirely at IR/PS. The program is open only to International Studies - economics and International Studies - political science majors at UC San Diego.
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 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 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|