International Studies takes an interdisciplinary approach to learning about world issues. The International Studies curriculum focuses on comparative perspectives, histories, and approaches to global citizenship, inter-cultural knowledge, and universal respect.
The Institute for Global Engagement serves Washington State by providing internationally-focused educational experiences that prepare students to be global citizens and by supporting faculty and staff who are engaged inter-culturally.
Advisement for the minor can be secured through the Executive Director for the Institute for Global Engagement, Professor Vicki Hamblin, Miller Hall 215B, 360-650-4859.
Additional information regarding international education opportunities at Western can be found at: international.wwu.edu/.
Courses numbered X37; X97; 300, 400, 500 are described in the University Academic Policies section of this catalog.