B.A. in International Studies

Delivery Format: Online | On Campus

Total Credit Hours Required: 120 +

Approved Degree Plan: Click to download PDF

The Bachelor of Arts in International Studies major, offered online and on campus in Virginia Beach, prepares you for an internationally focused career in government, or nonprofit or private sectors. You will explore global issues, world geography and international relations. Presented from a Christian worldview, you'll also analyze and evaluate globalization processes through multiple perspectives. 

  • Become versed in prominent world religions, cultures, literature and history.
  • Understand fiscal and monetary policy analysis for government decision-making.
  • Explore foreign affairs, policy and relationships between nation-states in the international political community.

Career Opportunities:

  • Government
  • International Affairs
  • Travel/Tourism
  • Translation/Interpretation
  • Humanitarian Organizations

Admission requirements vary based on the stage you're at in life. Select a link below to learn how to apply.

College of Arts & Sciences 2018-19 Tuition Rates

Program Type

Tuition

On-Campus Student

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Under 12 credit hours
  • Over 18 credit hours

 

  • $8,490 (block rate)
  • $595/credit hour
  • $566/credit hour

Online Student (enrolled in 8-week classes)

  • Full-time (12* credit hours)
  • Part-time (6* credit hours)

*Average number of credits per semester.

 

  • $395/credit hour
  • $425/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour

 

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

Application Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

 

$50

One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)

$150


$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

New Student Programming Fee

$75

One-time fee applied to all incoming students

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee (Online Students)

$700/semester

$550/semester

Contributes to university academic and administrative operations

 

Optional Fees

 

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

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