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International Studies

Why Minor in International Studies?

A minor in international studies focuses on modern languages, regional geography and non-western courses. It is designed for students who want to study the world and have a cross-cultural understanding about working with multiple cultures in the United States and other countries.

Students learn about global events and trends through classes in political science, geography, languages, history, economics, marketing and art. After taking the required courses, students have the opportunity to customize this minor from pre-approved electives.

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The Northwest Difference

Founded in 1905, Northwest is a traditional campus with more than 7,200 undergraduate and graduate students. Located in the middle of everywhere, Maryville is two hours from Omaha, Nebraska and Kansas City, Missouri and 2 ½ hours from Des Moines, Iowa.

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Save more than $7,400 over four years through our textbooks and laptop program.

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More than $19 million in scholarships and grants awarded annually.

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Career Ready. Day One.

Students organizations, internships and profession-based learning experiences ensure students are Career Ready, Day One.

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Graduation Rate: 89th percentile

Graduation Rate: 89th percentile of Northwest's national peer group.