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Social Sciences Interdisciplinary BA - International Studies Concentration - Academic Experience

(HEGIS: 49.03 HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCI, CIP: 45.0101 Social Sciences, General)

Study Abroad

Students in the SSC/International Studies major are strongly encouraged to take part in a study abroad experience. The University at Buffalo offers study abroad programs in fall, winter, spring and summer sessions. There are opportunities available from one week to full-year programs. Based on the program chosen students may take classes in intensive language study, arts and culture, or politics, history and international relations.

Students should meet with the SSC/International Studies advisor to discuss how study abroad may fit into their schedule towards graduation and to review study abroad courses for possible use in the major.

Extracurricular Activities

Honors and Awards

Departmental Honors

A student in the SSC/International Studies major is eligible for departmental honors based on her/his University at Buffalo grade point average. Honors levels are Distinction with a GPA of 3.25 to 3.49, High Distinction with a GPA of 3.50 to 3.74 and Highest Distinction with a GPA of 3.75 or higher. A minimum of 50% of credits for the major must be completed at UB to be eligible for department honors.

Published: Jul 16, 2019 13:55:19