Thomas More College

Can You See Beyond Our Borders?

International Studies is a growing field that attempts to bridge cultural differences in an increasingly global society of business and commerce. Multinational companies, including more than 300 foreign-owned firms and 10 Fortune 500 companies operating in metropolitan Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, are always looking for qualified graduates to help them make and maintain critical connections. With an international studies degree from Thomas More College, you'll be prepared to pursue many different directions, including:

  • Business and Commerce
  • Government
  • Education
  • Social Assistance and Advocacy Agencies
  • Civic and Social Associations
  • Political Organizations
  • Military
  • Graduate School
  • Law School

International Studies

Concentrate Your Efforts

Thomas More's international studies degree is an interdisciplinary program designed to prepare you for a career in the contemporary world, striving to recognize and understand the complexities and problems of our world, and to offer meaningful, just solutions in line with our Christian values. With the Bachelor of Arts degree, you choose one area of concentration in European, East Asian or American (for non-native speakers of English) studies. The concentration you choose determines which foreign language you'll study.

Chart Your Course

A sampling of the international studies courses you may take includes:

  • Business Ethics
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Environmental Science
  • Foreign Language
  • History of Art
  • International Management
  • International Relations
  • Introductory Geography
  • Principles of Sociology
  • World Economic History
  • World Religions

Study Abroad

At least two weeks of travel or study abroad is required to receive an international studies degree from Thomas More College. We're a member of the Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA), which offers summer and winter programs in Great Britain, Ireland, Australia, Hong Kong and a number of other countries on six continents. In addition, Thomas More has five sister universities in Japan, Germany, Ireland, Scotland and Puerto Rico, where you can study for one or two semesters at the Thomas More tuition rate. Thomas More's Brown Global Perspectives Fund helps qualified students with their study abroad expenses.

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For more information, contact:

Dr. John V. Cimprich
Department of History, International Studies, and Political Science
Thomas More College
859-344-3394
john.cimprich@thomasmore.edu