In taking Liberal Studies courses that cover a multitude of varied disciplines, students are able to explore a wide range of liberal arts subjects, discovering the powerful and undeniable connections between fields like politics, literature, science, sociology, art, and history. Exposure to multiple areas of students with a broad knowledge base and enhanced critical reading, writing, and thinking skills. Internships are an integral part of the curriculum. Through actual work experience during the program, students are better-prepared for their future professions. Possible internships include experience in art galleries, museums, hotels, as well as art and events management companies — and much more.
The Associate’s Degree in Liberal Studies is a 65-credit program consisting of courses in the areas of business, communication and humanities. The program offers students general requirements, as well as elective courses that coincide with students’ interests, which students themselves can choose together with the Dean of Students. In order to successfully complete the program, students must also take part in a two-credit internship program.
Liberal Studies is a 65-credit program consisting of courses in the areas of business and humanities. The program offers students general requirements, as well as elective courses that coincide with students’ interests, which students themselves can choose together with the Dean of Students. In order to successfully complete the program, students must also take part in a two-credit internship program. Upon the successful completion of two years in Madrid, students may finish their Bachelor’s Degree either at Endicott College in Massachusetts, or at any other American college or university in the world.
Learning Outcomes Associate’s Degree in Liberal Studies
Demonstrate an understanding of the content of liberal arts disciplines.
Communicate effectively in written form.
Articulate the connections and distinctions between and among liberal arts disciplines, and their contemporary relevance.
Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analytical skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse in across disciplines.
Develop an understanding of the relationship between liberal studies, and career opportunities via professional internships.
Bachelor’s Degree of Arts in International Studies
CIS-Endicott Students in Spain can complete the four-year degree in International Studies (126 credits), entirely in Madrid, earning an official Endicott College Bachelor degree, or opt to complete the final two years at Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts, or any other American college or university in the world.
Those students who decide to proceed to the Bachelor’s Degree of Arts in International Studies will study a multi-disciplinary program that prepares you to be a leader in an increasingly interdependent global community.
This multi-disciplinary major will teach you to critically examine world affairs and pursue advanced degrees and/or careers in international law, diplomacy, politics, and business. The program will also prepare you for careers with governmental and non-governmental organizations whose work addresses human rights, economic development, conflict resolution, the plight of refugees, and other pressing global needs.
Through the program, you will:
Take courses in a range of disciplines to examine the ways in which global forces – cultural, economic, political, etc. – take shape and interact.
Investigate the reasons and means by which nations in the 21st-century must now cooperate and compromise on issues such as international security, the environment, cyber crime, economic policies, and humanitarian aid.
Learning Outcomes Bachelor’s Degree of Arts in International Studies
Upon completion of the international studies program, students will:
Demonstrate knowledge of the cross-disciplinary nature of the field – e.g. the global and comparative dimensions of history, economic systems, cultural norms, art, and literature.
Demonstrate an understanding of international politics and geopolitics, and their role in world affairs and conflicts.
Communicate effectively in written form within the conventions of the disciplines that constitute international studies.
Describe the language and culture of a region of the world that differs from that which students already know.
Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the international studies discipline.
Make connections between their major and professional opportunities through a variety of internships.
Program of Study
Curriculum Requirements – Associate Degree
Total Credits Required: 65
Curriculum Requirements – Bachelor Degree
Total Credits Required: 126
General Education Core Requirements (6 credits)
ENG 111 Critical Reading & Writing I – 3 cr. +info
ENG 112 Critical Reading & Writing II- 3 cr. +info