College of Social Sciences


We offer an interdisciplinary program at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The program allows students a great deal of choice in planning a curriculum to meet their individual interests and career goals. Students choose approved courses from a variety of departments and are encouraged to take advantage of internship and study abroad opportunities.

Challenge for all students and alums!

To celebrate the upcoming 50th anniversary of the IA Graduate program, we have created a new scholarship for master’s students, the 50th Anniversary Scholarship, and Dr. Metcalf will match the first $5,000 in donations. The fund code is #7673. It would be wonderful to have this endowed before the gala in February 2014 so give early and give often! The first scholarship will be awarded to an incoming graduate student this fall. Stay tuned, and we will let you know who it is.

Save the Date

On February 28 - March 1, 2014 we will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the IA Master's program, and we invite all alums and current students of the IA, ASN, REES, and LACS programs to come celebrate with us. We have set up an event on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/events/371210556322652/) where we will be posting information, and we will also update this webpage as we make our plans. Let us know what you would like to do or how you can help. At this time, we are especially looking for alums who would be willing to be on panels to talk to students about career opportunities. We will also be recruiting students to talk to alums about all the great stuff they are doing.

Asian Studies

The program in Asian Studies offers an area studies format that is designed to develop a student's competence in the language, history, culture, and ... go to http://www.coss.fsu.edu/asian/ for more information.

Russian and East European Studies

The Interdisciplinary Program in Russian and East European Studies is an area studies program that is designed to develop a student's competence in the language, history, culture, and ... got to http://www.coss.fsu.edu/russia/ for more information.

Latin American Studies

The Interdisciplinary Program in Latin and Caribbean Studies is an area studies program that is designed to develop... go to http://lacs.fsu.edu/ for more information.

The Broad International Lecture Series

The Broad Lecture Series a is a sequence of six talks each year -- three per semester -- by invited speakers from around the United States and the world; past speakers have included academics, government officials, and other political actors from many different nations. The talks cover a wide variety of topics related to international affairs, including international pollution, the European Union, and the Middle East peace process. The lecture series is organized by FSU's College of Social Sciences.

Please got to http://www.coss.fsu.edu/lectures to see lecture dates.