The International Studies (4+1), BA/MA program will save you both time and tuition by allowing you to earn a bachelor's and master's degree in only five years. You can start taking courses toward your master's in your junior or senior year and earn a master’s degree with just 26 additional units of course work, compared to 34 units for two-year students.

Global Learning During the Pandemic

Eight students studied this spring semester in Africa, Central America, Asia, and Europe. USF plans robust study abroad menu for the fall.

Danielle Marquez, left, along with four other study abroad students


Two USF students in business-wear walking and chatting

Why a 4+1 Program?

Earn two degrees in five years instead of six. Get a discount on your fifth year. Launch into the working world sooner.

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International Studies, BA

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