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Global Studies

Offerings: Bachelor | Minor

Course Description

The Global Studies Program provides students with the opportunity to study international affairs from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. Whether pursuing the major or the minor, students can choose from an approved list of courses from Anthropology, Communication, Economics, History, Liberal Studies, Literature and Writing, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, Modern Language Studies, Visual and Performing Arts, and Women’s Studies. The program allows students to specialize in one of five geographic regions: the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, or Sub-Saharan Africa, and in two of five global issue areas: Foreign Policy, Global Conflict and Cooperation, International Law and Human Rights, Global Political Economy and Development, and Gender in Global Perspective.

Minor - The Minor in Global Studies provides students with the opportunity to study international affairs from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. Students can choose from an approved list of courses from Anthropology, Communication, Economics, History, Liberal Studies, Literature and Writing Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Modern Language Studies, Visual and Performing Arts, and Women’s Studies. The minor allows students to specialize in one of five geographic regions: the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, or Sub-Saharan Africa, and in one of five global issue areas: Foreign Policy, Global Conflict and Cooperation, International Law and Human Rights, Global Political Economy and Development, and Gender in Global Perspective. The Global Studies Minor will be useful to students pursuing careers in education, international business, international development, international organizations (e.g., United Nations), law, non-governmental organizations focusing on international affairs (e.g., Amnesty International), public service, and graduate study in related fields.


College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral & Social Sciences (CHABSS)