[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Jul 16, 2024  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Global Studies, B.A.

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The global studies major is an interdisciplinary course of studies that addresses complex interactions among worldwide social, political, environmental, economic, and ethical phenomena. It provides students with the opportunity to explore connections among issues in socioeconomic and political development, the environment, and global justice. The program offers students significant opportunities for applying knowledge and solving problems concerning complex global phenomena through internships with a variety of organizations both in the United States and abroad. It favors intercultural understanding by requiring significant coursework in foreign languages. Finally, it provides students with skills in critical systems thinking and conflict resolution, and develops individual moral responsibility by emphasizing the connection between the social and moral outlook on a global scale. This major is intended to prepare students for careers in public, private, and nongovernmental organizations with a global or international focus, and for graduate and professional studies in programs that prepare students for careers in business, social services, social sciences, international development, international relations, law, and criminal justice.


University Campus Only Course Requirements

University Explorations (42 credit hours)

Global Studies Major Requirements (27 credit hours)

Foreign Language Requirement (12 credit hours)

Students are required to complete 12 credit hours of a Foreign Language.

General Elective Credits: Complete enough general elective credit hours to fulfill total hours required for degree completion.

Total Credits: 120

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