Become A Global Citizen

Become A Global Citizen
Become A Global Citizen

Undergraduate

Your undergraduate major or minor in Global Studies will increase your knowledge of international issues, develop your skills in critical thinking, communications and logical analysis, and prepare you to excel in a complex and ever-changing world.

Our interdisciplinary program is designed to help you understand the growing connectedness and diversity of interactions at the global level.

Core courses

  • Introduction to Global Studies
  • International Relations

Languages

  • 3 years of college-level modern language (pick from Arabic, Chinese, Czech, German, French, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish)

4 regional specializations

  • Africa and Middle East
  • Asia and Eurasia
  • Europe
  • Latin America

5 thematic specializations

  • Human Rights
  • Identity, Culture, and Society
  • Global Development and Service
  • Global Resources and Environment
  • Global Security and Foreign Policy

Majors and minors by theme

Global Studies majors are encouraged to major and minor in related disciplines. Below is a list of majors/minors that are closely related to the theme you chose to focus on in your major. In addition, we encourage all students to minor in their chosen language as that is one skill that they will be able to apply easily in any career field.

Global Development & Service

  • Business
  • Civic Engagement Certificate
  • Community and Regional Planning
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship (minor)
  • Humanities in Medicine
  • Management
  • Women's and Gender Studies

Global Resources & Environment

  • Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication
  • Applied Climate Science
  • Environmental Restoration Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Food, Energy and Water in Society (minor)
  • Natural Resource and Environmental Economics
  • Water Science

Global Security & Foreign Policy

  • Digital Humanities
  • Economics
  • Environmental Studies
  • National Security Studies (minor)
  • Political Science
  • Natural Resource and Environmental Economics
  • Public Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation Certificate

Human Rights

  • Civic Engagement Certificate
  • Community and Regional Planning (minor)
  • English
  • Environmental Studies
  • Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs (minor)
  • Political Science
  • Public Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation Certificate
  • Women's and Gender Studies

Identity, Culture, & Society

  • Anthropology
  • Classics and Religious Studies
  • Communication Studies
  • Digital Humanities
  • English
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Sociology
  • Women's and Gender Studies

Wherever you want to go, and whatever you want to do when you get there, you’ll find the path with global studies.

Let curiosity move you.