Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
    Jun 07, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020

Global Studies, B.A.


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Global Studies is an interdisciplinary enquiry into the developments which have in the past and will continue to shape the interconnectedness of people and places around the world. It employs critical analyses of the processes which have contributed to both the complexity and variety of our world societies and to the common features of the changing human and natural environments.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the interconnectedness of local, regional, and global events, processes, and patterns.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the individual’s and local place’s relationships to global events, processes, and patterns.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of a conceptual or theoretical approach to global events, processes, and patterns.
  • Demonstrate an ability to apply humanistic, social scientific, or scientific methods to answer a global question.
  • Demonstrate an ability to construct and present an argument based on evidence.

Requirement


Core Areas A, B, C, D, and E: 42 Hours


  

Core Area F: 18 Hours


Core Area F (Major Specific Courses): 18 Hours


I. Introduction to Global Studies: 3 Hours

II. Foundations of Global Studies: 3-18 Hours

Courses under the 3000 level from the list below

No more than 1 course from the same department

III. Foreign Language through 2002: 3-12 Hours

Major Courses: 33 Hours


  • All majors must complete the senior capstone seminar: 3 Hours
  • Courses needed to complete the major can be taken in any of the following tracks:* 21 Hours

Minor - All Global Studies majors must minor in a Foreign Language: 12-15 Hours


Study abroad, taken either in major or foreign language minor: 9 Hours


Electives: 9-15 Hours


Total: 120 Hours


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