Global Studies

The bachelor of arts in Global Studies seeks to provide students with multiple perspectives for understanding the world and the tools necessary to appreciate how other peoples see the world and the issues confronting the global community.

This degree will use an interdisciplinary approach emphasizing political science, history, economics, sociology / anthropology, communication and environmental studies.

Program and UIS Links

Congratulations Spring 2017 Graduates!

  • Chelsea Domescik (B.A. in GBL)
  • Charlie Germann (B.A. in GBL/PSC double major)
  • Alejandro Inostroza (B.A. in GBL with minor in Management)
  • Alexandra Madden (B.A. in GBL with minor in Public Health)
  • Emily Schmidt (B.A. in GBL)
  • Samantha Sparks (B.A. in GBL)
  • Jarely Ventura (B.A. in GBL/PSC double major, minor in Information Systems)
  • Jessica Villegas (B.A. in GBL/ACC double major)

2017 Program Awards

  • Program Marshal – Alexandra Madden  student who has illustrated academic excellence and best exemplifies the goals and spirit of the program.  Program Marshals lead their colleagues in the commencement processional.
  • International Experience Award – Jarely Ventura   student who has clearly incorporated his or her international experiences within his or her intellectual development.

Alumni Employment

  • Riley Quinlan (B.A. 2015) Global Sanctions Analyst for American Express, PhoenixAlumni Riley Quinlan
  • Michael McColpin (B.A. GBL/PSC 2013)  Associate Producer for Digital Media, United Nations Foundation.  Learn more about Michael here!McColpin
  • Amanda Altman(B.A. GBL 2012, MPA 2014)  Program Specialist at University of Washington Global Health Program.Altman
  • Dexter Burns (B.A. GBL 2014) Executive Assistant, Human Resources, U.S. International Trade Commission.

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