This degree will use an interdisciplinary approach emphasizing political science, history, economics, sociology / anthropology, communication and environmental studies.
Program and UIS Links
GBL Students Go Abroad!
- GBL Major Samantha Sparks is spending the summer at Queen’s University in Northern Ireland, studying conflict management.
- GBL Major Jessica Villegas participated this summer in the UIS short-term study abroad program in The Gambia, focusing on public health issues.
- GBL Major Charlie Germann just completed a year at the University of Marburg in Germany, taking courses in political science and global development; as part of his trip he visited Moscow.
- GBL minors also studied abroad this past spring:
- Samantha Boettjer at Radboud University in the Netherlands
- Sean Flamand at the University of Valencia in Spain
- Pranay Someshwar was part of the UIS short-term program in Ashikaga, Japan.
- Riley Quinlan (B.A. 2015) Global Sanctions Analyst for American Express, Phoenix
- Michael McColpin (B.A. GBL/PSC 2013) Associate Producer for Digital Media, United Nations Foundation.
- Amanda Altman (B.A. GBL 2012, MPA 2014) Program Specialist at University of Washington Global Health Program.
- Dexter Burns (B.A. GBL 2014) Executive Assistant, Human Resources, U.S. International Trade Commission.