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.

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

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Alumni News!

  • Michael McColpin (B.A. GBL/PSC 2013)  Recently named Associate Producer for Digital Media, United Nations Foundation.McColpin
  • Amanda Altman (B.A. GBL 2012, MPA 2014)  Recently named Program Specialist at University of Washington Global Health Program.Altman
  • Dexter Burns (B.A. GBL 2014)  Recently named Executive Assistant, Human Resources, U.S. International Trade Commission.

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What’s New

  • Congratulations to Spring 2016 graduates with the Major in Global Studies!
    • Hannah Cave – Concentration in Comparative Cultures, Teacher Education Program, Study Abroad in Finland
    • Manuel Gomez – Concentration in Environmental Issues, Minor in Business Administration, International experience in Mexico
    • Gail Malecki – Concentration in Culture and Languages, Minors in Economics and Management Information Systems, Study Abroad in Spain
  • Special Recognition goes to Manuel Gomez, named Global Studies Program MarshallThis award is given to a graduating student who has illustrated academic excellence and best exemplifies the goals and spirit of the program.

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  • Student Charlie Germann is currently completing his second semester abroad at the University of Marburg in Germany, taking courses in political science, global development, and German.Charlie Germann in Germany