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University of Illinois Springfield

Global Studies University of Illinois Springfield

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About the Program

Global Studies provide its 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 globaphoto of studentsl community.

This degree uses an interdisciplinary approach emphasizing political science, history, economics, sociology/anthropology, communication and environmental studies.  Students will learn a variety of theoretical approaches for understanding global issues such as war and peace and globalization and development.

Students in this major are encouraged to do their required civic engagement component (part of the General Education requirement) through study abroad, or through an internship with an international business or nonprofit agency.

The program offers both a major and a minor, check out the Global Studies curriculum.