Global Studies

The bachelor of arts degree in Global Studies (housed in Department of Political Science) provides knowledge, skills and perspectives for work in the global community.

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

Student and Guides in Cuba
Global Studies Jessica Villegas (left, B.A. 18) with guides from 2018 UIS faculty-led study abroad trip to Cuba

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 Congratulations Spring 2019 Global Studies Graduates!

2019 Grads with Professor Frost
Recent Global Studies graduates (l-r): Alexis Robinson, Jean Abama, Dede Aggrey, Professor (and Grand Marshal) Hilary Frost, Cheyenne Danner, Michael Powell, Beto Flores.

Majors:  Jean DuPont Abama (COM double major), Maame Ekua Dede Aggrey, Cheyenne Danner, Roberto Flores (PSC double major), Michael Powell, Alexis Robinson, Dalton Traina

Minors: Aminata Bah (PSC major), Christina Noppenberger (BUS major), Jacob Tebbe (PSC major), Kayla Thomas (ENG major), Harnsar Wongsapan (CSC major)

Program MarshalMaame Ekua Dede AggreyGiven to a graduating student who has illustrated academic excellence and best exemplifies the goals and spirit of the program.  Dede led her colleagues in the commencement processional.