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 senior Jessica Villegas (left) with guides from January 2018 study abroad trip to Cuba

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International Audience Applauding

Congratulations Spring 2018 Graduates!

  • Luke D’Elia (B.A. in GBL/PSC double major)
  • Kathia Diaz (B.A. in GBL/HIS double major)
  • Jessica Villegas (B.A. in GBL/ACC double major)

Recent Study Abroad

  • Alexandra Madden (center) spend seven weeks in Ghana this summer, researching water quality, hypertension, diabetes and Hepatitis C.  She and colleagues from the UIS Department of Public Health worked with students and staff from Ghana’s University Of Health And Allied Sciences.