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B.A. in Global Studies

Requirements (38 credits)

Core Requirements (14 credits)

GS100America & the World

2

HIS110Survey of Global History I

4

PS231International Relations

4

PS251Comparative Politics

4

200-level Category. Select three of the following courses. (12 credits)

HIS255Latin American History

4

HIS261The Middle East

4

HIS265Asian History

4

HIS271African History

4

COMM243Cross Cultural Communication

4

300-level Category. Select two of the following courses. (8 credits)

HIS315Readings in Global History

4

HIS3--Special Topics in History (when topic is global focused)

4

BUS341Managing in the Global Economy

4

PS381Political Thought

4

Integrative Courses (4 credits)

GS467International Studies Capstone Seminar

3

GS495Internship

3

Additional Courses available to Global Studies majors:

WCL205Area Studies: Culture & Traditions

2

GS491Independent Study

3

Language Specialization (12 credits)

In addition, students interested in developing their language skills further will have the chance to do a Language Specialization that will be recorded on their transcripts.

Students must choose three courses from the list below according to their language ability which will be determined by a placement test:

WCL101SPABasic Language and Culture: Spanish

4

WCL103SPABeginner Language, Grammar & Culture: Spanish

4

WCL201SPAIntermediate Spanish I

4

WCL202SPAIntermediate Spanish II

4

WCL300Literature Survey

4

WCL305Composition & Conversation

4

WCL310Grammar & Style

4

A Global Studies major with a language Specialization will complete 50 credits.