About the Program
Our program focuses on helping students build the skills to successfully communicate across cultural boundaries. Global studies has a curriculum that cultivates self-awareness. We want you to find an aspect of globalization that inspires you to follow an independent education path towards a successful, conscious career.
What You'll Learn
- Bring together knowledge of different disciplines and cultures to address and analyze global challenges.
- Collaborate across areas of study to develop sustainable, equitable solutions and plan a course of action.
- Challenge power relations, inequities, and injustices by effectively advocating for diversity and justice.
- Take advantage of knowledge from multiple worldviews and learn how to use it in a professional setting.
Plan of Study
Students must complete 24 credit hours of approved coursework to complete the global studies minor. Many courses can be used as electives in a variety of majors or selected as an alternative to WCore classes.
Explore the different approaches to the study and practice of international relations and global politics. By employing a critical and intercultural framework, our students will learn and understand the growing diversity of Western, non-Western, feminist, and ecological perspectives of worldwide affairs.
Patterns of Global Immigration
In this course, you will look at the recent history of and reasons behind global immigration patterns. We will focus on immigrant experiences in places like the United States and Europe and use primary sources to analyze the influence of immigration worldwide.