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  • Curriculum

    The Bachelor of Arts degree in Global Studies requires completion of 120 credits, including at least 39 credits in the major as described below. Only designated courses satisfy major requirements, including Global Studies electives, and only approved fieldwork experiences satisfy the Global Engagement requirement. The thematic clusters for electives are Places, Peoples, and Encounters; Markets and States; Rights, Justice, and Governance; and Urban, Media, and Environment. Courses and thematic clusters should be chosen in consultation with an advisor.

    Students are encouraged to download the Requirement Worksheet for Global Studies to track their progress. Students must receive grades of C or above in all courses taken to fulfill major or minor requirements.

    Global Studies also offers a minor (6 courses).

    CoursesCredits
    UGLB 2110 (Dis)Order and (In)Justice3
    UGLB 2111 Global Economies3
    Two Knowledge Base Electives6–8
    Five Global Challenge Electives (at least three in one cluster; at least three at 3000 level or above)15–20
    Collaborative Research Seminar3-4
    UGLB 3903 Global Engagement Colloquium (plus field experience)2
    UGLB 4710 Senior Capstone Research Seminar1-4
    Foreign language proficiency (usually equivalent to four semesters of college-level study)0-16
    Total33-60
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