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  • This page outlines degree requirements for the major in Global Studies (BA Global Studies). Students can also study this subject as a minor. Read more about the Global Studies program.

    Requirements for the BA in Global Studies

    Only specific courses satisfy the major requirements, including electives. Courses should be chosen carefully, in consultation with the Departmental Faculty Advisor and your Student Success advisor. Learn more and track your progress in the Detailed Degree Requirements and Global Studies Requirements Worksheet below.

    Introductory courses:

    • UGLB 2110 (Dis)Order and (In)Justice (3 credits)
    • UGLB 2111 Global Economies (3 credits)

    Other required courses:

    • 2 Knowledge Base electives (6-8 credits)
    • 5 Global Challenges electives. Three must be taken within a single cluster (see Detailed Degree Requirements below) and three must be 3000 level or higher (15-20 credits)
    • Collaborative Research Seminar (3-4 credits)
    • Foreign Language Proficiency (usually equivalent to four semesters of college-level study) (0-16 credits)
    • Experiential Requirement: UGLB 3903 Global Engagement Colloquium (2 credits)  

    Senior Capstone:

    • Senior Capstone Research Seminar (1-4 credits)

    Total credits: 33-60

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