7604 - Global Studies
- Program Title
- Global Studies
- Degree Designation
- Program Level
- Instruction Mode
- On Campus
- Program Description
- International/Global Studies. (New) A program that focuses on global and international issues from the perspective of the social sciences, social services, and related fields.
- Global Studies
- College of Liberal Arts
24 credits: Completed with advisor's approval of which 12 must be topical and 12 must be regional.
Admission To Teacher Education: 0
Upper Division Writing Met
Global Studies Assessment Plan
GLST 490 satisfies the Upper Division Writing requirement as a capstone seminar with a major research paper.
Each GS major must have 16 credits (two full years) of foreign language or demonstrate the equivalent proficiency as verified by Languages and Cultures department. Native speakers of a language other than English may qualify for a waiver (see advisor for testing requirements). Up to 9 credits of GLST 444 Internship or 12 credits of education abroad can be applied to satisfy the electives in the program. The advisor maintains the current list of approved program electives for topical and regional courses. Topical courses are focused on Global Political and Economic Development (Track A), Global Institutions and Issues (Track B), or Global Ethics, Responsibility and Society (Track C). Four regional concentrations include: Africa and the Middle East, Asia, Europe and Russia, and the Americas.
See program website for additional information.
- Attract high-quality global talent from among students and faculty to GS program
- Student can communicate orally and in writing about specific international and global issues
- Develop stronger relations with international and global community of scholars and practitioners
- Student can critically analyze international and global issues
- Optimize cross-disciplinary collaboration in global studies in and out of classroom
- Student demonstrates appreciation of diverse social, cultural, political, and economic systems
- Produce globally aware and competent students
- Student understands the different disciplinary perspectives on international and global matters
- Strengthening international and global capacity for SCSU campus and the surrounding community
- The student appreciates the impact of global phenomena from a variety of disciplinary perspectives
- The student pursues original research as part of his/her capstone experience in the program