7604 - Global Studies

General

Program Title
Global Studies
Degree Designation
BA
Program Level
Undergraduate
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.
Department(s)
Global Studies
College/School
College of Liberal Arts
Status
Active

Requirements

Credits: 39

Program Requirements

15 credits: GLST 195, POL 353, and ANTH 250 or ECON 350, and a social science research methodology course after consultation with the advisor, and GLST 490.

Electives

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

Admissions Requirements

  • GLST 490 satisfies the Upper Division Writing requirement as a capstone seminar with a major research paper.

  • None.

Notes

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.

Learning Outcomes

Objective
Attract high-quality global talent from among students and faculty to GS program
Objective
Student can communicate orally and in writing about specific international and global issues
Objective
Develop stronger relations with international and global community of scholars and practitioners
Objective
Student can critically analyze international and global issues
Objective
Optimize cross-disciplinary collaboration in global studies in and out of classroom
Objective
Student demonstrates appreciation of diverse social, cultural, political, and economic systems
Objective
Produce globally aware and competent students
Objective
Student understands the different disciplinary perspectives on international and global matters
Objective
Strengthening international and global capacity for SCSU campus and the surrounding community
Objective
The student appreciates the impact of global phenomena from a variety of disciplinary perspectives
Objective
The student pursues original research as part of his/her capstone experience in the program

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