Global Studies - MINOR

The Global Studies minor prepares students for meaningful careers in an increasingly globalizing world. Through diversified coursework, students synthesize and apply theories and concepts from many disciplines (e.g., arts, history, religion, philosophy, literature and politics), deepening their understanding of globalization and enhancing their major field of study.

Global Studies


GLS1001Introduction to Global Studies3
Choose four of the following: *,**12
World Cinemas
Latin American History, Culture and Society
Middle East in Global Perspective: Peoples, Cultures and Politics
World History Since 1500
History of Globalization
History of the Atlantic World
History of the Mediterranean World
History of the Pacific World
International Business Law
Comparative Study of World Religions
Cultures of Africa
Total Credits15.0

Students are responsible for meeting prerequisites.


Three credits of a Study Abroad course may be applied toward the minor with the following requirements: 3000 level, interdisciplinary in nature and specific to study of the site, and the approval of the department chair.

If a minor course is listed as a major course in a student’s major program, the student must choose additional courses from an elective list to complete the minor. Please see the Minors, Specializations and Certificates page for additional information.