2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jan 26, 2021  
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Global Studies, Regional Concentration (B.A.)

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Major Requirements

Students majoring in Global Studies must complete 9 foundational courses (25 credits) and at least four courses within a concentration (12 credits). Students are also required to spend one semester abroad and by the end of their senior year, students must demonstrate intermediate proficiency in a foreign language.

Thematic or Regional Concentration (12 credits)

Students must take at least 4 courses from one of the 4 concentration options (Socio-cultural Identities Concentration , International Development Concentration , Regional Concentration , and/or Mercy Critical Concern Concentration ). Concentrations should be chosen by the end of sophomore year and before selection of the study abroad program. Students are encouraged to choose a study abroad program that allows them to take courses that complete or complement the concentration.With approval GLO399  Special Topics courses, GLO499  Directed Study and/or GLO491  Internship can be used to fulfill concentration requirements.

Regional Concentration Requirements

Students design a concentration program of at least 4 courses with content focused on a single geographic region. Must match program goals. Requires preapproval. Students are encouraged to take courses on study abroad that contribute to and complement the concentration. Language acquisition courses used to fulfill the intermediate language proficiency requirement may not be used to fulfill the regional concentration. Advanced language courses or language courses in a third language taken above and beyond the major’s language requirement may be used to fulfill regional concentration with approval.


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