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.
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.