Nov 24, 2020  
2020-2021 General Catalog 
2020-2021 General Catalog

Global Studies, B.A.

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  Degree Requirements Units  
  General education (48, 13-16 units in major) 32-35  
  Core Courses 34-40  
  Concentration 24  
  General electives 21-30  
  Total units needed for graduation 120  

Note: Courses required for the major must be taken for a traditional letter grade, except for courses that are offered Cr/NC only. Students must earn a C- or better in any course applied to the major.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate awareness of diverse social, economic, political, cultural, environmental and demographic conditions found around the world
  • Demonstrate understanding of the global political, economic and social system, and how world regions contribute to that system
  • Develop an awareness of human aspirations across the globe and conditions inhibiting them
  • Understand the complex nature of contemporary social issues (for example poverty, health and education, immigration and refugees, political nationalism, environmental justice, human rights, etc), and different theoretical or ideological approaches to addressing them
  • Acquire the communication skills needed to work effectively in a global or multicultural context
  • Engage as active citizens in your community, country, global society

Core Courses (34-40 units)

Language Skill Requirement

(1 course or verified proficiency:)

Intermediate level proficiency in a modern language other than English is required, which is typically met by completing a fourthsemester standard language course with a grade of C or better. With department approval, the requirement may be waived if proficiency in a language has been met through prior language study, study abroad, or test credit.

World Regions Overview

Professional Development

Capstone (13 units)

Cross Cultural Experience

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