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Global Studies


Global Studies

Welcome to the Global Studies Department

As a Global Studies student, you will compare regions across the globe to shed light on world issues. 


Global Studies includes many different fields, including political science, economics, and cultural studies. But, Global Studies students don’t just think on a large scale. They study  how something like climate change can affect hundreds of nations, but they also consider its effects on their own backyard



GLOBL 001-Introduction to Global Studies

GLOBL 002-Global Issues

GLOBL 004A-History and Politics of a World Region-The Middle East

GLOBL 006-America in Global Perspective

GLOBL 007-Global Citizenship/Civics

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  • Describe globalization and its relationship to national, regional, and cultural diversity.

  • Analyze the impact of cultural context on world views.

  • Critically examine and analyze global issues from both interdisciplinary and international perspectives.

  • Explain the historical origins or roots of several current global issues.

  • Analyze the roles and responsibilities of governments, institutions and individuals as global citizens.

  • Select and employ relevant research techniques and to analyze initiatives developed to address global  challenges.

  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing about topics in global studies.

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