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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

Global Studies, BA Major in


Program Requirements – Total Semester Hours: 33


The BA major in global studies consists of a minimum of 33 semester hours in global studies, and a minor consisting of 18 s.h. in an academic discipline, distributed as follows:

3. Required Elective Courses in Global Economics, Politics and Culture – Semester Hours: 6


At least 6 s.h. from the electives in global economics, politics and culture. Any course not currently listed under global economics, politics and culture, but approved by the chairperson of global studies, may be counted toward these 6 sh.

Electives in Global Economics, Politics and Culture


4. Required Elective Courses in Regional Studies – Semester Hours: 6


At least 6 s.h. chosen from the electives listed under regional studies. Any course with a regional focus that is not listed, but approved by the chairperson of Global Studies may be counted toward these 6 s.h.

Electives in Regional Studies


5. Required Elective Course in Category 3 or 4 - Semester Hours: 3


At least 3 s.h. chosen from Category 3: Required Elective Courses in Global Economics, Politics, and Culture (listed above) or Category 4: Required Elective Courses in Regional Studies (listed above). In addition, any course that is not listed but approved by the chairperson of global studies may be counted toward these 3 s.h.

Please Note:


  • Depending on subject matter, credits for GS 100, 104 A-Z, 151-154,190 may be counted toward either the electives in global economics, politics and culture or as regional area studies electives.
  • A maximum of 12 s.h. of courses taken in any one academic discipline may be used toward the 33 s.h. needed for the major. Classes that have the GS designation or are required courses are excluded from this restriction.
  • A dual major or a minor, consisting of 18 s.h., taken in an academic discipline. No more than 9 s.h. of courses taken as part of the second major or the minor may be applied toward the GS major. Courses required for the GS major or minor and those with a GS designation are excluded from this restriction.
  • At least 18 s.h. must be in-residence.
  • At least 12 s.h. must be from 100-level courses.
  • A final grade of C- or better is required in each course.
  • With permission of the chairperson, up to 6 s.h. of appropriate HUHC seminars can be used toward the electives in global economics, politics and culture or as regional area studies electives.