Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
    Apr 23, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Global Studies Major

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The Global Studies major is a multi-disciplinary course of study for students intending to work or study in an international setting or as a background for involvement in ministries around the world. All students in this program complete a core curriculum that provides broad background in economics, geography, history, politics, as well as in specific regions of the world. Students desiring vocations in missions are encouraged to complete the Intercultural Ministries Minor. Those interested in international business should complete the Business Minor.  Those attracted to careers in diplomacy and international politics should complete the Politics Minor.

The Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies requires completion of the following 120 credits:
General Education Core (48 credit hours)
Global Studies Major Core (36 credit hours)
Electives (36 credit hours)

General Education Requirements (48 credit hours)

Arts and Humanities (9 credit hours)

Take one course from each of the following three academic disciplines:

Fine Arts (3 credit hours)

Choose one course from the following:

Philosophy (3 credit hours)

Biblical Studies (12 credit hours)

Take the following four courses (some courses are cross-listed and only one prefix needs to be taken):

Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)

* Please see the First-Year Integration (FYI)  page for specific information about this required course.

Mathematics (3 credit hours)

Social Sciences (12 credit hours)

Take each of the following four courses:

Global Studies Major (36 credit hours)

General Electives (36 credit hours)

Complete 36 hours of elective credits. Although not required, it is strongly encouraged that students complete a minor to complement the Global Studies Major. By completing one of these minors, students will gain a competitive advantage in their field of interest.

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