May 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin 
    
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Global Studies BA


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The major in Global Studies seeks to prepare students to work for any organization dealing with domestic and international projects or to continue with graduate studies in fields related to worldwide activities such as International Development, Diplomacy, International Relations, and International Policies.

This major requires a minor or a double major in a foreign language (18-24 credits), including a minimum of a semester abroad.

Total Credits - 120


Electives


Choose 6 credits in consultation with academic advisor.

Cognates - 6


General Education (Andrews Core Experience)


Students must fulfill all Bachelor’s Degree requirements listed in the Andrews Core Experience .

Student Learning Outcomes


Graduates of this program will:

  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of global interactions and cross-cultural communication.
  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of the ideas, value systems, practices, and structures of a culture other than their own.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of global affairs and linguistics skills needed to communicate with people from some specific regions of the world.
  • Identify how the world goes through permanent global changes.
  • Analyze global issues and data from a biblical and philosophical perspective.
  • Identify cultural differences (lifestyle, traditions, ceremonies, relationships, worships, personal interactions, genders, and ages).
  • Compare and contrast their own culture to that of another country.
  • Demonstrate respect for cultural traditions that may not be similar to their own. 

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