B.A. Global Studies with Political and Economic Development Concentration

Program Admissions Requirements

There are no program admission requirements for the B.A. in Global Studies

General Education

The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.

Objective 16
Objective 23
Objective 3 - MATH 1123 Recommended 13
Objective 4 - either LANG 1101 or LANG 1102, and one additional Objective 4 course from the Humanities or Fine Arts categories7
Objective 57
Objective 6 - GLBL 22036
Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 83
Objective 7
Objective 8
Objective 9 - GLBL 2202 or GLBL 22703
Total Credits38

Major Requirements

12 credits from any combination of languages offered by the department or the equivalent demonstrated competency12
GLBL 2202The World Today:Introduction to Global Issues (Satisfies General Education Objective 9)3
World Regional Geography and Cultures (Satisfies General Education Objective 9)
GLBL 2203International Organizations Today: Conflicts and Cooperation (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 6)3
GLBL 3400Simulation for Global Affairs3
GLBL 3350International Symposium1
GLBL 4493Senior Thesis/Capstone4
POLS 2221Introduction to International Relations3
Political and Economic Development Concentration9
This area of concentration focuses on the political and economic development of the Global South. Students taking this concentration prepare for careers in international development and aid with non-profit organizations, foundations, intergovernmental organizations, or the foreign service. Choose nine (9) credits of upper division Global Studies courses that have not been used to fulfill another program requirement or speak to your major advisor about what other courses may be used. Additionally, the senior thesis/capstone must be on a topic in political and economic development approved by the advisor.
Total Credits38

Degree Totals 

Program Admission Requirements0
General Education38
Major Requirements (w/o General Education)28
Upper Division Free Electives19
Free Electives35
Total Credits120

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education