Global Studies

Major: Global Studies
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Calendar Type: Quarter
Total Credit Hours: 180.0
Co-op Options: Three Co-op (Five years); One Co-op (Four years); No Co-op (Four years)
Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) code: 30.2001

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code: 19-3094

About the Program

Global Studies practices socially-responsible global citizenship through a unique combination of research-oriented and multilingual instruction, professional experience, and meaningful engagement with communities both here in Philadelphia and abroad.

Our students experience Global Studies by:

  • Examining the movement of peoples, goods, and cultures across countries and regions
  • Studying global issues in concrete socio-economic, cultural, and geographical contexts
  • Tackling structural inequalities from a variety of perspectives and disciplines
  • Developing intercultural and language skills through unique pedagogical models
  • Working with employers and communities in Philadelphia and around the world through Drexel's Co-Op opportunities

Degree Requirements

Global Media, Arts, and Cultures Concentration
General Requirements
CIVC 101Introduction to Civic Engagement1.0
COOP 101Career Management and Professional Development1.0
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics4.0
ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics4.0
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric I: Inquiry and Exploratory Research3.0
or ENGL 111 English Composition I
ENGL 102Composition and Rhetoric II: Advanced Research and Evidence-Based Writing3.0
or ENGL 112 English Composition II
ENGL 103Composition and Rhetoric III: Themes and Genres3.0
or ENGL 113 English Composition III
PSCI 150International Politics4.0
UNIV H101The Drexel Experience1.0
UNIV H201Looking Forward: Academics and Careers1.0
Two mathematics courses6.0-8.0
Two science courses6.0-8.0
Global Studies Core Requirements
GST 101Becoming Global: Language and Cultural Context3.0
GST 102Understanding Global: Markets and Governance3.0
GST 103Acting Global: Research Methods in Global Studies3.0
Four 200+ level GST courses12.0
GST 400Senior Project in Global Studies3.0
Language minor in Spanish, French, or Japanese, or minor in Asian Studies, or Middle East and North Africa Studies24.0
Students must complete at least 24 credits above the 103 language level to earn a language minor.
Media, Arts, and Cultures Distribution Requirements
ANTH 212 [WI] Topics in World Ethnography3.0
ANTH 330Media Anthropology3.0
ENGL 325Topics in World Literature3.0
WEST 100Introduction to Digital Design Tools3.0
PHIL 305Ethics and the Media3.0
Select one of the following:3.0
History of Western Art I: Ancient to Medieval
History of Western Art II: Renaissance to Romanticism
History of Western Art III: Modern Art
Media, Arts, and Cultures Distribution Options24.0
Students must complete at least 24 distribution credits from the approved list
Worldview: Science, Religion and Magic
Anthropology of Immigration
Societies In Transition: The Impact of Modernization and the Third World
Approaches to Intercultural Behavior
Visual Anthropology
Digital Culture
Digital Ethnography
Cultural Theory I
Architecture and Society I
Theory and Models of Communication
English Worldwide
Intercultural Communication
Ethnography of Communication
International Communication
Grant Writing
Nonprofit Communication
Media Effects
Global Journalism
Culture and Gastronomy I
Classical to Medieval Literature
Renaissance to the Enlightenment
Survey of World Literature
Post-Colonial Literature
Literature & Science
Literature and Other Arts
Topics in World Literature
Mythology
Women and Literature
Literature and Society
Special Topics in Film Studies
Introduction to Global Capital and Development
Introduction to Identities and Communities
Introduction to Power and Resistance
Introduction to Global Media, Arts, and Cultures
Introduction to Global Health and Sustainability
Advanced Studies in Global Capital and Development
Advanced Studies in Identities and Communities
Advanced Studies in Power and Resistance
Advanced Studies in Global Media, Arts, and Cultures
Advanced Studies in Global Health and Sustainability
Model Organization of American States
Special Topics in Global Studies
Special Topics in Global Studies
Introduction to Music
World Musics
Perspectives in World Nutrition
Metaphysics: Philosophy of Reality
Aesthetics: Philosophy of Art
Social & Political Philosophy
Global Ethical Issues
Philosophy of Religion
History of Political Thought
Public Opinion & Propaganda
Political Communication
Race, Ethnicity and Social Inequality
Globalization
Women and Society in a Global Context
Literary Editing & Publication
Electives53.0-49.0
Total Credits180.0
Global Business, Economics, and Development Concentration
General Requirements
CIVC 101Introduction to Civic Engagement1.0
COOP 101Career Management and Professional Development1.0
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics4.0
ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics4.0
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric I: Inquiry and Exploratory Research3.0
or ENGL 111 English Composition I
ENGL 102Composition and Rhetoric II: Advanced Research and Evidence-Based Writing3.0
or ENGL 112 English Composition II
ENGL 103Composition and Rhetoric III: Themes and Genres3.0
or ENGL 113 English Composition III
PSCI 150International Politics4.0
UNIV H101The Drexel Experience1.0
UNIV H201Looking Forward: Academics and Careers1.0
Two mathematics courses6.0-8.0
Two science courses6.0-8.0
Global Studies Core Requirements
GST 101Becoming Global: Language and Cultural Context3.0
GST 102Understanding Global: Markets and Governance3.0
GST 103Acting Global: Research Methods in Global Studies3.0
Four 200+ level GST courses12.0
GST 400Senior Project in Global Studies3.0
Language minor in Spanish, French, or Japanese, or minor in Asian Studies, or Middle East and North Africa Studies24.0
Students must complete at least 24.0 credits above the 103 language level to earn a language minor.
Global Business, Economics, and Development Concentration Requirements
BLAW 340International Business Law4.0
ECON 342Economic Development4.0
ENGL 308 [WI] The Literature of Business3.0
PHIL 301Business Ethics3.0
PSCI 255International Political Economy4.0
Select one of the following4.0
Multinational Corporations
International Trade
International Money and Finance
Global Business, Economics, and Development Distribution Options24.0
Students must complete at least 24.0 distribution credits from the approved list
Societies In Transition: The Impact of Modernization and the Third World
Approaches to Intercultural Behavior
Business Communication
Intercultural Communication
International Communication
International Negotiations
Grant Writing
Microeconomics
Macroeconomics
Economic Ideas
International Macroeconomics
Resource and Environmental Economics
Topics in World Literature
Literature and Society
Social Entrepreneurship
Global Entrepreneurship
Energy Entrepreneurship
Introduction to Finance
Global Financial Management
Introduction to Global Capital and Development
Introduction to Identities and Communities
Introduction to Power and Resistance
Introduction to Global Media, Arts, and Cultures
Introduction to Global Health and Sustainability
Advanced Studies in Global Capital and Development
Advanced Studies in Identities and Communities
Advanced Studies in Power and Resistance
Advanced Studies in Global Media, Arts, and Cultures
Advanced Studies in Global Health and Sustainability
Model Organization of American States
Special Topics in Global Studies
Special Topics in Global Studies
History of Capitalism
Multinational Corporations
International Trade
International Money and Finance
Regional Studies in Economic Policies and International Business
For-Profit Business Consulting
Nonprofit Business Consulting
Introduction to Marketing Management
Advertising & Integrated Marketing Communications
Marketing for Non-Profit Organizations
Global Marketing
The United Nations in World Politics
Ethics and International Relations
The European Union in World Politics
Wealth and Power
Development and Underdevelopment in the Global South
Globalization
Classical Social Theory
Imagining Multiple Democracies
Introduction to Business Statistics
Business Statistics II
Women and Society in a Global Context
Electives49.0-45.0
Total Credits180.0
Global Health and Sustainability Concentration
General Requirements
CIVC 101Introduction to Civic Engagement1.0
COOP 101Career Management and Professional Development1.0
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics4.0
ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics4.0
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric I: Inquiry and Exploratory Research3.0
or ENGL 111 English Composition I
ENGL 102Composition and Rhetoric II: Advanced Research and Evidence-Based Writing3.0
or ENGL 112 English Composition II
ENGL 103Composition and Rhetoric III: Themes and Genres3.0
or ENGL 113 English Composition III
PSCI 150International Politics4.0
UNIV H101The Drexel Experience1.0
UNIV H201Looking Forward: Academics and Careers1.0
Two mathematics courses6.0-8.0
Two science courses6.0-8.0
GST Core Curriculum Requirements
GST 101Becoming Global: Language and Cultural Context3.0
GST 102Understanding Global: Markets and Governance3.0
GST 103Acting Global: Research Methods in Global Studies3.0
Four 200+ level GST courses12.0
GST 400Senior Project in Global Studies3.0
Language minor in Spanish, French, or Japanese, or minor in Asian Studies, or Middle East and North Africa Studies24.0
Students must complete at least 24.0 credits above the 103 language level to earn a language minor.
Global Health and Sustainability Concentration Requirements
ANTH 360Culture and the Environment3.0-4.0
or SOC 244 Sociology of the Environment
PBHL 301Epidemiology in Public Health3.0
PBHL 303Overview of Issues in Global Health3.0
PSCI 334Politics of Environment and Health4.0
or SOC 346 Environmental Justice
Choose one of the following English classes3.0
Literature & Science
Environmental Literature
Topics in Literature and Medicine
Choose one of the following Ethics courses3.0
Public Health Ethics
Biomedical Ethics
Environmental Ethics
Global Health and Sustainability Distribution Options24.0
Students must complete at least 24.0 distribution credits from the approved list
Worldview: Science, Religion and Magic
Health & Healing Practices in Cross-Cultural Perspective
Societies In Transition: The Impact of Modernization and the Third World
Culture and the Environment
Biological Diversity, Ecology & Evolution
Ethnobotany
Genetically Modified Foods
Environmental Crime
Campaigns for Health & Environment
Environmental Communication
Science Writing
Grant Writing
The Kitchen Garden: Summer
The Kitchen Garden: Fall
Microeconomics
Macroeconomics
Resource and Environmental Economics
Literature & Science
Environmental Literature
Topics in Literature and Medicine
Introduction to Urban Planning
Cities and Sustainability
Energy Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science
Native Plants and Sustainability
Global Climate Change
Global Warming, Biodiversity and Your Future
Conservation Biology
Introduction to Global Capital and Development
Introduction to Identities and Communities
Introduction to Power and Resistance
Introduction to Global Media, Arts, and Cultures
Introduction to Global Health and Sustainability
Advanced Studies in Global Capital and Development
Advanced Studies in Identities and Communities
Advanced Studies in Power and Resistance
Advanced Studies in Global Media, Arts, and Cultures
Advanced Studies in Global Health and Sustainability
Model Organization of American States
Special Topics in Global Studies
Special Topics in Global Studies
History of Science: Ancient to Medieval
History of Science: Medieval to Enlightenment
History of Science: Enlightenment to Modernity
Themes in Global Environmental History
Empire and Environment
Transnational History of Science, Technology and Environment
Development of World Health Care
Health Care across Cultures
Foods and Nutrition of World Cultures
Perspectives in World Nutrition
Introduction to the History of Public Health
Introduction to Health & Human Rights
Women and Children: Health & Society
Introduction to Community Health
The World's Water
Exploring the HIV/AIDS Pandemic
Disease Outbreak Investigations
Health Inequality
Biomedical Ethics
Global Ethical Issues
Environmental Ethics
Environmental Philosophy
Philosophy of Technology
Philosophy of Science
Global Governance
Environmental Politics
Social Development: A Global Approach
Politics of Environment and Health
The United Nations in World Politics
Ethics and International Relations
International Human Rights
Psychology of Sustainability
Sociology of Health and Illness
HIV/AIDS and Africa
Development and Underdevelopment in the Global South
Globalization
Women and Society in a Global Context
Women's Health and Human Rights
Electives52.0-47.0
Total Credits180.0
Global Justice and Human Rights Concentration
General Requirements
CIVC 101Introduction to Civic Engagement1.0
COOP 101Career Management and Professional Development1.0
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics4.0
ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics4.0
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric I: Inquiry and Exploratory Research3.0
or ENGL 111 English Composition I
ENGL 102Composition and Rhetoric II: Advanced Research and Evidence-Based Writing3.0
or ENGL 112 English Composition II
ENGL 103Composition and Rhetoric III: Themes and Genres3.0
or ENGL 113 English Composition III
PSCI 150International Politics4.0
UNIV H101The Drexel Experience1.0
UNIV H201Looking Forward: Academics and Careers1.0
Two mathematics courses6.0-8.0
Two science courses6.0-8.0
GST Core Curriculum Requirements
GST 101Becoming Global: Language and Cultural Context3.0
GST 102Understanding Global: Markets and Governance3.0
GST 103Acting Global: Research Methods in Global Studies3.0
Four 200+ level GST courses12.0
GST 400Senior Project in Global Studies3.0
Language minor in Spanish, French, or Japanese, or minor in Asian Studies, or Middle East and North Africa Studies24.0
Students must complete at least 24 credits above the 103 language level to earn a language minor.
Global Justice and Human Rights Distribution Requirements
ANTH 310Societies In Transition: The Impact of Modernization and the Third World3.0-4.0
or SOC 330 Development and Underdevelopment in the Global South
ENGL 360 [WI] Literature and Society3.0
PHIL 335Global Ethical Issues3.0-4.0
or PSCI 352 Ethics and International Relations
PSCI 120History of Political Thought4.0
or PSCI 229 Theories of Justice
PSCI 353International Human Rights4.0
Select one of the following:3.0-4.0
Model Organization of American States
The United Nations in World Politics
The European Union in World Politics
Global Justice and Human Rights Distribution Options24.0
Students must complete at least 24 distribution credits from the approved list
Special Topics in Africana Studies (Course must have a global theme)
Anthropology of Immigration
Approaches to Intercultural Behavior
Intercultural Communication
Justice in Our Community
Prison, Society and You
Terrorism
Comparative Justice Systems
International Communication
International Negotiations
Grant Writing
The Kitchen Garden: Summer
The Kitchen Garden: Fall
Microeconomics
Macroeconomics
Economic Development
Resource and Environmental Economics
Topics in World Literature
Introduction to Global Capital and Development
Introduction to Identities and Communities
Introduction to Power and Resistance
Introduction to Global Media, Arts, and Cultures
Introduction to Global Health and Sustainability
Advanced Studies in Global Capital and Development
Advanced Studies in Identities and Communities
Advanced Studies in Power and Resistance
Advanced Studies in Global Media, Arts, and Cultures
Advanced Studies in Global Health and Sustainability
Model Organization of American States
Special Topics in Global Studies
Special Topics in Global Studies
Transnational History of Science, Technology and Environment
Social & Political Philosophy
Global Ethical Issues
Environmental Philosophy
Philosophy of Law
Philosophy of Religion
Overview of Issues in Global Health
Introduction to Health & Human Rights
Theories of Justice
Comparative Politics II
American Foreign Policy
Global Governance
International Political Economy
Power in Protest: Social Movements in Comparative Perspective
Social Development: A Global Approach
Political Theory from Below
The United Nations in World Politics
Ethics and International Relations
The European Union in World Politics
International Law
The Politics of LGBT Movements and Rights
Race, Ethnicity and Social Inequality
Wealth and Power
HIV/AIDS and Africa
Globalization
Environmental Justice
Classical Social Theory
Social Movements
Women and Society in a Global Context
Special Topics in Women's and Gender Studies (Course must have a global theme)
Electives51.0-44.0
Total Credits180.0

Writing-Intensive Course Requirements

In order to graduate, all students must pass three writing-intensive courses after their freshman year. Two writing-intensive courses must be in a student's major. The third can be in any discipline. Students are advised to take one writing-intensive class each year, beginning with the sophomore year, and to avoid “clustering” these courses near the end of their matriculation. Transfer students need to meet with an academic advisor to review the number of writing-intensive courses required to graduate.

A "WI" next to a course in this catalog may indicate that this course can fulfill a writing-intensive requirement. For the most up-to-date list of writing-intensive courses being offered, students should check the Writing Intensive Course List at the University Writing Program. Students scheduling their courses can also conduct a search for courses with the attribute "WI" to bring up a list of all writing-intensive courses available that term.

Sample Plan of Study

Global Media, Arts, and Cultures Concentration

4 year, 1 co-op

First Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ENGL 101 or 1113.0ENGL 102 or 1123.0CIVC 1011.0VACATION
GST 1013.0GST 1023.0COOP 101*1.0 
MATH 1014.0MATH 1024.0ENGL 103 or 1133.0 
UNIV H1011.0Language course4.0GST 1033.0 
Language course4.0 PSCI 1504.0 
  Language course4.0 
 15 14 16 0
Second Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ECON 2014.0ECON 2024.0Language course4.0Language course3.0
Language course4.0Language course4.0GST 200+ level course3.0MAC Distribution course3.0
Free elective3.0Science elective3.0MAC Distribution course3.0MAC Concentration required course3.0
GST 200+ course3.0MAC Distribution course3.0MAC Concentration required course3.0Science elective3.0
MAC Concentration requirement3.0Free elective3.0Free elective3.0Free elective3.0
 17 17 16 15
Third Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COOP EXPERIENCE**COOP EXPERIENCE**Language course3.0Language course3.0
  MAC Distribution course3.0MAC Concentration required course3.0
  GST 200+ level course3.0MAC Distribution courses6.0
  Free electives6.0Free elective3.0
 0 0 15 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCredits 
UNIV H2011.0GST 4003.0MAC Distribution course3.0 
Language course3.0MAC Distribution course3.0Free electives9.0 
MAC Concentration required course3.0Mac concentration course3.0  
GST 200+ level course3.0Free electives6.0  
Free elective3.0   
 13 15 12 
Total Credits 180

 5 year, 3 co-ops

First Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ENGL 101 or 1113.0ENGL 102 or 1123.0CIVC 1011.0VACATION
GST 1013.0GST 1023.0COOP 101*1.0 
MATH 1014.0MATH 1024.0ENGL 1033.0 
UNIV H1011.0Language course4.0GST 1033.0 
Language course4.0 PSCI 1504.0 
  Language course4.0 
 15 14 16 0
Second Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COOP EXPERIENCE**COOP EXPERIENCE**ECON 2014.0ECON 2024.0
  Language course4.0Language course4.0
  Free elective3.0Science elective3.0
  GST 200+ course3.0MAC Distribution course3.0
  MAC concentration requirement3.0Free elective3.0
 0 0 17 17
Third Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COOP EXPERIENCE**COOP EXPERIENCE**Language course4.0Language course3.0
  GST 200+ level course3.0MAC Distribution course3.0
  MAC Distribution course3.0MAC concentration required course3.0
  MAC concentration required course3.0Science elective3.0
  Free elective3.0Free elective3.0
 0 0 16 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COOP EXPERIENCE**COOP EXPERIENCE**Language course3.0Language course3.0
  MAC Distribution course3.0MAC Concentration required course3.0
  GST 200+ level course3.0MAC Distribution courses6.0
  Free electives6.0Free elective3.0
 0 0 15 15
Fifth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCredits 
UNIV H2011.0GST 4003.0MAC Distribution course3.0 
Language course3.0MAC Distribution course3.0Free electives9.0 
MAC Concentration required course3.0MAC Concentration required course3.0  
GST 200+ level course3.0Free electives6.0  
Free elective3.0   
 13 15 12 
Total Credits 180

Global Business, Economics and Development Concentration

4 year, 1 co-op

First Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ENGL 101 or 1113.0ENGL 102 or 1123.0CIVC 1011.0VACATION
GST 1013.0GST 1023.0COOP 1011.0 
MATH 1014.0MATH 1024.0ENGL 103 or 1133.0 
UNIV H1011.0Language course4.0GST 1033.0 
Language course4.0 PSCI 1504.0 
  Language course4.0 
 15 14 16 0
Second Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ECON 2014.0ECON 2024.0Language course4.0Language course3.0
Language course4.0BED concentration required course3.0Free elective3.0BED Distribution course3.0
BED Distribution course3.0Language course4.0BED concentration required course4.0BED concentration required course4.0
200+ level GST course3.0Free elective3.0GST 200+ level course3.0Free elective3.0
Free elective3.0Science3.0 Science elective3.0
 17 17 14 16
Third Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCELanguage course3.0Language course3.0
  BED Concentration required course4.0BED Distribution courses6.0
  BED Distribution course3.0BED Concentration required course3.0
  GST 200+ level course3.0Free elective3.0
  Free elective3.0 
 0 0 16 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCredits 
UNIV H2011.0GST 4003.0BED Distribution course3.0 
Language course3.0BED Distribution course3.0Free electives9.0 
BED Concentration required course3.0Free electives6.0  
BED Distribution option3.0   
GST 200+ level course3.0   
Free elective3.0   
 16 12 12 
Total Credits 180

5 year, 3 co-ops

First Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ENGL 101 or 1113.0ENGL 102 or 1123.0CIVC 1011.0VACATION
GST 1013.0GST 1023.0COOP 1011.0 
MATH 1014.0MATH 1024.0ENGL 103 or 1133.0 
UNIV H1011.0Language course4.0GST 1033.0 
Language course4.0 PSCI 1504.0 
  Language course4.0 
 15 14 16 0
Second Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCEECON 2014.0ECON 2024.0
  Language course4.0BED Concentration required course3.0
  BED Distribution course3.0Language course4.0
  200+ level GST course3.0Free elective3.0
  Free elective3.0Science3.0
 0 0 17 17
Third Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCELanguage course4.0Language course3.0
  BED Concentration required course4.0BED Distribution course3.0
  GST 200+ level course3.0BED Concentration required course4.0
  Free elective3.0Science elective3.0
   Free elective3.0
 0 0 14 16
Fourth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCELanguage course3.0Language course3.0
  BED Concentration required course4.0BED Distribution courses6.0
  GST 200+ level course3.0BED Concentration required course3.0
  BED Distribution course3.0Free elective3.0
  Free elective3.0 
 0 0 16 15
Fifth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCredits 
UNIV H2011.0GST 4003.0BED Distribution course3.0 
Language course3.0BED Distribution course3.0Free elective9.0 
BED Concentration required course3.0Free electives6.0  
BED Distribution option3.0   
GST 200+ level course3.0   
Free elective3.0   
 16 12 12 
Total Credits 180

Global Health & Sustainability Concentration

4 year, 1 co-op

First Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ENGL 101 or 1113.0ENGL 102 or 1123.0CIVC 1011.0VACATION
GST 1013.0GST 1023.0COOP 1011.0 
MATH 1014.0MATH 1024.0ENGL 103 or 1133.0 
UNIV H1011.0Language course4.0GST 1033.0 
Language course4.0 PSCI 1504.0 
  Language course4.0 
 15 14 16 0
Second Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ECON 2014.0ECON 2024.0GHS Distribution option3.0GHS Distribution option3.0
Language course4.0GHS Distribution option3.0GST 200+ level course3.0GHS Concentration required course3.0
GHS Distribution Option3.0Language course4.0GHS Concentration required course3.0Language course3.0
GHS Concentration required course3.0Science elective3.0Language course4.0Science elective3.0
200+ level GST course3.0GHS Concentration required course3.0Free elective3.0Free elective3.0
 17 17 16 15
Third Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCE0.0Language course3.0GHS Distribution option3.0
  GST 200+ level course3.0Language course3.0
  Free electives6.0Free Electives6.0
  GHS Distribution option3.0GHS Concentration required course3.0
 0 0 15 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCredits 
UNIV H2011.0GST 4003.0GHS Distribution option3.0 
GHS Concentration required course3.0GHS Distribution option3.0Free electives9.0 
200+ level GST course3.0Free elective6.0  
GHS Distribution option3.0   
Language course3.0   
Free elective3.0   
 16 12 12 
Total Credits 180

5 year, 3 co-ops

First Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ENGL 101 or 1113.0ENGL 102 or 1123.0CIVC 1011.0VACATION
GST 1013.0GST 1023.0COOP 1011.0 
MATH 1014.0MATH 1024.0ENGL 103 or 1133.0 
UNIV H1011.0Language course4.0GST 1033.0 
Language course4.0 PSCI 1504.0 
  Language course4.0 
 15 14 16 0
Second Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCEECON 2014.0ECON 2024.0
  Language course4.0GHS Distribution option3.0
  GHS Distribution option3.0Language course4.0
  GHS Concentration required course3.0Science elective3.0
  200+ level GST course3.0GHS Concentration required course3.0
 0 0 17 17
Third Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCEGHS Distribution option3.0GHS Distribution option3.0
  GHS Concentration required course3.0GHS Concentration required course3.0
  GST 200+ level course3.0Language course3.0
  Language course4.0Science elective3.0
  Free elective3.0Free elective3.0
 0 0 16 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCELanguage course3.0GHS Distribution option3.0
  GST 200+ level course3.0Language course3.0
  Free electives6.0Free electives6.0
  GHS Distribution option3.0GHS Concentration required course3.0
 0 0 15 15
Fifth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCredits 
UNIV H2011.0GST 4003.0GHS Distribution option3.0 
GHS Concentration required course3.0GHS Distribution option3.0Free electives9.0 
200+ level GST course3.0Free elective6.0  
GHS Distribution option3.0   
Language course3.0   
Free elective3.0   
 16 12 12 
Total Credits 180

Global Justice and Human Rights Concentration

4 year, 1 co-op

First Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ENGL 101 or 1113.0ENGL 102 or 1123.0CIVC 1011.0VACATION
GST 1013.0GST 1023.0COOP 1011.0 
MATH 1014.0MATH 1024.0ENGL 103 or 1133.0 
UNIV H1011.0Language course4.0GST 1033.0 
Language course4.0 PSCI 1504.0 
  Language course4.0 
 15 14 16 0
Second Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ECON 2014.0ECON 2024.0Language course4.0Language course3.0
Language course4.0Language course4.0GST 200+ level course3.0JHR Distribution course3.0
JHR concentration required course3.0Science elective3.0Free elective3.0JHR concentration required course4.0
200+ level GST course3.0JHR concentration required course3.0JHR concentration required course3.0Science elective3.0
 JHR Distribution course4.0JHR Distribtuion course3.0Free elective3.0
 14 18 16 16
Third Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCELanguage course3.0Language course3.0
  JHR Distribution course3.0JHR Distribution course3.0
  GST 200+ level course3.0JHR concentration required course4.0
  Free electives6.0Free elective6.0
 0 0 15 16
Fourth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCredits 
UNIV H2011.0GST 4003.0JHR Distribtion course3.0 
GST 200+ level course3.0JHR Distribution course3.0Free electives9.0 
Language course3.0Free electives6.0  
JHR Distribution course3.0   
JHR concentration required course3.0   
Free elective3.0   
 16 12 12 
Total Credits 180

5 year, 3 co-ops

First Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ENGL 101 or 1113.0ENGL 102 or 1123.0CIVC 1011.0VACATION
GST 1013.0GST 1023.0COOP 1011.0 
MATH 1014.0MATH 1024.0ENGL 103 or 1133.0 
UNIV H1011.0Language course4.0GST 1033.0 
Language course4.0 PSCI 1504.0 
  Language course4.0 
 15 14 16 0
Second Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COOP ExperienceCOOP EXPERIENCEECON 2014.0ECON 2024.0
  Language course4.0Language course4.0
  JHR concentration required course3.0Science elective3.0
  GST 200+ level course3.0JHR concentration required course3.0
   JHR Distribution course4.0
 0 0 14 18
Third Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCELanguage course4.0Language course3.0
  GST 200+ level course3.0JHR Distribution course3.0
  Free elective3.0JHR concentration required course4.0
  JHR concentration required course3.0Free elective3.0
  JHR Distribution course3.0Science elective3.0
 0 0 16 16
Fourth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCELanguage course3.0Language course3.0
  JHR Distribution course3.0JHR Distribution course3.0
  GST 200+ level course3.0JHR concentration required course4.0
  Free electives6.0Free electives6.0
 0 0 15 16
Fifth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCredits 
UNIV H2011.0GST 4003.0JHR Distribution course3.0 
GST 200+ level course3.0JHR Distribution course3.0Free electives9.0 
Language course3.0Free electives6.0  
JHR Distirbution course3.0   
JHR concentration required course3.0   
Free elective3.0   
 16 12 12 
Total Credits 180

Global Studies Faculty

Anne Cecil, MA (University of the Arts). Adjunct Instructor. Web designer, product designer, merchandising and artist.
Rose Corrigan, PhD (Rutgers University) Director of the Center for Law, Policy, and Social Action. Associate Professor. Women, public law, American politics and policy.
Brenda Dyer, MA (University of Pennsylvania). Associate Teaching Professor. Language acquisition pedagogy, teaching writing, seventeenth and eighteenth century French literature, women writers, translation.
Mary Ebeling, PhD (University of Surrey) Director, Women's and Gender Studies. Associate Professor. Science and technology studies; emerging technologies and biocapital; media and democratic cultures; radical social movements; sociology of markets; political sociology; and ethnographic methodologies.
Christian Hunold, PhD (University of Pittsburgh). Professor. Environmental policy; comparative politics; urban wildlife; political theory.
Gabriella Ibieta, PhD (City University of New York) Director, Programs in English. Associate Professor. Comparative literature; Cuban and Latin American fiction.
Emmanuel F. Koku, PhD (University of Toronto). Associate Professor. Social network analysis; qualitative/quantitative research; medical sociology; social epidemiology; social demography; sociology of development; communication and information technology; community and urban sociology.
Christopher A. Laincz, PhD (Duke University). Associate Professor. Economic development, technological change, and growth, industrial organization, macroeconomics and monetary economics.
Nada Matta, PhD (New York University). Assistant Professor. Political Economy, Social Movements, Middle East Studies, Gender Studies, Revolutions, Inequality.
Maria delaluz Matus-Mendoza, PhD (Temple University) Language Program Coordinator. Associate Professor. Spanish Linguistic variation in the US; the relationship between language variation and mobility (social and geographical) among the Mexican communities in Mexico and in the United States; second language acquisition; language variation in media.
Usha Menon, PhD (University of Chicago). Professor. Self, identity & personhood, emotional functioning, Hindu morality, gender relations in Hindu society, adult development, popular Hinduism, post-colonial feminism, Hindu religious nationalism and Islamic radicalism.
Rogelio Minana, PhD (Penn State) Department Head, Global Studies and Modern Languages. Professor. The role of classic cultural icons, particularly Don Quixote, in 21st century political and social justice discourse; the interplay between the traditional humanities, youth organizations, and digital storytelling.
Joel E. Oestreich, PhD (Brown University) Director of the Global Studies major. Professor. International organizations, international finance, development, and human rights.
Rakhmiel Peltz, PhD (University of Pennsylvania). Professor. Judaic studies, Yiddish culture and linguistics, ethnography of communication, immigrant cultural studies.
Abioseh Porter, PhD (University of Alberta, Canada). Professor. Comparative literature; postcolonial literatures
Robert Powell, PhD (Temple University). Assistant Teaching Professor. Early and Middle Bronze Age Crete; archaeoastronomy; early state formation; archaeology and anthropology of frontiers; mass communication.
Rachel R. Reynolds, PhD (University of Illinois). Associate Professor. Sociolinguistics, ethnography of communication and discourse analysis; violence against women in mass media; political economy of migration; semiotics including the textual, the visual and multimodal.
Simone Schlichting-Artur, EdD (University of Pennsylvania) Senior Assistant Dean of Global Initiatives. Teaching Professor. International business communication (Germany and the U.S.), public health policy and languages, German post-war history through film and literature, development of writing assessment tools for German minor.
Wesley Shumar, PhD (University of Pennsylvania). Professor. Digital media and learning; culture of higher education; entrepreneurship education; craft culture; semiotic of consumer culture.
Alden Young, PhD (Princeton University) Director of the Program in Africana Studies. Assistant Professor. African history; economic history and the history of Arab and African interactions.
Jennifer Yusin, PhD (Emory University). Associate Professor. Postcolonial literature; trauma theory; literary theory; psychoanalysis, and memory studies in contemporary literature in English.

Emeritus Faculty

Julie Mostov, PhD (New York University). Professor Emeritus. Modern political thought, democratic theory, nationalism, gender studies, South Eastern Europe and the Balkans.
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