Undergraduate

Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies

Learn how social, economic, and political issues cross national boundaries and become global issues. In this major, you’ll examine the interface of economics and politics at the global level while analyzing theories of internationalization. Work with concepts taken from history, geography, and international studies to understand how the world came to be the way it is and where it could be heading.

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At a Glance

Classes Begin
September 10
Format
Hybrid or Online
Course Length
10 Weeks
Admission
Transferable Credit
Bachelor's Degree
Per Credit
$643
Time
Varies
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Skills You'll Learn


Work effectively across cultures


Understand the intersection of societal, cultural values and political events


Leverage persuasive writing and speaking techniques

Curriculum

11
Common Core Courses
10
Major Courses
Varies
Elective Courses

Electives vary based on the amount of credits transferred. Your advisor will obtain any necessary approvals from the academic director.

Career Outcomes

Predicted outcomes for graduates of Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies


By 2020, 65% of job openings will require postsecondary education and training beyond high school, according to a study done by the Georgetown University Public Policy Institute.


More than 70% of the world’s purchasing power is located outside of the United States, inspiring businesses to venture overseas, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. Career openings continue to grow for professionals who possess sophisticated knowledge of timely global issues and trends and have the ability to work effectively across diverse organizational structures.

Job Titles

Legislative Assistant
Foreign Culture Analyst
Community Affairs Director
Political Fund Raiser
Contract Specialist
Cultural Events Planner
Tourism Promotion Officer
International Visitor Exchange Specialist

Community Affairs Director Salary: National Average

$52,661
(Glassdoor)

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Flexible Online Classes

Flexible Online Classes

We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.

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University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.

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