Global Studies: Bachelor's Degree

Learn how social, economic, and political issues cross national boundaries and become global issues in the Bachelor of Arts Completion Program (designed for adults with previous college credit aiming to complete their degree). 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 11
Hybrid or Online
Course Length
10 Weeks
Transferable Credit
Bachelor's Degree
Per Credit
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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

What is a Bachelor's Completion Program?

A bachelor's completion program is designed for adults who have started, but not yet finished, an undergraduate degree. Students can transfer up to three years of previous college credit directly toward a bachelor's degree from the University of Denver through this program ideal for those seeking flexibility in completing their degree.


All students are required to complete a zero-credit Student Success Course.

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Major Courses
Elective Courses

Career Outcomes

Predicted outcomes for graduates of Global Studies

College graduates enjoy 57% more job opportunities than non-graduates, 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.

Increase your earning potential with a bachelor's degree! According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, those with a bachelor's degree will out-earn high school graduates by at least $25,000 annually.

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


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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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Accelerate your education by combining bachelor's completion with earning a master's degree.

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