Global Studies Minor

The Global Studies minor provides students with an introduction to the fundamental dynamics of  globalization. Through an interdisciplinary curriculum, students can explore the complex and multifaceted interconnections that characterize the contemporary world.


Admission to the Minor:

To be admitted to the Global Studies minor, students must be in good academic standing (minimum 2.00 GPA overall), and have completed all preps for the minor with a minimum GPA of 2.00 in these courses.

Please click on the Minor Worksheet for detailed course requirements and course overlap rules.

After satisfying the preparation requirements, students may request to be declared Global Studies Minor by submitting a petition:

Petition to be declared Global Studies Minor

For additional courses approved to fulfill minor requirements, please visit the "Additional Courses for Global Studies"

The following Travel Study programs fulfill Global Studies minor upper division electives:

Global Studies Travel Study Programs


Latest Term Courses May Be Taken 



      Summer **
 Senior Year (at the latest)  Glbl St 1: Introduction to Global Studies
(5 units)
 Glbl St 100A: Globalization: Concepts & History
(5 units)
 Glbl St 100B: Globalization: Contemporary Issues
(5 units)
 Glbl St 110A: Globalization in Context
(5 units)
Glbl St 110B: Globalization Research Seminar
(5 units)

**Optional for Minors
The above refers to the sequencing of the Global Studies specific courses only. Please refer to the Global Studies Minor Worksheet for complete program requirements, including additional preparation requirements, and electives.

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