Global Studies

The bachelor of arts in Global Studies seeks to provide students with multiple perspectives for understanding the world and the tools necessary to appreciate how other peoples see the world and the issues confronting the global community.

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This degree will use an interdisciplinary approach emphasizing political science, history, economics, sociology / anthropology, communication and environmental studies.

What’s New

Dr. Sibel Oktay, with expertise in International Relations and Comparative Politics, has joined our faculty this fall 2014.  This fall semester she is teaching War and Peace and International Politics of the Middle East.
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This fall 2014 there are many opportunities to hear a variety of speakers or films on a range of current global issues.  These include the UIS Speakers Series, the World Affairs Council of Central Illinois, and the Foreign and Independent Film Series.  To be added to an email list to receive occasional announcements of these events, please email Dr. Frost.