Bachelor of Arts
You want to travel the world—start here with our Global Studies degree to get there.
Global Change Starts With You
When you experience the world beyond what you’re used to, it can change you for the better. Learn about other countries, cultures, governments, and infrastructures, and prepare for a range of international career opportunities in this innovative and interdisciplinary program. Through our program, we encourage students to get excited about study abroad opportunities.
You can choose to major or minor in Global Studies.
The Global Studies program focuses on learning outcomes across 4 key areas:
- Recognizing global perspectives
- Analyzing global affairs
- Communicating ideas
- Learning a second language
Specifically, you’ll learn how to:
Identify and describe global cultures and societies
Describe and analyze global economies and political systems, foreign policies, and their philosophical foundations
Conduct authoritative research
Prepare written and oral compelling arguments about global affairs
Communicate in a second language at an intermediate level
Go beyond the classroom with a Global Studies degree. Learn about international study abroad and internship opportunities, and prepare for a career in foreign affairs, intelligence, health, development, law, and social services.
750+ Course Options
The Coppin State University Academic Catalog has a wide variety of skill-building courses designed to inspire and prepare you to be in-demand professionals and transformational leaders.
To graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies, students must complete 120 credit hours. These credit hours split among:
College requirements (12 credits)
Core courses (33 credits)
Foreign language requirements (3-12 credits depending on placement results or transfer credits)
College Requirements (12 credits)
|HIST 201||3||World History I|
|HIST 202||3||World History II|
|WLIT 207||3||World Literature|
|GEOG 102||3||World Regional Geography|
Core Courses (33 credits)
|WLIT 386||3||Modern Literature: Africa, Asia, Latin America|
|GLST 301||3||Introduction to Global Studies|
|BUSI 320||3||International Business|
|PHIL 314||Social and Political Philosophy|
Advanced Expository Writing
|HIST 407||3||U.S. Foreign Policy|
|POSC 404||3||International Relations|
History of Africa
|HIST 405||3||History of Latin America|
History of Asia (HIST 404)
History of Europe (HIST 411)
History of the Middle East (HIST 426)
Foreign Language Requirements (3-12 credits)
You may need to take anywhere from 3-12 credits depending on your language placement results or transfer credits.
|FOLA 101||3||Foreign Language I|
|FOLA 102||3||Foreign Language II|
|FOLA 201||3||Intermediate Foreign Language I|
|FOLA 202||3||Intermediate Foreign Language II|
Capstone Requirements (3 credits)
|GLST 450||3||Global Studies Seminar|