undergraduate course catalog 2008-2009

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degree programs for: contemporary global studies

the contemporary global studies major is an interdisciplinary degree developed through a collaboration with the college of arts and sciences (departments of history and political science) and the college of business, and offers unique theoretical and practical international perspectives.

program highlights

students preparing for professional careers in business, government and education, for example, can learn more about the effects of history and culture on the behavior and structure of political, financial and economic institutions around the world. the effects of political and international trade relationships and the impact of globalization on human rights, the environment, international trade, nationalism, and investment are explored.

other features of the program include:

international experience component

international internships

study abroad opportunities in ireland, london, mexico, and elsewhere

international experience short courses

language/communication skills component

history/area studies

political science/international relations