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Overview of the Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies

The Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies Program offers five interdisciplinary majors which seek to prepare students to develop global competence. These programs are:

  • Global Studies - Africa
  • Global Studies - Asia
  • Global Studies - Europe
  • Global Studies - Latin America
  • Global Studies - War and Peace

For more information on each of these programs, click here.

The Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies gives students a broad understanding of other peoples and societies and prepares the students to work effectively on a broad range of common problems. Our program is based on the philosophy that knowledge of the interdependent world in which we live and work is essential to all citizens. We invite you to learn more about our program and the numerous ways it prepares our students to become global citizens and leaders.

The program encourages breadth and depth of language study and calls for the education and training of persons who are knowledgeable of history, world views and cultures other than their own. Our students are well equipped for careers with non-governmental and governmental organizations, multinational corporations, and think tanks, as well as to pursue graduate degrees in related fields.

To learn more about Career Options for Global Studies majors, click here.

The Global Studies Program also offers nine certificates in the following subject areas for students who wish to add an international dimension to their majors:

  • African Culture Through Music and Dance
  • African Studies
  • Asian Studies
  • East Asian Studies
  • European Studies
  • Global Leadership Center
  • Latin American Studies
  • Southeast Asian Studies
  • War and Peace Studies.

For more information on the Certificate programs, click here.

Our program is governed by a Faculty Advisory Board and administered by the Assistant Director for Global Studies Programs at the Center for International Studies. For more information, please contact:

Dr. Catherine Cutcher
Assistant Director
Global Studies Programs
Center for International Studies
Yamada International House 106
Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701  (740) 597-2756
Email: cutcher@ohio.edu





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