University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Global and Regional Studies Program

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Global Studies

Description of the Global Studies Major (Available to students in the College of Arts and Sciences ONLY):

Thirty credits, including GRS 001 (Introduction to Global Studies); GRS 200 (Seminar in Global Studies); and four core courses drawn from disciplines relevant to Global Studies. To fulfill these core requirements, students should take one course from each of the following three thematic areas, and a fourth core course in the thematic area of their choice.

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  • Political-Economic Perspectives on Globalization:
    POLS 051, EC 040, CDAE 002
  • Human and Environmental Perspectives on Globalization:
    ANTH 021, GEOG 050, ENVS 002
  • Humanities Perspectives on Globalization:
    HST 010, or appropriate intro-level globalization and literature course

Remaining twelve credits for the major should be drawn from the list of Global Studies electives each semester, study abroad program, or in consultation with the GS advisor. Nine of these elective credits must be at the 100-level or higher. No more than nine credits used toward the major may be taken from any one discipline. In addition, majors must complete either four courses at or above the 100-level in any foreign language OR a minor in a foreign language.

General Requirements

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