2020-2021 University Catalog

Global Studies, B.A.

Requirements for Major

Required: 43 semester hours; 20 or more upper-division; minimum 2.0 GPA

GLS 102Global Evangelism and Discipleship

2

GLS 103Pressing Issues in Global Mission Context

3

GLS 404Senior Integration Thesis

3

GLS 442Theology of Cultural Engagement

2

COM 306Intercultural Communication

2

HST 306History of Christianity

4

 

LAN 101Introduction to World Languages

3

OR

LAN 102Introduction to World Languages

3

 

PS 207Foundations in International Relations

3

SOC 204Cultural Anthropology

3

SOC 313World Religions

3

 

ECN 233Microeconomics

3

OR

ECN 234Macroeconomics

3

Choose one of the following concentrations

Complete 12 hours from one of the following concentrations to complete the major.

Global Ministry Concentration

GLS 410Global Studies Internship

4

GLS 412Biblical Theology of Missions

2

GLS 308Mission Practice & Strategies

2

GLS 310Global Immersion Studies

3

GLS 406Spiritual Warfare

2

LIN 445Foundations of TESOL

3

PT 420Ministry Leadership

3

SL 254Practical Fieldwork

1

GLS 410, GLS 412: Required

Culture and Diversity Studies Concentration

PSY 374Human Diversity

3

GLS 410Global Studies Internship

4

GLS 308Mission Practice & Strategies

2

GLS 310Global Immersion Studies

3

ENG 341Minority Voices in American Literature

3

HST 315History of American Minorities

3

PSY 215Social Psychology

3

SL 254Practical Fieldwork

1

PSY 374, GLS 410: Required

Children at Risk (CAR) Concentration

GLS 415Holistic Mission with Children at Risk

3

GLS 410Global Studies Internship

4

GLS 308Mission Practice & Strategies

2

GLS 310Global Immersion Studies

3

PSY 100General Psychology

3

PSY 202Adolescent Psychology

3

PSY 215Social Psychology

3

PSY 352Introduction to Counseling

3

PSY 354Introduction to Counseling Lab

1

SL 254Practical Fieldwork

1

PT 310Spiritual Formation

3

GLS 415, GLS 410: Required

Sustainability Concentration

ENV 201Introduction to Environmental Science

3

GLS 410Global Studies Internship

4

ENV 312Environmental Economics and Policy

3

ENV 315Environmental Ethics and Stewardship

3

ENV 317Project Management

3

ENV 332Geographic Information Systems

2

SCI 310Science & Faith Integration

3

ENV 201, GLS 410: Required

Agricultural Development and Water Resources focus

For Agricultural Development and Water Resources Fields (e.g. clean water projects), students are highly encouraged to consider the following elective courses within the 12 credits that are required for the sustainability concentration.

ENV 324Aquatic Systems

3

ENV 327Soil and Environmental Geology

3

Prerequisites are required or concurrent enrollment in CHM 201 (and BIO 211 in the case of ENV 324).

International Regional Concentration

Study abroad programs vary and create opportunities to develop customized concentrations in regional studies. These concentrations require language learning and cultural immersion based on the nature of the study abroad program. 12 credits or more are required for these concentrations. Program advisors work with the student in creating concentrations in the following areas: African Studies, Asian Studies, European Studies, Latin American Studies and Middle East Studies.

Click here to download recommended program layout.