MajorGlobal Studies

Wichita State’s Bachelor of Arts (BA) field major in global studies allows you to focus your studies in multiple areas of interest—equipping you with skills and knowledge tailored to your career goals or graduate school plans. The global studies emphasis will enhance your perspective to help you operate as a well-informed global citizen in a world that’s increasingly connected, interdependent and complex.

Learn how global studies is the right fit for you.

 
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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To be admitted into the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

For WSU's admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.

Curriculum

The major consists of 36 credit hours selected from a list of approved courses that either address their subjects from a global perspective or address geographic areas outside of the United States.
 

Careers

Thanks to WSU's extensive network of employer connections, field majors have opportunities to gain real-world experience in diverse areas—helping them build a resume, make professional connections and land their dream jobs.

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