Program Overview

The online Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies program is designed to develop skills and build experiences for a career or study in international relations, development, education, social science, immigration, law, or government. By applying the concepts of thinking locally and acting globally, you’ll build a framework to understand and negotiate global realities, whether economic, political, cultural, or ecological. You’ll also expand cultural understanding and discover potential markets for your unique ideas and talents. The program explores the roles that ecology, gender, race, class, religion, and ethnicity play in cultural environments and apply that understanding to everyday interactions among diverse cultures. Coursework includes building a portfolio to integrate the skills you’ll acquired and apply them to solve a real-world problem.

Program highlights: ƒ

  • Entire program can be completed online ƒ
  • Evaluate issues from the perspective of global environmental impact ƒ
  • Study the history of global economic interactions over the centuries ƒ
  • Choose a global problem such as poverty, hunger, the spread of disease, or environmental degradation and view it from various perspectives ƒ
  • Evaluate written work on globalization for its truth and reliability ƒ
  • Describe the relationship between economic and cultural change around the world

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission


    High School Diploma or GED required.

    School Overview

    Since 1971, National University has been dedicated to making lifelong learning opportunities accessible, challenging, and relevant to a diverse student population. As a nonprofit institution, National University invests in its students by providing them with quality educational instruction and learning technologies, superior faculty, and exemplary student services.

    National University offers undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs from the following schools and colleges:

    • School of Business and Management
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    • School of Professional Studies
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    More than 70 National University degree programs are available 100 percent online.


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