The Global Studies minor provides an interdisciplinary approach to exploring contemporary global issues and events. The program is designed to be of interest to students who want to better understand current political, economic, and social dimensions of a dynamic, complex, and interdependent world. Courses focus on three categories: security and governance; markets and development; and culture, science, and technology.
Point of Pride
Global Studies minors analyze problems, issues and ideas from a perspective that deals with the nature of change and interdependence.
Why study Global Studies?
The Global Studies minor can enhance your academic journey and future career. It pairs well with many majors or other minor programs. You’ll gain global knowledge and skills that employers look for, making you competitive in whatever career field you choose.
The program also prepares you to work in a diverse workforce. You’ll critically examine contemporary global issues, events, process, and trends from multiple perspectives and develop appreciation for the interconnectedness of human and natural environments by exploring contemporary global issues and events from multiple perspectives and methodologies.
How to Apply
Minors can only be declared by current Illinois State students. Current students can use the Apply to Your Program tool on My.IllinoisState.edu.
Applications always accepted.