Global Studies (Minor)


Are you interested in global issues? Do you hope to live or work abroad? Complement your major with the analysis of a variety of international issues, global institutions and policy problems.



Program Description

The minor program in global studies offers students exposure to global processes and institutions from a transdisciplinary perspective. The program aims to provide students with an introduction to the tools and skills necessary to make connections linking theory with challenging global issues.


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At a Glance: program details

  • Location: Tempe campus, or online
  • Additional Program Fee: No
  • Second Language Requirement: No





Program Requirements

GPA Requirement: None

Incompatible Majors: BA in global studies

Other Enrollment Requirements: None

An ASU student who is pursuing a degree at any ASU campus may elect to add a minor offered at any other ASU campus.

Current ASU undergraduate students may pursue a minor and have it recognized on their ASU transcript at graduation. Students interested in pursuing a minor should consult their academic advisor to declare the minor and to ensure that an appropriate set of courses is taken. Minor requirements appear on the degree audit once the minor is added. Certain major and minor combinations may be deemed inappropriate by the college or department of either the major program or the minor. Courses taken for the minor may not count toward both the major and the minor. Students should contact their academic advisor for more information.

Enrollment Requirements

The minor in global studies consists of 18 credit hours in global studies courses, 12 credit hours of which must be upper-division courses. Students who minor in global studies must complete two required courses:

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Attend Online

ASU offers this program in an online format with multiple enrollment sessions throughout the year. Applicants may view the program description and request more information here.



Program Contact Information

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