Global Studies Minor

The Global Studies minor provides students with an introduction to the fundamental dynamics of  globalization. Through an interdisciplinary curriculum, students can explore the complex and multifaceted interconnections that characterize the contemporary world.

Declaring the Minor:

To be admitted to the Global Studies minor, students must meet the following requirements: 

  • be in good academic standing (minimum 2.00 GPA cumulative), and
  •  have completed all preparatory courses for the minor with a minimum prep GPA of 2.00 (grades for all preps should be posted on Degree Audit Report)

Only students who have satisfied all the above requirements may request to be declared Global Studies Minor by submitting a petition:

Petition to be declared Global Studies Minor



Please click on the Minor Worksheet for detailed course requirements and course overlap rules.
For additional courses approved to fulfill minor requirements, please visit the "Additional Courses for Global Studies"

The following Travel Study programs fulfill Global Studies minor upper division electives:

Global Studies Travel Study Programs

Note: At least 20 units of the minor (upper and lower division) must be unique to the minor.


Latest Term Courses May Be Taken 




      Summer **
 Senior Year (at the latest)  Glbl St 1: Globalization: Markets

(5 units)
 Glbl St 100A: Globalization: Governance and Conflict

(5 units)
 Glbl St 100B: Globalization: Culture and Society

(5 units)
 Glbl St 110A: Globalization in Context

(5 units)

Glbl St 110B: Globalization Research Seminar

(5 units)

**Optional for Minors

The above refers to the sequencing of the Global Studies specific courses only. Please refer to the Global Studies Minor Worksheet for complete program requirements, including additional preparation requirements, and electives.