Globalization & International Studies

The Globalization and International Studies concentration emphasizes the value of both international experience and global and regional coursework.

Students in this concentration must complete at least 6 credits of their undergraduate work outside the United States either through an accredited study abroad program or through a departmentally-approved internship or other appropriate international experience.

“Globalization” courses for this concentration are world-wide in scope; “International Studies” courses are grounded in specific world regions.


Students majoring in geography with a concentration in globalization and international studies gain analytical and geographical skills and perspectives appropriate for  employment with organizations, firms or government departments engaged in international affairs, communications or trade.

For detailed requirements, please see Geography BA Concentration Tables