The Global Studies BA major is rooted in political science, economics, sociology, geography and history. Students in this major integrate theory and research to examine critical cultural and geopolitical issues.
The Global Studies undergraduate major at Lesley University offers students the opportunity to study individuals, societies and systems globally. Coursework includes a focus on interdisciplinary issues, including globalization, human rights, political economy, social justice and cultural transformation. This major is geared towards students wishing to pursue graduate studies, planning careers with an international and/or multicultural orientation, and for those interested in law, policy and advocacy.
This course examines core concepts and issues comprising the emerging field of global studies, and addresses the challenges they pose to the global community and its citizens. Students will engage in researching select global issues and investigating prospective career options as they consider their personal and professional identity in the field of global studies.
Nancy V. Heims
Assistant Professor of Global Studies
Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies; Professor of Political Science and Global Studies
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Minors:Global StudiesHuman ServicesPolitical ScienceSocial WorkSociologyWomen's Studies
Dual Degrees:Human Services Dual Degrees
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