- Eager to develop an understanding of the global community and issues related to identity, borders, and cultural encounters?
- Curious about the way that inhabitants of the United States are enmeshed in a global world, and how our local lives are impacting other people no matter where in the world they live?
- Interested in taking informed action on domestic issues that have global implications?
Students developing plans incorporating this platform will:
- Develop a grounding in several disciplines, including politics, anthropology and history;
- Study a second language and study abroad;
- Develop an analytic framework that will allow both action and research on issues of global significance.
Options for plans based on this platform include exploring:
- Global race, ethnicity and nationalism and the linkages between policies in the United States and policies in the international context; OR
- Cross-cultural and cross-national understanding and practice of the arts and humanities; OR
- International economics and policy and the local and global impact of nation-based policies.
Senior projects might include
- An internship in an international organization; OR
- Designing a field-based research project on global issues; OR
- Developing a community program for education about global issues.
Students may use plans in this area to be prepared for careers in business, communications, government, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), or international organizations.