Global Studies, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2020-2021. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Thesis Option

Total Hours: 33 Hours

Core Course Requirements
Required Hours
GS 5013Contemporary Issues in Global Studies3
GS 5233Global Competitive Environment3
GS 5313Global Communication and Public Diplomacy3
GS 5413Global Development3
GS 5513Global Crisis Management3
Research Hours
GS 5133Research Design and Methods for Global Studies3
Hours Subtotal18
Focus Area Requirements
Select 9 focus area hours9
Select 6 Thesis hours6
Hours Subtotal15
Total Hours33

Non-Thesis Option

Total Hours: 33 Hours

Core Course Requirements
Required Hours
GS 5013Contemporary Issues in Global Studies3
GS 5233Global Competitive Environment3
GS 5313Global Communication and Public Diplomacy3
GS 5413Global Development3
GS 5513Global Crisis Management3
Research Hours
GS 5133Research Design and Methods for Global Studies3
Hours Subtotal18
Focus Area Requirements
Select 12 focus area hours12
Select 3 Creative Component or Internship hours3
Hours Subtotal15
Total Hours33

Graduate College Master's Program Requirements

Learn more about Graduate College 2020-2021 Master’s Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.