Global Studies

Economic, political, and environmental issues are becoming increasingly globalized. D'Youville College's Global Studies program will prepare you to understand the complex relationship between nations through economic, linguistic and political principles.

As a Global Studies major, you'll develop the knowledge and interdisciplinary perspective needed to research, analyze and interpret a variety of global trends including:

  • Human rights
  • Emerging economies
  • Social change
  • Energy consumption
  • Food shortage
  • Industrial growth

Upon graduation, you'll be prepared you for a wide variety of careers, including international business, Foreign Service and public administration.


The Global Studies major leads to a Bachelor of Arts degree. Choose your concentration in a world region:

  • Europe
  • The Americas
  • The Non-Western World

D'Youville Advantages

  • Get individualized attention in small classes taught by accomplished faculty scholars, not teaching assistants.
  • Build your resume with a professional internship, while gaining perspective on a future career.
  • Deepen your knowledge and cultural understanding through study abroad at a foreign university.
  • Strong interdisciplinary coursework provides an excellent basis for graduate study or law school. Add a minor to further strengthen your background.

Note to applicants: Be sure to check out the application and admission requirements for this program.

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  • Our Alumni

    "By studying history, I know the past ways that countries interacted and by studying Global Studies, I can predict the future interactions of countries."
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