2017-2018 Samford University Catalog 
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2017-2018 Samford University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Global Studies Interdisciplinary Major (B.A.) (HIST)

The global studies major is a humanities-based interdisciplinary major providing students the tools to study, encounter, and engage with the people, cultures, and languages throughout history and in the ever-changing present.

Required Courses

General Education - Univ Core Curriculum: 22 Credits

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General Education - Distribution Areas: 27 Credits

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Global Studies Interdisciplinary Major: 52-68 Credits

Global Studies Core: 8-24 Credits

Global Studies Electives: 36 Credits

  • Select five World History courses at the 300- or 400-level. Excludes HIST 300 , HIST 495 , and HIST 497 . (20)
  • Select four World Language courses at the 300/400-level. One course must be in the culture of the chosen language. Two or more culture courses preferred. (16)

Cultural Immersion: 4 Credits

  • Complete four credits of international study or internship, subject to approval of academic advisors (4) or

General Electives: 11-27 Credits

Total Required Credits: 128

*Four of these credits are included in the General Education Requirements ; the balance (up to 16 for one language) will be applied towards General Electives.