Global Studies and International Relations, Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Global Studies and International Relations is designed to provide students with the skills and training necessary to analyze, research, and evaluate a topic of interest in a global location. Overall, the program curriculum focuses on the themes of transition and development in the global world. Core courses provide a base of knowledge about global issues and are combined with an elective that allows students to focus on a specific area of interest.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Required Courses

GST 6100Globalization and Global Politics and Economics4
GST 6101Global Literacy, Culture, and Community4
GST 6320Peace and Conflict4


Complete one of the following:4
Regional Studies: East Asia
Regional Studies: Middle East
Regional Studies: Sub-Saharan Africa
Regional Studies: Europe
Regional Studies: Southwest and Central Asia
Regional Studies: Latin America

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

16 total quarter hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required