B.A. in Global Studies Requirements

Requirements for the B.A. in Global Studies (44 hours). Click here for the official degree sheet.

A) REQUIRED (14 hours):

  • GEOG 1113 Introduction to Cultural Geography
  • GLST/GEOG 1713 World Regional Geography
  • GLST/GEOG 2002 Global Sustainability
  • GLST/GEOG 2103 Global Perspectives
  • GLST 4513 Senior Capstone Experience

 B) SKILLS -- Choose one course (3 hours):

  • GEOG 3333 Spatial Analysis (Prerequisite: STAT 2013 or 2023 or 2053)
  • GEOG 4203 Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • GEOG 4313 Geographic Field Techniques and Data Collection

C) REGIONAL STUDY -- Choose one from each category (6 hours)

  • Western Region:
    • GLST/GEOG 3713 Exploring North America and Diversity
    • GLST/GEOG 3723 Europe
    • GLST/GEOG 3743 Latin America
    • GLST/GEOG 3793 Australia and the Pacific Realm
  • Non-Western Region:
    • GLST/GEOG 3053 Introduction to Central Asian Studies
    • GLST/GEOG 3733 Russia and its Neighbors
    • GLST/GEOG 3753 Asia
    • GLST/GEOG 3763 Africa
    • GLST/GEOG 3783 The Middle East

D) THEMATIC COURSES -- Choose five courses from the same category (15 hours):

  • Culture, the arts and humanities: ANTH 3353, ANTH 3443, ANTH 4883, ART 4703, ART 4713, ART 4793, ENGL 3463, ENGL 4350, GEOG 3173, GEOG 3213, GEOG, 4143, GEOG 4253, GWST 4950, HIST 3133, HIST 3543, HIST 3553, HIST 3583, PHIL 3613, PHIL 3623, PHIL 3943, PHIL 4943, PHIL 4953, REL/SOC 3713, REL 4113, REL 4213, REL 4223, SOC 4653
  • Geopolitics and the Global Economy: AGEC 4343, ECON 3613, Econ 4643, EEE 3020, EEE 3403, ENTO/PLP 2143, GEOG 3123, GEOG 3133, GEOG 3163, GEOG 3183, MKTG 3993, POLS 3003, POLS 3033, POLS 3123, POLS 3163, POLS 3193, POLS 3223, POLS 3313, POLS 3893, POLS 4013, POLS 4043, POLS 4114, POLS 4223
  • Sustainability: ENTO 2003, ENTO 2223, ENVR 1113, ENVR 3113, GEOG 2344, GEOG 3023, GEOG 4113, GEOG 4003, GEOG 4073, GEOG 4233, HIST 4603, NREM 4001, NREM 4043, NREM 4063, NREM 4473, NSCI 3543, SOC 4433, SOC 4453, SOC 4533

 E) UPPER-DIVISION ELECTIVES OUTSIDE GEOGRAPHY (6 hours):

 Acceptable courses include:

 1. Courses with the Contemporary International Cultures (I) general education designation are acceptable, excluding the following courses in the foreign languages which primarily cover reading, composition, grammar, or diction:

- FREN 3073, 3203, 3213, 3343, 3463, 4550
- GRMN 3013, 3023, 3343, 3463, 3803, 3813, 4550
- JAPN 3012, 3112, 3133, 3333
- RUSS 3113, 3223, 4223
- SPAN 3203, 3213, 3463, 4550

2. Any AMST, ANTH, GEOL, HIST or POLS course is acceptable except:

- AMST 3713, 4433
- GEOL 4993
- HIST 3913, 3980, 3983, 4553, 4903, 4980, 4990, 4993
- POLS 3100, 3353, 3414, 3423, 3453, 3483, 3503, 3523, 3533, 3543, 3733, 3813, 3983, 4343, 4353, 4413, 4453, 4573, 4963, 4973, 4983, 4990, 4993

3. The following courses are also acceptable:

- AG 3080 (Agriculture & Natural Resource Study Abroad)
- A&S 3080, 3090 (Study Abroad)
- BIOL 3253, 3263
- BOT 4123
- ECON 4913
- ENGL 3813, 4093
- FOR 3883, 4553
- MSIS 3103, 4013
- SOC 3213, 3413, 3423, 3713, 4383, 4513, 4533
- ZOOL 3143

4. This list is non-exhaustive, accretive, and open to modification in consultation with the Undergraduate Advisor in Geography.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Donald Colley, Undergraduate Advisor
Instructor of Professional Practice
OSU Department of Geography
344 Murray Hall
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK 74078
(405) 744-9171 (direct) or (405) 744-6250 (main office)
Email: don.colley@okstate.edu