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Global Studies (BA)

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Vincent Melomo
Associate Professor of Anthropology & Department Chair of Culture, History, and Politics
Where Cultural Understanding Meets Career: Explore Global Studies at William Peace University

Are you passionate about understanding the interconnected world we live in? In an era where global issues shape our daily lives, the Global Studies program at William Peace University (WPU) offers you a transformative journey into the complexities of international relations. Broaden your horizons, develop critical skills, and prepare for a future where a global perspective is not just an asset – but a necessity.

A Comprehensive Outlook

At WPU, the Global Studies program is designed to equip you with a well-rounded understanding of the intricate web of global affairs. Our unique interdisciplinary approach seamlessly integrates core courses in anthropology, business, literature, history, cultural studies, and communication.

This curriculum not only provides a solid foundation but also empowers you with the flexibility to tailor your studies to align with your individual interests and career aspirations. Beyond traditional boundaries, the Global Studies major at WPU encourages critical thinking across various disciplines. Whether delving into economics, law, political science, international business, public health, modern languages, technology, or NGOs, our program prepares you to navigate the complexities of a globalized world, ensuring you graduate with a well-rounded skill set ready for the challenges of our interconnected global society.

Real-world Experience

We believe in learning by doing. The Global Studies program at WPU brings academic concepts to life through internships, hands-on experiences, and practical projects. Gain invaluable insights into the real-world applications of your knowledge, preparing you for both graduate studies and entry-level opportunities in diverse fields.

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Join Us in Shaping a Global Future

Embark on a journey that transcends borders and prepares you to be a global citizen. The Global Studies program at William Peace University opens doors to diverse career paths, empowering you to make a meaningful impact on the world. Join us in embracing the challenges and opportunities of our interconnected world.

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Your Passport to a Vibrant Career

The demand for professionals with a global mindset continues to rise. Global Studies majors are sought after by a variety of industries and organizations, recognizing the value of individuals who can navigate the challenges of a globalized society. Graduates from our program have pursued careers at renowned companies and institutions such as MTV, Disney, the National Basketball Association, Coca-Cola, the World Wildlife Fund, the United Nations, Microsoft, and more.

Tailor Your Future

With a range of electives, you have the flexibility to tailor your Global Studies degree to align with your passions and career goals. Whether your interests lie in human rights, environmental advocacy, international business, or technology, our program empowers you to shape your educational journey.

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, our program offers opportunities for international projects and research. Collaborate with faculty on global research initiatives or engage in projects that address real-world challenges on a global scale.


Yes. Many students choose to complement their Global Studies major with a minor in a related field, such as business, environmental studies, or political science. This interdisciplinary approach enhances your skill set and opens doors to diverse career paths. Plus, with WPU’s 4-credit hour system, it’s very easy to double major or have multiple minors.


Our program is designed to prepare you for both entry-level opportunities and further academic pursuits. Whether you envision a career in the workforce or plan to pursue advanced degrees, the Global Studies program at WPU equips you with the skills and knowledge needed for success.


Global Studies majors have a diverse range of career paths. From entertainment and technology to international organizations and NGOs, our graduates find opportunities in MTV, Disney, Microsoft, United Nations, and many more. The versatility of our program prepares you for success in a variety of fields influenced by global dynamics.

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