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BA Global Studies

North Park University
Program overview
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates


Program description

BA Global Studies

Broaden your worldview and experience intercultural learning by increasing your knowledge and perspective of global issues, speaking a new language, and traveling abroad to work or study—all of which will prepare you to keep pace with our global economy. Career paths include working abroad in the expanding international fields of business, diplomacy, activism, and missions, or graduate study in international relations and cultural studies.

Admission requirements

At minimum, all prospective students are recommended to meet these admission standards for grade point average (GPA) and standardized test scores:

  • Cumulative high school GPA: 2.75 (unweighted)
  • Cumulative college GPA (transfer students): 2.5 (based on 12 or more transferable credits)
  • ACT composite (North Park’s ACT code is 1098): 19
  • SAT composite (North Park’s SAT code is 1556): 990

First-year students who do not meet the minimum requirements above may need to provide additional information such as an interview and/or be considered for provisional admission.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

  • Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Theology
  • The Western Theological Tradition
  • The Eastern Orthodox Theological Tradition
  • Introduction to Communication Theory
  • Introduction to Media Theory
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Introduction to Conflict Transformation
  • International Conflict Transformation
  • World Literature in English
  • Postcolonial Literature
  • Gender and Literature
  • Race and Literature
  • Independent Study in Global Studies
  • Internship in Global Studies
  • World History to 1500
  • Introduction to Nonprofit Management and Leadership
  • International Politics
  • Comparative Politics
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Social Thought
  • Movements for Change
  • Migration and Identity
  • Globalization: Transforming Economy and Culture
  • Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies
  • Gender and Justice
  • Gender Studies
  • Global Perspectives on Feminism and Gender

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

The tuition fee for this program is $31,430 per year.

Continuing studies

Graduates of this program can go on to pursue graduate study in international relations and cultural studies.

Career opportunities

Global studies majors often desire to work in international development with a secular or faith-based non-governmental organization; take the foreign service exam to land a job with the U.S. State Department.

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About this institute

North Park University

Founded in 1891 by Swedish immigrants, North Park University is a small private university located in the United States third-largest city, Chicago. North Park University is an Christian, city-centered, intercultural institution that will provide students with a practical, relevant, hands...

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Why study at North Park University

North Park has a health & fitness club that is at not additional cost. We also have an Office of International Affairs to ensure you can take advantage of all the benefits offered with your visa and stay in compliance.

Contact info

North Park University

3225 W Foster Ave
60625 Chicago Illinois
United States of America

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